Now everyone knows not to wear white to a wedding right? Wrong, everyone does not know that apparently. I wrote this blog and thought, I'll wait till closer to summer to post this blog, no one wears white in the fall and winter anyway. My mind was BLOWN when I was recently at a wedding and someone was wearing white...to a wedding...after labor day...over the age of 60. I mean, do I have to continue for you to get the point?
I'm sorry last time I checked you were NOT Pippa Middleton
Because its such a well known rule, it makes it that much of an offense to the bride. Since everyone knows not to wear white, the bride will probably take it as a jab to her if you do so. Also, everyone will be talking about it and therefore taking attention away from the bride.
As I said, there is always one in every crowd, but why does this person become the person the bride has a problem with? Well it does make for a good story. At my friend's wedding it was one of the groom’s guest (a mother of a highschool gal friend, not ex-girlfriend, that's a different post). Having friends of the opposite sex at your wedding could already be a sensitive issue so of course that makes this particular woman's clothing choice even more insulting. Whether you mean to or not, by wearing white to a wedding you are drawing attention to yourself and away from the bride.
Just stop wearing white!
This goes for men too. I recently had someone tell me they were at a wedding and a male guest was wearing an all white suite. What? Who even owns one? Bit over the top for a wedding, don’t you