(Closed) Gray BM dresses + Gray suits = too much GRAY??

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Drowning in gray? Change to navy? Who cares?
    Charcoal Gray dresses with the Charcoal Gray suits : (43 votes)
    49 %
    Navy dresses with charcoal gray suits : (38 votes)
    43 %
    Other...(explain & show pics)! : (7 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    1239 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @TCbride1:  what are the dresses like? Could you add a belt?

    Post # 4
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @TCbride1:  I am thinking of doing charcoal for the groomsmen and a lighter kind of dove grey for bridesmaids, kind of like this: 

    Post # 8
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @TCbride1:  I didn’t even think of that!  I don’t think charcoal for everyone would be too much though, as long as you had pops of color for flowers, etc. like you said.  

    Post # 9
    583 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    we are doing grey suits with purple dresses! def do the grey suits they will look amazing and i tihnk the grey Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses wont be too much

    Post # 11
    1736 posts
    Bumble bee

    Personally, the gray dress you posted looks to me like it has blue undertones to it. I think that it will be different enough from the charcoal color of the suits and won’t read monotone in pictures. I love the idea of the greys because your eyes will be drawn to those pops of color in the photos. It will be a very pretty backdrop for fun flowers and shoes!

    Post # 12
    11233 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Ahhhh I had the same dilemma and ended up choosing pale pink Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses instead. 

    Post # 13
    23599 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think the grey is fantastic!

    Post # 14
    423 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I had the same dilemma, but I think it’s going to look awesome! The Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses are a darker charcoal grey and the Groomsmen suits are a lighter grey. We’re accessorizing with yellow and teal, so there will be still be a lot of colour and I think that having the two different greys will contrast. 

    Any way you can go for maybe lighter grey dresses or suits for contrast?

    Post # 15
    136 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I think grey is awesome! Here’s one of my inspiration pictures.

    Post # 16
    26 posts
    • Wedding: March 2012

    We did charcoal gray dresses with light gray suits, and I thought the effect was great! Here is a picture:

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