Setting the tone for your d-day, a wedding theme can guide each aesthetic choice taken from that juncture forward. Owing to that, choosing a wedding theme can be an intimidating commitment to make. Do you want to go a modern and fresh route or keep things romantic? With a plethora of variations and wedding themes before you, the choice seems to be inundating.
Upon discovering the wedding theme of your dreams, you can officially go ahead with the rest of your wedding plans. But if you’re torn between the choices on which path you should take up, then here’s a curated list of the best wedding themes ideal for any venue or style. Count on this guide to finally tick the boxes of your planning checklist.
If you’re always spellbound by sparkling and shimmery elements and if glitz is your thing, then a shimmer and bling theme can be your best bet. For the decor think shimmery elements, sequin or glittery drapes, tablescapes, crystal strings and fairylights. Imagine walking down the aisle in a shimmery attire, with mirror and sequin work, and sending out stationery and wedding invitations with gold and silver calligraphy.
For this theme, envision a minimal design, clean lines and geometric shapes. Since the theme knows fewer bounds, direct it however you see fit. One of the very best ways to channel this theme is through your event space decorations such as sleek seats, simple wedding attire, or by going for a bold colour scheme.
Have in mind a more casual, yet intimate wedding? Then a garden theme can be your best bet. If you have a backyard ceremony in mind, then this laid-back style can be ideal for you. Consider tying the knot amidst a park, a botanical garden, a greenhouse or in a gazebo. Greenery, flowers, and butterflies take centre stage in a garden theme. Based on your wedding style, you can also incorporate Victorian or vintage elements as well.
A theme highly preferred by couples is going heavy on flowers, and an all-floral theme can be nothing less than a visual treat to your eyes. Your event space will look its best when you choose to have your stage, centrepieces, corners, invitations, the wedding cake, and even your wedding attire decked up with flowers.
A romantic themed wedding typically features delicate lighting, soft shades, and flowers in abundance. For a romantic theme, think hanging lights, such as chandeliers, lanterns, and also stick to Pastel Decor, floral walls and also some sort of calligraphy.
Are you envisioning a black-tie wedding? If you intend you and your guests dressing to the nines, then the overall theme should align accordingly. For nuptials such opulent, you will want to spare no effort and include comprehensive tablescape settings, with a complete sit-down dinner, flamboyant floral arrangements, luxe seating, elegant head table, and more.
Planning an outdoor ceremony? Then there is nothing more adorable than entwining tropical elements to your wedding. Envision flamingo themed elements, fresh blooms and fruits, floral invitations, flower-decked wedding cake, tropical prints everywhere and also easy-breezy, colourful wedding attire.
Whether you’re a wanderlust duo or have friends or family members who will be arriving from near and far for your nuptials, then bring in an ingenious travel theme that they can’t help but just love.
Every so often, this theme is called a Cinderella wedding. Think rhinestone-studded ball gowns, some horse-drawn carriages, satisfying orchestra music and more. There is no better wedding theme that would make you and your better half feel like prince and princess. For this theme, occasionally pop culture comes into play via Disney wedding invitations and Disney songs.
A wedding incorporating a beach theme is dictated by the locale, which can be the beach of a river, lake, sea or even ocean. Seashells, sandcastles and starfishes are front and centre with a beach theme. Exotic flowers, tropical centrepieces and adornments with fine, lightweight tulle brings this theme into life in an indoor reception at your destination beach wedding.
Besides, you may also need laid-back decor, plants in abundance, such as neon florals and palm fronds, and also signature beachy cocktails for guests.
Three things better define a preppy wedding- versatile fabrics, flirty lines and bright hues. To set off the brighter colours, a modern motif is typically used, and the mix of graphic details and bold palette take the entire ambience to fun, flirty level up. A preppy themed wedding is incomplete with peony flowers, which can act as a perfect stem to centrepieces and accents. Sport wedding gown with layers of flowy tulle or with one or two bow details. Adding fancy touches is the key- with chandeliers or calligraphy and minimalist decor.
Holiday themes can be the best bet for those couples who plan their nuptials close to a major holiday. Typically used holiday themes are Halloween themed weddings, Christmas themed weddings and also valentine themed weddings.
Just because you wish to be heedful of the environment at your nuptials, it doesn’t imply that you need to cut back on little things. For your grand exit on the aisle, prefer biodegradable confetti instead of rice, or when it comes to table decor, plants as an alternative to flowers, and also wedding invites made out of recycled paper. If the weather is favourable, then choose to have an outdoor venue instead to cut back on energy from all the lighting.
How about channelling the zapping twenties and Jay, Nick, Daisy and the entire cast to your nuptials with a Great Gatsby theme? The key here is luxury, and let blues and golds be more prominent. Think feather accents for your decor, cocktails, and play some jazz music to imbibe the theme. The bridal party will look their best in flapper attire. Make a show-stopping grand entry and exit in a vintage car.
Make the most of a colour scheme to set the scene, and in turn be your wedding theme. Even though red is often regarded as the universal colour of love, a romantic alternative to that bold colour is pink, which impart a sweet touch to your wedding. Team up grey with pink, in lieu of black, to keep the whole look soft. Other colours that won’t overpower the romantic pink theme are baby blue, teal, sage and turquoise. To lend an ethereal effect, bring in fresh blooms and fine tulle. To complete the look, add pink spotlights and candles.
Nothing can ever be compared to a traditional/classic themed wedding with a white colour scheme. A Classic themed wedding is heavily set in tradition, actualising at a dedicated reception centre. Think white decor, from the floral arrangements to the linens. Pastel or metallic accents can also be incorporated, but in a whole, the palette is airy and light with various textures thrown in to mix things up. And you may picture a chapel or a church to bring into life this theme, outdoor weddings with a classic theme are also popular among couples.
For weddings on glam side, you will want to pull out all the stops and nail your look with jaw-dropping attire, sweeping hairdo besides the fancy decor for an indelible celebration. Also incorporate elegantly draped fabric linens, floral walls, metallic elements and also palatable food. The decor can vary from opulent and over-the-top to minimalistic. Also, wow the guests with something out-of-the-blue, such as a live performance.
A decor that boasts of pastel shades in abundance creates a look, which is unparalleled. Pastel theme is one of the most favoured wedding themes offering a backdrop which can accentuate all your wedding photos. Starting from the wedding attire to the decor, to all elements of your wedding, it’s an all-time theme and has its own peculiar charm.
Festival themed wedding brim with fun details and are colourful, bright, laidback and outdoors! Hosting your wedding with a festival theme is the best excuse to extend your revelry over an entire weekend, whereby you can have much fun with some outdoor games, live music and more. Make sure that you book a venue with plenty of outdoor space, to bring the festival theme to life! Marquees also work well too!
A cherry blossom theme is a highly adored theme, which gained traction of late. Think pretty sorbet hues, blingy elements, and decor with cherry blossom trees, and even a cherry blossom cake!
Now that you know some of the trending and latest wedding themes, it’s time to pull off the most popular one!