How to choose a wedding dress
How to choose a wedding dress: that’s 1 million dollars question, isn’t it?
The wedding dress is one of the most important element on the wedding day. Colour and style of the dress often depend on the religion and traditions of the bride and groom.
The white wedding dress is a choice for western culture, while red is found more in eastern cultures.
The history of the white dress goes all the way back to 1406 when Philippa of England wore a white tunic when she married Eric of Pomerania. But it only became popular more later, when Queen Victoria chose to wear a white gown for her wedding with her cousin Prince Albert. Before this, wedding dresses used to be in different colours, most popular being black or blue.
Wedding dresses were also styled to adapt the fashion of the day. At the beginning of last century frills, lace and heavy decorations were used while in the ’20s was fashionable a dress whish was shorter at the front. This fashion lasted until late ’60s when the long Victorian dresses came back.
Today you can find a variety of wedding dresses and it takes time and dedication to find the perfect one for each bride.
Being wedding photographers for more than 10 years now, we’ve seen how the fashion was rapidly changing, but we can say for sure that we’ve never seen a dress which didn’t suite a bride.
Each time I could see they were carefully chosen to fit each body perfectly. So, how to choose a wedding dress?
It’s not easy to choose a dress, especially with the variety which is now on the market: strapless dresses, long sleeve dresses, lace or satin, long or short, you just have to know what you want.
And don’t worry if you don’t, there’s always someone to guide you at every wedding dresses shop.
Here are some photos of some of the beautiful brides and their wedding dresses, hopefully this will help with you big question: how to choose a wedding dress.
George and Nina