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Marsala Inspiration for Weddings: Is it Right for You?

2015 Pantone Marsala

Pantone has spoken! The 2015 Color of the Year is Marsala. With its earthy, wine hues that evoke images of a romantic vineyard wedding in the country, this unexpected color presents the perfect opportunity to pair it up with neutral and muted hues in pink, green, peach, and even blue. But, is it right for your wedding? Let’s find out with our palette!

A Pretty Palette of Reds and Browns!

We were inspired by rustic and vintage details when putting together this palette:
Marsala weddings inspiration for 2015 weddings

1. Wedding Cake – A simple white flower adorns this lovely creation from a Spanish-inspired styled shoot via Style Me Pretty with Cake Sugar Bee Sweets.

2. Lela Rose Bridesmaid Dress – This style has all the looks of a Greek Goddess with a draped V-neckline and swag at the side skirt in claret via Dessy.

3. Wedding Bouquet – A rustic vintage bouquet with flowers like cymbidium orchids, dahlias, gladiolas, and carnations in hues of burgundy and gold via Calie Rose Floral and Event Design with photography by Heather Bliss.

4. Poached Pears – A perfect wedding dessert made with red wine. See recipe at My Golden Pear.

Are you ready for Marsala? Remember that it is a color, which can work with styles ranging from vintage to rustic to bohemian to industrial!

Tell us if you will be choosing this color and leave a comment.


  1. I want to choose this color for myself and husband but the color of the day would be mint green and fushial pink.i want to find out if this is good

  2. Hello Kemi! You didn’t mention when your wedding will be held. But your choice of mint green and fuchsia pink sounds really fun for a spring or summer wedding. Definitely a great vibrant pair!

  3. hi may i know the exact color from the above three color combined with marsala? thanks!

  4. Hi Stephanie! The main color is Pantone’s Marsala 18-1438. The other two could be a Dusty Rose or Old Rose, plus a muted Brick, Berry or Wine color.

    Hope this helps!

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