May 30

Breaking Tradition, and not wearing a white wedding dress

There are a lot of traditions surrounding a wedding ceremony; this may include your family traditions as well as society and religion.

The white wedding dress would have to be the most common of all.

The white wedding dress, which symbolises the purity of the soul, was brought about by Queen Victoria, when she wore a white gown to her wedding to Prince Albert on 10th February 1840, over 176 years ago. While she was not the first royal to wear white, red was a popular colour for brides during this era, she has been credited with starting this tradition.

In this modern era, many women are breaking this long standing tradition and opting for a coloured wedding dress that suits and reflects their personality and style.

The good news for the modern day bride is there are currently no rules when it comes to wearing colour on your wedding day! However if you are having trouble deciding what colour to wear, or what colour would suit your style of wedding we’ve picked our top 3!

Aqua-dress11.       The Hanni Mozelle Tiffany  Dress

This beautiful soft aqua colour is suitable for a beach or garden wedding. The gorgeous silk georgette strapless dress features small pleating over the bust to create a flattering detailed look. Small gathering under the bust gives the dress amazing fall and movement.

purple-dress12.       The Alicia Iris Dress

This silk floor length gown is both regal and sophisticated. It would be suitable for a church or chapel wedding ceremony. The flowing skirt has beautiful movement, perfect for the first bridal dance.

Aurora-Navy-1-300x5333.       The Aurora Navy Dress

Navy has been a top colour in recent fashion trends, and this transcends to formal wear as well. The Aurora gown features beautiful sequin detailing on the bodice and a georgette drape/bow on the front. This gown would look beautiful at a cocktail wedding.

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