Tips on How to Make Your Simple Dress Standout

Dress, Wedding 101
 

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Sometimes, less is even more. While still a lot of brides prefer intricately detailed designs with white or colored wedding gowns, it has been marked that simple wedding dresses have become popular nowadays. When we say simple wedding dresses, we don't mean the boring unattractive ones, it’s just that these dresses are either minimally-decorated sheaths, seamed with interesting necklines, unique with illusion sleeves or subtly embellished to none at all. There’s something about the classic simplicity of simple wedding dresses that never goes out of style and there’s a spark in every simple wedding dress that can also play well within the budget! 


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There is also something fascinating and mystical about weddings, and that everyone is looking forward to that big day. The guests are equally thrilled as well, but the most awaited part is seeing the beautiful bride on her day! Every bride knows this fact. Now here is where the countdown to madness begins. More than the venue of the wedding, or the food, or the floral arrangements, the wedding gown steals the highest spotlight during weddings. Brides flock every designer, provider, retailer, whatever, just to get the pearl of great price wedding gown of choice. Yes, we said pearl of great price, both in aesthetic and market value. You see, the more intricate the details are, sometimes the higher it is priced. But, for the smart brides, nothing is holding them back, not even the design or the price tag. Most brides nowadays are practical, they prefer simple and cheap wedding dresses. Actually, they advocate the idea that it really isn’t all about the dress but basically how the bride carries herself that creates the fashion statement, the attitude. Do you agree?

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There are several hacks to make even simple wedding dresses standout and make a mark on your special day.


Hack #1 Get a good fit and design

You don't need yourself doing overtime at work or even getting a loan just to have your wedding dress done by the most expensive designer in town. Foremost, your wedding dress should fit you well. If you opt to pull out a simple wedding dress, it is wise to pick one which showcases a nice, eye-catching and beauty flaunting design. The secret of designers? They create designs with consideration to optical illusions to make an extraordinary fashion statement from just about any ordinary sets of lines and curves.

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Hack # 2 Never sacrifice comfort for style

We have seen a lot of people ignore this very simple hack, only to be confounded by all sorts of discomfort on their special day. Comfort is subjective, however, it can be objectively perceived from the looks of the situation a person is in. To avoid going through this needless suffering, always put comfort as your primary priority, most especially to our plus size brides. Being comfortable in what you are in,  you are able to radiate such elated emotional experience to those around you! 

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Hack #2 Accessorize, but remember, “Less is more”

As we've mentioned earlier, less is definitely more. If you decided to pull out simple a wedding gown, invest on appropriate accessories to complete your wedding look. It can certainly make the simplest and cheapest of gowns stand out on your big day and turning the simplest bride into an elegantly arrayed princess whose fairytale romance would eventually be intertwined with eternity. The trick lies in the proper mix and match to accessorize your classic wedding gown.


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What are these accessories to be specific? We have earrings, necklace, tiara, your perfect wedding ring, sash or even belt but you need not use these all together for elegance. Though accessories add a unique touch to you look but putting more than less can be over-the-top. Therefore, to pick the best accessories, it should be determined only after you have picked the gown so that you could work your way around it. The choices that you are to make as a rule of thumb is based primarily on complimenting and common sense. If you have an already-embellished gown with ornate neckline, you may do away with the necklace and invest on a nice pair of earrings instead.

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If your dress is on the simpler side, with fewer design elements, try the other way around, compliment it with a statement necklace or even go bigger with your accessories without getting totally being engulfed by your outfit. A balance in size and proximity in everything is the key. Have big ones be complemented by small ones, detailed by plain ones and so on. Doing such would totally save you from being tacky!


Hack # 3 Optical Illusion

Yes, we may be able to enhance our assets and somehow hide our flaws through using just the right specification for an accessory. This, however, should be done with great consideration on your individuality and that you still convey your personality and not someone else’s. We have to love every single detail of our looks and curves then pick the best to enhance it. In such a way, we may be able to pick the right stuff to compliment us, may it be from make-up down to accessories.

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Hack # 4 Do that ‘do

Hair is a woman’s crowning glory and that is in its truest sense on her wedding day. Remember to pick the right hairdo for your wedding that best complements the elements of your dress and that of your accessories and convey the feel or mood of the occasion. It can express formality on simple yet beautiful wedding hairstyles on a beach wedding dress or a more casual and relaxed feel for a fancy dress by wearing your hair down.

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Hack # 5 Express Yourself

You may be dressed with the most feminine details ever thought of but you can still make it edgy by sporting modern hairstyles and the use of hair accessories or jewelry. In such case, you may opt out using a veilWhatever it is that you want to consider when choosing a wedding dress, it is important is that it is the representative of who you are. Every element that is found in your overall fashion statement embodies your life story and these symbolisms convey a story well-knit in the context of time and space. So, be confident and be comfortable in your own skin, with that nothing will ever go wrong or be out of style even if you are on a simple wedding dress!



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