(Closed) Does this all match!?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
3507 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

It all looks great! Don’t worry about too matchy matchy. IMO matchy matchy isn’t always best, spice it up.

Post # 4
46978 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

thehappiestbridetobe:  I think it will be a beautiful wedding. The only thing I would change is the men’s ivory shirt. There really is no reason to wear anything other than a white shirt with a tuxedo.

Post # 5
185 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I think its gorgeous! And for the boquets I like the touch of green, but either way is nice 🙂

Post # 6
5159 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

julies1949:  I was told by our suit guy that if my dress is ivory, the men should NOT wear a white shirt. It will make my dress look “dirty” so we have my Fiance & Groomsmen wearing ivory, as well as the dad’s. 

thehappiestbridetobe:  Looks great to me!!!

Post # 7
512 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

julies1949:  i disagree. my dress is ivory (“oyster” technically) and the lady helping me strongly suggested they wear ivory shirts vs white because it’ll be really noticeable when standing next to me/in pictures

Post # 8
16 posts
  • Wedding: April 2016

I think it looks great! I agree with @eecuadrado. Matchy matchy isn’t always the best. I think the bouquet with some greens will look lovely. Aso it’s a great idea to have the guys wear different ties. Maybe they don’t need to all be stripes though? In the end, it’s all about what makes you and your fiance happy. Happy planning!

Post # 9
46978 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

weatherbug:  Unfortunately, that is misinformation given out all the time. There is no way that a white shirt on the groom will make the bride’s dress look dirty. For one thing, until he takes off his jacket during the dancing, his shirt will never be next to your dress. The only thing that may look dingy is the shirt.

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Post # 10
6371 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

I think it looks great.

Post # 11
5930 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

I think t looks great!  

I agree with julies1949:  that you may want to take a second look at the idea of an ivory shirt for the men.  I do not agree that a white shirt will make your dress look dingy (although I’ve also heard that).  A man should really wear a crisp white shirt with a tux.

Post # 12
451 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I agree. My dress is ivory and we went in to actually look at the differences at the tux place and the ivory was very “yellow” toned. We chose to opt for the white shirts and then have Fiance wear an ivory vest, tie, pocket square, just so he would look different from the rest and still have both white and ivory to “try” to match to my dress.

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