Wedding trends may come and go, but it looks like this one’s for keeps. Brides-to-be, meet Serenity and Rose Quartz: Pantone’s Colours of the Year for 2016. Comprising of a blush pink and muted periwinkle blue, these soft hues couldn’t be more perfect for a pastel-themed wedding. So if you’re feeling inspired, read on for clever ways to conjure up your special day with these on-trend colours.
Forget about classic ivory – wedding gowns in Rose Quartz or Serenity are a bold yet sophisticated choice for brides-to-be. Our advice? Play up the romance factor with dreamy dresses with intricate beading, flowing tulle, and classic A-line silhouettes.
Shoes and accessories
A bride is never complete without her accessories – and what better way to add a subtle pop of colour to your wedding-day look than with a delicate floral crown, a stunning cocktail ring or a pair of killer heels in subtle shades of Rose Quartz or Serenity?
For a stylish take on the mismatched bridesmaid trend, don your band of BFFs in alternate shades of Rose Quartz or Serenity. It sure beats the typical poufy cupcake dresses in not-so flattering mustard and chartreuse.
Yes, even the lads can get in on this trend. Grooms, if you're looking to forgo the traditional stuffy penguin suit, opt for stylish suits made with lightweight fabrics like linen or seersucker – perfect for warm-weather weddings and looking dapper in Rose Quartz or Serenity.
The easiest way to incorporate in Rose Quartz or Serenity into your wedding? With flowers, naturally! Perfect for springtime affairs, add a soft, romantic vibe to your special day with a smattering of roses, dahlias, and hydrangeas in dusty pinks and muted blues to your bridal bouquet and floral arrangements.
A multi-tiered confection adorned with the on-trend colours of 2016? Simply delicious! If you want to have your cake and eat it too, we're loving the pastel-perfect combination of Rose Quartz and Serenity for a truly outstanding cake that will take centre stage at any wedding.
For a truly elegant (and Pinterest-worthy!) affair, incorporate the colours of Rose Quartz and Serenity into your table setting with small but stylish touches such as fine chinaware, linens, place settings, table runners – even a glass of sparkling Rosé will do!