A white wedding dress is a tradition that lasts hundreds of years. The first thing we imagine when we hear the word “bride” is a woman in a fancy white gown. White color symbolizes purity, innocence and virginity – the most valuable features in brides for all times. Most of the modern girls prefer to stick to the tradition and don’t even think when it comes to the choice of their wedding dresses. It must be white by default.
Still, more and more girls also want to stand out of the crowd of similar-looking brides and look different. Your wedding, your rules. Traditions are good, but in this very special day a bride is a queen and she has the right to dress whatever she pleases. If you are a rebel by nature, these tips will be helpful to choose a perfect wedding dress that is NOT WHITE.
So, you want a certain specific color for your dress. Or you have seen one and fell in love with it. Don’t be hurry to buy it. Be sure that it looks well with the color type of your appearance. No matter how lovely it is and how much you want it, try several dresses in different shades of that color. Choose the one that matches with your appearance the best. Remember that you will be in the center of attention and any imperfection will be very noticeable.
Remember also that marriage photography can do very tricky things with colors. Even the shades of white can be quite deceiving. And if you deal with bright color, it may look differently on your wedding pics. No matter how astonishing you are in it in real life, think of your memories for future too. Try to make at least a selfie in the mirror just to have a clue about how will it look on photos.
The brighter is the color of the dress, the more demands to the accessories. If you choose a pastel color, it is a more universal and less demanding decision. And if you choose colors with the strong character, the best option will be the shades of the same color. It is important for them not to be exactly the same shade, but also not to make a striking contrast.
The most important rule is… You are the boss! You are the one who makes the rules, this is your day, and you are free to dress whatever you like. Rock it the way you want it!