Lace has been used for centuries to create magnificent wedding dresses. The design details of lace make it exceptionally beautiful and feminine. That is why so many brides want to incorporate lace into their wedding day look. Lace wedding dresses never go out of style, because they are classic and timeless. Whether used as a simple accent or worn from head to toe, any bride would look absolutely amazing in a lace dress.
All of the well known wedding dress designers have used lace in one way or another. This means that it can still be hip and trendy, depending on how it is used. Obviously when we think of lace wedding dresses, the word vintage comes to mind. You can probably find gorgeous vintage lace dresses at a second hand store. If you don’t want a dress that looks dated and you’re looking for something a little more current, there are plenty of sleek and sophisticated wedding dresses that have just a touch of lace.
Lace detailing can be very intricate and looks exquisite. It can be worn to look elegant or for some added sex appeal. Lace looks great paired with other fabrics. The fabrics most commonly used are lightweight such as tulle or organza. Layer some lace over these fabrics for a classy look. Wear lace on its own and it becomes quite sexy, because lace only covers a certain amount of skin.
Lace wedding dresses come in a variety of different styles. There are the dresses that are completely layered with lace. These types of dresses are incredibly romantic and makes a woman feel enchanting. The style of the dress is usually A-line with a long skirt flowing to the floor. A lace train would make this look even more breathtaking. There are also dresses that just add a touch of lace on its own. It’s great to show a little skin around the neckline and in the arm area. That is why there are so many wedding dresses with a lace neckline or sleeves.
Lace wedding dresses can cost a lot if the finest materials were used to create it such as silk or linen. However nowadays most lace that is used is made out of either cotton or synthetic materials such as polyester. The lace made from the finer fabrics are often softer and feel better against the skin. Designer wedding gowns typically use this type of lace for a more luxurious look and feel. Lace made with cotton or polyester can feel a little harder and stiffer. The more affordable wedding dresses usually go with this option to help reduce the cost. However you don’t necessarily have to buy the designer dress to feel or look stunning. No matter what the lace is made of, they all look pretty much the same. You can still look like a million bucks without spending as much.