COVID has changed how people plan their weddings. Gone are the days of excess where folks would have big weddings. Instead, more and more people are stripping their wedding days down to the basics: planning intimate ceremonies focused on intention and minimalism.
Small weddings save time and money
Minimalism is not a COVID-specific trend. More bridges and grooms around the world have moved to more simplified weddings. By shortening the guest list, couples can save money and stress. A ceremony is only for a moment whereas a marriage is hopefully forever. Couples no longer have to pay thousands of dollars for flowers that will wilt or decorations that will end up in the garbage. Instead, the couple is the main attraction.
Attire changes with minimalism
Simple elegance is another allure of minimalism. More and more brides are moving away from ornate gowns and moving towards streamlined looks. The minimalism trend sees brides using quality fabrics and custom tailoring vs elaborate designs. Couples cna look for clean lines to avoid visual clutter. That doesn’t mean that folks have to stick with white or beige: many couples are using strategic pops of colors when choosing wedding day attire.
Minimalism goes hand in hand with environmentally friendly decisions. By streamlining decorations and size, couples are able to have a big impact on the environment by limiting waste. This is a chance to make ethical decisions about the fabrics, foods, companies and materials included in the wedding.
Exclusive means intimate
Couples no longer have to fight over the guest list if they adopt minimalism. This is a chance to only include the most close friends and family members. Fewer people at the wedding saves a lot of time and headaches and saves money on food, drinks, space, and more. After the wedding, the couple can make sure that every guest feels special and included.
Quality vs quantity
Minimalism is all about making intentional choices. If a couple is stripping away extras, it means the decisions they do make are very intentional and luxurious. Couples can choose high quality materials for their invitations and invest in creative food options because they have fewer people and choices to make for the ceremony. This creates a modern and intimate feeling for the wedding.
A special mood
2021 is all about intimacy. When you strip away the excess to the ceremony, the vibe becomes special. No one will have to strain to see the bride walk down the aisle, and no one has to worry about extensive clean-up or set-up. By focusing on only the most important choices, couples create a one of a kind experience for themselves and their loved ones.
Save time and money
A minimalist wedding is all about focusing on priorities. One of the best by-products of this wedding trend is that couples save a lot of time and money. They can quickly solidify the wedding list, quickly make decisions about food and decorations, and they have many more options for their location. Couples have the chance to really enjoy the ceremony and not worry as much about the lead-up. By saving time and money, folks do not have to have long engagements full of planning and stress. They can instead focus on their union.
Wedding minimalism is a way to eliminate complications. When you strip down plans, you can really find joy in the details and the power in the relationship. Eliminating frills saves people a lot of money and stress. This is a chance to celebrate the union and have an intimate ceremony.