4 Wonderful Wedding Trends for Your Philly Big Day

From botanicals to Pantone, there is inspiration everywhere.

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This cloche by Clover Event Co., dress by Sareh Nouri and cake by Domestic Goddess are featured as part of Philly’s top wedding trends. / Cloche and cake photographs by Nell Hoving Dixon; dress photograph courtesy of the designer

Figuring out your theme, decor, florals, attire, food, drink and the rest of the little details of your Big Day can be a daunting task. But we’re here to help: We’ve put together a list of four wedding trends for your Philly wedding. You’ll find a new twist on greenery, sustainable or vintage pieces, bell-shaped styles and a nod to Pantone. Once you’ve been properly inspired, check out our guides to wedding venues, vendors and more who can help bring it all to life.

Fancy Plants

A fresh crop of greenery is sprouting up in wedding decor.


Photograph courtesy of Loyalty Leather

Each Maile envelope clutch is hand-painted to order, $845 at Loyalty Leather (South Philly).


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Bouquet with lady’s slipper orchids, viburnum, hanging amaranthus, bracken ferns, fiddlehead fern shoots and more, $300, by Fabufloras Floral & Event Design (Horsham).


Photograph courtesy of Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo single ear cuff, $175.


Photograph courtesy of Anne Barge

Anne Barge Sanibel gown, $5,270 at Elizabeth Johns (Ardmore).

Peridot sandals, $295 at Bus Stop (Queen Village).


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Oolong bamboo cakes, $7 each, by Cake & Joe (Pennsport).


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Loose-leaf green tea favors, $8 each, by Sara Rea Design (Northern Liberties).

Two in One

These pieces do double duty on your Big Day.

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Photograph courtesy of FêteFone

FêteFone Royal audio guest book, $449.


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Love letter cookies, from $35, by Sugarluxe (Drexel Hill).


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Custom bouquet with 11 handmade paper flowers, $30, by Page Turners Flower Co. (Washington Township).


Photograph courtesy of Pronovias

A Pronovias store can trans­form this dress from its full length at no extra cost. Second Life Bimmah dress, price upon request at Pronovias (King of Prussia).


Photograph courtesy of Malena’s Vintage Boutique

Vintage 14-karat gold brooch with carved coral rose, $2,500 at Malena’s Vintage Boutique (West Chester).


Photograph courtesy of A. Brandt + Son

Georgian-era 18-karat gold double-halo diamond cluster ring, $5,595 at A. Brandt + Son (Narberth).


Photograph courtesy of Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood Beya knot mules with biodegradable leather, $595.

Liberty Belle

Put a “ring” on it with these sweet styles.

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Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Clover Event Co. takes care of everything from design to planning. Cloche seating display, price upon request, by Clover Event Co. (Norristown).


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Centerpiece with dendrobium orchids and calla lilies, from $125, by Simply Flora’s (Lansdowne).


Photograph courtesy of Tiffany & Co.

Diamond Point sterling silver candle snuffer, $700 at Tiffany & Co. (Rittenhouse).


Photograph courtesy of Sareh Nouri

Sareh Nouri cocktail dress, $2,990 at Van Cleve (Paoli).


Photograph courtesy of Plain Elaine by Phenise

Harmonee hand-sewn headpiece, $278, by Plain Elain by Phenise (West Philly).


Photograph courtesy of Ballard Designs

Luna ceramic bells, from $29 each at Ballard Designs (King of Prussia).

wedding invitations

Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Custom save-the-dates on double-thick card stock, from $400, by Lovelily Studio (Kensington).

Very Peri

Get inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year.

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Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Vanilla-bean cake with Swiss buttercream is the baker’s top flavor. Painted cake with macarons, $9 per serving, by Domestic Goddess (Germantown).


Photograph courtesy of Zegna

Printed purple silk tie, $210 at Zegna (King of Prussia).


Photograph courtesy of SuitShop

Light blue suit, $194 at SuitShop (Old City).

pocket square

Photograph courtesy of Clifton Wilson

Clifton Wilson pocket square, $55.


Photograph courtesy of Govberg Jewelers

Rolex Yacht-Master II, price upon request at Govberg Jewelers (Ardmore).


Photograph by Nell Hoving Dixon

Boutonniere with eucalyptus tips, black pansy, sweet pea and white muscari,­ $30, by A Cottage Gardener (Jenkintown).

Originally published as various “Trends” in the summer/fall 2022 issue of Philadelphia Wedding.

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