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The True Cost Of The Top Three Wedding Trends

So you’re recently engaged, congratulations!  Now it’s time to get knee deep in planning, but before you do, you may want to consider the real cost of three of this year’s most desirable trends.

Recent online research by Old Mutual Wealth suggests brides are spending more than ever on their big day.  It’s very easy to get carried away but remember this is the first day of the rest of your lives together, don’t leave yourself in a financial mess that will put a strain on your marriage.

Thanks to Bridal Buyer, we’ve been able to outline the true costs involved in a Bohemian, Beach and Fairytale wedding.

Image Credit: Vania Romoff boho wedding dress

Image Credit: Vania Romoff boho wedding dress

BOHEMIAN WEDDING

An ever-present trend with brides, particularly among the younger brides, is bohemian style.  Boho weddings typically take place outdoors at rustic countryside venues, woodland areas or romantic backyards.

If you want a unique wedding style, a bohemian wedding just might be the wedding for you.

Bohemian Breakdown
Tipi: £5,000, Flowers: £600, Décor £500, Cake: £400, Wedding attire: £3,500, Transport: £400, Food and drink: £4,500, Stationery: £200 – Source Bridal Buyer

TOTAL COST = £15,100

 

Photo Credit: Adelaide by Anna Campbell part of the Spirit Collection

Photo Credit: Adelaide by Anna Campbell part of the Spirit Collection

BEACH WEDDING

Some couples are taking all of the fuss out of The Big Day, they’re looking for the ambience and décor to be peaceful and relaxed, which is why many are opting for a beach wedding.

Beach weddings are becoming popular as couples slim down their guest lists by jetting off to idyllic surroundings,  If this sounds like the wedding for you have a look at the average costs.

Beach Breakdown
Beach club: £10,000, Flowers: £500, Décor: £500, Cake: £250, Wedding attire: £2,500, Transport: £5,000, Food and drink: £5,000, Stationery: £400 – Source Bridal Buyer

TOTAL COST = £24,150

 

Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley/Disney.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley/Disney.

FAIRYTALE WEDDING

Most of us when we were younger dreamed of being a Princess, and what better day than your wedding day, to become just that.  Last year, the new Disney Cinderella movie had us all oohing and aahing at that fabulous wedding dress.  So just how much does a Fairytale Wedding cost these days?

Fairytale Breakdown
Castle venue: £20,000, Flowers: £1,000, Décor: £1,500, Cake: £800, Wedding attire: £4,000, Transport: £1,000, Food and drink: £8,000, Stationery: £700 – Source Bridal Buyer

TOTAL COST = £37,000