Your Votes Revealed! 2013 Wedding Trends Survey

Posted by Azure on July 22nd, 2013

Looks like it's time for some new trends, brideys! We asked you to vote on the top 31 trends happening in weddings this year, and tell us which ones you love, loathe, and couldn't care less about.

Over 250 readers weighed in, and the results may surprise you!

It turns out that many of the decor trends, you're ready to say goodbye to... but the food related trends still have you craving more. And the white aisle style trends (like sleeves and non-white wedding gowns) prove to have some staying power. Read on to get the full scoop! And don't forget to check out this ideabook filled with inspiring photos representing all 31 trends!

Survey Highlights

  • Most Hated Trend - Social Media Stunts (like changing Facebook status from "Engaged" to "Married" during the ceremony, or tweeting from the altar), with a whopping 85% voting to ditch this trend.
  • Most Loved Trends - Mix & Match Bridesmaids and Late Night Snacks, with 73% and 84% (respectively) voting to hitch this trend.
  • Evenly Split (between hitch, ditch, and indifferent) - Garland & Bunting and Chalkboard Chic theme.

The Full Breakdown

Trends You Love, Loathe, and Couldn't Be Bothered With

Trends to HITCH <3

Elaborate Backdrops
Rustic, Roaring Twenties, Anthropologie and Eco wedding themes
Sleeves, Braided Updos, Colored Gowns, Statement Necklaces, Birdcages, and Mix & Match 'Maids
Pets Included and Funny Photo Booth Props
Wedding Cake Alternatives, Late Night Snacks, Food Trucks, Candy Bars, and Formal Plated Dinners

Trends to DITCH

Mason Jars, Feathers, and Sky High Centerpieces
Burlap, Brooch Bouquets, and bohemian Floral Crowns
Carnival Themed Weddings and Converse Sporting Grooms
Choreographed First Dances and Social Media Stunts

The One Trend You Could Hitch or Ditch

Little White Wedding Dresses for a second look for the reception.

Now that you've seen the results of our trends survey, we're dying to hear what you think!

Share your thoughts below, or send us a tweet to start the conversation!

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