A Modern Wedding Color Scheme: Yellow & Gray

Wedding Style & Decor
Yellow and Gray Wedding Color Scheme

Photos (clockwise from top right): Rippee Photography; Robert Mitra; Dyad Photography

A yellow-and-gray color palette may remind you of summer, but this ultra-chic scheme — a popular combo on recent ready-to-wear runways including J. Mendel's Spring 2014 show (above) — works for nearly any season.

Gray cools off the sunny hue for a winter wedding, while still remaining on-point for spring. Take the yellow down a notch and head more towards a mustard shade and you've got a palette fit for fall.

Also, these shades don't discriminate: Neither overtly feminine or masculine, this color scheme should and would satisfy both you and your groom.

Naturally fresh and fashionable, these two hues work best for a city ceremony or museum venue. If you want to try this look at a more rustic affair — held in a barn or in a mountainside lodge — look for more floral elements with an antique feel to offset gray's inherently modern effect.

No matter what type of big day you envision, these two shades easily suit any style.

Pictured above: Invitation $350 for 100 sets, Julia's Poppies; Necklace $410, Swarovski; Shoes $850, Casadei; Bridesmaid Dress $325, Monique Lhuillier; Bouquet $250, Rebecca Shepherd Floral Design; Cake $9 per slice (serves 120), Lulu Cake Boutique; Candleholders from $25 each, Sagaform

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