There’s nothing more exciting than getting married in the 21st century where personal style and fashion choices are plentiful.
More common now than ever, many couples are taking a less formal route to matrimony by ditching tradition and eloping. Keeping it low-key and celebrating with fewer guests (or no guests at all) has a higher level of intimacy making your special day with loved ones even more memorable. Elopements are generally associated with the casual and spontaneous, but nevertheless does your wedding dress have to settle for anything less than romantic and lavish?
You don’t have to wear a short cocktail dress or an easy pantsuit. A sophisticated wedding dress is just as appropriate for your celebration. There are many alternatives, and it ultimately depends on your personal vision and the experience you want to have with your elopement wedding look.
The first thing to consider is where your wedding will take place. Whether it’s indoors, surrounded by nature or a beach destination wedding; you want to get the most out of your chosen environment and wear something that portrays your personal style and fits the vision you created.
A casual attire can easily be refined and look just as elegant. What’s more, it can conveniently pass for a wearable outfit for everyday or special occasions.
A-line and wrap styles are popular amongst elopement dresses as they exude effortlessness and suit all body shapes and sizes. These styles are made for a low-maintenance celebration and transitional into a summer or evening dress. A relaxed fit makes it easy to dress up or down for a remarkable outfit. Whimsical layers of gossamer tulle and chiffon with fringing details makes for a perfect Bohemian elopement style.
Cocktail length dresses add a hint of playfulness and are just as comfortable as they are elegant. A full skirt takes a spin on a classic bridal ball gown and with a timeless overlay of lace, it surely can be worn to any occasion afterward the special day.
Bridal separates are undeniably chic and you can rewear them countless times with other wardrobe separates. For your laid-back elopement look, put together a corseted, lace or silk top with a pair of tailored flared, wide legged or skinny trousers for a fresh and contemporary feel.
Opt for flattering skirt styles like A-line, sheath and mermaid if you still want an elopement outfit pieced together to resemble a dress. It goes without saying that your elopement outfit doesn’t have to be white or off-white. A palette of champagne, blush, slate blue and grey hues feel and look just as romantic.
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