As you follow this month’s blog, weekly updates will gradually unveil how to create that perfect summer wedding. Each weekly post will guide you through your summer journey, right up till you say I do. So lets gets started with week one.
It’s everyone’s favourite time of year again, summer and of course wedding season, so lets get excited and confirm that perfect wedding attire for bride, groom and bridal party. Leave those jumpers, coats and boots at home just bring yourself and that light wedding outfit.
Attire for the season- De-coding the dress code
The outfit right, that’s the most important part of any wedding day, well let’s throw caution to the wind and forget tradition and think outside the box, when coming to summer weddings. Is it a romantic beach setting abroad or a garden villa on the coast? The dress, the suit, the hat needs to fit with the day.
THE BRIDE- Setting Standards
It’s your time to shine, step away from the white and the ivory and try a summer chic choice. Why not be unconventional and dare to explore the pastille palette and sparkle, for a gown fit to shine. If you are thinking destination wedding, then perfect for lace, sheath and flowing dresses that will leave guests enchanted by a stunning seasonal match.
THE GROOM – Beyond Tradition
Lighter and brighter, step away from the traditional tuxedoes; this is not a traditional wedding, this is a summer wedding it is time to embrace those pastels and lighter fabrics, yes the groom gets a say too. Think of those airy compatible fabrics and colours that will justifiably compliment your bride and setting. Lose the black, the tweed the swede, and embrace the cotton the linen and if you’re the adventurous and won’t mind the heat, there is always flannel. Now, it’s not just the suit, it’s the detail in the suit that makes it a great wear. The custom design to one side, it’s the little touches that give character to a great suit, not just the groom in it. Anything from a personalized cufflink, to a daring bow tie, all these little extras will make an impression, to more than just the bride.
THE BRIDAL PARTY
So now the Bride and Groom are on their way to a perfect wedding, we firstly need to sort the bridesmaids from the groomsmen, and create a luxurious, simple and elegant approach to finalizing the summer wedding attire. The bridesmaids should always compliment the bride, from tones, fabrics to flowers. Yes we all have heard stories and myths of brides making their bridesmaids wear unpleasant outfits. Well here you go ladies make sure you are a bridesmaid to a destination or summer wedding, elegance from the outset. This year’s must have trend, seems to be the dress mismatch, if done correctly, this could definitely create a audacious statement for new bridal party styles.
Now onto the Groomsmen, ladies you don’t get all the fun, our 21st century men have upped their fashion game, and we all know how men like good competition. So Groomsmen are you ready to try and outshine the women on your Grooms day? The mismatch trend works as equally with suits as bridesmaid dresses. If your Groom is daring enough why not make a statement with fabric and palette changes. Another way to grab attention is too mismatch the ties or bow ties; this can create a unique but daring touch to a classic suit.