Wedding Planning

How To Plan Your Dream 2023 Winter Wonderland Wedding

September 15, 2022

The season of snowflakes and twinkling lights has a special magic that makes it the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding. It's no wonder that winter weddings have a unique charm that's hard to resist! If you've been dreaming of a winter wonderland wedding, look no further. Updos For I Dos, your trusted partner in professional on-site bridal hair and makeup, is here to guide you through the process of planning your dream winter wedding. Regardless of whether you're in Maryland, Virginia, DC, Delaware, South Carolina, Florida, Chicago IL, or beyond, our team is excited to help turn your vision into reality!

Embrace the Winter Enchantment

Winter weddings offer a unique charm that sets them apart from other seasons. Imagine exchanging vows amidst a pristine snow covered landscape with the warm glow of indoor-outdoor spaces to retreat to! To fully embrace this enchantment, consider venues that offer both indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding festivities. Imagine your guests gathering around a crackling fire pit during cocktail hour or sneaking off for a cozy moment during the reception. This contrast of warmth and cool winter air will create unforgettable memories!

Alice Tran Photography

Hair and Makeup Trends for Winter Brides

Let's delve into the beauty aspect of your winter wonderland wedding, where our team at Updos For I Dos truly shines! Keep reading for some trends and ideas to inspire your bridal look this winter! 

Winter 2023 Bridal Hairstyles

Hollywood Glam Waves

For a touch of timeless elegance, we’re predicting brides will continue to opt for Hollywood glam waves during this cozy season! These cascading curls exude old Hollywood charm and pair perfectly with winter weddings. 

Textured Chic Updos

If you're after a polished yet textured look, chic updos are a fantastic choice for your dreamy winter wedding. They not only look stunning but also offer practicality for long wedding days! Updos are the sturdiest of wedding day hairstyles, so you can rest assured that your ‘do won’t shift throughout your night of celebration! 

Winter 2023 Makeup Looks 

The "No Makeup" Makeup Look

Achieving a natural, flawless look is the essence of the "no makeup" makeup trend! This subtle approach enhances your features without feeling heavy, perfect for radiating effortless beauty on your big day. We love that this look has been trending throughout 2023 and fully anticipate it to stick around for the 2024 wedding season!

Bold Lip Colors

Winter invites, and even encourages, bold lip colors like rich reds and deep berries! A bold lip can add a dramatic and colorful touch to your overall bridal look. A fierce red lip will forever be a timeless makeup choice for brides, especially for winter weddings! If you’re curious about a bold red lip and looking to learn more, head over to our blog, The Bold Red Lip: A Brides Guide to Selecting the Perfect Red Lip for Wedding Day, for everything you need to know!

Bri & Wes Photography

The Power of Professional Services

Planning a winter wedding demands meticulous attention to detail, especially when it comes to your bridal beauty. This is where professional services like those offered by our company, Updos For I Dos, come into play. Our experienced team knows how to create hairstyles and makeup looks that not only compliment your winter theme but also withstand the elements! You can trust us to ensure you look radiant and flawless from the moment you walk down the aisle to your last dance!

Don't Overlook the Winter Details

Amidst the planning, think about incorporating little details that elevate your winter wonderland wedding! Consider elements such as twinkling fairy lights, frosted floral arrangements, and our all-time favorite, cozy blankets for your guests! These thoughtful touches will add warmth and charm to your celebration, ensuring your guests are as comfortable and enchanted as you are!

Altamira Film Co.

Embrace the Seasonal Color Palette

Winter offers a unique and beautiful color palette that can be masterfully woven into your wedding decor and attire. Consider incorporating shades of deep green, icy blue, shimmering silver, and elegant gold. These colors will enhance the enchanting winter ambiance of your wedding and create a visually stunning atmosphere that you and your guests will adore! 

Altamira Film Co.

How Do I Plan My Dream 2023 Winter Wonderland Wedding?

Planning a winter wonderland wedding is an enchanting journey filled with beauty and magic, and Updos For I Dos is here to be your partner in creating the bridal look of your dreams! Reach out to us today to secure our professional on-site bridal hair and makeup services, and let's turn your dream winter wedding into a breathtaking reality, whether you're in Maryland, Virginia, DC, Delaware, South Carolina, Florida, Chicago IL, or anywhere else. The beauty of winter awaits, and we're thrilled to be a part of your special day!