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Trend Watch: Mellow Yellow set to Brighten up Weddings this Spring  

Trend Watch: Mellow Yellow set to Brighten up Weddings this Spring   

Yellow, might be the colour of fear and probably not the first colour you think of when planning a wedding. However, as yellow made its way down the New York Fashion Week catwalk this Spring/Summer, the colour is set to trail blaze the aisle for many UK brides this season.

In what it is believed to be the biggest wedding survey of its kind, the Great British Wedding survey, carried out by Country House Wedding Venues, revealed that out of 10,000 couple’s asked, yellow was the 10th most popular colour last year, with it predicated to rise to be 2015’s biggest climber.

When it comes to weddings, soft pastels, creams and ivories are usually popular choices, but 2015 marks the year were bold colours are set to trail blaze wedding themes up and down the UK.

As divisive as yellow is, brides will be incorporating the colour into their wedding wherever they can, from dresses, to flowers and centre pieces.

Carolina Herrera incorporated pastel yellows into her Spring/Summer collections, unveiled at the New York Fashion Week. Known for her feminine silhouettes in her bridal designs, the latest collection took a refreshingly contemporary approach, mixing geisha styles into the main collection with a fusion of light pastels and yellow tones.

Diana Hastie gives her top tips on how you can incorporate yummy yellows and luscious lemons into your wedding to stay on trend, no matter what time of year it is, by following these inspirational tips:


Brides Maid Dresses


What better way to stay on the hottest 2015 colour trend than having bridesmaid’s or flower girls dressed in the colour. High street favourites and department stores will undoubtedly be full of options when it comes to choosing the perfect yellow dress, with many an option on cut and style for the bridal party.


Colour Contrast


Pairing yellow with exact colour spectrum opposite, purple, can help add dramatic effect to any wedding. Soft lilacs and misty purple tones can help highlight the bright qualities of yellow for the perfect polished finish.


Table Centre Pieces


Centre pieces are always a perfect opportunity to show creative flare, with more and more couples coming up with new imaginative ways to decorate their tables. Yellow lace or candles are a simple solution to brighten up any reception. If you are felling adventurous, add bright yellow candle sticks with dramatic red for a tropical burst of colour.




Picture a yellow flower from spring, surely daffodils are the first thought to anyone. What better way to celebrate spring than having some Narcissus’ abloom on the big day. Simple bouquets are as popular as ever and these are a perfect way to give a glow to any wedding.


Arrive in Yellow


Yellow may be the colour of fear, but for the fearless why not do something bold. Old cars are brim with softer colours than the present day metallic norm, meaning you can arrive at your wedding in vintage style while still remaining bang on trend.

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