From long and white, short and white to flowing pink, the 2016 bride has a much wider range of options than brides in past generations. Gone are the days when the bride has to stick to white only and is locked into a specific style that she probably doesn’t like. Now brides have more choices and are not afraid to try new styles.
It can be challenging for brides when shopping for wedding dresses, but if you have an idea of the wedding theme, your personal taste and style and how you want to accentuate the shape of your body, then it can be an easy process. Of course, you need a shopping partner when you are ready to look for that wedding dress. We have taken the guesswork out of the process for you by offering some great ideas for your wedding dress.
If you are looking for a structured and contemporary style, choose the mermaid wedding gown. It showcases the shape of your body, and you can opt for one that can be quickly transformed into a reception dress. Even though this may not be the traditional choice, it gives you more options to turn a long mermaid gown into a short wedding dress, one of the favorites for designers for 2016. It is flirty and elegant at the same time. Are you courageous enough to try one of these gowns?
Short and Sassy
If you don’t mind going short, you can still look great in a short wedding dress. More importantly, you will feel comfortable and be able to dance through your entire reception without a cumbersome gown. The short wedding dress is being offered by many designers in various fabrics and designs. There are so many to choose from.
If you don’t mind showing some skin, choose the gown with the cut-out back. In addition to having a grand entrance, you can also have a melodramatic exit as well. Designers are showing their skills by creating breathtaking laced detailed backs, which are undeniably chic, elegant and sexy.
You can choose a gown that has personalized detail such as brooches, sashes and appliques. Designers are taking the cue from fashion-conscious brides and adding appliques to wedding gown silhouettes. It is an ideal way to make your dress stand out!
Peplum is not only for skirts and tops. Wedding gowns are taking this idea and inviting this very elegant trend. This type of design is great for a day wedding. Designers are adding tulle and lace to create peplum wedding dresses.
Gowns With Capes
Brides are considering wraps and capes – worn over or attached to their wedding dresses. While you probably should not consider this for a hot, summer wedding, it is ideal for a nice spring or fall wedding.
Fresh and Modern
Designers have embraced the liberal use of silk when creating spring 2016 wedding dresses. The concept “less is more” has taken center stage for the season, with one-shoulder and tube-top wedding dresses in all silk fabric. It is contemporary, different and fresh.
Even if you cannot afford designer wedding dresses, at least these seven ideas can provide some inspiration. Start your search by considering each of these 2016 wedding dress ideas. There is something for every bride to choose from so she can feel special on her big day!