2024 Inspiring Autumn Wedding Colour Palettes

As the leaves begin to change and the crisp air of autumn settles in, it's the perfect time to celebrate love with a captivating autumn wedding. Just as the seasons shift, so do the wedding colour palettes, offering a variety of unique and inspiring combinations that capture the essence of this enchanting time of year. While certain trends may come and go, the one thing that remains consistent is the beauty of the season itself. Let's explore some of the most captivating and inspiring autumn wedding colour palettes for 2024 (& maybe even 2025) that will undoubtedly make your big day a memorable one.




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2024 and 2025 wedding colour palettes fall autumnPhotographer Olegs & Rita Photography, Venue The Dreys, Florals Jojo Blooms & Sue Davies Flowers, Planner The Wedding Dolls, Dress Love Spell Design, Furniture & Props The Little Wedding Warehouse, Makeup Jess Hawkins Makeup, Hair Holly Hair and Makeup. 

Caramel and Apricot: Early Autumn Warmth

Celebrate the early days of autumn with a caramel and apricot colour scheme that resonates with the warm and cosy feelings of the season. This palette pays homage to the classic autumn favourite, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, and adds a touch of sophistication to your wedding decor. Sprinkle apricot shades into your flower arrangements and weave caramel hues throughout your stationery suite for a seamless and inviting look.

Caramel and Apricot - Fall/Autumn Wedding colour palettes 2024/2025Planner Emma Murray-Jones Weddings & Events, Venue The Langham, Florist Wild At Heart, Photographer Sammy Taylor Wedding Photography. 

Black, Burgundy, and Purple: Moody Elegance

For those who prefer rich and deep tones, the black, burgundy, and purple colour palette is a perfect fit. This moody and dramatic scheme works exceptionally well for outdoor weddings or rustic themes. Envision your bridesmaids in elegant burgundy dresses, groomsmen in classic black suits, and infuse the table decor with luxurious purple accents for an atmosphere that exudes elegance and sophistication.

Black burgundy and orange fall autumn wedding colour palettePhotographer Katie Rogers Photography, Venue Our Beautiful Glass House, Styling Locate to Create, Workshop Rebecca Carpenter Photography, Dress Shikoba Bride, Florist Baverley Wilson London, Hair & Makeup Storme Makeup Artist, Jewellery Ashley Wild Bridal, Models Her Heart His Soul.

Black and White: Timeless Sophistication

For couples who adore a classic and clean aesthetic, the black and white colour palette is a timeless choice that screams sophistication and chic. This versatile palette allows for creative touches, such as incorporating deep, dark florals or adding hints of gold sparkle to elevate the elegance of your decor. With black and white, you can't go wrong, making it a foolproof option for a stunning wedding atmosphere.

Black and White wedding fall autumn colour palettePhotographer Emma Epic Love Story, Venue 100 Barrington, Dress Temperley Bridal, Hair Wedding Hair and Mua & Eloise Parker Mua. 

Pumpkin, Sage, and Blush: Embrace the Foliage

Lean all the way into autumn with a colour palette that mirrors the breathtaking hues of changing leaves. Perfect for an outdoor wedding, this palette brings the beauty of fall foliage into your wedding party’s attire and decor. Consider adding real leaves as special touches to your cake and signage, creating a unique connection to the season.

Pumpkin Sage and blush wedding colour palettePhotographer Camilla Joy Photography, Flowers The Botany House, Planner Emily Andrews Events, Rentals CMA Hire, Candles Ester and Erik.

Rich Purple Shades: Regal Elegance

For those who seek a regal touch, rich purple shades like plums and eggplants will infuse your wedding with an air of elegance. Incorporate these deep tones into your stationery, florals, and even your signature cocktail for a cohesive and enchanting colour scheme. This palette will surely make you feel like royalty on your special day.

Rich Purple Shades wedding colour palettePlanner Emma Murray-Jones Weddings & Events, Venue The Ritz London, Florist Paul Thomas Flowers.

Mustard and Natural Greens: Chic and Stylish

Take your autumn wedding palette to the next level with a chic shade of dusty yellow paired with soothing natural greens. Ideal for an industrial venue, this palette can be celebrated through sunflowers, wedding party outfits, and stationery. The combination of mustard and greens adds a touch of modern style to your celebration.

Mustard and natural green wedding colour palettePhotographer Sharron Gibson. 

Merlot, Peach, and Sage: Rustic Elegance

Create a rustic and elegant atmosphere with the harmonious blend of merlot, peach, and sage. These complementary hues can be incorporated into bouquets, centerpieces, and even your wedding cake. Add special touches like real peaches and sage leaves to infuse your celebration with a natural and cosy feel.

Merlot, Peach, and Sage: wedding colour palettePlanner Coleen McKay, Venue Cambo Country House, Photographer Zach and Grace Co.

Boysenberry and White: Contrasting Elegance

Make your bridal look pop by contrasting it with deep boysenberry tones. This palette adds richness and depth to your wedding decor while allowing you to mix and match bridesmaid dresses for a unique and stylish look. The boysenberry hues will beautifully complement the pristine white of your gown.

Boysenberry and White wedding colour palettePhotographer Katie Rogers Photography, Venue Findon Place, Planner Luna and the Lane, Florals Magic Flowers and Gifts, Cake Holly Ann Cake Design.

Seaside Blues and Classic Maroon: Nautical Elegance

If you've always dreamed of the sea breeze as you say "I do," the combination of seaside blues and classic maroon is perfect for you. This palette is particularly well-suited for late September weddings, creating a brisk yet elegant atmosphere. Extend the blues to your stationery and table settings while reserving the maroon for bouquets, ties, and bridesmaid dresses.

Beach blue and White wedding colour palettePlanner The Events Mill, Photographer James Stack.

Hunter Green and Blush Tones: Subtle and Elegant

For those who prefer more muted tones, the hunter green and blush palette strikes a perfect balance between subtlety and elegance. The pop of blush adds a touch of colour that's still seasonally appropriate, while the deep green provides a timeless backdrop for your wedding decor.

Hunter Green and Blush Tones Wedding colour palettePlanner The Events Mill, Photographer James Stack.

Deep Green and White: Bridging the Seasonal Gap

Planning a wedding on the cusp of winter? Bridge the gap between seasons with the rich tones of hunter green against a clean white palette. This palette is perfect for modern indoor weddings, and you can incorporate leafy touches into tablescapes, aisle runners, and bouquets to infuse a touch of nature into your celebration.

Deep green and white wedding colour palette autumn fallPlanner Kristina Kempton, Florist Larry Walshe, Venue Monkey Island Estate, Photographer Rebecca Searle Photography, Hire Options Great Hire. 

Bold Orange and Deep Red: Vibrant Celebration

Vibrant tone enthusiasts, rejoice! The bold orange and deep red palette is a celebration of rich and lively hues that perfectly capture the spirit of autumn. These shades are ideal for bridesmaids' gowns and groomsmen's accessories, infusing your wedding with a lively and festive atmosphere.

Bold Orange and Deep Red wedding colour palettePhotographer Sharron Gibson. 

Grey and White: Classic Sophistication

Elevate your autumn wedding with a palette that leans on the cooler side of the spectrum: grey and white. This classic and elegant combination can be adapted to various wedding styles, whether you're aiming for an industrial look or a romantic ballroom setting. The versatility of this palette adds a sophisticated touch to your entire event.

Hunter Green and Blush Tones Wedding colour palettesPlanner Coleen McKay, Photographer Stuart Wood Photography, Catering Tot a Punt Events & Catering, Decor Palma Eventos Bodas, Florist Flori Di Testa Flower Designer.

Burnt Orange and Ivory: Autumnal Romance

Celebrate the beauty of autumn with a match made in heaven: burnt orange and ivory. The off-white shade complements the bride's attire while allowing it to take center stage. The stunning burnt orange adds warmth and depth to the palette, capturing the essence of fall's vibrant hues.

Burnt Orange and Ivory Wedding colour palettePhotographer Stuart Wood Photography, Venue Euridge Manor, Planner Maple Rose Weddings, Florist Paula Rooney Floral Design, Accessories Botias Accessories, Hair & Makeup Chloe GH Bridal, Dress Anna Bridal, Models Gingerspan Models.

Rust: Embracing the Season

Sometimes, simplicity speaks volumes. Embrace the changing foliage of late September with a palette that perfectly captures the autumnal cohesion of rusty reds, oranges, and yellows. This colour scheme mirrors the natural beauty of the season, providing a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Rustic Wedding colour palettePhotography Esme Whiteside Photography, Venue Town Head Estate, Florals Brackens of Bowness, Styling Emma Jane Events.

Navy Blue and White: Timeless Sophistication

Inject a touch of nautical charm into your autumn wedding with the classic navy blue and white palette. While often associated with summer, these shades can be reimagined for the fall, offering a nod to the upcoming winter months. This palette works exceptionally well for late autumn weddings, creating a sophisticated yet welcoming ambiance.

Burnt Orange and Ivory wedding colour palettePhotographer Camilla Joy Photography, Venue Hedsor House, Florist Wild About Flower, Planner Penelope Weddings, Attire Maggie Sottero Designs, Makeup Botias Hair & Makeup

Warm Jewel Tones: Romantic and Luxurious

Indulge in the lush shades of aubergine, marsala, and poppy for a wedding palette that exudes romance and luxury. Invite your bridesmaids to pick dresses in one of these rich hues, and elevate your table settings with dark red and purple decorations and florals. This palette works particularly well for creating a romantic and opulent ambiance, perfect for an unforgettable autumn celebration.

Warm Jewel Tones: Romantic and Luxurious  Indulge in the lush shades of aubergine, marsala, and poppy for a wedding palettePlanner Emma Murray-Jones Weddings & Events, Venue Arbuthnott Holidays, Florist Pedro Navarro, Photographer Jason P, Makeup Liz Mayne Makeup.

As you plan your autumn wedding for 2024 or 2025, consider these inspiring colour palettes that capture the unique beauty of the season. Whether you opt for rich jewel tones, subtle neutrals, or vibrant contrasts, the colours you choose will create a memorable atmosphere that perfectly embodies the essence of autumn. So embrace the changing leaves, the crisp air, and the romantic spirit of autumn as you celebrate your love in a truly captivating way.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

What are some popular autumn wedding colour palettes?

Autumn is known for its rich and earthy hues. Some popular palettes include deep burgundy and gold, burnt orange and ivory, emerald green and gold, as well as rustic shades of brown and cream.

How do I incorporate the autumn season into my colour palette?

Embrace the colours found in nature during autumn, such as the changing leaves and warm sunset tones. Incorporate deep reds, oranges, yellows, and various shades of green to capture the season's beauty.

Can I use pastel colours in an autumn wedding palette?

Absolutely! While autumn is often associated with deeper shades, incorporating muted pastels like dusty rose, mauve, or soft sage can add a unique and romantic touch to your palette.

How can I balance bold and muted colours in my palette?

Balancing bold and muted colours can create a dynamic and visually pleasing palette. Consider using bold shades as accents and focusing on muted hues for larger elements like table linens or bridesmaids' dresses.

Can I mix warm and cool tones in an autumn wedding palette?

Mixing warm and cool tones can create a visually interesting contrast in your palette. For example, pairing warm oranges and deep reds with cooler shades of navy or deep teal can result in a balanced and captivating look.

Should my wedding venue influence my colour palette choice?

While your colour palette doesn't need to match your venue, it should complement it. Consider the existing colours and decor of your venue to ensure a harmonious overall aesthetic.

How can I add metallic accents to my autumn wedding palette?

Metallic accents like gold, bronze, or copper can add a touch of luxury to your autumn palette. Use metallic elements in details such as table settings, invitations, and even bridesmaids' accessories.

Can I incorporate autumn foliage into my colour palette?

Absolutely! Adding natural elements like autumn leaves, branches, and acorns to your decor can enhance the authenticity of your autumn theme and bring the beauty of the season indoors.

What's the best way to communicate my chosen palette to vendors?

Create a mood board or visual collage showcasing your chosen colours, decor ideas, and inspirations. Sharing this with vendors will help them understand and execute your vision accurately.

Can I use an autumn wedding palette for a different season?

While autumn colours are closely associated with the season, you can adapt elements of the palette to other seasons by making subtle adjustments. For instance, you might brighten the palette for a winter wedding or deepen it for a late summer celebration.

How can I make my autumn wedding palette unique?

Infuse personal touches that reflect your relationship and style. Consider including colours that hold sentimental value or incorporating cultural elements that resonate with you.

Can I include neutrals in an autumn wedding palette?

Neutrals like taupe, beige, and ivory can provide a sophisticated backdrop for your autumn palette. They allow the bolder colours to stand out while maintaining an elegant and cohesive look.

Should the bridal party's attire match the autumn palette?

The bridal party's attire can be influenced by the autumn palette, but it doesn't have to match exactly. Coordinating or complementary shades can allow for individuality while staying within the overall theme.




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