Like a piece of art, creating the perfect wedding dress is a combination of so many amazing details and decisions. The neckline, back, silhouette, embellishments, the list goes on! The fabric of the dress is one feature that can totally transform it from one direction to another. Let’s break each one down to discover which fabric you fancy!
The Classic Stunner: Satin
A bridal favorite for decades, satin gives a smooth and shiny look, with a heavier texture. A perfect choice for winter brides or the minimalists out there. Often made of 100% silk, it’s elegant, substantial, and can flatter any figure!
Featured Gown: Remi, Style 5777
The Free Spirit: Crepe
Similar to satin, but lighter and softer, crepe gowns look particularly stunning on sheath silhouettes. A super summer-friendly choice, especially for the bohemian dreamin’ bride!
Featured Gown: Rhetta, Style 5769
The Dreamer: Chiffon
Super sheer and lightweight, this woven material creates gorgeous layers atop stiffer fabrics like satin for an airy effect. Fit and flare, A-line, and sheath are all popular silhouettes to feature chiffon. Picture yourself at the destination wedding of your dreams in this one!
Featured Gown: Meera, Style 6867
The Show Stopper: Organza
A ballgown style staple, organza is similar to chiffon but its stiffer quality creates amazing structure. Breathable and flowy, summer brides will be drawn to the effortless material.
Featured Gown: Milly, Style 5577
The True Princess: Tulle
For the girl seeking her fairytale dress, tulle is hard to beat! As an open weave fabric, it works well with lace appliqués and beadwork. Another bonus, the versatile material means it can be ruched for structure or layered for a delicate effect. You can get volume for days with this fabric, and just know, there’s no such thing as too much tulle!
Featured Gown: Rosalie, Style 2090
The Romantic: Lace
Possibly the fabric of all fabrics when it comes to wedding gowns, lace is an ultra-romantic choice! You might see it as the body of the dress, as an overlay, or even as an accent. From thin, light, and open, to a heavy solid background, lace is always traditional and gorgeous!
Featured Gown: Renee, Style 2093