(Closed) How do you feel about including big trends in your wedding?

posted 8 years ago in Beehive
  • poll: How do you feel about including big trends in your wedding?
    I like them and want my wedding to be very trendy. : (1 votes)
    1 %
    I dislike trends and refuse to include any in my wedding. : (6 votes)
    4 %
    I will include what I like in my wedding, whether it's trendy or not. : (148 votes)
    95 %
    Other. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
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    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I am just going with what we like. I don’t care about trendy. It is our wedding, so it will be the way we want it.

    Post # 4
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    368 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I don’t really pay attention to what is trendy or not. I just am doing things that are within our budget and that we like!

    Post # 5
    Member
    990 posts
    Busy bee

    Listen .. I say do what you want. Just like you said – you’re doing a smile booth. And you will have fake mustaches. And that’s fine. Not doing something just because it’s trendy doesn’t make any sense … and doing something just because it’s trendy doesn’t make a ton of sense, either.

    Post # 6
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    3125 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    Haha, great question. I hear a drum beat in my head and sometimes that beat may lead me straight into a polaroid photobooth, but never make it to the other trends. As a designer, i tend to just imagine what i want something to feel and look like, and work from there.

    Post # 7
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    4001 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’m not the biggest fan of trends like the bird cage veil, and I have no idea what bunting is.  So apparently I’m not hip to the trendy stuff anyway.  The one thing I do like is the photo booth, though I’m not doing one.  I think its silly and fun, and while its ‘trendy’ it can still be timeless.  Because you’re going to laugh in 20 years when you look back at those pics! 

    Post # 8
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    2475 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Hmm, I’m going to say that in general, I do what I want with my wedding regardless of whether it is trendy or not.  I have to say that applies with all aspects of my life, not just my wedding.

    However, I do have a tendency to dislike things that are very popular (wedding related or not) and I try to differentiate myself by going against the norm.  I’m not sure if it’s because I dislike trends or because I just enjoy not being so run-of-the-mill.  I guess the two probably go hand in hand.

    Post # 9
    Member
    202 posts
    Helper bee

    I love the idea of wearing colored shoes under the wedding gown.  And although I would love a candy buffet as a guest, we may not incorporate it in our wedding.  I won’t include something just because it’s trendy.

    Post # 10
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    1897 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I freaking hate trends.  Not just because they’re “trendy”, but because I usually think they’re silly and gimmicky. 

     

    Post # 11
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    722 posts
    Busy bee

    I am not making any choices based on whether or not something is trendy. However, many of the wedding trends right now have a whimsical vintage, almost childlike,  look to them-that is completely not my style, so I am not doing those sorts of trends.  Some trends I like and will use or consider using. I like a candy buffet, because I like candy-but I decided to make cookies as a favor since I am a pastry chef and it is more personal. I love colored shoes but only found pairs I like  in satin. Since my wedding is outdoors I decided to go with a more durable metallic leather. I am doing orchids on manzanita branches for centerpieces. I didn’t know it was trendy, but I guess it is. I still love the look.

     

    My wedding is not traditional, but not trendy. I would say it is unique.

    Post # 13
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    2015 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I voted for doing whatever you want regardless of how trendy it is.

    We did a candy buffet at our wedding, but only because we both love candy (like seriously, people know that about us), so it was very fitting.

    Post # 14
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    831 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I’m on the bandwagon of including what I like regardless of it is trendy or not. If it is – cool since I’m never on the trendy side of things. If not, don’t care – it’s me!

    Post # 15
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    690 posts
    Busy bee

    I’m just trying to go with my gut and do what *I* like.  I know I’m going to look back on pictures in 20 years and laugh at some things NO MATTER WHAT, so I might as well just pick things that I really like the day of the wedding. 

    Post # 16
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    776 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I have no idea what bunting is either could someone explain?  I am not doing too much trendy stuff in my wedding just because I either didnt care for the idea for whatever reason (outside of trendy) or because it didnt work out – like I wanted colored shoes but couldnt find any I liked so oh well went with Ivory kinda thing.  I think as long as your happy with your wedding, thats what matters 🙂  No matter what in 20 years I think most weddings today will look dated even the most traditional/non-trendy ones, there is no avoiding it really.

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