(Closed) is it weird if….?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I don’t think it’s weird, although if everything else is matchy matchy then a white dress would probably look better.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Maybe add hints of gold or brass?

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2007

People usually don’t mix ivory and white.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Some ivories are very close to white, others almost look yellow-  I would get swatches and check it out if you have your heart set on ivory.  Otherwise, white would probably look the best with everything.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

Usually people can’t tell the difference between white and ivory unless they are right next to each other and at weddings people don’t wear whites so the bride can choose whatever she likes more. However, if red and white are your wedding colors, I would feel your ivory dress will look yellow in pictures.

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

No one is going to notice that your dress is ivory unless your bridesmaids are in white dresses. Which I’m guessing they won’t be? So don’t worry!

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I agree that you’ll need to look at swatches, probably. ‘Ivory’ encompasses a ton of different shades, so you’ll need to find out which one you’re dealing with :). If it’s just slightly off-white, then I would hold it up to a pure white and see how it looks.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

If the groom is going to be in white, I would go with a white dress.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I agree with @magilnyc. Match your groom! You’ll be standing beside him for pictures, not tablecloths and invitations and things like that.

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