Trendspotting: Flags

There’s no doubt that bunting flags have been hugely popular this year. It seems like the obsession began when Simple Silhouettes launched their 2009 collection with fun, fresh images featuring tons of flags behind the models. Before then, I don’t remember seeing bunting flags being used in such a stylish, updated way. This look has definitely caught on in the wedding world.

This simple little decoration can be used in pretty diverse ways, which is probably why it’s so popular. The look can be modern and clean:

It can have a vintage feel:

For a more festive look, you can use papel picado (Mexican party flags):

Or the look can be simple and rustic:

Photo Credits:
Group 1
row 1: Alders Photography via Style Me Pretty
row 2: Erin Hearts Court, David Rager via Green Wedding Shoes

Group 2 (modern)
row 1: Simple Silhouettes, Sweet Paul
row 2: Lillian and Leonard Photography

Group 3 (vintage)
row 1: Brookelyn Photography via Unruly Things
row 2: Flowertoss Photography via Snippet and Ink

Group 4 (papel picado)
row 1: Ay Mujer, Jose Villa
row 2: Erin Hearts Court

Group 5 (rustic)
row 1: Our Labor of Love via Once Wed, Paper n Stitch via A Summer Picnic Wedding
row 2: Eye Spy Photography

  • Cindy

    October 19, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    i love flag banners! i made a couple of them this summer. they look so cutE!

    the bunting in the Sweet Paul photo is such a clever idea. it looks like it’s made w/ cupcake cups!

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