Post # 1
I have a questions for the other brides out there…how do you feel about your guests wearing red to your wedding? I’ve had a friend ask me if it’s OK…etiquette states no white but red seems ok, right?
Would a dress in this color (or any other color) bother you???
Post # 3
It wouldn’t bother me for a guest to wear red, but it would bother me, if the dress was really revealing and/or really short.
Edit: The only time the color of the dress would bother me is if it was white or it clashed with the colors of my venue and/or my colors.
Post # 4
I think it’s fine! Red is actually the color of celebration to the Chinese so I would like seeing people in celebration colors!
Post # 5
I wouldn’t even think twice about red. Hell, my mom wore red! But she did ask to make sure it was okay and I thought it was completely unecessary
Post # 6
I wouldn’t mind at all! 🙂
Post # 7
Any color is acceptable as long as it is not what the bride is wearing. Red is fine, black is fine, etc.
Post # 8
Hm. I’ve never heard of red being against etiquette. I thought it was only white. I just bought a red dress to wear to a wedding, so I hope it’s fine!!
Post # 9
I don’t have a problem with any colour other than ALL white!
Post # 10
I don’t care. Red is fine, I don’t even care about white as long as it’s not bridal looking. I’d honestly just be happy to see people wearing anything besides cowboy boots and their “fancy jeans.” Le sigh.
Post # 11
Red’s one of my sorority colors, so I would be happy if people wore it. But I know what you’re getting at. It’s such a bold color, it could possibly be distracting from the bride. But I think as long as it’s done tastefully, red is a delighful color to wear to a wedding.
Post # 12
@noritake22: how would a guest know in advance what your venue looked like or what your colors are? Honestly as a guest I have never even stopped to think about the colors i’m wearing to a wedding as long as it’s not white.
Post # 13
No guest will ever outshine the bride, no matter what she’s wearing. Nobody’s going to be looking at the group photos saying “Ooh, who’s that in red?”
Post # 14
As long as it’s not a South Asian wedding (where the bride is most likely wearing red) you’re ok!
Post # 15
I’ve heard of this—I think it’s kinda old fashioned, i.e. red being a very “sultry” color which isn’t “wedding approrpriate.”
I think the style of dress is a much bigger deal than the color.
Post # 16
Red is usually ok, but as ja7975 said.. if its an asian wedding, you might want to be mindful of the brides feelings. the traditional gowns of asian weddings are usually a red crimson color. so wearing red to an ‘asian’ wedding is pretty much like wearing white to an ‘american’ wedding.