Wedding Inspiration: Black and White
It’s black; it’s white… This season’s hottest trend is all about those bold, classic contrasts! Up the ante on your sophisticated wedding style with jet-black accessories offset by stark-white flourishes—super chic! Perfect for a winter wedding or a modern, metropolitan affair, we’re going gaga over this classy theme.
Here are a few eye-catching pieces to incorporate the trend into your big day.
Shoe stopper. Kick up the glam factor as you kick up your heels with these sky-high pair of Jimmy Choos. The to-die-for glint of gold and the way this colour-blocked combo will look fabulous peeking out from beneath your wedding gown. It’s an edgy addition to your dance floor, no doubt, and will become a standby for future black (and white)-tie events.
Strapped for time. Actually enjoy staying on schedule whenever you look down at your wrist! Instead of a bracelet, attach a radiant piece of arm candy—a nuptial necessity for the punctual bride. We love the jewelled face and the modish band of this Kate Spade ticker—so Victoria Beckham! They’ve two shops in London – Covent Garden and Sloane Square. Fancy!
White rose. You’ll be a vision in white—and black! This cascading ensemble from Maggie Sottero captures the elegance of your affair with its intricate design and a simple black sash. Perfection.
Garnished glam. Put your concept on your confections! This cake from Celebration Cakes by Catherine Scott gracefully incorporates the colour scheme and boasts off-kilter layers and intricate etchings for a modern look.
Love birds. Top off your cake with these sweet singers from an Etsy artist. What better way to show off your love—and your eclectic style sense—than with an arty pair of adorable black-and-white songbird cake toppers?
Tie the knot. Announce your upcoming wedding with panache! Elegance permeates this timeless Manhattan Save the Date Card by Mandalay with sleek ribbon detailing and classic calligraphy. It will serve as such a handsome reminder on the fridge.
Keep it classy. Put the word out with a stylish, sleek invite, like this clean and elegant Polka Dot Evening Invitation. Look at the way the embossed white polka dots (so in right now!) add a playful touch!
Colour blocking. Let guests carry your theme home with them. Place your favourite candies in alternating black and white favour boxes, like these Snap Favour Boxes, as a chic takeaway for your guests. Get bonus points for filling them with black-and-white candies.
Take a seat. Map out your guests in black-and-white… Put your wedding palette into the planning when you choose this Ribbons A2 Table Plan. It’s functional with a flourish!
Sketch artist. Be creative with your seating chart and scribble guests’ names on these mini Chalkboard Place Cards for an extra element of fun. Idea: If you have a kids’ table, provide a small bowl of chalk and erasers to keep them occupied.
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