have been cracking the codes for trends in different areas of fashion for
years, based on the collections released on the runway during the fashion
Among these is the bridal collection — from suits, gowns, bridal accessories, and even arrangements. Whether or not you’re getting married this year, it’s good to know what the trends are to stay current with the ever-changing fashion calendar.
In this article, we list the twelve major wedding fashion trends for 2019:
Bridal or Wedding jewelry
Besides wedding bands, jewelry used to be an afterthought. More focus, emphasis, and attention were given to the gown, until recent years where more women saw that the accessories complete the entire ensemble.
There are a number of bridal or wedding jewelry trends this 2019 such as:
1. Mixed metals
Gone are the days where wedding bands should only be made of one material and one finish.
Mixed metal bands are in trend for 2019, allowing more diversity and uniqueness which can add to the personality of the couple together. In addition, this is a way for grooms to pitch their taste for a ring that they’ll be wearing forever. Manlybands.com have these available or for customization.
2. Colored gemstones
This year, you’re going to see more engagement and wedding
rings that have colored gems instead of a traditional diamond.
Many brides-to-be were looking for more personalization, and gems like birthstones and others are found to suit most custom rings for both the bride and groom. Top jewelry colors for 2019 can be found here.
2019 is a comeback year for pearls, which are typically found in earrings, bracelets, or necklaces. If the bride wears jewelry besides the ring, it will be a popular choice. These also have been seen in headbands or head accessories that brides wear.
4. Matching bridesmaid jewelry
The bridesmaid is usually someone very dear to the bride. This year, it’s seen that if the bride is going to wear additional jewelry like earrings, a bracelet or necklace, a similar kind will be seen as worn by the bridesmaid.
The most awaited piece at any wedding will always be the bridal gown. Even if you aren’t a royalty or a celebrity, your bridal gown will be something every guest looks forward to see.
There are various trends for bridal gowns this year, a few of which are:
5. Colorful wedding dress
Colorful wedding dresses have introduced previously, but its popularity will rise this year. There will be pops of color instead of the traditional white ensemble. Some colors are:
- ice blue
- mint green
The royal wedding of Meghan Markle included a 16-foot veil, which wouldn’t be practical. However, the bridal fashion week has presented options like shorter, shoulder-length, beaded, or dyed veils for brides who don’t want to skip the veil.
7. Statement sleeves
This year is going to be more than the predictable off-shoulder gowns or long lace sleeves. Designers have created major sleeves like:
- puff tulles and lace
- tight satin
Caftan is no longer just for modern, boho fashion. This year, it comes into bridal gowns, too. Several designers have unleashed their caftan couture creativity by using different colors and incorporating various designs in one piece.
There is a lesser effort with grooms compared to brides, but it doesn’t mean that there are no trends for them. This year, their trends are also a little bit different in order to complement the brides.
Here are some of them:
9. Vibrant suits
As colored bridal dresses are increasing, trends for groom suits for are also leaning into more color than the traditional black or navy suit. Vibrant hues like emerald, burgundy, royal blue, and purple are beginning to get some attention.
With the rising bohemian and rustic wedding themes, wearing tweed is also a trend this year. Tweed waistcoats, flat caps, and even suits will be seen more in 2019 weddings, working well with contrasting colors and slim cuts.
11. Three-piece suit
For grooms, this year will be the three-piece suit comeback. When tailored impeccably, the fit will be perfectly sharp for the ceremony, and the jacket can simply be removed with sleeves pushed up, for the after-party.
12. Matching with the groomsmen
This will be a year that many groom and groomsmen wear matching suit colors from the same textile, but will be having differences in style. It pushes for cohesiveness and unique individuality at the same time.
Weddings are life-changing events, and they deserve to be prepared for even with what today’s wedding trends cost. This 2019 has brought some old trends back, as well as new ones that contribute to more personal and unique touches for every bride and groom.
This year’s wedding trends in jewelry, gowns, and suits, highlights the personal taste and preference the couple can incorporate on their wedding day.