If you picture yourself walking down the aisle in a traditional ball gown with a huge skirt, lots of embellishments and a long train, then you are probably a hopeless romantic who has finally found your prince charming. Let us guess… your dream day is a fairy-tale wedding in a beautiful castle like venue and you will be arriving in a horse-drawn carriage? Or are you a modern-day Cinderella who prefers a trendy ball gown with a massive detachable tulle skirt which you will take off after the ceremony and so you can dance easily in the evening? In this case you probably prefer arriving in a limo and your ideal reception venue must have a huge dance floor!
A little less dramatic then a classic ball gown, but still very flamboyant and voluminous, a white A-line dress is the most popular style of wedding dress. The silhouette flatters all body shapes, and it is definitely a safe bet. If you choose this style of gown, then you are a contemporary bride who wants that traditional bridal look, but nothing over-the-top. Your ceremony and reception will probably have all the elements of a traditional wedding, and your attire will include “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue”. And if you opted for a coloured A-line gown, then you are confident, independent and unconventional!
If you selected a figure-hugging wedding dress with a mermaid tail, then you prefer modern silhouettes to classic ones and you want to show off that body you have been working on months before the big day. Your wedding is not just about tradition and rituals, but also about fun. You want to enjoy every single moment of that day, so you will pick the most exciting location, the most delicious food, the sweetest cake and the most energetic band. You are a fashion-forward bride and will most certainly go for a trendy theme and a stylish wedding gown you've seen on the catwalk.
If you prefer wearing a lace wedding gown, then you are probably very romantic, stylish and possibly a little conservative, especially if your dress features long sleeves, covered shoulders and a long train. Are you picturing a vintage-inspired wedding theme in a beautiful country setting? Then your style must be a little nostalgic and retro! And if your ideal wedding is all about a laid back beach vibe, then you will probably choose a bohemian wedding dress and accessorise it with a lush flower crown, a whimsical bridal bouquet and comfy sandals!
Do you love old Hollywood glamour and is your dream dress a 1950’s tea length gown? Your wedding theme will include plenty of vintage-inspired elements. Since a tea length dress allows freedom of movements and is much easier to wear then a floor-length gown with a heavy skirt, you care about comfort and you love dancing, but you also want to look glamorous on your big day.
Brides who opt for a short, cocktail-style wedding dress like to break away from tradition. You are modern, fashion savvy, open-minded and practical when it comes to choosing a wedding day outfit. Short wedding dresses come in a myriad of styles ranging from embellished frocks with full ballerina skirts to tightly-fitted looks, so there is something for everyone!
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