Summer Wedding Colour Schemes You'll Love

We love summer weddings, but there are so many colour schemes around it can be hard to choose what is right for you. Everyone has different tastes and your wedding is a very personal and individual experience, so it needs to be perfect in reflecting who you are. If you’re planning your wedding for the summertime, we’ve got some inspiration for summer wedding colour schemes that you’ll love.

summer wedding colour scheme sunflower yellow

Blazing Sunflower Yellow

Nothing is more perfect for a summer wedding colour scheme than bright, cheerful sunflower yellow. Sunflowers can be applied anywhere throughout your wedding for a fun, bold display at your reception or simply decorating your food. They can be arranged into centrepieces, at the altar and in your bouquet. Or go more subtle with sunflower cupcakes and balloons. Bridesmaids will look amazing in sunflower yellow dresses as it goes with any skin tone. If you want pops of colour without going overboard, you can use white and ivory as a neutral base with sunflower yellow accents. If you want your wedding to be unique, sunflower yellow is the fun, easygoing colour to make your wedding fabulous. Sunflowers are easy to come by throughout summer and early Autumn and aren’t too expensive. For an extra fun twist, serve orange juice based cocktails like Mimosas.

summer wedding colour scheme rose gold

Trendy Rose Gold

If you want a trendy yet traditional wedding colour scheme, rose gold is perfect. Rose gold is extremely versatile and goes with a variety of colours while remaining feminine. Bridesmaids can take their pick from many shades, from light gold to dusky pink, and men can wear cream or navy suits with rose gold accents. With the popularity of rose gold, it’s easy to accessories and decorate your summer wedding. Glamorous rose gold decorations are easy to come by and can be used as centrepieces, cutlery or even furniture. If you want something more subtle, you can have rose gold wedding rings, rose gold nails or just metallic rose gold drinking straws. Rose gold is a contemporary wedding scheme that remains sophisticated and is highly adaptable, so you can find a balance to please everyone.

summer wedding colour schemes blue and ivory

Classic Ivory & Blue

Summer is all about beautiful blue skies and fluffy white clouds streamed with brilliant sunshine. Evoke those glorious summer days with a wedding colour scheme of ivory and shades of bright and pale blue. Blue is classy and timeless and can be used in a variety of ways. There are so many shades of blue to choose from that there’ll be no problem finding bridesmaids dresses for everyone, and the men can go for dark navy or more relaxed hues of light grey and cream. If you want your wedding to be brighter you can go for more cerulean or electric shades of blue, or if you want a more delicate palette, you can use duck egg or pale turquoise. When it comes to decorating, there are plenty of options for blue furnishings and accessories, from Delftware inspired patterns to jewel-like glass and tableware. Blue can be paired with many colours for floral arrangements and centrepieces, popular blue summer flowers include Meconopsis, Nemophila and cornflowers.

summer wedding colour scheme vintage pink and duck egg

Vintage Pink & Duckegg

If you want more of a vintage style wedding, dusky vintage pinks mixed with duck egg are a perfect summer wedding colour scheme. You can make it as traditional or whimsical as you like depending on your personality. The palette ranges from deep rose and teal to pastel pink and duck egg, giving bridesmaids and groomsmen plenty of options. Decorations can include paper lanterns and fairy lights, china tea sets and lace fabrics. Vintage suitcases, typewriters and sewing machines can be accessorised as displays and centrepieces. Flowers like antique roses and gerberas can be used for tables and your bouquet. .Serve afternoon tea style foods and snacks, like Victoria sponge and lemon drizzle cake, colourful French macaroons and finger sandwiches.

Icon Bridal Wedding Dresses

Whatever summer wedding colour scheme you choose, Icon Bridal has the perfect dress for you. We have a huge range of wedding and bridesmaid dress styles to offer and give 1-2-1 appointments so our style consultants can give you expert advice. With private dressing rooms away from the shop floor, we pride ourselves on giving you the ultimate luxury experience when choosing the perfect dress to go with a summer wedding colour scheme.

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