Your Wedding Color – Pair With a Metallic for Stunning Shine

If you want to add something “extra” to your wedding color palette, consider adding a metallic color such as gold, silver or copper. Metallic colors work especially well in winter months and in evening weddings. However, if you were to use a metallic color outdoors on a hot, sunny day, you would have reflections off the metal and it would just add to the intensity of the heat.

Tip: The time of day for the wedding, season and venue need to be considered when choosing your wedding colors.

Pink and Gold Wedding & Pink and Silver Wedding – If you want to add sophistication to pink, consider adding a metallic. Pink can come off as a girly color that may not appeal to your groom; but if you add silver or gold to it, it takes it to a new level, as you can see in the two collages below.
Pink and Silver Wedding

Purple and Gold Wedding & Purple and Silver Wedding – Purple is a popular wedding color that looks gorgeous when paired with a metallic. Purple already is associated with royalty and when paired with gold, it has an especially regal look. When paired with silver, it looks very fresh and modern.

Mint and Gold Wedding – Mint is a luscious color and it is often paired with soft pink or powder blue. But when you put mint and gold together you have a combination that is unexpected and sophisticated.
Mint_and Gold_Wedding 2014

Royal Blue and Silver Wedding – Royal Blue is a color that has universal appeal and one that your groom is likely to feel comfortable with. When you add silver with royal blue, you have a combination that works beautifully … especially for a winter wedding.
Royal Blue and Silver Wedding

Teal and Copper Wedding – There was a time when the only metallics we saw in weddings were gold and silver but now copper has become quite popular. However, I think copper can be a little more challenging to work with because it is not as easy to find accessories that are made of copper or are copper colored. Copper can add a fresh look to your wedding colors, though, and may be worth a try!

Collages created by Sher Silver.

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Photo Credits: Pink and Silver: Bobbette & Belle,  Purity Bride Blog, Twiggi, Boston Avenue Photo Co., Weddingbee – Pink and Gold: KT Merry Photography, Sweet adn Saucy Shop, Martha Stewart Weddings,Wedding Chicks, 100 Layer Cake – Purple and Gold: Wedding Wire, Every Last Detail/Sarah Bray Photography, Country Club Flower Shop, Tim Chin Photography, Tim Chin Photography, Rebecca Hansen Weddings, Every Last Detail  – Purple and Silver: Sweet Element, Christine Chang Photography, Jill Thomas Photography, Off Beat Bride, NA, Pizzazzerie, NA,, Bakerella – Mint and Gold: Magnolia Rouge, 100 Layer Cake, White Cakery Co.-A Division of Connie Cupcake, Ruffled Blog, The Merry Bride, Ruffled Blog/Peter Nix Photography, Every Last Detail – Royal Blue and Silver: Meredith, Etsy, Flickr, Divine Design Cake Boutique, Style Me Pretty, Wedding Flowers & Receptions, Project Wedding, Net-a-porter – Teal and Copper: Ice Maiden Cakes, Dorothy Huynh Photography, NA, Style Me Pretty/Lisa Lefkowitz Photography, NA, Chelsea Nicole

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Comments (4)

  • Sharon Lynch

    I would love to see the teal & copper dress in full. Is there a website I can see it on?

    January 2, 2015 at 2:31 pm
    • Exclusively Weddings

      Hi Sharon, I looked all over the web and Pinterest trying to find the full dress but that photo seems to be “the one” that is out there. If I find it I will definitely let you know. Thank you so much and best wishes!


      January 9, 2015 at 4:44 pm
  • Chiquita Kelly

    I would love to know where those dress came from on that mint and gold. it there a website?

    May 13, 2016 at 11:39 am
    • Exclusively Weddings

      Hi Chiquita, I don’t have info on where the dress came from. I did find a website that has photos from the wedding along with a large photo of the dress. I was hoping that the dress vendor would be listed at the bottom of the wedding story but unfortunately they didn’t include it. Here is a link to the wedding.

      Best wishes!

      May 13, 2016 at 3:52 pm

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