Strapless, halter neck, lace, tulle, silk, fishtail, backless, sweetheart, high neck, plunge neck, long sleeved, Bardot…Where do you even start?
Some brides-to-be have a very clear idea about what they will look like on their big day but it’s not until you go dress shopping when the reality of finding “the one” can send you into a spin.
Here at BRIDE we have looked at the current trends which have innovative additions to an otherwise classic look and compared those with the more traditional styles.
Do you go high fashion or do you play safe – or both! Read on to find out…
Historically long white gowns are saved for the nuptials but with the emergence of more and more glamorous events taking place across the Middle East, ladies of the Arab world have more frequent opportunity to dress in exquisite floor-length frocks. So why not go for an alternative?
Floral patterns and statement colors are one of this season’s wedding dress trends – something a little less traditional but with a wow factor can bring vibrancy to your special day.
Victoria and David Beckham took this look to another level back in 1999 with their matching purple outfits to cut the cake! Chrissy Teigen enjoyed the wedding reception with her beau John Legend in a scarlet number.
Having a second dress for the party celebrations is a brilliant option for those who simply can’t decide – if in doubt – buy both! It also allows for traditional AND contemporary styles to share your wedding look and gives another dimension to your photographs!
Perfect for: reception outfit, alternative to a white wedding, showing off your wild side.
SIMPLE STYLE RULES TO FOLLOW
- Midi length dresses
- Column style
- Wear heels (even if it’s just for the ceremony)
- Sheath style
- Princess style
- Strapless or backless
- Princess with structured bodice to create small curves
- Drop waist style
- Trumpet or Mermaid style