The start of a brand new year is always exciting in the world of weddings, with the birth of unique trends and plenty of fresh inspo for brides-to-be. Want to know what's new in the world of 'I dos'? Keep reading for our picks of 2017's wedding trends to watch out for.

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Photo: Mariel Hannah

Greenery

As the colour of 2017 according to the experts at Pantone, green is set to make a splash on the wedding circuit this year. While flowers still remain a classic, greenery is the new decor craze thanks to its minimalist vibes and rustic appearance. Think leafy arrangements and table settings and foliage-covered arches. Oh and did we mention that it's easier on the pockets too?

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Photo: Carreto Studio

Metallic

Metallic colours continue their reign this year, with gold particularly staking a claim as an accent shade. Glimmering cakes or placeholders are great for subtler takes while in-your-face glitter linens and chic tableware make a bold statement.

Photo: Lara Hotz

Photo: Lara Hotz

Bold and bright

Colour makes a comeback this year. Bolder brides are now opting for vibrant colours to shake up a neutral palette. Stick with clean colours as a base, then throw in splashes of bright shades for drama.

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Rebecca Yale

Donations instead of favours 

Instead of giving wedding favours most guests would (let's be frank) chuck aside, charitable couples are choosing to give back through donations. To make this official to guests, include your chosen organisation's official mission and endorsement on place cards, or print them out as scrolls for everyone to take home.

 

Unique wedding day eats 

Say goodbye to your average banquet or buffet. Weddings are now all about fun food - think tacos, pizza, doughnuts and even prata (an Indian flatbread) and ice cream stations at receptions in Singapore.

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