If you have seen the ceremonious joining of two friends in the past few months then you’ve recognized a few distinct elements that scream fall. Yellow, red, orange, and purple leaves swaying back and forth as they drop from overgrown trees, the cool breeze gently grazing the back of your neck; a Connecticut wedding is picturesque during fall. This year’s fall trends are inspired by the crisp air that blows throughout the country. Here are a few 2012 Connecticut Fall wedding trends.
2012 Connecticut Fall Wedding Trends #1 – Color: This fall integration of different color hues are the trends. Many weddings are incorporating neutrals such as chocolate brown, taupe and slate gray with accents of deep saturated berry red, deep purple, and rich emerald green. In the instances where the wedding’s color scheme is predominantly ivory, hints of black, blush, and champagne are used as accents to evoke a romantic atmosphere. Metallic hues such as gold, copper, and silver are often used as accent colors to contrast dark charcoal and navy schemes.
2012 Connecticut Fall Wedding Trends #2 – Flowers: Each year, dahlias are often the type of flowers used during fall weddings; however this year they are incorporating contrasting textures alongside dahlias. A favorite is mixing soft and luscious bright berry red dahlias with more aggressive lotus pods and fiddlehead ferns in a gold vase. Whether they are the centerpieces or the bridal bouquet, the flowers will have unexpected and dynamic textures.
2012 Connecticut Fall Wedding Trends #3 – The Dress: There seems to be a general consensus from fall brides that lace needs to incorporate in their gowns, as well as a dramatic back. Many are covering their plunging v-back with intricate and slightly sheer lace details. The lace detailing and use damask is starting to be incorporated in many different elements of the fall wedding.
2012 Connecticut Fall Wedding Trends #4 – Atmosphere: From the decorations to the venue; this year’s fall weddings suggest a romantic and vintage setting. This season’s weddings seem to be a lot cozier and intimate. This classic elegance is shown through the use ambient lighting, large chandeliers, and natural elements. Many weddings are using wood everywhere; from long aged wood tables to place cards. These tables are often being cover with a long white lace or crocheted runner. It is as if they are combing the romantic and vintage decor with rustic charm.
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