5 Trendy Wedding Themes
As the owner of Kiss of Bliss, a full service wedding planning business in New Jersey , Alissa Mingin is finding more and more brides want their weddings centered on a specific theme. “I would say seven out of 10 brides follow a theme-based wedding,” says Mingin.
Over the years, Mingin has coordinated a variety of themed weddings—from Going Green to the Awesome 80s—to help turn her client’s dreams into a reality. Right now, “the most popular themes are rustic chic and Victorian vintage, by far,” she says.
However, Ashley Hendler Kolak, of Pennsylvania, wanted something different for her wedding and decided to go with a wine and sports theme. “I love wineries, so I thought it would be fun,” Kolak said.
“We also did sporty stuff since we love sports. (For our) Save the Dates, we did game tickets and our intro was like a starting lineup.”
Kolak, who got married at Bucknell University, added, “We made the lobby look like a winery. Place card holders were cut wine corks, and (we gave out) wine as favors.” While Kolak selected two of her favorite pastimes as her wedding theme, most brides usually focus on one idea. From rustic chic to the roaring twenties, Mingin offers her insight on the top five wedding themes that are trending now and how brides can incorporate them into their own affair: