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Is blue lipstick okay for a wedding?

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emmber Sun 24-Sep-17 15:23:09

Is a dark blue lipstick okay for a wedding? It really goes with my outfit but I'm not sure if it's wedding appropriate? TIAflowers

VivienneWestwoodsKnickers Sun 24-Sep-17 15:26:23

Do you normally wear those kinds of colours? You can wear anything you like IMO, apart from a white dress!

My DHs cousin wore purple lipstick to ours, to match her purple dreads. She looked great!

SumThucker Sun 24-Sep-17 15:26:37

For the bride maybe a little too much. Guest, why not?

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Sun 24-Sep-17 15:28:47

The Corpse Bride rocked her blue lipstick.

I say go for it.

Winteriscomingneedmorewood Sun 24-Sep-17 15:29:51

Smurf outfit?

gallicgirl Sun 24-Sep-17 15:30:37

Is blue lipstick ever ok?

GinnyWreckin Sun 24-Sep-17 15:32:05

Is it old, borrowed, or new?

Photos hang around for a long time you know. Dark lipstick can be severe.

Is it a Halloween do?

Are you secretly jealous of the bride and want all the attention to be on you?

Aridane Sun 24-Sep-17 15:33:05

No - attention grabbing - not OK

MrsGrindah Sun 24-Sep-17 15:34:11

If you don't mind paramedics running up to you with a defibrillator during the vows , then yeah go ahead

specialsubject Sun 24-Sep-17 15:38:34

If you dont mind being noticed for the wrong reasons...

But for all we know it may be a comedy outfit wedding!

TweedAddict Sun 24-Sep-17 15:39:44

No, definitely not. Shouts attention seeking from the guest, plus how horrible is it going to look in photos!

For weddings, it's the brides and grooms day. I would expect guest guests to wear something that suits them and is as timeless as they can get.

It's not a fashion show

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sun 24-Sep-17 15:50:52

Depends... are you Joey Tribbiani?

rainbowduck Sun 24-Sep-17 15:52:59

Pelvicfloor gringrin

AlexaAmbidextra Sun 24-Sep-17 15:53:12

Why would any sane person want to look like a corpse? confused

BillywigSting Sun 24-Sep-17 16:00:55

For a night out yes. Fine.

For a wedding? No.

Just no.

allertse Sun 24-Sep-17 16:28:14

Just use some situational awareness.

Is it going to be a conservative church wedding with a formal reception? No.
Is it in an 'interesting' registry office with the reception in a contemporary art gallery? Yes.

Do you often wear blue lipstick? What does the bride/groom think of it? Is it something they would wear themselves? Do you think they would care if you wore it?

I have friends who would be delighted at me wearing blue lipstick to their weddings, and friends who would be horrified. You know them, not us!

Timmytoo Sun 24-Sep-17 16:56:16

Didn't know you could get blue lipstick 😳

MortalEnemy Sun 24-Sep-17 16:57:40

No, it invalidates the vows. The registrar/priest will bar the door against you.

paxillin Sun 24-Sep-17 17:05:21

Not sure the "start CPR please" look is good on a wedding guest.

NicolasFlamel Sun 24-Sep-17 17:10:43

I can't think of when it would ever look nice..

AndromedaPerseus Sun 24-Sep-17 17:19:59

Fine if the theme is 'The Rocky Horror Show' otherwise not so. Also remember not to do anything which diverts attention from the bride

PinkHeart5913 Sun 24-Sep-17 17:21:39

Is blue lipstick ever ok?

If the wedding is a smurf theme fine but otherwise never go out in public in blue lipstick

Margomyhero Sun 24-Sep-17 17:21:59

What's wrong with blue lipstick?

I had one in the 80s. It was cool!! I think hmm

Userlavender Sun 24-Sep-17 17:22:10

I think blue lipstick or nail varnish makes people look like corpses - but then people say the same thing to me when I wear purple lipstick. So whatever - if it's your wedding do what you want. If its someone else's then not sure - depends what your usual style is. And if they would mind. In the big scheme of things I think people at weddings are more worried about their own dress / makeup than anyone else's - until the apres event of photos anyway

Scribblegirl Sun 24-Sep-17 17:25:29

Definitely hinges on whether or not that's your normal look. On a couple of my friends I would be totally expecting an eclectic style and wouldn't balk. On others it would be a 'statement' and imo someone else's wedding isn't the time.

If you're the bride do whatever the hell you want grin

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