(Closed) What color shirt should groom/groomsmen wear when Brides dress is Ivory?

posted 9 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: What color shirt should guys wear with Ivory gown?
    Ivory : (29 votes)
    58 %
    White : (20 votes)
    40 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    284 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I think I’ll be putting the men in a slightly off-white color. I don’t mind ‘white-ish’, I just don’t want stark-white, but they are wearing black so I guess we’ll wait and see how it all looks put together. Ultimately it’s up to Fiance (yes, I’m allowing him SOME choice in the matter). 😉

    Post # 5
    1577 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve asked my FH to wear an ivory shirt (we’re still debating over ivory tie-and-ivory shirt); my dress is ivory lace.

    Post # 6
    290 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Ivory! It will make your dress look dingy if they wear white! i didn’t realize my dress was ivory until i had chosen it and was ordering it… i thought the sample i’d adored was white, well it wasn’t it was ivory but i loved it so much i just decided to order it in that color. it really wasn’t difficult to get ivory shirts either…. we used men’s warehouse and they were wonderful!

    Post # 7
    451 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Ivory. If someone else is wearing white, the ivory will look dirty 🙁

    Post # 8
    1936 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I put them in white, however my Fiance is wearing an ivory vest/tie.

    Post # 9
    5653 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Our groomsmen are wearing ivory shirts. I didn’t think it made sense for them to be whiter than I am, and I am wearing ivory.

    You could also have them wear colored shirts? My Fiance is wearing a red shirt.

    Post # 10
    78 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I think it depends upon “how” ivory your dress is. Mine is so light that a white shirt won’t make much of a different. Plus, I’ve noticed that men’s ivory is much darker than normal…darker than my dress. My fiance also doesn’t want to make the GMs spend money on a new shirt in this economy when they have a perfectly good on in their closets, which I completely agree with. So, either way, you’ll be fine!

    Post # 11
    3482 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I wore an ivory dress, groom and groomsmen wore white shirts, and DH wore an ivory tie. I thought we looked fine!

    Post # 12
    2853 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    When I looked at the ivory at men’s wearhouse, it was a lot more yellow-ivory than my dress… so we just went with white.

    Post # 13
    1351 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Mine is wearing white bc those men’s warehouse shirts were so yellow!! I couldn’t believe that was their only ivory!

    Post # 14
    1826 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I think it depends where you’re getting your shirts from.  We ordered ours through a boutique store and the ivory of the shirts matched the ivory of my dress very closely.  I also saw the ivory shirts at MW and did not like them at all.  There are lots of ivory shirts out there though so shop around a bit and you’ll find something that looks good!

    Post # 16
    101 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Linguo42’s picture looks great! My dress is also ivory and my fiancé was talking about wearing a champagne tue so I agree this is the way to go!

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