Wedding Trends in 2021: 5 Things Couples Should take Note

February 22, 2021

It has been universally acknowledged that new year often comes with all things new. From dreams to resolutions – it has been something that is expected to happen from time to time. Amongst the many different changes we see around us, perhaps trend is the most anticipated phenomena for a lot of people. Many of us are eager to know about the new development in fashion, technology, automotive, and so on.

If we look closely upon your social media feed or many different news platforms, you’ll notice that wedding trend is one of the biggest talk of the town. Perhaps, there is something fascinating about knowing the what kinds of wedding gown that is deemed fashionable on that year, or what kinds of magical place that couples would love to get married to – the excitement around this subject never cease to exist.

As we’ve reached the second month of 2021, there are already dozens of wedding trends that couples lean to. From eco-friendly concept to minimalistic décors, these five trends are most likely sums up the dream wedding for couples around the world.

  1. Intimacy over lavish party


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2020 has changed our perspectives towards everything. The time spent at home was, somehow, made us realize that we often overlook those important little things in life. This then led a lot of people to speak highly of simplicity and intimacy. One of the easiest examples we can think of is probably something as lavish as wedding. Anna Price Olson from wrote that 2021 would be the year of ‘micro wedding.’ Couples will most likely lean towards hosting an intimate wedding with 50 guests or less. Anna mentioned that this trend offers more emotion and intimacy that people often long for.

  1. Dreamy yet minimalistic


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Roses, candles, string lights, and perhaps an acoustic band will definitely still going to be in style in 2021. With the raise of people’s awareness in minimalism, many couples choose to adopt the ‘less is more’ concept onto their wedding without having to jeopardize its beauty. According to an article wrote by, minimalistic wedding is a way of setting one’s true intention about what’s really important on their special day. Because, happiness and beauty doesn’t always come in a lavish grand party, right?

  1. Natural and sustainable


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Let’s face it – the world is getting warmer and we have the responsibility to prevent it from getting burn faster. Adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle might not be the easiest thing to do, but it’s always better to start taking a little step than doing nothing. Over the past few years, there are many couples who are aware of the damage caused by an excessive plastic, food, or paper wastes from wedding parties. Thus, they’re trying to plan their wedding meticulously, to ensure that their happiness will be shared well with the mother earth. From choosing the right stone for their rings, eco-friendly wedding invitation, picking out sustainable décors, meals, even wedding venue – everything is modify so that they can produce less waste.

  1. Unique colour palette


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One of the first things that will caught people’s eyes upon entering your wedding venue is colour scheme. As strange as it is, picking out colour scheme has been dubbed as the trickiest step for couples, because this thing will help setting guests’ mood for the entire reception. According to Nora Sheils from Bridal Bliss Wedding Organizer, 2021 is the year of fun colours such as pink, corals, lilac, and even orange. But, instead of showing its true bright nature, couples will pick the washed out or tone-down version of the same colours so that it’ll be easier for the eye.

  1. Mixed of classic and modern


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Carrie Goldberg from mentioned that although wedding celebrations in 2020 and the following year isn’t all about the dress, the role holds by wedding fashion is more important than ever. Intimate wedding doesn’t necessarily means that you can’t dress nicely or even lavishly – because we all want to look like Kings and Queens on this very special day. As for the latest bridal trends, a well-mixed of classic and modern touch will still be in style. For example, plain and simple white dress but with a twist on its collar or sleeves, 1920’s inspired dress, modern-styled lace dress, and even short dresses.