Real Brides Dish on the Wedding Trends They're Totally Over

Wedding Style & Decor
Brides Reveal Wedding Trends to Retire

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If you're a bride-to-be that just got engaged, you're probably spending your afternoons pinning away to your heart's delight, putting together mood boards, and eagerly crafting your dream wedding. But by month two, you've probably noticed an inundation of common trends that are starting to take over your newsfeed. And by month three, you're just about ready to burn every burlap table runner and chalkboard sign in sight. As the editors at BRIDES, we've seen them all, and we definitely know the feeling.

Although every bride is entitled to their own style (after all, it is your big day), we understand that some brides simply want to say, "Dear Mason Jar, we're just not that into you anymore." What trends are other brides ready to let go of forever? We asked our followers and Facebook fans and boy, did they respond! Read the answers below.

"So tired of the rustic look. Bring back the glitz and glam." —Ricca Klein

"I think that having your wedding at a hotel is completely overrated. Yes, it's easier because it's all taken care of by a coordinator there and done in-house, but overall I think a lot of personal touches get lost in translation." —Krystle Grandy

"I think expensive weddings are not only over done but are too stressful for a bride and groom beginning their married lives." —Alicia Johnson Tiongison

"Burlap is my least favorite! The other trend that should die is the bridal party silly dances when they are introduced." —Lenamarie Vocalino

"Thank goodness I'm over the chalkboard craze." —Marie Jenn

"I'm a photographer and I can't stress enough that less is definitely more. A classic wedding never goes out of style. I fear for people who go too trendy. They don't seem to realize that shoulder pads and big hair were once popular and made a lot of '80s weddings look ridiculous only 10 years later." —Sarah Marie Olvera

See more: 5 Wedding Trends It's Time to Retire

"Rice throwing." —Rose Tuxedo

"Baby's breath and cascading bouquets need to stay in the '80s." —Gina Salomone

"If you want to get married outside by (or in a) barn with burlap, mason jars, hay bales, cowboy boots and you use the words "vintage" and/or "rustic" to describe it; that's wonderful, I'm sure your wedding will be beautiful. But please, please, please don't say that it will be "unique", or say that it will be "different", because it is anything but." —Melissa Stanley

"A selfie stick has no business at a wedding." —Victoria DeMore Heil

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