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5 Fall Wedding Color Palettes We Love — Plus Real Wedding Examples to Inspire Your Own

photographer: Taylor Mccutchan | planner: ROQUE Events | florals: Soulflower Design Studio | venue: Meadowood Napa Valley

by Lauren Mandel, Director of Marketing

Pumpkin spice, crisp air, and thick knit sweaters are a few of our favorite autumnal things. As the seasons change, so do the trends and styles — and hues — especially when it comes to weddings. Once you get engaged and start the planning process, your wedding color palette will set the foundation for many decisions later on. We identified 5 of our favorite fall wedding color palettes below, plus photos from real weddings across the country to inspire your planning. From reds and oranges to bright hues and neutrals, the options are endless and endlessly beautiful. 

1. Fresh & Clean Neutral

Fall is a season filled with vibrant hues and changing colors — but sometimes the most elegant wedding celebrations employ a neutral color palette. We love these weddings for their fresh and clean take on fall elegance and creativity.

Lavish Table Linens in Understated Hues

photographer: Genevieve Leiper Photography | planner: Designed Perfectly Events | florals: Dragonfly Events and Design | venue: Morais Vineyard | menu & napkins: Wedding Paper Divas

 

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2. Berry Reds & Magenta Pinks

Deep berry red has been a long-standing favored fall wedding hue, but we’re loving the addition of vibrant pinks and magentas to create a unique color palette. We’ll be loving this combination long after snow hits the ground. 

Efflorescent Scene with Rich Drapery & Vivid Florals

photography: Alain Martinez Photography
photographer: Alain Martinez Photography |planner & creative consultant: Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants | décor, florals, & creative design: Prashe Decor | venue: Hyatt Regency Princeton | videography: Ray Roman Films | rentals: Alan Party Rentals |DJ: DJ INSOMNIA | lighting: Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging, Inc. | caterer: Moghul Catering| menu card: Fancy That | bridesmaids hair & makeup: Cinderella Bridez | bridal hair & makeup: Giovanni and Inna
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English Country Tablescape

photographer: Beller-Jones

photographer: Beller-Jones | venue: Sudeley Castle

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3. Earthy Greens & Whites

Green and white is a classic wedding color combination that works during most seasons, but we especially love it for fall. Lush greenery, white florals, and green and neutral accents work perfectly with the changing seasons.

Two-Toned Organic Circular Arch

photographer: Making the Moment

Greenery-filled Ceiling Makes an Organic Focal Point

photographer: Adams Photography
photographer: Adams Photography | décor: The Flower Firm | catering
Tigerlily Events | linen: BBJ Linen | entertainment: Style Matters DJs
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Chic White Draping With Greenery Accents

photographer: Tim Willoughby Photography | planner: WED | florals: SYG Designs | venue: Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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 4. Vibrant Color Combinations 

Despite the changing seasons, fall wedding colors can still be lively and fiery. Work with your wedding planner or designer to create a vibrant color palette that is punchy, yet subdued to reflect the autumnal season. 

5. Sunset-Inspired Oranges & Reds

Few colors of the rainbow represent the fall season more than orange. However, when you combine orange with captivating yellows and reds, you create a fall wedding color palette as beautiful as the sunset itself. 

All Orange Everything, From the Candlelight to the Florals

photographer: Stak Photography | planner: Premini Events | décor: Design House Decor | venue: The Rockleigh

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Honey & Crimson Make for Vivid Invitations

photographer: Ed & Aileen Photography
photographer: Ed & Aileen Photography | event planner: Bliss By Sam Weddings and Occasions | florist: Zuzu’s Petals | venue: Zhou B Art Center | rentals: Rent Vintage Chicago | cake: Sugar Fixé Patisserie | lighting: Art of Imagination | paper goods: Adorable Designs By Candice
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Moss Enveloped Tables and Perching Pumpkins

photographer: | planner: JOWY Productions | Floral: The Velvet Garden | Venue: Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel | Rentals: Town & Country Rentals | Hedging and Trees: Green Set | Lighting: Images | Entertainment: James Gang Bang | Linens: Designs by Dina | Carpet: Event Carpet Pros | Fabric/Draping: BAM | Dance Floor: Barker Decor | Videographer: Float Away Studios | Wedding Cake: The Butter End Cakery | Setting: Hotel/Inn/Resort

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