Russet Orange is an absolutely perfect shade for autumn weddings. If you’re planning an orange wedding theme, don’t miss these fantastic ideas.
If there’s one colour that is the perfect shade for autumn, it has to be orange. The gorgeous Russet Orange is another of Pantone’s colourful predictions for the year and when you see how beautiful an orange wedding theme is, you’ll love this shade too. We’ve gathered together our favourite orange wedding ideas for you right here so, for a shortcut to seasonal goodness, read on and be prepared to pin…
Your Russet Orange wedding day look
A few touches of Russet Orange in your wedding hair accessories will look absolutely stunning. The perfect nod to the season.
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Or choose some statement jewellery that matches your orange wedding theme. We love lots of seasonal sparkle!
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For the groom, remember that Russet Orange works really well with blue. Add an orange tie to a blue suit for a stylish take on autumn hues.
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Russet Orange is also a great foil for country tweed. The subtle orange stripe in this tweed is a great touch too.
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The ‘sock shot’ has become almost obligatory for the groom and groomsmen so make sure that the socks in question work with your orange wedding theme!
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Yes, bridesmaids can totally rock Russet Orange! Stunning dresses alongside neutral bouquets is a big style win in our opinion.
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As always, bridesmaid dresses don’t have to match to look wonderful. Natural fabrics such as linen also look great, especially if you’ve opted for a countryside wedding.
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Even the smallest members of the wedding party can embrace Russet Orange! A colourful bow tie and buttonhole is such a sweet style.
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Flowers, cakes and more
For a real pop of stunning colour, a bright bouquet is an absolute must. This wild, loosely tied style will work with almost any style of dress in autumn.
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Pretty colours in tonal shades look amazing and when such beautiful blooms decorate your cake, you’ll be totally on trend.
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It’s not just flowers that work with the Russet Orange look during the autumn. Add in coloured leaves and berries to give a real sense of the season.
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Give your wedding look balance with Russet Orange, whites and creams and touches of green. If you want to add a dash of mustard yellow, go for it!
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As always, coloured ribbons are a dreamy finishing touch for a bridal bouquet.
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Details and decorations
What could be better than leaving your wedding in a gloriously coloured, super cute little car? Gather your guests for a sparkler send off as you take your first drive as newlyweds!
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For a wonderfully simple yet amazingly effective seating plan, pin ‘leaves’ giving guest’s seating assignments to an array of oranges and set them out as a zesty display.
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Coloured glassware always brings subtle colour to your tables so why note pick out orange glasses that really work with your theme.
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If you don’t want to add Russet Orange tones to you table, why not bring colour to your chairs? Coloured seat pads are a simple detail but work so well.
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An easy way to bring colour to your decorations is with candles. Chunky, multi-wick candles have a rustic vibe and they last for hours.
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Coloured napkins are always a popular addition to tables and this look is elegant and colourful.
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Orange wedding stationery will give your guests a little hint of what’s to come on the big day. Opt for a watercolour design to keep the look light and delicate.
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Russet Orange wedding ideas to DIY
A simple decoration to DIY has to be ribbon chair decorations. Tie lengths of coloured ribbons to your chairs and if you cut all the ribbon ahead of time, this is a quick detail to put together on the day.
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Early autumn days can be surprisingly warm so don’t forget the protective parasols – in a suitable colour of course! Set these out in a basket for guests to take if they need.
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Paper garlands make fantastic backdrops at weddings and they’re easy to make yourself. If you’ve not got a sewing machine to hand, double sided tape works just as well. Use your garlands to decorate your ceremony or dinner or as a backdrop for your photobooth.
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For more perfect Pantone wedding inspiration, take a look at these Ash Rose wedding ideas.