|Down to earth is an English idiom meaning "practical and realistic". Brown is a down to earth, natural, neutral color. It is a warm color that represents wholesomeness, dependability, friendliness, and steadfastness. Use shades of brown to represent the warmth and honesty of your marriage. Taupe, beige or cream make lovely spring and summer colors, and chocolate brown is lovely for fall and winter. This shade can be coupled with many other shades as it is a neutral tone. Pairs lovely with an ivory wedding gown. Gold, copper and rust accents add warmth and dimension to brown.