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Lia, on December 4, 2018 at 8:57 AM Posted in Parties and Events 0 17
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Do you have to wear white to your bridal shower? Mine is less than two weeks away and it is so DIFFICULT to find a white dress this time of year !

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Latest activity by Rachel , on December 4, 2018 at 11:59 AM
  • Mrs. H
    Master September 2019
    Mrs. H ·
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    You definitely don't have to wear white to your bridal shower! I can imagine it would be especially difficult to find a white dress this time of year as well, but if you're dead-set on wearing white, your best bet is probably to shop online! 2 weeks should be plenty of time to allow for shipping as well.

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  • JustKidding
    VIP April 2018
    JustKidding ·
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    Nope. I wore a black lace dress.

    I don't wear white. Even my wedding dress was a soft blush. Wear what you feel great in!

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  • Lacy
    Super December 2018
    Lacy ·
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    No! Mine was the day after Thanksgiving and I wore a burgundy dress. My rehearsal dinner dress isn't white either. You don't even have to have a white wedding dress, either. 😀

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  • FutureMrsKC
    Master January 2019
    FutureMrsKC ·
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    You can wear whatever you want! I had the same problem with my November bridal shower, there are no white dresses to be found! I got mine from Amazon!

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  • Kelly
    Legend October 2022
    Kelly ·
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    Hey Lia! You don't have to wear white to your shower! If you have another dress in mind then I say go for it! If you want to wear white, then I would check out Lulus, Tobi and department stores!

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  • Bailey
    Super March 2019
    Bailey ·
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    You don’t have to wear white if you don’t want to! I’m in the middle of this picture and wore a blue floral dress. I have pink and blue everywhere for our colors, so I went with that.

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  • Kenisha
    Champion June 2019
    Kenisha ·
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    No, you do not have to wear white to your bridal shower. Wear whatever you want!
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  • Abby
    VIP March 2019
    Abby ·
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    You can wear whatever you want! I'm wearing white just because I happened upon a cute white dress on a clearance rack. If you'd like to wear a white dress I'd look online or definitely take a look at clearance racks! Some stores are still trying to get rid of their summer stuff.
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  • NVV2B
    VIP January 2019
    NVV2B ·
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    I wore white to all of mine, but I mostly had to shop online to find dresses or outfits that worked.

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  • Gen
    Champion June 2019
    Gen ·
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    Nope, I don’t think you have to. I know mine is going to be a surprise (like I know my mom is throwing me one but I don’t know when or where or who is invited lol) so I have no idea what I’m going to end up wearing to it which makes me nervous 😂 but I’m sure it’ll work out!
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  • Nemo
    Master August 2018
    Nemo ·
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    No way! I wore yellow and nobody thought it was strange.

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  • Hallie
    Beginner January 2019
    Hallie ·
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    Definitely don’t have to! My cousin wore a navy floral dress to her shower in August. I wanted to because I am planning to re-wear the dress for the rehearsal dinner. I looked a lot online and ended up buying from Lulus - they had a ton of white options and lots of pictures in the customer reviews for each dress which was super helpful. They had free shipping on a $50 purchase and free returns so I bought two options and returned the one I didn’t like as much.
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  • Alyssa
    Master December 2019
    Alyssa ·
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    Brides rule : literally

    wear pink blue or green I honestly think it’s acceptable as long as your clothed lol

    Have fun celebrating at your shower and don’t sweat the Small stuff!!
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  • Nett
    Devoted January 2019
    Nett ·
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    Mine was Sunday, I had a hard time finding white as well so I wore this instead.

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  • J
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    Judith ·
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    There has never been any need or tradition to wear white to any bridal thing, parties, rehearsal dinner, anything . Including walking down the aisle. Up through WWII, and some places after for ten years, anyone not well off had a dress made, offer in an off white that could be worn again, ir a suit. Otherwise, they got a new best dress which they would wear again for church and parties. As more people got more income for consumer goods, people went to one time fancy dress. Until queen Victoria's children royalty and the aristocracy, brides wore blue ( color of virginity for 2,000 years in Europe and Middle East, brought here.) Or gold, silver, or white with trim in the above. Why the Cindarella marrying the Prince and others are in ice blue with deep blue or gold capes. . This white to showers and wearing matching bridal party things started as a marketing thing, and on tv, about a decade ago. Now you need to buy 2-4 white outfits, and an extra funny t shirt and getting ready robes for everyone in BP. But that is an industry making a whopping profit off of brides feeling they need to buy more and more. There is no need, and not even the sixty year tradition of white bridal dresses for first weddings, and never for later ones. Or BM in matching dresses. So wear casual clothes nice enough for pictures , or dressy ones, according to the formality of the shower. White, totally unnecessary. If you buy new, get something you will wear again ten times. Look good, and be happy. I have been to well over 100 showers, only a few brides wore summer prints that were mostly white. And a year ago, a white suit with silver trim, for a formal ritzy hotel shower. Do not remember any other brides going to parties or dinners in white. Don't fall for marketers and TV convincing you you need unnecessary things, so they get rich.
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  • J
    Master 0000
    Judith ·
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    Very flattering color on you, as well as the style. I have dark honey color skin, and black hair. I rarely wear mostly white for photo occasions, because with all the white, I look like a dark floating head without features except in close-ups, due to auto light meters in cameras. With that mauve or dusty rose ( hard to tell in yellow surroundings ) you not only look terrific, but the middle light/ dark color means your features and bone structure look clear and lively in even a photo by phone in room light. Great choice, in my eyes.
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  • Rachel
    Super July 2019
    Rachel ·
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    Also look on eBay for an endless selection of white dresses! I just scored a gorgeous white lace romper and it fits perfectly! Just ask for measurements or look at the size chart for the brand listed.
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