An old poem states about the color of Prom Dresses UK that "Married in white, you will have chosen all right." This is not to say that all brides historically have chosen white for their Bridesmaid Dresses UK. In fact, many brides chose colors including blue, pearl and even black. Many brides believed that if they wore blue their husbands would remain true to them (also a famous line in the wedding poem). Pink was even a popular Mother of the bride dresses UK color for a time, though its darker variant, red was often considered taboo because it was associated with "scarlet women".