Opting for a different color

These days many brides to be are making the decision to select a different color other than the traditional white for their wedding gown. As a result, dress designers are bringing colored wedding gowns to the forefront of bridal fashion, No longer are brides limited to just a shade of while. Designers such as Vera Wang are making it possible for brides to step away from the traditional color of white and select a dress because they like the color. Designers know that all colors have meaning. They each represent certain feelings, emotions, and states of mind. Smart brides will keep this in mind when selecting a wedding gown. Here is a list of the most popular wedding gown colors and what designers believe they mean.

White: White is associated with light, goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity. It is considered to be the color of perfection. This color of choice for the traditional bride is and will always a staple in bridal fashion.

Ivory: The same thing that is said about a white wedding gown can be said about an ivory one. It is also a very traditional color. However, some believe that ivory is also a symbol of tainted innocence. This is old school thinking and nowadays brides go for ivory because it looks better than white with their skin.

Red: Red may symbolize many things, the positives being love, infatuation, strong emotions, excitement, energy, strength, and passion. The bride that simply wants to make a statement and stand out from the crowd many times selects a own in this color.

Pink: The color pink represents innocence, a child-like personality, freshness, purity, love, good health, and good life. It can also be worn to show a more flirtatious personality. Pink is normally associated with femininity.

Blue: Blue is obviously associated with the color of water and the sea. It represents calmness and peacefulness. A blue wedding gown suggests femininity and purity, plus it symbolize stability, security and lifelong loyalty.

Black: Black is often looked upon as an eerie color—and an odd choice for a bride. But black wedding dresses are here and they are here to stay. Black can also be a color of elegance or class (such as a black-tie only event, and black evening gowns). Black also represents power, sexuality, sophistication, formality, wealth, mystery, depth, and best of all, style.


Author: Meagan Schmitt