BIGGEST BRIDAL STYLES | BE YOUR OWN BRIDE
Becoming a bride is a blended combination of your vision and your personality. Every bride wants to look incredible, but she also wants to feel like herself. We’ve styled many brides over the years, and seen every woman make the wedding dress uniquely hers.
When searching for your dream wedding dress, we normally suggest researching your ideal wedding dress silhouette. Alternatively, you could approach finding your wedding dress by spending some time understanding your bridal vision, and the type of bride you want to be. Typically, we find that there are 5 bridal styles that brides-to-be fall into; namely Glamourous and Sexy, Fashionista, Sophisticated, Boho, and Romantic.
YOUR BRIDAL STYLE GUIDE
THE GLAMOROUS AND SEXY BRIDE
This bride flaunts her female form, using dazzling elements and gorgeous cuts to create a sensational silhouette. Many brides like this style because it’s not too over the top and won’t take up any admin time on the day. This bridal style suits brides that are confident, looking to wow her guests and fiancé alike!
For this bridal style, opt for form-fitting silhouettes, like the Fit and Flair wedding dress silhouette. Look out for sheer materials, open-backs or plunging necklines. Add texture and sparkle with beautiful beading or eye-catching embellishments. Glamorous and sexy doesn’t have to mean showing it all- sometimes it’s all about the suggestion, more than the reveal
THE FASHIONISTA BRIDE
If you’re a bride-to-be that loves current fashion trends, Instagram celebs, or the latest designers; you are bound to love the Fashionista bridal style. This bride style is all about that perfectly on point look that encapsulates who and where you were on your wedding day.
If you’re in love with the Fashionista Bridal Style; look for sequins, horsehair drama skirts, skinny straps, and botanical accents. These elements are the top picks for 2019 wedding dress trends, with cuts and styles inspired by the royal weddings, and embellishments that add that extra wow factor.
THE SOPHISTICATED BRIDE
The sophisticated bride dreams of a white wedding, preferring traditional elegance over momentary fads. This bride wants her wedding day photos and her wedding day look to remain timeless, no matter whether her big day was a year or a decade ago.
Opt for wedding dresses with crisp, clean lines and bold cuts, like the classic ballgown or A-line wedding dresses. Look out for fabrics that are more rigid, such as Satin, Mikado, and Organza o create a strong, striking silhouette. If you are looking to add a contemporary twist to the traditional bridal style, choose a dress with a statement feature such as sweetheart neckline, embellishing, or an open-back.
THE ROMANTIC BRIDE
For you, love is everything- especially on your wedding day! If you’ve dreamt of your big day since you were a girl, and you can’t wait to feel like a princess, then the Romantic Bridal style is just for you! Playful, feminine, and idealistic; this bridal style evokes emotions and sweet memories.
Look out for layers and soft materials that create a dreamy vision. Look out for the classic princess cuts, such as ballgown or A-line wedding dress silhouettes. To add an extra element of sweet playfulness, opt for coloured wedding dresses, such as blush, antique pink, stone, or light champagne.
THE BOHO BRIDE
Carefree, laid-back, and fun, the Boho Bridal style encapsulates those with a free spirit. Wedding dresses are generally light and interesting, and never get in the way of a great time. Lace, chiffon, and unusual elements create a bridal style that is untamed but beautiful.
Search for wedding dresses that have soft, flowing skirts with breathable materials. Alternatively, look out for form-fitting silhouettes such as the Fit and Flair or A-Line cuts, and opt for intricate beading, gorgeous textures, and barely-there sheer cut-outs to create a breath-taking vision.
No matter your bridal style, there is a dress that encapsulates your vision! Visit your nearest Bride&co store to discover your dream wedding dress, and let us help you become the bride of your dreams!