Page 18

this white bouquet is made up of pure white, cream, and champagne hued flowers

In selecting the color, be sure you see a swatch of the actual fabric to be used in the shade you want. Colors can look different in different fabrics, depending on their sheen and sheerness.  As white doesn’t necessarily mean the color of snow – be sure to choose the shade that is most flattering to your complexion. The shade may also take on different nuances depending on the fabric of the gown. bias cut gown in ivory with puddle train

The right white for you Pure white: the whitest of whites is only possible to achieve in synthetic fabrics that can take the process that leaves the suggestion of a clean blue undertone to the fabric. The stark white color often compliments is most flattering on women with darker complexions. Those with lighter complexions look better in softer whites. Natural white is also sometimes referred to as “diamond” or “silk,” the whitest shade possible for silk and other natural fibers. In photographs, this shade will be indistinguishable from stark white. Cream may either be a natural white or a slightly darker shade that is usually called “eggshell” or “ivory.” Ivory is a popular choice for brides today, but do hold a swatch next to your face to be sure it is the shade you want. Ivory generally has a yellow undertone, which can flatter fair complexions, but can also make some look sallow.

For an index of wedding planning articles, including a guide to fabrics, laces, and veil options, as well as tips for handling invitations, guest lists, photography, catering, a schedule of what to do when, and more, see While white still prevails as the bridal color, some of today’s http://kallahmagazine.com/WeddingAdvice.html wedding gowns feature accents of color in the trim and on the sash.   For gown and other gmachs, see the Directory. Champagne a pink undertone for an off-white shade that can lend a rosy effect to your complexion. You can look at fabrics of a light “rum,” a color that is also very popular now for the gowns of the sisters and mothers of the bride and groom.

16

Kallah Magazine

Summer 2010 / 5770

Profile for Ariella Brown

Kallah Magazine Summer 2010  

Wedding planning and more! The significance of the chuppah Vocabulary for the bridal bound - wedding gown terms. Delicious dairy recipes....

Kallah Magazine Summer 2010  

Wedding planning and more! The significance of the chuppah Vocabulary for the bridal bound - wedding gown terms. Delicious dairy recipes....

Advertisement