All posts tagged: 2016 wedding trends

Wedding Florals Q&A with Putnam & Putnam

Wedding flowers are no longer your parents’ wedding flowers. With the growth of the ‘gram, and the modernization of weddings, brides and grooms-to-be are getting unlimited inspiration for their wedding florals. But why should wedding flowers end at the reception? We partnered with Mike and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam to take wedding themes (rustic, black tie, and boho) to your dining room table. Afterwards, we sat down with Darroch to talk what’s trending in florals. Check out what he has to say about an industry that’s very much in bloom! 1. First and foremost, how’d you two meet and find yourself making these amazing flower arrangements together? Michael and I met just about ten years ago while studying in college in Southern California. We moved to New York shortly thereafter to pursue careers in Interior Design and Photography. After a few years in the industry Michael, a bit restless with long days at a desk, began shopping for flowers at farmers markets and the 28th Street flower market on weekends. He’d create arrangements …

Unconventional Gifts

Certainly now more than ever before, couples are rewriting the rules for what to ask for on their wedding registries. It’s 2016 after all and with all the information out there, it’s hard to find guidance that doesn’t feel stuffy and dated. Here’s our list of some of the best unconventional gifts to add to your wedding registry that are the perfect mix of modern, cool and useful. Orbita Photo Display Frame Cherish all of your favorite memories together with this not-so-average picture frame. Its unique design lets you display your top four in a piece of art all on its own. Pro tip: it also doubles as a funky centerpiece. Carry On Cocktail Kit Start your honeymoon off with a kick by packing this TSA-approved Moscow Mule in your carryon. Aside from being the cutest set ever, it is guaranteed to get you feeling like vacation before you even buckle your seatbelt. Register for a few to make the plane ride fly by! Breakfast Tray For better or worse…or allergy season – that’s what this gift …

Last-Minute Wedding Registry Updates Before Wedding Season Starts!

It’s almost here! Your wedding, that is. And as if you didn’t have enough to do before the Big Day (final dress fittings, not getting fired from your job, etc.), here are the last-minute wedding registry updates we recommend. They’re fun and stress-free, we promise. Enjoy! Make Sure You Have Gifts at Every Price Point This pro tip is especially true since we are right in the middle of Shower Season. Typically, wedding shower gifts are significantly less expensive than wedding gifts. With this in mind, make sure you register for enough $50 and under price point presents. Think: kitchen accessories and barware to match all your new appliances. Add Gifts Your Guests Want To Get You It’s all about you (and your fiancé, of course), but your guests have their own tastes too. Check out Zola’s specially-curated list of the top gifts guests love to give. We’re pretty sure you’ll love them just as much as your guests do, too. Keep Adding More As if you didn’t have enough all already! As your wedding approaches, your wedding registry gifts are quickly getting scooped up. Make …

Outdoor Adventure

At Zola, we are huge fans of thinking outside the box when it comes to crafting the perfect wedding registry that fits your lifestyle as a couple. So if you’re ready for a lifetime of fun and adventures, this wedding registry list is for you. Inspired by the longer days and warmer temperatures, we’ve put together everything you’ll need for some outdoor adventures…finally!