Wedding Colors and their significance

Wedding Colors and their significance

A unique and special themed color at your wedding is an unconscious reflection of your personality and an indication of how you see your future married life will be. Brides often select their favorite colors for their theme on the special day. So we are hoping to help you with the below list of special wedding colors, their meaning and significances.

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Gold evokes elegance, luxury, warmth, & tradition. Gold has long been considered a symbol of wealthprestige and power. Gold is a color that is primarily used in weddings where the couple is trying to exhibit one’s status in many cultures around the world.

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Hot pink is bursting with energy. Color that means sweet, nice, playful, cute, romantic, charming, feminine, and tenderness. The perfect hue to incorporate into almost any season- Hot pink is a great color for beach weddings. Pink represents friendship, affection, harmony, inner peace, and approachability.

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Green, the color of life, renewal, nature, and energy, is associated with meanings of growth, harmony, freshness, safety, fertility and environment. In weddings, green is like a breath of fresh air. When paired with a bright color like pink – it can be the perfect palette for summer or spring.

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Sophisticated, intense & mysterious, black shows up when couples have strong opinions about design. In color psychology this color gives protection from external emotional stress.  Black can lend a clean, graphic look to the wedding, or can sometimes be a nice accent color

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Chocolate Brown

Chocolate brown is rich and rustic. The color brown is a serious, down-to-earth color signifying stability, structure and support. Perfect when it comes to rustic settings like farm weddings, or vineyard weddings.

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In weddings, this color really is unique. Coral is vibrant and punchy & really works nicely in modern weddings. It signifies Loyalty, creativity, gentle, wise love, sensuality. Coral palettes are beautiful in beach settings and any wedding by a body of water for that matter

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The color gray is an unemotional color. It is detached, neutral, impartial and indecisive – the fence-sitter. Modern, understated, retro and sleek, Gray is a color that is popping up everywhere in the world of weddings. And here lately, gray has become the hottest neutral there is. Gray is the new black.

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It carries some of the same pureness, softness, and cleanliness of white but is slightly richer, a touch warmer. Refined and elegant, rich and conservative, champagne/ ivory is a sophisticated color that has a slightly vintage feel. The perfect complement to more intense hues like red, and plum or even gold.

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Lavender signifies enhancement along with grace, modishness and something extraordinary. Soft, dainty and ladylike, this color often appears in Summer and Spring weddings. It’s the perfect color to include in a garden setting. This color looks great in patterns like paisley and gingham.

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Light Pink

It relates to unconditional love and understanding, and the giving and receiving of nurturing. The lighter shades of pink speak to romance, playfulness, and a sense of sweetness. Pale pink goes beautifully with champagne, light greens & grays. Pink is delicate, soft & beyond charming.

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Navy Blue

Freedom, deep insight, intuition, imagination. This ultra-preppy color makes for one fabulous wedding color. Navy is the perfect color to incorporate into a nautical theme and is great for yacht club settings, or beach weddings. Navy is a great alternative to black.

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Independent heals shock and trauma, bliss, sexuality, sociable, ecstasy. Orange is the perfect color for Fall weddings. For Fall weddings- orange looks incredible with brown and copper. If you want to use it in a Spring or Summer wedding- simply pair it with a bright and cheery color like yellow or aqua.

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It signifies sincerity, gratitude and thankfulness. This soft and feminine hue is nothing but dreamy. Perfect for a bride who wants to create an atmosphere that is charming & pretty. Works lovely in Summer or Spring weddings.

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Purple has been used to symbolize magic and mystery, as well as royalty especially in sacred contexts. Thanks to the fashion world, purple’s taken on a whole new life, and becomes challenging and mysterious, glamorous, and ever-so-slightly chic. Perfect for Winter & Fall weddings.

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Stimulating, passion, grounding, energizing, safety, survival issues, enthusiasm, active, courage, this romantic hue can really be used in different ways to create entirely different looks. Depending on how you pair it! Red looks gorgeous with aqua, grays or even greens. The perfect color for Summer and Winter weddings.

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When brides around the world think about having a classic wedding they picture this color. White is color at its most complete and pure, the color of perfection. Its clean, and it’s minimalistic. Can be considered traditional. However, surprisingly white can also be considered very modern if you use large amounts of it by itself.

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