Hailey Bieber faces backlash over dress she wore to friend's wedding
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Hailey Bieber has caused a bit of a stir after she attended a friend's wedding wearing a white dress, which if you're not up to speed on the intricacies of wedding fashion etiquette is usually seen as a big no-no.
However, wearing something that risks upstaging the bride is usually a bad idea and one of the clearest ways to get in trouble over such a thing is to wear white.
The person in the best looking white dress at a wedding has got to be a bride, that's the rule so it's best if everyone else just avoids white dresses to dodge this issue altogether.
Hailey Bieber got on the receiving end of a spot of backlash recently after she posted pictures of herself in the dress she wore to a wedding.
If we were judging solely on the grounds of fashion then we'd have to say she was rocking the look but this is a wedding we're talking about here.
While the bride (Stephanie Shepherd) might have been delighted to see her friend Hailey there on the big day plenty were astonished at what Bieber was doing.
One person said 'she wore this to a wedding...white...to another person's wedding' while a second wondered 'who tf wears this to a wedding'.
Another chipped in to ask whether it was 'against wedding law to wear anything close to white to a wedding' and described the fashion faux-pas as a 'huge yikes'.
Huge yikes indeed, commenter, as plenty of others posted comments asking her if she really wore the white dress to someone else's wedding.
It isn't the 'wedding law' everywhere as in one case a bride-to-be let her bridesmaids wear white as she was happy for her whole bridal party to be the centre of attention on the big day, not just her.
She said her bridal party was 'so hot' and made the decision to let them all wear white dresses together so they could 'look and feel that way too'.
That wholesome response is nice, but there are plenty more times when someone's caused a stir by showing up to a wedding in white and incurred the wrath of either the people having the wedding or the internet at large.
Some people reckon it's pretty 'inappropriate' for non-brides to wear white at a wedding, though of course if the bride says it's fine then you're probably in the clear.
Generally it would be better to err on the side of caution to avoid splitting opinion, as if you look stunning enough in white to potentially upstage the bride then everyone will think you're absolutely smashing in a gown of a different hue.