Wedding Color Trends 2023

Choosing a color palette for your wedding can be a fun and exciting process, but it can also be overwhelming with so many options to consider. In this post we are highlighting the wedding color trends for 2023 plus some tips for choosing a wedding color scheme and how to incorporate your chosen wedding color palette in your wedding design.

Considerations for choosing a wedding color scheme

When choosing a color scheme for your wedding you will firstly want to consider the season of your wedding and the aesthetic of your chosen wedding venue. Our white barn wedding venue surrounded by french inspired countryside and vineyards is the perfect backdrop for incorporating practically any color palette. 

Remember that your wedding color palette should reflect your personality, style and taste. If you love bold, bright colors, don’t be afraid to incorporate them into your wedding color palette. Also don’t be afraid to mix and match colors and get creative. Consider using a color scheme that incorporates multiple complementary colors to add depth and interest to your wedding decor.

Wedding Color Trends 2023

The trend for wedding colors in 2023 is a combination of timeless classics and modern twists, with a focus on creating unique and personalized color palettes that reflect the couple’s personality and style. Some predicted wedding color trends for 2023 include:


Neutral colors like beige, ivory, blush and taupe have been popular choices for weddings in recent years, and it looks like they are still here to stay in 2023. These colors are so versatile and can be paired with a wide range of other hues.

Neutral wedding color scheme
Shades of greens wedding color scheme


Green has also been a popular color choice in 2022 and is also expected to continue in 2023. From soft sage to vibrant emerald, green can work with a variety of wedding themes and styles.


Earthy colors such as rust, terracotta, and mustard yellow are predicted to be popular in 2023. These colors are perfect for boho and rustic weddings. Pair these with some metallics like gold, silver, and copper to add a touch of glamor and elegance to any wedding.

earthy tones wedding color scheme
jewel tones wedding color scheme


These colors can add an elegant touch to any wedding. Bold and rich jewel tones, such as emerald green, deep purple, navy blue, burgundy and ruby red, have become increasingly popular in recent years, and they are expected to continue to be popular in 2023. These colors create a luxurious and sophisticated feel and are perfect for more formal weddings.


Soft and romantic pastels like blush pink, dusty blue, and lavender are also popular choices for weddings, and they are likely to continue to be used in 2023. These colors are perfect for creating a dreamy and whimsical atmosphere.

pastel wedding color scheme
bright pink wedding color scheme


The Pantone color of the year is Viva Magenta and together with the Barbiecore trend it is clear that we are embracing the use of bolder, brighter colors this year. This looks great paired with other vibrant and romantic colors such as burgundy, berry, fuschia and hot pink but also used as accents for pale pinks and pastel palettes.

How to incorporate your chosen wedding colors in your wedding design

Your wedding colors can be used in various aspects of your wedding planning and decor, such as:

  • Wedding invitations and save-the-date cards: You can incorporate your wedding colors in the design of your invitations and save-the-date cards to set the tone for your wedding.
  • Bridesmaid dresses and groomsmen attire: Your wedding colors can be used for your bridesmaids’ dress selection and groomsmen’s suits or ties.
  • Floral Arrangements: The florals throughout your wedding day including your ceremony centerpiece, bouquets, boutonnieres, and table centerpieces.
  • Ceremony decor: Your wedding colors can be incorporated into the ceremony décor, such as the aisle runner, altar or chuppah, and the flower arrangements.
  • Reception decor: You can use your wedding colors for table linens, napkins, centerpieces, lighting, and other reception decor elements.
  • Wedding cake: The color scheme of your wedding can be used to guide the design and decoration of your wedding cake.
  • Favors and other wedding details: You can incorporate your wedding colors into your favors, place cards, and other small details throughout your wedding.

Overall, using your wedding colors consistently throughout different aspects of your wedding can help create a cohesive and visually appealing event.

Planning a wedding this year? Be sure to check out our other wedding planning advice posts here.

Bride with bridesmaids wearing shades of pink dresses with florals

April 6, 2023

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