Wedding Inspiration: Tangerine Tango is Summer’s Hottest Hue

We love colour. Don’t you? If the answer is yes, then you’ll fall head over heels for summer’s biggest hit (and Pantone’s 2012 colour of the year): Tangerine Tango. This punchy orange jazzes up your wedding style with its bright spirit, whether it takes the main stage or simply accents a lovely neutral.

Pantone Tangerine Tango

The colour is, according to Pantone, “Sophisticated, dramatic and seductive” and “marries the vivaciousness and adrenalin rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.” Well said!

Here are some inspiring ways you could use it in your wedding:

Hot Ticket

The vibrant colour of the ribbon and peeping tangerine windows looks smashing on your wedding invitations.

Ribbons Tangerine Wedding Invitation

Cocktail Concoctions

If you’re using Tangerine Tango as your signature-wedding colour, consider creating a signature cocktail in the same hue. Ask your wedding bartender or wedding planner to come up with a couple of options – perhaps using fizzy orange or juice, in advance for you to taste test. We’d like to get cocktail hour started with a Tequila Sunrise…

Tequila Sunrise Cocktail

Rockin’ Reception Tables

The versatile orange colour works well as an accent to pretty neutrals like whites, creams, golds and browns. You can virtually incorporate it anywhere you like on the reception tables, including funky candles and your guests’ favours.

Flip Flop Candles

Fiery Florals

From your bouquet to centrepieces to your walk down the aisle, go wild for Tangerine. We love this idea (and colour combo of white and orange, by the way) of sprinkling colourful petals down the aisle instead of having a runner:

Aisle Orange Rose Petals

Beautiful Bridesmaids

A chic line of ladies-in-waiting makes you look good. Dessy has partnered with Pantone to create dresses that match their colours perfectly! There are tons of styles to choose from, so you can even mix-and-match dress styles to complement each of your ’maids curves. Check out styles here.

Thanks for the Tango

The party may be over, but your love for this colour certainly isn’t. Send a fun thank you card to make their day.

Holiday Ticket Thank You Card in Tangerine

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