The hottest new colours for this season are cerise & baby pink shades all mixed up together. Any bright, hot, shocking, deep pink teamed with softer pinks are key colours for weddings in 2007/8.

When it comes to choosing a colour theme for your wedding, many brides dismiss the idea of pink as they assume it will be too predictable. The reality is however, that pink is a great colour on so many levels.

First of all, pink is a very flattering colour. It looks great on men and women of all colourings whether they have pale, olive or dark skin or whether they have black, brown, blonde or red hair. The only potential issue with choosing pink as your colour theme is bringing your husband-to-be round to the idea. Naturally, he won't be expected to wear a completely pink suit [unless he is especially eccentric!], though he will have to wear some pink in his outfit. The colour can easily be introduced on a waistcoat, cravat, pocket hanky etc.

Pink is also an especially versatile colour and goes with pretty much everything. So, when it comes to choosing the men's suits, black, grey, navy, cream or white suits will look well matched with many shades of pink. This is a great incentive for you as your man can choose his own suit without the fear of not matching with everything else.

As far as accessories are concerned, pink is a commonplace colour [especially baby pink] that can be found anywhere. On this basis, when you are choosing your wedding favours and table decorations, you can be sure that these will be a close shade of pink to your bridesmaids and the overall colour match will be good.

Pink by its nature is also not a seasonal colour. Of course, lighter shades probably lend themselves more to a spring/summer wedding although not exclusively. It's the colours that are used alongside the pink that will determine the time of year that you wish to get married. For example, teaming baby pinks with cerise shades will look fantastic for a summer event. If you are getting married in the spring, you could introduce lilac, lemon and sage green for a lighter feel. For those tying the knot in the autumn months, pinks with chocolate browns will be the perfect choice. On the other hand, pinks that are complemented with silver and gold shades will look ideal for a more wintry affair.

Another huge plus for choosing pink as your main wedding colour is that your floral options are maximised considerably. Pink is probably the most common colour for flowers that are available throughout most of the year at all florists. Not only is the world your oyster as far as choice is concerned but you may also save money by choosing flowers that are more abundant.

So, by choosing the shades of pink carefully and considering which other colours can be used alongside, pink wedding colours are an absolute must for those of you tying the knot in 2007/8.