With many couples choosing to postpone their wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are seeing a shift in trends in both wedding invitations and save the date cards. We spoke to co-founder of Paperlust James Boston about how themes and designs are changing due to the crisis.

Save the dates as crucial as ever

It has been interesting to see that as couples choose to postpone, there has been an uplift in the use of save the date cards rather than going for an online option like a e-card. With weddings that are destination weddings, or guests are having to travel a long way we are seeing a lot of notice being given, but light on the detail. Dates and locations are being set, but venues aren’t being booked yet due to the uncertainty over gatherings. And so the save the date fits this purpose nicely, giving a few details that allow for early planning. In terms of design style, the calendar date is very popular at the moment.

I think this is down to people’s determination to…

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