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OuterInner.com Introducing 2014's Color Of The Year: Orchid!

outerinner.com introduces orchid color of 2014

OuterInner.com have just heard the news that Pantone, the big player in the color world, have announced their color of 2014: Orchid! What does this mean to us in the world of weddings & occasions dresses? We're going to examine this right here.

'Orchid' Is The Color Of 2014

As you can see, 'orchid' is a color which belongs to purple and plum family of colors. Since it's now the pick of the bunch for 2014 this means that we're going to see this color a lot on the catwalks of the major designers, and creeping even more into weddings. If you haven't considered purple colors, then now maybe this is the time to go check out purple dresses and accessories at OuterInner.com!

Why Should I Choose This Color?

Pantone say on their site:
Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health.  
Sounds great right? And in fact there is so much you can do with orchid, purple, and the related colors, especially where weddings are concerned.

Purple Bridesmaid Dresses Work Well In Any Season

purple bridesmaid dressesPurple bridesmaid dresses look great no matter the season, so it's no surprise that this is a color that OuterInner.com's brides choose again and again, and will do even more so in 2014!

It's Easy To Incorporate Orchid Or Purples Into Your Wedding

Purple, plum, or orchid look great no matter how they're used. Be it in flowers, table settings, bridesmaid dresses, or wedding cakes. Even though they're among the darker colors you might choose for a wedding, they never combine to give a somber feel, and have a nice bright energy to them.

orchid and purple weddingIf you need any more help finding inspiration then click here to see many wedding color ideas from OuterInner.com.

You Can Even Choose A Purple Wedding Gown!

Say it isn't so! A purple wedding gown? Yes! Many brides don't realize that OuterInner wedding gowns can be customized to fit your choice of color! If you'd like a purple wedding gown, then we can make it for you! ;)

purple orchid wedding gown

So is orchid and its purple cousins something that you'd like to be wearing in 2014? Or would you prefer to wear occasions dresses made in different colors? Let us know! Either way, OuterInner.com can cater for your choice of colors, no matter what your taste or event!


Real OuterInner Customer Reviews: Kristen Watters' Bridesmaid Dresses

Kristen Watters' Bridesmaid Dresses

A-line Strapless Floor-length Bridesmaid Dresses with Ruffles Style Code: 00543 $109

One of our recent bridesmaids, Kristen Watters, shared a beautiful picture (above) of her bridesmaid dresses on the OuterInner facebook page! We were really impressed and asked if she'd minding sharing some more and a few words about how it was to shop at OuterInner.com. Luckily for us, she didn't! Let's see what she had to say about her bridesmaid dresses...

"How Did Kristen Feel About Her OuterInner Bridesmaid Dresses?"

Let's look at what Kristen had to say about their bridesmaid dresses:
When the bride first asked me to order from Outer Inner I was little nervous, wondering if it was legit or not. After convincing me it was, I became a little hesitant because I was afraid it wouldn't get delivered, it would be delivered late, or it would get to me and be completely unwearable in some way. But, since the bride wanted it I wanted it, so my friend and I placed our order together. We got the dresses within 8 weeks, I do believe - maybe sooner, but in plenty of time for the wedding. If I could suggest something to other customers, it would be to order a size or two bigger, as our dresses did run smaller, and several girls had to get alterations. However, that is to be expected, and turned out just fine. The dresses were absolutely beautiful and were made of quality material, of which I was impressed. Though I had not heard of Outer Inner when I got married 3 years ago, if I had had this experience beforehand I would have seriously considered buying my dress from them! Thanks again! Kristen
Well, we're loving the feedback Kristen, especially your advice about size! When ordering occasions dresses on line from OuterInner you'll be sure to save money, however you've got to be careful with size and check in more detail than you perhaps usually would from a local store. Don't worry though, it's easy as long as you have a friend and a tape measure! This blog will help you: http://www.outerinner.com/blog/2013/09/06/measuring-yourself-for-occasions-dresses/ Now, let's see some more of Kristen's beautiful pictures of her bridesmaid dresses. Here's a great shot of the whole bridal party and groomsmen, and we love the leafy green surroundings and blue sky for the wedding ~ it's magical!

A-line Strapless Floor-length Bridesmaid Dresses with Ruffles Style Code: 00543 $109

Below is a photo of the beautiful 'first kiss' of the bride and groom, with her bridesmaids tossing their bouquets. Such a fun shot!

A-line Strapless Floor-length Bridesmaid Dresses with Ruffles Style Code: 00543 $109

Love the 'indigo' purple color with 'silver' belt that everyone chose here, they're one of our favorite wedding color combinations!

"Can I Get Kristen's Bridesmaid Dresses For MY Wedding?"

You sure can, as ever just click any of the pictures in this blog to go to the bridesmaid dress page in our store, or you can see the dresses by clicking here.

A-line Strapless Floor-length Bridesmaid Dress with Ruffles

Style Code: 00543 $109

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Remember, if this style doesn't do it for you, you can click here to see our hundreds of other inexpensive bridesmaid dresses!

Wedding Colors & Bridesmaid Dresses: Top 10 Of 2013 (Part 1)

By Adrian Leighton

Top 10 Bridesmaid Dresses & Wedding Colors Of 2013 (Part 1)

Top 10 Bridesmaid Dresses & Wedding Colors Of 2013

It's always difficult to decide which wedding colors you'd prefer for your big day. With the 2013 Spring & Summer wedding season just around the corner, now's a good time to look at some of the most popular colors this year.

It won't surprise you to hear that some of the classic 'favorites' like purples, grays and mints are still going to be hot wedding colors, but there are also some new, and perhaps surprising options to choose from too!

The good thing about 2013 is that there's something for everyone, regardless of if you prefer bright colors, or lighter hues. One surprise is that nude colors are starting to cross over from the catwalk and red carpet to our weddings, so expect to see muted browns and creams at a ceremony near you soon!

So brides, are you ready? Fasten your seatbelts, and let's get into our top 10 wedding colors of 2013:

Top 10 Wedding Colors In 2013

1. Purple

No wedding color list would be complete without purple! It's the color of royalty, elegance, and glamour. All elements that many brides would love at their wedding! As you may know, purple also goes really well with metallic colors, so there is an opportunity to match with silver, gold, and the like. It's also very common in wedding bouquets, so why not match your flowers and bridesmaid dresses for maximum impact?

Here's a purple inspiration board for you from our wedding colors Pinterest board:

purple wedding colors board

Remember that purple bridesmaid dresses also look just great as you can see below:

Purple Halter Empire Waist Sheath Bridesmaid Dress, Style Code: 01618, $89

Purple Halter Empire Waist Sheath Bridesmaid Dress, Style Code: 01618, $89

2. Nudes

Nude colors have been big on the red carpet and with designers, and with a vast choice of muted hues to choose from it's no surprise that this is becoming a popular wedding color choice for brides. Whether it's a mocha, dusky pink, or even beige; every bride can find a nude hue to suit her tastes. Beacuse these muted tones are masters of blending, it's a choice that'll never go out of style!

You know that OuterInner can make most of our bridesmaid dresses in many colors, so all you'll need to do is take a look to find a nude that you love too!

nude bridesmaid dresses

3. Yellow

Spring and Summer are the most popular times for weddings, and so why not go with a bright, cheery yellow which is a great seasonal color, and guaranteed to put a smile on your guests' faces? Yellow adds a natural glow to the wearer, and looks great in wedding pictures. It's also one of the few wedding colors that really complements the natural Spring & Summer greens well.

See how great the yellow bridesmaid dresses look in this outdoor wedding:

yellow bridesmaid dresses

4. Mint Green

Mint green alone is a beautiful fresh color, but who knew that it went so well with gold and indeed other colors like pink, blue, and beige? Because it lends itself so well to pairing with other colors it's also a great choice for many different elements of your wedding such as the invites, favors, and centerpieces.

Here are some examples of why mint is a great idea:

mint green wedding colors

And of course you can find many green bridesmaid dresses at OuterInner, like this pretty style:

Mock Wrapped Strapless Bridesmaid Dress, Style Code: 08319, $69

Mock Wrapped Strapless Bridesmaid Dress, Style Code: 08319, $69

5. Red

If you're Asian then red at weddings won't be strange at all, as it's a traditionally lucky and prestigious color. But for those from other parts of the world you may wonder how to integrate this vibrant color into your day. First of all, red pairs very well with white, and black; both wedding colors that we're sure to see at most weddings (suits, wedding gown etc). Look at this gorgeous picture where the red bridesmaid dresses really 'frame' the bride so well to see what I mean:

red bridesmaid dresses

It's worth mentioning that of course red is commonly used for nails and lips, and why not? But you should also consider using this color for your bridesmaid dresses, and also in your wedding bouquets (after all, how romantic are red roses?).

So that's the first 5 of our top 10 wedding colors for 2013, but look out for part 2 of this blog next week if these aren't quite doing it for you! Do you like these colors? Which would you choose? One of the best ways to integrate wedding colors into your day is to choose your bridesmaid dresses in them, so take a look today.

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All you need to do is choose your favorite 10 OuterInner prom dresses, pin them to a Pinterest board, and share it with us before March 25th - easy! Just click here to join in and see how:

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