Post # 1
I haven’t decided yet, but I’m not sure I want to wear white on my wedding day. It would feel like a bit of a farce. I feel like white represents purity, innocence and all that. I’ve gotten down and dirty with life and been through a hell of a lot. I feel like wearing colors – bright beautfiul purples, reds, violets would match that place in life more. Any other brides feel like that? Do any brides have pictures to share?
Post # 3
I am wearing a champagne colored dress. This is the dress but I ordered mine in champagne color.
Post # 4
@trueblue14: Beautiful dress!
Post # 5
Wedding dresses wern’t traditionally white until Queen Victoria got married in the 19th century. Before then, brides wore their nicest dress or their favorite color. Martha married George Washington in a royal purple dress. My grandmother sewed her own wedding dress and it was robins egg blue. I say wear whatever color you want!
Post # 6
I’m wearing ivory and purple. I look awful in white, love wearing colour, and I’m a contrary cow (FMIL wanted me to wear white), so I had to sneak some colour in there somehow Plus I love love the pops of colour on this dress
Post # 7
Ivory all the way! I have a yellow skin tone and white just makes me look really icky and sickly. Champagne actually was my favorite for my skintone, but my dress only came in ivory, which I also liked.
Post # 8
I’m wearing ivory. It just looks better on me than white does.
Post # 9
I wore white but I think your reasoning for wanting to wear a colored dress is great! Go with what is in your gut.
ETA: Well after reading the other comments, I guess technically my dress was ivory, but that’s pretty much the same thing! No one would call an ivory dress a colored dress.
Post # 10
I’m sure a lot of us on here have no business wearing white, so if that’s your reason, I wouldn’t worry about it too much. White symbolizes a bride, virgin or not. (In my opinion.)
Post # 11
- Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island
@Rubbs: I second that!
Wear what you want, it’s your wedding. But make sure you won’t regret not wearing white later in life. (And by “white” I mean anything in that end of the spectrum. Ivory, champagne, or diamond white, it doesn’t matter. Pick what looks best with your skin tone).
Post # 12
I wore blush, technically “rum pink”. I loved it. It looked good on my skin tone and I definitely still felt bridal. My feelings about it are…that it IS important to FEEL beautiful and special on your wedding day, but that can mean different things to different people. And if you will feel like a bride in a bright ful color, go for it! Honestly, everyone at your wedding will still know you are the bride, no matter what color you wear.
Post # 13
So pretty – all these dresses! Thanks for sharing ladies! Would love to see any other dresses people have too
Post # 14
I’m probably going to end up in white. I’m not opposed to other colors, so if something stands out to me, why not?
Post # 15
I have never been traditional and I always knew that I would not ever get married in white or cream. My dress is blush pink and I would have love to wear red but we compromised my FI does not like red.
Post # 16
I went with Ivory( basically white) but I just wanted that tint of what ever you would call that tint ivory has.
i’m just so pale i had too!