Besides being popular with brides wanting a more sustainable wedding, green has become a fashionable colour too.
Olive shades in particular were big on the spring/summer catwalks this year with designers such as Victoria Beckham and Alberta Ferretti using the shade to create elegant and directional looks.
At first glance, you may not think that green is a versatile shade, but it goes well with lots of other colours – from neutrals to blush pink, burgundy and gold. It also injects a touch of freshness to wedding décor, thanks to associations with the great outdoors.
If you’re after a green big day, here are some ideas to get you started…
Nine ways to incorporate green into your wedding day colour scheme
Go green with your bridesmaid dresses
It might not seem the most obvious shade for your bridesmaid, but green is one of those suits all type of colours that will look sophisticated and stylish. Choose a sage green, like our real bride Jessica (above) for any season or go for darker, rich greens for a winter wedding.
Go green with your cake
A green cake may seem like something out of a Shrek movie, but it can actually be super stylish as this one by Sally Cooper shows. Pair it with white and gold layers and flowers with blush and orange hues for a cake that really nails the trend.
Go green with you invitations
We all know that greens are good for you, especially when they come in the form of an invite. This olive green from Pure Invitation is so on trend and will really stand out of the crowd. It’s also available in various other shades of green so you can find one that truly matches your colour scheme.
Go green with your bouquets
Whether you choose to up the greenery in your bouquet or choose all green, bouquets in this shade are fresh and summery. We love the idea of including succulents as in this bouquet, perfect paired with vibrant jewel tones such as ruby or teal.
Go green with your shoes
Forget those blue suede shoes and instead go for green suede shoes! If you want to add a touch of colour into your big day, these gorgeous shoes by Harriet Wilde are perfect from every angle. The tie strap adds interest to the ankle while the embroidery on the back gets shown off while you say your vows.
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