Image: Poetica 2014 collectionÂ from Divine Atelier via Bridal Musings
Further to requests from readers forÂ moreÂ wedding dress ideas on the blog, and from some in particular who were struggling to find modest (or tznius) wedding dresses that were also fashion forwardÂ and bang on—trend, I called upon theÂ expertise of Karen Whybro, owner of the legendaryÂ Rock The Frock bridal boutique.
Rock The FrockÂ specialises in British—designed and made wedding dresses for brides whoÂ want to wear something that truly reflects theirÂ personality, soÂ not surprisingly, Karen really knows her stuff. She’s picked out some styles that you’re going to love, alongside some greatÂ tips for what to think about when embracingÂ ‘modest’ forÂ your wedding day.
Oh, and by the way, theÂ real Jewish wedding featured earlier this week with beautifulÂ bride, Magda,Â is a sensationalÂ example of how to nail theÂ ‘modest’ look.
Nothing evokes the regal beauty of Grace Kelly like a modest wedding dress…
High necklines, full length sleeves, feminine lace and rows of ivory buttons conjure images of elegance, style and romance for the ultimate in wedding day attire. And, thanks to Kate Middleton reviving the modest wedding dress with her spectacular Sarah Burton gown, the choice among bridal designs is as broad and breathtaking as ever. Whether you love the traditional vintage style or prefer something more modern, this round-up of beautiful dresses showcases the best in modest masterpieces!
Kate Middleton on her wedding day in her Alexander McQueen ‘modest’ wedding gown. Image: FBStop
Here are my top tips for choosing modest for your wedding day:
There’s no doubt that lace is feminine, elegant and graceful but all-over lace isn’t everyone’s preference. If you’re longing for something less fussy and more simplistic, consider a silk or satin skirt with lace detailing to the bodice and sleeve.