Unlike before when people used to do weddings only in white wedding dresses, nowadays people do weddings in colored dresses. Are you planning of buying a colored wedding dress and wondering what the different colors mean? Here is a guide:
Meaning Of Various Colors
White: Although, people no longer restrict themselves to the traditional wedding colors, white is still the most popular color. The color signifies purity, cleanliness and innocence. When you wear a white dress, it shows that you desire a simple life.
Silver: It’s a rich, glamorous color that creates a soothing and calming effect. The color is mostly chosen by brides who feel uneasy about their big day.
Multi-color: Although, most wedding dresses are monochrome, there are some brides who choose to go for multi-colored or patterned dresses.
Grey: If you attend weddings regularly, you must have come across a bride wearing a. Grey symbolizes security, maturity and a neutral, non-invasive feeling. Research studies have shown that many brides wear grey in order to suppress their personalities.
While there is no rule of thumb that you should follow when choosing the color of your dress, you need to ensure that the color you go for complements your skin tone.
You should consider the season that you are doing your wedding. For example, if you are doing your wedding during spring you should go for light, pastel colors. If you are doing your wedding during winter, you should go for darker, deeper colors.
To ensure that your colored dress matches the theme of your wedding, you should do a lot of research and ensure that you wear the right dress. For example, if you are doing a renaissance-themed wedding, you should do your research and identify the colors that were popular during that time.
There are many types of colored wedding dresses that you can go for. You should note that the different dresses are ideal for different seasons. These dresses include:
Sheath: it’s ideal when you are doing the wedding in a cathedral or grand estate. The sheath dress is also ideal if the overall theme of the wedding is formal. Since the dress leaves your arms, upper chest, shoulders and upper back bare, the dress is also ideal when doing the wedding during a hot season.
Bubble: a bubble dress is ideal when you are holding a casual wedding. For an ideal look you should avoid a wedding dress with bright colors such as pink. These colors not only look immature, they also tend to be too casual. To be on the safe side you should go for a low-key color such as brown or grey.
Sun dress: a sun dress wedding dress is ideal when you are a doing your wedding on a casual and summery venue such as backyard, beach, outdoor garden or regional park. Great colors for your wedding dress include: taupe, navy blue and white.