blush wedding dress – is coral for bridesmaids ok?

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 2
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I like it. I also like the idea of using the flowers in the bouquets to tie the color of your dress in with the color of the BM dresses.

Post # 3
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Buzzing bee

sarah.ware:  If your dress is a pale blush like in the photo presented, I think it could work. I agree with boogiewoogies that you can use pale pink bouquets to make the look more consistent. I’d do a white or cream bouquet for you, but that’s my perference and you might have a different idea of what you want.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

sarah.ware:  I really like it!

My dress is a pale peachy/blush colour and I’m getting darker coral/peachy dresses for my bridesmaids. My FI will be in a light powder grey suit, with the groomsmen in a much much darker charcoal grey. So I figured that the BMs in a darker shade similar to my dress would make us all go together well but also make sure that my FI and I stand out a bit from the crowd!

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think it will be lovely.

Post # 6
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Helper bee

From the way the picture presents it I think it will look beautiful and that you are ok to keep the bridesmaid dresses as is. As PPs have said can work with the flowers to help bring the look together if need to at all. 

Post # 8
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Newbee

from the presentation, it is really good match. 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

boogiewoogies:  I second that! Flowers can really tie it all together. Even without them, I think the color combo looks great!

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - 13th ~ TN

sarah.ware:  This is my color scheme too, with brown and gold, and I am having hardest time picturing it.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

sarah.ware:  Blush with coral sounds like ombre to me. Very hot!!

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

I would be a little worried about the combination. To me, coral generally looks very orangey, ESPECIALLY when you pair it with a pink tone. How dark are your bridesmaids’ coral dresses? Do you have pictures of their actual dresses?

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I think it can look good.  It will also depend on how you tie it all together. . .like white roses with either gold or silver accents. Since you are already having all of that color,  you should only use neutral accents.

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