By far the biggest trend expected to hit the 2016 wedding scene is the ‘doing it my way’ approach, personalizing a wedding rather than copying the latest celeb trend or Pinterest craze. That being said, there are a few trends that look likely to be on the top of every bride’s dream wedding wish list.

Romantic lighting, whether it is vintage chandeliers, whimsical fairy lights, retro bulbs or flickering lanterns, romantic lighting will be all the trend for weddings in 2016. With lots of scope to make your own lighting statement to compliment any wedding venue, theme or co-lour scheme it is hardly surprising that this trend has taken off.

Seasonal décor, buying local and opting for seasonal food produce has been all the rage among the environmentally savvy for a few years now and it seems to have spilled over into weddings. Choosing seasonal and local flowers not only reduces your environmental footprint, it also gives a wedding a very natural and fresh feel. Succulents are also likely to be a big hit in 2016 and unlike cut flowers these can be replanted and therefore recycled afterwards!

Being Font-tastic, whether it’s your wedding invitations, place settings or seating arrangement, 2016 is going to be all about the fonts and how you mix them. While the creative use of fonts has been gaining momentum for some time the ability to really allow your personality to shine through your font choice make this huge trend in 2016.

Cocktails, Cocktails, Cocktails, and we are not talking ‘Sex-on-the-Beach’ and ‘Mojitos’ here. 2016 is going to be the year of the pre-reception drink and the tipple of choice for many couples will be a cocktail that really expresses their personality. It could be a mix of their favorite flavors, or the drink they shared during their time traveling in Thailand, whatever the reason unusual cocktail combinations will be all the rage this wedding season.

Epic Wedding Shots, Social Media has a lot to answer for, especially when it comes to weddings. With couples looking to get more and more creative with the ways they capture their big day. Whether it is a highlight video, aerial dance floor photography or going old school with grainy film cameras, 2016 will be all about getting the epic wedding shot and remembering your wedding #hashtag!