When it comes to colour, gold is a spectacular choice for a wedding. Paired with elegant white, ivory or black, it creates a striking, elegant look. Here are some amazing gold wedding ideas to help you set the perfect theme.
This versatile metallic adds a touch of glamour to your wedding and works particularly well with pastel shades as well as deeper tones of midnight blue and burgundy red. Let’s look at some of our favourite gold wedding ideas, from accessories to venue decoration and wedding stationery.
A Few Words
Let’s start at the very beginning with stationery. Use your gold wedding invitations are the introduction to your wedding, with the stationery design carrying through your day from signage to seating plans.
Glitter and beautiful typography hint at a formal, evening celebration.
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A hint of gold amongst florals on a neutral background is a lovely choice for a summer, country wedding.
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Greet your guests with gold signage. A blackboard framed in gold is easy to read and really effective.
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Instead of a blackboard, follow the trend to use acrylic signage.
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For a seating plan, this beautiful gilt framed mirror is inscribed with gold pen. Simple but elegant.
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For some added glitz, make your table number a fabulous centrepiece.
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A stylish menu is both informative and an elegant addition to each place setting. This design highlights the simplicity of black and gold.
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For vintage style, gold works beautifully with pink.
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All Dressed Up
Gold is a clever way to ensure your attire ties in with your colour scheme. While you might be bold and wear a gold dress, you could always try gold wedding shoes and beautiful gold hair accessories.
Complement your gold theme with beautiful gold hair accessories.
Sometimes one striking piece is all you need, such as this statement hair band.
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Why not consider a gown with gold detail? We love this ‘Tabitha’ gown from Temperley London.
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Gold doesn’t have to be ‘brash’ or lavish. Delicate detailing can be subtle and demure. This elegant bodice is a lovely choice for a destination wedding.
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Make a statement with fabulous gold wedding shoes. These ‘Fifi Strass’ from Christian Louboutin are certain to turn heads, and you’ll wear for years to come.
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For a boho wedding, choose beautiful flats or sandals. These embellished sandals by Badgley Mischka are a treat for the toes.
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Clever décor is the key to a beautiful reception and dining space and gold wedding decorations look incredible. Remember, simple is best! Use hints of metallic, perhaps in vases, base plates, or even chairs.
This look is elegant without being overly fussy. Pristine linen and white china act as a blank canvas for gold candlesticks, gold-rimmed glassware and votives.
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Fun details make the perfect finishing touches. We love these glitter letters – every wedding needs a little personalisation.
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Don’t forget the place names – a great way to add a hint of colour or shimmer.
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Statement balloons make fabulous photo props, and also adorn plain walls or fireplaces.
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Sometimes all you need is gold chairs and base plates, alongside white linen and beautiful floral arrangements. The stunning backdrop helps of course, but this look would be equally beautiful inside.
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Think of your wedding cake as a blank canvas and the perfect opportunity to tie your wedding style and colour scheme together. This piece of edible art should be a focal point, and something that tastes as good as it looks!
Let’s start with something super pretty. These tiers are adorned with delicate pink sugar flowers and gold detailing. A lovely choice for a summer wedding.
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The naked cake remains popular, but this time partially covered in icing. The gold detail on this cake adds vintage style.
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This semi-naked cake is a real showstopper. Fresh flower décor can be altered to suit your chosen colour scheme and style.
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Contemporary and uber stylish, this cake would suit a city wedding, or an art deco theme.
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The gold leaf design on this cake suits a more boho style.
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Of course, you might opt for fairy cakes and a dusting of edible glitter. Yum!
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And finally… the ultimate wedding cake, a five-tier extravaganza with edible glitter, beautiful flowers and a cake topper. You’ll never want to cut it!
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