There’s nothing more traditional than a summer wedding, but according to Amber Smith, co-owner of I Dobridal boutique in Oldham County, some brides are making decisions that break with tradition and shake things up a little. Below, her observations on the new and interesting style trends you may spot at your next wedding outing.
“The requests for blush bridesmaid dresses and blush undertone wedding dresses are through the roof right now,” says Smith. “Designers are adding color to the lace details or even to the body of the dress itself.” Fortunately, most people can find a shade of blush that flatters them.
“While separates seem to be fading as bridal attire, that look is becoming a bigger trend for bridesmaids and for mothers of the bride and groom.”
“This year we’ve noticed that wedding parties are becoming smaller and more intimate than they have been in the past. In terms of shopping, more brides are trying to avoid too many opinions by coming in with their mother or sometimes even the mother-in-law to be. A few come back for a follow-up appointment after they’ve chosen their dress to show their bridesmaids. Sometimes, they allow each guest to choose a dress they like for her to try before she reveals the one her heart has decided!”
“Depending on the venue and style of wedding, we’ve seen a variety of more informal headpieces. The tie-back headpieces have been really popular at our salon. They’re a less expensive, less formal option that still adds that finishing touch that makes the look complete. For those who definitely want a veil, cathedral veils see