argyle socks wedding

To say adieu to yet another year, I thought it would be fun to reflect on some of this year’s wedding trends.

In 2009, we saw:

Birds. Lots of birds.

Peacocks, even.

And moustaches.

Candy. Yum.

Converse-All Stars.

Argyle socks and men pulling up their pantlegs to show them off in photos.

We heard the clickety click of typewriters used as guest books.

And Scrabble tiles reborn.

scrabble place card

 We re-visited our childhood at carvival weddings,

ate french fries

and ice cream.

We embraced country chic with mason jars,

wheat,

haybales,

clothespins,

bicycle rides,

and  animals.

dog ringbearer pug

 

Handwriting was hot,

so was fruit,

carnations,

cupcakes,

and  trash the dress.

cave bride trash the dress

 

It was a year full of DIY,

dreamy, retro-inspired photos,

and second hand.

vintage diy napkins

How many of these trends will stick around in 2010? What new trends are lurking on the horizon? Can’t wait to see another year unfold!

Photo One: Santa Barbara Wedding Chic; Photo Two: StyleatHome.com; Photo Three: AutumnWard.com Photo Four: Del Sol Photography

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  1. Posted by Danielle on December 31st, 2009 at 12:21pm

    Great recap of 2009! I too am excited for 2010! Happy New Year!
  2. Posted by Julie Stobinski on January 5th, 2010 at 1:16am

    I am getting married in June- and am soo not into wearing a veil- this would really help me solve the problem of not having boring hair!
  3. Posted by Carey on January 10th, 2010 at 11:43am

    What a fun year for weddings! I love your recap. Can't wait to see the beautiful weddings in 2010. Thank you Christina!!
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