Mother’s Bridal Dresses: What to Look for

Mother’s Bridal Dresses: What to Look for

Your child’s day has finally come. As you walk down the aisle, nothing keeps you back from holding your head high. You have reached the point in your life where you will enjoy the fruits of your children’s lives and bask in glory. Your dress? Perfectly ordained with delicate champagne neutral colors and flowing elegantly. You knew the dress would be important. If you haven’t quite found the right dress for your child’s event, there’s still time. We give you a few time-tested rules behind searching for the most splendid mother’s bridal dresses.

#1: Find the Fit that Suits You: Imagine yourself in something smoothing and slimming that doesn’t detract from the bride and her elegant portrayal. Look for a forgiving sheath waistline and sleeves. Sheer sleeves are a great way to showcase a summer or spring style while still allowing for coverage and attractive fit. The Morning Gown in beige is a fine and fancy example of this open, free style that is both formal and unassuming for mother’s bridal dresses.

Find the fit that Suits You

Find the fit that Suits You

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Casual Wedding Dresses: Vintage Inspiration

Casual Wedding Dresses: Vintage Inspiration

She knows it exists. She has the exact measurements in her head, the exact allure of creamy delicate lace, romantic elements, sweet yet seductive feminine accents. Most of all, however, she doesn’t want to be sweating behind a corseted bustier and extravagant train. She doesn’t want her bridesmaids to spend twenty minutes tying up her bustle. She wants the exact dress of her dreams. The casual bride doesn’t want to compromise on delicacy, intricacy, or allure yet she wants her wedding dress fit for anything the night may become. Casual wedding dresses incorporate a multitude of layering, effect, and delicious chiffon and lace while keeping an easygoing, gentle and absolutely comfortable air. Here are a few categories to muse through with definite attention to the modern, vintage, and casual bride.

Hued Vintage Wedding: One fantastic way to make a statement with casual wedding dresses is with a hue other than white or off-white. A fine response to any tired wedding attire and a worthwhile addition for a second wedding or elopement. While they are made for comfort in length and fit, vintage embroidery and chiffon overlay keep each of these dresses formal enough for casual wedding dresses. You could choose a floating fairy dress, a Victorian-inspired amethyst dream or a fantastically layered 1910-style dress. Interestingly enough, our research has found that casual wedding dresses such as these are great for any body type and include alluring sleeves which are popular for smoothing and creating an attractive figure.

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Casual Wedding Dresses: Vintage Inspiration

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Unique Wedding Dresses: Vintage Couture at its Best

Unique Wedding Dresses: Vintage Couture at its Best

Dressed in a gown no one has seen compare, the bride greets her guests as they leave the church pews. Draped shoulder-to-toe in embroidered silk, pearl buttons and translucent chiffon, she is every bit the modern bride; sophisticated, demure and dreamy. Finding unique wedding dresses may seem like a chore in the world of strapless, corseted bustier styles. For all those ladies out there who have a fantastic love for the vintage and unique, whether you’re looking for a more comfortable and age-old classic or trying for that perfect second wedding dress, we have compiled a few examples that will show you what to look for with truly vintage wedding gowns.

The Victorian Gem: Many of our favorite styles includes a simple addition of color. For Spring and Summer 2014, we have watched alternate color unique wedding dresses pop up in everything from popular wedding magazines to celebrity choices. The Sultry Elizabeth is one of our favorite blends of antique Victorian embroidery and a glorious amethyst hue. Delicately embellished at the bodice, incredibly forgiving to any waistline while creating an effortless romance, this is a prime example of chic and unique.

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Vintage Wedding Themes for the Modern Bride

Vintage Wedding Themes for the Modern Bride

A bride in vintage is glowing with effortless, classic style. She walks, glides, slides, down the aisle with a traditional lace and embroidered dress that looks plucked from her great-grandmother’s wardrobe. Creamy, comfortable, timeless, a bride can find her inner love of antique styles. You know you love vintage.The design cannot be compared. Once you have decided you want a vintage wedding, consider the type of vintage wedding themes you may gravitate toward. Although numerous, we give you just four of our favorite vintage wedding themes for you–the modern bride.

The Victorian Wedding: The Victorian era was a superb mix of delicate embroidery, proper hemlines and necklines and an exuded calm and class that is unparalleled in society today. To fully encompass this lovely milieu of Victorian style, search for dresses like the Sultry Elizabeth. Designed with modern cut and fit and blended with embroidered sheer elements, lace layered skirt, and high-neck class, tea will go along swimmingly with this vintage wedding theme.

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Sleeved Wedding Gowns with a Vintage Flair

Sleeved Wedding Gowns with a Vintage Flair

There is something incredible about sleeves on a wedding dress. In a world of sleeveless modern dresses, many of us gravitate toward the sleeved wedding gowns that include glorious vintage flair and delicate designs. You can have sheer sleeves, with an added seductive allure or choose a dress with lace or embroidered sleeves to your wrists, encompassing the true vintage style. A wedding dress with sleeves means coverage, detail and a unique spin on the age-old wedding. In love with the romantic and the whimsical, here are just a few different kinds of sleeves you can choose for that big and beautiful day.

Long and Sheer: With this style, a sweet and quietly suggesting sleeved wedding gown is lengthened to the wrist with sheer chiffon. With this type of sleeves, your upper arms are suddenly seductive with a translucent peekaboo effect. The Nataya Inga Siren, whether you choose the depth of beige or the crisp white, elongates the arms and still allows for an effortlessly delicious allure. Coupled with a soft sheath and delicate embroidery, this lovely vintage dress is a dream for every type of bride.

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Best Destination Weddings for the Vintage Bride

Best Destination Weddings for the Vintage Bride

With the crashing of waves in the background, the bride and groom, together with their closest families, celebrate their union. The scent of cold saltwater sprays through the air. The ribbons on the wedding trellis flutter like flags. The bride is wearing a colonial-inspired vintage lace which sends visions of Wuthering Heights. There is nothing more romantic than a destination wedding. The location, bathed in its own essence and appeal, is unabashedly true to the romantic nature of the bride and groom. Whether a hot beach is calling or a cool melancholy cliff, our vintage couture bridal gowns are an ideal fit for the unconventional and ever-romantic destination wedding. Here are some of the best destination weddings for this year and a splendid Inga Nataya dress to match.

Hawaiian Tropics: If you haven’t been to Hawaii, your wedding would be the perfect opportunity. Bathed in the blue of the ocean, walking along the white sand beaches, and enjoying the local culture has never been so blissful. One of the most popular vacation spots, it also tops the list of best destination weddings. For a comfortable and beach-blown bride, the Venetian White will more than suffice. Complete with three different blends of embroidery and topped with off-shoulder sleeves, this dress would fit the mold for that barefoot bride.

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Making a Vintage Wedding Flirty and Fun

Making a Vintage Wedding Flirty and Fun

Meet the modern vintage bride. The dress is covered in delicate embroidery, flowing in creamy folds of lace and sheer chiffon. Maybe she’s bareheaded, maybe she’s barefooted, but she is flirty, fun, practical and spontaneous. With hundreds and thousands of new quirky ideas popping up on Pinterest, today’s brides are going cute, unique, or quirky with just a few distinct choices. Inga Nataya wedding dresses are the perfect fit for those ever-popular off-the-beaten-path weddings we love so dearly. Here are some of the most popular fun-filled wedding themes and their vintage couture dresses to match.

Vintage Carnival Wedding: Popcorn and cotton candy. Red stripes and bright lights. The carnival vintage wedding is one filled with fun and exciting aspects. You can choose a striped tent and hire a juggler. You can have clowns making balloons for your guests. Grab an accordion and make your day a romping night to remember. For a perfect flirty vintage wedding dress, choose a light and airy gown such as the Raphaela Cream to free your ankles and leave plenty of room to bob for some apples.

Making a Vintage Wedding Flirty and Fun

Making a Vintage Wedding Flirty and Fun

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Top Vintage Heels for a Vintage Wedding

Once the decision is made to go vintage, you won’t turn back. Inga Nataya designs are effortlessly romantic and full of grace and poise. Slipping into one of our signature inspired gowns for your wedding will turn you from traditional bride to sensational bride. Let’s not, however, forget the shoes. A glorious vintage couture wedding gown, in all its decadent excellence, deserves the right kind of vintage heels. Here are a few tailored examples of combining vintage heels with a few of our free-spirited Inga Nataya originals.
As so many brides move from the traditional to a vintage event and the dress and the shoes only get better. Take the Venetian White by Inga Nataya. Drenched in the most delicate of lace and embroidery and flowing to an easy tea length, this lovely gown is both low-maintenance and intricate. To combine the perfect shoe, consider the dress. We pick the simple stunning “Honey” wedges. Handpainted white satin meets a delicate floral design with scattered rhinestones and a diamond brooch at the toe. These Edwardian-inspired vintage heels would be an ideal fit, bride-to-dress with the Venetian White.

Top Vintage Heels for a Vintage Wedding

Top Vintage Heels for a Vintage Wedding

Top Vintage Heels for a Vintage Wedding

Top Vintage Heels for a Vintage Wedding

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Orchid-inspired Wedding Dresses

Orchid-inspired Wedding Dresses

The lightest of hues can change a mood with just a glance. Dressing head-to-toe in a romantic, glamorous pastel shade has never been so effortless. Sheer, flowing overlay and romantic embroidery ensures the bride is as fresh as a fairy. For any bride, the dress becomes a chance to explore, to make a statement, to be spontaneous and exciting. Lilac has an uncanny way of being feminine without an overstatement. It’s perfect for a second wedding, an elopement or an off-the-beaten path bride. With Pantone’s 2014 color of the year named “Radiant Orchid,” there has never been a better time to wear this light and lovely shade of an absolute favorite. Here’s what Inga Nataya Couture has designed with orchid-inspired wedding dresses in mind.
The brightest of our orchid-inspired wedding dresses, the River Fairy in Lilac has a dreamy, romantic feel. This chiffon shell is garnished with delicate layers of rouching. An Elizabethan-inspired design is embroidered for an additional vintage feel. Scattered with pearls and embroidery along the neckline, this dramatic, river-shimmer masterpiece is a splendid fit for your unique wedding.

Orchid-inspired Wedding Dresses

Orchid-inspired Wedding Dresses

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