Pinterest reveals top three wedding trends for 2019

07 Mar 2019

Would your wedding style be minimal, natural or personal? 

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We all have a different idea about what the perfect wedding should look like. When seeking style inspiration, social media is one of the first places many brides look to. With billions of wedding ideas shared across the platform, Pinterest has revealed the three types of searches that are trending with Pinners around the world. 

The trends indicate there’s an increase in simpler and more personal weddings and searches for small, budget-friendly wedding ideas have increased by 80%. Here’s what we know about the top three trends.

Keeping it low-key

More Pinners are looking for intimate wedding ideas and searches for elopement photography ideas have increased by 128%. Destination weddings also appear to be increasing in popularity, with searches for destination weddings in the mountains rising by 32%. 


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Back to Nature

Millennials have a reputation for valuing experiences more than material things so it’s no surprise that as more of this generation are getting married, searches for simple and minimal wedding inspiration are on the rise. Searches for sustainable wedding ideas have increased by 181%, with users looking to marry outdoors and in more relaxed locations. Searches for back garden weddings have increased by 441%.


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Pretty and personal

Pinners are increasingly looking for ways to celebrate their wedding in a way that allows them to embrace their true selves. Searches for wedding dresses for curvy brides have increased by 2113% and searches for wedding lesbian suits have also increased by 1666%. 30% of the top 100 trending searches are linked to multi-cultural weddings including wedding hijab styles and South Indian weddings. 


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Around the world

For a global perspective on the trends, here are some of the top searches for wedding dress inspiration around the world. In Japan, the top search is natural wedding dress whereas in France, it's short wedding dresses. German brides are looking for wedding dresses for registry offices while in America, brides are after long sleeves - perhaps influenced by Meghan Markle. In the UK, beach wedding dresses are a top search and in Brazil it's outdoor wedding dresses. 

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