Pastel Wedding Style Guide

Love pastels and looking to incorporate them into your wedding day style?

Check out our top pastel tones and how to make them shine on your big day. From bright and bold, to soft and subdued, we have all of your fashionable options here. Use pastels as subtle complements to enhance a palette, or as an array of bright spring tones to inspire your entire day. These soft romantic colors are perfect for all year long, in any wedding setting. Outdoor or indoor, formal or casual, whatever your dream day may look like, a pastel color palette will be the perfect inspiration for your wedding day style.

01. Southern Belle Pastels

Southern Belle Pastels
Strictly Weddings

This bride is pretty in pink with her blushing pastel color palette. A unique multi-colored wedding dress is stunning for a more nontraditional bride, and was the inspiration for this wedding day style. Paired with watercolor floral décor, this look is light and feminine. Find some southern charm with this ladylike design. (Photo Julian N Photography)

02. The Pastel Blues

The Pastel Blues
Southern Weddings

Whimsical blue tones add a soft touch to your wedding day. Perfect to cool off a hot summer day style, or add wonderland charm to winter I do’s. A sophisticated way to feel pretty and polished, without using an overly girly color palette. These tones will be loved by both brides and grooms a like. (Photo Jen Dillender Photography)

03. Subdued Desert Florals

Subdued Desert Florals
Ruffled Blog

Pastels plucked straight from the rare florals of the desert. An array of tones with subtle warmth to brighten the dry desert heat. Incorporate your love for a rainbow of colors in a more subdued, romantic way. (Photo Jennifer Fujikawa Photography)

04. Fields of Lavender

Fields of Lavender
Style Me Pretty

Flirty lavender pastels are perfect for this garden themed outdoor wedding. The warm earthy lavender tones add a luxurious feel to the natural setting. A palette of pastels inspired by rich jewel tones will look beautiful on any bride. (Photo Julie Paisley Photography)

05. Feminine Florals

Feminine Florals
Plum Pretty Sugar

Soft feminine floral pastels bloom in pink, purple and blue. The perfect style for a hot summer day. Floral bridesmaid dresses are a growing trend, and they are the perfect way to incorporate some delicate girly colors into your wedding day. (Photo Jose Villa)

06. Sea Foam and Peach Rose

Sea Foam and Peach Rose
Style Me Pretty

Sea foam and peach pastels are the perfect accents to a formal ocean front affair, or a rustic southern barn wedding. These versatile tones are both earthy and elegant. Dress them up or down to fit your perfect wedding day look. (Photo Ashley Caroline Photography)

07. Rose Gold is the new Neutral

Rose Gold is the new neutral
Wedding Chicks

Blushing pastels complement a rose gold theme like nothing else. A chic way to add some soft glamour to your wedding day. Feel both luxurious and polished as you walk down the isle. This rose gold pastel style will add a glitzy touch to your stylish wedding day. (Photo Amy & Jordan)

08. Retro Vibes

Retro Vibes
Style Me Pretty

Bright pastels add a retro vibe to this sunny summer day style. Mixed florals, bright colored pumps and a little bit a girly sass finish off this unique style. Pastel tones don’t always need to be soft and subdued. Let your cheeky personality shine with this bright trendy pastel style. (Photo Jenny Sun Photography)

09. Succulent Pastel Inspiration

Succulent Pastel Inspiration
Amy & Jordan Photography

Succulents add an earthy, yet feminine touch to any wedding. These gorgeous pastels are the perfect mix for a hot summer day, or a chilly fall afternoon. The rich neutral tones offer an array of options to add a touch of natural grown pastel to your beautiful wedding day. (Photo Amy & Jordan)

10. Pop of Plum

Pop of Plum
Style Me Pretty

Soft washed out pastels are the perfect accent to this plum wedding theme. In this look, pastels are used as subtle supporting tones, to help the rich plum hue steal the show. Pair any rich jewel tone with lightened pastels to add a rich pop to your wedding day style. (Photo Taylor Lord Photography)

11. Sunny Tangerine

Sunny Tangerine
Tinge Floral

A fruity twist on traditional pastel themes. Pair with cream or gray tones to let these warm colors really stand out. For a brighter look, pair with a light blue for a sunny summer day feel. Tangerine hues are both fancy and fun to give you the perfect trendy sophistication you are craving. (Photo Jill Thomas)

Are you planning on using pastel colors in your wedding? Let us know what color palette is perfect for you in the comments below or join in the chat on the Still White forum!


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