Lilac Gray Dresses for a Lilac Gray Wedding Color Scheme
Continuing with our look at Pantone’s Fashion Color Report for Spring 2016, we introduce Lilac Gray, with this Lilac Gray bridesmaid dress.
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Dress: ‘Rachel’ Gown by Donna Morgan in Grey Ridge from Nordstrom (if this isn’t your color, this dress also comes in 20+ other shades!) // Earrings: Kendra Scott Fran Drusy Drop Earrings from Nordstrom // Bracelet: Ela Rae ‘Dayna’ Bracelet from Shopbop // Bouquet: Rose, peony, anemones, freesias, lisianthus and lilac bouquet by Hayford & Rhodes featured on Wedding Flowers UK // Tie: Alara Modern Lavender and Blue Stripe Tie from Bluefly // Shoes: Little Mistress ‘Tia’ Sandals from Simply Be // Invitation: Foil Pressed ‘ Glam Luxe’ Invitation by Shirley Lin Schneider in Orchid by Minted
When I heard that Lilac Gray was one of the colors for spring, in addition to being delighted, my immediate thought was that there is already a color dress that perfectly conveys this mystical mix of gray and lilac – it’s Donna Morgan’s Grey Ridge, which is that same wonderful mix of gray warmed with a lavender cast. Depending on the light, and the accompanying accessories, this color will leave you asking – ‘Is this gray or purple?’ And it’s both!
I love this color, because the lilac infusion warms up this gray undertones making this color a little more cheerful and easy to wear and pair with gold, bronze and other warm tones instead of just being limited to the silver family! The collage above is how I envision using this lilac gray color for your bridesmaids, and in your invitations, accessories for groomsmen, and even the bouquet! If you’re looking for more contrast, this color is nearly a neutral, so nearly any metallic or pastel works and it also pairs well with soft greens, and even some orchid shades.
Other Spring 2016 Pantone colors in this series:
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