5 Ways to Incorporate Classic Blue in Your 2020 Wedding

“Classic Blue provides an anchoring foundation. A boundless blue evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky, Classic Blue encourages us to look beyond the obvious to expand our thinking; challenging us to think more deeply, increase our perspective, and open the flow of communication.” – Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute

As we move into the New Year, many of you are busy gathering inspiration for upcoming wedding dates. Your creativity, contemporary elegance, and individual style inspire us. And RiverStone is passionate about sharing industry tips & trends that will turn your wedding dreams into a reality!

Fresh trends and creative opportunities are shaking up the wedding world this year, beginning with the most foundational element of COLOR! To help you get those creative juices flowing, RiverStone is thrilled to share some 2020 Pantone Color inspiration with you!

What is Pantone?

Pantone began as a commercial printing company. In 1963, they developed a Color Matching System that  revolutionized the way we talk about and reproduce color. Basically, Pantone provides us with a universal language of color. so when you say Classic Blue, we know exactly you’re talking about! Every year, Pantone forecasts global color trends and releases a Color of the Year. This year’s color is Classic Blue!

What is Classic Blue?

This is how Pantone describes Classic Blue.

“Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.” The color brings a sense of tranquility that encourages concentration and clarity.

How Can You incorporate Classic Blue In Your Upcoming Wedding?

  1. Flowers & Decorations

Enhance bouquets, boutonnières, centerpieces, arches, and cake toppers with this year’s elegant hue. Fill your venue with luscious Blue blooms, or wrap bouquets and boutonnières with Classic Blue ribbon. Ask your florist what Classic Blue flowers will be in season on your wedding date then let your creativity soar!

  1. Linens & Dinnerware

Classic Blue linens are sure to make an impact this year! Think napkins, tablecloths, & runners. For an extra special touch, consider incorporating Blue chairs, Blue chargers, or Blue dishes at your reception.

  1. Apparel

Dress to impress by adding the luxurious Blue shade to your wedding day apparel. Select stunning Blue dresses for your bridesmaids. Blue tuxes, suspenders, and ties for your groomsmen. Accessorize with Blue jewelry, socks, shoes, cufflinks, clutches, pashminas, and parasols.

  1. Food & Beverage

Naturally occurring Blue foods have high antioxidant properties. If you’re looking for an organic way to add some Classic Blue touches to your wedding day, consider putting some blue foods on your menu.

  • Blue Java Banana
  • Blue Caviar
  • Blueberries
  • Blue Corn
  • Blue Lobster
  • Cornflower
  • Blue Olives
  1. Stationary

Add touches of Classic Blue to your save the dates, wedding invitations, envelopes, programs, menus, escort cards, or table numbers to set a tranquil tone to your special day!