Choosing an Irish wedding dress can help you highlight your heritage in your wedding ceremony. Traditional Irish wedding dresses usually has the style of Celtic or the renaissance period. These dresses are both lovely and have the added bonus of being unique.
Celtic wedding dresses are quite beautiful, the Celtic designs can make them seem romantic and especially unique. One of the things you might see with these irish wedding dresses is the long flowing draped sleeves which give this impression of beauty, romanticism and the old world. Paired with a long gown, boning, embellishments or a tie corset the gown becomes simply stunning.
If you are getting married in the summer you might consider having the sleeves on your wedding dress is make of lace or another see through light fabric. The weather and the heat do not have to interfere in the style of your gown.
Of course there are plenty of stunning white Irish wedding dresses, there are also many that either have a hint of color or are not white at all. If you are going for just a splash of color you can obtain that look by having colored embroidery or hemlines on the gown and sleeves. If you want more color but still want the gown to be white, you might consider having the corset be a different color than the gown. Of course there is nothing that says that your gown has to be white at all there are many Irish and Celtic gowns that are not white to choose from. Some of the more popular colors you may see include blue, green, red and purple. Deep Dark colors are always popular for this type of gown.
Celtic wedding dresses are not just for Irish weddings you know. They also fit in very well for fairytale themed events. Why not combine the two? You could have a fairytale wedding with Celtic and Irish themes. When planning your wedding the dress is only one step, albeit a very important one but still just one. If other themes like the old country, fairytale or castle weddings seem interesting to you, you should put more thought into a wedding theme. You can certainly incorporate these themes into the bridesmaids dresses, the décor, the flowers and the favors for your guests. Of course, it all starts with the Irish wedding dress!
When you begin to shop you may have to look around or even consider getting your dress made for your own vision and measurements, instead of buying off the rack. Celtic inspired wedding gowns are not as easy to come by as something viewed by society as more traditional. Look around your neighborhood and where you customary do your shopping for ideas and possibilities. If shopping locally for irish wedding dresses is a problem, there is always the internet. Even if you do not find what you are looking for at first, window shopping and internet browsing will certainly give you more ideas.