As George Gershwin’s famed Summertime goes, with Ella Fitzgerald’s stunning voice, “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy”. Α summer wedding must reflect this relaxed and carefree mood that the song offers us. So give in to its melody as you read the following tips and latest trends that will create the most beautiful summer wedding.
The more the better. Hang as many lights over the wedding table as you can to give the impression you are under starlight.
Protect your guests from the hot sun by giving them Panama hats
The photo booth wedding trend has evolved, especially when it comes to outdoor weddings. Now the caravan is the place for countless poses and clicks.
BLOSSOMING ICE CUBES
The image of an iced pink champagne sinking into a bowl full of ice cubes, inside of which is a bud, is in itself a refreshing touch to marriage.
THE WEDDING TABLE
If you want your wedding table to emit warmth then make sure to include: cherries in baskets, coloured glasses (blue, pink), bronze candlesticks with fine white candles, tea light candles, exuberant bouquets of flowers, personalized sousplats for the bride and the groom and napkins covered in colourful patterns that dominate the whole wedding table (red, pink, blue, white).
Ice cream and summer go hand in hand. Offer your guests forest fruit and vanilla sorbets ice cream on a stick, both adults and children alike will adore it.
An extravagant bouquet of flowers in colours of yellow, pink, white, red, green and purple will surely be very impressive in the summer warmth.
ON THE BOAT!
Assign a new role to a wooden boat by using it as… a wine and champagne cooler!
There is no way you’ll run out of frozen beer by transforming a boat into an icy cooler and filling it with lots of beer.
ON THE PLANK
Offering your guests a wooden plank overflowing with the most delicious nibbles to accompany their summer drink is a definite must. Make sure you include the following: figs, grapes, a variety of cheeses, olives, nuts, crackers, and prosciutto.
Add a touch of French countryside to your buffet with a lavender shaded macaroon cake.
Give your guests homemade products like jars filled with berry tea, jams or beauty creams.
If you want elegance, then choose a sleeveless wedding dress with a crop top and lace in an alpha line. Opt for a messy bun and allow your deep red lipstick to steal the show.
White trousers, a light blue shirt and a light grey jacket are the most suitable clothes for the groom. Do not forget to place a blue handkerchief in the lapel.
FLOWER GIRLS & PAGEBOYS IN ACTION
You may dress them with their cute suspenders and summer linens, but also assign them a specific role so they can also enjoy the day of your wedding. Have them hold mall signs that will inform the groom about the arrival of the bride.