2022 Wedding Trends: Sustainability Rules, Pearls are Back, and Rings are Stacked

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WEDDING // January 12, 2022

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Pearl Bow by Jennifer Behr

What’s the scoop for 2022 wedding trends? If you’re looking for intel, you’ve come to the right place. We’re taking a look at what sparked a flame in 2021 and what’s poised to totally take off this year. And if last year’s trend forecast is any inclination, we’re pretty good at predicting the future.

We’re breaking down the trends into categories to cover everything from fashion to food to the new way couples and vendors are using social media in weddings. With input from our editors and industry insiders, these are the trends you’ll definitely be seeing more of this year, contact our wedding specialists for advice on your wedding.

Wedding Dresses With Puffy Sleeves and/or Corset Bodices

2022 wedding trends puff sleeve corset wedding dress

photography: Vicky Baumann | wedding dress: Galia Lahav | hairpiece: Dry Please

Blame in on Bridgerton, but wedding dresses with puff sleeves and corset bodices are BIG for 2022. The show may have kicked off the trends, but dress designers and brides took are taking it to a whole new level by adding in a little ’80s flare. The pandemic has left us with a craving for big and bold when it comes to style. And after laying low for so long, puff sleeves are the whimsical statement-makers we need.

Street Style Meets Wedding Sneakers

2022 wedding trends bridal sneakers and groom sneakers

photo: Lorenzo Guerrero Fotografía | planning: Strawberry Fields Wedding Planner

What happens when sneakerheads get married? The combination of street style with wedding attire is a trend we love — and it’s just so damn cool. Plus, there’s the added benefit of comfort on your wedding day.

Jesse Reing of Events by Jesse agrees, and she’s seeing the trend take off for couples and wedding parties alike: “Couples are now opting for a fun pairing of their favorite sneaker with their fancy wedding day attire. Wedding parties can even pick a matching pair for them to wear while they all dance the night away together.”

Pearlcore Wedding Fashion + Design

2022 wedding trends pearl bow
Pearl Bow by Jennifer Behr
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Pearl Flower Shoes by Forever Soles

“Pearlcore” comes to us on the heals of regencycore. With their luminous shine + endless options, pearls are in for 2022. Expect to see pearls all over weddings — from accessories and beyond. Think wedding cakes, decor, capes and veils, dresses, shoes, and even manicures. As for jewellery, pearl chokers will be big and rings, too.

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