Trendy vs Classic: How to Determine Your Bridal Style
A traditional wedding is an occasion to honour your cultural or religious heritage, while a modern wedding will allow you to express your personality and creativity. .

Choosing the perfect wedding style is a pivotal decision for any bride-to-be. The two most popular options are trendy and classic. We explore today the characteristics of both to hopefully make it a lot easier for you to choose.

Trendy Bride

1. Fashion-Forward Choices — Trendy brides are known for embracing the latest fashion trends. They're drawn to contemporary designs, experimental silhouettes, and unconventional colours. A trendy bride might opt for non-traditional bridal attire, such as jumpsuits, separates, or even bold patterns.

2. Statement Accessories Accessorising is a crucial aspect of a trendy bridal look. Statement jewellery, unique headpieces, and eye-catching shoes are all elements that a trendy bride might incorporate to make a bold statement on her special day.

3. On-Trend Décor

A trendy bride's wedding décor will likely reflect current design trends. This could include modern floral arrangements, unconventional colour palettes, and contemporary venue choices. Elements like geometric shapes, metallic accents, and neon signage are also common in trendy weddings.

Modern brides are opting to add a touch of colour to their dress, and blush tends to be their top pick.

4. Social Media Presence Trendy brides often have a strong presence on social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest. They're eager to share their unique wedding style with the world and draw inspiration from other fashionable brides-to-be.

5. Personalised Touches

Trendy brides are known for their creativity and willingness to think outside the box. They're likely to incorporate personalised touches, such as custom-made signage, unique guest book alternatives, and innovative wedding favours, to make their wedding truly one-of-a-kind.

Classic Bride

1. Timeless Elegance

A classic bride is drawn to timeless, elegant designs that exude a sense of grace and sophistication. Traditional white or ivory gowns with clean lines and subtle details are often the go-to choice for classic brides.

Timeless and chic, classic wedding dresses are super-flattering and feminine.

2. Simple, Understated Accessories

Classic brides tend to favour understated accessories that complement rather than compete with their bridal attire. Pearls, delicate veils, and heirloom jewellery are all common choices for the classic bride.

3. Time-Honoured Décor

Classic weddings often feature timeless elements such as romantic florals, neutral colour palettes, and elegant table settings. Venues with historical or architectural significance are frequently chosen to create a sense of timeless beauty.

4. Private Affair

A classic bride may prefer a more intimate and private celebration with close family and friends. This style often emphasises the significance of the ceremony itself, placing less emphasis on grand, extravagant receptions.

5. Sentimental Touches

Classic brides are likely to incorporate sentimental elements into their wedding day. This could include family heirlooms, vintage photo displays, or even choosing a venue with personal significance.

Ultimately, whether you identify as a trendy or classic bride, remember that there are no strict rules when it comes to planning your wedding.

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