Creating a luxe look doesn’t have to be costly. There are many ways to have the wedding of your dreams while on a budget. We’ve compiled a list of simple ways to create a luxury aesthetic from your bridal and groom look down to your ceremony and reception décor. Continue reading to learn how.
Go for a Classic Bridal Glam
When it comes to your bridal ensemble, opting for a natural and soft classic bridal glam helps elevate a luxe look. This may look like wearing neutral, matte colors on the eyes, natural but flirty lashes, pink matte blushes, and matte nude lips. If you want to add a pop of color while still maintaining a luxe-inspired look, opt for a bold matte red lip.
A matte bridal look is more luxe because it is timeless. You’ll look back on your photos and be glad you went for a natural and flattering makeup look that stands the test of time. Many makeup artists charge you based on the kind of glam that you want, so settling for natural glam may help you save a few dollars on your wedding day.
Opt for a Black-and-White Theme
A black-and-white theme is timeless and looks elegant and regal. You won’t have to spend any additional money finding black and white décor as these colors are common and can be found just about anywhere. This color scheme is perfect for the couple who is simple but loves a modern look. You can easily find black and white décor pieces for your wedding at retail stores or online.
Wear a Simple but Chic Dress or Suit
Opting for a simple but chic dress will help you save money and give you a luxe appearance. Added details such as lace, glitter, diamonds, and more are costly and make the dress more expensive. A simple dress with a flattering silhouette and material is timeless, chic, and will still make you feel stunning.
The same can be said for suits. Look for a classic suit without the unnecessary details. Stick to a simple suit style and natural colors. Going for a flashy one may accrue unwanted additional costs. A classic suit is also timeless and looks stunning when tailored to fit well.
Thrift and Flip Your Centerpieces
Thrifting your centerpieces is a great way to incorporate your personal taste into the wedding without breaking the bank. You can find a plethora of options at the thrift store and customize them to make them your own. For example, you can find vases and paint or stain them to your desired colors. Add a few silk flowers to complete your desired luxe look. You can find plenty of thrift store items to help you save money and create a luxe wedding look.
Here are a few things to look out for when thrifting for centerpieces:
- Glass vases
- Glass or ceramic candle holders
- Candlestick holders
- Mason jars
- Glass cylinders
Thrift and Flip Your Décor
Décor items can be costly, especially for a wedding. Thrifting your décor pieces make for a unique and organic feel. You can add a luxe feel by customizing the pieces to your liking.
For example, if you thrift a mirror, try painting it gold, black, white, or any natural color to make it fit your aesthetic. You can make easy customizations by painting over the pieces or adding ribbons or more. Mirrors, acrylic stands, and glass centerpieces are great décor items that add a luxe feel without breaking the budget.
You can achieve the wedding of your dreams without spending an unreasonable amount of money and resources on décor and your wedding look. Consider these helpful tips to save money and look stunning.