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Articles Tagged with "wedding trends"

Wedding Trend: A Normcore Wedding

Marta Block

Have you heard of normcore? Normcore is a style and fashion trend about being, well ... normal. Normcore is about spending less time trying to stand out and more time doing what matters to you. So, what is a "normcore wedding"?... MORE

Posted December 22, 2014

Pantone Color of the Year 2015: Marsala

Marta Block

Every year Pantone announces a new "color of the year." This color is not only expected to show up frequently in design and fashion, it's description is meant to say something about the trends for the year. Wedding designers and vendors always take an interest in the color of the year, not because they suddenly expect everyone to choose it as a wedding color, but because they expect it to influence wedding designs and trends.... MORE

Posted December 16, 2014

Themed Weddings: Doing It Right

Marta Block

We love themed weddings at GigMasters. Every year around Halloween we set off looking for the most outrageous Halloween-themed weddings, and we've published dozens of real weddings with themes ranging from circus to super heroes to Christmas. But compared to the rest of wedding tradition, the idea of a "theme" is still pretty new. What is a themed wedding? How do you make it work?... MORE

Posted October 28, 2014

Trend Alert: Animated Wedding Cakes

Chelsea Pellegrino

You can frost, fondant and bedazzle your wedding cake - or, you can take some pointers from Disney and make it come to life. If you don't believe us, just watch this cake... (yes, you read that correctly.)... MORE

Posted October 01, 2014

Is Used a New Wedding Trend?

Marta Block

When Andrea Lown started SmartBride Boutique in 2008 a lot of her clients couldn't get over the idea that they'd be using someone else's wedding dress. According to Lown, brides were nervous and somewhat secretive about it, hiding the information from friends and family. Today though, Lown says that with the rise of the sharing economy outside of the wedding world, more and more brides are becoming more and more comfortable with the idea of buying a used dress, and selling their dress later. Lown points to the rise her company has seen in resale of dresses costing over $2,000 as evidence that this trend isn't just for the cash strapped, and isn't in fact just about saving money.... MORE

Posted September 16, 2014

What's A Shadow Wedding?

Marta Block

Just when you think you’ve seen every wedding trend and tradition from apron dances to hashtags along comes something new.  Shadow weddings have been making the news this summer. So what is a shadow wedding and do you need one?... MORE

Posted July 29, 2014

2013 Wedding Entertainment Trends

Marta Block

Some say 13 is an unlucky number, but 2013 is looking like a great year for weddings and wedding entertainment. Here are the top 13 wedding entertainment trends we predict for this year.... MORE

Posted May 29, 2014

The Kimye Wedding, News You Can Use

Marta Block

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West kicked off the 2014 wedding season with an extravagant Memorial Day weekend destination wedding in Italy. We'll leave it to other sites to go over the gossip and all the extravagant details. When we come across a celebrity wedding that makes the news, we like to look at it for how it can help you plan your own wedding.... MORE

Posted May 28, 2014

2014 Wedding Season: What's the Buzz?

Marta Block

Wedding trends always make big news, but how much impact do they really have on the people planning their weddings? We wanted to find out so we undertook a massive task. We surveyed over 1,000 brides, grooms, and wedding vendors with weddings during the most popular wedding months (May – October) this year. Some of what we found may surprise you!... MORE

Posted May 19, 2014

Trends in Pre-Wedding Parties

Marta Block

Bridal showers, bachelor parties, bachelorette parties, couples showers, man shower, engagement parties, rehearsal dinner, pre-wedding breakfast, pre-wedding hike … The list of potential pre-wedding events has grown since the days of one bridal shower and one bachelor party. ... MORE

Posted May 02, 2014

Does Your Wedding Need a Hashtag

Marta Block

The social media wedding is all over the wedding blogs and magazines lately. But is the trend overstated? We've been conducting a survey of this year's wedding trends and early returns show that only about 35% of this year's couples are planning on creating their own hashtag. Is this a mistake?... MORE

Posted March 25, 2014

2014 Wedding Trends

Marta Block

Every year wedding bloggers and reporters come out with what they think will be the big trends for weddings. Here’s what wedding experts are predicting for this year:... MORE

Posted February 03, 2014

3 Mega Wedding Trends for 2013

Marta Block

Last week we attended Wedding MBA, a conference/trade show for wedding professionals. We were there to make sure wedding professionals knew about the great entertainment that GigMasters can provide for weddings. Also, we like the swag, the parties and of course the great information about what's next on the wedding scene. Rebecca Dolgin, editor of The Knot, shared her thoughts on what the top 3 over-arching trends for 2013 will be.... MORE

Posted October 09, 2012

4 Fall Wedding Entertainment Trends

Marta Block

Fall officially starts on Saturday so what better time to take a look at some of the entertainment trends you'll be seeing at weddings this Fall. Having a Fall wedding is itself a trend, as more couples have started looking beyond the traditional June wedding to do something a little bit different. ... MORE

Posted September 20, 2012

Wedding Trends, It's OK to Love Them

Marta Block

When you read as many wedding blogs as I do you start to see a lot of the same wedding trends. When you spend as much time in the social media world of weddings as I do, you see another trend, hating on the trends. When you spend your day looking at pictures of Mason jars and cupcakes, it's hard not to hate them just a little, tiny bit. Every once in a while, we bloggers let that hatred show.... MORE

Posted July 24, 2012

Wedding Wrap Up: It's All about Personality

Marta Block

I've been saying it for years, the hottest trend in weddings is ignoring the trends. The best way to make sure that you and your grooms have the wedding of your dreams is to stay true to your dreams. Need proof that it can be done? Look at some of these great weddings from around the web this week.... MORE

Posted October 07, 2011

Wedding Stuff We Love

Marta Block

As I mentioned yesterday, we spent the week at the Wedding MBA conference in Vegas. It was a great chance to meet others in the wedding biz and learn about what's going on in the wonderful world of weddings. It was also a great chance to ogle, gawk and be amazed at some of the really great products and services out there! Here are a few of our faves.... MORE

Posted September 16, 2011

2011 Wedding Trends, The Wedding Blogs Have Spoken!

Marta Block

Every year wedding blogs start off the engagement season with their lists of the top wedding trends. We are loving what we’re seeing on some of our favorite sites!... MORE

Posted January 04, 2011