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Wedding Inspired Winter White

megan and floyd wedding photo

Happy Thursday lovelies! I’ve always been a big fan of Thursdays. It’s so close to the weekend that I usually feel like I just float through the day, unlike the way I drag my arse around on my nemesis Tuesday. Don’t ask me why, but I loathe Tuesday. Happily it is not Tuesday and you find me in awfully cheery spirits. The dude slept through the night, so that might have something to do with it too. HA! Anyhoo, you may have noticed that I’m posting on a day that is typically Megan’s and that is because she celebrated her third wedding anniversary last night. Hopefully she’s sleeping in after sharing a lovely evening with her hubs!

Since weddings were on my mind yesterday, I asked Meg for a photo from her destination Jamaican affair as I don’t think ya’ll have seen nearly enough of it. I truly can’t express how beautiful it was. She looked beyond gorgeous and the location was truly breathtaking! You’ll notice in the pic above that Meg’s dress is a winter white hue. You might think that an island venue would call for a more pristine white, but the off white hue of her dress was perfection and looked amazing against her wedding’s hot pink color palette! The gown had some incredibly intricate beading that just didn’t glimmer as much in the true white version of the dress. Winter white was definitely a winner on Meg’s special day!

Winter white has always been a favorite color of mine. It’s a blank canvas to pair colors with and it’s an unexpected, yet killer party or cocktail dress choice! I would love to throw on a pair of jewel toned heels with any one of the pretties below and dance the night away at the next dress up affair that I get invited to!

diane von furstenberg davina silk chiffon dress

Diane Von Furstenberg ‘Davina’ Silk-Chiffon Dress at Net-A-Porter

modcloth only have ivory for you dress

Only Have Ivory for You Dress at Modcloth

modcloth the red carpet dress

The Red Carpet Dress at Modcloth

lela rose one shoulder silk blend dress

Lela Rose One Shoulder Silk-Blend Dress at Net-A-Porter

  • Melissa

    Ooh, it’s all so very classy!

    September 16, 2010 at 8:25 am Reply
  • Jenny

    I too love winter white – that DVF dress is to die for! Happy belated Anniversary Megan!

    September 16, 2010 at 8:32 am Reply
  • Danielle (elleinadspir)

    I love the first one. Great choice!

    September 16, 2010 at 8:34 am Reply
  • Diana

    I like Thursdays too! Love your dress selections, ‘specially the one from ModCloth. I kinda wish I had an occasion to wear that to 😉

    September 16, 2010 at 8:56 am Reply
  • laura trevey

    I love to wear Winter white… it definitely stands out from the crowd of all the LBD’s !!!

    September 16, 2010 at 9:03 am Reply
  • Scientific Housewife

    I am loving that red carpet dress!

    September 16, 2010 at 9:20 am Reply
  • Krysten

    Oh goodness, I love the 2nd and 4th dress!

    September 16, 2010 at 9:20 am Reply
  • betsy

    Megan looks beautiful. I love that DVF dress.

    September 16, 2010 at 9:45 am Reply
  • Kristen

    I love all of them. Perfect for wedding festivities. I have bookmarked some of them..I do need a rehersal dinner dress 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 9:54 am Reply
  • Imogen

    I love all of these dresses they are so fresh and very pretty. I adore the modcloth dresses the most. Modcloth always excites me.

    September 16, 2010 at 9:55 am Reply
  • Kate

    I love winter white too! All of those dresses are just adorable!


    September 16, 2010 at 10:13 am Reply
  • Jill@TeenageBride

    So lovely…. sigh

    September 16, 2010 at 10:25 am Reply
  • Ellen

    Glad your little one slept through the night – everyone always feels better with a full night’s sleep. I like winter white, too – I think it’s easier on the complexion and it does seem to go with every color. Cute dresses!

    September 16, 2010 at 10:27 am Reply
  • Maddy

    So pretty!! My wedding dress was winter white too! I loved it against the desert backdrop of Los Cabos! It was perfect 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 10:32 am Reply
  • Jaime @ La vie...J'aime

    All of these are so cute! My faves are the first 2 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 10:39 am Reply
  • Johanna

    winter white is my fave 🙂 Wear White Year Round..say it with me 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 10:49 am Reply
  • Salt

    *swoon* I LOVE DVF!

    September 16, 2010 at 10:52 am Reply
  • summer

    oh my. i need that first dress but i refuse to look at the price. REFUSE.

    September 16, 2010 at 10:56 am Reply
  • Dancing Branflake

    I seriously was eyeing that ModCloth dress just last night. Now that it has your approval I am very tempted to just buy it.

    September 16, 2010 at 11:23 am Reply
  • Sandy a la Mode

    ohhhh those look some great reception or beach wedding dresses~!!

    September 16, 2010 at 11:32 am Reply
  • Nadette@Eat, Read, Rant!

    That red carpet dress is darling! knowing Modcloth, it will probably out of stock by the end of the day. ah well

    September 16, 2010 at 11:34 am Reply
  • kristen

    white’s always a classic! really like the first dress — super cute!!

    September 16, 2010 at 12:09 pm Reply
  • stacy

    Winter White is always a favorite of mine too! That Lela Rose dress… gorgeous!

    September 16, 2010 at 12:15 pm Reply
  • carma

    I love winter white too – very flattering shade. Congrats to Megan on her anniversary – only three years means they probably still like each other 😉

    September 16, 2010 at 12:35 pm Reply
  • carma

    oh, and I wanted to mention what a gorgeous wedding pic – very unusual and Megan looked totally fab!!

    September 16, 2010 at 12:36 pm Reply
  • carolina - patagonia gifts

    I adore winter white. the 2nd dress is my fave! xo

    September 16, 2010 at 12:45 pm Reply
  • Katie

    Winter white is perfection! Can’t wait to start wearing it.

    I hate Tuesday’s too. Bad day!

    September 16, 2010 at 12:51 pm Reply
  • janettaylor

    I love them all!


    September 16, 2010 at 12:55 pm Reply
  • Annemarie @ Brunch at Saks

    Meg looks gorgeous in her dress! Love the ones you chose- especially the DVF!

    September 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm Reply
  • Jennifer

    Such a great photo! I love all those dresses. I wear white all the time, all year long! I would love to wear and and all those dresses!!!

    Thank you for you visit to my site and for your super sweet comment!

    September 16, 2010 at 1:07 pm Reply
  • Kristin {Ellie-Town}

    Great picks! I’m off to check out Modcloth.

    September 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm Reply
  • Anna

    Oh I love these outfits and the picture! Oh, I love thursdays too.. 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 1:20 pm Reply
  • sara@domesticallychallenged

    Love the choices, and YES! We need to see more of her wedding pics!

    September 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm Reply
  • Leeann @ Join the Gossip

    Aw what a pretty picture! And what pretty dresses! I especially love the first one 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 3:27 pm Reply
  • ashley

    loving the one shoulder!!!

    September 16, 2010 at 3:40 pm Reply
  • qin

    Love all your choices 🙂

    September 16, 2010 at 4:49 pm Reply
  • won

    I love Modcloth. Once again, these choices didn’t disappoint.

    September 16, 2010 at 5:21 pm Reply
  • Joey @ Big Teeth & Clouds

    When I was looking for a wedding dress (I got married in the courthouse) I thought for sure I could find a winter white sweater dress. No luck. We looked everywhere and couldn’t find something that looked special but casual enough to walk the metal detector at the court house. I was just 8 years ahead of the trend on this one. Now there’s winter white everywhere!

    September 16, 2010 at 5:51 pm Reply
  • Shop N' Chomp

    What a cute photo! 😉 I also like the second dress!

    September 16, 2010 at 6:09 pm Reply
  • Anaiz

    I love thursdays too! I LOVE the dresses even more, I seriously like each one! 😀

    September 16, 2010 at 6:19 pm Reply
  • Allison

    Holy crap – that DVF is absolutely gor-geous. Le sigh, why am I unemployed with a love of designers?

    September 16, 2010 at 6:27 pm Reply
  • Josie

    Such a fun photo of Megan — and I’m a fan of Thursdays as well! The weekend is so tantalizingly close. Love your white dress picks!
    xo Josie

    September 16, 2010 at 6:41 pm Reply
  • Grace

    Gorgeous! This definitely makes me wish I had more winter white in my closet. I especially wouldn’t mind having that particular Modcloth dress!

    September 16, 2010 at 6:57 pm Reply
  • Carole

    I enjoy wearing winter white; it’s a classic.

    September 16, 2010 at 7:22 pm Reply
  • annalee

    i like the second one! Looks really elegant.

    September 17, 2010 at 12:02 pm Reply
  • Rachel

    Megan’s wedding photos are great! She looks absolutely beautiful!!

    All of these dresses are fabulous! And I agree that they’d look perfect with some jewel tone heels! 🙂

    September 17, 2010 at 2:10 pm Reply
  • Kate

    Love love love winter white – am on the hunt for a perfect white dress to pair with black opaque tights and ankle boots. The DVF dress is near perfection, but waaay out of my price range!

    September 19, 2010 at 6:05 pm Reply

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