A wedding dress with sleeves is the must-have wedding day look of the year! Brides everywhere are wearing long, but especially short lace gowns with sleeves of all shapes, sizes, and embellishments. Read on to learn more about this reinvented vintage trend and how you can select one of these short, lace informal wedding dresses for your upcoming wedding day.
A short wedding dress with sleeves comes in various wedding dress shapes. It works well on apple, pear, and banana body types and is a favorite of brides who love the idea of being non-traditional. If you are an apple body type, consider selecting a short, lace, sheath silhouette dress. If you are a pear body type, consider selecting a short, lace, A-line silhouette dress. If you are a banana body type, consider selecting a short, lace, bubble hem dress. Each of these silhouettes will complement and enhance your body. They will also help give you the vintage look you desire on your big day to cohesively stick with your vintage theme across the wedding party and ceremony and reception décor.
If you are considering wearing a short wedding dress with sleeves, there are some top sleeve trends to try as you shop for these modern but antiquated dresses. They are most popularly worn with lace sleeves, sheer bell sleeves, and soft and feminine fluttery cap sleeves. If you are a plus size woman, any kind of sleeve will look flattering on your figure because they will provide ample coverage on your upper body, and even pull the eye upward.
If you want to ensure that your vintage dress is complemented appropriately, be sure to pair it with ivory lace wedding shoes. Whether you wear them as flats or kitten heels, the light color and lace embellishment screams vintage. You can also wear a bridal fascinator with a short and sheer netted veil. These sassy and chic veils were popularly worn by vintage brides.
If you want to ensure that you short, lace gown with sleeves fits in with your wedding ceremony and reception décor, there are a few things you can do. Some backyard wedding reception ideas that will look lovely and antiquated are stringing oversized lighted bulbs throughout fences, shrubs, and trees. Also, select streamers featured in light and muted tones to hang front entry ways and embellish arches and topiaries with. Tones like petal pink, butter yellow, mint green, and of course ivory; are the tones to try if you want to pull off a vintage look and feel at your wedding.
Be sure to select a short lace wedding dress with sleeves that will not only look great on your body, but with your informal wedding décor.