2022 Event Trends | Party & Wedding Rentals

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In 2022 we brought a lot of trends to fruition, from micro-weddings and backyard gatherings, to boho and retro-inspired rentals, as well as neutral and earth-toned color palettes. But now it’s time to look to the future! Today we’re going to take a look at some of the anticipated 2022 event trends, so that you can start planning your best gathering yet.

Bridgerton-Inspired Design

We saw a snippet of this trend in 2021, with opulent garden parties. But in 2022, we’re taking it to the next level with set ups inspired by the hit series Bridgerton, also known as Cottagecore. For this event style, we’re expecting pastel-rich color palettes, luxe textures, and vintage-inspired furniture.

Start with memorable tablescapes, featuring unique colors and fun rentals. For example, our Fern or Sea Glass velvet linens, or more decade appropriate Blue Kensington print. Top them off with our mismatched Heirloom China, or break up all the prints with our dainty Darcy China. The best choice for flatware is our versatile Abby or Sophia flatware. Finally, incorporate a splash of texture with our Green or Amber Goblets.

green wedding table
wedding sweetheart table

If you’re hosting an accurate event, then you’ll also need an equally impressive cocktail hour setup – high-society gatherings were all about mingling! Rent our Franklin Antique White Bar and a lounge to match. Such as our Fern Velvet Sofa, a set of Everly Chairs, and our Rhodes Coffee and side tables. Cocktail tables are also available for those who prefer to remain standing room!

outdoor wedding bar cocktail hour

Sequel Weddings!

Due to a large number of couples postponing their nuptials in 2021, sequel weddings will be a hit in 2022. That is, a big party following an intimate ceremony. Which can also be used following a vow renewal, or any type of post-pandemic celebration. These events will be focused on living in the moment, so they don’t have to be luxe – but they can be!

At these events, we’ll want to help create a small and cozy feel, which can be achieved with soft textures and warm colors. Think earthy, natural tones, like Terra Cotta or Rust. For a ceremony, start with our classic White or Fruitwood Folding Chairs and line the aisle with mismatched cowhide rugs.

wedding ceremony

For your reception, as well as any other small dinners, you’ll want to create cozy tablescapes and lounge areas where people can gather. Start with one of our beautiful Farm Tables paired with a neutral-colored runner, in Ivory or Natural Sahara. Next, feature simple serving ware, such as our Artisan or Earthen Alabaster China. For some fun pops of color, consider our Amber Goblets and elegant velvet napkins in Spice or Cameo Blush. Easily create a complementary lounge with our Santorini Off-White Sofa and Adeline Dining Chairs.

rust wedding table
wedding lounge

Mocktails & Sober Cocktails

Wellness is a priority for a large amount of the population at the start of a new year. And to help you and your guests achieve that goal throughout the year, we recommend upping your mocktail game! Which is easy to achieve with our wide selection of gorgeous glassware rentals. For this 2022 event trend, grab some of our favorites, like our Audrey Gold Rim Glassware and Whimsical Cybil Glassware. If you want a more colorful look, go with our Colored Glassware in a Meridian Blue and Smoke.

wine glasses

At Southern Events, we’re excited to help you continue to celebrate with these 2022 event trends! A reminder, however, that as we see an increase in gatherings our rentals will book up faster than ever. Be sure to secure your rentals as soon as possible to ensure that the pieces you love the most will be available at the time of your event. Reach out today, at info@southerneventsonline.com!

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