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How to Choose Your Perfect Wedding Garter Color

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Are you trying to decide on the color for your wedding garter? Maybe you want to go classic and choose a cream or ivory. But, if you really want to add a pop of color and infuse a bit of your personality under your dress - here's some inspiration to help you choose your perfect wedding garter color.

PS: These featured wedding garters are from Julianne of The Garter Girl

How to Choose Your Perfect Wedding Garter Color

When it comes to choosing the perfect color for your wedding garter - consider your personality and what the color says about you. This color may or may not be a color in your wedding. Since the garter is worn under the wedding dress, you can have lots of fun with it and infuse your own favorite color and style into the garter color of your choice.

Red is for those that are action oriented, outgoing and impulsive. Red stands for strength, health, passion and energy.

Orange is for those that live for being around others and you’re a bit adventurous - loving the outdoors and being full of life. Orange stands for strength, artistic, curious and restless.

Yellow is for those that have strong sense of humor with a vivid imagination. You often enjoy learning and sharing that knowledge with others. Yellow stands for happiness, energy, adventure and warmth.

Green is for those that can feel the need to belong, love and be loved. You’re loyal and down to earth. Green stands for balance, hope, renewal and peace.

Blue is for those that are compassionate, caring and faithful and you often have a need for inner peace and truth. Blue stands for soft, soothing, duty and conservatism.

Purple is for those that have high ambitions and pay attention to the smallest of details. Purple stands for royalty, romance, creativity and harmony.

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Pink is for those that often take care of others before worrying about themselves. Others find you warm and approachable. Pink stands for kind, maternal, gentle and delicate.

Brown is for those that prefer a simple lifestyle and you’re hardworking and frugal. Brown stands for safety, comfort, steadiness and kindness.

Black is for those that are natural born leaders yet are careful with sharing details of their life. Black stands for power, mystery, control and being collected.

Grey is for those that prefer to not be the center of attention - rather they prefer to be independent. You like to be in control of your emotions and this results in being indecisive and lacking confidence at times. Grey stands for coolness, conservative, composure, sophisticated.

White is for those that desire simplicity and order - can often be called a perfectionist. You view the world in a positive and optimistic way. White stands for purity, innocence, freshness and youth.

The above color descriptions were created in part by an article shared by affiliate partner Beau-coup.

So, what color wedding garter will you choose?

The Girly Go Garter - the Smart + Fancy Garter with Pockets

This Girly Go Garter is such an amazing idea {starting at just $39}.
Imagine the following . . .

- celebrating the bride at her bachelorette party without your purse coming along
- dancing at your own wedding and never grabbing your clutch/purse to freshen up
- going on date nights or a girls night out without a purse

Despite leaving your purse behind, you can still bring your phone, cash, credit cards, ID, lip gloss and more! You're probably asking how this is possible, right? Well, the GirlyGoGarter® has GentleFlex™ Grippers to keep it on your leg and it also has pockets to safely hold the necessities. The garter securely holds up to 3 lbs, even while dancing.

In addition to the original GirlyGoGarter®, there is now the beaded GlitzyGoGarter® that will add some extra shine and glamour to your special outings. You can choose from hot pink, red, black and of course the Bridal Blue Wedding Collection Garter.

Bridal Garters : Popular Wedding Accessories
A wedding bridal garter continues to be a popular wedding accessory today. They are available in styles to match your wedding dress, compliment your wedding theme or add a splash of color to your wedding day ensemble. Many of the garters from The Wedding Outlet come with a FREE tossing garter. This way you get to keep the one you wear and still toss one at the wedding reception. They even have Something Blue Garters or Personalized Wedding Garters for brides that are looking for something unique. Today The Wedding Outlet is here to feature 3 of their NEW arrivals. It's one popular styled garter that is available in multiple color combos and there's 3 ways to personalize it!
Personalized Bridal Garters from TheWeddingOutlet.com {Monogram, Initials, or I Do} | as seen on BrendasWeddingBlog.com
Bridal Garters . . . from lace and floral to NFL and animal print

When it comes to Bridal Garters, Daisy Days has you covered. No matter what style the bride is looking for in her wedding day garter, you will more than likely find it in their online shop.

Lace Garters are sure to be a huge hit this year with lace being one of the hot trends for weddings in both decor and fashion. Here are just two examples . . . the blue vintage lace garter and the french lace collection bridal garter.

lace bridal garters from www.daisy-days.com

With spring weddings here and summer weddings quickly approaching, Floral Garters are a definite must have. You might even be able to find a garter with a flower that matches the ones you plan to use in your wedding. Shown here are the Green Black Lace Keepsake Garter and the Love Blooms Bridal Garter.

floral bridal garters from www.daisy-days.com

Maybe the bride and groom are huge sports fans? Or, maybe the bride wants to surprise her sport-loving groom? You will definitely want to check out the NFL Garters. Like the Pittsburgh Steelers Garter or the Green Bay Packers Garter.

nfl bridal garters from www.daisy-days.com

And, of course, last but not least - these Animal Print Garters are for the bride that has little touch of wild in her. These brides will love the Honeysuckle Zebra Garter or the Turquoise Leopard Black Organza Garter.

animal print garters from www.daisy-days.com

Wednesday Wedding Accessory : Military Themed Bridal Garters

If you or your soon-to-be are an active or retired member of any of the military branches, you can show your patriotism and respect by having a Military Wedding Theme. You'll find lots of military wedding accessories at The Wedding Outlet that will demonstrate loyalty and pride to your country. Consider one of these popular bridal garters for all branches of the military, including the Army, Marines, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard. 

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