Post # 1
Soo my issue is, I’m having a spring wedding. Fiance has Celtic background and wants to get married in his family’s tartan – no big deal. this is the tartan:
The groomsmen will be wearing very dark grey/almost black plain kilts.
I love the kilt, but I don’t want to use any of those colours in my wedding =/ I sort of feel like the decor/BM dresses should be coordinated but I find myself drawn to other colours.
Would it look ridicuous and out of place if we had, say, light springy decor (pinks or yellows or whatever) and Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses that don’t match the kilt? I think the colours in his kilt are more suited for a winter wedding, I just don’t want things to look so mismatched!
Post # 3
Don’t know if I’d go with pink but there’s yellow in the kilt already and purple…so how about lavender? Or light blue?
Post # 4
Why not use the same colors but paler shades? You could get away with any combination of light blue(s), spring green(s), pale yellow(s), lavendar, etc., plus the white/cream/ivory of the pinstripe, and be more springlike but still be coordinated. Unless you really wanted something like red or orange, there is a lot you can do with paler shades and still stay within the color families represented by his tartan.
Post # 5
- Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry
Don’t worry about coordinating the kilt with dresses/decor-pinks/yellows would be fine. If you wanted to pull out kilt colors, that blue’s nice for spring, but no one will notice if you don’t use any of them.
Post # 6
Most weddings here that I see the bridesmaids do co ordinate with the kilts and I will be doing that too. There are always shades that you can pick out from the tartan to suit pretty much any theme or time of year.
Post # 7
Ooh I do like the idea of cream and lighter shades….didn’t even think of that! Genius!