While spring still holds the crown for the most popular season for Australian weddings, Autumn tends to always be a close second.
Autumn weddings tend to have a feeling of intimacy, nostalgia, warmth, and comfort.
Shorter days are upon us as the temperature drops and we prepare to welcome some cooler weather.
Some venues also have more attractive rates in autumn (compared to spring or summer) while if you consider a date closer to winter, you might enjoy even lower rates.
Trending linen hire and table decor
Oatmeal weave tablecloths
Textural elements are key to creating that warm and comforting autumnal theme.
We love starting with our weave tablecloths as the base for your setting, and building upon that.
Add layers of texture with our Dove Chiffon table runners, like we did for this beautiful wedding at The Wine Collective in the Macedon Ranges.
Explore our table linen hire catalogue here.
Mulberry velvet napkins
Velvet is a seductive, romantic fabric that adds drama, texture, and dimension to your table setting.
Play up dark and moody tones with our Mulberry velvet napkins!
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A nod to the nostalgic, vintage, rustic trend, we love these terracotta vases from The Small Things Co.
The perfect complement to an autumn colour palette, fill them with native, in-season blooms.
Dark, moody blooms
Welcome to the dark side!
Dark, moody blooms tend to take centre stage when Autumn rolls around each year.
Red and burgundy florals teamed with foliage is the perfect colour palette for an Autumn wedding.
Speak to your florist to find out what blooms will be in season.
You might also like to add texture and colour with touches of:
- Australian natives
These extravagant and stunning decorations have soared in popularity over the past few years.
From draping to florals, ceiling installations can transform a space and make your wedding truly ‘yours’.
If you want to ensure your theming is consistent, you might like to consider a floral ceiling installation that matches your bouquet’s florals.
A unique ceiling installation is sure to wow your guests!
Worried your setting is now too dark?
Add some ivory to lighten up your decor, or consider injecting a complementary pastel into your colour palette for smaller decor (think napkins, plates, or place settings and menus).
An unmissable characteristic of an autumn wedding is earthy, natural, and warm tones.
These can usually be dictated by seasonal florals which helps set your colour palette.
Whimsical, vintage flair
Boho charm mixed with vintage chic with a dash of romance: whimsical wedding themes have become a dreamy trend set to soar in 2020.
Think pampas grass, luxe texture, and vintage tones like amber and copper.
Unique engagement rings
We’ve noticed a steep increase of boutique ring designers popping up all over Instagram, as people’s taste stray from mass production.
More unique cuts, stones, and styles have opened up a whole new world of engagement rings.
Want something totally bespoke? These independent jewellers wil help you bring your vision to life. Many are also focused on sourcing ethically – win!
Thoughtful choices are now at the forefront of many couples’ minds.
Whether that’s reducing waste or supporting local businesses, brides and grooms are spending more time ensuring that the choices they make on their special day leave a positive mark on the world.
Planning a wedding? Contact our linen hire team!
It takes a village!
We’re lucky to work in such an awesome industry with a bunch of inspiring, hard working, and dedicated stylists from all over the country.
We love helping stylists, brides, and event coordinators across Melbourne, Sydney, and Australia, to create unique, stunning table settings for all kinds of celebrations.
If you’re planning an autumn wedding and need some inspiration, book an appointment at our Hawthorn showroom. Tell us the colours you have in mind and the themes and trends you like, and we’ll mock up some table settings.
You’ll be able to see how we can bring your vision to life, weaving it throughout your entire event by working closely with a range of suppliers and stylists.
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