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Ask Kate: Winter Wedding Silver, White and Navy Theme

January 18, 2013

Kate Thompson has been offering heart-felt advice and sparklingly different wedding inspiration for ten years. She is married with two children, and often features in the national press. With her warm and caring nature and off-beat sense of humour, she'll answer every question with knowledgable insight and understanding to help and inspire or simply restore your peace of mind.


I need help planning a winter wedding with a silver, white and navy colour scheme. We are getting married in London on a budget but I am having trouble finding a venue.


A winter wedding of navy, white and silver will give a very sophisticated look, perfect for a formal city wedding. You could wear a white bridal gown (rather than ivory), with a navy coat or cape with white fur trim.  Your bridesmaids  could wear long, velvet navy gowns, with white fake fur jackets for warmth and hold bouquets of white flowers, tied with navy and silver ribbons.  Try Debenhams and BHS Bridal for lovely inexpensive off-the-peg bridalwear.

Your groom and best man could either wear navy suits or grey suits with white shirts and navy ties. Your groom may choose to wear a white or navy waistcoat to stand out from the crowd.

Decorate your reception tables with striking white New York style topiary tree centrepieces, navy floating candles, and silver snowflakes. Navy cameras and napkins will finish off the look.

Check out these recommended London venues in the Venue Directory.

And finally, check out How to Have a Champagne Wedding on a Cava Budget for some great top tips for planning a wedding on a tight budget.

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