Post # 1
Next week we are taking engagement pictures! Yay!
But … I don’t know what I’m wearing yet. FI is wearing jeans, black shoes, jeans, and this shirt:
<br />[photo removed at request of OP]
He LOVES this shirt and is insisting on very few things for the wedding. Wearing this shirt is one of them. I think he looks AMAZING in this shirt …
…but our wedding colors are coral and light green (with beige and black accents). I’m worried about making it work for Save the Dates and any pics we want to use for decor at the wedding.
…and what color(s) do I wear? I like wearing colorful clothes, so I don’t want to go neutral.
Advice please! Thank you!
Post # 3
@DaniLyn: I guess your wedding colours would be considered “neutral”, otherwise I would have suggested wearing something coral/light green/beige.
What about using props in your wedding colours? For example, you could have coral/light green balloons? So it would look similar to this:
Or you make the engagement pic you use for the STDs and wedding decorations sepia coloured (beige-ish) so it would fit within your theme:
Post # 4
@alaha: Coral is plenty bright for me, so that’s an option. I love the balloon idea and the sepia for the StDs (I’d been thinking maybe black and white, but that wasn’t feeling quite right – sepia seems better!). Thanks for the ideas!
Post # 5
I don’t think your engagement photos need to reflect the colors of your wedding.
I would also recommend wearing 2-3 different outfits for the engagement shoot. I think the 2-3 outfits should be dramatically different from one another…. say a dress for one and perhaps jeans and a shirt for the other.
My first outfit was a blue dress with a beige belt. My second outfit was a pink and beige printed shirt with a solid bottom. I think the patterned shirt did not photograph as well as the blue dress so I think sticking to solid colors is better.
I am not a fan of props but that is just me…. I find them visually distracting…..
Post # 6
@californiabride2013: Thanks for the printed vs. solid tip. I’m planning on trying to find one jeans/shirt combo and one dress. I don’t think I’ll be getting FI into another outfit though. Maybe he’ll put his sports coat over for a few though…