Marseille Bleu: 2024’s Wedding Color of the Year + 6 Linens to Love
In the realm of weddings, Marseille Bleu reigns supreme as the 2024 Wedding Color of the Year, anointed by BRIDES and Minted. Striking the perfect balance between brightness and neutrality, and rooted in the sophistication of the French coastal city, Marseille Bleu serves as a chic “something blue” for couples seeking a touch of elegance, as affirmed by Gabriella Rello Duffy, Editorial Director of BRIDES. Inspired by Yves Klein’s iconic International Klein Blue, this vibrant cobalt shade offers boundless opportunities for wedding décor and a tried-and-true blue hue.
Marseille Bleu Table Linens
Table linens emerge as the unsung heroes of event design, wielding the transformative ability to redefine table aesthetics and elevate the overall ambiance of events. These versatile textile canvases, spanning from refined fabrics to lively patterns, not only shield tables but act as the foundational backdrop for table settings, creating an instantaneous visual impact that sets the tone for any occasion. As we step into the wedding trends of 2024 and 2025, Marseille Bleu, a timeless blue tone inspired by the French coastal city, emerges as a power player in nuptial aesthetics. Its dynamic and lively nature makes it a chameleon in the world of table linens, seamlessly adapting to various themes, formalities, and styles. Whether it’s a grand wedding, corporate gala, or an intimate dinner party, the careful selection of table linens, especially those featuring the Marseille Bleu hue, can effortlessly convey the essence of the event, adding a touch of timeless elegance and versatility to the celebration. In the spirit of this timeless tone, we’ve rounded up some favorites from our table linen collection to weave Marseille Bleu into your big day.
Paige Cobalt: This geometric masterpiece redefines the notion of chic sophistication. Far from your conventional tablecloth, Paige Cobalt infuses modern elegance into tablescapes, boasting a stylish geometric design in a vibrant Marseille Blue hue. A statement piece in its own right, this cloth is a versatile option for a variety of events, from corporate soirées to upscale galas.
Livia Sapphire: Livia Sapphire introduces Marsielle Bleu through a mesmerizing paint stroke-style floral pattern in rich indigo hues. As a centerpiece of elegance, it leaves a lasting impression on your guests, making it an ideal choice for lavish wedding receptions or intimate dinner parties. Use Livia Sapphire as a full table linen or rent our table runner or napkin for an added understated pop on tables.
Barcode Navy: Marseille Bleu meets metallics and neutrals. This striped linen isn’t just eye-catching; it’s a practical showcase of the Color of the Year’s versatility. The mingling of Marseille Bleu with metallics and neutrals in Barcode Navy sets the stage for a night of understated dazzle, making it suitable for a range of events from classic to contemporary. It’s a straightforward and impactful choice that seamlessly adapts to various settings, proving that Marseille Bleu can be the focal point of any occasion.
Bouquet Lapis: One stellar representation of Marseille Bleu’s captivating charm is found in the Bouquet Lapis linen. This exquisite piece features an abstract floral-esque pattern of brushstrokes, showcasing a vibrant palette that intertwines violet, teal, and navy hues. The amalgamation of these colors creates a cohesive, rich, and playful ambiance, offering a striking visual impact that resonates with opulence and sophistication. As more than just a tablecloth, Bouquet Lapis serves as a testament to the artistry inherent in event design, making it an ideal choice for events ranging from black-tie affairs to stylish soirées.
Millennial Blue: Marseille Bleu takes center stage in Millennial Blue, blending seamlessly with navy and metallic hues in a classic stripe pattern. This Instagram-worthy linen not only captures classic and modern vibes but provides the perfect backdrop for your guests’ photos.
Davey Coastline Blue: The infusion of cobalt, neutral, and navy stripes in this linen creates a subtle yet captivating Marseille Bleu color palette. Embracing a classic seafaring aesthetic, this tablecloth strikes the perfect balance, offering a nod to classic maritime vibes without overwhelming the senses. With its delicate play of colors, Davey Coastline Blue becomes a versatile and tasteful choice, seamlessly weaving Marseille Bleu into event design for a touch of coastal elegance without going totally overboard. Accent this beauty with some of our faves from the Coastline Collection, Patchwork Seabreeze or Hemstitch Navy Napkin for a pulled together look.
Expanding the Influence of Marseille Bleu
Beyond the realm of linens, this captivating hue holds the power to transform not only tables but also other essential elements of your celebration. Imagine infusing Marseille Bleu into your event’s narrative through thoughtfully curated details, creating a harmonious and cohesive visual experience. From stationery and menu cards to florals and centerpieces, Marseille Bleu becomes a unifying thread that ties together different components of your event design. The dynamic and lively nature of Marseille Bleu allows it to adapt effortlessly, ensuring its impact is felt in every corner of your celebration, transcending traditional boundaries and bringing a touch of coastal elegance to every detail.
Lounge Setups & Pillow Accents
Transform your wedding venue into a stylish haven by incorporating Marseille Bleu-infused lounge furniture and pillows, available for rent at Reverie Social. Not only do we offer table linens featuring this color of the year, but we have a variety of pillows available to rent in your favorite table linen patterns and prints. This provides the perfect opportunity to coordinate your lounge with your table, making your event design not just cohesive but seamlessly interconnected. Picture chic seating arrangements that seamlessly blend with the color of the year, creating cozy corners for your guests to enjoy.
Menu Cards and Custom Stationery
Infusing Marseille Bleu into your wedding narrative adds a touch of sophistication and unity to your celebration. Picture your guests perusing elegantly designed menu cards adorned with Marseille Bleu accents, setting the stage for the culinary experience. Custom stationery, from invitations to place cards, takes on a new level of refinement as Marseille Bleu weaves through each detail, creating a cohesive and elegant tone that resonates throughout your entire event, whether it’s a black-tie affair or a barefoot celebration on the beach.
Florals, Centerpieces & Tabletop Rentals
Elevate your wedding ambiance by introducing the allure of Marseille Bleu into your floral arrangements and centerpieces. Imagine rich indigo hues blending seamlessly with vibrant blooms or flickering candles, creating a harmonious and sophisticated atmosphere. Elevate your design further by considering colored glassware and patterned china as additional canvases for weaving in the allure of Marseille Bleu, adding depth and nuance to the overall aesthetic of your event.
Jan. 09, 2024