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Wedding trends are always changing and 2016 is set to see some different themes emerge, from rustic weddings becoming bigger, to romantic glamour, 2016 weddings will also see couples putting a modern twist on the crucial wedding elements such as table arrangements and centre-pieces. Read about some of the most popular trends that will be emerging for weddings in 2016.

One of the big trends for 2016 weddings is ‘bringing the outdoors in’. Non-floral centre-pieces are set to replace the traditional option, flowering plants and branches make spectacular displays and can easily be adorned with embellishments and decorations which suit your theme.
Wild flower bouquets with dried flowers and ivy vines are great for a more rustic, bohemian feel, and seasonal blooms make a wedding feel more natural. Essex and Suffolk have beautiful seasonal blooms all year round and the stunning countryside offers a perfect setting for your Essex or Suffolk wedding reception. ‘Naked cakes’ are still set to be huge in 2016 adorned with fresh berries and edible seasonal flowers matching the colour scheme or the bouquet.

Over the course of 2015, copper and rose gold have seen a surge in popularity and thanks to this, metallics are going to be huge for 2016 weddings. Invitations are the starting point for this trend with a touch of gold or copper foiling or a shimmer envelope, sequin table runners, copper lanterns and cocktails decorated with edible gold-leaf are all easy ways to add a little touch of glamour to your 2016 Essex or Suffolk wedding reception. For metallic extravagance, opulent wedding cakes are also set to be more popular in 2016, a whole tier or little touches of gold-leaf or shimmering metallic colours painted on will add glamour to your wedding reception.

2016 is set to be the year for couples to ‘Mix things up’ for their wedding receptions. Signature cocktails tailored to the tastes of the happy couple are a great way to refresh your wedding guests during cocktail hour before the wedding breakfast, craft something that represents you as a couple for your Essex or Suffolk wedding reception with the help of the Milsom catering team.

Dessert tables are set to be huge in 2016 as couples want more than one dessert. A selection of mini desserts for your guests to enjoy as well as your wedding cake, or opulent desserts instead of a cake to tempt your guests, provide a fun and modern twist on the traditional wedding cake.
Traditional round tables are to be left in 2015, if couples want to add a twist to their wedding reception they should replace round tables with long rectangular ones or square ones, or for a more creative seating plan, mix different sized and shaped tables together for a more intimate feel.

For the perfect wedding reception venue in Suffolk or Essex to host your 2016 wedding with these upcoming trends, look no further than Milsom Weddings.

Le Talbooth is the perfect riverside wedding reception venue in Essex, the stunning marquee is the ideal venue for ‘bringing the outside in’, overlooking the beautiful Dedham countryside and would also look magnificent decorated with glamourous metallics. For a quirky wedding venue in Essex, Harwich’s The Pier is set to reopen in 2016 after a spectacular refurbishment and will make a perfect unique wedding venue for a couple looking to ‘Mix Things Up’. One of Ipswich’s most exciting wedding venues, The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall in Suffolk would make a truly spectacular and stylish setting for a Metallic themed wedding reception while your wedding guests sip on tailored cocktails and relax on the plush leather sofas. Customise Dedham’s Maison Talbooth for your 2016 wedding as you bring the outside in with unusual centrepieces and wild floral blooms, and mix things up with your seating arrangement.

Get in touch with the Milsom Weddings team today to discuss making your wedding dreams a reality with one of their spectacular Essex or Suffolk wedding venues.

+ Sue Bunting

...love the Milsom Weddings team

Wed 23 Dec 2015, Milsom Weddings