How much white can you wear to a wedding?

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How much white can you wear to a wedding?

Post by raingirlred » Thu May 09, 2013 10:32 am

I have a wedding coming up that I need to go to and since I am losing weight I don't want to run out and buy a new dress for it. I have a couple of nice dresses I could wear but they all have some white on them (trim, pattern, etc.) I know you are not suppose to wear white to a wedding but does that mean any white at all?

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Re: How much white can you wear to a wedding?

Post by BellaJane » Thu May 09, 2013 11:03 am

No, of course not! It's just traditionally considered inappropriate to wear, for example, an all-white dress (it's like trying to upstage the bride). But I mean if you've got a blue dress that has a white floral pattern or something, there's nothing wrong with that. I just personally try to avoid all white dresses to respect the bride.

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Re: How much white can you wear to a wedding?

Post by Forever Eccentric » Thu May 09, 2013 2:23 pm

Don't wear white ever.

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Re: How much white can you wear to a wedding?

Post by kathpt » Thu May 09, 2013 8:48 pm

Culturally, it's disrespectful but nowadays there are very few brides that wear white anyway :/
I'd say some white is okay, but you'll get some looks if you wear all white.
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Re: How much white can you wear to a wedding?

Post by catcherintherye » Fri May 10, 2013 9:26 am

If you were coming to my wedding, I wouldn't care. You could wear a wedding dress! But some people are touchy because it is their big day and it only happens once (hopefully). It's better to avoid drama. Wear very little or no white. I would also stay away from champagne, almost white off white and very light colored dresses with organza embellishment.

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