wedding

Expert-Approved Tips for Establishing Your Wedding’s Color Palette

Michelle Beller

There are many things to consider as you choose a color palette for your wedding, including the time of year, whether it’s a daytime or evening event, and where your celebration is taking place. On top of that, you’ll also want to think about which colors you and your fiancé love, as well as which hues help evoke the mood you want your guests to be in during the party. Still, the process of choosing a wedding color palette doesn’t have to be complicated.

We talked to Kristy Rice of Momental Designs to find out the best way to establish your wedding’s color palette (and pitfalls to avoid).

Related: How Many Colors Should Be in Your Wedding’s Color Palette?

What should couples keep in mind when choosing their wedding colors?

Rice says one of the biggest mistakes couples make when choosing their big-day color palette is attempting to

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wedding

This Glamorous Wedding Featured an Ivory, Black, and Blush Color Palette

“From the moment we locked eyes, I knew we’d be archenemies,” says McKenzie, who met Spencer during high school in Baltimore. For years they wished their mutual friends would drop the other from the group, but eventually they started to see what those friends saw. One weekend after college, McKenzie agreed to visit Spencer in Charlotte and, while there, he suggested an official date. Sparks flew. Almost two years later, having just moved together to Chicago, Spencer proposed at the Buckingham Fountain. They spent a year planning their DC nuptials, and decided to wed at the Carnegie Institution for Science, where McKenzie carried a bouquet wrapped with a piece of her mother’s wedding dress from 35 years earlier and the couple jumped the broom as newlyweds. Check out their glamorous wedding belowpsst it was also featured in our latest issue, which you can purchase here. 

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fashion

Pumpkin Spice Is Your Ultimate Fall Fashion Palette

Photo credit: Tyler Joe
Photo credit: Tyler Joe

From Marie Claire

It’s official, we are well into the “brrrr” months (September, October, November…), and along with that chill in the air comes something many have been waiting for all year: pumpkin spice. It is undeniably everywhere you turn. Commercials, menus, your local coffee bar, your local actual bar (you know, the one that’s currently serving on the sidewalk)—pumpkin spice has become the most unlikely 21st-century phenomenon, the one you never knew you wanted until you were told you did.

This craze can be traced to one particular mermaid-branded caffeine slinger that has been dealing in PSLs (pumpkin spice lattes, obv.) since the early 2000s. But—hold on to your candy corns!—it doesn’t stop there; pumpkin spice is a $600 million a year industry. For such a moneymaker, though, pumpkin spice is rather divisive. For some, the mere suggestion of a PSL can trigger a gag

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