Color Crush: Turquoise and Coral

We're in love with this Caribbean-inspired palette with a playful vibe.
by Emma Baty
Turquoise and coral color combination
photo by Ashley Seawell Photography

Why We Love It: Color, especially this tropical palette, shouts fun. A breezy mix of coral and turquoise are complemented with hits of a preppy pattern for a colorful but refined celebration. The sunshine and amazing location doesn't hurt either.

Why It Works: Turquoise and coral immediately set a relaxed vibe your guests will pick up on. Keep things casual with a comfortable dress code (let your girls lead the way with short bridesmaid dresses) and outdoor reception seating. Pull in bright hues in the food—especially desserts—and the paper (think: escort cards, menus and programs). To achieve a more formal look, pair these colors with neutral tones in other areas, like in the table settings.

Turquoise bridesmaid dresses

Turquoise and coral invitations

Pink and white bouquets

Turquoise and coral reception board

Coral and turquoise macarons

White cake with turquoise design

Want more? Check out Lesley and David's full real wedding album here.

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