23 Oct Let’s Celebrate The Beauty Of Floral Wedding Dresses
Casablanca Bridal, style 2356 Madelyn: Swirling floral Chantilly lace patterns dance throughout this fit-and-flare wedding gown to create the ultimate seduction. Combined with soft charmeuse and effortless satin, you will adore the illusion sleeves and back that compliment the plunging sweetheart bodice. Finished with buttons along the illusion back. Available in multiple sizes. Available colors: Silver Blush/Nude/Ivory (shown above), Ivory/Nude, Ivory, Ivory/Ivory/Ivory and White/White/White.
Floral Inspiration Highlights Your Wedding Day
There is tremendous history when it comes to the use of flowers in weddings. They’re used in every way from the bridal bouquet to decor to the flower girl showering petals on the aisle. Flowers are often a key theme in wedding dresses as well — in the form of floral patterns and design. In this blog post we’ll showcase some of our favorite floral designs at NYB&G of Columbia. But to get started, let’s learn more about the history of flowers in weddings:
The origin of this floral tradition stems back to ancient Rome. Flowers were a common decoration at Roman weddings because they were known as symbols of new beginnings, fidelity, and fertility.
Herbs were more prominent in Middle Age bouquets than flowers, especially dill and garlic, which supposedly kept evil spirits and bad luck away. The dill reappeared at the wedding feast to get the newlyweds ready to consummate their love that night. Yes, even our ancestors knew about the wonders of aphrodisiac foods.
By the Victorian era, exchanging flowers became an increasingly popular way to express love. Keeping with the romantic theme, they eventually became linked to weddings. Learn more intriguing bridal bouquet history, compliments of Reader’s Digest
Beloved by Casablanca, style BL313 Decklyn: This showstopping black ballgown is the counterpart to Style BL310 Cassidy. Silver sequined floral black lace overtop of stretch lining offers a dramatic and breathtaking effect. The high-low skirt is raised along the sides and cascades into a divine train. Enjoy the strapless sweetheart neckline for the most sensual bodice and neckline before it flows into an intricate illusion back. Available in a variety of sizes. Available colors: Nude/Black (shown above), White/White, Ivory/Ivory and Nude/Ivory.
Black Wedding Dresses & Floral Lace
If you’re thinking of being a bit bolder on your wedding day, consider trying a black wedding dress. This is a gorgeous way to show off your favorite lace pattern and your personality at the same time. If you love the idea of wearing a colored wedding gown but aren’t into pastels or bright tones, black may just be the chic shade you’re looking for. We love the intertwining lace pattern that cascades from head-to-toe on the stunning Beloved by Casablanca dress above.
When it comes to flowers, every blossom has its own unique meaning. Continue reading to see examples and determine what you want your flowers to say:
This tropical treasure, known for its fragrance and waxy petals, symbolizes joy. It’s got a reputation as a popular flower for a bride to wear in her hair.
If you love full-bodied flowers, this round bloom with an abundance of tightly packed petals, is the one for you. Bonus: its marriage-ready symbolism of perseverance and heartfelt emotion.
Don’t just pick this flower for its gorgeous color and scent — give it a place in your arrangements for what it symbolizes: devotion and virtue. Learn more to create personalized florals for your big day, compliments of Brides
Eddy K, style SKY115: This striking floral-inspired wedding dress captivates with illusion lace straps and an elaborate illusion back. Celebrate your love of florals from head-to-toe with this sweeping cathedral train. Buttons along the back complete the exquisitely fitted design. Eddy K is one of Italy’s top bridal designers and this dress makes it easy to see why. Available in numerous sizes. Available colors: Champagne/Ivory/Skin.
NYB&G Is Columbia’s Premier Bridal Salon
Come to New York Bride & Groom of Columbia to find the perfect floral-patterned wedding dress at a sensational price. Through our hand-selected collections, we present our brides with the best gowns from the industry’s leading designers. Our professional bridal consultants are always available to help you try on the dresses that match your vision. With our unmatched selection, we know that your dream dress is here just waiting to be discovered. Drop by to browse with no appointment needed. We’ll ensure that you have the uplifting, stress-free dress-shopping experience you deserve.
Before we go, here’s more interesting history about weddings and bridal attire. Specifically, as it relates to Queen Victoria and her extremely influential royal wedding of 1840.
She made white wedding dresses popular.
At the time, wedding dresses were not necessarily white. Victoria chose to have her dress made in white not to reflect purity, but to best show off its lace. (The lace makers in England were then struggling, and her commission was intended to give the industry a boon.) The young queen decreed that no one else should wear white at her wedding—trend-setting, again—and had the pattern for her dress destroyed so that no one could copy it afterwards.
The Queen also wore some great accessories.
On her wedding day, Victoria wore Turkish diamond earrings, a sapphire brooch from Albert, and white satin shoes. She also wore kid gloves, and a wreath of myrtle and orange blossoms. (Orange blossoms were also embroidered on her train.) Learn more about one of the most celebrated weddings in history, compliments of Vogue