Choosing your Fall Wedding Color Palette

Red wine. Fall leaves. Warmth.

These are just a few of the themes you can find in this year’s fall wedding color palettes. Whether you have an early fall wedding or tie the knot later on in the season, there is a stunning combination sure to fit your taste. This year’s colors lend themselves to a range of styles, from elegant to country chic. Additionally, they pair well with cool tones and neutrals.

The foundation of this year’s color palette is based on Pantone’s Fashion Color Report for 2017. These colors include Grenadine, Tawny Port, Ballet Slipper, Butterum, Navy Peony, Neutral Gray, Shaded Spruce, Golden Lime, Marina, and Autumn Maple make up this season’s array of colors.

Additionally, for the first time ever, Pantone also released a color report using colors from London. This is intended to broaden and complement the previous selection. The London palette is comprised of Flame Scarlet, Primrose Pink, Toast, Blue Bell, Royal Lilac, Otter, Navy Peony, Copper Tan, Lemon Curry, and Garden Olive.

Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2017

Pantone’s New York fall colors

Pantone London Fashion Color Report Fall 2017

Pantone’s London fall colors

 

Tying your Fall Wedding Color Palette Together

Now that you know the color trends for this fall, you can mix and match different combinations to see many popular variations of Pantone’s fall colors. Some popular colors this year involve silver and lilac or silver and white, navy and light pink or burgundy, or any mix from this year’s palette with gold. You can marry any of these colors to create your fall wedding color palette. See your vision come alive through your chosen decor. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Bridesmaids Dresses

Bridesmaids dresses are a great way to display your fall colors. Whether bold, muted, or somewhere in between, the dresses your bridal party wears will show off the theme you’ve chosen. You could even choose two different colors for their dresses to show off your colors even more.

Flowers

Fall flowers on sweetheart table at wedding.

Photo courtesy of Knots N’ Such

 

Flowers tie your decor together. The flowers you use can either complement each other and your decorations, or they can provide that striking contrast to add some extra pizzaz to your fall wedding color palette. Whatever you decide, express it through your flowers.

Cakes

Fall Wedding Cake

Photo courtesy of Catering by Design

Not feeling a traditional white cake? This colorful dessert is an excellent way to bring fall alive on your special day. You can incorporate your wedding colors on the cake itself with frosting or you can use decorations, such as flowers or leaves, and the cake stand to take your fall theme to the next level!

Invitations

Fall wedding invitation

Photo courtesy of MagnetStreet Weddings

Sending out your invitations gives your guest a sneak peak at the theme and colors for your wedding. Whether you simply choose invitations, or decide to do save the dates as well, the paper goods you send out give the first impression of your special day. So add a splash of color and lift the curtain on what your guests can expect during your big day!