The Latest Wedding Trends For 2019

When it comes to weddings – evolution is key, innovation is essential and creativity is a prerequisite.

Trends come and go but lasting impressions are what stay.

Using these ever-changing trends to create impressionable experiences for clients is what gives us so much joy in planning and coordinating weddings.

Ensuring each wedding is specifically tailored to suit the needs, style and ‘vibe’ of each couple is an exciting and rewarding process.

Making use of the season’s wedding trends is what helps coordinators orchestrate such stunning setups.


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currently popular or widely discussed online, especially on social media websites. “today’s top trending topics”


Its 2019!

That means its new year and new styles!

With the new batch of wedding trends means there more exploring to do with different textiles.

Let’s delve into the tasty trends for 2019.



Let’s all start with the colour of the year!

Pantone has announced its colour of 2019!

Living coral. It is a bright, sunny, pinky-orange.

A cheery, vibrant tone that’s perfect for weddings and any event.

Whether or not you choose to use the colour of the year, Pantone is a great place to find some inspiration for bold and bright colours to use on your big day.



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the seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs (stamens and carpels) that are typically surrounded by a brightly coloured corolla (petals) and a green calyx (sepals).

synonyms: bloom, blossom, floweret, floret “the shrub produces blue flowers in early summer”

Fresh blooms move over.

This year is all about big, bushy pampas styled with robust flowers such as proteas.

Big and messy is in and we’re thrilled.

Be prepared for your florist to go all out with this fun and flamboyant floral style.



2019 brings us a variety of styles from dark and edgy to soft and minimalist.

Minimalism is what gives a wedding an elegant and clean look, it will feel calm and collected when the guests fill the venue, it also allows people to acknowledge other aspects of the wedding.



Lights please!

This funky trend will lighten up the mood at your wedding, literally.

Neon LED word lights is a very chic and new trend added to the wedding revolution, use it in your photobooth or to lighten up an area in your venue.



Beautiful visual dishes that is earthy, health cautious and extremely flavourful is trendy at the moment.

Chefs make use of raw vegetables, ‘home made’ breads, different types of cheeses, etc.



Brides are moving away from over the top dramatic dresses and focusing on minimalistic dresses.

They are going for crop styled tops with skirts and plain white, more expensive-looking fabric.

Feather bottoms are also starting to become fashionable.



Stationery has become a lot more digital these days.

Printed versions of invitations (if still done) is more matte, sheer paper & custom illustrations.


Thank you gifts

A lot of couples these days already have a flat or home that they stay in before the wedding day and therefore have most of the items they need.

Most people therefore opt for money in an envelope or vouchers to selectively spend it on items they require for their home or maybe go towards their honeymoon fund.



Most people are moving away from traditions like cutting the cake, throwing the garter & bouquet, father-daughter-dance, wearing a veil, using wedding march, etc.

Read more on The Aleit Weddings Blog.