(Closed) White pant suit to a spring daytime wedding? Help!

posted 10 years ago in United Kingdom
Post # 3
629 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I hate to say it, but I wouldn’t wear white, even if there are other colors involved, to a wedding.  As a bride, I wouldn’t care personally, but your bride (or others) might. Perhaps a picure of the outfit would help…

Post # 4
592 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I’d stay away from the white too. Maybe you can find more of a tan coloured one? Or any other sort of pastel colour – shouldn’t be too hard to find.

Post # 5
9024 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Just wear a different color. If you want to wear a pant suit, wear any other color thats not white/ivory/cream

Post # 6
47439 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

If the wedding is in 2 days, you really don’t have a lot of time.

Do you have a short dress that you could wear tunic-style over the white pants? That would bring more color into your outfit.

I agree with the pp’s that guests should avoid wearing too much white. If you wear the jacket and pants, no matter what color the top, it will definitely come across as a white outfit.


Post # 9
47439 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

The picture was only an example. Of course you could wear a garment with short sleeves.

If you are not “not really sitting down with the Tiffany’s book on etiquette”, waited until 2 days before the wedding so you don’t have time to do anything else, and aren’t going to listen to responses, why did you post asking for advice?


Post # 13
713 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

That dress is gorgeous!!

Post # 14
2441 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Do you have another jacket in another color that will go with the pants?  Or, a wrap, bolero, sweater or something else in another color?  I’d stay away from white alltogether but if you have to wear the pants, could you be another color on top?  That way while you’re sitting in the pews no white will show.  I know you said you would only wear the jacket for the wedding but that is when the bride makes her grand entrance and that would be the most critical time for guests sitting in the pews not to be wearing white.

Post # 15
7152 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

get the dress! Totally cute! Are you wearing a jacket over it too?

Post # 16
7581 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

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@rotarygirl8: this is a great dress…white is bad

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