Every detail of your wedding has a purpose. Every shade you choose has the ability to relay a feeling. Every accent communicates something to your guest.
Learn what your favorite color categories mean, how to match with other tones, what their best season is, and begin to understand how you can mold a certain ethos by mixing and matching certain pairings throughout the main event.
For those looking for an evening of formality and poise, make sure you add some glittering gold to the mix. Here’s another metallic option that will bring the sparkle and shine. These accent other tones well, but remember it can serve as the main focus without a fuss as well.
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Meaning: Luxury, Glamour, Success, Triumph
Pairings: Gold & shades of white, Gold & Grey, Gold & other metallic
Themes: Traditional, Contemporary, Fairy-tale, Vintage
2. WHITES: OFF-WHITE, BRIGHT WHITE, CREAM, IVORY
The question the happy couple has to ask themselves is whether or not they want their shade of choice to be at the center of the event or used as a mere complementary tone. It’s rare that a wedding is planned without a stitch of white in line of sight. Either way, a bit of this tradition is welcomed anytime.
Meaning: Purity, Privilege, Newness, Tradition, Classicism
Pairings: All shades of white, Eggshell & Butter Yellow, Diamond-White & Black
Themes: Traditional, Modern, Luxury
3. REDS: CRANBERRY, CHERRY, MAROON & MORE
Reds are also more versatile than you may realize; being able to be placed with a variety of other colors and fit into a variety of differentiated themes. There’s something about a red wedding that draws guests in. It’s not as expected as one may think and there’s a passion that explodes throughout the details that you don’t get with other, more subtle tones.
Meaning: Passion, Drama, Love, Strength
Pairings: Classic Red & Metallics, Cherry Red & Light Grey
Themes: Vintage, Bohemian, Romantic, Traditional
Season: Fall & Winter
4. PINKS: ROSE, FUSCHIA & MORE
One of the most versatile shades and one that seems to be ultra-attractive to brides all around, pink hues are a classic staple of the wedding world. It adds girlish charm. There’s also a light, whimsical quality that attaches itself easily to every theme or color pairing you have the ability to bring to life. And that’s for good reason. It pairs nicely with others.
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Meaning: Happiness, Harmony, Inner Peace, Youth, Universal Love
Pairings: Sage Green & Dusty Rose, Blush Pink & Hazy Grey
Themes: Traditional, Fairy-tale, Bohemian
Season: Spring & Summer
These options have their own meanings and personality. Some sparkle and shine never hurt a wedding. Silver tones are usually used as a mere accent but don’t be afraid of allowing a metallic beauty to stand on its own. And there’s a certain sophistication that a shining silver can bring to the forefront of the party that others don’t have the ability to do.
Meaning: Glamour, Luxury, Grace, Riches
Pairings: All neutrals or other metallic shades, Silver & Emerald, Silver & Plum, Silver & Turquoise
Themes: Luxury, Winter Wonderland, Edgy, Artistic
Season: Year Round, Preferable in Winter