This Season's Most Popular Wedding Colours

BY Carrie Goldberg / Aug 28 2017 / 14:00 PM

We took inspiration from the season's runways–and our favorite travel destinations–for color palettes worth considering.

This Season's Most Popular Wedding Colours

Each season's runways, must-visit travel destinations, seasonal changes, food customs and more can inspire takes on traditions and outside-the-box ideas for weddings that are as festive as they are forward-thinking. We took autumn's traditional tawny hues, jewel tones and burnished blushes and gave them a bit of a twist. Here, our favorite color schemes for your upcoming autumnal affair.

1. Pumpkin Spice

2017 Wedding Colours

Take the most admittedly delicious yet basic indulgence of the season and turn it into the most inspired color scheme your guests have seen in a while. Extra points for brides who serve riffs on the seasonal hot drink for dessert.

Pictured: Photo by Mariano Vivanco; Mansur Gavriel clutch, Dhs1,674,; Rosey West jewelry shot by Shay Platz; Christos Costarellos Resort 2018.

2. 50 Shades Of Grey

2017 Wedding Colours

No–not that 50 Shades of Grey. Take this a bit more literally. Soft greys and rich charcoals topped off with a bit of silver and patinaed dove–with touches of greyish whites–pair all too well together for a soft, romantic and all around dreamy vibe.

Pictured: Photo by Christian Oth for; Aquazzura velvet pumps, Dhs2,754,; Bottega Veneta earrings, Dhs3,143,; Marchesa gown, Dhs72,675,; Photo by Elizabeth Messina.

3. Fall Foliage

2017 Wedding Colours

The season's changing leaves, bold red lips and rich rouge velvets inspire a palette of red in all its tones. Pair it with oatmeal-ivories and matte golds for a look that captures the essence of the time of year, without looking like a theme party.

Pictured: Saint Laurent sandal, Dhs3,286,; The Ritz Paris; Flowers by Putnam & Putnam and backstage at Jason Wu Fall 2017.

4. Copper & Concorde

2017 Wedding Colours

The richest tones feel right this time of year–especially when used to elevate a more rustic setting or offer a darker mood to a glamorous, over-the-top affair.

Pictured: Photo by Ann Street Studio; Alexandre Birman sandals, Dhs2,552,; Photo by Christian Oth for; Flowers and tablescape by Putnam & Putnam.

5. Mexico Bound Multicolour

2017 Wedding Colours

Fall's muted hues are no reason to abandon color. Opt for a warm-weather destination to inspire your color-rich palette–like the brights of Mexico–to consistently call back to the same bold tones, and avoid your decor looking all over the place and overwrought.

Pictured: Kayu tote, Dhs514,; Dolce & Gabbana dress, Dhs7,326,; The Tierra Santa Healing House at Faena Miami Beach.

6. Emerald And Burnished Blush

2017 Wedding Colours

Take spring and summer's soft pink palettes and punctuate them with a rich, luxe emerald inspired by the Irish countryside. Make the romantic palette more slick with gem slices, clean lines and graphic shapes–then contrast the overall aesthetic with wild florals and wispy, draped fabrics.

Pictured: Miu Miu sandal, Dhs2,901,; Photo by Christian Oth for; L'Afshar clutch, Dhs3,139,

7. Mustard And Sky Blue

2017 Wedding Colours

An ode to the solar eclipse, perhaps, but designers this season were feeling all shades of sunny, buttery and mustard-y yellows. Ochre gets a new live with bold shades of sky blue for a palette that brings the laid-back vibes of late summer (with a bit of polish) to the cooler months.

Pictured: Coach 1961 Fall 2017; Elizabeth & James earrings, Dhs349,; Photo by Camilla Akrans.

Via Harper's Bazaar US