A Timeless Summer Wedding Color Palette: Green & Yellow

Wedding Style & Decor
Green and Yellow Color Palette

Photos: Christopher Baker; Courtesy of Andie's Speciality Sweets; Dyad Photography; Giovanni Giannoni; Cathy Drawford

Fall might be just around the corner, but that doesn't mean you have to give up bold wedding color palettes just yet. Case in point: This peppy green-and-yellow palette perfectly transitions from the dog days of summer to the first wisps of cooler autumnal air.

While this palette is fit for an ethereal garden-party theme, you can easily tailor it suit a more formal indoor celebration. Combine bright pops of yellow and cooler green tones on your invitation for an unexpected take on formal letterpress stationery. A sweet printed bridesmaids dress, like this option from Kate Spade, is perfect for open-air nuptials. Prefer to dress your girls in something more statement-making? Look for styles similar to the yellow cocktail dress Oscar de la Renta sent down his recent runway. Accessorize with a chic gold-plated bracelet, adorned with tons of green Swarovski crystals. (It's also an awesome bridesmaid gift.)

Decorate your table with lots of green and yellow details, too! From fluffy wedding flowers comprised of garden roses and bright green ivy to colorful place settings, you can easily transform any reception space with this cool color palette.

1. Bridesmaids' Dress, cotton, $398, Kate Spade New York; 2. Bouquet, $300, Jenevieve Peralta; 3. Invitation, "This Way to Springfield", $2,000 for 100, Cheree Berry Paper; 4. Bracelet, gold-plated with Swarovski crystals, $1,643, Aerin Erickson Beamon; 5. Chocolate Leaves, $60 for 24, Andie's Specialty Sweets; 6. Dinnerware, "Constance", $547 for a five-piece place setting, Bernardaud

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