Every bride want to look perfect on her D-day as its the most important day in her life. Today’s trend goes where both brides and grooms outfits are well planned and discussed and are matching to the partners outfits. Sometimes bridal shopping for the outfit can dictated by personal taste, favourite color, cuts etc but one should look to their complexion when selecting the right shade which complement her natural color. What looks superb on your dark skinned friend might look washed out on you if you are a fair skinned while by the same token, the wrong color choice could fail enhance your dusky beauty.
Dressing Tips for Fair Brides:
Suitable Colors : If you are a fair complexion then color likes True Red, Shocking Pink, Icy Aqua, Silver suits you best. For a fair bride thes colors suits the best.
Avoid Colors: Fair brides should avoid muted yellow based colors like orangey red, moss greens and teal blues. These colors lack sharpness and will make fairer complexions look pallid rather pure. So its better to avoid such colors.
Style tips: Fair brides always have deep winter characterstics that would suit colorings that are bright and cool. However,unlike darker complexion a fairer skin undertone can posses equalled clearity and coolness.
Outfits: A bright white and silver theme manipulates light to make skin look full of health with added silver threadwork, crystallised pearls and diamantes to maximize a radiant glow. A fair bride can experiment with various colors when it comes to her outfit colors.
Make up: Go with frosty whites and silvers or sapphires and cool blues on the eyes to frame rich brown eyes. For regal lips, an icy pink blended with a very subtle lilac adds a hint of demure femininity.
Jewelry: Western themed jewelry with pearls, silvers, platinum, white golds, diamonds or crystals. With such gems its better not to opt for over elaborate designs. If its there, ensure they’re concentrated, like in earings or dainty bracelets.
Dressing Tips for Darker Brides:
Suitable Colors : If you are a dark complexion then color likes Purple, burgundy, Deep Pink, Blue green.
Avoid Colors: Darker brides should avoid shades that are diluted such as orange tinged reds, rustic golds and mossy greens.
Style tips: Dusky skin tones call for intense fiery shades. But with black hair and brown eyes, the effect is just as dramatic with cool blue based hues. If you are more inclined towards colors that are are equally deep as your sultry complexion, you can wear it as the main color while injecting icy tones or bright winter shades.
Outfits : One can go for deep hot magenta with splashes of purple with embroideries like swaroski, threadwork, gems, crystals and brocades.
Make up: Darker skin tones suit variety of color combinations- such as hot pink with bluey green, bright burgendy and amethyst. But an icy aqua also adds extra spark to your look. Lips should be equally hot with a shocking pink to compliment your outfit.
Jewelry: Jewelled accesories that go best with silver, platinum, white gold, diamonds and crystals. They will stand apart from your skin color but its very important that nothing is over powered it.
Dressing Tips for Medium tanned Brides:
Suitable Colors : If you are a medium tanned complexion then color likes Orange Red, Mustard, turquoise blue.
Avoid Colors: Medium tanned brides should avoid icy silver, bright blue and shocking pink. Cool colors or those with blue base cast an unsightly shadow on sun kissed tones. Stay away from sharp icy colors beacuse they make medium brown complexion come across an harsh and musculine.
Style tips: One should opt for colors that are rich , warm and spicy. Warmer colors and those that are muted work best, either worn seperately, or as a combination to enhance skin tone. If you’re lucky enough to have hazel coloured eyes, they’ll brighten up instantly.
Outfits : A warm rich orange red color theme will look perfect- not only does it glam up meduim skin tones, but also abides by the expectations of the elegant traditional bride.
Make up: Earthy hues add further dimention to set eyes. A racy scarlet red teamed with earthy brown on the lids is in keeping with the traditional look or to diversify the palette, give eyes a brush of olive green with bronze and gold on the lower lids.
Jewelry : Antique jewelry goes well with the outfit. To keep with the earthly red tones, invest in antique copper plated pieces or weathered bronzes or gold finish to give off the definitive look.