The Christmas season is one of the most popular times for marriage proposals, and many of the couples who get engaged over the festive season also opt for a winter wedding. From fabulous shoes to splashes of colour, we’ve put together some winter wedding inspiration to give your big day the wow-factor!
Cosy-Up & Cover-Up!
With a guaranteed nip in the air, you will want to cover up at some stage during your winter wedding day and we can show you how to do just that. With a range of bridal capes and wraps or dreamy feather stoles and shrugs, you can feel comfortable and warm without sacrificing style. With your shoulders under wraps, you will be relaxed and confident for those all-important outdoor photos. And don’t forget about your bridesmaids, who will need to be cosy too. Take a look at these super styles which will enhance any winter bridal attire perfectly.
Brides choosing a winter or Christmas wedding often choose deep reds and jewel colours for floral arrangements, bouquets and bridesmaids dresses. Remember to take colour inspiration from your venue also, which needs to enhance your chosen theme and not clash. Go as bold as you like, after all, we all need a splash of colour to chase away the winter gloom. Red roses, for example, are a symbol of true love and a favourite winter wedding flower, add an abundance of greenery for the ultimate seasonal look.
Winter Wedding Colour Palettes
Below are some favourite winter wedding colour palettes which we hope you will take some inspiration from. Dark navy dresses provide a beautiful backdrop for the bridesmaid’s floral bouquets, or why not choose from warm rich reds, deep jewel colours and why not accessorise with gold for a truly opulent look. Cooler shades of grey with silver can also reflect the mood of the season, with statement diamante wedding earrings and bridal bracelets bringing icy sparkle to the chill.
Winter Bridal Accessories
Winter brides occasionally break with tradition and opt for wearing a coloured bridal gown rather than a classic ivory one. But if you want to add a splash of colour without choosing a colourful dress, why not choose come striking wedding hair accessories to enhance the look, for brides and bridesmaids alike. Add red hairpins to a relaxed up do, or an ornate golden browband to add focus if you prefer not to wear a veil. You could also add coloured crystals to any Lace and Favour bespoke wedding jewellery. Anything is possible with an array of colours available, so call us today and get winter wedding ready.
Festive Hair Accessories
At Lace and Favour, we have a huge range of festive hair accessories that are perfect for Christmas winter weddings! Adorn your up-do with golden fern leaves, trailing holly, or sweet mistletoe hair-pins.
Our beautiful Christmas wedding halo looks super cute on little flower girls and beautifully romantic and enchanting on the bride. Team with a gorgeous drop veil for a simple yet graceful wedding day look.
Winter Wedding Shoes
You will need to choose carefully when deciding on the ideal winter wedding shoes. No toes out this time of year – you want to be comfortable and prepared for any weather. Take a look at our festive favourites for your winter wedding, for example, a selection of gorgeous velvet bridal shoes by Rachel Simpson , or wedding boots which will ensure you step out in true winter style. Bridesmaid shoes look fantastic when dyed to match in deeper shades, so choose from our many closed toe wedding shoe styles. We think winter flower girls look divine in little red shoes too!
Ceremony Decorations & Ideas
For an outdoor winter wedding ceremony, the decoration options are endless! Why not dress up your ceremony altar with a beautiful arch draped in red velvet adorned with an abundance of flowers. It gives a regal look that would perfectly suit a formal yet rustic wedding in the winter. And don’t forget, there will be a chill in the air, so make sure your guests can wrap up warm! We absolutely love this idea – ‘To have and to hold in case you get cold!’
Now here’s the fun part! Decorate your wedding cake with pine cones, red winter berries and fir leaves and dust with icing for a ‘snowy’ effect. Winter cakes are my ultimate favourite, I love the contrast between the pure white icing and the warm, rich colours. Just the cake on its own makes for such a beautiful wedding photo.
From your head to your toes, we’ve got everything for the winter wedding bride-to-be. So imagine a roaring log fire in a stately venue, ice shimmering, and a clear blue winter sky. Surround yourself with family and friends for a heart-warming wedding day, and the romantic memories will live on for winters to come.