WED2B Wedding Trends 2020

With over 10,000 survey respondents, the WED2B Wedding Trends Survey 2020 captures the shapes, silhouettes and wedding day details brides want for their big day.

Planning

  • 26-30 Years Old

    39%

    39% of brides that took part in the survey were aged between 26-30

  • £5,000 - £10,000 Budget

    44%

    44% will be spending £5,000-£10,000 on their wedding

  • Engaged over a year

    47%

    Just under half of brides who took part have been engaged for over a year

  • 1-2 years to tie knot

    47%

    Couples are happy to wait 1-2 years for that walk down the aisle

Venue Planning

  • A Summer Wedding

    44%

    Summer is the most popular time of year to get married

  • Getting Ready at Venue

    43%

    Just below half of brides are planning to get ready at the venue

  • Getting Married Abroad

    13%

    13% of brides are heading overseas to say their vows

  • 50-100 Guests

    54%

    Just over half of brides are wanting 50 - 100 guests

  • Hotel Venue

    24%

    A hotel is the top wedding venue for brides at 24%

Entertainment

  • Photobooth as an extra

    59%

    59% of brides are planning on having a photobooth

  • A DJ to provide music

    72%

    Almost 3/4 of brides are booking a DJ

  • A wedding hashtag

    46%

    46% of brides said no to using a personalised #hashtag

Wedding Dress &
Bridesmaids

  • Four or Fewer Bridesmaids

    70%

    The average number of bridesmaids is four or less

  • A-Line Dress Shape

    39%

    An A-line is the winner when it comes to wedding dress shapes

  • Pink Bridesmaids Dresses

    25%

    Pink is out front followed by blue as the most popular bridesmaids’ colours

  • 9-18 Months Before The Day

    44%

    Most brides will shop for their dress 9-18 months before their big day

  • Embroidered / Lacey Gowns

    37%

    Most brides would love to find a dress with lace and a stunning back detail

  • £501 - £700 Wedding Dress Budget

    51%

    Just over half of brides plan to spend between £501 - £700 on their dream dress

  • Ivory Wedding Dress

    71%

    71% of brides prefer a traditional ivory coloured wedding dress

  • Embroidered Lace

    45%

    Embroidered lace is the top fabric choice for brides

  • Classic Style Dress

    36%

    36% of brides love the classic dress style

Make Up &
Accessories

  • Hand Tied Bouquet

    44%

    The modern hand tied bouquet is the most popular

  • Sparkly Wedding Shoes

    27%

    27% of brides will be wearing sparkly glitter shoes on their big day

  • Professional Make Up

    69%

    Most brides will hire a professional makeup artist

  • Half-Up/Down Hairstyle

    38%

    A half up half down hairstyle is the most popular

  • Comb in Hair

    21%

    21% of brides want a comb in their bridal hair

DÉcor And Details

  • Rustic Wedding Theme

    23%

    Just under 1/4 of brides are having a rustic wedding theme

  • Sit Down Dinner

    53%

    A sit down dinner style was the top choice

  • Traditional Cake

    48%

    48% of brides are having a traditional wedding cake

  • Prosecco On Arrival

    43%

    43% of brides want to serve Prosecco after the ceremony

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