Are you looking for fall or winter wedding gowns or maybe spring or summer wedding dresses? What time of year are you getting married? As seasons change so does fabric including the fabrics used in wedding dresses. Bridal gowns styles change too. If you are getting married in fall or winter, you may be looking for wedding dresses with sleeves.
There is a lot to consider when it comes to shopping for your wedding dress. Some fabrics are more reminiscent of a season than others. You will find velvet or brocade in winter wedding gowns and organza in summer wedding dresses.
When shopping for bridal gowns, fabrics are not usually high up on the list. It should be because certain fabrics along with the design and style must work well together to give you a flattering look for your plus size figure and for the season you are getting married in. If your wedding is set for fall or winter, then you may want a fabric that can give you some warmth such as satin, taffeta, brocade or velvet.If your wedding is in spring or summer, the lighter, thinner fabrics will be cooler such as silk charmeuse, organza and chiffon.
So consider the fabric for the season you are getting married in along with textures, weight, sheen and so on.
Keep in mind each fabric creates a distinctive look and feel for any formal dress and it can set the fashion tone, feel and mood for the entire wedding!
Resources: DiscoveryHealth.com, Perfect-wedding-dress-finder.com; sydneyscloset.com, plussizebridal.com