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Styling Autumn Wedding: Start to Finish

Written by    Last updated: September 22, 2014

Autumn is a very popular season to plan your wedding and we can see why. The romantic colours of reds and oranges combined with early nights makes for the perfect setting for your wedding. We’ve picked our favourite autumn themed real weddings to show you how to style your autumn wedding from start to finish.

Styling Autumn Wedding |Image courtesy Lisa Gill Photography |Real Wedding Bride and Grooms Autumn Wedding | Confetti.co.uk

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Wedding Dress Accessories for Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding |Image courtesy of Lisa Aldersley | Real Wedding Bride and Grooms Autumn Wedding | Autumn bride in lace wedding dress and faux fur cape | VW Campervan Vintage Wedding Transport |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of The Linthwaite House Hotel

Styling Autumn Wedding | Image courtesy of Lisa Aldersley |Real Wedding Bride and Grooms Autumn Wedding | Autumn bride in lace wedding dress and faux fur cape |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of The Linthwaite House Hotel

You don’t want to freeze on your wedding day so remember to stay warm by accessorising your dress with a beautiful cape, shrug, bolero or pashmina. Find the perfect  accessory to match your theme, for a vintage themed wedding opt for a faux fur cape or shrug, for those of your going for a more traditional, classic look, lace is the best option.

Dress Accessories for your Bridesmaids in Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding | Image courtesy of AVA Images |Real Wedding Bridesmaids Autumn Wedding Fashion | Bridesmaids in Nude Tea-Length Dresses and Ivory Boleros |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of AVA Images

Don’t forget your maids! Boleros and pashminas come in a variety of beautiful colours; take this opportunity to add an accent coloured accessory, whether bold or subtle that enhances your colour scheme and instantly transforms your bridesmaids’ look from day to night.

Autumn Bridal Shoes

Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Bride and Grooms Autumn Wedding | Bridal Wellies and Shoes for Autumn and Winter Weddings |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Julie Kim

Swapping your bridal peep toe sandals or satin heels with a pair of chic bridal wellies or boots is a genius way to keep your feet warm, dry, and looking pretty for your big day.

Wedding Bouquet for Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Autumn Bridal Bouquet |Orange and Rustic Bridal Bouquet |Confetti.co.uk

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Use bold, rustic colours like orange and red, with plenty of woodland greenery to really capture the true sense of autumn.

Wedding Transportation in Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Transport | Vantage Horse and carriage|Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of The Linthwaite House Hotel

Travel in style regardless of the season. There’s just something about a horse and carriage that really makes you feel at one with nature.

Wedding Reception Decor in Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Reception Decor | Candelabra with White Rose Centrepiece Autumn and Winter Wedding Reception|Confetti.co.uk

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Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Autumn Reception Wedding Lighting Ideas | Purple and Amber lighting for your Autumn Wedding |Confetti.co.uk

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Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Reception Decor | Candelabra with Candles and White Rose Centrepiece |Confetti.co.uk

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Incorporating candles in to your autumn wedding decor for your reception is a must for any wedding in autumn. The warm amber glow from the candles is the secret to creating the perfect autumn ambiance. In the evening, transform the room by adding purple up-lighting, the combination of amber and purple is magical.

Wedding Floral Arrangements in Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Floral Centrepieces | Image courtesy of Ramster Hall | Pink, Ivory Roses with Berries and Gold Autumn Centrepieces |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Ramster Hall

Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Flora Centrepieces | Image courtesy of Henry Wells |Pink, Ivory Roses with Berries and Gold Autumn Mini Centrepieces | Gold Candle Holders |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Ramster Hall

Use rich, deep hues of pink and purples in your floral arrangements, alternating between flowers, berries and even twigs. The darker shades and rustic texture of the foliage compliments the season beautifully.

Wedding Food Bars in Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Food Ideas |Image courtesy of Julie Kim | Pies and Tarts Bar for your Autumn Wedding |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Julie Kim

Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Food Ideas | Image courtesy of Julie Kim| James, Chutneys and Canapés on a slate tray for your Autumn Wedding |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Julie Kim

Substitute the sweet table with pies and tarts. During the darker and colder periods of autumn your guests will truly appreciate the idea of warm comfort food. Use seasonal vegetables and fruits for a genuine autumn feeling.

Styling Autumn Wedding| Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Entertainment Ideas | Image courtesy of Julie Kim | “Toast some Marshmallows” sign   |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Julie Kim

Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Entertainment Ideas |Image courtesy of Julie Kim |Wedding guests toast marshmallows  |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Julie Kim

For those with an extra sweet tooth and the love of the outdoors, toasting marshmallows is the only entertainment worth having.

Fun Wedding Ideas for Autumn

Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Entertainment Ideas | Wedding guests waving Sparklers as the bride and groom leave the venue |Image courtesy of Douglas Fry Wedding Photographer |Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Douglas Fry Wedding Photographer

Styling Autumn Wedding | Real Wedding Autumn Wedding Entertainment Ideas | Sparklers send off  | Image courtesy of Douglas Fry Wedding Photographer | Confetti.co.uk

Image courtesy of Douglas Fry Wedding Photographer

Sparklers are fun, magical and the perfect send off for a night wedding!  It also looks amazing in your photos.

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This article was written by

Sahdia Qayyum
Sahdia Qayyum has over six years experience in the wedding industry as a planner and designer; she has a clear vision of what brides are looking for.

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