(Closed) Help! Dress is Ivory but in Pictures it shows up as White? What Veil?

posted 10 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
806 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Here is a veil color swatch from the ebay seller I bought my veil from…

Your dress seems to be a light ivory.  I think it’s supposed to look “white” in pictures, just a more flattering softer white (vs. true “bleach” white).  For the veil I would suggest light ivory or MAYBE diamond white – not “white white” because I think it might look brighter than your dress.  The one you are wearing in your pic looks fine to me.


Post # 4
134 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

From what I’ve seen a light ivory will look like white in bw pics also, so a light ivory veil, which looks like it should match your dress should work fine. The color of veil you have on in the pics looks fine with the dress. Also I like the more ivory sash just fine, it kinda adds dimension, everything doesn’t need to be the some color, when the ivory is a lil darker it makes it look more vintage. So it depends on what you are going for.

I’m having a similar problem, I wanted a pink veil, but pink looks grey in bw pics, so I’m going with ivory with a pink fascinator instead.

Post # 5
25 posts
  • Wedding: September 2010

I also agree that the veil in your pictures looks good. Your dress with the sash is beautiful!

Post # 6
8351 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

I like the ivory sash with your gown. Your veil looks nice, but I think that a white or diamond white veil would look better. I would have to see it though to really know. I thnk the veil you have on is too dark.

Post # 7
272 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I like the new sash and agree the veil is a touch too dark. I would look for it in a light ivory or off-white.

Post # 8
928 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Does that dress have a veil that matches or goes with it? Mine had a matching veil and that solved my whole problem of trying to mtach colors and such.

Post # 9
5385 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Your dress is beautiful! How about trying a light ivory or diamond white veil.

Post # 10
257 posts
Helper bee

i like your veil ibut it should be white, not off white and i like  the bottom picture with the white sash.

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