And the 2014 Color of the Year is…

The Pantone Color Institute (PCI) announced the color of the year for 2014: radiant orchid! This pinkish-purple hue is exotic and enchanting, and is said to inspire creativity…which sounds pretty nice for a wedding color, no?

We’re expecting to see a lot more of this color at weddings in 2014; here are some radiant orchid details for your big day!

1. Radiant orchid adds a modern touch to this rustic-meets-luxe wedding décor:


orchid purple modern rustic flowers

Photo Credit: Mirelle Carmichael Photography on Munaluchi Bride via

2. Bright bridesmaids dresses are celebratory and fun:


purple bridesmaids dress bright orchid

Photo Credit: Laura Murray Photography on Bridal Musings via

3. This flowering cake is over-the-top…in the best way possible!


orchid purple flowers wedding cake

Photo Credit: Aaron Delesie on Wedding Chicks via

4. These colorful pom poms are perfect for a whimsical wedding:


purple pom pom whimsical wedding

Pom-poms created by BHLDN via

5. Radiant orchid pairs nicely with darker purple hues:


purple green wedding bouquet flowers

Photo Credit: Katelyn James on Society Bride via


6. Radiant orchid really shines when paired with elegant gold and dramatic masquerade details:


masquerade purple gold wedding orchid

Photo Credit: Katelyn James on Wedding Chicks via


7. We love this bold graphic look for a modern February wedding:

purple wedding desserts orchid modern

Photo Credit: Ashley Rose Photography on Wedding Chicks via


8. Whet your guests’ appetites with a colorful menu:


wedding menu purple gold orchid

Menu created by Blush Printables via


9. Pair radiant orchid with pale pink for a spring wedding:


purple pink orchid spring bouquet

Photo Credit: Mirelle Carmichael on Munaluchi Bride via


10. We love this hue for grooms and guys!


purple boutonnier wedding flowers orchid



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