The selection of the right wedding gown for yourself is more important than a “beautiful gown”. You need a gown that suits your physical appearance and your skin type/colour. Therefore, before you choose a colour for your wedding gown, you need to know about your skin type (cool or warm).

Here are some colour recommendations according to your skin type.

1-    Cool light

People with cool light skin generally have white, ashy, or blonde hair with green, blue, or hazel eyes. Suitable colours for them include:

  • Sky blue
  • Sparkling silver
  • Pale lilac

2-    Warm light

These people usually have auburn, gold, or strawberry blonde hair with aqua, green, or hazel eyes. Suitable colours for them include soft hues such as ivory, champagne, pink, and salmon.

3-    Cool medium

  • Brown, or
  • Dark blonde hair with blue or brown eyes.

Suitable colours for them are taupes, cool neutrals, or even silver grey.

4-    Warm medium

  • Chestnut
  • Auburn
  • Red, or
  • Deep brown hair, with brown, hazel, green, or aqua eyes.

Suitable colours for them are antique gold.

5-    Cool dark

  • Jet black or
  • Deep brown hair, with green, grey, or blue eyes.

The suitable gown colour for them is traditional cool white.

6-    Warm dark

  • Black
  • Mahogany, or
  • Brown hair with green, hazel, or brown eyes.

Suitable colours include terracotta undertones or warm bronze.