The trending colours for autumn/winter 2019/2020 weddings according to Pantone

20 Feb 2019

Following London Fashion Week, Pantone Colour Institute shares the trending shades brides should draw on for their autumn/winter wedding

If you are planning an autumn or winter wedding, take inspiration from the colour experts’ latest trend report. Trend forecasting and colour consultancy Pantone Colour Institute has revealed the top 12 colours for autumn/winter 2019/2020 following London Fashion Week. 

“A sophisticated, yet bold collection of colours, this season’s palette exudes confidence and empowerment,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute: “The colour story for autumn/winter 2019/2020 suggests rich tones, each capable of making a statement but also with a versatility that creates warmth and harmony when paired together.” 

The palette is full of romantic shades with contrasting organic, natural tones and bright pops of colour. From the bridal party’s outfits to the table décor, there are endless ways to incorporate the latest colour trends into your celebrations. Take a look at a few of our ideas. 

PANTONE 18-4217 Bluestone and 19-4055 Galaxy Blue

Both of these blues are thoughtful and evocative so be bold, choosing accessories and suits in varying shades. 


trending-colours-autumn-winter-weddings-pantone-3ASOS DESIGN pleated bodice maxi dress with flutter sleeve, £75. 


Bold blue accessories will break up an all-white bridal look.


Lanificio F.lli Cerruti Dal 1881 available at Moss Bros., tailored fit in light blue, £149. 

PANTONE 15-1147 Butterscotch and 16-0840 Antique Moss

These warm and arresting shades add a warm contrast to the rest of the palette. Opt for standout shoes, décor or theme your table with a colour palette good enough to eat.



Bride Florence Griggs’ love of yellow inspired her choice of accessories.

Image: Jonny A Photography 


For light and playful décor, a warm yellow is the perfect choice. 



Cake tables inspired by colour palettes… Now there’s an idea.

Image: Wu Yi via Unsplash

PANTONE 19-1419 Chicory Coffee and 19-5230 Forest Biome

These elemental shades are perfect for a natural look or woodland style wedding. Forest Biome is particularly striking for a suit and you could go for actual coffee for a fun take on wedding favours.



A deep green is a great choice for autumnal bridesmaids’ dresses like this Chi Chi Brie dress, £70. 

trending-colours-autumn-winter-weddings-pantone-12Keep your table settings down to earth with browns. 


This Moss London bottle green velvet dress jacket is a dapper choice for the trend-led groom, £99.

trending-colours-autumn-winter-weddings-pantone-14If you’re serious about trends, take it one step further with coffee wedding favours

Image: Photos by Sarah Beth

PANTONE 18-3211 Grapeade and 16-1532 Crabapple

These warm tones are the perfect transition from bright summer shades. From dresses to cake decorations, keep it playful and light with these romantic tones. 



Infinity Bridesmaid Dress in Dusty Pink available on Etsy.


A sophisticated mauve table setting.


Mix and match pinks and purples for a fresh and feminine look. 

Image: Alexandra Gornag via Unsplash

PANTONE 17-1450 Summer Fig and 17-1545 Cranberry

For bright accents, Summer Fig and Cranberry will add a pop of colour whether it's your choice of transport or primary colour scheme. 



For the wow-factor, a bright smoke bomb will do the trick

Image: New Forest Studio


Get your guests there in style with a bright Routemaster

Image: Nico Marais via Unsplash


Keep it classic with a romantic red bouquet

Image: Soulseeker Creative Photography via Unsplash

PANTONE 19-1534 Merlot and 17-1143 Hazel

These sophisticated tones are warm and organic, perfect for autumnal floral decorations. 



Bright buttonholes will warm up grey and brown suits.

Image: Brandon Morgan via Unsplash


Mix deep reds for a loose and wild autumnal setting.


Match your flowers to your vintage props for a cohesive and creative look.

Image: Jacalyn Beales via Unsplash 


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