Planning a wedding, from the bouquets, to the venue, to the table center pieces to the gown itself can be a monstrous task. And quite often there tends to be a lot of pressure for the bride to find that one perfect gown that will “Wow” her guests and surpass all the new, stunning gowns on the market. It’s important to ensure that when you go bridal shopping with your bride tribe this season, you consider the functionality of the gown. Whilst most “dream wedding looks” are associated with large, puffy princess-like frocks and long, flowing trains; 2019 is all about practicality and purpose. A massive trend that has taken the bridal world by storm this season is the well-tailored jumpsuit. Jumpsuits are becoming a very popular alternative to wedding dresses for modern-day brides and we can see why!
She may be a huge Hollywood movie star, worth an estimated $8.6 million, but Sophie Turner proves that any bride can shop on a budget. Sophie’s wedding to husband Joe Jonas took place in Las Vegas on Wednesday 1st of May, 2019. The relatively private event was shared with just close family and friends, therefore Sophie opted for a more simple and comfortable outfit to match the semi-formal theme. Turner’s stunning white jumpsuit created by Ukrainian brand Bevza, featured a cinched in waist with a deep v-neckline and wide leg silhouette. It’s important to remember that when you feel comfortable, you feel good too, so it’s well worth investing in a second outfit like Sophie!
DESIGNER: Tadashi Shoji
For all you budget conscious brides out there, we have the perfect option for you… a simple and elegant jumpsuit could be the perfect alternative to your traditional lace frock. As the trend hit the market early Fall, we can see many celebrities opting for a more comfortable and practical option. However, even well before this new season of quirky and simply divine jumpsuits were released, celebrities like Kaley Cuoco’s and Solange Knowles showed us exactly how awesome you could look in a more unconventional bridal outfit. The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley, tied the knot with her fiancé, equestrian Karl Cook, in an intimate wedding ceremony located in San Diego. Cuoco, who got married in early July 2018, opted for a stunning Reem Acra gown, featuring a beautiful cape with heavily embellished lace detailing. Kaley then changed into a stunning fully covered lace jumpsuit, made by the talented Tadashi Shoji. The jumpsuit had a stunning nude lining with a contrasting ivory lace overlay. The well-tailored slim-fitting outfit showcased a deep plunge V-neckline with a lace scallop design which extended over the back. Whilst the design was extremely simple, we cannot deny how gorgeous and elegant this piece looks.
DESIGNER: Stephane Rolland
Another big celeb that chose not to stay within the constraints of conventional beauty or fashion was Beyoncé’s little sister, Solange Knowles. The quirky singer who is known for her unique personal style opted for a stunning cream-coloured jumpsuit as her and her Director husband Alan Ferguson cycled around New Orleans. The low-cut design by Stephane Rolland was a great choice for Knowles, proving that you don’t have to sacrifice elegance when opting for a jumpsuit over a lace gown. The “Don’t Touch MY Hair” singer looked absolutely beautiful in her tailored jumpsuit, that featured a subtle stand up collar and an elegant cape which draped seamlessly from her shoulders. Knowles proved that you don’t have to wear heavy embellishments and have lots of lace detailing to look like a stunning bride and we cannot agree more.
DESIGNER: Rime Arodaky
For all you brides out there that adore anything embellished and sparkly we have the perfect jumpsuit for you!! Former Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid tied the knot on January 9th 2018 to Ryan Lochte in an extravagant and lavish affair located in Palm Springs, California. Reid opted for a beautiful tailored fitted playsuit with a stunning floral embellished sleeve and a gorgeous sweep train that draped seamlessly to the floor. The delicate design looked extremely feminine and elegant and we cannot get enough of it! The stunning white outfit showcased a sheer bodice with a low back feature, accentuating her slim figure. The custom jumpsuit was made by the wonderful Rime Arodaky who stated that “Kayla loved the Patsy jumpsuit as she thought it really fit her personality and body, however she wanted to personalize it by changing the embroidered tulle on the jumpsuit to something more poetic”. The beauty of getting a custom-made gown is that you get to design your own dream gown exactly how you vision it… or in this case a dream jumpsuit. As the cooler weather kicks in, perhaps a great alternative over a dress would be opting for a tailored jumpsuit with long sleeves and a stunning regal cape. Every bride can look elegant and powerful no matter what outfit they wear!!