Five Great Choices for Wedding Table Linens

Essentially every woman makes plans for a dream wedding at some point in her life, even if Prince Charming has not yet arrived. A wedding is one of the most important events in a person’s life, and as such it should be perfect in every way.

If you are planning a wedding, you are likely also thinking about the reception and ways to make it fun, memorable and charming. This may at first seem like a daunting task, but when broken down into smaller steps it becomes much easier.

Wedding table linens are one of the items to which thought must be given. The way your tables look will set the mood for an elegant, nostalgic, traditional, chic or glamorous occasion.

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Therefore, you must choose the appropriate linens for the atmosphere you wish to create. Below are several wedding table linen options you should consider:

Colorful Prints

Add pizzazz and glamor to your wedding reception with linens featuring colorful prints. These are especially appropriate for outdoor weddings. Colorful wedding table linens of this kind add a zesty ambiance to the event and are ideal for a modern, vibrant, fun-filled wedding reception.

You can choose from multicolored prints, contemporary patterns, or those that feature stripes, swirls or intricate flower designs. For outdoor or summer wedding receptions, consider both bold colors and pastels, such as red, purple, green, light pink or baby blue.

Traditional Rosettes

Traditional rosette table linens are a timeless favorite among many brides-to-be. This option will give your wedding reception a charming, elegant ambiance and surround your guests with luxurious beauty. Rosette table cloths can be found in numerous colors, such as pale pink, classic white, or lilac.

You may also wish to consider more vibrant colors, such as mocha, purple, burgundy or flaming orange-red.

Embroidered Linens

Embroidered wedding table linens are a great choice for a formal, fancy wedding. The embroidery can be ornate or simple, but regardless of your specific preferences, such table linens never escape the notice of guests. In addition, embroidered linens work well with virtually any centerpiece, and match both contemporary and traditional china. For this reason, they are considered one of the most versatile options available.

Peacock Themes

Peacock themed wedding linens have become highly popular over the past several years. They offer a royal, luxurious appearance, and the magnificent colors used with this theme are never forgotten.

The latter include royal blue, deep purple, and bold, eye-catching green. This trendy theme works best for indoor weddings, and often the patterns include orchid flowers and peacock feathers as ornamental accents.

Plain Linens

In your search for the perfect wedding reception table linens, do not overlook simple and elegant fabrics in plain colors. For example, cream colored velvet, pink silk or deep blue satin are all beautiful and timeless choices that lend themselves well to any reception theme.

Make sure to consider the price of each option when you are searching for your linens. This will help you avoid going over your reception budget. Fortunately, styles, designs and fabrics can be found to suit essentially any prospective bride.

Therefore, having a perfect reception following your dream wedding is a goal that is well within your reach.

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Style Statement: Fascinator Hats

If you’ve been looking for a way to stand out from the crowd when it comes to your personal style, a look that’s been gaining popularity has been fascinator hats. Fascinator hats are a unique take on headwear that’s miles ahead of the curve when it comes to making an entrance.

They’re usually worn to more formal events, though they’re increasingly being seen at sporting events and outdoor parties by the sophisticated and elite! What better way to stand out from the rest than to choose an accessory that will undoubtedly get you noticed for all the right reasons?

Celebrity Inspiration

If you are familiar with fascinator hats, that familiarity can likely be traced back to Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding day, or perhaps even President Obama’s inauguration. At the former, many guests donned elaborate headpieces that garnered a lot of attention.

kate middleton white hat

At the latter, Aretha Franklin showcased her famous voice as well as her penchant for looking amazing, this time with a gray, studded bow-detailed fascinator hat.

Princess Beatrice of York, who wore a pink, unusually shaped cascading bow fascinator to the Royal Wedding, later used the publicity she received to auction off her headpiece for charity.

Since then, these accessories have become a style icon, signifying class, wealth, and stylishness. Wearing a fascinator hat takes confidence and boldness, and anyone who does exudes an air of poise that few other pieces of clothing or accessory can lend.

Making a Fascinator Hat Of Your Own

One way that many people have begun adapting fascinator hats to their own brand of style is by making them on their own rather than purchasing them. This allows people to get very creative, using different fabrics and gemstones, glitter, feathers, and other embellishments.

If you’re looking to dip your toes into what it feels like to wear a fascinator hat, making one on your own can be great fun. However, if you’d rather leave that to the pros, here are some great fascinator hat choices that you can don to just about any event you might be heading to!

How to Wear a Fascinator Hat

Fascinator hats are worn at many occasions where hats might be typically worn, such as weddings or evening events that are formal. They’re typically worn with fairly formal attire, and though there’s no rule about wearing a fascinator or fascinator hat with a dressed-down outfit, they do tend to look more elegant and classic with formalwear.

Brides sometimes choose fascinator hats over the more traditional bridal veil or hat, particularly if their gowns are less traditional as well.

They’re perhaps most popular at horse-racing events such as the Grand National, the Melbourne Cup, and of course, the Kentucky Derby.

If you want to wear a fascinator hat, there are a number of different styles and colors to choose from, from simple to very ornate and detailed. Choosing the right fascinator hat for your desired look will involve pairing one to your outfit, one that complements the overall outfit.

Would you wear a fascinator hat? What would yours look like?

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Welcome to My Blog

This is the first post for my new fashion blog, Castalia Fashion! I love modern, trendy, vintage, and elegant styles of fashion. Please come back for updated posts!

Here’s just a few examples of styles I love.

fun black dress

black white mini dress

long purple dress

I also have an obsession with stylish and/or crazy hats!

jen su hat

 

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