When It Comes to Color, Make it Marsala

Introducing Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year

Can’t decide what wedding color to go for this year? Take the trendy route and pick Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala. Pantone.com describes Marsala as a naturally robust and earthy wine red, that enriches the mind, body, and soul--sounds like a beautiful color to complement a big day

Need to see how Marsala marries with wedding day apparel, florals, decor, and more? Check out inspiring roundup featuring wedding details of couples who were ahead of the color trend.

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When it comes to Marsala, there is no doubt that bridesmaids can wear it best. And when they stand by your side in the earthy hue, you and your girls are sure to glow. (Top photo by Ardent Photography. Bottom photo by Photographs by Jenna Leigh.)

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If you're not up for a full wine-colored wedding, incorporating the color into your blooms is a beautiful way to make Marsala pop in your palette. Centerpieces, bouquets, and boutonnieres will all benefit from a blossoms of this deep hue. (Photos clockwise from top left: TJ Uttke Photography,Ardent PhotographyAnn Gorgen PhotographyReminisce Studio.)

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Accessories and lips dipped in Marasala can be all the punch of red you need. (Photos from left to right: Ardent PhotographyAlison Kundratic PhotographyStudio 29 Photography.)

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Don't forget about the little details, such as invitations and corsaages for special guests, as a way to add a mix of Marsala. (Photos by Ardent Photography.)

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Catering offers lots of opportunities to add Marasala as a palette for the palate. (Photos from left to right: Ann Gorgen PhotographyStudio 29 Photography.)

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When all else fails, Marsala makes for the perfect backdrop for any wedding moment. Stand against it in a white dress, and you're sure to pop in pictures. (Top two photos by Ann Gorgen Photography. Bottom photo by Reminisce Studio.)