A Wedding Color Palette Fit for the Modern Monarchy: Navy and Green

Wedding Style & Decor
Navy and Green Wedding Color Palette

Photo: Gorman Studio; Dyad Photography; VogueRunway.com; Tory Williams

Take a sapphire hue and emerald green (and a hopelessly in-love couple, of course). Put them together, and what have you got? A modern wedding color palette that's practically regal with its statement-making shades!

For a royal affair without all of the princess fluff, look to these two mature shades for total modern monarchy. This formal color scheme reminds us of the hunting lodges of royalty and we can't drink in enough of its austere beauty and luxurious simplicity. Classic meets modern with navy and green, for a wedding day that blends formality with an unexpected hue pairing.

The two statement shades call for clean lines and crisp details — think a classic white bouquet, accented with a forest green ribbon or a minimalist wedding gown with ultra-modern emerald striping, like this striking beaut from Katie Ermilio.

Keep the invites and escort cards formal for this black-tie affair with classic calligraphy and glided edges on navy and green cardstock. Leave out a similarly-hued guest book out for your loved ones to sign.

See More: A Color Palette Inspired by a Romantic Winter Night: Indigo & Silver

Dress up your wedding cake in your navy and green shades, using a clean and preppy pattern. And spread your wedding favors — vintage-esque keepsake boxes of chocolate mints — out on simple and sleek embossed leather trays for your guests to grab on their way out. They are practically royalty, after all!

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1. Calligraphy place cards, $8.50 each, Ellen Weldon Design, LLC; 2. Chocolate mints, $24, Charbonnel et Walker Saks Fifth Avenue; 3. Embossed python tray, $120, Kiyasa available at Gracious Home; 4. Album, starting at $90, Sloane Stationery; 5. Cake, $12 per slice, Elegantly Iced; 6. Bouquet, $300, Rountree Flowers

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