Set the tone for a seriously chic baby shower with one of these inspiring color palettes. If equating pink with girls and blue with boys doesn't apply to you (or the mom-to-be you're celebrating), then go beyond the expected and check out 20 of our favorite color combos. There's an endless rainbow of options out there!
Yellow, Orange, Pink, and Red
Go bold or go home! A medley of yellow, orange, pink, and red  is a vibrant way to fete a modern mama.
Source: Merriment Events 
Neon and Gold
A trendy mom-to-be will appreciate the contrast of neon and glamorous gold  at this chic shower.
Source: Canary Grey Photography for Somewhere Splendid 
Blue and Orange
Blue and orange  make for a modern, chic pairing.
Source: Dear Lola 
Black and White
Don't think that black and white sounds fitting for a baby shower? Be inspired by this vintage newsprint-themed fete  — it'll likely change your perception.
Source: Tara Rochelle for Layla Grayce 
Yellow and Gray
Celebrate a baby boy or girl on the way with a modern yellow-and-gray  affair.
Brown, Red, and Black
The retro combo of brown, red, and black  is sure to evoke visions of the beloved vintage sock monkey.
Source: Jackie Wonders 
Red, Navy, and Light Blue
Light blue adds dimension  to a classic nautical palette of navy and red.
Source: Honeycomb Events & Design 
Aqua and Yellow
Aqua and yellow  might not sound like a natural pairing, but check out this inspiring soiree.
Source: Pen n Paper Flowers
Pink and Ivory
Err on the side of tradition with a feminine pink-and-ivory shower  for a baby girl.
Source: Frog Prince Paperie 
Yellow and White
Pale yellow and white  can make for a surprisingly elegant "rubber duckie" shower when done right!
Source: Elizabeth Messina 
Varying Degrees of Pink
Embrace the ombré trend  by incorporating shades from the palest pink to the deepest magenta.
Source: Gabriel Ryan Photographers for Hostess With the Mostess 
A Menagerie of Pastels
Incorporate a rainbow of the softest pastel shades  into your event for a baby-friendly, vintage-y vibe.
Source: Wiley Valentine 
Marigold, Chartreuse, and Blue
We love the beachy, breezy vibe of a marigold, chartreuse, and blue palette  for either a boy or a girl.
Source: Anders Ruff 
Baby Blue, Red, and Tan
Shades that work well for a baby girl or boy, baby blue, red, and tan  combine for a sophisticated and unexpected vibe.
Source: Jen Lee Photography for Loralee Lewis 
Black and White and Red, Lime, and Aqua All Over!
There's a lot going on with this mod black-and-white look that contrasts with bold pops of bright color . It lends itself perfectly to a no frills coed shower or gender reveal.
Source: Le Partie Sugar 
A lovely lavender shower  is less expected than pink but still a classic choice.
Source: John McLaughlin for Frog Prince Paperie 
Pale Yellow, Gray, and White
Come rain or shine, a delicate palette of gray, yellow, and white  will make your affair one to remember.
Source: Pottery Barn Kids 
Baby Blue and Chocolate
A hip mustache affair is softened up with shades of baby blue and brown .
Source: Quilted Polka Dot 
Aqua and Red
Celebrate a baby boy, girl, or surprise on the way with an aqua-and-red  party.
Source: Meredith Nelson Photography for Lil Hoot 
Black, White, and Teal
A "milkaholic" theme was a clever take for this new baby's sip-and-see. Be inspired by the idea of combining crisp black and white with one bold color .
Source: Carrie Sellman of Half Baked