Changing Styles in Bridal Fashion


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Considering Bridal wear is synonymous with so many classic styles, it’s not surprising that the
revolution for vintage looks that has gripped the high street has clearly begun to take hold in bridal
fashion. One of the most high profile examples of this was the royal wedding of Prince William
and Kate Middleton, whose lace wedding dress was clearly reminiscent to that of Grace Kelly’s in
1950’s.

Similarly Emily Jean has found that certain vintage styles from the 1930s and ’40s are enjoying a
revival, especially when it comes to accessories and headwear. Many brides are veering away from
the traditional veil and opting for a more alternative look. The most demanding requests are for
a 1940’s style of “Birdcage” or a classic “pillbox” which was first launched in the 1930s. These
timeless pieces are a fashion statement in itself yet it won’t overwhelm the rest of your look.

In response to this Emily Jean Designs has created a new range of bridal headpieces, drawing
inspiration from the vintage era. There is a ready-to-wear range available in the store or the bride
has the option to have her piece custom made. Through consultation the bride can have more of an
input to the design of her bespoke headpiece. This could incorporate the colour scheme of the gown
using crystals, antique lace or a vintage brooch embellishment to give the perfect finishing touch.
Another popular trend for brides this autumn are floral corsages worn in the hair. Emily Jean
creates all her own corsages and the bride can choose from a wide range of fabrics including silks
and satins.