5 Ways Millennials Are Doing Weddings Differently
If you’ve been to a wedding in the past year or two, you’ve probably noticed something a little different about each occasion – and for good reason. As Millennials grow up and start tying the knot, the things that we as a generation care about are showing up in our nuptial celebrations. Cookie cutter, pre-packaged weddings are quickly becoming a thing of the past; Millennials are instead creating something one-of-a-kind, something that’s totally sharable on social media (what’s your wedding Snapchat filter?) and something that actually stays pretty budget-friendly. And the wedding planning industry is paying attention.
Enter PopBliss!, a non-traditional wedding planning company dedicated to hosting — get this — a luxury pop-up wedding experience taking place in New York City March 30 and 31st. Sounds totally epic, right? That’s the point. With all of the details taken care of, from a bridal brunch to a live-streamed ceremony to customized leather jackets for the happy couple (so Kim and Kanye), the goal is way more #BreaktheInternet than happily ever after. We talked to Racquel Kristi, wedding expert and the founder of PopBliss!, about some of the ways that millennials are doing weddings differently and, needless to say, inspiration abounds. Here’s the exclusive scoop on why a unique experience is more important than ever and other trends for millennials looking to tie the knot in 2016.
They’re putting new spins on old traditions.
colorful gown to a mountaintop wedding might be in the cards, but the biggest trend by far is infusing the couple’s personality into the wedding. “A couple that loves to read will have a wedding at a library,” Raquel says, “or certain quotes listed in the decor or even have people reading during the ceremony or reception.”