July 20th, 2012
It wouldn’t be a proper British summer without a good wedding to attend. If you know of anyone getting married this summer, they will have probably tied down most details; the cake, the flowers, the table plan and the dress will be hanging up (covered up) waiting for the big reveal.
When it comes to choosing ‘the dress’ most brides-to-be know the type of dress they are looking for. The most popular style of dress over the last few years has been the strapless fitted bodice, with full skirt. According to a study by TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com, 73 per cent of brides last year opted for a strapless design, but thanks to The Duchess of Cambridge and her gorgeous lace & satin Alexander McQueen dress, the trend is now changing. She has influenced a real shift in wedding dress design with brides choosing lace, long sleeves and illusion necklines, all inspired by Kate’s dress. In fact, Kate’s wedding dress is so famous; it even has its own Wikipedia page.
One very important detail not to leave to the last minute is bridal lingerie. It is essential for us Bravissimo ladies to get the underwear right; as we know the bra will make or break the dress, however wonderful it is. So if you are the bride-to-be, we would advise ringing your local Bravissimo store and making a 20 minute appointment with one of our fully trained fitting staff. Here is a taster of some of the stunning bridal lingerie available; there are also plenty of options in the summer sale, so you will find bridal lingerie for all budgets.
The Evie Bridal Bra by Panache available in ivory, is a perfect bra if you have chosen a strapless wedding dress. It is underwired and lightly padded, and has detachable multiway straps for other styles of dresses. If you do wear a strapless gown, it will still offer you fantastic support. This bra is really pretty and feminine, with an antique feel. There are pretty matching briefs and a thong available too.
The Satine Bra by Bravissimo, also available in ivory, is a stunning and luxurious bra. It is a lightly padded plunge and creates amazing shape, but gives great comfort. It would be the perfect choice if your bridal gown has a lower cut neckline. One reviewer said “True to size, made from beautiful light weight material, very soft on the skin and a stunning, yet elegant style”. The Satine Bra is also available to buy with a matching thong or briefs.
For more beautiful bridal lingerie, take a look at Bravissimo.com, and if you are attending a wedding this weekend, or even getting married, Have a fabulous time.