Post # 1
So I just found my dream dress for £250. It’s everything I imagined and the price was even cheaper than I’d hoped. It’s light blush coloured and similar dresses that are white/ivory are £1000, but for some reason this dress that was originally £700 was moved to the sale rack (it seems no one else was interested).
I couldn’t believe the difference in price, just because of colour. I put down a deposit but the shop will let me change dresses if I want. I most likely will keep it but a part of me is worried why no one else wanted it!
Here is my dress by the way. It took me 3 months and 40 dresses to finally find it!! My requirements were A line, under £450, natural waist, floaty/tulle, lace, sparkly belt, corset back, no/short train, lightweight, and IVORY lol. So I guess it is not bad that it has everything but ivory, but that’s probably the dealbreaker for most people?
Post # 2
Blush is a popular bridal color and I think the dress looks gorgeous on you. For me, my dress had to be white or ivory. The color looked best with my complexion and I liked the traditional look.
Post # 3
- Wedding: September 2017 - Poppy Ridge Golf Course
Uh, no lol I wanted anything but white/ivory. I ended up with it bc my dress only comes in 3 colors and Fiance had a no black preference. Your dress is lovely and so light it might look ivory in photos anyway. If this truly bugs you then change it but I don’t think its worth the extra cost.
Post # 4
I think blush has become a huuuuuge trend recently so I think your experience may be an unusual one – maybe based on your region. When I was dress shopping (in the U.S.), another woman trying on dresses a room over was in tears because it was the 3rd salon she’d been too and she’d tried on so many pink dresses but couldn’t find one she loved.
Post # 5
- Wedding: December 2017 - Lake Louise Canada
My dress is not white-white and I prefer it that way, the whole white dress tradition has a lot of sexism and nonsense involved in it anyway.
Post # 6
I live in London and after visiting many shops have only seen the odd blush/peach dress, and that peach one was in the sale as well at a heavy discount.
I thought maybe it was to do with most wedding photos being taken over grass, and pink doesn’t go with green lol
Post # 7
Beautiful! It looks ivory to me in the picture…am I wrong?
Post # 8
at a glance the dress does seem ivory in the photo but on the rack next to the other white/ivory dresses it definitely stood out!
Post # 9
That dress is beautiful and the blush color is gorgeous! Remember that in pro pics, especially outdoors, the blush won’t be as apparent. It may even lean towards white. For my personal experience, I initially only tried on white and ivory dresses because that was the norm but the first two non white/non ivory dresses I tried on became my top two! One was blush and the one I chose is rose gold lining underneath with diamond white lace on top. I love it and can’t wait to wear it!
Post # 10
That is a gorgeous dress!! You love it and it fits almost all of your requirements, so don’t worry about why it was on sale. Just take it as a blessing! Congrats!!
Post # 11
your dress sounds amazing! yes I am hoping in the photos it will look ivory
Post # 12
- Wedding: June 2018 - Tizer Gardens/Carroll College
I don’t want a White/ivory dress, so nope, no dealbreaker for me!
Post # 13
I was quite happy to have a non-white/ivory dress (at one point I even told people I was open to a black wedding dress) but that was a dealbreaker for DH lol – he really wanted me to have a more traditionally coloured dress. I tried on a stark white dress and it did not look good with my complexion lol. In the end, my dress was pale gold with an ivory lace overlay – it photographed very white in my opinion.
Post # 14
honestly I think it’s in general a more flaterring colour than pure white! It looks beautiful, I would go for the blush!
Post # 15
I think blush would be great! Yes, I prefer white/off-white, but I think blush is totally bridal and if its a lot cheaper then you should DEF go that route!!! The dress looks perfect!!!