Estimated number of weddings: 2.16 to 2.18 million
Estimated number of guests: 135 to 145
Couples will want simple yet elegant events at a lower cost.
They will choose DIY (do it yourself) and thriftiness as a way to cut cost
DIY is bigger than ever and will continue to increase on items from Invitations to flowers
From the dress to shoes, vintage will be in big demand
June 2010 will be busier than normal.
Couples that put off their 2009 June wedding, because of the recession have booked for June 2010
Candy buffets will be very hot
Warm, bright, bold, and vibrate color tones are in for 2010
In vintage style, black and white photography shots will be in higher demand
While it hasn’t gone mainstream, video streamed live weddings will continue to gain interest
Tungsten is the hot metal for 2010, couples are looking for both engagement rings and wedding bands in tungsten
As with 2009, couples will continue to want package deals over a la carte
As with 2009, couples will continue to rely on family and friends to save money
As with 2009, we will continue to see smaller weddings with fewer guests