How to Use the 2020 Pantone Color of the Year at Your Wedding

February 25, 2020

When Pantone announced Classic Blue as their Color of the Year, we were THRILLED. As you know, Whatever Is Lovely is all about putting a unique and non-traditional twist on the classic romantic style. So getting the chance to take Cinderellaโ€™s blue and create a modern fairytale wedding? We are here for it ๐Ÿ‘ Our friends over at FTD have got us all sorts of inspired with these gorgeous mood boards theyโ€™ve created. (I am living for this Exotic Tastes board, myself ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ)

What is Pantone’s Color of the Year?

If youโ€™re unsure what color to choose for your wedding, get inspired by Pantoneโ€™s Color of the Year: Classic Blue! In case you havenโ€™t heard of them: The Pantone Institute began as a graphic standards system in 1963. Today, they are a collective that strives to be the universal language of color. The Institute highlights the top seasonal runway colors, forecasts global color trends and advises companies on color for product and brand visual identity. It should come to no surprise that Pantoneโ€™s Color of the Year also has a big impact on the upcoming wedding season!

How to incorporate Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year into your wedding bouquet

How to use Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year at your Wedding

Picking a color for your wedding can be daunting! After all, you want this day to have a cohesive aesthetic that youโ€™ll still love when looking back at pictures in 20 years.

This yearโ€™s color, Classic Blue, is meant to instill calmness, confidence, and connection. It is said to bring a sense of tranquility and peace to the human spirit (what more could a bride want on her wedding day?). The best part of Pantoneโ€™s Color of the Year? They also release harmonizing color palettes! Whether you want to embrace the tranquility or settle on shades that shimmer, there is a palette for you.

To help you get inspired, FTD created four mood boards celebrating Pantoneโ€™s Color of the Year with stunning bouquets. The beautiful flower arrangements might just help you make the decision youโ€™ve been dreading to make ever since you started planning your wedding. Take a look at the mood boards and find the perfect color scheme for your big day in 2020!

For the Bride who is calm, cool, and collected

This color palette uses a mix of peachy hues with cool shades of grey to complement Pantone’s Color of the Year. This bouquet style is perfect for brides who want a soft, subtle look.

For the Bride who wants to bring the heat

Reminiscent of paradise, these brighter, whimsical colors will have your guests feeling like they just stepped onto their favorite vacation.

For the Bride who is a romantic at heart

This dreamy color palette is enchanting and romantic. Perfect for the bride who isn’t afraid to make a statement with her love for love.

For the Bride who loves to travel the world

This exotic color palette brings a bit of warmth to the cool tones of Pantone’s Classic Blue. Perfect for the bride who is having a destination wedding or wants to bring an old-worldly charm back home to her guests.

Incorporating color trends into your wedding doesn’t have to feel basic

Although inspired by Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year, Classic Blue, all of these wedding bouquets are each unique to a specific style and type of bride. Proving that you can still be trendy while maintaining a unique look! Thanks so much to our friends over at FTD for putting together these stunning mood boards! Be sure to check them out for more floral inspiration.


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