30+ Ways to Revamp Your Favorite Wedding Trends

Get expert advice on how to breathe new life into tried-and-true favorites.

5. Chevron

Patterned wedding décor can be fabulous in moderation but too much of a high-contrast print can overwhelm a space.

"I think it’s time we let poor chevron out to pasture to join its friend damask," says Linda Ly from Grand Soirees. Vikki Marsee of All You Need is Love Events concurs that "I was a chevron-everything person, right down to those adorable chevron straws, but it is has been so overdone."

chevron wedding cake
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But this doesn’t mean you should be forced to stick to solids. According to Majell del Castillo of Majell del Castillo Events, a great alternative is to incorporate bold stripe and trellis since you can never go wrong with clean lines. Moberg tells us that geometric styles are making a splash: "It’s never been sexier to say that you want a photo booth backdrop with dodecahedrons painted with glitter. Or, use a random assortment of rectangles, triangles, and parallelograms in gum paste on your cake."

"I am loving bridesmaid dresses that reflect the couple's personality and show some patterns, such as floral prints," adds Kim Rico from Seven Sycamores Ranch.

printed bridesmaid dress
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You can also try rope prints (ideal for a nautical theme), watercolor florals (whimsical and romantic) and ikats in tribal, ethnic and geometric patterns (if you love all things boho). "In my opinion, Mandarin Blue China patterns will be the next hottest trend," says Leslie Price of In Any Event.

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