With so many vendors to coordinate and so many details to get right, wedding planning can become a bit challenging. At Kennedy Blue, we think it should be fun! This is the day you’ve been dreaming about…the day you’re counting down to…the day you can’t wait for! No, we can’t hire your band or finalize your seating arrangements, but we can provide you with color swatches to make sure your entire wedding party and every vendor is coordinated exactly the way you’ve imagined.
1. Planning your wedding color palette will be a cinch.
Navy’s on-trend, but blush is so romantic. Slate blue is another hot color, but will it look good with your favorite metallic and your florals? There are so many palette options to choose from, so why not make it easier by having Kennedy Blue swatches right in front of you? No need to guess or start from scratch when you can order different shades for just $1 each.
2. Ordering your bridesmaid dresses will be painless.
You’ve picked your palette, now it’s time to coordinate. Once you’ve decided on your favorite Kennedy Blue designs, we recommend ordering a color swatch. Everyone loves the convenience of online shopping, but the truth is that different computer monitors, mobile devices, and tablet screens all have different resolutions, and the color you see on screen may not appear exactly the same way in person. We want you to love your Kennedy Blue dresses as much as we do and, with a color swatch in hand, you can confirm that you are ordering the right shade and fabric.
3. Sharing with your vendors will guarantee coordination.
If you tell your florist that your ‘maids are wearing light blue, there’s no guarantee that his or her idea of light blue is the same as yours. Avoid any confusion and eliminate any chance of disappointment by showing your exact color to your vendors. If you want your invitations, décor, flowers, table linens, and other accents to coordinate or match, providing everyone involved with a color swatch is the most effective way to do it.
4. Your groomsmen will definitely need them.
Guys always need…a little extra help, right? If you want your groomsmen to match their ties, vests, or pocket squares to your bridesmaid dresses, make sure they have a swatch with them when they order their accessories. There’s no other way to ensure continuity or confirm that the colors will match without an actual piece of fabric in the precise hue.
5. Your life will be so much easier!
There’s a reason why there are so many professional (and expensive) wedding planners out there, and that’s because it’s hard work! If you’re doing it all yourself, we suggest taking any small steps you can to make the task a little bit easier and a little bit more enjoyable. A color swatch will do just that.
We’ve seen many brides carry her Maid of Honor’s dress to different vendors for color coordination, but we all know it can take weeks (and sometimes even months) for that gown to arrive. You can’t put off planning all of the little details of your wedding until the dress arrives, and when it does come in, do you really want to run the risk of ruining it because you’re carrying it to and from vendors all over town? Save yourself time and aggravation by ordering a color swatch.
Don’t provide your vendors or groomsmen with a digital photo of your chosen color—you’re never going to get seamless coordination or cohesion that way. Take advantage of our swatch service today and let Kennedy Blue help you perfectly plan your wedding!