If you’ve decided to take the plunge into getting married, your
life turns into a whirlwind of decisions about locations, colors, and even what
to register for. Whether you decide to be married by a justice of the peace, an
ordained minister or even a close friend who got their license from the
Internet, your moment at the altar will be one that you will cherish forever.
However, the most important thing is that ultimately the wedding reflect who
the both of you are, and recognize the journey that you’ve taken together. By
keeping that in mind and throwing in a little bit of fabulous
trend into the mix, you’re sure to have a wedding that nobody will be
forgetting anytime soon.
Making It Personal
When you think about it, getting married essentially means
you’re sharing an incredibly intimate moment with your good friends and family.
Allow them to share not only in this moment, but also in your past and your
future. You can put together a collage of
old photos of the both of you from before you met all the way to moments
you’ve shared together over the past years. However, you can also set your
sights on your future by getting your guests to tweet and post photos to
Facebook during your ceremony and reception. Be sure to place instructions on
every table, and watch the fun begin. This is also a great way to share with those
who couldn’t make the event.
They say that opposites attract, and that’s still true for your
wedding. Just because you’re in love with the traditional top and tails doesn’t
mean your groomsmen have to wear the same thing. In fact, you can color coordinate
but choose a suit or tuxedo that matches your personal styles and body shapes.
While one of you may want to work the slim-fit, Vegas rat pack look, the other
may opt for a more casual approach. By speaking with our experts at Savvi
Formalwear, they’ll be able to guide you to a look that won’t only
look great in your photos, but make you all look a million bucks.
While some couples love to have a big wedding surrounded by
their friends and family, others opt for a more intimate affair. You may want
to get married on a faraway tropical beach, or amongst the changing autumn
leaves somewhere up north. That’s where the idea of an after party comes into
play. Plan a huge bash for when you return, and encourage your friends to dress
up and treat it as your wedding. You can play a video of the wedding so
everyone feels like they were there, and have the entire wedding party wear
The Food & Drinks
The need for a wedding event with individual flair is speaking
louder than ever before, and that means that there are plenty of options when
it comes to making your wedding cake, party food and even a signature cocktail
for the night. Look for a baker who specializes in wild wedding cakes, as they
will often have ideas to make your cake just a little bit more fabulous. You
can steer clear of the traditional and go for a shape that appeals to you both,
or even a “cake” made entirely out of cheese.
Focus on canapés and finger foods so your guests can dance the night
away while still getting fed. Finally, work with a mixologist to come up with a
signature wedding cocktail just for the two of you. It can feature your
favorite liquor, or just be something that suits you perfectly. It’s your
night, after all!
When it comes to your wedding, it should always be about the
two of you and what you want. Start your planning early so you can make sure
everything is covered, and never be afraid to ask advice from recently married
friends. Most of all, look forward to it -- it’s your big day!