It's officially summertime! While you brides-to-be are working on your tans, you may be inspired to plan your own beach destination wedding. Inspired by a vintage postcard from Havana, today's palette of of sunwashed ivory, green, yellow, and peach captures the look of glamorous side of 1940s Cuba. Bring some tropical flair to your fete with a ceremony marker made from lush greens and hanging white blooms. Dapper ring bearers in seersucker suits and bow ties will make a grand entrance. Your guests will be grateful for elegant parasols to shield them from sun while they sip on traditional Cuban mojitos. And, of course, your beachside soiree is not complete without an airy chiffon dress to catch the ocean breezes!
TOP ROW: Parasol, Photography by Michelle Turner; Vintage Havana postcard; Beach wedding, Martha Stewart Weddings; MIDDLE ROW: Ring Bearers, Martha Stewart Weddings; Ceremony arbor, Martha Stewart Weddings; Invitation Suite, Dauphine Press; Cuban cigars and leafy boutonniere, Photography by Serendipity Studios; Frozen Chiffon Rainbow cake, Martha Stewart Living; BOTTOM ROW: Havana street, Photography by Jose Villa, via Once Wed; Mojitos, Martha Stewart Living; Silk chiffon "Dune" Gown, J.Crew Weddings