Anyone out there NOT have their BMs in the primary wedding color? My colors are a bright red/orange/yellow ombre but my MOH and BM are both VERY light-skinned and these colors don't necessarily do anything for them. A part of me is considering letting them wear green (accent color) so they feel more comfortable. Has anyone else done this? I'm a bit worried that green would take over.
I'm not doing this, but I've seen it on Pinterest and it looks really cool if everyone is coordinated (https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AT98VNou0srdj-wY-HGXQaovgwuRjHLS_HkGaqx1x_ECd3BCYYpSTVw/). Or you could do different shades that are complimentary to them as well (https://www.pinterest.com/pin/7107311895769376/). In the end it is up to you, but I think your BMs would appreciate it.
Hi Katie! I think that you should have your bridesmaids go and try on dresses to see which colors look the best! Plenty of bridesmaids wear different colors that match the theme, but don't necessarily match each other! I think it looks really beautiful! What shade of green would you have them wear?
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I told them initially they could pick any of the colors in the ombre scheme and when we went out that's what they tried on. Aside from staying with red/orange/yellow I told them they can pick whatever dresses they want, even if they each want to wear something very different.
I'm like the idea of a light sage color, as those will be the accents for flowers, decor, but I'm looking for some reassurance that if the ladies do wear green, it's not going to take over the main color scheme.
I think a light green would look great, especially with your other colors! My bridesmaids are going to be in an entirely different color that's not even in my color scheme, so obviously I'm in favor of the idea, haha. I feel like bridesmaids don't necessarily have to match the decor.
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My colors are yellow and green with white accents and my bridesmaids are gonna wear dark blue to match the groom and groomsmen in navy tuxes + yellow ties. We’ll be carrying yellow flowers so I figured it’ll coordinate nicely!
I don't have pictures handy, but when I was in my MOH's wedding, her main colors were red and yellow. Those can be harsh colors on people, so our dresses were more of a mint blue/green that she used as a secondary color. It actualy turned out really well cause the flowers popped against the mint.
Yes! My main color is royal blue, and my secondaries are silver and white. My bridesmaids are wearing silver/light gray dresses and blue shoes! I very much like the neutral color with brighter accents.
First of all, it's very sweet of you to think of what would look pretty on them! Many brides do not do that. I think that if only their dresses are green and maybe a couple small decorations, it won't take over. Maybe make the ties for the men the main colors you're thinking of.
Our wedding colors were black and gold, but that was just mostly decor. My dress was blush and the bridesmaids wore ivory and the groomsmen ties matched. I don’t think they need to match your wedding colors, if you love it then do it!