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Don’t know what color to pick for your wedding theme? How about gray? Check out these gray wedding color combinations and fall in love with the elegance of a neutral theme.

Gray tableware matches any wedding theme.

Gray tableware matches any wedding theme.

Neutral wedding themes are making a come back. And gray is so versatile. It can create an elegant or a fun aesthetic depending on the color palette you choose.

From party decor to jaw-dropping gray wedding dresses, check out these lovely gray color combinations and ideas!

Elegant and Minimalistic Gray Wedding

Despite being a neutral tone, gray is a more colorful alternative to white, ivory or champagne also used in wedding decor. It works just as well in a vintage as in a modern or romantic aesthetic.

Go full gray or mix it up with other neutrals like white, taupe or silver or add pops of color to match your mood, theme or venue. Bridesmaids and groomsmen in gray will allow the bride’s dress and flowers to stand out.

Create a magic atmosphere covering those rustic barn beams with gray curtains and lights.

String lights and gray curtains for a magical barn wedding. Photo: Shelly Pence/BYW @shellbell130

String lights and gray curtains for a magical barn wedding. Photo: Shelly Pence/BYW @shellbell130

Or go vintage industrial with a tufted chair for a corner all your guests will want to enjoy.

Vintage industrial decor for an elegant gray wedding. Photo: Albert S/BYW @albert_s

Vintage industrial decor for an elegant gray wedding. Photo: Albert S/BYW @albert_s

Needless to say, a gray wedding gown is not only trendy but it will make you look absolutely stunning.

There are innumerable ways to show off gray in weddings — from invitations to centerpieces to favors. Check out these gray wedding photos for inspiration. They will definitely make you reconsider your choice of wedding colors!

Highlight your greenery centerpieces and light fixtures with elegant light gray linens. Photo: Evelina Friman/BYW @evelinafriman

Highlight your greenery centerpieces and light fixtures with elegant light gray linens. Photo: Evelina Friman/BYW @evelinafriman

Dare to Be Different — Go for a Gray Wedding Dress

More and more brides are jumping on the gray wedding dress bandwagon. Who can blame them. These stunning creations are on trend and they are fire.

Two piece silver and gray wedding dress with tulle skirt. Are you in love yet? By olgadelice.

Two piece silver and gray wedding dress with tulle skirt. Are you in love yet? By olgadelice.




Swoon-Worthy Gray and White Wedding Theme

A gray and white wedding theme denotes elegance and transmit a certain tranquil serenity to your wedding venue. Mix your favorite shades of gray to add depth to your reception decor. Get inspired by these neutral color ideas that are nothing but swoon-worthy and impress your guests with your good taste.

When it comes to table decor, gray can be used in the linens, napkins or as a soft and billowy table runner over the naked surface. Be still my heart!

Soft flowy and oh-so-romantic gray wedding runner for a glam boho reception.

Soft flowy and oh-so-romantic gray wedding runner for a glam boho reception.

White centerpieces and charcoal gray and silver linens for a deluxe look. Photo: kristinviningphotoblog.

White centerpieces and charcoal gray and silver linens for a deluxe look. Photo: kristinviningphotoblog.

More Gray Wedding Color Schemes

Gray is the perfect color to experiment with different toned palettes. It balances both light and dark colors without grabbing attention away from them. Let’s review a few color combos for gray weddings.

Gray and Silver Wedding Theme — or Any Metallic, Really

Who doesn’t like to add a bit of sparkle to their special day? Something’s gotta shine — besides the bride, of course. And metallics like gold, silver, pewter and copper are so on point. Needless to say, they look fab when combined with gray, no matter what shade you pick!

Create a lasting impression on your guests with these gray wedding color combinations.

Create a lasting impression on your guests with these gray wedding color combinations.

A wedding decoration in gray is beautifully complemented by metallic touches at the ceremony or reception.

Copper and rose gold calligraphy on gray wedding invites.

Copper and rose gold calligraphy on gray wedding invites. Via Etsy.

Pink or Blush and Gray or Yellow and Gray Weddings

Two classic color schemes, romantic. soft and elegant. Wedding decor in gray and yellow will help you achieve a bright, fresh and cheerful vibe while blush or pink veers towards a more lovey-dovey aesthetic. Either way, you can’t miss!

Blush and gray wedding a color combination that spells elegance at this intimate wedding. Photo: Taylor & Porter.

Blush and gray wedding a color combination that spells elegance at this intimate wedding. Photo: Taylor & Porter.

Simple and summery gray centerpiece with fresh lemons and ranunculus.

Simple and summery gray centerpiece with fresh lemons and ranunculus.

 

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Fash-insider brides know to look for a moody wedding aesthetic as it can be used all year round. Say goodbye to being stuck with a bright toned palette in the summer and pastels for spring. Let your inner-fashionista and these inspo ideas guide you.

Royalty anyone? Heads over heels in love over this dark & moody wedding aesthetic. Black, crimson red and gold.

Royalty anyone? Heads over heels in love over this dark & moody wedding aesthetic. Black, crimson red and gold.

Join us in the dark side and fall in love with this moody wedding aesthetic. Since your proposal, you’ve been flipping through wedding magazines and drooling over Pinterest boards. Those intriguing and downright gorgeously dramatic wedding photos have you dreaming about deep reds, ultraviolets, and burgundy colors.

You have been envisioning a wedding with a romantic and dark allure. So, say au revoir to feeling stuck with white, pink and pastel hues and embrace the darker side of the wedding palette.

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Moody Wedding Aesthetic for Spring Affairs

For those who have chosen spring for their ceremony, a good place to start implanting those moody colors would be in the florals, like the bridal bouquet, or the centerpieces. Rich burgundies, lovely creams and deep sages can be lovely base points to begin with.

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Going for a dark and moody wedding aesthetic does not mean you have to turn away from lighter tones. Just taking the aforementioned colors and mixing them with your pinks or with lovely peachy hues doesn’t mean straying from your vision.

To help set the scene you can go as small as adding tapered navy blue candles or as big as burgundy drapes and rich crimson florals mixed in with ultraviolets, greenery, and lilacs.

A touch of pink mixed with moody colors for your springtime wedding decor.

A touch of pink mixed with moody colors for your springtime wedding decor.

Super original jewel toned cake stand. Finds: vintage desk, blackboard, eucalyptus leaves, black and burgundy candles and gold candelabra. Cake, of course.

Super original jewel toned cake stand. Finds: vintage desk, blackboard, eucalyptus leaves, black and burgundy candles and gold candelabra. Cake, of course.

Golden charger plates and filigreed plates denote luxury on this spring moody wedding aesthetic. The grape and strawberries accompaniment is perfect for this season. Photography: Mimmo & Co.

Golden charger plates and filigreed plates denote luxury on this spring moody wedding aesthetic. The grape and strawberries accompaniment is perfect for this season. Photography: Mimmo & Co.

Guess the season. We can assure you that this boho-chic table decor will wow all your guests.

Guess the season. We can assure you that this boho-chic table decor will wow all your guests.

Sultry & Moody Summer Weddings

It has been tons of fun building your mood boards; if not a little frazzling. In fact, there are probably tons of plans scribbled all over your place. However, taking this information from your wedding vision board and turning it into a reality may seem impossible. Doing so middle of summer can seem difficult.

Don’t worry, truth is as long as you have a vision; the ability to execute it isn’t that far off. Turn them into a reality with the help of these summery images with a dark and moody wedding aesthetic.

Drapes and flower arrangements in deep burgundy tones.

Drapes and flower arrangements in deep burgundy tones.

No need to be overly dramatic with moody colors. A few splashes will do, like on this flawless ceremony backdrop.

No need to be overly dramatic with moody colors. A few splashes will do, like on this flawless ceremony backdrop.




For those with summer wedding dates; you’ll be happy to know that violet, lilac, and burgundy, have become a favorite in wedding attire. Feel free to mix them up with strong colors like fuchsia or Gen Z yellow for a festive summery feel.

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Industrial venues are ideal to create an ultra romantic vintage moody wedding aesthetic. All you will need are special corners, creative photo booths and a cake tablescape to wow your guests.

Black is not out of the summer wedding montage. It has found its place amongst candles, place settings, drapes, and even wedding cakes. As for decorations if you’re one who loves the rustic vibe, and want to embrace this trend, think woodsy, not rustic. Doing so will offer a perfect embrace to those deep color options.

Yes, summer means color. But nobody said which colors, amiright?

Yes, summer means color. But nobody said which colors, amiright?

The moody wedding aesthetic gives life to a summer affair.

The moody wedding aesthetic gives life to a summer affair.

This boho folk bridal bouquet incorporates the rusticity of the desert and the rich hues of a dark and moody vibe.

This boho folk bridal bouquet incorporates the rusticity of the desert and the rich hues of a dark and moody vibe.

Dark & Moody Florals For Fall Weddings

There’s no need to go ultra goth or Halloween-y to get a dark & moody vibe in the fall. 2018 has yielded the perfect niche for those with fall ceremonies. Lovely violets paired with forest greens will give your build the romance and drama you are trying to convey. Jewel tones against brown tones will turn any wedding venue into a Pinterest-worthy event. Remember, to toss in some wood elements; with some romantic light displays to round out your theme.

Industrial spaces are perfect for the moody wedding aesthetic.

Industrial spaces are perfect for the moody wedding aesthetic.

Navy blue candles, copper, brass, red and peach tones for deep and luxurious fall ideas.

Navy blue candles, copper, brass, red and peach tones for deep and luxurious fall ideas.

Feel free to incorporate these reddish brownish colors to your food.

Feel free to incorporate these reddish brownish colors to your food.

Dark & Moody Wedding Aesthetic Inspiration For The Winter

As for those whose nuptials are during the wintertime, why not display an edgy and fun vintage black wedding cake with floral accents. Include frozen flowers in your ice cubes to give the moody wedding aesthetic of your dark romantic day a bit more flare. That along with candelabras surrounded by vast greenery and lovely floral accents on a formal table setting; will have your event being counted as the chicest one this year.

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Winter tale vintage woodland wedding decor.

Winter tale vintage woodland wedding decor.

Blush, pink, gold, ivory and burgundy for a soft and feminine wintery feel. Let the wine and votives take care of the rest.

Blush, pink, gold, ivory and burgundy for a soft and feminine wintery feel. Let the wine and votives take care of the rest.

Breathtaking florals for a moody wedding aesthetic. Def trending.

Breathtaking florals for a moody wedding aesthetic. Def trending.

For a winter affair dress your tables in navy blue and liven them up with some pops of pink. The wooden chairs give it a more outdoorsy look. Switch them for clear ones for a modern aesthetic. Anna Wu Photography.

For a winter affair dress your tables in navy blue and liven them up with some pops of pink. The wooden chairs give it a more outdoorsy look. Switch them for clear ones for a modern aesthetic. Anna Wu Photography.

Everyone knows that encapsulating the perfect theme, is one of the crucial stages of planning a wedding. It sets the tone for one of the biggest moment in people’s lives. Bringing the choices of the faultless dress, ring, and lifelong bae into perfect harmony. No pressure, right? Well, now what was once the cornerstone of many fall and winter ceremonies can be had throughout every season.

 

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We rounded up some snatched Gen Z yellow wedding ideas to inspire you. This aesthetic is taking over millennial pink slowly but surely. And is there a better color to add vibrancy and positivity to your wedding space?

A Gen Z yellow wedding to party under the stars.

A Gen Z yellow wedding to party under the stars.

Imagine the most optimistic color ever shining over your special day. A Gen Z yellow wedding brings an optimistic message just like the Pantone color of the year Ultra Violet. Which is probably why we see a lighter version of it, lilac, matched with it.

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The Gen Z Yellow Wedding Aesthetic in Your Theme

The odes to millennial pink have passed away; allowing couples to usher Gen Z yellow to the altar. This hue revitalizes the wedding scene with its fun and sophisticated flare, providing those searching for a more ambitious color palette, a much-needed refuge.

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This vibrant beauty pairs well with any wedding theme; whether it’s an urban industrial-aesthetic or a darling country ceremony.

In fact, the lemon tinted honey color would add a brilliant aura to any wedding party.

Paper lanterns are snatched for both indoor and outdoor wedding decor because they create that special fun and lit aesthetic. They are very easy to DIY, so you'll save part of your wedding budget with this inspo.

Paper lanterns are snatched for both indoor and outdoor wedding decor because they create that special fun and lit aesthetic. They are very easy to DIY, so you’ll save part of your wedding budget with this inspo.

Ride into your happily ever after in a Gen Z yellow truck. Photography by sylvie gil photography.

Ride into your happily ever after in a Gen Z yellow truck. Photography by sylvie gil photography.

Love the warmness of the lights in the barn.

Love the warmness of the lights in the barn.

Gen Z yellow wedding favors that scream snatched as ush!

Gen Z yellow wedding favors that scream snatched as ush!

Lit Gen Z Yellow Wedding Ideas & Inspo

You can also introduce the Gen Z yellow color into your wedding scheme via its decor. There is the option of creating beautiful floral arrangements for your centerpieces.  Couples would be open to an a of honey-colored flowers options like yellow posies and sunflowers. Taking those along with either a crisp white or deep blue option would do wonders to complement the color.

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Want an added touch of elegance? Try placing the arrangements on top a mirrored surface and bejeweling them with pearls.

A modern twist on boho, filled with snatched pops of color. Absolutely beautiful wedding table decor.

A modern twist on boho, filled with snatched pops of color. Absolutely beautiful wedding table decor.

Lemon yellow wedding. Atlanta wedding at King Plow Arts Center by Picture This Photography.

Lemon yellow wedding. Atlanta wedding at King Plow Arts Center by Picture This Photography.

Tiki decor for a South Florida Gen Z yellow wedding. Lovely, classy and easy to DIY.

Tiki decor for a South Florida Gen Z yellow wedding. Lovely, classy and easy to DIY.

Nothing says summer wedding as yellow and orange popsicles!

Nothing says summer wedding as yellow and orange popsicles!




There is also the trend of coupling Gen Z yellow with one of the fashionable darling hues, lilac. Unlike the now passé millennial pink, lilac has a much more finesse surrounding it. Which is one reason that so many people are going cray over it. When combined, these two colors create a warm energy, that will leave your guest basking in the exuberant glow that is your love.

For those wary of implementing such a bold choice; try sprinkling the color over the dessert table, place cards and table numbers. Regardless of how you choose to showcase this color on your special day a Gen Z yellow wedding will dazzle your guests.

Sweet, thoughtful and genuine, Gen Z yellow is easy to add to a wedding. Photography by Sarah Rhoads Photographers.

Sweet, thoughtful and genuine, Gen Z yellow is easy to add to a wedding. Photography by Sarah Rhoads Photographers.

Can you awe me now? Drop dead gorgeous Gen Z yellow wedding cake.

Can you awe me now? Drop dead gorgeous Gen Z yellow wedding cake.

Gen Z yellow wedding details. Yellow hair bow clip. Snatched sweater and wedding dress. Colorful and edible centerpiece.

Gen Z yellow wedding details. Yellow hair bow clip. Snatched sweater and wedding dress. Colorful and edible centerpiece.

A Little Art Hoe Aesthetic for Your Wedding Party

Gen Z yellow originates in the Art Hoe movement, a sort of social-media driven Harlem Renaissance with portraits of the artists superimposed against famous pieces of art, often wearing rich, mustardy shades that reflect the colors in the original art.

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Imagine how snatched splashes amongst pocket squares, bow ties, and hair accessories would look. Creating a dazzling and youthful atmosphere. Which would benefit any wishing to capture the hope and vibrancy that is the millennial spirit.

Your bridal squad will look so trendy in fab Gen Z yellow dresses or sweaters for the cooler evenings.

Shades of yellow paired with a pinch of gray is a palette that has long been high on our list of classics. Who wouldn't want to be your bridesmaid with this dress?

Shades of yellow paired with a pinch of gray is a palette that has long been high on our list of classics. Who wouldn’t want to be your bridesmaid with this dress?

There's enough inspiration for everyone at a Gen Z yellow wedding. UAE-based designer Hamda Al Fahim's mastery of romantic feminine silhouettes, make this bridal gown one of the best we have ever seen.

There’s enough inspiration for everyone at a Gen Z yellow wedding. UAE-based designer Hamda Al Fahim’s mastery of romantic feminine silhouettes, make this bridal gown one of the best we have ever seen.

Wedding guests will look stunning on this Gen Z yellow number. Amiright?

Wedding guests will look stunning on this Gen Z yellow number. Amiright?

Rest assured in knowing that your love affair with a Gen Z yellow wedding will have you special day extremely lit. Now, check out more snatched wedding color ideas!

 

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