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True Colors: Blush Hour

All the rage in everything from fashion to décor, soft pinks anchor a romantic any-season palette

PHOTOGRAPHS BY JUSTIN MYERS

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Big & Rich

Voluminous, sculptural blooms like café au lait and white dahlias, shocking lilies, and phalaenopsis orchids give dreamy drama to florist Hilary Holmes’s trim posy. $265 seasonally at Emerald Petals, 3948 N Mississippi Ave

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Stone Rosy

Local designer Elizabeth Perry’s necklaces make for gorgeous ’maid gifts and wedding photos that rock. (Check out her smart bridal hair adornments, too.) Agate “Perfect” necklace, $48, at Mapel Boutique, 7453 SW Bridgeport Rd, Tigard, mapelboutique.com

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Best Buds

Available in countless colors, Jellycat’s corps of plush critters—like Bashful Piggy here—are a thoughtful thank-you for hardworking tykes who toss petals or bear bling. Piggy, $18, at Grasshopper, 1816 NE Alberta St, grasshopperstore.com

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Love Bites

Guests will savor cute favor boxes of artisanal strawberry lollipops and cherry cola gumdrops. Mini gable boxes, $20/10, and custom tags, $7.50/10, at Fancy That, 1336 NE Orenco Station Pkwy, Hillsboro; candy prices vary at Quin

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Flash Dance

Slip into Christian Louboutin’s jeweled mesh and metallic leather Body Strass flats for überglamour that’s comfy until last call. $995 at Mario’s, 833 SW Broadway

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Beyond the Pale

Pull a Reese and own the aisle in pink, or outfit a chic MOB in the hot hue. Price upon request for Watters’s two-piece at Ania Collection, 419 SW Fourth Ave; Cathy Waterman “Love” charm, $3,330, and necklace, $1,144, at Twist, 30 NW 23rd Pl; Teri Jon dress, $515, at Joy’s Uptown Style, 1627 NW Glisan St

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Letter of Interest

Send guests a warm welcome to a long weekend of food, folks, and fun with Eugene-based Little Arrow’s customizable and affordable (!) Blushing Petals suite. $798 per 100 of full suite as shown, littlearrowstudio.com

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Time-Based Art

Groom gift tip: make his every day a masterpiece with the iconic Oyster Perpetual Datejust Rolex in a modern mix of stainless steel and Everose gold. $11,200 at Packouz Jewelers, 522 SW Broadway

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At Your Service

Dine in unique style with Something Borrowed’s eclectic vintage china and goblets (they stock enough for 300 guests), gold flatware, and custom linen napkins. Prices vary according to rentals

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In the Ring

When the dress requires minimal embellishment, “other hand” bling is a total knockout. Rosa Maria diamond and silver ring, $1,778, and Anaconda agate and gold ring, $2,355, at Twist, 30 NW 23rd Pl

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Flush Crush

The new Bluemercury brick-and-mortar brims with luxury beauty products (like this Nars pairing for a just-bitten pout) and does bridal makeup. Sex Machine lip pencil, $25, and Candy Says lip gloss, $26, 7291 SW Bridgeport Rd, Tigard, bluemercury.com

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Light Fantastic

Lux Sucre Desserts’ pretty raspberry vanilla bean pavlovas make a delicate alternative to cake or fine finish for rehearsals. $8 each, luxsucre.com; cake plate, $15, at Something Borrowed

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Local Flavor

Steep your reception in elegance with the Smith Tea Weddings Collection, or personalize the keepsake tin’s label for a charming hotel gift-bag stuffer. Prices vary according to quantity ordered at Steven Smith Teamaker, smithtea.com/weddings

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