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The Trendiest Wedding Colors for 2023

By using colors, you can customize your wedding to tell the story of your relationship with your beloved. To help you select colors for your 2023 wedding, here are the top 12 trendy colors:

     Emerald Green: Last year, emerald green was a trending color for home or office décor; this year, it is the top trending color for weddings according to one source.


Color palettes: emerald green, silver, and blush pink, or emerald green, silver, and light blue.

emerald green fabric pattern
sage green colored plant

1.   Sage Green: Seeking a lighter, more vibrant shade of green? Sage green might be your answer!

    Color palettes: sage green, a darker green, and gold; sage green and navy blue; sage green and dusty rose. 

    Lavender: Symbolizing beauty and elegance, lavender is a top trending wedding color for 2023. For spring and summer weddings—whether indoors or outdoors—lavender is a very popular color.

Color palettes: lavender and pink, lavender and gold, lavender and green

field of lavender plants
Bride and bridesmaids holding bouquets

1.  Dusty rose was called “ashes of roses” in the 1920’s; now, it’s a trending color for 2023!

    Color palettes: dusty rose and ivory; dusty rose and gold; dusty rose and sage blue; dusty rose, burgundy, and black; dusty rose, dusty blue, and navy; dusty rose and green; dusty rose and light gray or silver; dusty rose and dark gray.

    Blush pink: This delicate pink shade is often the complimentary color for a bolder shade.

Color palettes: blush pink and a shade of green; blush pink, red, darker pink; blush pink and navy blue.

blush pink rose
tilted wine glass

    Wine: Popular for the last several years, wine is a 2023 trending wedding color. Whether you select a marsala, burgundy, or claret shade of wine, it allows you to pull in a color with tremendous depth and variations!

    Color palettes: red, peach, and greenery; crimson red and gray; marsala and taupe (or natural shades); dark red and sunflower yellow; red and gold; burgundy, blush pink, and gold; burgundy, dusty rose, and dark gray; poppy red, blush pink, and gold.

    Champagne: Elegant and romantic, champagne pairs well with other colors in any season you get married in 2023!

    Color palettes: champagne and green; champagne and pink; champagne and earth tones.

full champagne glasses lined up
window with open shutters and curtain blowing

1.   Earth tones: Ranging from shades of tan to terracotta orange to earthy greens and earthy blues, Earth tones combine beautifully with other colors in your wedding palette.

Color palettes: Eathry green and sandstone; Earthy green and terracotta; terracotta and sandstone; tan and orange; beige, brown, orange, and yellow; earthy blue, earthy green, sandstone, and terracotta.

    Orange: Bright and vibrant, orange can make a foggy day seem like a sunny, summer day. Opt for coral, peach, or a terracotta orange!

    Color palettes:  orange and yellow; orange and gray; orange and tan; orange, yellow, and brown; orange and pale blue, dusty blue, or dark blue.

orange butterfly and flowers
desert landscape

1.  Dusty blue: On trend for 2023 weddings is dusty blue (or misty blue), a pale blue shade made deeper and more intense with a dash of gray.

    Color palettes: dusty blue and yellow; dusty blue and orange; dusty blue and silver or gray; dusty blue and indigo; dusty blue and tan; dusty blue and blush pink; dusty blue and sage 

    Yellow: While the darker shades of yellow are great as a primary color for your wedding, the brighter shades of yellow are perfect as complimentary colors…adding a pop of color on your special day!

    Color palettes: yellow, gray, and tangerine orange; yellow, black, and tangerine; yellow, misted jade, and maroon;  yellow and pink; yellow and gray; yellow and lavender; yellow and fuchsia; yellow and green; yellow and dusty blue; yellow, white, and gray.

yellow blue parrot
moonlit ocean

1.   Navy blue: We are thrilled that this classic color is trending for 2023. 

  • Winter wedding: Navy blue and burgundy
  • Spring wedding: Navy blue and blush pink
  • Summer wedding: Navy blue and yellow
  • Fall wedding: Navy blue and gold.

Let us help you plan your perfect wedding!

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