These Are the Top Wedding Reception Trends for 2017 so Far
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These Are the Top Wedding Reception Trends for 2017 so Far

The wedding scene is full of trends that are seriously hot — and some that are majorly not. Thankfully, the nuptial gurus from Thumbtack, who supply wedding professionals and vendors for every need (a busy bride’s dream), are here to dish on the top must-haves for a haute reception this summer. They just released a few major trends about all the crazes that are dominating 2017 receptions, so take notes, ladies!

1. Outdoor Celebration: We’ve seen tons of post-wedding parties braving the elements and heading outdoors this last year, which goes hand-in-hand with Pantone’s color of the year: greenery. Thumbtack wedding planner Jessica Smith of 3 Little Birds Event Planning says, “Greenery is going to continue to be really big — lemon leaves, garlands — really pretty natural landscaping; that’s really big for 2017.”

2. Bohemian: Folks are taking the bohemian theme and running with it to new and wonderful places. Instead of the typical mason jars and twine galore, subsets of the movement are dominating. Minimalist bohemian (think: simple decor like rugs and candles) and earthy bohemian (think: lots of geodes and natural materials) have been ruling the wedding scene, and for good reason. “2017 is seeing a big shift away from the rustic, burlap-laden wedding affairs to a more refined boho wedding vibe. It’s all about looking incredibly chic, with minimal effort,” said Jennifer Sutton, Thumbtack wedding planner and owner of One Fine Day SF.

3. Bolder Colors: Sutton also explained a thing or two about the color scene, saying, “The jewel tone wedding trend makes its way back around every few seasons as couples trade in pastel color palettes for emerald greens, plush plums, and deep purples. Brides are incorporating the saturated hues into their floral arrangements, bridesmaid dresses, and makeup choices.” We love you, blush pink, but we need something with a little more oomph. Thumbtack’s customers say they’re looking for colors borrowed from the peacock palette, along with dusty rose, and jeweled tones. YES!

What do you think about these wedding trends? Will they influence your wedding reception? Tweet us @BritandCo!

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