The Unconventional Bride
Whether your bridal style is extravagantly elegant or daintily minimalist, we’ve got a suitable recommendation for you from the ready-to-wear segment.
By Lindsay Hirsch
Gone are the days of preconceived expectations for bridal attire, the current wedding dress offering is more diverse than ever and entirely void of tradition. From dainty silk slips to sculptural silhouettes, the ready-to-wear market presents a unique opportunity to carry ones authentic style through to their wedding day. Whether your bridal style is extravagantly elegant or daintily minimalist, we’ve got a suitable recommendation for you from the ready-to-wear segment. Not only do these pieces speak to the budget savvy bride, they’re also available to shop now, for the bride with a minimal timeline looking to purchase off the rack. See below our top picks for the unconventional bride from the Ready-To-Wear market, which also lends itself seamlessly to a perfectly polished bridal party.
A masterful balance of figure forming structure and volume, each piece features signature design elements for a truely elevated look. Strapless silhouettes with intricate bodice pleating and one shoulder statement pieces, Maticevski’s selection of unique gowns is undoubtedly show stopping. The full selection is available to view on their online store and is sure to impress the chicest of brides.
Bec & Bridge
Fashion forward slips fitting for the bride and her maids with a modern minimalist aesthetic. Think cowl necklines with elongated sleeves and dainty waist ties, to a loosely draped wrap dress, ankle length to floor grazing, the options are endless and sure to excite. Available in a variety of soft hues, Bec & Bridge are making wedding dress shopping budget friendly to the fean for fashion.
The queen of embellishments, from linear embroidery to floral inspired beading, each piece is intricately detailed and delicately wedding appropriate. Picture some of the most versatile bridal silhouettes perfectly balanced with modern fabrications, lending themselves to a more traditional bridal aesthetic. Figure hugging silhouettes perfectly balanced with full length sleeves and plunging necklines, Rachel Gilbert is not to be over looked.
Champagne cream hues, to hints of blush and crisp ivory fabrications, Shona Joy houses a varying array of pieces defined by figure hugging silhouettes. Think feminine asymmetric frills, fine V necks and midi length hems, each piece lending itself perfectly to a nonchalant bridal aesthetic or a perfectly polished bridesmaids look.