This summer inflation has caused rising prices across the board. in the world of weddings, almost every aspect has been impacted by these increases and supply chain back-ups.
With wedding venues still backed up from pausing reservations at the beginning of the pandemic, the high volume of weddings means more people are being impacted by the increased prices as well. Neigelkirk Gardens is a local venue in Harvey that is currently booking into 2025, and they have been seeing smaller weddings and more compromises to lower event costs.
Richardson Jewelers in Marquette has also seen a shift in the popularity of alternative stones as the price of diamonds has seen an increase. lab-made diamonds and moissanite have been increasing in popularity, a trend that started before the pandemic.