3 Wedding Themes to Try This Season
If the word theme conjures images of tacky sets and garish props, think again: it takes vision and finesse to pull off a theme, but detailed attention to the decor and styling can enhance your wedding and make it an all-round, fun experience for the guests. Whether you want to go breezey with a beach theme, fairytale with romantic boho or take inspiration from the city, these are the accessories that will make your big day sparkle.
Include plenty of colour for a tropical feel: we love orange and peaches to keep things summery.
Decorative banner, Simply Love; Mia invitation by Spark Letterpress, available at The Wedding Company; Floral Bouquet, Anglo Chinese Florist
Taste the rainbow with some exotic fruity flavours.
Strawberry Marshmallow and Lemon macarons, Ladurée; Malibu cake, Ms B’s Cakery; Blood Orange Elderflower Gin cocktail and Mango Orange ice pop, Lola’s Ice Pops
Include tropical icons and soft natural lighting for centerpieces and venue decoration.
Gold pineapple ornament, iDecorate; Lanterns with fleur-de-lis pattern, iDecorate; Tea light holder, The Contemporary Home (tch.net)
All things rustic and pretty for the free-spirited bride: try a quirky guest book and hanging decorations for a enchanting effect.
Guest book and jigsaw guest book, Ginger Ray (gingerray.co.uk); Millie glass jug and goblet, iDecorate, Macramé plant hanger, iDecorate
Take an alternative approach to the traditional wedding cake, and go for herbal flavours and pastel colours.
Pyramid with Pistachio, Rose and Orange Blossom macarons; Ladurée, Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé, Perrier-Jouët; Strawberry Rose ice pops, Lola’s Ice Pops
Embrace florals and soft furnishings to give your venue a personal touch.
Decorative Ice Bucket, Lala Curio; Decorative Cushions, Lala Curio; Jardine Morley clutch in Brocade Pink, Kotur
Choose sleek and simple decoration options for a stylish downtown wedding.
Candle Stand, iDecorate; Customisable cinema lightbox, The Drifting Bear Co (thedriftingbear.com); Decanter and glasses, Indigo Living
Choose a simple colour palette, or go monochrome with bold, sharp shapes.
Vogue cake, Ms B’s Cakery; Sugared almonds in white-coloured gift box, Ladurée; Floral Bouquet, Ovo Garden
Include your theme in the dress code with subtle accessories.
Franklin cufflinks, Swarovski; Canopy Soft Head Band, Swarovski; Fordham Court Charlene Bag, Kate Spade