10.25.2019

Cold Weather, Warm Bride

As your big day approaches, you might want to consider the weather when choosing your wedding dress. In the cooler months, you want to be sure you'll stay warm, especially if you're planning outdoor wedding portraits. Here are some of our favorite ways to beat the breeze. 

Sleeves are your friend. Cap, three quarters, illusion, or full. You'll be surprised how an extra layer-- sheer or opaque-- can help keep a chill at bay. Lace sleeves are classic and romantic. Long sleeves are minimalist and modern. Cap sleeves and short sleeves are timeless. 

A high neck can act as a scarf in formal-wear disguise. This neckline pairs well with long sleeves for a regal effect. If you don't want to wear sleeves, a high neck can be a lovely way to still maximize warmth. 

'Tis the season for faux and estate fur. No need to buy the real thing, there are beautiful fur-alternatives for brides-to-be. You can also shop secondhand for estate furs. If there's one in the family, it can be a cozy way to acquire your "something borrowed."

Jean and leather jackets are some of our favorite ways to add a layer right now. The contrast of casual or edgy jackets with soft, bright formal wear gives the look an unstudied elegance. 

Wraps and shawls are another great way to keep warm. This approach is perfect for the bride who doesn't want to commit to a jacket or a sleeve. You can easily add or remove the wrap depending on the weather and your mood. For fall, we love a rustic plaid print. 

Last but certainly not least, we love to see a wedding gown paired with a knotted button-down shirt. Flannel prints are super cute for rustic gatherings.Try something in a ditsy floral or another print than lends itself to a rustic aesthetic. 


Looking for more wedding inspiration? Check out the rest of the blog!

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