An endless list of relatives and friends. Countless favour gifts. Fresh blooms for all the uncountable tablecenterpieces. A bigger venue for the oh-so grand wedding. Not in your books to waste money onunknown guests who don’t even hold any concern towards you? Cut it! – Say hi to microweddings thathave been bringing a change in wedding trends.
While you sit back rolling your eyes as your parents listout all those cousins you haven’t even met in what seems like forever or you hesitantly look at yourbank balance as you ponder over how many plates to pay for at the venue – there are couples who havebeen embracing the fad of microweddings with a smaller crowd for an unconventional wedding.What is a Microwedding?A microwedding, as the name gives away, is a smaller function on your nuptial in which the guest listconsists of your inner circle only – often immediate family and close friends. It is a celebration to cherishthe union of two souls with witnesses and a guest list that doesn’t exceed 50 people. Although tiny andlow-key, a microwedding is not supposed to be misunderstood as a wedding following elopement.Microweddings are an intimate affair that compromise to suit your style and need for closure, privacyand most importantly – avoid family drama.Say Ba-Bye to Undue CostsKeeping the guest list short can lead to many advantages and the most prominent of them is saving yourmoney from excess costs such as a smaller physical place, decorations, food and drinks, invitations,favours and the list goes on!You Get to Spend on What Really Matters to You!While you are busy spending on hundreds of plates and invitations, you might unfortunately have topick a less expensive venue to stay within your budget.
This may even make you kill your dreams ofholding the ceremony in one of those most lavish hotels or on the tropical coasts of the country. Saywhat? By following the etiquettes of a microwedding you get to spend the saved money on what youdeem is vital for your big day – even if that means getting your dress designed by the most notabledesigner whose work you have always admired or ordering the limited edition set of luxury porcelainyou have set your eyes on for your new home.Opulent Décor – Cuz’ Why Not?You want your wedding to be beautiful – understandable.
You want fresh roses to surround you and tobe engulfed in the alluring smell of cascading corsages – We get you. It’s still possible with a smallerwedding but with no stress at all as you do not have the need to decorate an elaborate expanse. Giventhat your nuptial is going to be over a simple dinner and champagne back in your apartment – you onlystill got to decorate the hall, right? Simple as that!A Walk down the Aisle – In Just Any Attire!To keep up with the imagery of a fairytale bride and a royal groom – you might get tangled in theexpectations of others as you moan over your wedding not being planned the way you desire. Bidgoodbye to the typical customs and adhere by the calls of your heart to wear that jumpsuit with a veil orthe outdated, but sentimental tie of yours. There’s no hassle for coordinated outfits between yourretinue too!The Ultimate Relief for an IntrovertNervous about wrecking your first dance in the witness of a huge crowd or worried about not being ableto steal those secret kisses (wink!) when you are surrounded by all those unknown relatives? Some of usdon’t prefer to be the centre of attention and we could turn into the clumsiest of humans to ever exist ifso.
Fear not – now you can flex those clenched muscles and relax as you be yourself in front of the fewyou know very well. On a side note – if you’re a foodie, you get to eat your wedding cake all by yourself!An Exceptional Wedding to CherishWhen the ceremony is much contracted, it gives more space for creativity, flexibility and not forgettingto mention – freedom. You get to plan every detail of it in uncommon ways and have fun all along justthe way you like it! Let your wish remain to be either a wedding in your favourite childhood hideout orin a Disney cartoon theme – you still get to do it your way. What more? You get to spend quality timewith your loved ones instead of not remembering who even made it to your wedding in midst of acrowd of 250-500.You can still have that lavish décor you saved on Pinterest, dance around to your favourite playlist, havea photobooth and snap the most romantic photographs.
The perks? Microweddings are more privateand intimate enough to be surreal!