When looking at the wedding trends of the coming year, there is one big color that is coming onto the scene: mint. This light and toned down green is sure to be all the rage this year, especially during the spring and summer seasons. What makes this shade of green so great is that not only can it be the main color theme of your wedding but also it can be combined with every other popular color palette this year. These color pallets include poppy red, bright playful yellows, exotic violets, black and white, and metallic shades. While the big trend is formal this year, this color can be integrated to fit into any theme wedding be it black-tie or beach casual.
Color can be a part of the wedding in many ways. It is not limited to the dress or flowers, but can expand into reception décor and cake decoration. This gives you the option of having yellow dress, but mint accents to stay on point with color trends. You can do this with really any color to compliment mint green because it is so versatile, you can even have emerald dresses accented by mint accessories or flowers. Where mint will be seen most this year is in the black tie occasion. Sophisticated toned down styles are all the rage right now, and the shade of mint offers just the right amount of color, bright yet soft at the same time, in keep with the very formal atmosphere of the occasion.
The first place you will really see mint is in the dresses. Mint colored bridesmaid dresses are becoming a hot seller, coming in beautiful lace gowns or in simple cocktail style dresses. Not only are bridesmaids wearing this color but brides are as well. Because this color is so soft its not too far off white or the pale pinks that are also in style. Guests will fall in love with a lace mint bridal gown just because of the unique shade, especially if it plays more into your skin tone than a true white or ivory colored gown does.
Flowers and cakes are the next place you will see mint hues. Many are turning to mint colored roses couples with whites baby’s breath or event mint baby’s breath. There are a variety of flowers that you can choose to have dyed in the mint color. This color couples great with white lilies and yellow tulips or daisies. This flower aspect translates onto the cake as well. If using a mint colored or flavored icing a lovely idea is to have light pink or other pastel colored flowers adorning the cake. The effect is truly beautiful, especially for a spring wedding! Other ideas include have a plain white or ivory iced cake with a mint bow or flower on the top or side. This goes really well with the sophisticated wedding, especially if you choose to use black icing.
The last place you can expect to see this fabulous color would be in the rings themselves. Colored diamonds, or “candy” diamonds are becoming more and more popular every year with grooms looking to give their bride something unique or more fitting with their personality. A mint colored diamond is truly a beautiful option. With mint being such a light hue, the colored diamond is played down and some might not even notice unless they take a closer look. It still says traditional but with a modern and trendy twist. Smaller mint diamonds can also be encrusted into wedding bands, which will look spectacular next to the mint stone on the engagement ring!