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Hot color combo: Yellow and gray

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If you read any design blogs, or if you’ve set foot in a decor store in the last year or so, you know that the combination of yellow and gray could not be hotter right now. We’ve spotted this color pairing at weddings too, and we can’t get enough.

First, take a look at this inspiration board from chock-full-of-eye-candy blog The Perfect Palette:

Yellow and Gray weddings from The Perfect Palette

This color combination is seasonless – it would be just as appropriate and pretty in spring as it would in fall. A bright, citrusy yellow could brighten up a winter wedding, and a buttery yellow paired with charcoal gray would be gorgeous in summer.

It’s also a pairing of two colors that are generally regarded as gender-neutral, so you can play up whatever feminine or masculine details you like.

Photo by Nataly Lemus via Style Me Pretty

Gray is a practical and elegant choice for bridesmaids dresses – something they could without a doubt wear again. See more photos from the weddings pictured by clicking here and here.

Photo by Stephanie Williams Photography via Style Me Pretty
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The opportunities for accessories and decorations are endless.

Photo by Nataly Lemus via Style Me Pretty
Photo by Stephanie Williams Photography
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Gray wedding cake with yellow accents by Sweet Cakes by Rebecca

Want more? Check out this hip yellow and gray wedding at Brooklyn Bride and yet another at Style Me Pretty, and get some sartorial inspiration from Dessy with their Pantone yellow and gray style board.

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Elana
July 29, 2010

That beach with the couches is GORGEOUS!

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