dresses for special occasion are in demand with brides buying a statement dress to match their personality and figure. Bridal dress designers let their creative juices flow when building their designer masterpiece for today's scary bride. Some designers take their inspiration from the 1920's and 1930's with loose fitting designs yet others turn to the 40's with wide shoulder muscles and slim waistlines. For many though the defining era of a vintage bridal dress is the golden era of the fifties and 1960's. The movies greats Marilyn Monroe, Elegance Kelly, Ava Gardner and Elizabeth Taylor wooed movie theatre audiences with their style and complexity, leading many a commentator to taking greater interest in their fashion statements than their acting abilities. But maybe the most famous of all stars to invigorate vintage bridal dress design was Audrey Hepburn. Her classic figure, stunning looks and winning personality were the feature of an occasional actress the covet of many an onlooker. A screen image to this day, her style can be seen in many a classic inspired bridal dress over 50 years later.
Dress designers all over the world claim Audrey to be their inspiration -- with clean necklines, low cut backs, soft flowing hems and three one fourth length dresses being components of their signature designs.
What drives you?
When working with a designer, brides can select their favourite design elements and embellishments to manufacture a truly one-off unique vintage classic. Don't be restricted in what you see in front of you -- take along your own ideas and work with your designer. You may have journal clippings or images you've welcomed in your search on-line. Some will work very well with your designers dresses, others won't -- but never fret to ask.
The feature of a good designer is to take their consumer’s preferences and incorporate those in to their own dress designs. You'll usually know when it will or won't work and your designer will be able to give you helpful advice why some things may or may not be recommended for a particular style of dress.
So whether your inspiration is the golden era of The movies or a modern classic design with influences from a bygone era you can be confident of looking and feeling like a true star on your special day.