Every year brides look for new and exciting ways to personalise their big day, whether that is by incorporating little details relating to the couple’s relationship, or a wonderful and unique design concept.
Everyone wants their wedding to be special and to stand out from the crowd. To give you some ideas for designing a concept for your upcoming nuptials in Bali, we have pulled together some of the best trends of 2015/2016.
Although the rustic aesthetic is still very popular, the glam luxe theme is quickly gaining popularity. Consider a Great Gatsby theme, use of metallic colours either in décor or bridesmaids’ dresses. Think crystals, elegant chandeliers, geometric lamps and gorgeous chair decor. All these elements add a very interesting twist into your event styling.
Glam luxe will add a touch of class to your wedding in Bali.
Colour blocking is a wonderful way to add an element of fun to your wedding, When done professionally and with good taste, it can be incredibly dramatic. For a bolder look, think fierce colours of purple and fuchsia pink. If this is a little bit too much, pastels can be equally impressive.
Wedding décor and stationery suites can look stunning with colour blocking. You may also consider having a beautiful cake in different colours, to compliment your colour scheme or simply to make a statement.
Forget a traditional perfectly rounded bouquet and explore the elegance of a cascading bridal flowers. Choice of exotic plants and flowers in Bali, combined with a variety of colour stories, give unlimited options to create your bridal bouquet that ties in perfectly with you wedding look.
An open bar at a wedding has long since evolved with couples now opting for a signature cocktail at their wedding. This is now so popular that some couples decide to take it a step further by designing whole cocktail menus and having specialised cocktail stations to delight their guests’ taste buds.
Our excellent caterers will be delighted to help you create bespoke cocktails to compliment your already fabulous wedding on a beautiful island of Bali.
Dinner options, not to be overshadowed, are now a far cry from the typical sit down three course meal. Food trucks and buffets are incredibly popular, offering guests an opportunity to pick their meal from a wider food selection. Some couples use it as a fun and creative way to display Western staples like burgers and pizzas, some decide to treat their guests to far-flung cuisines. For you Bali wedding, a buffet styled on Pasar Malam – The Night Market, is a great way to introduce your guests to the local Indonesian cuisine. Food served at long tresled tables makes dinner far more informal and fun, and helps your guests interact with each other.
Kim Kardashian’s mammoth wedding to Kanye West hit all the tabloids in 2014 and their trend setting reputation lives on as floral backdrops are still flooding inspiration boards, whether it be for the ceremony or for a floral photo booth. But, even if your budget isn’t as big as the Kardashian – West’s, some savvy brides have created beautiful minimalistic hanging floral backdrops. It creates a similar effect without the hefty price tag.
But aren’t flowers out and foliage in? It’s true, lots of couples are bucking the floral trend and decorating their tables and receptions with foliage. It creates a lovely natural effect, perfect for a rustic or vintage themed wedding. Considering that you are getting married in Bali, it would be a no brainer to use tropical foliage to reflect your wedding location in the overall theme. Just have a look at these photos taken at Bali weddings recently.
Light is always important in weddings. Ambient lighting in carefully selected handcrafted lanterns or glass bulbs will transform your event and enhance the design. The possibilities are endless; depending on style of your wedding. You can opt for a Moroccan style colourful lanterns to add a bohemian feel to your event, vintage lanters made of iron for vintage and rustic look, or geometric lights for a modern look with a twist. It’s such a wonderful way to add detail and light to your wedding in Bali, in a way that suits your personal design aesthetic.
I hope this gives you lots of inspiration for your own special day!