(Closed) Please help: Are my shoes TOO ivory against my dress?

posted 11 years ago in Shoes
Post # 3
3124 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

no one will notice or care like you will.  if it were me, i’d dye them anyway..

Post # 4
3098 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

I personally think yeah, they are too ivory. But that’s a personal opinion – if you like them, go for it! I know that my dress is long enough that people are only going to see my shoes during the garter toss, and if I take them off (which I will!)

Post # 5
10216 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

They look gold to me, not ivory :D… I would have just assumed you’d decided to wear gold shoes!  but if you wanted a closer match, that’s not the shoe to do it with. GL!

Post # 6
4479 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I don’t think anyone will notice the shoes. They are close enough!

Post # 7
715 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

yes 🙂

Post # 8
428 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009 - Church Ceremony/Reception at The Waterford House

From the picture, they look more gold than yellow.  I don’t think anyone will even notice your shoes unless you hike up your dress and show them :), but will you be paranoid about it?

Post # 9
1454 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

They look like a creamy beigey gold. If that’s one of your wedding colors, go for it. If not, maybe just attempt dying?

Post # 10
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

I definitely don’t think so.  My gown was a soft white/ivory, and my ceremony shoes were champagne, so there was a similar color contrast to what you pictured above!

Post # 11
1963 posts
Buzzing bee

I would dye it a richer champagne.  They are pretty!

Post # 12
900 posts
Busy bee

It looks intentional rather than unmatched.  Like you wanted a pop of gold/champagne peeking out.  Very cute.

Post # 13
2015 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Oh my gosh, it’s fine, hun 🙂 I definitely think this is a case of being overly critical of the situation (which, believe me, I’ve been guilty of this at some point, too). As long as the shoes are in the same realm, which they are, they’ll be fine. No one will notice, and if they DO see your shoes, I’ll guarantee their first thought will be, “Wow, cute shoes,” not “Oh my gosh, the ivory is slightly off!”

They’re lovely, as you said, and I see nothing wrong with the color.

Post # 14
2633 posts
Sugar bee

I personally think they are fine!

Post # 15
2204 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I wore the exact same shade of shoes and dress…I loved it!  I think it looks fine(and seriously, three people will look at your feet)–go with them!

Post # 16
2342 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

If you love the shoes still, you should wear them!  No one will notice cause I’m sure your dress will cover it!  Those shoes are cute and will be great “details” pictures from the photographer! 

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