Modern Save the Dates

Modern save the date cards, magnets and postcards often use modern typography, the style of fonts you see on the web and when using digital devices. The styling is also often different from more traditional save the dates and invitations; casual photos are used and even light-hearted or funny sayings. They often break from the traditional use of full names or elegant/formal looks for a more unique design.

But sending save the dates has cemented its place in the canon of wedding planning. Letting your guests know 6-9 months in advance of your wedding is a way to help them adequately plan their calendars so that they can be with you on your big day.

As culture has shifted, save the dates are more casual than ever. So it's not uncommon to see save the dates with trendy phrases, sayings or hashtags that are prevalent across social media. Trends these days include save the dates featuring a couple's dog. But current styles and trends don't stick around forever—modern will always mean what contemporary culture considers to be the current state of style.