Fire up your fall wedding with a cayenne-and-lavender color scheme. The sweetness of the ever-so-popular lavender pastel is instantly spiced up with cayenne red accents. From a bold lace bridesmaid dress to a flaming shoe and a light purple cake with cayenne and gold accents — this is an unexpected, yet stunning theme for an autumn affair.
These hues would look especially great at an ethnic, Moroccan-themed celebration. Picture patterned pillows on the floor for seating, gold beaded tablecloths, and delicious rice and lamb for dinner. It could also work for a more upscale rustic setting like a mountain lodge, tented backyard wedding with foliage in view, or even a country-club celebration. With both its pretty soft tones and punchy finishes, the electric purple and red mash-up is very versatile.
Pictured above: Bridesmaids Dress, $350, Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids; Invitation, $800 for 100 sets, Fine Day Press; Wine Glass, $20, Vietri; Dinnerware, From $148, Alberto Pinto; Napkin, $36, ABC Carpet & Home; Shoes, $345, L.K.Bennett; Cake, $14 per slice (serves 125), Cheryl Kleinman Cakes; Bouquet, $375, Rountree Flowers; Hair Comb, $456, Jenny