Looking for something totally fresh that will bring your big day to the next level? We’ve got you covered.
With the arrival of the New Year comes a fresh crop of accompanying 2020 wedding trends. The Knot Editors are seeing bold pops of color and serious statements touch everything from inventive ceremony aisle ideas to food and beverage to the invitation suite. The best reason of all? Couples are making each aspect of the wedding uniquely their own, meaning sentimental color palettes that extend beyond your Something Blue to inventive themes that reflect your one-of-a-kind love story. Welcome to a dazzling new decade. After all, it’s time for 2020… weddings, that is.
1. Green Vibes
Sustainable weddings are on the rise and we’re here for it. Consider “upcycling” your wedding, by committing to zero waste or a reduced carbon footprint. A lighter version of this 2020 wedding trend includesrepurposing ceremony florals, sourcing locally grown food or hiring vendors who also prioritize sustainability (psst: we know tons!
2. Micro Weddings
This wedding trend is by invite only—think 40 people or less. But like any exclusive party, a celebration of this kind delivers big. The budget per guest is higher, which means your very nearest and dearest are treated to bespoke touches, elaborate meals (tasting menu anyone?) and This style soiree or people hoping to celebrate with a smaller group of loved ones.
3. Inclusive Menus
Couples are being more thoughtful about inclusivity when it comes to every aspect of wedding planning, reception menus notwithstanding. Eats are going to check all the boxes in 2020. No problem. Vegan with a nut allergy? We got you. Be considerate of all your guests by offering up a variety of cuisines and sips too (delicious non-alcoholic drinks are being crafted with care by mixologists too).
The New Amenity Basket
Think of this as the ultimate wedding trends #extra. Instead of treating guests to just mints and hairspray (psst, here’s
make their trip to the loo more memorable. Stationing tarot card readers, magicians and champagne stations just outside restrooms ensuring the party doesn’t stop, even if you leave the dance floor. Want to really go all out? Stock up on dozens of tubes of drugstore lipstick and watch the ladies go wild.