When Pantone named Tangerine Tango the hot color of 2012, fashion designers and wedding planners took note. Put your own spin on the trend with a palette that combines a spectrum of orange shades with white and cream.

The Bridesmaids

Instead of going matchy-matchy, dress your attendants in a range of shades.

From left: Coral silk-chiffon dress with a draped front, $290, Ivy & Aster. Orange Sunset taffeta wrap cocktail dress, $175, Alfred Angelo. Firecracker crinkle-chiffon cocktail dress with a ruched inset waist, $270, Lela Rose Bridesmaid; The Dessy Group.