After all, red is the colour of passion and love so why not use this dramatic colour for your wedding theme! Red wouldn’t be many brides first choice or even second choice but hopefully these ideas will give you inspiration to channel the red vibe. Let’s start with the dress, yes a red wedding dress! There have been many different coloured gowns rocking the catwalk lately like blues and pinks but red seems to be the biggest coloured trend in 2014 which would be perfect for those braver brides. Celebrities such as Jessica Biel and Anne Hathaway have both turned their back on tradition by choosing coloured dresses so why not join them and make heads turn while you strut down the aisle.
Are you bored with all the wedding colour schemes? If yes then why not make a statement and have a metallic themed wedding which is great alternative twist from the normal colour schemes. Here are some ways to incorporate metallics into your day without breaking the bank! The dress is a great way to grasp the metallic theme; there have been stunning gold dresses rocking the catwalk from Oscar de la Renta, Vera Wang and Monique Lhuillier. In many ways, wearing a gold dress can feel more special than a white one as it is very unique and can be more flattering with golden and olive skins tones.
Peplums were seen all over the spring runways last September on skirts, dresses, and blouses. This trend is flattering because it creates an illusion of a small waist so why not incorporate it into your wedding dress!
Peplum dresses are perfect for brides with curvy silhouettes as it slims down the waist and accentuates an hourglass figure. Also, this style is flattering for brides with straight bodies as it defines the waist and adds lots of volume to a straight up and down figure. This trend has been walking up and down the catwalks from designers like Marchesa, Reem Acra, and Oscar de la Renta so they will defiantly make you pretty in peplum!
- Find the perfect shape – This is very important as finding the right shape will help you to feel comfortable on your big day and if it doesn’t fit your theme completely then you can always personalise it with embellishments.
- Remember less is more – Don’t go over the top with statement accessories, just focus on a few clever details in the right shape, size and colour.
- Strike a balance – You can concentrate on what each outfit will look like individually but remember to see how all the outfits look together including shape, colour and size as this will look great in photos.
- Body worries - If there’s an area of your body that you don’t want to draw attention to then don’t put detail on it or have a standout hair accessory or a bold bouquet so no one is look at your body worry.
We love the current range from Cutting Edge Brides who specialise in 1950's inspired gowns, tea dresses and short bridal gowns, many of which come with detachable trains for modesty during the wedding ceremony.
The Cymbeline Paris gown pictured below is currently available with a whopping 47% discount, their website is easy to navigate, allowing you to shop by length, price, style inspiration, neckline, back design, details and colour, and if you can't get to their extensive showroom in London they have a £25 "try at home" service.
Today marks the start of the three day National Wedding Show in London, and Nicky, John and Emily are there to check out what is happening on the catwalk and to see the latest trends on the trade stands.
The first fashion show of the day got off to a good start with every seat taken and some traditional designs from Ian Stuart. The general feel is for lots of lace and there is still a lot of vintage around.
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