Vibrant Wedding Colour Schemes

Our favourite colour palettes


Whether you are having a wedding abroad or throwing your special day in the height of summer, sunny wedding days work beautifully with vibrant colour palettes. We take a look at some bright and vibrant colour schemes that would work perfectly for a wedding in the sun.

Fuchsia Pink

Always a popular colour choice for weddings, give this traditional colour a vibrant twist by opting for a bright fuchsia pink.


You can dress your bridesmaids to impress with statement dresses; this peplum style from 57 Grand (Style 5703) is shown here in shade American Beauty. You could team these gowns with fuchsia pink Aruna Seth butterfly heels, or wear them yourself to add a pop of colour to your bridal attire. Then have your bridal beauty in keeping with your theme with a soft pink blusher (pictured — Marks and Spencer) and paint your nails a statement shade with Dielle’s summer colour Passion & Prudence.

Gorgeous Green

Vibrant green has been a big colour for 2013 weddings and 2014 looks set to be the same. Take a look at some shimmering emerald ideas.


Create some glittering style with Nails Inc available from Debenhams Ireland, this special effects polish has some added shimmer and sparkle. Consider a glistening statement necklace from Accessorize or a bold and chunky bracelet like this pretty Monica Vinader siren hammered gold-plated onyx cuff, available from NET A PORTER. Or to keep your style a little more subtle with this gorgeous eye shadow palette from Estée Lauder — available from House of Fraser perfect for blending together the perfect shade for you. If you want your maids to be in keeping with your colour scheme then two birds bridesmaids have a gorgeous green option that would be perfect.

Cobalt Blue

This gorgeous shade of blue looks great on so many skin tones so is a great versatile choice for your wedding day.


Add some bright touches to your bridal look with The Body Shop’s Super Volume Mascara with blue pigment to really make your eyes stand out. Vibrant blue eye shadow can also look really pretty so long as it’s done subtlety, this blue shade from Marks and Spencer can be used on the outer corner of your eyelids to give a dash of colour. And have your nails standing out as your something blue with this vibrant shade from Bourjois. Keep your maids in keeping with your theme too with this strapless gown from Dessy (style 2845), shown here in Sapphire Blue. Team with sky high blue heels like these gorgeous suede sandals by Giuseppe Zanotti available from NET A PORTER.

Vibrant Coral

The perfect colour for summer, coral is a fun and versatile shade that is perfect for sunny wedding days.


This multi-way bridesmaid dress from two birds bridesmaid can be tied in a variety of different ways, making it a great versatile choice for your maids. If you want to keep your coral shades to your accessories then Littlewoods delicate peach feather earrings will be a pretty touch, or for a bolder accessory, Monsoon’s Orchid Necklace is a great statement piece. For brides on a budget, Penney’s have these stunning coral court shoes that are an absolute bargain. Or add a splash of coral with Marks and Spencer’s Limited Collection nail polish.

For even more ideas for your wedding colour scheme, browse our wedding inspiration galleries.


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