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 Antique Lace Wedding Dress

A bride in an antique lace wedding dress carries defined style elements. Look like you’re wearing something from your great-grandmother’s Victorian closet. Or pull something brilliant with detailed lace sleeves and Edwardian style. The modern bride is anything but. Many brides these days are taking their weddings vintage. Take some hints from the antique experts at the Wardrobeshop and enjoy vintage couture.

Sleeve Overlay

Wedding dresses with sleeves are making a comeback. While the strapless bridal gown is still a bride’s go-to, complimenting an antique lace wedding dress is simple. Look for detailed sleeves and neckline that will add allure while giving your gown a vintage flair.

Sleeve Overlay

Sleeve Overlay

Sleeve Overlay

Sleeve Overlay

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Vintage Wedding Dress Designs

Vintage Wedding Dress Designs

The best wedding dress designs will always be unique. A bride walking through the forest, barefoot, with her head spread with a crown of roses, must have just the right dress details. As the bohemian-chic and vintage bride becomes more popular, the styles expand. For the barefoot bride, for the lady in lavender, for the romantic in us all. The angel, we believe, is in the details.

Embroidery: An intricately embroidered wedding dress was ideal in the Victorian and Edwardian age. Wedding dress designs since have shied away from this antique design. We, however, have found it again. Vintage couture blended this lovely alternative amethyst with an iconic embroidery. Clean and high at the neck. Made with Victorian and Edwardian elements without the cumbersome corset. Look for seamless embroidery to get this look for yourself.

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Wedding Lookbook: Vintage Gowns

Wedding Lookbook: Vintage Gowns

A bride in supreme lace is a wonder to behold. Facing her aisle, she stands with conviction and pride. Sometimes her head is bare, as are her feet. Sometimes she’s jeweled in Victorian embroidery and decadent pearls. The vintage bride is an increasingly popular style and it comes with its own very unique design. This version of our wedding lookbook examines the vintage bride: gowns and veils made to fit an iconic era.
The Victorian age was one of the most delicately extravagant. When you picture this era, lace and embroidery, tea and proper etiquette, gentle strolls through the promenade should come to mind. High neck lace, long sleeves and delicate lace make the Victorian look at the top of our wedding lookbook.

Wedding Lookbook: Vintage Gowns

Wedding Lookbook: Vintage Gowns

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Alternative Wedding Dresses

Alternative Wedding Dresses

A bride’s day is her own. If she wants to have a Halloween dress-up wedding, let her. If she wants to wear a hot pink ball gown, go for it. If she wants to fulfill an entire era theme on the beach, all the power to her! The alternative bride is making a killing in the modern wedding. In previous eras, current trends were the only answer for a bride’s style, the DIY and nontraditional weddings are becoming popular beyond belief and alternative wedding dresses are in high demand. Take a walk down the vintage side with these examples of wearable vintage dresses that take alternative wedding dresses to the next level.

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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 White Wedding Dresses

Vintage White Wedding Dresses

There is nothing like a white wedding dress. Romantic, pure, ethereal and blissful. Floating across the aisle will be effortless in a signature gown. If you’re looking for vintage white wedding dresses, you may have a hard time locating them. Many vintage dresses are ivory and cream. To give you the true essence of vintage flair, take these beautiful concoctions. Blended with vintage elements and all supremely white, fall in love with the beauty of signature wedding gowns.For the bride who wants everything - the Venetian in white. A defined length and soft floating skirt adds to an understated and elegant Edwardian style. Drop-shoulders keep vintage white wedding dresses proper and add seductive touches. A white vintage gown like this is designed with true vintage detail but caters to the easygoing and laid-back bride. Modernity at its best with vintage embellishments.

Vintage White Wedding Dresses

Vintage White Wedding Dresses

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Asymmetrical Hem Wedding Dresses

Asymmetrical Hem Wedding Dresses

Soft folds of delicate lace and beading cover the bride’s skirt. Gathered slightly at the knee, the skirt allows the most delicate peek of wedding slipper as she cascades down the aisle. With ease and poise, asymmetrical hem wedding dresses are faithful in comfort and elegance. A lovely bride in a floor-length gown is one thing. A bride in a dramatically-lengthened asymmetrical hem wedding dress is another thing entirely. These lovely vintage-inspired romantic blends are some of the best asymmetrical hem wedding dresses we’ve found. Lovely, lacy, and oh-so-deliciously vintage.

Asymmetrical Hem Wedding Dresses

Asymmetrical Hem Wedding Dresses

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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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