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Top 3 Hottest Wedding Neutrals

Today I'm excited to bring you 3 of the hottest neutrals to hit the wedding scene since the color black. When it comes to styling your wedding, neutral colors offer a multitude of ways to add personality to your wedding decor, proving that neutrals are anything but dull. Soft hues, such as beige, khaki, and rain-cloud gray, create a calming atmosphere, while the contrast of a gold and white color scheme introduces elegance and flair. 

Go bold with splashes of rich neutrals, such as chocolate brown or slate gray, or go sleek and subtle with a tone-on-tone white look. The choice is yours! If you're are looking to pick the perfect neutral color, visit our full palette of colors here, where you can try out different combinations and pairings.

Want to know the 3 hottest neutrals in weddings right now? Behold, the prettiest (and most popular) neutrals in weddings!

Top 3 Hottest Wedding Neutrals - to see more:

Top 3 Hottest Wedding Neutrals - to see more:
wedding gown | place setting | horchow, gold leaf halo | shop olive manna, gold polka dot tulle | oh hello friend blog

Gold is arguably the most popular neutral in weddings right now. It's metallic quality really makes it feel special. And for that reason, we're seeing more and more couples choose to add elements of gold to their wedding days. I like gold because it's easy to incorporate a vintage inspired theme and it adds a bit of "fancy" to any affair.

Top 3 Hottest Wedding Neutrals - to see more:
gatsby style headband | photo by meredith heuer via snippet and ink, escort cards | martha stewart weddings, gold leaf | via  , books | fi-end

Top 3 Hottest Wedding Neutrals - to see more:
bridesmaid dresses | jenny yoo, macarons | tartlette blog, chair sashes | chandelier | photo by daniel j photography via style me pretty

Gray, also a huge color for weddings right now, has taken the wedding industry by storm. More and more often we're seeing grooms and groomsmen dressed in gray suits instead of classic black. And we're also seeing more and more brides selecting gray for their bridesmaid dresses as well. Overall, it's a color that has continued to grow in popularity. And it's easy to see why!

table number | via the sweetest occassion, bout | bhldn, bow flats | bhldn, table numbers stakes | bhldn

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beaded gown | photo by jose villa via once wed magazine, baby's breath wreath | weddingwindow, seal | photo by ali harper via elizabeth anne designs, cowboy boots | photo by taylor lord photography via southern weddings

Brown became really popular in weddings a few years back (with a huge peak in 2007 - 2009). I remember when I was planning our wedding, brown was the "it" color for neutrals. We were seeing brown bridesmaid dresses pop up everywhere, and it was used often to communicate that rustic flair we've all grown to know and love.

Top 3 Hottest Wedding Neutrals - to see more: 
cinderella gown | photo by carmen santorelli, floral design by splendid stems, dress by inesdisanto, wedding cake | photo by elizabeth messina via kiss the groom, baby's breath centerpieces | charming ages, pretty packaging | box wood clippings

So what do you think? Are you liking the way these neutrals have been used in the weddings you've seen here lately? Whether you decide to pair your neutrals with a bright hue or more subdued shades, one thing is for sure - you can't go wrong with nice neutrals like these. I even happen to think that monochromatic palettes like these work well. What do you think? And which neutral is your favorite?

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Chrissy Arpie Ott

Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette. Since its launch in 2008, The Perfect Palette has been the go-to color resource for couples who dream of a unique, creative and colorful wedding day.

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