"The wedding dress is the foundation for all of the fashion components for the wedding. Once we find THE dress, we can move on to assembling custom pieces to finish your look and taking care of your wardrobe for the other wedding events" says Julie, owner of The Stylish Bride based out of NYC.
I couldn't agree more. While I feel like the style or feel of the wedding you dream of having will help you find a fitting dress, I also feel like you can customize a dress to a certain point to fit the feel of your wedding style and personality.
Take a look at how we took one (beautiful!) dress and changed the look of it by creating a custom look just with the hair, makeup, and accessories.
INSPIRATION | Grecian or Modern Elegance
Details | Glowing skin, neutral eyes/cheeks/lips. Groomed hair with volume around face and nape of neck. Gold jewelry with leafs and/or texture.
INSPIRATION | Boho or Woodlands
Details | Sunkissed skin, rosy cheeks/lips, soft shimmery eyes. Organic hair with texture and messy braids. Twiggy or floral headpieces. Dull gold/bronze/silver accessories that take on textures of nature with pops of jewel tones.
INSPIRATION | Glamorous or Opulence
Details | Glowing skin with highlights and contours, neutral eyes with a pop of shimmer, rosy cheeks, and bold lips. Smooth, sleek hair pulled off of the face to crown of the head. Romantic accessories such as flowy fabrics, diamonds, pearls, crystals, etc.
// Bride-To-Be & Stylist Tip //
While inspiration pictures are great, be sure to look at everything as a whole. From general wedding style, the dress, accessories, hair and makeup. The goal is to have everything flow together and not compete.