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6 Classic and Contemporary Gowns for 2022

When looking for the perfect dress for your upcoming wedding, it’s ideal to start with keywords that best describe your personal style. By knowing how you want to look and feel on your wedding day, you’ll narrow down your choices to a few styles, cuts, and designs. Brides in this day and age come in many shapes, and sizes. And it’s only right to choose one that perfectly embraces your form and unique vibe. Whether you are into classic, elegant, modern, or minimal wedding styles, your gown will always have distinctly beautiful elements.

Misconceptions exist when it comes to wedding gown styles. Classic gowns are perceived as outdated while modern bridal dresses show too much skin. A wedding gown doesn’t look old-fashioned nor vulgar. The only important thing when shopping for bridal gowns is that it compliments your body and makes you feel the most beautiful on your big day. Keeping this in mind, let’s take a look at some wonderful classic and contemporary gowns from brides-to-be this 2022. 

Corset Wedding Dresses

Corseted bridal gowns are always a classic. The exquisite dress-making method has been popular since the 1500s. Women across different societies classes wore the corset as it accentuates feminine features. It’s no wonder corset dresses endure centuries of change. The corset style is timeless in itself and is extremely flexible. You can incorporate corsetry into modern dress styles if you aren’t too keen on wearing multiple layers of heavy fabric as you walk down the aisle. While corset wedding gowns of the 21st century are typically made using modern materials and fabrics, they showcase a more defined waist that many brides desire to achieve. 

Lace Wedding Dresses

No matter the occasion, lace dresses showcase timeless beauty. Lace fabrics add that extra femininity to any wedding dress. French lace such as Chantilly and embroidered lace are synonymous with sophistication. Lace adds texture if you want to look stunning on your wedding day without spending too much on time intensive and expensive beadwork. Pairing lace with simple fabrics achieves the perfect balance between classic and ultra-modern. 

Lace is also a versatile fabric that you can utilise in various ways. They can be moulded over the bodice, or they can be used as sleeves if you want a more demure look at your wedding. If you are holding your wedding in winter, you may also use lace as a cape or blazer. 

Classic Silhouettes and Modern Shapes – Which is Better?

A-Line Wedding Dresses

The A-line is a universally flattering silhouette. Whether you are slender, petite, or curvy, you can definitely pull off wearing an A-line wedding dress. This wedding dress style fits beautifully around the waist from where it flares into a soft A-shape. An A-line bridal gown will hug you in the right places. If you have a pear-shaped or curvy figure, this is an excellent option for you. 

Mermaid Wedding Dress

This sultry wedding dress style hugs the body from the chest down to the knee area while the rest of the piece flares down. Mermaid-style bridal gowns give emphasis to your waist rather than slimming it down. If you have an apple-shaped figure, or if you wish to look extra voluptuous on your big day, consider choosing mermaid wedding dress designs in your chosen fabric material. 

Tea Length

If you’re looking for a bridal gown style that perfectly merges between classic and modern, including some tea-length bridal gowns in the list of options. This silhouette falls in between classic sensibilities and cutting-edge fashion. Tea-length bridal gowns have a vintage vibe to them. And for those who prioritise comfort without sacrificing style, you can never go wrong with a sleek tea-length dress. You may also opt to change to a tea-length dress for the reception if you’re not too keen on dragging a long trail while mingling with guests and partying on the dance floor.

Skirt Splits

Skirt splits are popular among modern brides. If you want to show some skin without showing too much of your cleavage, back, or arms, skirt slit wedding gowns are great options. You can choose from splits on the side or up front. The length of the split is customised based on how far up your knees you want to be seen. Side skirt splits have been extremely popular in recent years as they provide a sophisticated way to show off your lovely legs. 

To check out gorgeous wedding dresses, check out the wide selection here at Kayrouz Bridal. We take pride in the myriad of classic and contemporary bridal dresses that we have on showcase. Our boutique also has consultants that can help you in the selection process. You can schedule to view our exclusive collections by calling our direct line today on 02 9262 2151 today. 


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