Purple Save the Dates

Historically the color purple has been associated with royalty and wealth. Even the bible eludes to a woman named Lydia who sold purple cloth—a rare color since dying fabric to that hue would have been quite difficult to do. While purple no longer equates to wealth as much as gold or silver, it still evokes a sense of extravagance and beauty and is used by royalty throughout the world.

Purple comes in a variety of shades and names:

  • Blackberry
  • Crimson
  • Grape
  • Lavender
  • Lilac
  • Maroon
  • Mauve
  • Merlot
  • Plum
  • Port
  • Violet
  • Wine

Each of these purplish hues bring to mind slight subtleties in style and feeling, so finding the shade that's right for your wedding is key. Purple is a blend of red and blue, so those colors don't typically couple well with it because it is so close in tone. Purple pairs well with silver, gold, white, and yellow.

Even though purple has a regal feel, the save the dates in this collection are affordably priced despite their luxurious looks. Find the template that fits you best, add your wedding details, and mail them to your guests so they can save your wedding date.