Dress too white to wear to someone else's wedding?

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Is this dress too white to wear to be a guest at a wedding?
    Yes, wear something else : (24 votes)
    35 %
    No, it's totally fine : (45 votes)
    65 %
  • Post # 4
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    1721 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    While the dress is not all white like I expected and I would be totally fine with someone wearing that to my wedding, it might be better safe than sorry to wear a dress that isn’t mostly white. or is it a wedding where you know the bride well enough to ask her if it’s ok?

    Post # 6
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    1140 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    If someone wore this to my wedding i would not care. But im pretty laid back.

    Post # 7
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    2912 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Its fine. It’s black, pink and white so it’s cool.

    Post # 8
    Member
    6888 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    I wiuldn’t blink an eye.  Your dress in no way looks bridal.   But some people are really touchy on this subject.  

    Post # 9
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    1560 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @marjojo:  as long as the dress is not solid white, I think it’s fine. It’s a colorblock dress and I have worn something similar to a wedding with no issue.

    Post # 10
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    1275 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Will you be in formal photographs with the bride? I’m one of the girls who’s way weird about people wearing white. It’s not about guests being confused, because your dress looks no way bridal, but it’s about contrast and focal points in the pictures.

    Post # 12
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    5445 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I wouldn’t worry about it. Since it’s tonight I don’t imagine you have time to go shopping anyway. 

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