Olive green is a perfect earthy tone for your wedding color theme. It works particularly well for autumnal weddings, especially if you’re holding your wedding in a forest setting.
The richness of the green will go perfectly with the surrounding greenery, and the other great thing about this color is it can vary from a brighter hue to darker, more grayish tones that are similar to khaki.
Below you can find some inspiration for an olive green wedding, from botanical arrangements of foliage to wedding invitations, bridesmaid dresses, and decor.
If you’re looking for something a little different from your average pastel hues and wedding neutrals, look no further…
Cream and olive green roses are a perfect way to integrate subtle hues of olive green into your bouquet while still keeping things sophisticated.
Olive branches are simple and elegant. They’re perfect for adding Mediterranean or Grecian flair to your wedding day.
This wild and wispy bouquet is made up of seeded eucalyptus, rosemary, Israeli Ruscus and sprengeri, and looks wonderful alongside a flowing bohemian wedding dress.
The dark green leaves of this woodland bouquet pair perfectly with the neutral roses - proving that olive green doesn’t have to be an overpowering color in your bridal theme, instead, simply use it to enhance the other colors.
Succulents of various shades make a unique bouquet, and you can mix the colors up: from cool jade green to rich olive and dark forest green. The different textures and shapes make an eye-catching bouquet that will turn heads.
An assortment of ferns and poppy pods, with a tumbling trail of Amaranth, and wispy strands of Clematis Vine give a modern, wild twist to the classic bridal bouquet.
Deep olive green looks radiant in a simple and elegant Grecian style dress. This dress works for both brides or bridesmaids, and the draping skirt and cinched-in waist are flattering on a myriad of body shapes.
Olive green looks gorgeous in satin fabric, which really emphasizes the different tones of this rich shade. Satin also gives a feel of luxury and sophistication.
Dark olive green looks perfect paired with pale pink.
Keep things toned down with a cooler shade of olive green.
For the ultimate green-themed wedding, combine different shades of green, from cool jade to deep olive and bold teal.
For a forest-themed wedding, a simple sleeveless dress with a draping skirt works perfectly with a delicate floral headband for a relaxed, bohemian vibe.
Dark forest green paired with olive green foliage looks elegant and stunning - particularly for an autumnal or forest-themed wedding.
A tweed olive suit will add timeless vintage sophistication to your wedding day.
Brighter shades of olive green are perfect for a summer wedding or those with Mediterranean themes or settings.
One of the great things about olive green is that it looks great paired with neutral tones such as gray or brown. So you needn’t go all out - just hints of olive green can really tie your wedding decor and looks together.
Tables adorned with foliage create a natural, bohemian feel that will really bring your wedding party to life.
Keep your theme simple and sophisticated with gentle bouquets and sprigs of olive branches. Cool olive tones also look beautiful with blush pink or silver.
Opulent olive green looks stunning paired with gold.
Olive branches provide a simple decoration that’s timeless yet modern. They also look gorgeous with white.
For a summery Mediterranean feel, pair olive green with lemon prints.
Go all out olive for a fairytale-esque wedding.
Pastel green is the perfect way to keep your color scheme subtle and light. Plus you can add as little or as much of it as you wish.