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True Colors: Succulent Shades

Sage, eggplant, and sandalwood set a natural stage for earthy celebrations.

Photographs by Dennis Wise | Styled by Emma Ranniger

Heel Toe

For outdoor celebrations, a dainty stiletto just won’t do. Rock these substantial but stylish strappy sandals instead. Vince Freida ankle-strap sandal, $425. Nordstrom, nordstrom.com


 

Green Garden

Amoreena Herbage of Ballard’s Midnight Blossom mixed unexpected tillandsia air plants and purple-hued artichoke with classic hydrangea and peonies for an organic showpiece. Price varies based on services. 206-784-2707, midnightblossom.com


 

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Long and Short of It

Wear knee-length lace to a courthouse affair, rehearsal dinner, or after-party and dress your girls in flowing frocks in an evening-ready eggplant shade. Watters lace tulle-inset dress, $300, and Watters chiffon maxi, $280. BHLDN, 206-381-5900, bhldn.com


 

Tea Time

In inventive flavors like PB&J, Irish cream, and honey lavender, Lady Yum’s French macarons can be colored to match your palette—or your tea set. Macarons priced to order. 425-285-9628, ladyyum.com, @ladyyum. Nine-piece tea set, $100 at Teavana, teavana.com


 

Clean Slate

Artisanal soaps make sweet-smelling thank-you gifts. Aromas Artesanales De Antigua soaps, $5 each. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com


 

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Big Fan

Paper fans double as décor and functional tools for cooling off in the warm summer months. Metallic Lokta paper fans, $15 for set of six. Paper Source, papersource.com


 

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Best Coast

Style tables with mango-wood coasters in a forest of natural moss. Quality Growers moss, $6 per bag, Coasters, $15 for set of four. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com


 

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Tied Up

Be unique: Suit your groomsmen in ties with coordinating colors and textures. Robert Talbott silk striped tie, $155, Paolo Albizzati knit silk tie, $95, and Ermenegildo Zegna silk tie, $215. Mario’s, 206-223-1461, marios.com


 

In the Mix

In a twist on the French martini, 3 Howls Distillery owner Will Maschmeier added pineapple sage to the brand’s blood orange vodka, pineapple juice, and Chambord. 206-747-8400, 3howls.com


 

Snack Pack

Cue the cheesy jokes about your wedding brie-ing so gouda. Package these organic wedges with crackers for picnic-worthy parting gifts. Lactoprot cheese wheels, $TK for a pack of six wedges. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com


 

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Water Colored

Set the tone for ethereal events with Sugarcomb’s ocean-inspired invites, available with custom colors, typefaces, and illustrations. Price varies based on services. 206-701-7902, sugarcomb.com


 

In Field

Chart a path for your guests with Field Notes graph-paper notebooks with special-edition cherry-wood covers. $10 for set of three. Hammer and Awl, 206-992-7444, hammerandawl.com

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