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Is this dress too "mother of bride" for a wedding?
I loved it, bought it & am now wobbling. It's pinker than the photo (& bigger - I'm an 18-20, 5ft 4, 45 yo with shoulder length do hair. As I'm Celtic pale blue I'll be going the fake tan route) If I style it with cream shoes & bag what do you reckon? Or should I go for a darker colour - pink? Mink? To take the MOB look off it? And don't even talk to me about the grey leather one I bought at the same time (thank god for 70% off sale!)
Am not MOB - bride is my age! It is lovely (& a good bit darker than the photo so not too bride) but I reckon a lot of the guests will be V fashionable and even a bit edgy so I have a black & white one on order online too, will try get a photo of that too
If the OP is 45 and the bride is significantly younger I doubt there is any risk of anyone thinking the dress looks bridal. If I've done the Google image search rightly, it's from Monsoon and also available in navy or peacock blue, both of which I prefer, but of course you might not! And they might be sold out in your size. It's a lovely dress and at the sale price a very good buy!
Looks a bit casual bride / bridesmaid for a wedding to me. I guess it depends on if you know what the bride and bridesmaids are wearing. If she's in a gown go for it, but if she is going simple you may get a few raised eyebrows.
I personally avoid and cream, pink, white, powder blue, silver, light grey tones for weddings as there's ways one guest who looks too close to the bridal party.
It's lovely but I would not team it with cream shoes (def bridal) I would go for a bright pink or such...an accent colour with a matching bag if possible. Essentially I would steer clear of anything else in a pastel.
I think we just had this conversation on another thread, Mama! I don't think it is particularly bridal at all and anyway OP will know if her friend would mind about that. It's 33 years since my wedding and the only outfit I can recall at all is my own.
not quite what you asked, but as it's quite a delicate pink, I think you'd look great sans fake tan. Really. Go with the Celtic blue skin. Lovely moisturising shimmer of some sort on your pins, and you'll look gorgeous imo.