Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’re probably recently engaged and planning a wedding — and we’re here to help.
Welcome to the Thumbtack Wedding Trends Report, an in-depth look at the biggest trends in weddings across America in 2016. We sit at the intersection of couples about to get married and the wedding vendors who will turn their dreams into reality, which gives us a unique view into emerging wedding trends and what soon-to-be-wed couples want for their special day.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people come to Thumbtack for help with planning and throwing a wedding. Couples come to Thumbtack looking for everything from the ideal wedding caterer and engagement photographer to the best wedding DJ or event designer. We offer expertise and guidance in nearly 50 categories of service related to the Big Day from wedding planners and photographers to caterers, live bands, florists, hairstylists, and makeup artists.
With this unique insight into what couples are asking for now, we know what weddings in 2016 will look like — from the most popular hairstyles and makeup trends to the most requested ceremony music and cake designs.
Other wedding trend reports tell you what happened at weddings last year; our report is a look ahead at what brides and grooms want for 2016 and beyond.
We’ll also introduce you to wedding professionals in each category who are at the top of their craft — thought leaders, industry experts and all-around superstars – as well as happy couples who have used Thumbtack to plan virtually their entire wedding.
We hope you’ll find the insights in our first Wedding Trends Report entertaining and enlightening — and we look forward to hearing what you think.