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Photo from Green Wedding Shoes Goin' to the chapel this year? Deep South asked two of its favorite wedding planners what brides can expect to see in 2010. As Valerie Metrejean, owner of Southern Fete in Lafayette, La., preaches, though the South tends to be more traditional, there are lots of brides out there looking for something a little bit different. But different doesn't always have to cost more, and the movement toward detailed, homemade weddings is building. Alabama wedding planner Dana Goodman predicts that brides will get "back to basics" this year. This could mean downsizing your wedding and having an intimate gathering at home, making your own favors or letting bridesmaids choose their own dresses. "This trend is all about couples prioritizing what's important to them and keeping their day intimate and meaningful. A day full of homespun charm and hospitality," Goodman says. Read on for our full list of 10 trends and plenty of gorgeous photos to help you get the look. Trend No. 1: Eco-friendly Weddings Couples are keeping the environment in mind when planning their wedding. Being eco-friendly can mean using local vendors and products, an organic caterer or borrowing instead of buying. Photo from Jasmine Star