The cake! It’s the visual and emotional highlight of any wedding celebration. For excited guests, taking a peek at the cake is up there with catching that first elusive glimpse of the bride – which should come as no surprise, for the modern-day celebration cake has become a style icon in its own right. Predicting the cake is like guessing what a fashion model will be wearing before she ventures onto the catwalk – all but impossible.
But where to find the perfect cake?
Finding a wedding cake is not difficult; the choice is out there is bewildering. In our experience, the tricky part is finding a cake that everyone can agree upon. Tastes differ widely, including those of the bride and groom. Some people favour being wildly creative and unique, while others prefer to remain quietly understated. But whatever their preference, most people would agree that there is no longer any such a thing as a ‘traditional’ wedding cake.
Here are few trends to help inspire you in your search for the perfect bespoke cake.
If you’re looking for glamour or a Hollywood look, you could opt for a metallic cake. Silver and gold are bywords for luxury. The big advantage of this design is that it can be adapted to any wedding style or theme.
Bringing a touch of elegance, warmth and romance, the ruffled wedding cake is guaranteed to melt any heart.
‘Naked’ cakes have grown in popularity over the last couple of seasons. Simple, stunning and very stylish, they add a touch of sophistication to any contemporary wedding.
White-on-white wedding cakes
By tradition at the heart of any wedding celebration, a white wedding cake is the epitome of refined taste. You could opt for a plain, understated look or for an extra touch of class, add all-white embellishments, or dress up tiers with details.