When planning for a wedding, color schemes can be one of the biggest decisions to make.
Choosing the right wedding colors could drastically enhance the mood and atmosphere of your special day.
January offers the perfect opportunity to choose vibrant winter tones that can bring a touch of class to an event.
For couples choosing to wed in January, there is a wide range of incredible colors available as themes and decorative for their special occasion.
With everything from glittering golds to bold magentas and blues, here are some tips on selecting winter wedding colors that will make your day shine just as bright as the season!
Top January Wedding Colors
We took a closer look at some of the best colors for a January wedding, and these include:
Navy blue is a classic winter color that can bring a touch of sophistication to your wedding.
It pairs well with other colors such as silver, white, and gold for a timeless look, and allows you to add a touch of sparkle with sequins and glitter.
This is a shade that can be used in various ways, from bridesmaid dresses to table linens and floral arrangements.
Navy blue also complements many skin tones, making it a versatile choice for the bridal party attire.
Shades of navy blue that you can incorporate include:
- Royal blue
- Slate blue
- Midnight blue
- Deep teal
Burgundy is another popular winter wedding color that exudes elegance and romance – ideal for a romantic January wedding.
This deep red hue pairs well with gold accents, cream, and warm white, adding a touch of warmth to your wedding decor.
It looks stunning when added into a winter bouquet, or as part of the bridal party outfits – opt for burgundy gowns for bridesmaids, and burgundy buttonholes for groomsmen.
Shades of burgundy that you can incorporate include:
Magenta is a bold and vibrant color that can add a pop of excitement to your winter wedding.
It pairs well with other jewel tones such as emerald green and sapphire blue, creating a rich and luxurious atmosphere.
To make the most of magenta in your January wedding, why not try incorporating it into your floral arrangements, bridesmaid dresses, or even in your wedding invitations and stationery for a fun, fresh vibe that is certain to help drive away the winter blues.
Shades of magenta that you can incorporate include:
- Hot pink
Silver is a great choice for winter weddings, as it adds a touch of sparkle and glamour to the event.
It can be used for everything from lights to accents and jewelry, and pairs well with other colors such as navy blue and white.
Silver adds a modern vibe – as well as that much-needed glamour and elegance that are essential elements of any wedding!
Incorporate silver into your wedding with shades such as:
- Glittering silver
- Soft silver-gray
Champagne is a warm and inviting color that is perfect for a January wedding.
It pairs well with other neutrals such as ivory and beige, creating an elegant and timeless look.
You can incorporate champagne into your wedding through table linens, bridesmaid dresses, and even the bride’s gown – this is perfect for a general backdrop, and for adding other tones and shades to add a touch of color.
Shades of champagne that you can incorporate include:
- Rose gold
- Light beige
- Pale pink
Blush pink is a soft, romantic color that can add a touch of femininity to your winter wedding.
It pairs well with other colors such as silver, white, and gold, and can be perfect when used for bridesmaids dresses and corsages to add a soft, feminine vibe, while also being used in key elements of decoration for the big day; why not try blush pink flowers or centerpieces, or use this as the backdrop for your reception?
Some stunning shades of blush pink you can include are:
- Ballet slipper pink
- Baby pink
- Dusty rose
- Pale peach
Ice white is a great choice for winter weddings, as it adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the event.
It pairs well with other colors such as navy blue and silver and can add a dramatic edge when used in lighting features and as a key part of table decorations, or even throws and scarves as part of the outfit choice – this is a great way to nod tot he frozen nature of the season, while still keeping your wedding warm, welcoming and focused on romance.
Add icy tones to your wedding with the following shades:
- Ice blue
- Snow white
- Frosty silver
- Pale gray
Dark wine is a deep, rich color that can add warmth to your winter wedding.
It pairs well with lighter colors such as cream and white and can be used to add a warm, cozy vibe to the proceedings – perfect when the weather outside is less than cheerful, and you want to create a cozy atmosphere indoors.
To really help this stand out, why not use dark wine shades for flowers with deep roses, or use this as a main color for the bridal party – bridesmaids will look truly stunning when their deep wine dresses are placed beside the brides vibrant white.
Some great shades of wine to try include:
- Deep plum
Why not carry on the festive vibes a little longer by adding touches of gold throughout your wedding?
Gold can be used for everything from lights to accents and jewelry, and pairs well with other colors such as navy blue and white.
Bring gold to your wedding through glistening fairy lights and candles, or by incorporating gold into your wedding attire with a beautiful gold dress, or even in the invitation and stationary designs.
Some stunning shades of gold to include are:
- Champagne gold
- Rose gold
- Antique gold
- Bright metallic gold
Light grey is a great choice for winter weddings, as it adds a touch of sophistication and elegance to the event.
It pairs well with other colors such as deep, rich blue and vibrant silvers, and can form a wonderful color scheme that will make your wedding day truly special.
To help light gray tones really pop, consider using them as a base, and building other colors and shades on top for a beautiful layered effect.
You can also use light gray for table linens, bridesmaid dresses, and even the groom’s suit.
Some beautiful shades of light gray to consider using include:
- Light pewter
- Light charcoal
Mint green is a great choice for winter weddings, as it adds a touch of freshness and modernity to the event.
This is a shade that looks great when combined with other shades of emerald and forest green, and can be brought into your day through the inclusion of fresh foliage and decorations.
Take your use of mint green to the next level with shades such as:
- Leaf green
- Pale emerald
- Sage green
- Sea foam green
If you are adding a touch of femininity to your January wedding, then lilac can be a great choice.
This is a soft, romantic color that works perfectly with colors such as silver, white, and gold, and which looks stunning as a color for dresses, or woven into a brides bouquet.
For stunning results, pair lilac with other shades such as:
- Pale pink
- Soft lavender
- Icy blue
- Champagne gold
If you are looking to add a touch of nature to your January wedding, emerald green is a great choice.
This rich, vibrant color pairs well with other natural colors like brown and cream, and can be incorporated into your wedding through floral arrangements, table decorations, and even bridesmaids’ dresses.
- Pale ivory
- Forest green
- Bright gold
As well as the block shades we have looked at above, there are a number of color combinations that can also work well for a January wedding, and these include:
Create a romantic, feminine feel with this combination of deep burgundy and soft blush pink.
This is a great choice for bridesmaids’ dresses, as well as decorations and flowers, and can give your whole wedding a warm, luxurious vibe.
This combination of silver and ice white will add a touch of sparkle to your winter wedding.
Use it for everything from lights to accents and jewelry, or even for the bride’s dress with delicate embroidery and other details.
This combination of navy blue and gold will add a touch of sophistication to your winter wedding.
Use it for everything from lighting features to accents and jewelry, or even for the bridesmaids’ and brides dresses with delicate embroidery and other details.
Create a soft, romantic feel with this combination of lilac and silver.
This is a great choice for dresses and outfits, as well as decorations and flowers, and can give your whole wedding a dreamy, ethereal vibe.
This combination of navy blue and mint green will add a touch of modernity to your winter wedding.
Use it for everything from lighting features to accents and jewelry, for a look that is both stylish and timeless.
Choosing the right colors and details for your January wedding can be a challenge, but with the right planning and creativity, you can create a beautiful day that will be remembered for years to come.
Consider incorporating some of these ideas into your day to help make it truly special, and create a winter wonderland that your guests will never forget, as well as a magical wedding day.
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