What to wear as a winter bride
If you’re having a winter wedding, you’re probably wondering how to style warm while still looking chic on your big day – after all, you don’t want your ‘something blue’ to be you! Luckily, there are plenty of gorgeous options for you to consider…
Long-sleeved wedding dress
More and more designers are including elbow-length and full-length sleeves into their bridal collections, which is a perfect way to keep warm without having to wear a cover-up or other accessories. If you’re worried about constantly taking a jacket on and off, or you think a shawl or pashmina will get in the way, then a long-sleeved wedding dress is the way to go. It doesn’t have to feel overly tradition or swamp you, either – simply look for a style that hugs your figure, so you can show off your shape without freezing on your big day.
Dress by Justin Alexander
A wedding cape
If you’re looking for something dramatic, then a wedding cape could be just the way to go! This long cover-up can easily replace a veil, and a hood is always useful if the heavens have opened and you don’t want your updo to be ruined! The possibilities are endless – you could opt for a chic tulle shoulder cape, an embellished number (perfect for Christmas or New Year weddings), or something sumptuous like velvet. Embrace colour for a standout accessory that’ll look fab in photos.
When else than at a winter wedding can you embrace faux fur? Whether it’s a chic capelet, a full fur coat, or cute accessories such as a fluffy handwarmer or fur-lined boots, faux fur accessories are not only guaranteed to keep you cozy, but they’ll look amazing as part of your winter wedding theme. Why not wear ivory faux fur yourself, and then get matching stoles in natural browns and greys for your bridesmaids?
Faux fur stole via Liberty in Love
A Denim or Leather Jacket
The coolest new trend for keeping warm at weddings is a leather or denim jacket! Not only does these fun accessories give your bridal ensemble a modern twist, but they can easily be customised with patches, monograms and hand-painted designs. If you’re a casual bride who can’t be parted from her jackets, then this bridal accessory is ideal for you.
Denim jacket via BHLDN
Don’t forget about your feet! In winter it’s likely that conditions aren’t going to be great – if it’s not snowing, you’re more than likely going to be dealing with rain. If you’re headed outside for group photos or couple portraits, then make sure you have something to wear on your feet other than open-toe heels! Ivory wellington boots are a great accessory to have on standby, or you could go for moon boots, cozy sheepskin boots, or even floral Doc Martens for a fun twist.
Boots via Irregular Choice
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