Sep 3

Black and White Wedding Cake Couture

Black and white is a classic wedding color combination that can suit almost any wedding style. This stunning color palette never goes out of style and is sure to capture your guests attention. It’s sharp contrast can provide elegance, romance and a touch of vintage – or provide a sleek contemporary look. One major trend is to style your cake after the bride’s gown or jewelry – or even the the stationary and floral arrangements. Here are some examples of how to dress up your black and white cake on the big day!

Image courtesy of Maki’s Cakes
Image courtesy of Lela New York
Bring your stationary to your cake designer to have them tailor the same pattern or embellishments¬† into the icing, like this elegant damask print complete with bow detail and sparkly brooch. 

Image courtesy of Faye Cahill Cake Design via Wedding Style Guide
Image courtesy of Avalaya

Add a romantic touch by echoing the high contrast of a black beaded necklace against a white dress through black dotted icing on your cake. It makes for a lovely silhouette, while still keeping things simple.

Image courtesy of Yummy Cake Co.
Image courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings
Make an impact with a more modern approach to black and white using bold stripes. Here stripes of varying width add depth and detail to a 4-tier cake, while adding a touch of sophistication to a simple bouquet.
Photo courtesy of Tara Donne via Real Simple
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Looking to add a bit of couture to your wedding? Textural lace detailing makes a white cake simply stunning. Make an entrance with a fabulous couture gown and matching cake.

What black and white details will you include in your wedding?

  1. stephanie michele says:

    Love this post, as I'm also a huge fan of the B/W wedding!

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