In wedding seasons marked by constant disruption and cancellations, when it comes to wedding dress design it seems brides to be are shirking tradition and focusing on personal style and versatility. According to those in the know, modern brides want a wedding wardrobe that can take them from ceremony to dancing with ease.
The new grand: Lace, beading and thread work used to symbolise a grand wedding gown. Now, statement frocks are incorporating architectural elements to achieve a less is more aesthetic. Think refined frills and clean layers achieved with impeccable tailoring.
Simply romantic: Bohemian bridal looks prevail for 2021 and beyond, with the poetic aesthetic exuding romance and femininity. Underpinned by one of bridal’s longest mainstays, lace, modern takes are seeing bolder laser cut designs emerge, or a delicate chantilly top worn over the dress. Low back designs with a row of buttons also add a touch of vintage to modern shapes.
All in the details: Some brides are turning up the sophistication on simple silhouettes by adding elements of detail. Bold shoulders, intricate headbands and veils, and gloves are appearing in designer’s look books and on wedding aisles around the world.