Trends

Wedding Trend to Try: Sneakers

Athletic shoes have been enjoying a major moment—more like a few years—in the spotlight (just ask Chiara, Olivia, and Karlie), and we couldn’t be happier about it. Having the Style Set’s blessing to wear comfy shoes in typically heel-happy places, from the office to dinner dates? Yes, please. Photos by Laurent Nivalle and Toms In fact, we’re loving this trend so much that…

Wedding Trend to Try: Place Settings with Gold Flatware

While poring over Florida weddings lately, we’ve noticed one simple but oh-so-luxe touch that instantly elevates a reception—place settings with gold flatware. And while gold utensils give a wedding reception an undoubted air of luxury, they’re also surprisingly adaptable. They dress up a rustic barn tablescape, and they make polished, black-tie tabletops look even more, well, posh. Photos by Cody Hunter Photography…

11 of our Favorite Bloom-Embellished Aisles

Our friends at Thumbtack—a website devoted to connecting consumers with service providers across countless of genres, including weddings—have just released a report detailing top wedding trends of 2016, and what types of items and extras brides and grooms tend to be shelling out more for nowadays when it comes to their weddings. Photos by Ozzy Garcia and Denise Bovee Photography Not surprisingly, floral embellishments…

15 of the Prettiest Naked Wedding Cakes

Some wedding trends come and go, never to be heard from again once their 15 minutes are up (hello, shoulder pads, dangling beads, and up-to-here hair). Others, like naked wedding cakes, have a little more staying power thanks to their versatility and chameleon-like qualities (naked cakes can look equally at home in a rustic barn and an ultra-modern loft). Photos by Gianny…

Expert Insight: Maggie Lord’s 2016 Wedding Trends

Another new year will soon be here, and with it, a slew of new (or, in some cases, reappearing) wedding trends. As we prepare to welcome 2016, wedding expert, author, and RusticWeddingChic.com founder Maggie Lord is sharing her list of the top trends for next year’s nuptials, and she’s sure we’ll be seeing them whether you get married here in Florida or in…

Trend to Try: Hand-Painted Wedding Cakes

We love a classic, white wedding cake, whether it’s topped with plump peonies or covered with piped-on dots. But there’s a new trend taking over cake tables, and we’re simply smitten. Hand-painted cakes are edible works of art, splashed with everything from garden blooms to graphic patterns. With their intricate, and often oversize, designs, hand-painted cakes can add a big pop of…

5 Fall Bridal Beauty Trends to Try

When it comes to style, most components of modern-day weddings are subject to what’s trending, from gowns (read: tea length) to venues (hello, vineyards and revamped barns!)—and makeup is no exception. Heather Degele (above, at left), regional manager for Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa and Boutique, which provides spa and salon services for weddings at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, has seen her…