(Closed) Ivory Dress – what color is groom’s shirt?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
5786 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

My Darling Husband wore a white shirt and it wasn’t noticeable. Ivory in men’s shirts is usually more yellow than bridal “ivory” so its not likely it’ll match any closer (might be worse actually).

ETA: pic of my dress against his shirt

Post # 4
4771 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

mine is wearing ivory

Post # 6
2095 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Fi is wearing Ivory. But we are doing everything with Ivory accent, no white. So any white would really stand out. I think it also depends on just how Ivory your dress is.

Post # 7
3671 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

My husband wore white too and we had white linens.  Here’s us sitting at the table so you can see my dress, the linens, and his shirt.  I thought it looked fine. 

Post # 8
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

My dress is ivory, his shirt will be white. I took a swatch of my dress fabric to the tux store, held it up next to the shirt in question, and it looked fine.

Post # 9
955 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I wore ivory and my Darling Husband wore white. It looked fine. I didn’t like how the ivory shirt looked under the black tux.

Post # 10
9029 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Myhusband wore an ivory shirt and ivory vest, but yes it was a bit darker tha my ivory but no one noticed or cared

Post # 11
3049 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

I had an diamond white (ivory) dress and I’m pretty sure my Fiance wore a stark white shirt. Nobody cared, nobody noticed 🙂

Post # 12
780 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I am wearing ivory – he is wearing ivory or purple- we haven’t decided yet.  I think whatever you choose will be fine 🙂

Post # 13
660 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

My dress was “candlelight” (Light ivory) and husband wore a white shirt. I debated on this since I’d heard white dress= white shirt, ivory dress= ivory shirt. He tried the ivory shirt and they looked terrible. My husband was NOT excited about ivory shirts since he said they looked dingy but wanted to do what I wanted. In the end I went with white shirts and they looked great. In person & in pics.

Post # 14
7296 posts
Busy Beekeeper

for my TTD pics, i wore a cream colored dress, and my Darling Husband kept his white shirt. like all the PPs, i thought it was totally fine.

Post # 15
527 posts
Busy bee

I had an ivory dress and mister had a white shirt and it was fine.  Nobody notices that stuff.

Post # 16
311 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

They are both neutrals, so no one should notice. I can never even tell the difference between all the ‘whites.’

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