Each year Pantone releases its annual color palette. The Pantone colors often set annual wedding color trend from dresses to stationery to flowers - and more.
When selecting your 2016 wedding color consider the style and season. Select your base color, then identify a specific hue that intensifies the uniqueness of your day.
Let's take a look at the 10 2016 wedding colors that are sure to show up in a bridal magazines and shops everywhere.
This soft blue works well for fashion, home, and interiors, making it a versatile choice for your wedding. Use for bridesmaid dresses, decor, flowers, place settings and more.
Pantone describes it as "weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us". The color emits a calming effect, sure to set your guests at ease, even in the biggest of weddings.
Also a great color for fashion, home and interiors, Rose Quartz offers a soothing, calming vibe that works well in any setting in spring and summer months.
Pantone describe is as "a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure".
Soft, warm orange have become a mainstay with consumers across the seasons. For the spring 2016 wedding season Peach Echo is sure to be a big hit.
Pantone describes is as "a shade that emanates friendlier qualities, evoking warmth and accessibility. It is an all-encompassing, tempered companion in the playful orange family".
This maritime blue hue offers a happy, energetic feeling while promoting relaxation and escape. Perfect for your destination wedding or summer wedding.
Pantone describes it as "striking yet still, with lots of activity bursting from its undertones."
Happiness and sunshine come through with Buttercup making it a great choice for spring, summer, and fall 2016 wedding colors. The bulk of Pantone's Spring / Summer Palette has an air of calm about it, but Buttercup commands energy and life.
Pantone describes it as "a shining beacon transporting its wearer to a happier, sunnier place."
This color evokes feelings of tranquillity and freshness for your wedding.
Pantone describes it as "clear, clean, and defined."
Lilac gray serves as a neutral tone for the 2016 wedding color palette - perfect for calm, subtle or more formal occasions.
Pantone describes it as "essentially a basic, the subtlety of the lilac undertone adds a distinctive edge to this classic gray shade."
If you are looking for a high energy vibe for your wedding, Fiesta is your color. It brightens any space and day.
Pantone describes it as "a harbinger of excitement, encouraging free-spirited exploration to unknown but welcoming locales".
Iced coffee is another neutral 2016 wedding color option that works well for every season.
Pantone describe is as "a stable foundation when combined with the rest of this season's palette".
The powerful Green Flash commands attention, radiating energy, and openness.
Pantone describe is as "a representative of nature's persistent influence even in urban environments".