The Destination Wedding Dress
We all dream of the day we walk down the aisle and all eyes are on us. We will look more beautiful than we ever have. The Dress is the most important accessory on your wedding day. Forget the flowers, forget the meal, forget the venue, it’s the Dress.
The question is, should you wear a traditional wedding dress with all the tulle and layers, the tight corset? Or should you opt for the lose flowing flower child cotton gauze shift?
Wedding dress trends are leaning towards shearer fabrics, and less layers. The more streamlined look of a red-carpet evening gown rather than Cinderella’s princess dress. Strapless is being replaced with a bit of lace over the shoulder. Long trains are out and a little kick of fabric in the back a more elegant choice.
It is completely up to you which you choose. I personally, think it has a lot to do with the venue. If you are having a beach wedding on the sand, a light flowing dress, bare feet, and flowers in your hair might suit the sand, sun, wind and salt water.
A traditional formal wedding dress will work better off the sand at a gazebo or pool deck wedding on a hard surface.
You should also consider how to pack and travel with a wedding dress. Some airlines offer a closet on the plane for Wedding dress but most expect you to put it above in the overhead luggage bins. Let the airline know in advance that you are carrying a wedding dress and they will put aside a space just for you.