The Top Winter Wedding Trends In London

Corinthia London's senior wedding planner Alexandra Pisani shares the trends to take note of this winter

With the magic of Christmas, the decadence of New Year’s Eve and the romance of Valentine’s Day, winter is an enchanting season for a wedding. If you’re considering getting married at this atmospheric time of year, Corinthia London’s Senior Wedding Planner, Alexandra Pisani, reveals the top winter wedding trends in London to help you plan your perfect day.

 

Go Bold With Your Gown

Winter really is all about standing out and choosing something a little more courageous. The same can be seen in the bridal catwalks of leading designers like Marchesa and Reem Arca, where dresses are much darker, or even black. White and ivory dresses are traditional but also a bit overdone, so embrace colours like dark reds, pinks and blues, as well as alternative cuts and accessories, from fur and audacious capes to feathers.

Well Groomed

Waistcoats are very much in vogue for winter, so grooms will look distinguished in three-piece suits. Jacket-wise, keep it single-breasted, slim fit, or structured.

Make Your Mark

Don’t be afraid to choose a bold, strong make-up look in winter. Berry lips are been seen repeatedly on winter brides and they look amazing in photos. In terms of your skin, natural looking complexions are taking centre stage – brides want to look like they do in their everyday lives. With a focus on eyes and lips, it is important to keep your skin looking fresh and radiant.

 

 

Heavenly Hair

Long gone are the days of lots of hairspray and tight up-dos. Hair is taking a more natural look, and should look and feel touchable. Brides should try to look as natural as possible and as close to what they look like on a day-to-day basis.

Fantastic Florals

Wedding wreaths are perfect for winter nuptials and in many cases make a fantastic alternative to a bouquet. Incorporating more plants into the design of the day helps many brides feel connected with nature and fosters a calm balance. With an influx of bold flowers and vessels, be imaginative and consider a mix of vintage and new pieces. Think concrete, coloured glass and geometric shapes and patterns, coupled with flowers that are daring and bold. A variety of pastels will look great with punches of colour here and there.

 

Up Your Game With Statement Stationery

Wedding stationery is becoming more personalised to the couple, with ordinary paper invites being replaced with storybooks of how the couple met. Fabric and natural elements also add excitement to the standard wedding invitation.

 

Colour Schemes

Enliven the colder months with rich, autumnal colours. Think: reds, metallics and golds, coupled with greenery.

 

Great Bakes

A fabulous option to bring a bit of colour to your cake in winter is to dress an un-iced cake with flowers or fresh fruit for an alternative spin. Metallic icing is another big trend – we’re seeing a lot of three-four tiered plain cakes with two tiers in a metallic finish. Simplistic and stunning, these are perfect for a London wedding during the winter months. Add excitement to your cake by mixing up flavours and offering more options.

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