Choosing Antique Wedding Gowns

In the choice of attire when it comes to antique wedding gowns there is another term that can get brides into some sort of confusion – the vintage wedding gowns. Is there any difference between these two types?


Generally when choosing antique wedding gown for your biggest day you can go wedding gowns to belong to the 20s and earlier, as to the vintage style is the one to represent the dresses that are 25 years old or more. The option for an antique wedding gown is a very demanding one, as many elements of its composition are handmade, such as it is with the embroidery or sequins appliqués, even colorful rhinestones to add glamour to this special style.

If you have finally decided to go for an antique wedding gown for the biggest celebration of your life, then your only option for choosing antique wedding gown is the internet search engine. You can be sure that in the local bridal stores this style won’t be easy to find, especially if you live in a small town with only one or two of such specific stores.

Therefore the choice of antique wedding gowns will find the best of its destination inside the online bridal collections that display various styles, traditional designs and what is more important various creations that combine conventional styles with the free imagination of the fashion designers.

The antique wedding gowns here reflect such an example of creation as the fashion of 20s and even earlier times, has guided the artisans of the fashion to give birth to a new style that emphasizes the best the femininity side in women, in this case – in brides!

There is indeed a contradiction in terms when we say a new style reflected by the presence of antique wedding gowns, but one can not otherwise differentiate the styles and neither can guide the steps of future brides when choosing antique wedding gowns for the celebration of their wedding.

What is the most exquisite feature that draws the antique wedding gowns apart from the common traditional wedding gowns is the attention that is given to the detail. The details appear most of the times in the format of embroidery that is so delicately covering an overall couture of the wedding dress,

or it can be present in decorative elements around the neckline, on the sleeves at the hemline and waistline as well.

Not to forget also the delicate broken or embroidered lace that is prominently used as an additional decorative item on the overall aspect of the antique wedding gowns. All these being displayed in front of your eyes can make rather hard the task of choosing antique wedding gown for your wedding event!

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Posted in: Wedding Gowns by Alyx | August 12th 2010 | no comments

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