may trends

Things we’ve seen and loved: May 2017

Tips + Advice // by The QB Team

From doughnut bouquets to off-the-shoulder dresses, cactus styling to dressed up llamas, here are the things we loved this May!

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“Will you be my bridesmaid?” Um, yes.

Who needs flowers when you can have donuts 🍩🍩🍩 #yum #donuts #donutbouquet #donutporn #doughnuts @dessertboxes

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Doughnut get us started on these scrumptious bride tribe gifts.


Off-the-shoulder gowns, straight off the runway

Off-the-shoulder elegance // The ‘Liliane’ from Spring 2018 #sabrinadahan

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Off-the-shoulder dresses were a hot favourite from the Spring 2018 runways – so timeless, so romantic!


Cactus styling

The cactus trend was all over Insta this May. Team with bright pops of colour and millennial pink for on-trend Palm Springs vibes.


Brushstroke cakes

The next big cake trend is here! Introducing, the #brushstrokecake ✨@kalabasa #cake #weddingcake #cakes

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This eye-catching wedding cake trend is like artwork you can eat! We think Van Gogh would approve.


For the Disney-obsessed bride…

Because we’re all big kids at heart. We want 12 pairs in every colour under the sun.



How cute are these guys? We fell in love with the llamas at this American animal therapy centre, available for rent for weddings.


Lace-up detailed dresses

Breezy and beautiful, dresses with lace-up details have been a popular look with brides, bridesmaids and dressed-to-impress guests.

For more tips and advice, check out our local experts in the QB wedding directory!