Whether it’s the crispness in the air, or the flakes of snow that seem to compliment your photographs perfectly, there is something magical about a winter wedding. So if you are getting married this winter and checkng in to see if you’re on spot in your planning, or you have a whole year to plan your wedding for next winter, you will appreciate our tips and advice.
Today lets talk dresses ladies! Just because it may be -40F doesn’t mean you can’t wear that perfect strapless dress you’ve always dreamed of. Here are a few ideas to accessorize your beautiful dress while keeping yourself warm.
1. A Shawl
2. A fur coat or stole
3. A Sweater
4. A Bolero
5. A Cape
Another trend for winter wedding dresses is to use heavier fabrics, colors other than white for your dress, and you can get away with a little more detail. Winter weddings just naturally seem more formal and decadent. Here are a few more of our favorite dresses:
We know many of you ladies don’t want to wear a full-length gown, and just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to. Check out this gorgeous tea-length winter wedding dress:
Now, don’t forget about your bridesmaids. It’s not fair for them to be freezing their buns off while you are toasty warm. Here are a few examples of happy winter bridesmaids:
Of course, you can’t forget the shoes! A couple of tips are to avoid strappy shoes or sandals, or heels that are too slick. You may want to do a practice run in your shoes, while running errands before the wedding day. The last thing you want is to fall flat on your face on one of the most important days of your life.
As far as shoes go, one exciting trend that we at WGA LOVE is boots! They give a unique and eclectic feel to your wedding outfit. Here are a few of our favorite shoes that are perfect for your winter wedding:
And so there you have it! With these tips you should look absolutely stunning and feel weather-appropriate. Happy Holidays and congrats on your winter wedding from all of us at Wedding Guide Alaska!