9 Brilliant Ideas for a Southern Sophisticated Wedding

Here comes the bride… Weddings are stressful, right?

But once you’ve picked out your colors, the overall feel and look of the wedding, the location, your dress, you can somewhat relax for a bit. NOT!

Want some ideas on how to make your southern wedding more sophisticated? We’ve scoured Pinterest for the most brilliant and creative ideas! See our “Weddings” board on Pinterest for even more.


The first thing many guests see is the invitation. Make it sophisticated by following these 2016 trends

wedding invitations

Family Tree

Seems like the family tree is becoming quite popular! To add a sophisticated flair, mix metals and finishes and use simple frames.

Family Tree


Be creative with your napkins. Add personality and sophistication by making the message unique or by adding your monogram.

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Best Day Ever


embossed napkins

Plush Chairs.

Consider using a mix of fabrics in your outdoor wedding. A soft velvet on the bride and grooms chairs adds a soft sophisticated touch. See more beautiful outdoor wedding photos here.

Plush Chairs


Stripes are great for a table runner or the whole table cloth!

Striped runner 

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Table cloth

navy stripes


Tall arrangements with muted color speak volumes. Add vintage metals into your decorations for simple elegant floral arrangements.

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It’s hard to write in a straight line and keep it pretty! Use a Lettermate to keep your addresses beautiful!


The Buffet

The buffet is a place where you can have fun or keep it simple. Greenery can add elegance and sophistication.

buffet table

Outdoor food table idea.

outdoor food table


Consider mini or individual portions to add sophistication.

Shrimp cocktail 


Mini desserts

dessert shooters

Lastly, how about Edley’s?


Think we’re just BBQ sandwiches and fries? Think again. Edley’s catering can be as sophisticated or as casual as your wedding. Contact us here. We’d love to make your day memorable!


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