One of the Coolest Colour Trends: Ochre, Gold and Mustard

The yellow colour hues of Ochre, Gold and Mustard have been hailed as one of the biggest colour trends for 2020 weddings. With the wonderful Style Me Pretty team stating, “mauve and ochre tones… Palette of the year, in our opinions.” We love this fresh, creative colour palette and wanted to show you different ideas for making this work – for both creative, contemporary weddings and the oh so beautifully elegant. Below you’ll find our top picks for inspiration and different ideas on colours you can use to compliment and mix with ochre, gold and mustard!

Here are our top tips for working with this colour palette:

  • Using fashionable dried flowers and grasses works really well with these colour tones, either using them in their natural state as neutral or incorporating the new trend of dyed flowers! Spraying fluffy Pampas grass for a modern pop of colour, or delicate curly Ferns in gold for a more elegant detail – there are so many options with this to create texture and statement details!
  • Silk, Linen and Velvet. You’ll see a lot of silk and velvet bouquet ribbons and also runners which are great ways to add this pop of colour. Whilst silk and linen pieces create a softer, more refined look, velvet is much richer and heavier. You’ll also find that you can create a much bigger statement using these colour tones of Ochre, Gold and Mustard for the table linen and again this can even be luxe velvet. Personally I love using the napkins in your signature colour, along with neutral plates and topped with pretty place cards or menus.
  • Use layers of neutrals like white, grey or nude tones for a really sophisticated aesthetic and add flourishes of gold, ochre and mustard with flowers as well as some subtle details in your table decor. Think gold cutlery, gold rimmed glassware and coloured candles. You can even opt to go for an understated elegant look and more minimalist too.
  • Get creative with the clashing colours trend to other bold colours to use alongside these. You’ll find examples of pinks and mauve below, as well as burnt orange and peach tones leading through to trendy Teracotta, and even pops of soft turquoise!



Captured by Meaghan Brianne Photo with Event Designer Fawn Events and amazing florals by Lovestruck Blooms. See the full feature here on Green Wedding Shoes

Captured by Callie Hobbs Photography with Tangerine Room Events  and Yonder Floral & Decor House. See the full feature here on Green Wedding Shoes

Top row captured by Emma Hopp PhotographyGabriel Conover Photography and Jessica Jaccaron Photography, second row captured by with Jessica Jaccaron Photography with a variety of stylists and floral designers. See the full feature here on 100 Layer Cake


By Lucy Munoz and Trynh Photography with Planner Amorology and florals designed by Siren Floral Co. See it the full feature here on Style Me Pretty

Captured by fine art photographer Kristen Kilpatrick and styled by Kindle and Gather with beautiful flowers by Color Theory Collective. See the full feature here on Ruffled Blog

Captured by Babsie Ly Photography with Planner Amorology and florals designed by Siren Floral Co. See it the full feature here on 100 Layer Cake

Captured by Gabby H Photography with Shannon Wellington Weddings and Fresh Designs Florist and Events. See the full feature here on Ruffled Blog


Captured by Kayla Barker Fine Art Photography with styling and floral design by Blushington Blooms. See the full feature here on MODwedding




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