Post # 1
Just wondering if anyone has done this before? Had all the bridesmaids in the same dress, same colour and then had the groomsmen wearing a different colour vest,tie etc. I’m having a hard time because I had originally planned on having everyone wearing yellow but turns out it’s not very flattering on everyone lol and so as a result, my bm’s are now wearing a pinkish coral colour that my Fiance and his guys refuse to wear. I thought as a compromise that my girls could wear their pink dresses and the guys could have pale yellow vests and ties. Would that look really weird? I figured that the colours are both going to be soft and go well together that it should be okay, but I’ve been googling for pictures and can’t seem to find anyone else that has done this.
So has anyone been to a wedding where the wedding party wore different colours or done this yourself? And how did it look? Pictures would be amazing!
Thanks everyone! 🙂
Post # 3
I think that as long as the colors aren’t total opposites, it would be fine. The “mismatched” look is really popular right now.
Post # 4
we did this for the same reason. this is the only pic i have on my phone to post right now.
Post # 5
I don’t think it would be weird but if you still wanted to tie it together somehow you could always add a pale yellow sash to the bridesmaid dresses (depending on the style of your Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses.) Or you could have a lot of pale yellow flowers in their bouquets and have the guys wear the same corally pink boutineers.
Post # 6
i voted “meh” and here’s why: there is absolutely no reason why you’re Groomsmen need to wear a tie/vest/whatever in the same color as the Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses, in fact that tends to look cheap and uninspired. They definitley should coordinate, but pink and yellow read too “easter sunday” to me so that’s why i voted “meh”. My girls wore pink, and we just kept the guys in grey suits, black ties which was classic and masculine and looked great! the ties were black on black stripe with one pop color stripe in a fresh green color, which was nice to add a hit of color in their otherwise neutral outfits. here’s a couple pics to show:
Post # 7
How about black vest and coral tie? We are doing black vests and aqua ties. I like the black vest black tie too. You could find a black tie with a coral pattern in it.
Post # 8
I would go with a neutral vest and a tie with a stripe or print of coral.
Post # 9
I like the idea of a stripped tie that compliments with a neutral vest. I would suggest maybe a silver vest and a tie like this:
Post # 10
The colors that you describe aren’t that bad. I had an ex-friend of mine have the girls in a wine color dress with white trim (it was very pretty) and the guys were in a blood red shirt with black ties. It was the most horrendous thing that I ever saw. Thankfully I had already bowed out of the wedding and friendship (but after I bought my dress). I think if I were still friends with the bride when she & her Fiance picked out the grooms colors..we wouldn’t be friends after that! Then to top it all off..the room where she had the reception had turquoise rug and she had mardi gras beads of greens and reds coming out of a wine glass as her centerpieces.
As long as your colors flowed and didn’t look like a 4 years fingerpainting project I don’t think you will have an issue.
Post # 11
I think you can do different colors as long as they complement each other. I went to a wedding where the Groomsmen wore yellow ties/vests and the bridesmaids wore a burnt orange colored dress. The colors looked really pretty together!
Post # 12
I voted for weird because I’ve seen photos of a wedding that did this with blue and orange and I thought it was really unappealing. However, when I thought about it, I realized we did just this. My maids wore light blue dresses with a navy sash and navy shoes and the men wore navy ties and vests with a black tux and a navy and lt. blue printed pocket square. I just can’t picture what shade of yellow you’re refering to. Maybe you could coordinate some acessory to cross over like the girls’ shoes and men’s bouts? Alternatively, can you have the guys wear a more neutral color like a tan or gold instead of yellow?
Post # 13
Thanks for all the input. The colour yellow I had selected was a very very pale yellow. I was showing my Fiance some gold vests and he couldn’t tell the different between the yellow I had picked and some of the tan, gold ones. I wouldn’t do a bright yellow or anything. I think because it’s such a soft yellow it’s pretty neutral and shouldn’t stand out very much. I was going to have the girls in their pink dresses with white and yellow flowers and have the guys in black suits with the pale yellow vests and a pink flower.
I think I’m fine with my colour selection, I was just curious about having both sides of the wedding party in different colours and it seems that most people seem okay with that idea. Whether or not the guys have gold, tan, or yellow, they won’t be wearing the same pink as the girls and that’s what I was wondering about.
Thanks everyone! 🙂