BLACK THE NEW WHITE
Before the second half of the 20th century it was very common that the wedding dresses were black. If we forget the reasons that were once used to wear black at the weddings, nowadays it’s considered as an elegant, rebel and daring color. That’s why many of the great fashion designers have chosen to dress their brides this way.
Brides at the catching edge of the new trends but nostalgic for a romanticism almost forgotten.
“The ‘new black’ moves away from popular classes”.
These years we’ve seen Vera Wang, Elie Saab, Isaac Mizrahi, among others, standing up for this new, and more and more acclaimed, trend.
Wearing lace: Elie Saab vs. Zuhair Murad
Just a touch, a nod to “black”
As Isaac Mizrahi does, combining the classic style of a White dress with the elegance of the modern:
Elie Saab already brought in her two-tone dresses in 2011:
Can you think about the black dresses of the old times? Here you have an example from the end of the 19th century:
Yet, outside of being new and creating trend, we shouldn’t forget that black is a color that suits almost every woman and that has always been used to style the figure. As they say in the USA: “a woman in black dress is a pencil stroke”.
If you haven’t decided yet, just remember:
“Women who wear black lead colourful lives” Neiman Mareus
If you want to see more haute couture dresses, Galia Lahav has a wide and beautiful collection you can find: here.
We leave you here Vera Wang’s 2014 collection, with little black touches to keep on being a classic bride but also trendy.
Would you wear “chic black” on your wedding?
Which designer will create any black wedding dress next year?
Comment here and let us know your opinions…