Black, Charcoal and Leaf

If you’re having a formal wedding in the spring and prefer to stay away from vivid or pastel colors, a palette of black and charcoal is a classic, timeless option. Adding Leaf Green as an accent color keeps the combination from being too austere and adds a fresh feeling for Spring.

The bride and bridesmaids: A bouquet with lots of greenery would look great against a white gown and one bold piece of jewelry (like a vintage-inspired green locket) would be a fun, unexpected accessory for the bride. Bridesmaids could wear charcoal dresses and hold bouquets of all-white blooms.

The groom and groomsmen: The men would be dressed in classic attire – black suits with charcoal gray ties. A little color could be added with bits of green in the boutonneires.

Accents: Leaf green can make its way into the reception via the wedding cake, centerpieces and perhaps the favors.

Stationery Options: Our Charlotte wedding invitation (printed in Olive ink on White paper) or the Liv wedding invitation (printed in Black ink on White paper) would both work well for a formal Spring wedding. Antonia in Black would be a good Save The Date option.

Photo Credits:
row 1: Eleise Theuer Photography
row 2: Jose Villa via Oh My Deer, Eleise Theuer
row 3: Ornamental Things, J.Crew, Cake Girls
row 4: A Bryan Photo

  • Sarah

    March 12, 2011 at 11:02 am

    Very sophisticated.

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