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Pantone Color of 2020: "Classic Blue"

By: Weddings by Velas Resorts / 09 Jan 2020
pantone color of the year 2020

In 2020, Pantone has chosen from cool pallet of colors, perfect for beach weddings! The worldwide color authority has set the trend as "Classic Blue", a hue that will inspire numerous industries this year.

This classic blue is as deep as the Pacific at the Grand Velas Los Cabos and Mar del Cabo - it's that classic blue that we all love because it goes well with everything. If you're planning to a destination beach wedding this year, it'll be easy to integrate this classic shade into your wedding theme as it's versatile and complements almost every color and style. It'll look gorgeous for an elegant wedding, romantic for a beach wedding, and playful for a more casual, relaxed style. 

Pantone says this classic blue, "instills calm, confidence, and connection. It's an enduring blue hue that highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era."

How to Incorporate Classic Blue into Your Wedding


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Groom's Suit

Blue is a favorite when choosing the groom's style. Combine this Classic Blue with a softer, more subtle shade of blue for a classic, more elegant look. Or, for a striking look, contrast it with an opposing color such as pink, yellow or brown.


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Something Blue - Bridal Accessories 

The bride should always wear "something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue!" This classic blue is a go-to color accessory to complete the required four good-luck objects to bring prosperity to the marriage (according to the Olde English Rhyme). 

Not only will it give you special olde world good luck, but this tone is a gorgeous complement with white. Choose a set of drop earrings with sapphires, a necklace or bracelet. Accent classic gold or silver jewelry with a bold and irresistible statement in blue.


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Bridesmaid's Dresses

A stunning color for bridesmaids, especially this radiant blue, that will give them an elegant touch and blends beautifully with most skin tones. 

Wedding Décor, Linens and Flowers

A subtle way to weave in this classic tone is to use it in in your wedding decoration, linens and flowers. Combine it with a secondary color that catches the eye, or simply contrast it with white. If you're planning a beach wedding, this combination is remarkable.


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The Wedding Cake and Candy Table

How irresistible is a cake with intense blue accents? Everyone will want to try a piece!

When you add in a delicious spread of candies and desserts, it'll be easy to incorporate the Pantone color of the year using M&Ms, brilliant cake frosting or fondant, or simply as part of the table linens, trays and napkins.

If you're planning a destination beach wedding in 2020, experiment using Classic Blue in numerous elements of your wedding — we assure you the final result will be sensational!

If you're dreaming of a fairytale beach wedding, let us help you at Velas Weddings! We specialize in luxury destination weddings and we have exclusive resorts in the best beach destinations in Mexico.

We have wedding venues at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Velas Vallarta, Casa Velas, Grand Velas Los Cabos and Mar del Cabo in Los Cabos

and our luxury wedding planners will organize the destination wedding to suit your unique style and charm.


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