Seeing stars in front of your eyes? You might have been struck with the latest Celestial wedding craze.
As one of the most influential trends of 2018, anything to do with the Cosmos, from astronomy to astronauts through to astrology and beyond, this is a seriously gorgeous way to infuse your wedding with sparkling and mesmerizing beauty.
A sprinkling of stars on your veil, a sky full of crystal embellishments on your dress, a cake reminiscent of galaxies far, far away, decor based on stars and moonlight, all add suggestions of the mysteries of nebulae and outer space.
For eons, humans have stargazed and pondered upon the night sky – its vastness, its wisdom and its infinity. There is something profound and deeply romantic about it which is something your wedding could also possess with these gorgeous ideas.
What draws us to celestial influences in 2018?
It is hard to know for sure, but our guess is that after years of shabby chic, rustic country and industrial weddings – which indeed all are very earthy in their nature, wedding couples are now ready to climb aboard a rocket and depart into a dark, mysterious and shiny new adventure.
Perhaps it is the state of our own planet that compels us look into space for inspiration and hope. And haven’t we all loved science fiction space adventures are reading horoscopes since our childhood?
Your Groom will be thrilled if you let him sneak in a few space ships into the decor – so let’s infuse some more magic and mystery into our lives.
Although you might not yet feel ready to have an interstellar explosion of astronomy and asteroids at your wedding, nonetheless please allow us inspire you to incorporate a couple or more of these subtle zodiac details that will make your 2018 wedding SO right up there among the stars:
- A midnight blue + Ultraviolet + Gold colour scheme
- Constellation guest book alternative
- Giant gold star balloons
- Generous crystal and sequin embellishments on your dress
- Your veil dusted in sparkly star clusters.
- Night sky wedding stationery suite
- Dark blue marble and gold foil wedding cake + blue macaroons with edible gold dust
- Midnight blue groom and groomsmen with ultraviolet ties
- Indigo blue sequin bridesmaids dresses and ultraviolet bouquets
- Sun, star and moon inspired music (Fly me to the moon, Sky full of stars, Here comes the sun etc)
- End the night with fire works
- Celestial bonus: An astrologer to interpret horoscopes as guest entertainment – they will be over the moon, we think!
If you happen to have your wedding in November and December you are in luck, as the shops will be full of star filled decor. The Celestial style would accompany a New Years Eve wedding beautifully.
As a Bride, why not bring this theme into your bridal attire? Sure… Moonstone jewelry? Adore. Sparkly wedding shoes covered in glitter? Yeah baby! A dress worthy of a night sky goddess? Heck yes!
We have rounded up 50+ breathtaking ideas that have left us all twinkling. We are quite sure you might feel the cosmic powers, and possibly even get ready for your own inter-galactic wedding.
Fly with me to the moon and lets play among those stars…
star crown + star veil : southbound bride | veils: ziad nakad couture | star headband: casar | silver star veil: southbound bride | stargaze veil & valention star pumps via olivia headpieces | midnight blue shoes: weddbook | star dancing shoes via bhdln
from top left to right: one day bridal | rue de seine via bohemian diesel | jenny packham via modest bride | orion gown by watters| festival brides | natalie wenn design | hayley paige | willowby by watters | dress by galia lahav | dress by savannah miller
Jewelry & Rings
sun and moon ring 1 & 2: sophia zakaia via catbird nyc | gold star ring: by baby | star pendant earring here comes the bling | hook earring 1&2: pillow book design | moon and star crown: erica elizabeth | star hair clips: festival brides
Stationery suites and Signs
champagne sign: via weddings and wedding flowers | it is written in the stars: boho weddings | constellation place cards: supply unusual | constellation invite szeiler designs| save the date: hoopla love | menu and welcome sign: soumya| constellation seating chart: hands in the attic
planet orb: 100 layer cake| moon and star guest book: riptide engraving via etsy| | moon photobooth: rock my wedding |gold stars: southbound bride | night sky: weddingomania | rustic fire place: beauty of weddings
Tables & Extras
pegasus: brides magazine | purple cloth: snippet & ink | cocktail mixers: elegant wedding invites | mirror star: buzzfed | table 4: brides | constellation plate: west elm
Gold flower cake: weddingomania | Moon and star cake topper: the pink owl via etsy
| blue planet cake: wedluxe | gold star cake: love my dress | white gold and blue: green wedding shoes | constellation + bow: wedding colours | cake pops: beauty of weddings
Are you planning your own celestial themed wedding day? What do your find the most alluring about it? Is there a particular element that is especially important to you? We’d love to find out how you will decorate!
How about sharing your thoughts in the comments box below!