There are so many shades of purple, from lavender to eggplant and violet to magenta, that there's bound to be a shade of this royal color that's right for you. Use one shade of purple for a modern, monochrome look, or mix a lot of different colors in wild abandon. Here's some examples of purple used in real Cleveland weddings and by local wedding vendors. What do you think of purple as a wedding color?
-- violet invitations by Cotton Ink
Middle row, left to right:
-- purple centerpieces styled by McPherson Events & Design, from "Cleveland Wedding Vendor Spotlight: McPherson Events & Design"
-- The Metropolitan at The 9, styled by Kirkbrides Wedding Planning & Design, from "Gatsby Wedding Inspiration at the Metropolitan at The 9"
-- lavender bridesmaids' dresses, from "Kelly and Doug's Charming Chagrin Falls Wedding"
-- bright purple bridesmaids' dresses, from "A Cleveland-Themed Real Wedding"