Must Have Wedding Trends Of 2017

Must Have Wedding Trends of 2017

From cosy barn weddings speckled in fairy lights, to tropical themed ceremonies doused in vibrant eye-catching flowers and exotic food and drink, there’s some exciting and distinct wedding trends emerging in 2017. Venus Bridal explores some of the hottest trends for couples tying the knot this year, designed to ensure your wedding is as memorable as it is magical. 

Water colours

Pretty, delicate water colours are a notable feature of weddings this year. Gentle hues of blues, greens and purples, fringed with hints of blush rose, which is hailed as the “it” wedding colour for 2017, are proving popular wedding colours for 2017.

Craft a Monet-esque statement at your wedding by decorating the venue in subtle water colours. Send out pretty and inspiring wedding invitations doused in the dulcet tones of water colours. Or ensure the cake takes centre stage by sprinkling the sponge in irresistible hues of subtle water colours.

Barn weddings

Barn weddings are gaining momentum as a popular venue for an enchanting wedding with a difference. Barns provide a romantically rustic, cosy and truly atmospheric place to tie the knot and dance until dawn. Decorate the barn with sparkling fairy lights, vintage lanterns and candle chandeliers to heighten the cosiness of the venue.

Take your barn wedding décor even further with hay bales for guests to sit on, milk churns for the drinks and rustic wooden crates to display the wedding flowers.

Fairy-tale weddings

Fairy-tale weddings that exude timeless magic, fantasy and glamour are a top wedding trend of 2017. Sprinkle some magic at a fairy-tale wedding through sparkly cakes and fairylike flowers. In fact flower arrangements should not be scrimped on at a fairy-tale wedding, with garden roses, peonies, dahlias and other ‘soft petal’ blossoms, epitomising the timeless romance a fairy-tale wedding represents.

Sprinkle loose rose petals around the wedding venue, alongside floating candles and fairy lights, to craft an unforgettable ambience of fairy-tale magic.

Of course, every fairy-tale wedding requires a stunning princess dress to do the splendour and glamour of the occasion the justice it deserves.

A range of luxurious princess style wedding dresses with full gowns, intricate silk and lace embellishments and flowing trails, can be found in Venus Bridals’ beautiful Angel and Tradition Collection.


Bohemian style weddings never go out of fashion, particularly in the warmer months of spring and summer, when blossoming nature and the favourable climate, provides the perfect backdrop for an enchanting boho wedding.

Think long flowing locks adorned in flowers and natural make-up accompanied by natural tones of beige, creams and whites. Really go to town with a boho theme by getting married in the great outdoors and being ‘at one’ with nature. Forest and woodland weddings, decorated in quirky features such as lanterns hanging from the trees, tiers of cupcakes taking the place of a more conventional wedding cake, and floral centrepieces protruding from the thickets of trees. It’s easy to see why it would be an idyllic backdrop for a memorable wedding.


Similar to boho weddings, vintage ceremonies never seem to leave the wedding fashion limelight, with 2017 being no exception.

A vintage style wedding is made for dresses adorned in lace, with lace-sleeved gowns being a particular ‘on trend’ wedding dress style this year. These long, lace, floaty dresses are really brought to life when accompanied with floral crowns and tousled curls hanging freely down.

Cascading greenery makes a fabulous touch at a vintage wedding, entwined with snippets of colour in bouquets of classic roses and peonies. Pearls are another feature that shouldn’t be void of a vintage wedding, matching perfectly with the classic palettes of cream, white and beige no vintage wedding should be without.

A vintage wedding taking place in 2017 should be brimming with unusual and quirky vintage features, such as delicious classic cocktails, bursting with minty, ginger and earthy flavours, served in a stout copper mug!



Tropical weddings are another trend at the forefront this year. Couples are enjoying tying the knot in tropical paradises, both home and abroad. If you can’t manage to escape to the likes of Hawaii or Barbados, craft your own tropical paradise closer to home by installing palm tree scenery at the venue, ensuring there are lashing of flavoursome tropical cocktails on the wedding tables, and making tropical wedding bouquets centre stage.

The beach is naturally the ideal location for a vibrant tropical wedding. To make your idyllic beach wedding setting even more special and romantic, adorn it with anything ocean-related, such as shells, starfish, exotic flowers, and plenty of petals scattered along the beach wedding aisle.


If you yearn to have a wedding with a difference, you certainly won’t be disappointed with some of the key trends making their way into wedding venues in 2017.


This blog post was written by Venus Bridal, specialists in diverse bridalwear. If you are getting married in 2017, Venus Bridal will have a stunning wedding outfit to complement the distinct wedding trends of the year.