The upcoming summer 2013 season can be summed up in one brief phrase to describe wedding dresses: sheer elegance. From lace to embroidery and beadwork, not to mention detailed pleats and ruffles, these dresses are meant to last for and be worn by several generations of brides in a family. What is really unique here are the different styles of skirts, from A-line to full and mermaid tail. So there is quite a variety to choose from, and the colors here range from basic white to ivory and off white. Here are the five most beautiful wedding gowns for the summer 2013 season:
The lacy high neckline and mermaid tail is what makes this Oscar de la Renta wedding dress really stand out. The floral decoration in the lace literally cascades down the body in this silhouette lined dress, with a white satin underlay. This is the kind of bridal dress that any bride will want to wear in an outdoor setting, such as a garden or beach wedding. Price available upon request through Oscardelarenta.com.
Oleg Cassini has long been known for designing garments with classic lines for women the world over. This Cassini wedding gown has a full ball gown skirt made from white organza, a bodice with exquisite beaded embroidery, and a chapel style train. For the bride who dreams of having an elegant wedding, this is the gown to purchase. Available from David’s Bridal for $850.00.
Now here is a wedding dress that is sweet and delicate without being too frilly or elaborate. Designed by Rivini, this design is called Collette and is made from silk Peau d’Ange and tulle. The architectural lines of this dress will make a petite bride appear statuesque. The bodice top is ruched, and the striking contrast here is the beaded belt. More information and price can be requested through Rivini.com.
This wedding dress, from the Claudine Bridal by Alyce collection, is showy enough to please a peacock. The skirt is made of tightly ruffled taffeta, while the bodice has a V-cut at the neck, complete with a back zipper. It’s the beading and fabric draping in the bodice that makes it look very elegant and ornate. Any bride who dreams of a fairy tale wedding will want to wear this gown for a summer 2013 wedding. Available from Net Fashion Avenue for $1797.50.
Lastly, this chiffon sheath bridal dress has silhouette lines that will flatter any bride’s figure. Strapless with an embroidered bodice, there is ruching at the waistline that ends in a delicate cascade down the left side of the dress. Simple in beauty, the bride can select anything from diamonds, pearls, or multicolored rhinestones for her jewelry. Available from Of Wedding Dress for $136.99.