Elegant Gold and Purple Wedding Ideas

Utah bridal session

Robert Frost once wrote that “Nothing gold can stay.” He may have been right, but Michelle Leo Events and her amazing creative crew sure timed it right for this gorgeous gold and purple fall inspired wedding shoot. With textures and jewel tones galore, and the aspen grove glowing gold in the background, this inspirational shoot is truly enchanting.

Need more elegant gold and purple wedding ideas? What a golden opportunity for you to check out the full gallery! There you can see every last glowing image captured by Pepper Nix Photography all taken at Utah’s Camp Cloud Rim.

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I knew we were going to be shooting outside in the mountains surrounded by thousands of gold trees. I wanted to bring in some sort of element that would allow me to utilize the natural gold color palette of the aspen trees so I decided to work with reflective surfaces for my table tops. I selected a mirrored dining table and paired it with a matching sofa table from ZGallerie.

In addition, I selected a secondary color pallet inspired by a simple fig to offset the richness of the gold hues. The textures of this shoot are rich with nature-inspired elements that complimented the intricate patterns and textures of the place mats and flatware at each place setting of this regal dining table.

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paper suite by moira design studio

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wedding menu

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champange cocktails

The paper suite stole my heart! Moira Design Studio produced a custom-made water-color per my request and I just can’t get over the beautiful gold calligraphy of the menus, name tags, and more. I wanted simple yet elegant and I am thrilled with how these delicate paper pieces tied in the overall theme of this shoot. Beautifully done, Moira Design Studio!

I couldn’t decide on just one cake for this shoot so my cake designer, Cake-A-Licious indulged me with three, individual cakes. Each a work of art. From the simplicity of the naked cake adorned with figs, to the sugar spun cake and an amazing metallic gold and white cake, who wouldn’t want to dive in and have a feast of yummy, sugary goodness?!

naked cake topped with figs

figs as cake topper

gold sheen wedding cake

There’s a wide variety of texture throughout the fashion elements of this shoot also. The rich pattern on the brides dress works nicely with the soft and flowing chiffon of the maids. Each bouquet is bursting with various textures of blooms and berries that add to the richness of the season and compliments what the girls are wearing.

Get a closer look at this natural gold wedding by watching the fabulous film created by Chris McClain Productions below.

Event Designer & Coordinator: Michelle Leo Events
Photographer: Pepper Nix Photography

Photographer: Logan Walker Photography
Venue: Camp Cloud Rim
Makeup: Kristen Packard
Cake: Cake-A-Licious
Caterer: Brown Brothers Catering
Cinematography: Chris McClain Productions
Dress Shop, Jewelry & Veil or Hair Accessories: Alta Moda Bridal
Dress Designer: Modern Trousseau
Flowers: Blooms and Blossoms
Stationery: Moira Design Studio
Prop or Furniture Rentals: ZGallerie
Vintage couches and chairs by Big Day Vintage Rental
Bridesmaid Dresses: Amsale & Ivy & Aster from Lily & Iris
Hair: Ashleigh Barlow & Taylor Packard

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  1. -100. @designcorral says:

    Elegant Gold and Purple Wedding Ideas http://t.co/tF8D5T2YXR

  2. -100. @jewelbuginbiz says:

    RT @weddingchicks: … Falling for this Gold Glam Inspiration @MLeoEvents @cakealicious_ut @PepperNix @Blooms_Blossoms @ZGallerie http://t.…

  3. -100. Michelle Leo Events says:

    Thanks for featuring my work, Wedding Chicks! I am so thankful for the amazing team of vendors who came together to make this beautiful inspiration shoot, and my creative vision come to life. What a lovely experience working with a handful of the industry’s best! XO to my team!

  4. -100. Lauren Berg says:

    This is such a beautiful shoot, I am so happy I could be apart of this wonderful team <3

  5. What a stunning location for a glamorous shoot!

  6. -100. @Blooms_Blossoms says:

    RT @weddingchicks: … Falling for this Gold Glam Inspiration @MLeoEvents @cakealicious_ut @PepperNix @Blooms_Blossoms @ZGallerie http://t.…

  7. -100. @MichaelDCousins says:

    RT @weddingchicks: … Falling for this Gold Glam Inspiration @MLeoEvents @cakealicious_ut @PepperNix @Blooms_Blossoms @ZGallerie http://t.…

  8. -100. Kristen Packard says:

    So excited to see so many beautiful things happening in one place! I feel honored to have worked with this awesome team!

  9. -100. Plum Pretty Sugar says:

    Gorgeous prettiness in every little detail! We love this inspiration!



  10. -100. @weddingchicks says:

    lotsa love and beauty from utah —-> http://t.co/TawzOFsJKA

  11. -100. @swakevents says:
  12. -100. @MLeoEvents says:

    RT @ZGallerie: We <3 this photo from @mleoevents’ #wedding shoot, featuring our dining furniture & tableware: http://t.co/VLwHzJ48SN http:/…

  13. -100. @cakealicious_ut says:

    RT @weddingchicks: … Falling for this Gold Glam Inspiration @MLeoEvents @cakealicious_ut @PepperNix @Blooms_Blossoms @ZGallerie http://t.…

  14. -100. @Blooms_Blossoms says:

    RT @ZGallerie: We <3 this photo from @mleoevents’ #wedding shoot, featuring our dining furniture & tableware: http://t.co/VLwHzJ48SN http:/…

  15. This is just incredible. Every last detail. This location is what I wish I could have found for my own wedding. The photography is fantastic. Just…no words…

  16. -100. Agatha says:

    Beautiful photos and gorgeous wedding ideas! Love the colour theme.

  17. -100. Allie Schroeder says:

    Michelle!!! WOW. This is gorgeous!! Way to go.. again!! :)

  18. -100. Shauna Nemelka says:

    This stunning photo shoot not only captures the glorious scenery of Utah, it showcases the unbelievable talent in Utah’s wedding industry. It combines classy elegance with a touch of woodland… sheer brilliance and beauty!

  19. -100. Anna says:

    Love the details… Where is the bridal hair piece from? Gorgeous!

  20. -100. Kelli Dabling says:

    So lucky to have participated in such a breathing inspiration shoot!

  21. -100. Michelle Leo Events says:

    Anna, the bridal hair piece is from Alta Moda Bridal.

  22. -100. Kimberly says:


    I love these colors and would like to use them for my wedding. You did an exquisite job. What would the groomsmen wear!?


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