Five Iconic Wedding Dress Designs

Five Iconic Wedding Dress Designs

An iconic vintage style has no compare. Whether you want to channel the elegant Victorian or a lovely tea-length fifties gown, there’s a Marilyn Monroe in us all. The love of vintage brings us to some of our favorite wedding dress designs. Romantic, defined, and deliciously vintage!

Embroidered Venetian: A Venetian wedding would be glorious to behold. Whether you love the era or you love the city, a style like this is both comfortable and sweet with a regal lace and embroidery. Unparalleled in our bridal gown search, these wedding dress designs are formal enough for any wedding but add comfort to a bohemian bride’s attire.

Five Iconic Wedding Dress Designs

Five Iconic Wedding Dress Designs

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The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

A unique wedding dress will take a bride from normal to iconic in the blink of an eye. The romantic and beloved style of a vintage wedding dress should fit. A bride in this style can blend her wedding dress to the theme of the wedding, swaying gracefully down the aisle in the flowing and delicious dress of her own. Take the DIY contemporary wedding to its height with these lovely unique wedding dress suggestions.

We love a good beige wedding dress. A truly unique wedding dress may have elements of ivory and white mixed with beige. This incredibly popular second and nontraditional bride choice has been a favorite of ours for some time. Make it pop with some unique popping jewelry or classic with a traditional crystal or gold accessory. With the length at the right length for dancing, you know you’re free to express in this one.

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Pantone color of the year is a beautiful orchid, reminiscent of amethyst. In love with all things purple, we give you our favorite amethyst gown. A unique wedding dress in this category gives a completely different feel than any traditional white. Once again, a choice for second weddings and the alternative bohemian bride, you’ll love this vintage style with all your little heart.

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

Comfort may not be at the forefront of every bride’s mind. For those that do want the stylish unique wedding dress with movement, look no further than a Victorian hybrid such as this Inga Nataya. This vintage beauty is made with Victorian elements but without the corset. In a world where structured wedding dresses rule supreme, the alternative chic bride will choose something practical with all the glorious lace and layers to add.

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

Once again, we bring you a lilac purple. Pastel tones in pink, yellow, and lavender are popping up in bridal boutiques worldwide. When you’re looking for the ultimate beach wedding style, search for elements that add grace, such as layered skirts. Added embroidery, beading, or rouching also helps keep the dress formal for a wedding albeit informal. Last, whether you’re barefoot or sheathed in the latest Louboutin, this dress will show your style at just the right length.

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

In finality, we give you the unadulterated and incredibly sweet Siren gown. This little unique wedding gown is made with 1920s and modern styles combined. Made in a fine and fancy beige that will catch any eye, this nontraditional wedding dress tops the list. Another one of the comfortable and formal dresses, a bridal dress in this style applies coverage and regal appeal to the affair.

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

The Unique Wedding Dress: Vintage Style

While some wedding dresses must be full of flounce and structure, may brides today are looking for something different. Take a unique wedding dress in a vintage direction while looking for elements that truly make it romantic and inspired.

Off-White Wedding Gowns

Off-White Wedding Gowns

Draped in the creamy essence of vintage lace and full of vibrancy, the bride doesn’t need anything short of the beauty of an antique off-white wedding gown. Whether you want a dramatically beige style or an ivory will do the trick, take a few tips and imagine yourself in off-white wedding gowns that will make the statement you’ve always dreamed.

European Dream: The European dream begins with the essence of another age. An Italian-style tapestry dress will make your wedding both classic and unique. Made to withstand the ages, make this dress the family heirloom. Incorporate an off-white wedding dress into the mix. The appeal of this dress is that it includes both vintage and modern elements. Modern in style, you won’t have a corset and heavy bustle or trail. You will have vintage style in spades.

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Comfortable Second Wedding Dresses

Comfortable Second Wedding Dresses

The bride cascades down the stone steps of the garden. Her hand is delicately holding the folds of a light and airy lavender wedding dress unparalleled in beauty. The sun shines delicately on her bare head and she floats as if no one is there except her and the groom. On one hand, she looks stunning. On the other, she looks incredibly comfortable. Second weddings give opportunity to make the wedding truly yours. You don’t have to skimp on the frills, either. Many comfortable wedding dresses are full of femininity and romantic design without heavy trains, bustles, corsets and fluff. Look for these types of dresses for your second wedding. When you focus on vintage, it adds an extra bit of timeless tradition for that bride-to-be.

For a seamless sheath, pick a dress that comes with an additional overlay, such as this Morning Gown. Not only does it fit with comfortable second wedding dresses, it is incredibly classic in beauty. Sleeves create comfort and coverage while allowing a bit of seduction through the sheer embroidered fabric. The length is dramatic but no cumbersome. A woman in this dress would might wear flowers in her hair and walk down the aisle (or beach_ barefoot. But of course, you can decide the details.

Comfortable Second Wedding Dresses

Comfortable Second Wedding Dresses

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Vintage Lace Wedding Dresses Defined

Vintage Lace Wedding Dresses Defined

Something truly magnificent happens with vintage lace wedding dresses. A bride in a soft, creamy lace gown will be unique and classic. Delicate designs allow a soft peek of skin beneath the dress will give every bride that romantic and inspired look. If you’re searching for a vintage lace wedding dress, we give you a few examples of the fine and fancy styles blended with modern fit. For those brides who want the world: both modernity and vintage flair, we give you our tips.

A Formal Affair: For a regal and high-style wedding event, look for delicate Edwardian elements. A high neck and sleeves with heavy embroidery is a splendid example of the refined and formal bride. A dress such as the Inga Nataya Sultry Elizabeth is a blend of these elements. The high neck clasps at the collar and leaves a sheer effect, not too seductive, around the shoulders and sleeves. Like the royal princess Catherine, this dress has the proper form and fit for fantastic vintage lace wedding dresses.

A Formal Affair

A Formal Affair

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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.

Casual Wedding Dresses: Vintage Inspiration

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.

The Victorian Gem

The Victorian Gem

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The Downton Abbey inspired veils

Not all of the Crawley sisters found their happiness at their weddings. Some of these pretty ladies were abandoned right at the altar, but the unique beauty of their 1920’s wedding veils were still the envy of many!

The Downton Abbey inspired veils

The Downton Abbey inspired veils

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Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Many dresses in the Inga Nataya couture collection are considered to be vintage-inspired styles. Our couture brides adore the antique look and feel of Nataya’s trendy bridal wear. But today, we want to focus on the signature embroidery of the wedding dresses that make the Inga Nataya Couture dresses truly couture!

First of all, we present a wedding dress that is covered with the whimsical yet sophisticated style of French Victorian embroidery. This unique embroidery was taken from the Victorian era and French trend that was used in scalloping elements of wedding dresses in France between the 1880s and 1900s.  Our Sultry Elizabeth Dress is shown in two colors, traditional white and pastel lavender.

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

The embroidery on the white dress is white in order to complement the main color of the gown. The same thing goes for the lavender dress as well. The purpose of the embroidery is to enhance, not detract, from the beauty of the dress.

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Here is another eye-catching, embroidered dress called the River Fairy. You can select this gown in classy white or trendy and alternative lilac. Unlike the previous model, the upper part of the dress is mostly covered with embroidery. Flutter sleeves enhance your feminine shape while the embroidery accentuates your bust line. This works well for those wishing to conceal larger hips.

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

The Morning Gown, which comes in white as well as beige, has two differing embroidery patterns. The beige variation boasts rather large embroidery to really turn heads. The white dress is a bit more subtle and really quite classy. Center stitches of gorgeous embroidery give the dress a rectangular appeal for a flattering effect.

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Vintage style embroidery in Couture dresses by Inga Nataya

Dear brides-to-be, select an embroidery pattern that meets your figure-flattering needs. This concise tutorial will help you choose the wedding dress of your dreams!

What bridal accessories to choose for Dahlia Dress

Hello, dear lovers of Inga Nataya Couture dresses. Today we’d like to focus on the best wedding accessories to match with particular dresses of this collection. Since this stunning collection consists of 10 dresses, and there are so many ways to accessorize, we’ve split this post into two parts. Happy reading!

Part one is all about the prized jewels of the Inga Nataya Couture Bridal collection, the Dahlia Dresses.

We begin with the Dahlia in white. We’ve featured this dress in so many postings, describing every trend at which you could wear this gorgeous gown. Now, on to accessories!

What bridal accessories to choose for Dahlia Dress

What bridal accessories to choose for Dahlia Dress

This dress simply begs to be paired with sexy shoes, such as those with a beaded appliqué or something airy like those worn by Victoria’s Secret models.

Look for:

  • Shoes with laces and brooches
  • Beaded shoes
  • Lace shoes with silk flowers

However, you need to pair your shoes with the right headpiece in order to complete the look. Thus, if you have airy flowers on the toes of your shoes, choose orchids or other light flowers for your wedding updo. If you choose booties with laces, you might want to use delicate wedding combs in your hair. Beaded wedding shoes or those with Swarovski clips should be paired with a headpiece dazzled with Swarovski crystals.

If you opt for the peach Dahlia Dress, find peach-colored, lace shoes with flowers, matte velvet style shoes with feathery shoe clips, or satin shoes in a matching shade of peach. The best colors to match with a peach dress are grey, silver, dark peach, orange, or terracotta.

What bridal accessories to choose for Dahlia Dress

What bridal accessories to choose for Dahlia Dress

Top off the look with a bowler hat in peach, silver, or grey, and add an apricot or peach scarf. What about a veil or vivid flowers in peach, silver or red palette colors? Experiment with orange, terracotta, ash and apricot. Unite the Dahlia dress with a headpiece and shoes that have corresponding color themes.

We stand by our claim that this type of dress may be worn as steampunk or romantic, depending on accessories. The choice is yours. Have fun with your accessories. We’d love to hear your ideas!

One last note, if you are big on wearing jewelry or will be carrying a clutch, be sure that all of your pieces are in the same trend and similar color palette. You can guarantee a gorgeous look by matching everything according to color and trend.

If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, please do not hesitate to consult with our stylist for some extra assistance. We’ve recently begun offering this service. And for you, our loyal customers, it’s free!

Happy Dahlia Wedding!