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What is your wedding style personality?

How to choose a wedding dress which reflects your personality

When creating your wedding look and when deciding which wedding dress to wear or which wedding accessories to choose or which wedding theme to go for it is your style personality that will dictate your bridal style for the day. It is that unique style that pulls everything together and that you can see like a thread going through your wedding day.

Depending on your style personality you will have different style icons and make different wedding dress choices. Wedding style personalities can be divided in to six styles- it is quite common that brides will incorporate more than one style into their wedding look and day.

 

The Classic Bride prefers a feminine but sophisticated, timeless and chic wedding dress and look. It all has to look and feel classy with understated elegance. The classic bride will buy the best quality they can afford and are not very fashion led. Usually they prefer a formal wedding day.

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The Contemporary Bride is the combination of a dramatic and classic bride. She will mix classic wedding styles with a more fashionable touch to give her wedding look a modern twist. It should reflect a classic look but with a current “Zeitgeist”. It is all about being in the “Know of who you are” in that given moment.

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The Creative Bride will mix and match wedding styles, try out something old and new or go all bohemian on her wedding day. They are great experts putting interesting combinations of colour, textures, accessories and wedding fashion themes together. After all it is all about creating a unique wedding look, good karma and love that only matters.

The Dramatic Bride is all wearing the latest wedding fashion trend and about to make a fashion entrance on her wedding day. It is all about creating the “Wow” factor in her wedding dress and look. It can be from a historical inspired dress to a red or black wedding dress or by simply wearing what has been shown and seen on the latest fashion runway. It is important to her that she is the first of wearing a wedding fashion trend and that it is all fabulous glamorous.

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The Glamorous bride loves the idea of sparkle, shimmers, and glitz. In her mind nothing completes a look more or adds more glamour than fabulous sparkle. So, a Swarovski crystal, sequin or beaded bodice is a must if not even a top to toe sparkling wedding dress. These brides take their inspiration from feminine Hollywood glamour and red carpet gowns. Their wedding dress look is completed with hair sculpted to perfection paired with a dramatic eye make up that make their eyes pop.

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The Natural Bride will opt for simple style lines and wedding dresses that are free of fuzz, buzz and drama. They will focus on one style detail only e.g. neckline, hairstyle, flower bouquet. Dressing with the minimum of fuss is clearly their signature look. They will often choose more of an informal wedding theme. 

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The Romantic Bride loves the whole idea of planning the wedding- probably kept a wedding planning folder since childhood. Their wedding day is ultimate dressing up. The romantic style personality loves pretty and feminine things as well adores luxurious fabrics or details such as bows, ruffles, tulles as well including the colour pink into her wedding gown To be honest any kind of embellishments and sparkly details are key and crucial part for their wedding look and day. Their wedding day can’t be traditional enough and they will embrace any wedding symbology- the more than better. 

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The Vintage inspired bride is seeking a dress that is sourced from history. This type of bride is more inspired by Downton Abbey fashion than what is the latest fashion from the runway. She is looking for unique wedding style pieces of superior craftsmanship and unusually beautiful garments and objects reminiscent of earlier eras. These items are usually embellished with pearls, lace and crystals all combined with a one of kind style design. Wedding gowns that are taking a modern take on vintage design blend times and trends. Statement accessories with a retro influence are key to her wedding look. Hairpins, combs, headbands, head wrap and headpieces are an absolute must for every vintage inspired bride.

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The going away bride is usually wearing lighter fabrics, shorter hemlines and strapless dresses to match the warmer climate. They feel and look less constraint but more airy instead. Their dress code is very much depending if they are getting married on the beach or on the cliffs or local church as well at what time of day e.g. midday or sunset.

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