1/10 Was your pink palette inspired by your engagement ring? If you’re still shopping for “the one” and have been dreaming of pink diamonds, slip on this cushion-cut fancy pink ring, with a micropavé halo split shank, set in platinum and 18-carat rose gold by Blue Nile.
Photography courtesy Blue Nile
2/10 Set the scene with pale pink linens, gold trimmed crystal goblets, and centrepieces made of pink and ivory blossoms. To enhance the bride and groom’s table, Lovely Little Details, a floral design and event planning company, tied long ribbons in various shades of peach and pink to the newlyweds’ chairs. Another easy way to include your palette in the reception details? The cake. The La Vie en Rose cake was designed by Misty Katterhagen of Mimi’s Cakes and Bakes, and features a pale pink fondant with golden accents and a large pink rose with gilded leaves.
3/10 Celebrating romance with her Fall 2014 Bridal Collection, Monique Lhuillier included several blush gowns. Whichever silhouette you choose—mermaid, ball gown, or A-line—this hue exudes the look of love.
Photography courtesy Monique Lhuillier
4/10 Set the stage for your glam wedding with paperie. The Ceci New York Caitlin & Blake Invitation Suite features a gold letterpress script, gilded bevelled edge, custom envelope liner and personalized monogram. On your wedding day, take the gold details to the dance floor with a fabulous pair of glittering pumps like these by Christian Louboutin.
5/10 Janie Medley Flora Design designed this bride’s bouquet from a mix of maidenhair fern, jasmine vine, sweet peas, ranunculus, tulips and Queen Anne’s lace. To keep within your palette, ask your floral designer to wrap the stems in a coordinating ribbon. While it’s hard to find gold flowers in nature, your florist could incorporate autumn hues, such as marigold. This centrepiece, also by Janie Medley Flora Design, is ideal for a seating card display or favour table. It includes olive branches, privet berries, garden roses, ranunculus, helleborus and geranium leaves.
6/10 For warm-weather locales, pass colour-coordinating ice cream sandwiches from Nye’s Cream Sandwiches. The Strawberry Shortcake Sandwiches shown here can be wrapped in a custom pink and gold label with your names, wedding date and location—or other imagery.
Photography courtesy Nye’s Cream Sandwiches
7/10 If you want all of your bridesmaids in the same shade of pink, opt for neutral hues like these from the Donna Morgan Collection. The silk chiffon, floor-length “Laura” gown also has a sweetheart neckline and empire waist, sure to flatter every girl’s figure.
8/10 A pink and gold dessert buffet adds an idyllic touch to your reception or after-party. This pastel sweet table is enhanced by various gilded accents, including golden sugar roses and satin-faced bows.
9/10 Carry your pink and gold palette with you every day. This dazzling pink sapphire eternity ring, available at Blue Nile, is set in 18-carat rose gold.
Photography courtesy Blue Nile
10/10 Make sure your guests leave your wedding with something special. Bottega Louie macarons are available in a variety of colours and delicious flavours, and their chic pink and white macarons with gold foil packaging will coordinate perfectly.
Photography courtesy Bottega Louie
Pink becomes so much more than “pretty” when accented with golden touches. The colour combination proves ethereal yet sophisticated. This pair can also transform any wedding venue into a fantasy world of pink blooms, glitter ribbons, blush fabrics and gilded details. Here are some of our favourite pink and gold wedding elements, which are sure to add vintage glamour and timeless elegance to your ceremony and reception.