For the Beach Bride: A Sea Green & Blue Color Palette

Wedding Style & Decor
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Photos: Cathy Crawford; John Aquino; Devon Jarvis; Jeffrey Westbook

Whether you're hosting a seaside wedding or simply feel most at home by the ocean, a pretty mix of sea green and blue shades is the perfect color palette for a beach-loving bride. Plus, it's versatile enough to transition from season to season, meaning you can make this look work all year-round.

To perfect the combo, start with your base tone — we suggest blue for winter or fall and sea green for summer and spring. Then, highlight with the alternative shade to add pops of complementary color. A sleek invitation, like our pick from Lucky Luxe Couture Correspondence, sticks with a mostly-blue motif and incorporates bright splashes of green along with some metallic accents.

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Pale blue dresses are perennially popular with bridesmaids since the cool shade works well with many skin tones. We love a strapless option for the summer or a trendy illusion-bateau neckline for cooler months. Get creative with your accessories, like a bold shoe or colorful necklace. It's an easy way to add that "something blue."

As for your dessert, go for a modern wedding cake. We love this confection from Lulu Cake Boutique, which features a geometric pattern in sea green and blue with pops of blingy gold.

Check out all of our favorite sea green-and-blue wedding finds above, and shop them below.

Above: 1. Necklace, $950, Cele and Clio; 2. Cake, $15 per slice (serves 75), Lulu Cake Boutique; 3. Invitation, "Prairie", from $381 for 100, Lucky Luxe Couture Correspondence; 4. Shoes, $1,195, Manolo Blahnik; 5. Bouquet, $250, Seaport Flowers 6. Bridesmaid Dress, $330, Shoshanna

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