All the things Pinners love most about fall are in full swing. And, engagement season is here! Check out trending engagement photoshoot ideas and ring styles, plus how to use visual search to find the style you love. Don’t miss the most-watched hair tutorial videos on Pinterest, either — popular braids are an easy way to update your look. Last, we just released our Halloween report and uncovered more frightful fun, including top-shopped, plus-size Halloween costumes and activities to do with kids. Read on, and reach out if you want more!
Engagement photoshoot ideas
With a car +125%: Combine your next road trip and engagement shots into one adventure to score pictures of you and your love cruising the coast in a classic car or convertible.
At a winery +122%: Love a rustic vibe? Head to your favorite winery to raise a glass and snap photos with an idyllic view.
During a carnival +106%: Whether it’s a glittering ferris wheel or colorful bright lights, a carnival is the perfect place to capture what a fun couple you are.
In a backyard +105%: Go for a laid-back vibe by taking engagement photos in your backyard. Candids are the cutest, and they’re easiest to pull off when you feel comfortable.
Top trending cities:
Yosemite, CA+174%: A forest of ancient trees, sky-high peaks, tunnels and bridges make for a breathtaking backdrop in Northern California.
Sedona, AZ +72%: Arizona’s famous red rocks set a jaw-dropping scene for engagement pictures. Plan your outfits to pop against the bold sandstone.
Chicago, IL +55%: Who doesn’t love a good cityscape? A picture of you and your fiance in front of the skyline will be the epitome of rooftop dreams.
Engagement rings for 2019: unique stones and shapes
Shopping for engagement rings can be overwhelming. Know which style you like, but don’t know what it’s called? Use Lens camera search to take a photo and Pinterest will tell you what it is and where to buy it. We recently shared our visual search technology is smarter than ever, and can identify more than 2.5 billion objects across home and fashion Pins!
Jewelry is one of the top items snapped through Pinterest Lens camera search, and many Pinners are snapping engagement rings. Here are some top trending styles to get you started:
Plus-size Halloween costumes
Everyone is searching for a costume they’ll love! From Minnie Mouse to Ursula, Plus size halloween costumes for women are trending up +90%.
Here are 10 top-shopped costumes under $70:
Halloween kids activities:
There’s nothing wrong with plastic pumpkins and eating candy, but why not step up the Halloween decorations and project ideas? Searches for “Halloween crafts for kids” are up +43%. These videos are full of spooktacular ideas to try:
Want more inspiration? Check out this year’s Pinfrights report for makeup ideas that will complete a chilling look, seasonal decor to spruce up your space, and top trending Halloween recipes.
Easily update your look without making a major change. This fall, Pinners are all about soft waves and creative braids, with searches on “braided hairstyles videos” up 4004%! Check out these top watched video tutorial Pins to nail down a new look:
Pinterest can now identify more than 2.5 billion objects across home and fashion Pins, so if you’re looking for something, there’s a good chance Lens can help you find it. Check out the list of top visual search topics by category⁴:
Fashion: Dresses and men’s tops are the top camera searched fashion items, along with shoes, jeans, bikinis, and jewelry. See a friend in an awesome outfit? Use Lens as an easy way to find similar pieces!
Food: The top camera searched food items are cakes followed by ethnic recipes. Trying new food at a restaurant and love it? Snap it to make it at home.
Gardening: Plant leaves are the top snapped item in gardening. See a plant you love but don’t know what it’s called? Use Lens to help you identify the species and others like it.
Home: Home decor, rugs and chairs are the top camera searched snapped items. Use Lens to see similar, and potentially cheaper options of items you’re lusting after!
Animals: Cats have dogs beat as the top camera searched animal. If your deciding which new fur baby to bring home, Lens can help you identify breeds.
Beauty: Top camera search is for nails and hair. Find tutorials to bring the look to life!
Other popular searches include electronics, natural landmarks, and motorcycles.
¹Unless otherwise denoted, all percent increases throughout this newsletter are calculated using normalized searches from Aug ‘18 to Aug ‘19.
²Increase in engagement searches is an average of June '16 - Jan '17 and June '17 - Jan '18.
³Halloween trends are calculated using normalized searches from July ‘18 to July ‘19.
⁴Top searched objects through Pinterest Lens since January 2019.