Pinterest provides a wealth of wedding inspiration, from amazing naked wedding cake ideas, to cool table plans we’d never even have thought of, so we were really interested to read the site’s report on 2019 wedding trends.
Scroll down to see Pinterest’s predictions on what’s going to be huge in the world of weddings this year, based on what’s popular on the site.
This year has seen Pinners searching for ideas to celebrate their marriage intimately with fewer guests or even just by themselves. Elopement photography ideas has seen a 128% increase in searches, for example.
A new take on elopement is a destination wedding, where you and your partner jet off somewhere amazing, just the two of you, dressed in your finery for your wedding.
We wrote about one such couple who eloped to the Rocky Mountains for the most incredible wedding shoot we’ve ever seen.
It seems that they were right on trend, as unique locations such as destination weddings in the mountains have seen a 32% increase in searches.
If you want to keep your small wedding closer to home, check out our gallery of small intimate wedding venues an read all the reasons a small wedding is amazing (spoiler: it’s not just because it’s cheaper).
Other popular searches relating to intimate weddings include destination weddings at the beach, destinations weddings in Switzerland and forest elopement – we do a love a woodland wedding!
Eco weddings have been on our radar for years now, but this year has seen a 181% rise in searches for Sustainable weddings on Pinterest. With this in mind, brides and grooms are trying to get back to nature for their weddings, with searches for back garden weddings up 441% and small outdoor wedding ceremonies being searched 94% more than last year.
We wrote up the most gorgeous intimate outdoor wedding in the Cotswolds to inspire you.
Embracing individuality at weddings
We all know a “one size fits all” approach simply doesn’t work when it comes to weddings, so it makes sense that brides and grooms are searching on Pinterest for ways to embrace their best selves.
Searches for natural wedding hairstyles African is up 69% – scroll through our gallery of advice on how to beautifully style afro hair for your wedding for more natural hair inspiration.
Searches for wedding dresses for curvy brides are up 2113% too.
How many of these top wedding trends for 2019 are you planning to include in your big day?