Congratulations, bride-to-be! You’re engaged and you’ve called all your friends and family with the exciting news! So what remains to be done next? Why: start planning the wedding, of course! And since you’ve always followed the stars since your childhood, why not use Astrology to help you plan your Big Day? We have already covered Zodiac colors and their symbolic meanings in this guide; you can revisit it to find out what specific colors mean for your star sign. In this guide, we will mainly discuss the personality of each bride based on 12 signs of the Zodiac. So in case you are a bit confused about how to choose wedding colors, let the zodiac color chart guide you.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Your gemstone: Bloodstone.
The Aries bride is a fiery superwoman and she needs a fiery color. Cayenne fits the bill perfectly as it is the color of passion and energy. If you are getting married in your birth month (April) then it is also spring time. This is a promise of new beginnings, growth and excitement. Go for a fiery, energetic, bold and courageous wedding palette. Other top colors for Aries: flaming red, rose, cherry tomato, bright orange, beetroot purple etc.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Your gemstone: Sapphire.
Blue and earthy tones are your colors, dear Taurus bride. But you would also do well with pale blue, pale pink and other pastels. Taurus brides are artistic and they have very good taste in clothing. Choose simple yet elegant fabrics which are feathery soft. Best colors: pale blue, blue-green, moss green etc.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Your gemstone: Agate.
Gemini bride is as romantic and passionate as she is loving, attentive and gentle. The best colors for Gemini brides are grey, silver, yellow, sky blue, black and white. Yellow and violet make the best palette combo for a Gemini bride’s wedding.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Your gemstone: Emerald.
The beautiful Cancer bride is already so dazzling that she hardly needs too much jewelry or bright colors. One can simply go in for a classic and elegant color palette. The best colors for Cancer brides range from sea green to violets to pinks and blues. One can also choose from smoky gray, silver or silvery blue colors.
Leo (July 23- August 22)
Your gemstone: Onyx.
Leo brides are the show people of the Zodiac and they want to look like a queen and, better yet, want to be treated like one. Anything and everything looks good on Leo and no one wears elegant wedding gowns as well as a Leo bride does. Your range of best color is limitless: go for dazzling reds, oranges, vibrant yellows, pinks or fuchsias. Orange and gold is a great combination for a Leo bride’s wedding.
Virgo (August 23-Sept 22)
Your gemstone: Carnelian.
You are a fascinating combination of neatness and glamour-a strange mix that often leaves you in a quandary as to what to wear. You are often drawn to flamboyant pieces. Classic simplicity should be your guide and an excellent choice for you. Avoid fads and trends-follow your heart instead. Virgo brides are sure to do well with elaborate hair jewelry, tiaras, veils and intricate headpieces. Best colors: Green and dark brown.
Libra (Sept 23-Oct 22)
Your gemstone: Chrysolite
Libra brides must choose a gold belt studded with rhinestones or pearls to emphasize their wedding gown. This is a bride who will spare no expense when it comes to her bridal look. As you rarely sit still, you’d want dresses that allow easy movement and comfort. A label reader, you are likely to splurge extensively for this special occasion. Best colors for Libra brides: pinks, red and rose. You can also go for pale green and shades of blue.
Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 22)
Your gemstone: Beryl.
Scorpio brides will look good in everything; after all they exude so much charisma and sensuality. Scorpion brides can wear black and dark greens better than any bride. Chances are you will love crimson red and deep purples too. Choose a choker necklace to accentuate your beautiful neck. Whatever you select, worry not! Your confidence and magnetism will shine through. Best colors – deep red, maroon, dark brown and black.
Sagittarius (Nov 23-Dec 21)
Your gemstone: Citrine.
Sporty, warm, and outgoing-you love the casual and snappy look! Sagi brides tend to prefer natural, radiant designs. Bright colors and shades of yellow and purple are right up your alley. Best wedding colors for Sagittarius brides: dark blues and purples.
Capricorn (Dec 23-Jan 19)
Your gemstone: Ruby
Capricorn brides love all the fine things in life-and like with everything else, they are cautious and prudent in selecting their wedding colors. You will look great in traditional lines and fine pieces. Most Capricorn women prefer dark clothing and they are likely to select accessories that are colorful as well. Best wedding colors – blue, yellow, green, burgundy, brown, dark gray and other earthy tones.
Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18)
Your gemstone: Garnet.
The Aquarius bride is daring in choosing her attire and jewelry, just like the way she is with everything else in life. She will make her own rules when it comes to fashion. With all her confidence, she is comfortable with anything she wears. Do not hesitate to emphasize your feet and ankles with delicate jewelry or footwear. Best colors: turquoise, aquamarine, white and electric blue.
Pisces (Feb 19-March 20)
Your gemstone: Amethyst.
Pisces brides have their head in the clouds but feet firmly planted on the ground. At the same time, they love all things expensive. This is a bride who will select daring, unusual colors like teal, reddish purple or sea green for her Big Day. Piscean brides tend to be comfortable with chic jewelry pieces and dramatic wedding gowns that set them apart from the crowd. Best colors: sea green, lavender and lilac.
Also check out other wedding color palette ideas in this guide on Most Popular Wedding Colors of all times.