Post # 1
I’m just curious as to what people’s line is as what is too white for a wedding guest. Post a picture of a dress that you think toes the line, or goes just over. I’m kind of curious as to what the span is that people think.
Post # 2
I think it depends on the style and length of dress. A short cocktail dress can be pretty darn white and still not run the risk of looking like you’re trying to upstage the bride. A full length white-ish dress is more problematic though. Usually I’d say any pattern on a white background is okay, but something like this would still be iffy for me:
Post # 3
I couldn’t careless. Wear white to my wedding if you want. Just don’t wear my dress
Post # 4
My own rule is if I have any doubts, I don’t wear it. If you do wear something questionable, don’t keep asking people at the wedding if it is okay. That only draws more attention to it. If you wear it, own it. You’ll look lovely.
Post # 5
Misswhowedding: I’d say any shade of solid white or light neutral. Regardless of length or style. If it’s dress print that simply has white IN it, no biggy. However, a solid white, cream or ivory dress… Maybe even light gold? No.
Post # 6
I always err on the side of caution and avoid any shades of white, ivory, cream, champagne. The bride may not care, but I don’t see the point of running that risk? Just wear an obviously non-bridal dress.
Post # 7
I am not sure about an teenager (16) wearing this to my wedding: http://www.jackwills.com/en-gb/product/longswood-dress-10000453901
I don’t really feel like I can dictate to people what they can/can’t wear, but it’s very white and the shape is similar to some wedding dresses I looked at (although dissimilar from what I’ve chosen).
Post # 8
If you have to ask, it’s probably better to just find something else to wear.
Post # 9
I don’t really care if guests wear white because I’ll be in ivory and champagne 😉
Post # 10
I had bought this dress with the intention of wearing it to a few weddings this spring, then later realized some people might think it was too white. I posted a thread here asking for opinions, actually, and the overwhelming majority (95% plus) thought it was fine.
The side pannels are completely black, it’s just hard to see.
I think a pattern and a second colour that is equally (or almost as) present as the white tends to make it look more appropriate.