(Closed) Frustrated – Can’t find a rich purple BM dresses

posted 10 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
350 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Maybe you could try dessy.com  The dresses are pretty moderately priced and there is a rainbow of colors to choose from.  I found a purple named “dahlia” available in dupioni silk on their site that seemed close to what you want.  I hope that helps.  : ) 

Post # 5
322 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Kind of expensive, but Nordstrom’s has some – my sister got hers there!

Post # 8
1166 posts
Bumble bee
Post # 9
5920 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Try Dessy’s African Violet.  It is a very pretty plum like purple. 


Post # 10
84 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

What about JCrew ‘s spiced wine color?  I was also looking for purple dresses and couldnt’ find anything I liked.  I settled for Concord color in Dessy’s After Six Line. 

I hope that the color deoesn’t look like a dark blue in pictures but I was so tired of looking for the right purple 🙁

Post # 12
572 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Bill levkoff has a beautiful aubergine (eggplant) color.  

Post # 13
192 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

This is exactly my wedding colour, and it is SO hard to find!!

Literally anything I found in that colour I snatched up right away!
My Maid/Matron of Honor is in a dessy dress in African Violet D416 http://www.dessy.com/dresses/bridesmaid/d416/ it is seriously the perfect shade (although not my favourite dress I’ll admit)! In person it is actually a bit lighter than on the website, so don’t be put off.
Be as picky as you want! As a long-time purple fantatic, I totally support your desire to have the right shade! There are so many ‘blah’ colours of purple!

Good luck!! My wedding is going to be awash with this lovely colour!

Post # 14
177 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

i dont think youre being too picky! i wanted a pretty dark purple and i wouldnt settle! Davids bridals lapis was the best i could find for a while but i wasnt happy with it! I went with alfred angelo eggplant. They have the best purple colors and i think their violet looks close to what youre looking for!

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