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Wedding Theme vs. Wedding Style


When you started planning your wedding, was your first instinct to create a Pinterest board ? I'm sure you wanted to capture everything you envisioned for your wedding day on your Pinterest board. Your Pinterest board may have consisted of a variety of themes and styles that you desired for your wedding ; from the colors to the invitations to the floral arrangements.


Did you know there is a difference between wedding theme and wedding style ? These words have often been used interchangeably and we understand how confusing it can be.


Your wedding style focuses on the overall look and feel of your wedding . The following are some of the most common wedding styles:


  • Formal/Traditional

  • Modern

  • Glamour

  • Romantic

  • Vintage

  • Whimsical

  • Rustic

  • Minimalist




Your wedding theme is related to a specific subject or item that contributes to the details of the wedding design. Wedding themes usually showcase you and your partner's personality and interests. The following are some of the most common wedding themes:


  • Cultural

  • Nautical

  • Winter Wonderland

  • Christmas

  • Garden

  • Great Gatsby



Selecting a wedding theme or style helps guide the wedding design process, sets the to for your guests experience and helps determine your wedding budget. Having a wedding theme and/or style helps guide you in selecting your wedding colors , venue, decoration, food and entertainment. Sometimes choosing which season you want to have your wedding or the venue, can help guide you in deciding on a wedding theme or style. Choose what’s best and most appropriate for you and your partner. Remember this day is about the two of you and your relationship.



Happy Wedding Planning!

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