'Tis the season for holiday engagements, setting the stage for this countdown of the top 50 wedding trends in 2009. The countdown is based on TrendHunter.com traffic to our wedding trend database, which has nearly 3,000 weddings trends.

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Implications - The wedding industry is extremely successful because it's an industry that heavily appeals to the emotions of its clientele. Corporations in other industries may consider methods to increase the emotional appeal of their industry in order to garner long-standing consumer relations.