Wearing White To A Wedding Etiquette: Is This Dress ‘Too White’ For A Guest?

Wearing White To A Wedding Etiquette: Is This Dress ‘Too White’ For A Guest?

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We all know the rule: never wear white to a wedding, unless you’re the bride. But how white is too white? Can there be any white? I mean, what if white is your colour?

Here to help you work out if you’re making a total dick move are keepers of the internet’s wisdom – users on Reddit.

Redditor honeycomehome shared a picture of her proposed dress below (ModCloth’s Botanical Breakfast Dress, £46) along with the question: “Is this dress too white to wear to a wedding?”.

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Some people were totally down for the idea.

Comment from discussion Is this dress too white to wear as a guest to a wedding?.
Comment from discussion Is this dress too white to wear as a guest to a wedding?.

Others approved but had v strong feelings on the subject. 

Comment from discussion Is this dress too white to wear as a guest to a wedding?.

Many replied with the age-old etiquette rule of thumb, ‘If you have to ask if it’s ok, it’s probably not’.

Comment from discussion Is this dress too white to wear as a guest to a wedding?.
Comment from discussion Is this dress too white to wear as a guest to a wedding?.

But out of the whole dress dress debate, came one true pearl of wisdom.

Comment from discussion Is this dress too white to wear as a guest to a wedding?.

No, not that it’s important to be comfortable (we all knew that, duh), but that wearing a pattered dress is always a good option because what if you accidentally wear a similar dress to the bridesmaids?

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