Exposed metal beams. Raw wood furniture. And nothing too delicate or precious. The industrial aesthetic is one of the edgier wedding trends currently circulating, but just because its focus is on unfinished and deconstructed elements doesn't mean it's easy to pull off.
"The industrial look is all about being a little rough and undone," says Courtney Geigle of My Wed Style. That means picking chairs without luxe cushions, earthy pots instead of fancy vases, and generally holding back from anything too glitzy-glam. The result is a boldly understated effect that lets the wedding itself take the spotlight.
Here's how to get started.