Some brides dare not appear in anything but traditional ivory lace–nor have their maids in anything other than Easter egg chiffon. But what if that lace were in the form of a crop top? Or that chiffon as pants? Enter the new wave of envelope-pushing aisle style.
MOST BODY-CON: CROP TOPS
Boho is big right now–this we know. But ladies who commit to baring abs at the altar are evidently doing crunches months before the big day. A corset never looked so comfy. (However, there are other more modest options where not as much skin shows.)
BIGGEST RISK: SHORTS
It’s the rare fashionista who can pull off thigh-grazing white silk without looking like she’s wearing her honeymoon lingerie. How street-style MVP Olivia Palermo pulled it off? By showing only a tiny bit beneath her Carolina Herrera-designed ball skirt.
If rising fashion legend Solange Knowles wore it, it can’t be that wrong. And for the girl whose vibe is more Coachella than “Get Me to the Church on Time”? Behold the bridal romper.
MOST WEARABLE: CAPES
If it’s just the top half of Solange’s enviable ensemble you’re after, look no further than reigning wedding queen Monique Lhuillier (she recently sent one down the runway) and new affordable favorite Reformation (which just debuted one).
MOST BRIDESMAID-FRIENDLY: ALSO JUMPSUITS
Slow clap to any bride who gets on board with this idea.
MOST INCLUSIVE: THE GRANNY BRIDESMAID
Who cares about the dresses? Look at this 89-year-old bridesmaid!