(Closed) Ivory vs White?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I think fair skinned brides look lovely in ivory. My Future Sister-In-Law is extremely fair skinned so she opted for ivory and it looked fabulous on her. I say go for the ivory over the white since you’re having a winter wedding. It’ll add some warmth to your overall look!

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My friend has the same complexion as you and wore ivory on her big day. She looked stunning.

That dress is very beautiful!  If that one doesn’t come in ivory, I’m certain you can find the same kind by a different designer who makes it!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@FutureMrsSarah:  I think fair-skinned women look better in ivory because the bridal white washes a lot of people out. I think women with a more tan or olive skin tone look better in white. πŸ™‚ I would definitely go for ivory! 

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

I would for sure go with ivory. It’s much more flattering on us fair skinned ladies! Most dressmakers will allow you to purchase in both. 

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012 - Oak Tree Manor

I agree with all the others – fair-skinned women look much better in ivory than diamond white. I actually wore an ivory/champagne dress (champagne silk slip, with an ivory lace overlay) on our wedding day and it made me look wayyy tanner than I actually am haha.

Post # 9
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Another vote for ivory. I think it’s the most flattering color for the majority of girls. 

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Ivory!

Post # 13
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I don’t care what color someone’s skin in… I love pure white for wedding dresses. 

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I’m fair skinned like you are, and I tried on both colours to see what worked best, and hands down, Ivory won. When I tried on the white, 2 of the bridal consultants at the store (who weren’t helping me find a dress) stopped and asked if I wasn’t feeling well because white made me look ill.

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013 - Creek club at ion, SC

surely it depends on the look youre trying to get. If you want to pull off the English rose look, white will work but you have to do the whole look

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