Haute Couture wedding gowns add a glamour quotient to your wedding
A wedding gown should be symbolic of the exclusive and once in a lifetime event at hand, i.e. the day when an adult woman takes that all important step towards becoming a wife. A haute couture wedding gown will add that sense of style and exclusivity to the event, and will certainly infuse a lot of glamour into the bride’s overall look. Haute couture by definition refers to expensive and fashionable clothes, which are exclusively produced only by leading fashion houses, which design for private clients, and have a workshop or atelier in Paris. It is necessary for any designer or design house which calls itself or its designs haute couture, to also present a fresh collection of designs to the French fashion media twice a year, comprising of a minimum of 35 daytime and nighttime outfits. For brides to-be who want that glamorous haute couture touch therefore, be prepared to sit for at least two fittings, and also be rest assured that your dress would not be a budget friendly affair!
Some of the latest collections and styles to consider while thinking about your own haute couture wedding gown include the Ines Di Santo Fall/Winter 2014 Couture Collection and the Lazaro Couture Collection. The former offers its distinctive vintage styles, falling back on the appeal of antique silk taffeta attached to an Art Deco inspired bodice with a natural waist cut, completed with a swirling draped mermaid silhouette and a classic bustled skirt for that much needed lift at the base. For the bride who would like a touch of delicate lace to her haute couture wedding gown, a gown by the name of Airlia offers a strapless ivory shaded mermaid style gown with English netting, Leon Lace appliqué work at the torso and a soft Cameo Pink underlay; the look is completed with a Leon Lace bolero jacket and skirt.
Lazaro Couture offers more glamorous styles and glamorous silhouettes for the avant-garde bride who wants to mix modern trends with classic styles. Creating a balance between delicate hand embroidered bodices and textured skirts to vintage corsets with luxurious long trains, each gown is custom fitted to perfection in order to suit every bride till she is satisfied, as is customary with any haute couture design house.
Haute couture bridal gowns first became a fashion rage when Vogue magazine organized a show which featured supermodels such as Claudia Schiffer, Laetitia Casta, and Carla Bruni walking the ramp in exclusive Haute Couture bridal creations by industry giants such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, and others. For the modern bride, there is a wide range of classic and modern styles to choose from; the only issue one would have is price. The bride on a budget might want to plan in advance if she wants a Haute Couture bridal gown, as custom designs are expensive. However considering the fact that this is a once in a lifetime event, and also considering the added benefit of being able to own a unique, custom-designed outfit, this is an investment worth considering.