How to get married in 2015

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New York wedding planner Fallon Carter has predicted the top 10 wedding trends for 2015. From the return of the veil and swapping your bridal bouquet for a far more practical wristlet, to controversial ‘man caves’, here's how it's done.

 
1.   Chandelier Cakes: That’s right, inverted cakes. We predict a structural nightmare – and tiers (sorry).

2.   Veils: Kim Kardashian had one, and she’s the hottest face on every FROW right now. Where Kim goes, brides follow.

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3.   Cocktail receptions: Forget sit-down dinners. Who really cares about the food at weddings anyway? It’s all about the booze. And wolfing down canapés.

4.   Pies: Specifically fruit pies, in place of traditional wedding cake, but we wouldn’t say no to a giant pork pie and some piccalilli.

5.   Floral wristlets: Because let’s face it, bouquets are a bit of a pain, and you’re forever palming them off on some poor bridesmaid while you try to neck a glass of champagne/pose for photos/chat to granny. Wristlets are practical and pretty.

6.   Temporary tattoos: Yes, really, temporary tattoos are the hot new wedding favour. Fun and creative. And guaranteed to end up on the best man’s face.

7.   Man caves: Sadly, man caves are a thing; an area where the groom can retreat with his bros with bourbon and cigars. We say: we’re going to make feminist grottos ‘a thing’.

8.   Personal branding: Custom monograms, logos and hashtags are the way forward. Trust us, ELLE digital guru Leisa Millar had one for her wedding.

9.   Food trucks: Essential if all you’re providing your guests with is canapés.

10. Aerial photography: Because every couple can afford a helicopter, right?

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