Typically, the wedding season falls in June-October, but during the cold season there are no wedding booms. But the celebration in winter can be not only a necessity, but also a mutual desire of the couple. Winter itself is associated with the expectation of a fairy tale and a miracle. White snow, white dress of the bride, all this personifies purity, sincerity of intentions. Yes, and nature has no bad weather. On a wedding day, no frost can cause inconvenience to hearts in love!
The best time for a winter wedding is the second half of January and February. In December the fast begins, therefore it is better not to be attached to stormy celebrations at this time. And before the New Year begins the holiday bustle, so the guests may have other events like the same corporate parties or matinees. In addition, prices for the rental of the hall and for the necessary purchases for the celebration will be much more expensive.
But in preparing the winter wedding, difficulties may arise. For example: the weather may fail, and if there is no snow on the street, then a photo session will have to be organized indoors. The bride will have to dress warmer, that is, in addition to the dress, buy a boots, a fur coat or a coat. Flowers for a bouquet is better to choose frost-resistant, so that the bouquet does not lose its appearance. In winter, it begins to darken earlier, after 3 hours, the day begins to decline, so it is better to take photos and videos during the day. And before shooting, you need to calculate the time for the faces of the newlyweds to have a natural color.
A few ideas for a winter wedding in shades of decoration
Red and white wedding. The combination of these 2 shades looks very advantageous for a wedding celebration, especially if it is held before the New Year, Christmas or Valentine's Day. These colors are symbols of sincerity and passion. Lipstick, bridal bouquet, red details of a dress can be red, a witness can dress up in a red dress, spread out red napkins, candles and other decorative elements will look nice on the tables. And in a photo shoot you can use red viburnum berries - it will turn out really great!
Black - white wedding. Its uniqueness is based on bold color combination. Here, simplicity and luxury, elegance and taste, worthy of the highest celebrations, intersect. The main thing is to subtly place the ornaments and not retreat from the proper proportions of these shades, for example: a white tablecloth with black lace, white flowers. Plates, dishes and napkins in black and white.
Golden cream wedding. This combination will give the triumph of softness and wealth. The bride can be dressed in a cream dress, in the tone of his room can be decorated with similar candles and gold candlesticks. You can also pick up glasses for drinks with a gold border.
Gray, blue, brown, white colors. Very soft and harmonious combination. Cool white, blue, gray colors will be perfectly combined with the winter landscape, and the brown tint will bring comfort and warmth. These tones are in harmony with porcelain, glass, crystal, wood, and silver. You can even use real pine cones for decorating the hall and the bridal bouquet. The bride will look great in a dress of pale blue color, and the groom, in turn, can match his tie.
How to choose a dress?
The winters in Russia are harsh, so brides at this time of the year do not have to be sweet. In order not to freeze and not spoil your mood by bad weather, you need to carefully choose your outfit. In wedding salons in our time, you can find a lot of warmed dresses. Often they are sewn from panne, taffeta, jersey, satin, brocade, velvet, wool and knitwear. In this dress, the bride certainly will not freeze! Coloring is better to choose calm: snowy white, ivory, champagne. Also in the salon to the dress the bride will be able to pick up a cape or a fur coat, the latter is more suitable for a magnificent dress, and the coat is in harmony with the narrow dress. But the dress must be chosen under the general theme of the wedding.
The bride may be dressed not only in a wedding dress, some couples choose relatively ordinary clothes for this celebration, such as: white pants or jeans, a white tunic or sweater, ugg boots or inflated boots, a short jacket or coat. There will also be relevant white wedding suit, tight pants.
What to wear in the winter for the wedding of the groom and guests?
Grooms do not spend so much time choosing a costume like brides, but they should follow certain recommendations: first of all, you should opt for a three-piece suit, and sewn of fine wool. And even if the groom does not like the official business style, he will have to sacrifice his point of view on such a solemn day.
By the way, it is easier to choose shoes for the bridegroom than for the bride, because she will have to purchase 2 pairs. And boots should be chosen from natural material and on the heel. By the way, it is better to distribute shoes in advance before the triumph. And you should also take care of purchasing warm tights, gloves or mittens so that the legs do not get frozen.
Bridesmaids should dress in cold colors, better than silver or gray, but dresses of black and dark brown are no less relevant. The dress can be added with decoration. Men can also wear a formal suit or trousers with a shirt.
Photo session "Dreamland"
The preparation of a photosession of the wedding should be approached no less responsibly than the celebration, then the young in the photos will look natural and beautiful!
First of all, the bride should put on outerwear over the dress, otherwise she will simply freeze and ruin her not only her mood, but also the general perception of the photo. The route of the photo shoot should be thought out in advance, a professional photographer will point out that finding young people and guests on the street should take the most minimal amount of time.
As the main ideas for such an event, it is better not to choose roofs, high-rise buildings and bridges, as well as coastal and other places, because snowfall and strong wind can easily ruin everything. But at the same time it is not necessary to be limited to the registry office, parks and streets. Nowadays, many hotels and other institutions that have beautifully designed courtyards at their disposal can, for a fee, provide their property to the newlyweds for a photo session. And beautiful benches, lanterns, gazebos, swings, and other attributes of landscape design will be a real decoration of the photo.
Wonderful photos are obtained in the winter forest. The snow-white dress of the bride will look great against the backdrop of nature and snow carpet! If there is such an opportunity, then do not miss the opportunity to take pictures on the background of old mansions or castles. Decorations can choose bright shades: a scarlet cape, a bouquet of bright colors, an original umbrella - all this will complement the overall picture.
Even red hearts, cut out of plain paper and hung on trees will give uniqueness to the pictures. Light thin fabrics fluttering in the wind will create a romantic atmosphere. You can even put in the woods a small table with a bottle of wine and a basket of fruit. Excellent decorations will be old cars, objects of past centuries, various accessories.
A wedding is one of the brightest and most important events in the life of every person, therefore, it should be prepared in advance and carefully. But it is not so important - what kind of celebration will it be, what time of year will it take place, the main thing is that two loving hearts will be united for the rest of their lives with a string of love and harmony!