It is often said weddings have a language of their own and wedding themes are the language that a wedding speaks. There are gazillion themes available but every bride must be prepared to choose her desired wedding theme if she is planning a theme from a particular era. There are so many options from the bygone era that a bride can select.
Classic or Traditional Wedding
A classic or a traditional wedding is a very formal ceremony and the reception usually includes a three-course dinner. Couples usually marry in a church where the bride wears a white classically styled gown which is preferred and even the post-wedding celebrations are held in a formal manner.
The groom usually wears a black tuxedo accompanied with groomsmen who would either wear a tuxedo or a formal suit. Usually, the formal ceremonies include professional wedding photos, cutting of the cake by the couple, first dance together, the father dances with daughter/son dances with his mother and the bouquet toss.
A contemporary wedding is an amalgamation of both a formal wedding having a modern flair. The contemporary twist in the scenario can be in the form of modern dress or a non-traditional wedding venue as well on invitations, styling, flowers, and ambiance. It is indeed classic yet focussing on modern trends thus, making the overall mood more contemporary as compared to its formal counterpart. The only aspect that combines both these worlds is the ceremonies like sit-down dinner and speeches.
A vintage style wedding replicates the quintessential of a bygone era. Most of the wedding themes in vintage style take inspiration from the Victorian era as well as the era post World War II. This theme is represented in the overall decoration of the church and the venue, hair & make-up as well as the garments. Vintage wedding cars, photo booths, jazz music are all essentials to enhance the vintage style wedding.
Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.