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What colour bridesmaid dresses?

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New bride

Hello!

I'm looking for some colour advice on bridesmaid dresses for our autumn wedding. Our colour palette is ivory, deep green, charcoal grey, rose gold and originally a bit of black, but I'm now thinking that maybe black would be too harsh. My original idea was to have the girls in black and make it a really glamorous black-tie kind of look, but I'm worried that if the groomsmen were in black too it would be too much?

I'm struggling to find charcoal dresses in my budget (under £50) and I feel like deep green is a bit too traditional-bridesmaidy for my taste, so I was wondering what you might suggest? I love navy but not sure it will go with the scheme? Our theme for the wedding was along the 'black tie botanical' lines. I definitely don't want to put them in ivory and the only rose gold dresses I can find are sequins, which I don't want because my dress is sequinned. 

Or should I just keep them in black, in which case what the hell should the groomsmen wear?!

Any suggestions appreciated! x

Bridezilla

Could the grooms wear charcoal grey suits?

Bridezilla

I think charcoal suits and dresses would be nice and a little softer than black. Keep an eye out in the upcoming black Friday sales as most stores will have good discounts.

Bridezilla

I don't see the harm in doing black for both the ladies and the men.  Some of the most classy, upscale weddings I've seen have had the entire wedding party in black. I'd definitely go with the mismatched dress look though to give the look some visual interest; different lengths, textures, and fabrics would break things up enough to make it interesting.

Bridezilla

What about charcoal tulle skirts with rose gold/blush or green tops? Elsie's attic do the skirts but they are cheap and easy to make.

Or something like this? 

https://m.asos.com/maya/maya-long-sleeve-wrap-front-midi-dress-with-delicate-sequin-and-tulle-skirt-in-charcoal/prd/10117928?affid=14179&channelref=product search&mk=abc&currencyid=1&ppcadref=761030380|39786606363|pla-279349220574&browsecountry=GB&_cclid=v3_2dc98a67-1004-5629-abba-bbc9b61b6f9c&gclid=CjwKCAjw6-_eBRBXEiwA-5zHaYkcWtgpCRKB3wNmojZwTZu4nY-BY__6ADZnE-iB3Hl3phRr4VmCGhoCdr4QAvD_BwE

My planning thread: http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/forum/your-planning-threads/town-centre-barn-wedding---august-2019/452338.html

Bridezilla

MrsCToBee wrote (see post):

 

Or something like this? 

https://m.asos.com/maya/maya-long-sleeve-wrap-front-midi-dress-with-delicate-sequin-and-tulle-skirt-in-charcoal/prd/10117928?affid=14179&channelref=product search&mk=abc&currencyid=1&ppcadref=761030380|39786606363|pla-279349220574&browsecountry=GB&_cclid=v3_2dc98a67-1004-5629-abba-bbc9b61b6f9c&gclid=CjwKCAjw6-_eBRBXEiwA-5zHaYkcWtgpCRKB3wNmojZwTZu4nY-BY__6ADZnE-iB3Hl3phRr4VmCGhoCdr4QAvD_BwE

 

These are stunning! I could see myself re-wearing this dress to a holiday party too. Bonus!

 

New bride

To me, green bridesmaid dresses.

When google wedding photos, you will find some beautiful photo showed bridesmaids in dark green bridesmaid dresses. And dark green color is popular fall wedding color. If you don't like dark green, hunter green can be treated as instead.

The link of this green bridesmaid dress:

https://www.kissprom.co.uk/longchiffonrichpeacockbridesmaiddressesksp177-p-302.html

 

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