Don't fancy ivory or white for your wedding dress? Well blush is feminine, chic, sophisticated and timeless.
Celebs who have opted for blush on their big day include:
- Anne Hathaway
- Reese Witherspoon
- Jessica Biel
- Emily Deschanel
Blush for your bridesmaids
Both dark and fair skin tones suit blush. You may think pink and redheads is a no-no, but in fact, the combo can work beautifully.
You never really know what's going to suit until you put a color sample up against your face - and Dessy makes it easy for you to do this with its color swatches.
(From top left: After Six Prom Dress Hayley, After Six Bridesmaids Style 1505, Social Bridesmaid Style 8178)
If you're getting married again and don't want to wear white or ivory, then a wedding gown in soft blush could be just perfect. It will look and feel suitably bridal but that little bit different as well.
Blush works beautifully with vintage style wedding dresses - maybe go for something cut in a 1920s style, a 1930's bias cut or a 1950's full tulle knee-length number.
Blush also goes superbly with metallics - so you could opt for gold or silver wedding shoes, or add a metallic detail to your gown.
Adding a hint of this delicate hue to your bridal ensemble is easy to do. Make a strong style statement in pale pink satin pumps. Go for a rosy glow with delicate rose quartz earrings or a semi-precious stone ring. Finally, add a dramatic touch of blush to your bridal ensemble with a luscious bouquet done in pale pink peonies or voluminous ranunculus flowers.