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Say “I do” to this year’s hottest wedding trends.



Cathedral-style comeback.

Max And Poppy/Horizon Hotel

For the Gals

Cathedral-style Comeback
Cathedral-style veils (above) have been rising in popularity and are one of this year’s top bridal trends. “This type of veil is classic, and it’s a dream for a photographer,” says wedding photographer Katie McGihon of Max and Poppy. “It’s flattering on every body type and face.”

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Mi belle photography

Lovely Locks
Looking for an effortless yet elegant hairdo for your wedding day? Be inspired by the Parker Palm Springs bride who flaunted her girly side in a polished, curled ponytail. Or an O’Donnell House bride who wove pearl embellishments through her tousled braid that complemented her earrings.

 

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Michael Segal Weddings

Bling It
On Bring the bling trend into your bridal style. Dresses and veils embellished with sequins and beading will make you sparkle on your big day. If you are wearing a more modest dress, try a beaded belt or sash to add a little something to your simple gown.


For the Wedding

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Mi Belle Photography / Arrangements Floral & Party Design

Succulent Surprise
Succulents and roses are trending together to create beautifully balanced bouquets. This unlikely pairing, inspired by the desert’s natural setting, offers an exotic way to feature your wedding colors, complemented by the neutral tones of the succulents. Local floral designers at Arrangements Floral & Party Design, Artisan Event Floral Decor, and Madison Workshop West have fulfilled many requests to satisfy this succulent craving.

 

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Jesse Leake Photography

Sweet Treats
Indulge in macarons, cotton candy, fondue fountains, and cake pops. These popular ceremony offerings will be sure to satisfy the sweet tooth of your family and friends. On this dessert table at the Parker Palm Springs, a three-tiered cake with mod graphics creates a focal point for an array of cake pops and other delights.

 

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Docuvitae / Celebrations Of Joy

Emerald Green
Incorporate emerald green, Pantone’s color of the year, into your wedding color palette. Use it as an accent color to complement other shades of green and blue, or pair it with purple. For a chic, modern look, feature the emerald shade with metallic accessories and décor. If you’re ready to commit to color, dress your bridal party in this flattering hue or slip on a pair of emerald pumps for an unexpected pop of color.


For the Guys

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Max and Poppy

The Bow Tie Trend
The return of the bow tie illustrates a Southern spin on weddings, according to photographer Katie McGihon of Max and Poppy. “A bow tie adds a gentlemanly touch to any ensemble,” she says. “We’ve seen them in black, fuchsia, goldenrod, seersucker … the possibilities are endless with this classic yet playful accessory.” Or choose a color or print for the groom’s bow tie that is different than the others.

 

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Sock Talk
Warm up a case of cold feet with a pair of striped socks. Look for cheerful stripes, fun prints, and playful patterns peeking out from under the pant leg of grooms and their groomsmen. Finding the perfect pair is easy! Look for the brands Boss Orange, $13, and Paul Smith $30-$40, available at Saks Fifth Avenue in Palm Desert.

 

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Michael Segal Weddings

Tux Alternatives
The desert’s laid-back vibe and breathtaking outdoor venues prompt guys to loosen up and relax. Many modern grooms forgo the traditional tux or black suit for gray, blue or even pin-striped suit. Complete the look with a pair of two-toned dress shoes for an ultra-cool retro style.

 

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