(Closed) Is it ok to wear a white dress with colored floral print to a wedding?

posted 4 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
4078 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Look, I wouldn’t be mad if you wore it to MY wedding, but why choose something with a white background when there are countless other color options available?

Post # 3
25 posts
  • Wedding: August 2018

i wouldnt think twice if you wore it to my wedding. 

Post # 4
2819 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2018

It’s one day. You can literally choose any other color besides white and ivory, it’s not difficult. 

Post # 5
234 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

I don’t know that I would think twice about it, because I notice the floral print more than the white background. But if you’re questioning it, perhaps find another dress?

Post # 6
976 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2019

I think it’s a lovely dress. Wouldnt worry me, id be fine with a guest wearing this. 

Post # 7
595 posts
Busy bee

I think it’s totally fine, white is just an accent color on it. 

Post # 8
1473 posts
Bumble bee

I think it is perfectly fine, but since you are unsure it probably means you know the couple so maybe it’s too white?

Post # 9
402 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969 - City, State

Personally, I wouldn’t. Yellow is already a bold choice so the entire dress screams “LOOK AT ME!!!”.

I had a guest wear something similar, except hers was pink instead of yellow and the floral print was smaller, so more white. My cousin’s girlfriend actually wore a short white dress! All white lol. 

Post # 10
1110 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

I wouldn’t care if you wore this to my wedding. But honestly. unless it’s floorlength and pure white, I would not notice or care if a guest wore white.

Post # 11
7954 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

it’s not a white dress, it’s a floral dress.  wear it proudly!

Post # 12
957 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: City, State

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nuberi09 :  I think it’s very pretty! 

Post # 13
3790 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

It’s fine, it’s a floral dress not a white dress. And I’m someone who side-eyes some of the “should I wear it?” dresses posted here!

Post # 14
99 posts
Worker bee

I think it’s totally fine! The yellow stands out so much that the white background is no longer the focus. I don’t see any problem with this dress! 

Post # 15
4509 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

I think its fine.  Can you share where the dress is from?

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