6 Classy Ideas For
Black And White Wedding Themes
Black and white wedding themes are a classy, sophisticated
choice. However, this doesn't mean that you can't have some fun with
this type of themed wedding.
While it seems like a straight forward theme idea, there are still some
creative options that you can consider for your big day.
As with any theme you can kick things off with wedding
. Below are 6 more ideas to get things started.
All Dressed In Black
Your attire for your wedding day can be as simple as a white wedding
dress and a black tux, or you can change things up a little. Black wedding dresses
have become very popular, and there is a growing number of styles to
To really stand out, your groom can wear a white jacket or full white
suit to accompany your black dress. If a white tux isn't the style you
are looking for, stick with the traditional black tux that will
compliment whatever type of dress you choose.
Finish off your wedding attire with a white pearl necklace and matching
earrings. If you were lucky enough to get a black diamond engagement
ring or earrings on your wedding day (hint hint), those will also fit
Choosing Your Flowers
If you are getting married in a church, tie black bows on church pews
along with white flowers like calla lily, tulips or roses. For outside
ceremonies you can decorate with daisies, pansies and calla lilies
among other types of white wedding flowers.
For your bouquets, consider using black jack roses (deep red) mixed
with white accent flowers. They can also be used with your ceremony
decorations and centerpieces at your reception.
An Elegant Reception
If you ever wanted to throw a black tie event here is your chance. If
you do choose to do this, make sure you indicate on your wedding invitations
that the event is black tie so your guests know and dress
White tablecloths with black napkins work well for reception tables.
You can also use black runners on white tablecloths as well, or use
long black skirts underneath white tablecloths for a nice effect.
Instead of cake, consider going with chocolate and vanilla cupcakes
with ying-yang black and white icing. If you are going with a cake,
have you baker or cake designer use white flowers or black and white
fondant on your cake.
Drink And Be Merry
No wedding is complete without a signature drink these days. Options
for black and white wedding themes include black and white Russians,
chocolate martinis and black sambuca-based drinks.
Something totally unique that will definitely get your guests attention
is black vodka. Check out Blavod
is the leader in the black vodka industry. They also have some great
drink ideas like the ice berg and midnight sun.
A Classy Ending
Send your guests home with the ever popular black and white cookie as a
wedding favor. There are also some great options for black and white
favor boxes to put candy in.
Dark chocolate is always a crowd favorite, and it just happens to fit
into your theme. Package it up in white favor bags tied off with black
and white ribbon.
Add A Tiny Splash Of Color
If you are thinking that sticking with just black and white wedding themes is a little
too plain for you, consider adding just a tiny splash of color to your
day. You can do this by choosing an accent color like red, pink or
Your accent color of choice can be used on your dress, in decorations,
the flowers you choose and your cake. Don't overdo it though as you
want to keep your theme intact.