(Closed) Ivory (diamond white) or true white dress for me? With pics!

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Ivory (diamond white) or white?
    Ivory (diamond white) : (36 votes)
    73 %
    White : (13 votes)
    27 %
    Ivory looks good in photos but I've seen AA's diamond white in person and it's REALLY yellow. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    7900 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    It probably only looks yellow because you have true white right there to compare it to. Ivory almost always looks more natural. White can look very plasticy and cheap unless you have just the right skintone. Most people will think you are in white if you are in ivory. In these photos, you far and away look better in the first one even though I could never tell you without the labels which one is ivory and which one is white.

    Post # 4
    5037 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2018

    They both look almost exactly the same. I can’t tell the difference, for sure. Ivory often looks yellow in bridal shops, but that’s the lighting and the contrast between the super-white dresses. 

    Post # 5
    10452 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Your coloring looks similar to mine, and ivory is way more flattering on me. White makes me look washed out. I didn’t actually realize that I was trying on ivory dresses until they brought me a white one and I saw them side by side.

    Post # 7
    776 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    My dress is an AA dress in diamond white.  It did look pretty yellow in the store, but at home it looks ivory. I think ivory is much more flattering than white.

    Post # 8
    152 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    i bought an AA dress in diamond white (ivory) and I thought it was white the whole time! I asked the girl if I could try on the same style in diamond white and she laughed and said “you’re wearing it right now, girl!” Lol. I tried it on in white, and i looked like i was under a florescent lightbulb! I purchased the diamond white and I have no issue matching it to shoes or veils! πŸ™‚

    Diamond (white) is a girl’s best friend! πŸ˜‰

    Post # 9
    152 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    AA seems to have three “whiteish” colors… white, diamond white, and ivory.  The ivory looked best on me… the “white” was just too white, and the diamond white wasn’t ivory enough for my skin tone!  I have really fair skin and the white just washes me out.



    Post # 10
    341 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I think ivory tends to look best on most skin tones. I had a bridal shop owner tell me once that about 90% of brides get an ivory shade.  Don’t overstress it

    Post # 11
    963 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I prefer (and wore) ivory.  It’s also less likely to wash out in photos, so your photographer will be better able to capture all of the details of your dress if it’s ivory (or so I’ve read on the Bee πŸ™‚

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