Vintage is also known as old fashioned style. This style is pretty popular in fashion field especially wedding dresses. In this modern era, simple wedding dress seems better to pick following the latest trend of bridal gown. But vintage wedding dresses are always timeless to choose no matter how old they are. Talking about old fashioned wedding gown, vintage gown usually involves lace as important component. Basically, two kinds of material including lace are enough to create a modest vintage gown for bridal. And it may be a nice option to stay elegant on a proper budget.
Let’s back to retro and Victorian dress design for wedding. The Victorian bridal gown is elegant with extravagant details attached almost on the entire of gown. Retro is simpler than the Victorian gown. Retro wedding dress has modified to be more modern with its midi length. Less of detail becomes essential typical of this early modern era dress style. If we come back to this day, vintage wedding dresses actually mix both Victorian and retro gown styles at once. The vintage gown incorporates the dress cut of the Victorian dress. No wonder that the vintage gown is made as floor-length dress. Lace is embroidered to give feminine texture on certain parts of the dress such as sleeves, chest, shoulders, skirt, chapel train and veil. The skirt of the vintage gown doesn’t flare widely as like ball gown on the Victorian gown. A-line cut is pretty simple to dominate this classic wedding dress. Mostly, dresses in vintage model involve sleeves as general characteristic. Long sleeves or elbow-length sleeves works effectively to cover the bride’s beautiful skin.
Sometimes, little modification is applied to make the vintage wedding dresses more attractive. The gown is made with strapless concept. It applies A-line cut of dress to emphasize the bride’s shape. To give such vintage nuance on the dress, lace bolero is worn as additional wedding gown sleeves. The semi transparent lace covers both shoulders and arms as like small jacket on the dress. To beautify the bride appearance, a headpiece with very short veil is nice. This very short veil beautifully covers the bride’s face.