It has been decided! The wedding color choice of the year for 2015 is Pantone 18-1438 – MARSALA. Marsala is a beautiful pomegranate burgundy color that is warm and cozy for the winter months and fiery and smoldering for the summer months.
As a bride, you’re probably wondering how to incorporate this beautiful color into your wedding. Below are a couple of ideas on how to add a dose of Marsala to spice up your big day.
DECOR: A stunning way to toss some Marsala into your wedding day is through decor. It doesn’t have to be overdone, a few Marsala colored flowers with gold and ivory accents will look stunning for a fall and winter wedding while yellow, orange and Marsala will certainly heat up any spring or summer event. Consider Marsala chair ties, Marsala rose pedals for the flower girl, or Marsala candles added to the table centerpieces. Are you getting personal bottles of wine as wedding gifts? Make it a deep red wine in the color…Marsala. There are so many ways to drop a color into your theme without it being too overpowering, OR, if you would like it to be overpowering…that will look great too.
ATTIRE: Just picture it, your snowy white bridal gown surrounded by your entourage of bridesmaids all wearing Marsala gowns against beautiful rich wood tones of an elegant wedding venue. Not your style? Well then, try to imagine whimsical bridesmaid dresses whipping in the wind on a beautiful sandy beach? Still not for you? Try to envision your groom and groomsmen all in muted blue suits with Marsala ties and matching flower boutonnieres against a natural background of grass and trees. Whatever your style, Marsala will certainly fit any theme.
MAKEUP & ACCESSORIES: The simplest way to incorporate Marsala is through makeup and/or accessories. A nice Marsala lipstick or blush will compliment any skin tone. How about a Marsala colored nail polish? Can you just see it? Your whole bridal party wearing Marsala colored tennis bracelets, earrings or necklaces. You want to get earthy – add some Marsala colored flowers to your hair.