Wedding trends can be like marmite to brides. Some brides worry about being too trend-led because, inevitably, times change. However, if a trend really appeals to you, it’s probably because you really do love it. And if it’s something you love, then it’s certainly worth going with! One wedding trend which doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere soon is the metallic trend. In fact, it’s going to shine just as brightly in 2019 as it did in 2018!
Whether it’s gold, silver or copper, brides are loving the sparkle of the metallic trend, and applying it to different areas of their wedding day styling. From tablecloths, charger plates, and bridesmaid dresses metallics are being used to create stunning visual effects and ambience, from hip urban chic to classic romantic fairytale weddings.
Incorporate subtle metallic hints such as shoes, belts or hairpieces for a contemporary accent which isn’t too over-stated!
Use mirrors as a centerpiece to light-up the table and add some natural reflection to your venue. Since the mirror will reflect whatever is put on it, add shine to your centerpiece by topping it with metallic vases of flowers or tea light holders and votives. Add a personal touch to your mirror by choosing one with a frame, for example small vintage mirrors. Cover dining or buffet tables in a metallic tablecloth or table runner to complete the look.
Whether you intend to incorporate metallic elements throughout your entire wedding, or only want to have shiny invitations, start your wedding off with some sparkle. Choose a shimmery paper for your invitations with beautiful lettering, or add a hint of gold or silver by using a calligrapher to embellish the wording on your cards.
Gold, silver and other metallic cakes are proving incredibly popular. Adding shimmer to your cake can come in a variety of forms, and there are lots of options which I can discuss with you. Some brides may opt for one band of sparkle to dress up their cake, others may opt for a more elaborate design of several layers mixing metallics, colours and floral decorations too. If you don’t want your entire cake to shimmer, we can add a metallic cake topper or discuss other subtle embellishments.
I look forward to talking wedding cakes with you soon!