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Colour Ideas for Mum


The question on every mother's mind once her child becomes engaged: What colour should I wear to the wedding? While the mother of the bride, mother of the groom, and special guests always have the option to match the bridal party by wearing the same colour, or choosing a lighter or darker shade, the design team at David's Bridal created these handy guidelines to help make further colour-coordination effortless.

Colour Ideas for Mum


The question on every mother's mind once her child becomes engaged: What colour should I wear to the wedding? While the mother of the bride, mother of the groom, and special guests always have the option to match the bridal party by wearing the same colour, or choosing a lighter or darker shade, the design team at David's Bridal created these handy guidelines to help make further colour-coordination effortless.

Mother of the Bride or Groom

Bridal Parties in Greens & Blues

These versatile—and universally flattering—palettes make it easy for Mum to harmonize.

MINT

MEADOW

CLOVER

JUNIPER

SPA

MALIBU

Teal Blue

OASIS

CAPRI

ICE BLUE

COBALT

HORIZON

MARINE

STEEL BLUE

MORNING GLORY

Coordinating Colours for Mum

Try blues, greens, purples, and neutrals such as royal, navy, sage, eggplant, plum, charcoal, putty, silver, or champagne

Royal

Navy

Sage

Eggplant

Plum

Charcoal

Silver

Champagne

Bridal Parties in Pinks & Corals

When the palette is light and playful, Mum can strike a sophisticated balance in deeper, earthier shades.

PETAL

BALLET

QUARTZ

TICKLED

BEGONIA

APPLE

WINE

SANGRIA

RASPBERRY

BELLINI

CORAL REEF

GUAVA

Coordinating Colours for Mum

Try greys, browns, and neutrals such as charcoal, smoke, mocha, champagne, taupe, or silver

Charcoal

Smoke

Mocha

Champagne

Taupe

Bridal Parties in Yellows & Oranges

These palettes can feel either tropical or autumnal. Either way, Mum can carry the warmth of the hues through to her look.

CANARY

PERSIMMON

Coordinating Colours for Mum

Try Mid–tone browns, neutrals, and metallics such as mocha, stone, navy, black, champagne, gold, or silver

Mocha

Stone

Navy

Black

Champagne

Gold

Silver

Bridal Parties in Purples

Mum can feel comfortable indulging in this rich and regal palette.

IRIS

bouquet

wisteria

regency

lapis

plum

Coordinating Colours for Mum

Try purples, greys, and neutrals such as amethyst, eggplant, graphite, silver, putty, or smoke

Amethyst

Eggplant

Grey

Silver

Smoke

Bridal Parties in Neutrals

When the bridal party palette is dressed in neutral tones, anything goes for Mum.

ivory

CHAMPAGNE

STONE

biscotti

portobello

truffle

mystic

mercury

pewter

graphite

black

Coordinating Colours for Mum

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