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    Your Wedding Gown: Is White Right?

    Wedding gowns can be long, short, strapless, sleeveless, or asymmetrical; Bianca Jagger even wore a white pant suit when she married Mick in the 70’s. But can they be colorful? It depends. For traditionalists, quite frankly, the answer is no. “Married in white, you have chosen right” as the old rhyme goes, continuing on with premonitions that would terrify any bride, such as “Married in red, you will wish yourself dead.” Note: In many cultures, colorful wedding outfits are expected and white is the color for mourning so if you do choose to break with the old English tradition, there is a bright side. Everyone knows the bride strives to…

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    Find Your Color

    5998432 By Jean Donnelly August 5, 2011 Turns out, a bridal gown is not a black-and-white issue, as white comes in many colors. From brilliant white, to antique white and silver-tinged tones, there are many varieties of “white” to choose from. That’s good news, as some skin tones look simply stunning when sheer white is blended with a dash of cream or pastel. Here, we’ve listed the fabric choices available at Simply Bridal, along with recommendations on what types of skin tone match each hue. We encourage you to purchase a sample of the fabric of your choice, dyed to the color you’re considering. Computer monitors can’t provide the best…