We appreciate a beautiful wedding any time of year, but there’s something a little special—and perhaps unpredictable—about a couple willing to brave the coldest elements before they head down the aisle. Here are 10 things to love about winter weddings

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1) Baby, it’s Cold Outside
Dashing through the snow with the crisp air on your face, flurries on your nose, and your beloved on your arm will make for an invigorating wedding-day stroll—and a most memorable photograph.
Photo by Rebekah J. Murray Photography
2) Red-haute Bouquets
You don’t have to be a blushing bride. Make a statement by embracing the blazing hues of amaryllis and berries in your bouquet.
Photo by Emily Wren Photography
3) Fireplaces that Burn Bright
The sparks will fly as your guests gather ’round the hearth. Who knows what will conspire as they dream by the fire?
Photo by Britt Chudleigh of Chudleigh Weddings
4) Winter Whites
Take cues from our canine friends, who are naturally bundled up for the weather. Like a good dog, chic outerwear—whether it’s a cozy sweater, a cashmere wrap, or an antique or faux-fur stole—is always in style.
Photo by Jacque Lynn Photography
5) Something Blue
When the heat is on, your groom will keep his cool with a bit of ice blue in his boutonnière.
Photo by Rebecca Hollis
6) Decking the (Reception) Halls
Everybody knows a garland and some mistletoe will help to make the celebration bright.
Photo by Jacque Lynn Photography
7) Merry Cocktails
With festive spirits in hand, toasting the happy couple never tasted so good.
Photo by Abby Jiu Photography
8) Girls in White Dresses with Red Sashes
The young ladies in your wedding party become sugar plum fairies when all dolled up in their holiday best.
Photo by Annabella Charles
9) Sweet Dreams
’Tis the season to indulge in desserts. No one will pass on a slice of cake, especially when it’s decorated like a winter wonderland.
Photo by Amber Lynn Photography
10) Candles Aglow
Candlelight flatters everyone, and what bride doesn’t want to look her dreamiest on the big day?
Photo by Laura Murray Photography

 


By Abby Braswell