Dreading planning a big wedding in your home town? Destination weddings never go out of style.
A ticket to a tropical paradise, or private mountain escape, may be just what you and your groom need to get in the wedding spirit. A destination wedding and honeymoon combo are becoming ever more popular. Fly to the location of your dreams to have not only your dream wedding, but also your romantic honeymoon getaway. Not to mention the fact that you only need to invite the necessities when it comes to your guest list.
Now a destination wedding doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the wedding planning process. You can still indulge to get the perfect big day look you want. We have 14 destination wedding color styles, inspired by the rich landscapes and local cultures of each unique spot. So close your eyes and start dreaming of your perfect wedding getaway destination.
Our first destination may not be exotic, but this Grand Canyon elopement will give you photos that everyone will be in awe of for years to come. Towering rock formations and desert terrain set the scene for this destination wedding style. Natural tones mixed with pops of green and mustard yellow, will give you a bold look to match your monumental surroundings. Photography by Jordan Voth
Stark white architecture and deep blue waters are the striking inspiration for this Greek bohemian destination wedding. Feel like a goddess blowing in the warm air from the surrounding seas. Deep blues and blushing whites will give you the perfect seaside Greek wedding style. Photography by Chris Spira
Old world Argentina boasts bold geometric tile patterns and gilded gold accents. This classic colonial style is a chic alternative to traditional destination getaways. Embrace the bold styles and colors of the traditional Argentina culture. Photography by Amy Fanton
Imagine getting married among the historic pyramids of Egypt. A truly unique destination wedding spot! Soft blue skies and sun warmed sand are the perfect tones for this desert pyramid elopement. Photography by Eric Ronald
This South African destination wedding fit its safari theme perfectly from footwear to an elephant lined aisle for the bride. The natural inspired color palette reflects the colors of the grasslands and animals that roam the open land. Photography by Sarah Marie
Get lost in the lush exotic rainforest of this beautiful destination wedding location. Hidden waterfalls, cloud covered mountains, and native tropical plants inspire this lavish palette of bright, warm tropic inspired hues. Costa Rica sets the scene for the perfect rainforest romance destination wedding. Photography by Costa Vida Photography
Iceland may not be the first thing that comes to mind when dreaming about your perfect destination wedding. But this moody, overcast, intimate setting may just change your mind. These natural tones are reminiscent of the cloudy skies and mountainous terrain of this cozy Icelandic destination wedding hideaway. Photography by The Kitcheners
A lush northern Irish landscape sets the scene for the perfect forbidden love elopement. Natural greens and blues enhance the dense beautiful scenery of the surrounding area. Feel like a princess at this hidden Irish castle. A true fairy tale destination. Photography by Priscila Valentina Photography
For those adventurous couples out there, pack your bags and get ready to hike Mt. Everest to find the perfect mountain spot for a hiking enthusiasts dream wedding. Natural colors of the mountains mix perfectly with the bright tones of the local culture. Get lost among the clouds with a Nepal destination wedding. Photography by Charleton Churchill
Looking for complete privacy for your destination wedding? The vast wilderness of Patagonia will give you just that. The cold waters, high reaching mountains and abundant forests give you endless settings for an intimate escape. Keep it simple with natural inspired tones from the sparsely populated untouched wilderness. Photography by Isaias Miciu and Sergio Sandona
Escape to the mountains for a cozy destination wedding in Germany’s Bavarian Alps. An intimate setting among the mountain countryside. Overcast skies and a mountainside fire inspire this soft color palette. A picturesque mountain village may just be the perfect setting for the wedding destination of your dreams. Photography by Gerry Sulp
For you fashionistas out there, get ready for a high fashion Paris destination. The perfect luxurious setting to plan your ultimate romantic glamour wedding day. Keep you big day look chic and stylish with elegant classic tones paired with bold metallics. The grand, iconic architecture will match your polished, sophisticated style. Photography by Ethan Yang
Dreaming of a wedding in paradise? Dig your toes into the white sandy beaches of this tropical paradise destination wedding in Maui. The bright colors of native florals and lush green palms inspire this bold tropical wedding color palette. Photography by Wendy Laurel
Planning on a destination wedding for 2017? Tell us where in the comments below or join in the chat on the Still White forum!By Kathryn Schrotenboer