Survey reveals 70% of women would wear white to a wedding

13 Apr 2016

Shopping site Lyst has revealed findings from a survey that discovered 7 out of 10 women would wear white to a friend’s wedding

Wearing white as a wedding guest has traditionally been considered a fashion faux pas, with the privilege reserved for the bride to outshine all in attendance.

However, a recent survey conducted by Lyst.co.uk, has found that 7 out of 10 women would defy conventions by wearing white to a friend’s wedding. Of the 1,000 UK and US women surveyed, 70% considered the outfit etiquette ‘old fashioned’ – yet interestingly, only 40% would be happy for guests to wear white to their own ceremony.

Responding to this shift in attitude and an increase by 116% of wedding guests searching for white and cream outfits, Lyst has launched a new Wedding Hub which promotes the white trend.

Lyst editorial director, Katherine Ormerod comments: “Weddings have changed to reflect the times we live in. Now you can marry who you want, how you want to. In an era of dog weddings, internet-ordained ministers, unusual venues and flashmob services - it’s no surprise that the old traditions carry less weight, and this goes for fashion too.”

https://www.lyst.co.uk/shop/events/wedding/

Related content

supplier finder

Get a quote

Looking for that perfect local supplier?
Let us know what you need and we’ll start looking for you.

supplier finder

Find a supplier

Search over 200,000 Suppliers in the UK.

or

Leave a comment

Comments

There are no comments to display, be the first!

bride

Everything for your wedding

Galia Lahav 'Dancing Queen' bridal collection

Galia Lahav launches it’s couture bridal collection, Dancing Queen, for FW 2021 ...

Autumn Love: a micro wedding styled shoot in Devon

This styled shoot mixes dreamy boho and rustic styles  in an elegant way  ...

Top engagement ring trends for 2021

Beaverbrooks reveals the top trends for popping the question in 2021 ...

My Wedding Planning Journey: COVID and wedding planning not enough?

Wedding planning can be overwhelming at the best of times, let alone with Covid-19 bring...

Kate Fearnley 'Wonderland' bridal collection

UK designer, Kate Fearnley, announces the launch of her first wholesale bridal collection...

Looking for that perfect local supplier?
Let us know what you need and we’ll start looking for you.

the wedding show