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

    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

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

  • Engaged over a year

    47%
    Engaged over a year

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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    13% of brides are heading overseas to say their vows

  • 50-100 Guests

    54%
    50-100 Guests

    Just over half of brides are wanting 50 - 100 guests

  • Just over half of brides are wanting 50 - 100 guests
  • Hotel Venue

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

    59% of brides are planning on having a photobooth

  • A DJ to provide music

    72%
    A DJ to provide music

    Almost 3/4 of brides are booking a DJ

  • Almost 3/4 of brides are booking a DJ
  • A wedding hashtag

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

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

Wedding Dress &
Bridesmaids

  • Four or Fewer Bridesmaids

    70%
    Four or Fewer Bridesmaids

    The average number of bridesmaids is four or less

  • The average number of bridesmaids is four or less
  • A-Line Dress Shape

    39%
    A-Line Dress Shape

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

  • Pink Bridesmaids Dresses

    25%
    Pink Bridesmaids Dresses

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

  • 9-18 Months Before The Day

    44%
    9-18 Months Before The Day

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

  • Embroidered / Lacey Gowns

    37%
    Embroidered / Lacey Gowns

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

  • £501 - £700 Wedding Dress Budget

    51%
    £501 - £700 Wedding Dress Budget

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

  • Ivory Wedding Dress

    71%
    Ivory Wedding Dress

    71% of brides prefer a traditional ivory coloured wedding dress

  • Embroidered Lace

    45%
    Embroidered Lace

    Embroidered lace is the top fabric choice for brides

  • Classic Style Dress

    36%
    Classic Style Dress

    36% of brides love the classic dress style

Make Up &
Accessories

  • Hand Tied Bouquet

    44%
    Hand Tied Bouquet

    The modern hand tied bouquet is the most popular

  • Sparkly Wedding Shoes

    27%
    Sparkly Wedding Shoes

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

  • Professional Make Up

    69%
    Professional Make Up

    Most brides will hire a professional makeup artist

  • Half-Up/Down Hairstyle

    38%
    Half-Up/Down Hairstyle

    A half up half down hairstyle is the most popular

  • Comb in Hair

    21%
    Comb in Hair

    21% of brides want a comb in their bridal hair

  • 21% of brides want a comb in their bridal hair

DÉcor And Details

  • Rustic Wedding Theme

    23%
    Rustic Wedding Theme

    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

    A sit down dinner style was the top choice

  • Traditional Cake

    48%
    48% of brides are having a traditional wedding cake

    48% of brides are having a traditional wedding cake

  • Prosecco On Arrival

    43%
    Prosecco On Arrival

    43% of brides want to serve Prosecco after the ceremony

  • 43% of brides want to serve Prosecco after the ceremony