10 Gorgeous Wedding Trends for 2018 | Krista Mason Photography

This time of year gets everybody talking about the coming trends for the New Year. What are the hottest colors for 2018? What fashion styles will be in? What will the florals look like? What will guests see when they walk into the venue?

If you know anything about us here at Krista Mason Photography, you’ll know that we are ALL ABOUT THE DETAILS!! Let’s talk about what all of the gorgeous brides-to-be will be pinning to their wedding Pinterest boards this year!

1. Navy is the New Black

From tuxes to invitation to bridesmaid dresses, navy is the new black. Think of it as your new favorite neutral!

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // Event Design by The Lynden Lane Company   // Venue: Montage Laguna Beach //Florals Keith J Laverty  // Linens La Tavola Fine Linen   // Furniture Found Rentals  // Tableware casa de perrin

2. Silver and Chrome

Every girl needs a little bling in her life..metallics are shifting from gold and rose gold to silver and chrome this wedding season!

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // event design: A Stunning Affair // Florals: Peony and Plum // Linen: LUXE Linen

3. Formality

I’ll admit I am super excited about this one. Black tie is back! From outdoors to indoors, couples are opting to have a more formal event, even requesting a black tie attire. With lots of elegance and classic touches in design and attire, this year is sure to be all about the formal.

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // Event Design: Aliana Events // Venue: The London West Hollywood

4. Hanging Flowers

Hanging flower installments are here to stay and we couldn’t be happier. Playing with heights, textures and various viewpoints, flower installments will continue to be on trend for 2018.

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // Venue: Howl // Event Coordination: Nicole George Event Planning & Design // Floral Design & Calligraphy: Peony & Plum // Rentals: Signature Party Rentals

5. Texture

Texture everywhere! Expect to see lots of texture and layers in the details – from the linens to flowers and even the dresses!

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // Linen: LUXE Linen // Planning + Design:  Charis Events & Design // Floral Design: Avant Garden Events // Rentals: Revelry Event Design + 204 Events // China: Dish Wish Events // Lighting: High Voltage Lighting //Paper Goods: Calligraphy Katrina // Cake:  The Butter End // Venue: Vibiana

6. Entertainment

Couples are looking for new and creative ways to entertain their guests. Couples want their guests to have an incredible experience and are incorporating unique ways to keep them entertained. Such as photobooths, food entertainment, and live performances like these amazing synchronized swimmers.

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // event planning – Chic Celebrations // florals: Lauryl Lane  // venue: Hummingbird Nest Ranch

7. Woodsy Look

Gone are the days of rustic and burlap; 2018 will bring a outdoorsy, woodsy look. Think wood accents and lots of greenery as florals. Greenery will be everywhere, bringing in that natural woodsy element.

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // event planning – Chic Celebrations // florals: Lauryl Lane  // venue: Hummingbird Nest Ranch

8. Dark and Moody

The color trend of the year will be dark and moody. With darker textured flowers, and color pallets that are darker, richer, more dramatic.

Vendors (left): photography: Krista Mason Photography //Linen: LUXE Linen // Design + Planning: Kelsey Events // Floral Design: Ixora Floral Studio // Rentals: Revelry Event Design + 204 Events // China: Dish Wish Events // Paper Goods: Design and Prints by Arianna Nicole // Venue: Vibiana

Vendors (right): photography: Krista Mason Photography // venue: The Fig House // event design: Chic Celebrations // florals: Lauryl Lane

9. Food Trends

Food is becoming a top priority for our couples. Gone are the days of bland chicken cooked a million different ways. Please your inner foodies with unique food stations or food that is personalized and has special meaning to the couple.

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // venue: The Fig House // catering: roomforty

10. Smaller Guest Count

More and more couples are cutting back on their guests list these days and only inviting those that are near and dear to them. Who will be in your inner circle?

Vendors: photography: Krista Mason Photography // venue: Montage Kapalua Bay // event design: Chic Celebrations // florals: Lauryl Lane

If you’re planning your 2018 wedding right now, we certainly hope you’ll keep us in mind for your wedding photography needs.  With our 15+ years of experience, we are confident that we can make you feel gorgeous and your images will surpass your expectations! Contact us today to schedule your engagement session … let us help you feel beautiful for your fairy tale wedding!

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