24 April 2009

Do you still remember the black and white photo of your parents wedding? With thick make up and big gown just like lady Di, with awkward stand position face to the camera? Have you ever imagine what is look like to stand there for hours wearing so heavy dress while keep balance and elegance?

Every bride candidates who plan to married in this era should be thankful because wedding dress trend has been developed become more simple, light and modern. One thing that never been change is the white color, still become favorite.
Thousand even million girls in this world dream about perfect wedding and perfect dress. Often, that they’ve been plan it before they have the perfect spouse. Why white? Where does this tradition begin?

Turn out to be Queen Victoria who married with Prince in 1840s which popularizing white wedding dress until now, whereas, blue wedding dress is more popular in British society in that time. The dress wore by the queen was made as confession, position and fashion style to all British women in that time.

White dress also related with strong tradition. Almost all parents refuse their daughter wear colored dress. It because white color is assume as symbol of pure and innocent. This firmness, at the end has been lay aside that color touch in a wedding dress can give different accent.

In western people, other white wedding dress invite negative assuming. Read this Old rhyme….
Married in white, you have chosen all right.
Married in green, ashamed to be seen.
Married in red, you will wish yourself dead.
Married in blue, you will always be true.
Married in yellow, ashamed of your fellow.
Married in black, you will wish yourself back.
Married in pink, your spirits will sink.

Well, this myth starts to fade as the time clicking. Coincide with shape and pattern dress changes, white dress often reputed too bored for famous designer. In this time, there’re been lot of local and foreign celebrities wear colored dress. For example, young designer, Vera Wang, often combine colors to the white dress, complete with detail and belt below the breast.

Well, you don’t have to change the color of the wedding dress drastically if you are not so sure. You still can perform full with style, check these tricks:
  1. You can add gold cape or bolero, beidge, or crème.
  2. Add brocade at the under side of the dress. So, it looks more beautiful and creative.
  3. Be inspired by foreign and professional designer who combine colorful ribbon and belt on the waist and under the breast. Don’t forget to add big brooch at the middle of the ribbon, front or back of the body.
  4. Add circle lace on the chest or behind the hand.
  5. Soft satin with broken white color, is very suitable with contrast velvet.
  6. You can also match the Classic brocade’s color on the tail of the dress with the theme of the wedding or with the decoration.
  7. Additional colorful detail on the gown can be matched with the bouquet, your spouse tie or even the bridesmaid dress.
If you have little braveness and creativity, small changes can give different impress on your wedding dress.

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