2022 WEDDING TRENDS: STYLE AND COLORS

28th March 2022


Following a trend means imitating a suggested or widely spread idea meant to last months or even years. Just as in fashion, wedding trends also evolve continuously as they are influenced by changes in our society and the time in which we live. Each trend corresponds to a precise but customizable style since wedding is a very personal event and there is no standard that can adapt to the different personalities or tastes of brides and grooms. Being updated on the latest trends means having new ideas and inspiration to define the style that best represents you. Every choice becomes easiest as the selection of the right vendors with which to develop a project that reproduces your wedding as you always imagined it.


For more than a year, the pandemic has had a strong impact on our lives: in a reality that has remained almost crystallized, our priorities and our choices have changed. The slowdown in consumption worldwide is the clear demonstration that the necessary is preferred to the superfluous, with a return to the most important values. It is in this context that the 2022 wedding trends will follow those of 2021. Simplicity and nature will be the protagonists that will give life to apparently similar styles but with distinctive traits and different wedding colors.

NATURAL WEDDING


Natural wedding is the trend chosen by brides and grooms with a gentle but nonconformist soul. The mood is less traditional and highlights the beauty of nature by embracing more styles still in vogue: from bohemian with a démodé touch to the trendiest romantic, every decorative detail follows the style of the wedding in an almost uncontaminated context. Locations of any type, as long as they are surrounded by nature, are those suitable for a natural wedding.

The wedding color palette of this trend reproduces the shades of the environment and the season chosen since nature is the protagonist. Soft colors with different shades for spring and winter or more intense and contrasting ones for summer and autumn: those who choose the natural wedding have a wide choice of extravagant colors such as purple, yellow, orange and blue or delicate tones that can be combined with the traditional white.

Floral arrangements, with an apparently wild look, are the result of careful work: discomposed lines are made to give lightness and informality to the set-up. To contrast with this apparently confidential context, there is a mise en place with attention to detail thanks to a careful selection of precious elements. A refined wedding stationery that reproduces floral motifs on Amalfi paper or on transparent materials, is the icing to give a personalized touch. The bride and groom's clothes must be faithful to the style of the chosen location: for a solution by the sea or in the open countryside, it is advisable to opt for a simple and practical but still chic look. On the contrary, in a castle or an ancient villa surrounded by greenery, you can dare with a more elaborate and refined look.

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MINIMALIST WEDDING


Minimalist wedding is the most contemporary trend for sober weddings with a modern style. Minimalism means choosing the essential which should not to be confused with something miserable: each stylistic choice is carefully studied to design a wedding stationery and setting up with a clean and elegant design. We could define it as the ideal trend for those couples with a strong and discreet personality.

Pastels colors and white are protagonists with a moderate use of intense shades and chrome details. So give space to stationery elements with a slight touch of color and stylized or almost absent graphic motifs. Even the floral arrangement must remain faithful to the style and flowers contribute to create something innovative. Arrangements do not exceed in flowers or foliage and they follow precise lines appropriate to the minimalist concept. One of the latest trends is the use of dried flowers to be used alone or dried floral elements to combine with classic cut flowers.

The bride and groom's look is also essential: clean-cut wedding dresses, light make-up and a soft updo hairstyle for a touch of elegance without excess. The ideal setting is a location with a modern design and in total white but with right combinations, you could also opt for an ancient residence. Furthermore, the minimalist wedding is combined with a trend that has been gaining ground in the last year: the micro wedding. At the time of the pandemic, many couples in fact considered the option of a restricted wedding to celebrate with a few close ones (from 20 to 50 people) and in compliance with preventive measures so as not to endanger the health of hundreds of guests.

SUSTAINABLE WEDDING


Sustainable wedding is the eco-friendly trend preferred by spouses with a sensitive soul and who care about the environment. It is an increasingly current trend that blends well with the country-chic style in which rustic joins the good taste to create an informal and refined wedding. Organizing a sustainable wedding means putting first the relationship with nature and the good of the environment from the first choices: this is how the use of recycled paper is preferred for the wedding stationery, while for the wedding banquet menu we focus on on genuine local products at zero km.

Elements and colors of the earth are in the foreground: raw wood and green vegetation are combined with natural fabrics (cotton, canvas, jute) and white, ivory or ecru shades. The mise en place, in perfect green style, is basically informal on imperial wooden tables, left naked and decorated with long runners together with natural elements. Zero environmental impact is the goal of sustainable weddings and this also influences the floral choice: flower pots or arrangements with fake flowers are preferred to centerpieces with flowers grown in greenhouses, cut and imported from abroad. Hand-made decorative elements and solidarity favors help to make the wedding a friend of nature.

To be faithful to this trend, couples choose dresses in ecological fabrics combining hemp, cotton and silk, while a delicate make-up and a wavy half-bun hairstyle with soft waves are the most suitable for brides. Farmhouses, farmhouses and farmhouses, decorated with rows of outdoor lights, are the right places for a wedding inspired by this trend.