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The Austin Wedding Floral Trends of 2019

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2019 was bursting with creative arrangements of fresh blooms that brightened up already whimsical weddings. We were captivated by these Austin florists who told wild love stories with their designs. Be sure to check out our local florists for even more inspiration on how to incorporate these floral trends into your upcoming wedding! 



With Tropicana blooms emerging from various weddings and styled shoots this year, we felt as though we were bring transported to paradise, where the weather was warmer and we had a drink in hand! The tropical bohemian vibes are perfect for the contemporary, hip bride.

The Flower Girl | Jose Luis Salon & Boutique | Julian Gold | Party at the Moontowner Event Rentals | Austin Central Library | 2Tarts Bakery | Design to Flourish | Melissa Glynn Photography

Whim Hospitality | Camp Lucy | Altered for the Altar | A & BE Bridal Shop | Sweet Treets Bakery | Eclipse Event Co. | Brooke Taelor


The Bloom Bar | Marquee Event Rentals – Austin | Unbridaled | Eclipse Event Co. | Lacey Seymour Photography


Power Pampas

 Pampas grass was everywhere in 2019! We loved seeing its neutral beauty incorporated into bouquets, backdrops and floral installations. This boho-styled grass adds texture and versatility into any wedding!

 The Austin Wedding Floral Trends of 2019

The Bloom Bar | Andria Leigh Events | The Ivory Oak | Makeup ATX | Unbridaled | 2Tarts Bakery | Design to Flourish | Loot Rentals | Feather & Twine

Remi + Gold | Gloss Beauty Boutique | Unbridaled | Eliza Page | Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery | 2Tarts Bakery | Mack Eveland Photo

Wildly Cultivated Floral Design | Unbridaled | Lustrebella | Loot Rentals | Nikk Nguyen Photo 


Hoop there it is!

The circular floral trend creates a dramatic backdrop for the altar, dessert table or even non-traditional bouquets! You can utilize this hoop into any part of your ceremony for a fresh statement. 

Clementine Botanical Art | Brazos Hall | Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery | The McKellars | Feather & Twine

Remi + Gold | 2Tarts Bakery | The Line Hotel Austin | Premiere Events | Whim Hospitality | Gloss Beauty Boutique | Westcott WeddingsSophie Epton Photography

Must-See Wedding Fashion Trends of 2019

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Can you believe a new decade is right around the corner? It’s time to look at our favorite 2019 wedding fashion trends. These Austin bridal boutiques dressed a myriad of blushing brides and grooms in gorgeous gowns and dashing suits that fit any wedding aesthetic. Cheers!

Cape Gown

They say that not all heroes wear capes, but we think these designers sure do! This stylish accent adds a contemporary, yet regal element to that dream gown. We didn’t  know that this was the unexpected addition that we needed to see throughout 2019!

2019 Wedding Fashion Trends

Nicole Mera | Béatitude Bridal Boutique | Mint Photography | Bricolage Curated Florals | Gloss Beauty Boutique | The Bird and the Bear Photography & Films | Hotel Van Zandt


Jump to the Rhythm 

We’ll go ahead and jump right in (pun intended), we loved this modern take on a classy “I do” outfit. Perfect for dancing the night away with your cherished guests, jumpsuits are making a serious comeback.

Clementine Botanical Art | Kristin La Voie Photography | The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria


Unbridaled | Kristen La Voie Photography | Beautymark Agency | Camp Lucy | Eliza Page

Maximum Minimalism 

Several styled shoots saw the simplicity of these swoon-worthy gowns in all their glory. These brides decided that less was more to complete their look. We love the modern transition into minimalism!

Barr Mansion | Dart Collective | Wildly Cultivated Floral Design | Gloria Goode Photography

Sophie Epton Photography | Premiere Events | Remi + Gold


Bridal Jacket

One of our favorite looks this year was the personalized bridal jacket. Custom lettering, lyrics and/or jewels found their way onto denim or leather jackets  to create the chic statement. 

Sweet Treets Bakery | Loot Rentals | Pink Avocado Catering | Springdale Station | Dart Collective | Premiere Events | Wild Heart Visuals

Garey House | Unbridaled | Scavenged Vintage Rentals | The Copper Collective


Monochromatic Suits 

What better way to solidify the color scheme of a wedding than with monochromatic suits? Make a statement by including a bold pop of color for your wedding party!

Trademark Weddings | Fine Day Press | The Powder Sugar Room | Scavenged Vintage Rentals | Benold’s Jewelers | Wildly Cultivated Floral Design | Unbridaled | Cory Ryan Photography | Party At The Moontower Rentals | Jose Luis Salon & Boutique | Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery 

Unbridaled | Loot Rentals | Nikk Nguyen PhotographyWildly Cultivated Floral Design | Lustrebella 

Austin Wedding Cake and Catering Trends of 2019

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One thing’s for sure – we ate our way through 2019 with lots of tasty treats! Now it’s time to reminisce on our favorite cakes and catering trends from the last year. From the delicious dining the sugary sweets, these Austin bakers can find a way to your heart through your stomach! We promise all of these bites taste as good as they look.  Let’s dive in!

Too Neat to Eat?

These couples wanted to incorporate their own creativity and unique flare into their confections. We found some remarkable creations that served as a striking centerpiece for these eccentric weddings.  So, too neat to eat? The answer is NO! With these incredible Austin bakers, you can have your cake and eat it too!

2 Tarts Bakery | Unbridaled | Leah Jeffers Photo + Films

Sweet Treets Bakery | Kristin Catter Events | Reiley + Rose | Joslyn Holtfort Photography | W Austin

Personalized Cocktail Menu

With beverages being named after significant events, places or people, we saw many guests enjoy ordering personalized spirits. Come up with a stellar name for your signature drink!

Premiere Events | The Line Hotel Austin | 2 Tarts Bakery | Westcott Weddings | Sophie Epton Photography | Gloss Beauty Boutique | Whim Hospitality  | Remi + Gold

Ma Maison | Crave Catering | Sweet Treets Bakery | Asante Lodging & Events | Marquee Event Rentals – Austin | Mint Photography | Photohouse Films 


Non-traditional Wedding Desserts

Classic confections might not be your cup of tea, but there are still plenty of options to satisfy that sweet tooth. Whether it’s donuts, macarons or even fresh flapjacks, these decadent desserts are crafted with intentionality and topped with love.

The Powder Sugar Room | Mrs. Planner |Marquee Event Rentals | Dreamy Elk Photography & Design, LLC | The Grove

Barr Mansion | Wildly Cultivated Floral Design | Premiere Events | Pearl Events Austin  | Haley Rynn Ringo Photography

You’ll Have This Wedding Playlist from Dart Collective on Repeat

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When it comes to choosing music for your wedding, Dart Collective is here to help you think outside the box and curate a set of songs that will not only capture the mood of the night, but get your guests up and moving! Forever obsessed with all things music but the first to admit they’re not elitists, the talented musicians and DJs at Dart Collective want to help you customize a set list that represents YOU. Need some ideas to get started? Take a listen to some of Dart’s all-time favorite love songs in the wedding playlist below. They shared with us a little about a few of these songs and why they’d also be the perfect choice for a first dance, so if you’re still trying to nail down a special song, be sure to read below!

Scroll down for the Spotify playlist and get ready to jam!

dart collective wedding playlist

Photo: Caroline Lima Photography

Dart Collective’s Ultimate First Dance Songs

Kendrick Lamar – “LOVE” (feat. Zacari)

A cross-genre masterpiece, this song fits so many moods and captures a perfectly intimate vibe for folks that want to look cool, but not too cool in front of their guests.

George Harrison – “If Not For You”

This is a cut from George’s solo record “This Too Shall Pass,” which came out only a few years after the Beatles broke up. While it’s technically a cover of a Bob Dylan original, Harrison’s version evokes that beautiful feeling of timelessness you feel around your partner. It’s also upbeat enough to keep folks smiling and moving.

Penny & The Quarters – “You & Me”

This is an old song that was discovered by crate-digging masters The Numero Group and made it’s way onto the soundtrack for the movie “Blue Valentine” in 2010. Despite its old-timey feeling, “You & Me” is a hauntingly beautiful piece that speaks volumes about love in its simple guitar strumming under three-part harmonies. Lyrically, it’s very straightforward – it’s one of those songs that feel familiar the first time you hear it.

Neil Young – “Harvest Moon”

Neil Young is a master songwriter and his classic hit remains at the top of his best work for good reason – it’s just a perfect song. It effortlessly represents the feeling of being in love (whether newly found or decades old) and is 100% guaranteed to bring happy tears to guests’ eyes.

Al Green – “Let’s Stay Together”

One cannot make a first dance list and not include this song. It’s groovy yet intimate, cutting lyrically yet understated emotionally. You can play this song at any point of the night and most guests will start smiling and moving along. Choosing it as your first dance amplifies the experience that much more.

Want Dart Collective to spin epic tunes like these at your wedding? Reach out to their team with a message via their Brides of Austin profile. Cheers!