True Colors: Red, Red, Wine

Fashion loves burgundy, love loves blush—why not let the entire spectrum of rouge tones color your stylish day?


Rain or Shine
Bella Umbrella’s vintage parasols are charming when mixed or matched. About $20 each to rent; prices vary according to order at Bella Umbrella, 206-297-1540,



Step It Up
Some brides get really boho with rain boots, while most go posh with pumps; these suede Christian Louboutin ankle boots are a chic compromise. $995 at Barneys New York, 600 Pine St, Seattle, 206-622-6300,



Top It Off
We commissioned Seattle-based Tessa Kim to create this striking red-on-red veil. Handmade vintage velvet blooms, vintage millinery leaves, and Russian netting give it a sense of history and glamour. $164. Tessa Kim,



Hot Lips
Spread some love with locally formulated Zuzu Luxe lip color in “Vino de Amor.” $15 at PCC Natural Markets, visit for locations




Flower Power
“Pink mink” protea, red anemones, feathery celosia, draped amaranth, small ranunculus, and plenty of greenery make for a vibrant statement in this bouquet by Laurel’s Floral Décor designer Laurel Mitchell. Prices vary according to order. Laurel’s Floral Décor, 425-530-2774, laurelsfloraldecor.com0113-red-bridesmaids-dresses


Paint the Town
Pick a palette and let the gals choose the style. Amsale’s one-shoulder gown is $280 at Bella Bridesmaid, 2560 Third Ave, Seattle, 206-728-5965,; and Mori Lee’s frock is $187 at Moms, Maids, and More, 827 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, 425-455-2202, 0113-red-custom-vintage-neckalace


Prep Squad
Hitchcock Madrona’s Erica Sheehan used vintage gold chain and other classic but spirited elements in this custom-made necklace. Price available upon request from Hitchcock Madrona, 206-838-7173, 




Sweet Shades
We asked the cake lovers at Baked to put a 2013 twist on the ombre trend; their ribbon-lined fondant tiers yield a lusciously plush final course. Prices vary according to order. Baked, 206-307-4847,




Case in point
Look pretty adorable while retrieving your lip gloss with Kate Spade’s bow-topped vintage-inspired resin box clutch. $328 at Kate Spade, 600 Pine St, Seattle, 206-223-5539,




Winter Warmer
Wool toppers allow for a stylishly grand exit after your cold-weather celebration. $70 and $125 at Goorin Bros. Hat Shop, 1610 First Ave, Seattle, 206-443-8082,




Well Seasoned
Shop specialty markets and ethnic aisles for colorful condiments—often under $3 each—that can serve as name cards and take-home favors. Widely available at Big John’s PFI, Uwajimaya, and Whole Foods




Fine and Dandy
Guys are well groomed in locally made silk bow ties by Michael Cepress and color-blocked silk pocket squares from J. Z. Richards. $75 at Michael Cepress, 206-334-7602,; and $40 at Nordstrom, visit for locations




Open Up
A luxe boxed invitation set like this one by Kerri Efendi allows guests to get inside the look and feel of the big day. Prices vary according to order. Kerri Efendi Designs, 360-739-5188,