LI Wedding and Event News

Picking Purple in 2014

With the announcement of “radiant orchid “ as the Pantone color of the year for 2014, brides can expect purple to be dominating all areas of the wedding planning landscape.
Purple and the adjacent shades of lavender are amongst this year’s most popular choices for bridesmaid’s dresses. Grey and dark grey are the go to options for groomsmen wear when paired with this color palette.
Brides are also embracing the bold use of purple for specialty ballroom lighting. This creates so much impact when guests enter the ballroom. The color is enhanced with the selection of gorgeous custom linens including chair covers, napkins and tablecloths in various purple hues.
In the selection of flowers, “the power of purple” is most evident. For both bouquets and centerpieces, brides are picking purple to perfect their wedding day. Popular bouquet flowers include phaelonopsis orchids, Picasso mini calla lilies, lisianthus, vandal orchids, anemones and freesia.
To complete their radiant ballroom designs, brides are choosing, purple hydrangea, dendrobium orchids, French stock and various shades of lavender roses including cool water, ocean song and amnesia.
You may choose a dynamic hombre design, a monochromatic purple bouquet or white centerpiece that features a pop of 2014’s radiant orchid; they all are a spectacular look for this or any year.