Red haired brides – show me your dresses!

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 4
3850 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I am strawberry blonde and freckled. I wore a light gold dress (the designer calls it coffee). White does not look good on me so I refused to wear white.

Post # 5
2058 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

My dress is ivory not white but the red undertones in your skin can be corrected with the correct makeup! (That green concealer) mix a little with your reg foundation and it really helps! 

Post # 7
2087 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

I’m going to add that I’ve used a redhead model in two styled shoots in the last year (photos by Jen Fariello). Both times, she was in off-white or cream colored dresses and looked AMAZING.


You can see the shoot here:





The other shoot:





Redheads look fabulous in white…you just have to pick the right white. Even though you are having your dress made, I think you should go to a salon and try on some dresses in a range of shades of white. The creamy whites will not make you look as red as the pure whites.


Post # 8
1009 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I don’t have photos available, but I wore ivory and it looks awesome (if I may say so myself).  I’m a bottle redhead, and the color was fresh on my wedding day so it was quite red.  Like a PP, when I tried on a white white dress it looked horrible on me (but I think that’s mainly because I have typical redhead pale skin tone– people are surprised my hair isn’t naturally red), but the ivory looked quite nice.

Post # 9
150 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

My hair is auburn and wore ivory

Post # 10
3555 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

My dress is ivory

Post # 11
855 posts
Busy bee

No fair skin here but my dress was off white and I think the red hair and dress color looked nice together.


Post # 11
121 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

My dress is ivory… The sample looks super yellow (it was quite old). 

I think redheads can pull off some whites

Post # 12
351 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Ruby-Redshoes:  My hair is naturally Auburn-Red. I do not have my dress yet, but I am planning on wearing an Ivory dress, instead of a White dress.

Post # 13
1398 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008 - Toronto, ON

I am very pale and have red hair and I wore ivory.

Post # 14
179 posts
Blushing bee

I’m also pale with red hair (and rosacea, life is so fun!) and my dress is ivory.  I tried on one bright white dress, which I knew was a mistake, and it looked pretty bad with my pink-toned skin.  I also will be getting a very light spray tan to even my skin tone out a bit.

Post # 15
1480 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014


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