Inspiration Boards

Summer Wine – Romantic Wedding Inspiration in Rich Reds & Soft Neutrals

If you are a regular visitor to Chic Vintage Brides you will know I love an unusual color palette – be it surprisingly chic for a rustic venue, or soft pastels where you might expect vibrant hues. Well today’s inspiration board shows how to wow with an un-seasonal choice of colors…..

Summer Wine - Neutral & Red Wedding Inspiration Board

Summer Wine - Neutral & Red Wedding Inspiration Board

Mantilla Veil – Sibo Designs // Escort Cards – Ebb & Flow Ink, Photography by Gaby J Photography via Chic Vintage Brides // Wedding Cake – Photography by Gaby J Photography via Chic Vintage Brides// Engagement Ring – Tec Petaja // Wedding Table – Gaby J Photography via Chic Vintage Brides // Velvet Bridal Shoes – Johanna Ortiz, Photography by Sally Pinera via Style Me Pretty // Groom –  Heather Roth via Chic Vintage Brides

Whilst rich reds and dusky neutrals are more often considered Autumnal shades, I wanted to show just how lovely they can look for a sultry Summer wedding! As well as evoking luxury with their depth, these reds are oh so romantic, and when combined with warm greys or cool browns, surprisingly not too feminine.

With a timeless elegance, and just a hint of rustic charm, this is a contemporary take on vintage that will never go out of fashion. Keep styling and decor cohesive but simple, with lots of neutrals and just pops of red. Mix of textures too for some extra wow – velvet always looks so luxurious and adds an air of vintage to any outfit (I LOVE those velvet heels!), whilst textured icing will make even the most simple cake unforgettable.

Introduce your color scheme to your table through some lush floral centerpieces and layer on the romance and old world elegance with antique candlesticks and candelabras that will light your celebration as the late Summer sun sets. Soften the farmhouse style table with some light and airy silk chiffon table runners, and you can always provide your guests with blankets or shawls in case the temperature should start to drop.

Don’t you think it’s stunning? If you’re not convinced by this alternative Summer palette, or having only just started the wedding planning process and are looking for more inspiration before choosing a color scheme or theme, you will find lots more wedding colours and inspiration boards just perfect for Summer in Chic Vintage Brides’ archives! Like this chic garden wedding inspiration in yellow & grey, and this elegant affair in the softest shades of blush, or this understated beauty in on trend neutrals. Oh and this ethereal beach wedding color palette is one of my all time favourites! And you won’t want to miss these 10 gorgeous Summer wedding colour ideas.

Amy

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