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 Tea Length Wedding Dress

The Tea Length Wedding Dress

The bride steps onto the platform with ease. The gentle turn of her head, the soft flow of her tea length wedding dress leads to a curved and sweet turn of her ankle. If you want a wedding dress that allows for grace and movement with a formal length, tea length is a great choice. While there are many floor-length bridal gowns, there’s something fun and whimsical about a tea length that keeps us coming back for more. Check out some of our favorites here.

The Venetian has an asymmetrical hem that gives new life to a tea length wedding dress. With vintage embroidery and drop sleeves, you will have formality and comfort with a decided vintage allure. This dress is a prime example of fine lace and Victorian elements made into a modern fit for the bohemian bride.

The Tea Length Wedding Dress

The Tea Length Wedding Dress

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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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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.

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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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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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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