10 Summer Wedding Trends for Modern Brides


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Rustic Charm
Who says you can't combine "down-home" with "gorgeous"? A rustic sign sets the tone for the natural setting and easy vibe to come.
Who says you can't combine "down-home" with "gorgeous"? A rustic sign sets the tone for the natural setting and easy vibe to come.
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Glamorous is always in, and satin-draped chairs aren't going away, but an increasing number of brides are choosing a different approach to their wedding style: rustic beauty.

Farm settings, wildflowers, wood tables (sometimes of varying shapes) and local game are just a few of the rustic touches being incorporated into modern weddings. Rural charm is especially suited to summer affairs, when outdoor events are easier to arrange, sunlight can supplement soft, old-style lighting into the early evening, and it would not seem out of place for the bride to ride in on horseback.

Next, speaking of horses.