(Closed) what color

posted 7 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

It looks like a wine colored dress to me

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Looks like somewhere between chocolate brown and wine. Really hard to tell true colors in pics though.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I was going to say wine too

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Looks to be wine, my girls are wearing that same color. 

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Irredescent wine/black

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I love that color and am getting my bridesmaid dresses in that color too!  I would call it a burgundy/wine/bordeaux, all of the designers have different names for that shade!

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Honey bee

It appears to be a shade of burgundy. Some manufacturers may call it merlot, wine, etc. It’s definitely not brown since it has a red hue, which brown does not have.

Check with the manufacturer. No two dress manufacturers have the same name for similar colors. On the same token, dress designers will use the same color name and the color shades will not be anywhere near similar. Brides (not guests, bridesmaids or anyone else) tend to get hung up on the color name and don’t realize that you have to look at the shade itself from the designer you choose and not pay attention to anything else.

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