A month later, Camille Charrière wore British-American designer Harris Reid to her wedding at Maxim in Paris. Reed) lace dress with exposed underwear. “A big question is what underwear to wear — it’s a real headache,” Charrière previously told Vogue. “I ended up choosing La Perla lace panties because that’s exactly what I wanted to wear when I entered married life.”
Aunts, get ready Well hold on to your pearls: The latest wedding trend is sheer, even nude, bridal gowns.
Of course, this sheer trend has been around celebrities for a long time. Who can forget Rihanna’s Adam Selman gown by 2016, Made of Swarovski Crystals 230 CFDA Award? (The superstar even told Vogue in 2016 that her only regret in life is wearing a nude Lingerie. The look, not the dazzling thong.) Most recently, Zoë Kravitz wore a body-hugging silver mesh Saint Laurent dress at the 2016 Met Gala, while Ciara Oscar party at 2023 Vanity Fair black thong reveal. Weddings, however – often conservative affairs steeped in tradition – are largely immune to controversial styles.
until now. Sheer wedding dresses have appeared in the collections of well-known designers such as Vera Wang, who has several pieces in her 2016 high-end wedding dress collection. Emerging talents known for their nude designs are also setting their sights on wedding dresses: In February, former LVMH Prize winner Nensi Dojaka teamed up with MyTheresa to launch a lingerie-inspired bridal capsule collection. (“I think a wedding dress deserves refinement and sophistication, and therefore, sexiness,” she told BritishVogue
.) Meanwhile, in May, Sally LaPointe launched a bridal collection , which includes feathered translucent pants. These are just examples of designer collections: real brides everywhere have also been opting for white gowns, often from ready-to-wear collections, that offer varying degrees of sensuality. In fact, in their annual 2023 report, Zola listed unconventional wedding dresses — including sheer wedding dresses — as a top trend.
So why are nude and sheer wedding dresses making their way down the aisles, red carpets and runways right now?
“I want a dress so special, It would stand out from anything I’ve seen before,” Ivy Getty said of her ball gown.
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