I have to be honest .. I’ve never been a massive fan of white or very pale ivory wedding dresses! I know that sounds like sacrilege to say given the tradition of these colours for weddings, but honestly I don’t think that white is a particularly flattering colour on many people.
If your skin is beautifully dark or tanned then it’s easier to pull off but for pasty white skin like mine its definitely a no no!
Most brides opt for ivory instead which is certainly a lot more flattering to most skin tones .. however there are a raft of other options out there and many beautiful ‘pale bridal’ shades if you don’t want to go for full on colour.
One of my favourite U.S. Bridal retailers ( who ship to the UK ) www.bhldn.com have some fantastic dresses currently in gorgeous shades of Blush, Gold and Baby Blue which would make amazing alternatives for your wedding dress. Here are my favourites …