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Black for a wedding.. honest opinion

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#11 BillysBride

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    Posted 22 February 2009 - 02:16 AM

    Black is beautiful. tee hee..*ahem*

    Anyway, yea..LOTS of brides use black as a color and it looks elegant and comes together very well. I see no problem with it. Besides, you're the bride...YOU CAN DO WHATEVER THE HELL YOU WANT!

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    #12 TinaM2b

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      Posted 22 February 2009 - 10:30 AM

      A friend of mine had a Black and White wedding last spring. It was amazingly beautiful. It made it easy for the MOB, FMIL, and bridesmaids splurge a little because who doesn't need that perfect little black dress for special occasions.

      And with only the one other color, the bride's white dress was even more beautiful!!

      I really like the way you used your two colors in all your invitations.

      #13 JulieG

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        Posted 22 February 2009 - 10:34 AM

        Black is a very popular wedding colour, I was a BM in 2 weddings in 08 and one was black and pink and the other was black and white. It was nice because I got to wear black twice and I had an 8 week old and then a 2 month old, so I loved not wearing a bright colour.

        #14 bellalucefoto

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          Posted 22 February 2009 - 11:08 AM

          From a photographer's point of view, it sounds great. Expecially since you are getting married in Jamaica and everything is bright, the black will be a good contrast as an accent. We have photographed a few weddings with the bridesmaids in black and they were beautiful. So I vote go for it!

          #15 Angel

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            Posted 22 February 2009 - 11:20 AM

            I think black is perfectly fine. My colors are ivory, red and black. I say go with whatever you want. Black is becoming a very popular color in weddings now a days.

            #16 LAURENANDBILL

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              Posted 22 February 2009 - 12:48 PM

              it looks great!! its ur day and its your opinion that counts!! :)

              #17 Erin6341

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                Posted 22 February 2009 - 12:55 PM

                I love your inspiration pics. Turquoise, black, silver and white look very classy stunning together. I say go for it. And like others have said... it's YOUR wedding, do what YOU want!

                #18 Jamaica0619

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                  Posted 22 February 2009 - 01:34 PM

                  I think black will make a great accent color. We ended up with red, light blue and silver...but were considering using black instead of silver as an accent color at one point.
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                  #19 nikkib

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                    Posted 23 February 2009 - 12:02 AM

                    Thank you so much for everyone who responded. I feel soooo much better now. You guys have no idea how much your responses meant to me.

                    #20 divadivine25

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                      Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:09 AM

                      Before seeing the pictures I wasnt for it but the trend of black and white plus a bright color is very chic! I considered black and white damask with accents of bright ppink

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