Thu. Oct 6th, 2022
wedding gowns

Everybody loves a wedding, right ? Who doesn’t like to get an invitation to a wedding, we all do. How wonderful it is to see the bride, dressed in a beautiful white wedding gown, her hair just perfect, she’s had her nails done and her jewelry compliments her gown so perfectly. Well my friends, spring 2022 is almost here, and the wedding season is about to begin.

There will be bridal fairs where vendors will display their cute wedding dresses, flowers, jewelry and all the other special items associated with todays weddings. I remember years ago I was one of those vendors, we were displaying and selling grand pianos at a bridal fair in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was a terrific experience getting to meet and speak with prospective brides and an occasional groom to be so excited about their wedding and their future.

But, let me ask you. Have you ever wondered why most brides today wear white, and, when did that all start ?

Queen Victoria

Yes, it was Queen Victoria of England back in 1840 when marrying her Prince Albert she chose an ivory colored gown. It didn’t take long afterwards for brides of the day to begin to follow her example by also getting married in a white dress. Typically in those days a bride-to-be would wear her best dress (or Sunday Dress), to get married in.

It is said that by the mid nineteenth century, white wedding gowns became all the fashion.

Prior to that time, a bride would never have even thought that she would only wear her wedding dress once, the idea was proposterous, even for the wealthy. If a bride, who was not of Royal Heritage, had a special dress made for her wedding, it would most likely become the dress she would wear to church on Sundays. This tradition, for Western women changed once word got out of what Queen Victoria had done.

The Most Popular Dress Styles

Anyone who has done even the smallest amount of research into styles of wedding gowns available today, I am sure, may have been completely overwhelmed with so many, styles, colors, fabrics and price points available. There are so many things to consider, for example;

1) Your body type (What styles/colors will be the most flattering).

2) Dress color (depending in large part on your hair color & tone of your skin) or white.

3) Length of the gown (floor length, knee length, above the knee, etc.).

4) Shape & style of the neck, shoulders & bust of the dress.

5) Sequins, crystals or other adornments placed on your gown.

6) What about the wedding venue? A beach wedding for example would demand different attire from that of a church wedding.

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So Many Styles To Chose From….

wedding dress A line chiffon
Chiffon wedding dress featuring A-line, V neck, appliques & embroidery
wedding dress one shoulder ruffled skirt
One off shoulder ruched ruffle, split, chiffon
wedding dress off shoulder long sleeves
White lace dress, slash neck, off shoulder
wedding dress backless sleeveless white bohemian beach
Lace gown backless, sleeveless, bohemian beach
wedding dress 3/4 sleeve plus size
3/4 sleeves, plus size, button closure, tulle & lace fabric
Sleeveless lace & chiffon, beach wedding.
wedding dress backless short sleeve off shouders
Lace gown, backless, short sleeves, off shoulder.
Off the shoulders, long sleeve mesh with ruffle.             

So, are you ready to find the perfect gown for your upcoming wedding ?

Here are some insider tips from Womens Apparel & More:

  • Its time to do your research, that’s right, search the net, rip photos out of bridal magazines, visit as many bridal salons as you can. Leave no stone unturned. Look at Facebook, Instagram & Pinterest too.
  • It is really important that you keep an open mind. You probably have a pretty good idea of what kind of a cute wedding dress you will like, but, please consider all options. You may find something completely different that you will absolutely fall in love with.
  • A lot of brides will want to lose some weight prior to the big day, but, when it comes to choosing your new gowns size, please choose the size that you are at that time, not a smaller size. It is a lot easier to take a gown in.
  • You should allow plenty of time for your new gown to arrive or to be made. It could easily be delayed for some reason, Better to be safe than sorry, right.
  • You must get a firm handle on the budget you will be working with, then try to stay within that budget.
  • Before you begin your search you should already have selected the theme for your wedding including colors, fabrics, etc.
  • When planning your budget, be sure to include the accessories you will need such as jewelry, shoes, bag and veil.

Well, that’s it for now..thank you for reading through to the end..

We are here to answer your questions and help in any way we can. Please put your questions and comments in the box below. We have linked a few of our favorite gowns above if you would like to take a closer look.

We do appreciate you reading this post and are looking forward to hearing from you. 

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4 thoughts on “CUTE WEDDING DRESSES – 2022”
  1. This was very interesting to read more about the history of wedding gowns and that it was after Queen Victoria wore ivory for her. wedding, that it became popular to wear white as a wedding gown. 

    There are so many styles available, that it can be difficult to choose the right one. Important is that the style needs to suit the body type. And at the end of the day, the bride needs to feel good about the way she looks, and also comfortable for the entire time of the celebrations. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks for your comments LineCowley. Yes I was interested to learn about the Queen Victoria connection as well. Prior to her, brides would wear their Sunday Best dress to get married in, no matter the color.

      As you have said, a bride wants to look and feel her very best on the big day, and her wedding gown will be the center of attention for sure.

      My wife and I were recently married, 2019, and she had actually purchased 3 gowns, including having one custom made before finally finding the right one for her. She was absolutely stunning, definitely worth the search.

      With the internet available now,  a woman can search for dresses anywhere in the world. Things have certainly changed a lot in the last 20 years.

  2. The outfits here look pretty decent but I do think that I would purchase anything here. There isn’t anyone in my family that will like this style but I will bookmark this article for future references. Thank you so much for this. I will be sure to share this article with friends and family 

    1. Hi Aubin, thanks so much for your comments, we appreciate it. As I’m sure you know, there are literally thousands of wedding dress options available to new brides today. Our objective for this post is to provide a little history of color and styles, and how white came to be the most popular color, as well as a few of the styles that we like, and a few pointers on how to select the right wedding dress to suit an individual bride.

      We do appreciate you sharing this information, thank you again and take care.


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