2022 Pantone Color of the Year: Best Ideas for Your Wedding
Great news! Pantone has announced the color of the year for 2022, Veri Peri. For the first time in its 20+ year history, the Pantone Color Institute developed a new color from scratch. Not only is it a visually stunning color, a mix of periwinkle and lavender, but it also has a beautiful meaning behind it. According to Pantone’s official statement, Veri Peri displays “a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expressions.”
Veri Peri is perfect as either the main color or an accent color for a wedding dress, cake, flowers, and wedding decor. Luckily for the brides, the color has hues of blue and purple, with both being a popular choice at weddings for quite some time. Moreover, it is a great color for any wedding theme and season of the year due to its soft, dreamy, and romantic appeal.
So, how to use this unique shade in your wedding? Take a look at the possibilities of Veri Peri and some stunning wedding ideas!
Bride and Groom Wedding Outfit
Veri Peri would be a great choice for a bold couple as the main color of their wedding color palette. So if you’re a bride that is ready to make a statement on her wedding day, wear a periwinkle wedding dress! Go for something whimsical and dreamy as this color is just magical. It especially works beautifully with flowy and airy wedding dresses with off-the-shoulder sleeves, optional sleeves, or even strapless.
Veri Peri isn’t just for the brides! For grooms, consider suits in this color. It is an excellent choice for Spring and Summer weddings with a boho, rustic, or garden theme.
Not ready to commit? Then have a pop of Veri Peri! Opt for boutonnieres, vests, shoes, ties, and other accessories for grooms. Brides should consider veils, shoes, jewelry, and hairpieces. Most importantly – have fun with it!
Veils and Hairpieces
Bring the Veri Peri color to your wedding with embroidered veils or exquisite hairpieces. If you’ve decided that a traditional white veil is a no-go for you, then definitely opt for some pops of color or even try a unique hairpiece. It is a great way to tie in the color without being too overpowering. From lilac headbands and blue hair pins to purple flower crowns and lavender pearl headpieces, there are so many options that will suit every style and every bride.
Certainly, the easiest way to add Veri Peri to your wedding has to be your wedding decor! From table runners and centerpieces to ceremony backdrops and aisle decor, there are endless possibilities to include this trending color in your wedding. Veri Peri pairs well with a lot of different colors such as blush pink, various shades of blue and gray, and even bright yellow!
Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Wedding Attire
Another great opportunity to incorporate this color is in your bridesmaids’ dresses and add pops of color to groomsmen. This color generally flatters different skin tones and would be perfect for anyone. Consider having a uniform color scheme or complementing shades of soft blue, lavender, lilac, mauve, and plum for your bridal party. From bridesmaids’ dresses and accessories to groomsmen’s shirts and vests, this color would be stunning in most materials and forms. Veri Peri is also a great choice for a mother-of-the-bride dress.
If you’re choosing between a classic or modern approach to your wedding stationery, Veri Peri will perfectly capture the joy and love of your couple and future wedding. It could make a beautiful accent color to a white invitation or a whimsical primary color to use as save the dates and envelopes. You can also use it in name plates, table charts, menu cards, wedding day programs, or basically anything on paper. The beauty of this color is its versatility. You can be as bold or as subtle as you wish!
Bridal jewelry can also be a great way to incorporate the color of the year 2022. Veri Peri is a great color to accessorize! Amethyst, tanzanite, sapphires, iolite, and lavender chalcedony are just a few options available to the brides. Veri Peri jewelry is unforgettable and will look stunning on any bride and go well with any wedding attire. Trust us, your wedding outfit will look even more glamorous with statement-making Veri Peri jewelry!
Desserts and Wedding Cake
Brides who love color in their desserts are in luck too! Veri Peri is a great choice for delicious-looking icing. You can also use edible flowers like violets and lilacs to add a perfect pop of color to your wedding desserts. From gradient and naked cakes with blackberries and blueberries to traditional white cakes with pops of color, Veri Peri can add a lot of excitement to your wedding!
Using Veri Peri color in your bouquet and floral arrangements can be a stunning addition to your wedding day. There are a variety of flowers that have this dreamy yet statement-making color. From lilacs and lavender to hydrangeas and ranunculus, your possibilities are endless! Use these blooms alongside rich greenery and flowers of similar shades such as purple, blue, and violet for an unforgettable wedding bouquet, boutonnieres, table centerpieces, or floral arrangements. These flowers will complement any wedding theme including boho, rustic, traditional, and modern.
Looking for even more inspiration for your wedding? Check out our Top Wedding Trends of 2022 Guide!
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