(Closed) Can I wear a white dress to the morning-after brunch as a guest?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Can a guest wear white to the brunch the day after the wedding?
    It's fine : (28 votes)
    52 %
    Eh, don't risk it -- wear something else : (21 votes)
    39 %
    Totally uncool -- don't even think about it : (5 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    5038 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2018

    Personally, I wouldn’t mind. It’s the morning after. The bride only “owns” white the day of. Some brides might care though. How close are you? Can you ask her?

    Post # 4
    5423 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Regardless of the color, if its going to be cold, I wouldnt wear it.

    Post # 5
    9698 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    I think it would be best to pick something else, just to be on the safe side

    Post # 6
    9952 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Yup… go ahead.

    Officially The Bride (and Groom) get just 24 Hours… 1 Day

    From the Rehearsal Dinner thru to the end of the Wedding Reception.


    Post # 7
    1037 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’m always surprised how many people now wear white/ivory to a wedding when they’re a guest.  Black and white is very common now for guests on the day of the wedding so I wouldn’t ever think your dress being worn on the day after would be a problem.  If you wore a wedding dress then yes, a problem lol

    Post # 8
    1621 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m biased because I think the whole “don’t wear white to a wedding” is ridiculous (although I still wouldn’t do it), but I think this dress clearly couldn’t be considered at all bridal, and with black tights would look super cute.  Maybe a black cardigan or a short fitted black blazer on top to keep you warm.

    Post # 10
    1114 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I say go for it – there’s no chance of you being mistaken for the bride.  Perhaps ask your friend to ask her though, if you’re concerned about it?

    Post # 11
    1037 posts
    Bumble bee

    At my wedding the best man’s fiancee wore an ivory lace knee length dress.  I thought this was a little risky in case I wore ivory lace.  I considered that rude on the day of our wedding and lucky for her I didn’t choose a dress like that.  She was at the top table and it could have been ugly.  Your dress is really cute and in no way bridal.

    Post # 12
    2781 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    The couple gets one day, not a month, a week or a year. I’m all for not wearing white on the wedding day, but i think most people go overboard and say nothing cream or champagne or beige either, no white, fine but otherwise for the wedding who cares.

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