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Beach Wedding Dresses
Learn the best styles for simple beach
wedding dresses and how to choose your dress
Due to the nature of outdoor weddings, beach wedding dresses should be a little more understated and a little less formal.
The beach environment also brings up other considerations like comfort in warm and possibly windy conditions.
But that doesnít mean that beach wedding dresses are any less elegant or romantic.
Simple beach wedding dresses go from delicately beaded A-lines to flowing sheath styles. The key is to make sure that your wedding dress will suit the occasion and fit in with the rest of your beach wedding.
So, how do you make sure your beach wedding dress has seaside style? Whether your wedding is a chic coastal affair or a barefoot wedding on a tropical island, there are a few essentials that will make your beach wedding dress fit right into your overall wedding theme.
our five must haves for beach wedding dresses. Read on and use this
advice to help you select a beautiful wedding dress thatís just
perfect for your beach wedding.
BEACH WEDDING DRESS MUST HAVES
There are lots of choices when it comes to beach wedding dresses. For the most comfortable and fitting beach style, make sure your dress has these essential elements.
Short and Sweet
One point thatís important when choosing a beach wedding dress is the length of your dress. Longer dresses are more formal in nature, but they can be used for beach weddings as long as they donít have a long train or a very full skirt. A newer trend is to wear a shorter wedding dress reaching to ankle-length or higher.
styles make more casual beach wedding dresses and prevent hems from
getting sandy. If youíre looking for a unique beach wedding dress,
try a short one it will capture the casual and fun vibes of the
The beach is often windy, so there could be a breeze on your wedding day. What could be prettier than a simple beach wedding dress that lightly flows in the wind?
When you choose your beach wedding dress, be sure to pay attention to the fabric that itís made from.
fabrics (like velvet) will look out of place and will also be
uncomfortable in warmer temperatures. So choose fabrics with
lightness about them like silk, organza, satin, charmeuse and
Heavy beading may be appropriate for a cathedral wedding, but too much embellishment on a beach wedding dress just wonít do. When it comes to details on your dress, donít do too much. A simple beach wedding dress will go better with the understated style of the location.
You can use
beading, lace, ribbon or other embellishment; just keep it on the
conservative side. For example, an a-line dress with a fabric
flower along the back or a long sheath with a simple beaded design
is lovely for a beach wedding.
Many brides want to feel like a princess on their wedding day, but if youíre having a beach wedding you may decide to forgo the poufy princess dress in favor of a more simple, fitted dress. Beach wedding dresses are best when they match the relaxed tone of the beach surroundings. That means selecting a slimmer wedding dress silhouette.
There are many different wedding dress silhouettes that will work for beach weddings. Some of our favorites are the sheath, a-line, trumpet and mermaid silhouette. Just picture an elegant yet simple beach wedding dress and you canít go wrong.
thing to take into account is the neckline of your beach wedding
dress. A high neckline like will feel too stuffy, so go with styles
that bare more like a halter, scoop, sweetheart or strapless