Each year, we look forward to hearing what Pantone, the leading authority on all things color, deems to be the next hot hue. For 2012, they're predicting it will be all about tangerine (Pantone 17-1463), a zingy orange-red hue that I happen to love. Citrus colors are always bright and refreshing, and tangerine can easily be incorporated into your wedding-color palette when paired with a more neutral shade, like slate gray or soft cream. If you're considering tangerine for your wedding, here are some of my favorite color-coordinated elements. —Heather Lee
Clockwise from top left:
1) Wedding cake by Lael
Love the precise fondant pleats on this cake design—so modern and streamlined.
2) Bouquet by Studio Choo
Rosemary, kumquats, and citrus-colored ranunculuses are an inspired and fragrant combination.
3) Attire by Christian Siriano
Will someone please, please walk down the aisle in this incredible striped-top-and-tulle-skirt number?
4) "Summer Sun" wedding invite by Minted
This modern design reflects the vibrant colors of the sunset.
5) "Rockabilly" scarf by Pretty Penny
Your bridesmaids will love accessorizing with this boldly patterned silk scarf.