We are totally in love with metallics right now and, in particular, gorgeous gold. It works with almost any other colour and can take your wedding from ordinary to fabulous, bringing in a shimmery sense of sophistication. It's also easy to integrate into almost any style concept. We particularly love gold as part of vintage, modern, glam and industrial weddings. It's just so versatile!
Below are our top 5 tips for working with gold as well as our favourite 3 gold inspired colour palettes:
1. There's multiple shades of gold so make sure you know which one you want to work with. From dusky gold, yellow gold and rose gold through to bronze there's a myriad of options. If you're feeling colour confident you could also consider using several. Just remember that each shade has a different feel and can change the overall look.
2. When it comes to metallics, it can be easy to overdo it. Make sure you don't go too glitter, sequin and sparkle crazy - keep it simple and the results will always be more chic and elegant.
3. Think about the style, mood and feel you want to create. For example, gold and white is super elegant and glam, while pink and gold is brighter, more feminine and a little more playful.
4. Decipher how much gold is going to work for your scheme. Perhaps you want a neutral or white wedding with gold accents, or a mint and pink wedding with pops of gold. Perhaps your use of gold is very minimal, laced through your stationery and featured in a few vintage vessels here and there.
Accentuating one colour over others can actually look a lot more balanced than trying to incorporate them in equal ratios.
5. As with any colour, when working with gold choose no more than 3 colours in your palette (unless you are an expert stylist who can make it work). Otherwise it can become a little messy and confusing. Keep it simple, and if you want variance, use multiple shades of one colour instead.
Are you thinking of incorporating gold into your colour scheme? What are you pairing it with?