How to choose the perfect Chiffon wedding dress
Chiffon is a popular material used to make wedding dresses because it has a modish feel about it. It’s elegant and at the same time unassuming. Plus, it’s very pleasing to look at. Brides oftentimes call a chiffon-made dress a miracle wedding dress.
Interestingly, chiffon is French word that means simple cloth or rag. Chiffon’s French roots points to the way chiffon was once referenced for its elegance and weightless quality, something that is uncommon to fabric used to make dresses.
What makes chiffon appealing is the way it highlights the feminine curves and shapes of the body. A bride usually looks in her best figure when wearing a chiffon dress, and that’s no empty boast. That is in fact true. Chiffon has a certain quality to it that is perfect for wedding dresses. Wedding designers even like working with chiffon, and are able to give it a romantic aspect. They can only make the same flowing silhouette quality in wedding dresses with few materials other than chiffon. Be it windswept panels, couture drapes, or multilayer, a chiffon wedding dress is definitely a good choice for the modern bride.
Today the most common design for a chiffon wedding dress is inspired by classical-medieval Greco-Roman looks. One that stands out in particular is Helen of Troy design. The idea behind it is to make the bride look to be the most elegant woman in the wedding. If you’ll remember Helen of Troy, she was so much an intoxicatingly gorgeous queen that kingdoms would fight over her. She was, after all the cause of the Trojan War. At least that’s the concept that designers are trying to achieve, here: make the bride the best looking woman in the wedding, not make men fight over her. If ever, perhaps the bride would like that, too.
Chiffon dresses are sometimes designed to have a vintage look. Still trendy, vintage chiffon wedding dresses cast a glamorous effect to the bride and the wedding venue. It gives her that 1950s look that catches all eyes and fixes attention only on her. Vintage dresses are characteristically detailed. The chiffon wedding dress will have to be massively embroidered, made a lot heavier with the decorations and beads. Various details like couture cuts, ruffles, beaded silk to cover the vintage-inspired dress, and hand draping silks can make the bride look stunning far beyond imagining.
A vintage dress made of chiffon is often accompanied by luxurious accessories; bracelets, silk wraps, earrings, necklaces, and so on. It gives her the star look that none other in the wedding will have. For one too many reasons, chiffon makes the bride utterly attractive and unforgettable.
In addition, a chiffon dress can help slim the figure of the bride. This is a great opportunity that every bride would want to take at any cost. Fortunately, chiffon dresses are not too expensive as well. To sum up, chiffon wedding dresses are probably one the best picks out there for a wedding.