Every bride wants her wedding to be perfect. All kinds of decisions have to be made- the flower arrangements, decoration, color scheme,bridesmaid’s dress, wedding cake…the list goes on. While there is no doubt that all these details are important, the most significant decision a bride must make is selecting her dress.
A Bride dress is the clothing worn by the bride on her wedding day. It is paired with a veil which is worn as part of a tradition. A bride wears white in Western cultures, whereas brides from eastern cultures wear red. Before the Victorian era, brides could wear any color. Queen Victoria popularized the use of the white wedding dress when she wore one to her wedding in 1840. Today, most wedding dresses are white, which includes shades like egg shells and ivory.
Different Kinds of Dresses
There are many kinds of bride dress. On the basis of silhouette, the dress can be ball gown, mermaid, A-line and sheath dress. On the basis of neckline they can be strapless, V-neck, illusion or one shoulder.They can come in all kinds of fabrics- georgette, lace, silk, velvet and so on. Most popular dress designers today are Vera Wang, MoniqueLhuillier and Carolina Herrera.
Recent Trends in bride dresses
Nowadays strapless or sleeveless dresses are most popular. This is because they can be made even by less skilled designers and it is easier to alter their measurements. However sleeved dresses, Victorian style dresses and dresses with straps are coming back in fashion.