Home WEDDING PLANNING & IDEAS Colour Palettes Wedding Colour Palette: Black and WhiteColour Palettes·26 September 2018·0Wedding Colour Palette: Black and White A black and white wedding colour palette can be chic, sophisticated and gorgeously luxurious. There are so many ways to include these two striking tones without looking like you’ve invited a game of chess to your day! Here are some of our favourite looks to give you some inspiration. Add some nature Black and white can be quite a stark contrast, so adding some natural foliage to your wedding palette softens the look and brings some warmth. Images: Michelle and Logan; Ash and James Photography; Nicole Leever Have fun with it Just because you’re going with a fairly formal colour scheme, it doesn’t mean it can’t be just as fun and frivolous! Image: Jan Garcia Photography; TreeTownPaper on Etsy Add a metallic You know we love a bit of sparkle! Adding gold brings a gorgeous Art Deco wedding vibe. Images: Cavine Elizabeth; Weddingstar; Etsy Keep it dainty Keeping the wedding white with little touches of black keeps it fresh and elegant. A bow here, a balloon there… rather than going for a 50/50 colour split. Images: Erin Hearts Court; Olivia Leigh Make it light, not creepy Unless that’s what you’re going for! Jet black runs the risk of evoking spooky feelings, so make it smooth and chic – black’s not good at being subtle! Images: Olivia Leigh; Style me pretty; Erin Hearts Court Tables Linens, stationery, décor… weave some black through the traditional wedding white for added interest. Dresses Marchesa, Carolina Herrara, Vera Wang, Reem Acra… all the bridal designers are throwing black into their wedding dresses. There’s a gorgeous way to incorporate the palette into your dream dress. Images: top – Olivia Wright, Lilu Bridal. Bottom – Carolina Herrera, Elizabeth Mackenzie For more colour palette inspiration, head over to our palettes page.