Wear white to your bridal shower?

posted 2 years ago in Parties
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Go for it! No reason you have to wear white just because a lot of other brides do. Everyone there knows who you are, as the guest of honor, so it’s no big deal.

Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

Wearing white to all pre-wedding events is a recent trend and definitely not required!

Post # 4
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Newbee

I don’t know that I’ve ever been to a shower where the bride wore white. I usually see it at the rehearsal, but not showers. So wear whatever you want 🙂 

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Pearson Convention Centre

Wear whatever you want to your bridal shower you are the guest of honour. I would just let your mom and future mother in law and your bridal party know what colour you’re wearing you don’t want anyone else to wear the same colour as you 

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

 I wanted to wear white to my shower and couldn’t find anything I liked. And then I found this amazing dress that had my wedding colors in it (teal and coral) and knew it was the one. Wear what you want! 🙂

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2016 - Manhattan, NY

sabrina8candy :  You can wear whatever color you want! 

krjunebride :  I also struggled to find the perfect white dress but found a beautiful light pink dress that I ended up wearing.

 

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Post # 8
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Honey bee

sabrina8candy :  Personally, I would prefer not to wear white and save the white dress for the actual wedding day. I would rather wear something floral and printed.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

I didn’t wear white to any of my showers. I had a super pretty white dress that I saved for the rehearsal dinner. I wore a blue dress to one of my showers and a green to the other. I had a blue & white wedding so my dress matched my theme.

But I know people do it and get weird about it too. I was Maid/Matron of Honor in my friends wedding and we all were supposed to wear black shirts & she wear white and my shirt had a teeny bit of ivory embroidery & she made a comment about it!

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2017

It’s up to you! I wore a blush dress!

 

 

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2017

Come to think of it, I had mentally thought I’d wear white to my pre wedding events, but ultimately wore blushes and golds. My wedding dress itself was ivory with a champagne overlay. 

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

sabrina8candy :  You can wear whatever you want really.  I have been to a couple recently and one bride to be wore a pretty blue maxi dress while another wore white pants and a pink top.

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

I wore a green dress. White looks terrible with my skin tone lol.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

Totally wear whatever you want! I wore a white dress to one of my showers and a light teal to the other two. I think the whole trend of brides wearing white is that it’s kind of an excuse to wear a white dress when all white might seem odd to wear in other situations. The only reason I even HAD a white dress to wear is that I saw it on clearance on Modcloth and thought it would be cute. I didn’t feel like I needed to search for one specifically for the shower. 

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