Gowns & Suits
Ruffles and high-low hems set the mood for a fun celebration.
Other than a leg-baring style and plenty of airy tulle, adding pretty pops of colour (here, floral appliques and pastel blue tulle) to your look is another way to give your bridal ensemble a fun look. Instead of a regular high-low hem, you can also opt to attach a long gossamer train to a short wedding dress.Top with a fluttery netted fascinator and you're all set for a whimsical Alice-in-Wonderland-esque celebration. Crystal-pearl-embellished tulle and duchesse satin dress with embroidery and detachable tulle chapel train with appliqued flowers, price upon enquiry from DIGIO BRIDAL. Bridcage fascinator with butterfly appliques, $128, from GIOIELLI. We love overlays - they're so versatile and add a layer of romance or grandeur (depending on its design) to both short and long dresses. For outdoor celebrations (See: 10 outdoor cafes for pretty garden weddings), a sheer layer amps up your look but keeps things light and breezy. Get your designer to create a detachable overlay if you'd like to switch up your look. Pearl-embellished and sequinned tulle and duchesse satin mullet gown with embroidered floral appliques and chapel train, price upon enquiry, from DIGIO BRIDAL. Organza flower headpiece, $180, from GIOIELLI. This has everything we want for a modern garden affair - 3-D floral lace appliques, a dreamy blush pink hue, and a sexy open back for a touch of sultriness. The breezy tulle skirt that starts from the waist is also great for balancing a pear-shaped figure, or to give the appearance of a smaller waist. Crystal- and pearl-embellished lace, tulle and duchesse satin mullet gown, price upon enquiry, from RICO-A-MONA. Embroidered lace fascinator, $260, from GIOIELLI. See also: DREAMY TO SEXY: 7 BOUQUET IDEAS TO MATCH YOUR WEDDING DRESS On its own, this lacy dress is elegant, flirty (just check out that cute scalloped hem) and can be worn even after the big day. For a dose of wedding-worthy drama, simply add a long tulle train. Lace and polyester satin dress with satin sash and detachable lace, as well as chiffon chapel train, price upon enquiry, from RICO-A-MONA. Organza flower fascinator, $180, from GIOIELLI. Good news for the petite bride: A high-low hem can make your legs look like they're going on for miles - with heels on, of course. This dress with delicate floral appliques fluttering dreamily down the length of it is just right for floral-loving brides with a smaller frame, too - bigger rosettes can overwhelm you. Pearl-embellished and sequinned tulle and polyester satin mullet gown with duchess satin sash, embroidered floral appliques and sweep train, price upon enquiry from RICO-A-MONA. Crystal-embellished laec and organza fascinator, $280, from GIOIELLI. If you're one for a sassy, girly glamour, this voluminous confection might just get you crushing hard. The high-low hem with an impressive train makes it ideal for a grand ROM look, or even for a whimsical ballroom wedding. See also: FAIRY TALE GRANDEUR! 8 GORGEOUS GAZEBOS FOR YOUR BALLROOM WEDDING Sequinned lace and crystal-embellished duchesse satin mullet gown with netting, embroidered floral appliques and chapel train, price upon enquiry, from DIGIO BRIDAL. This gets our nod of approval for sophisticated and elegant soirees - think an alfresco restaurant or a glamorous lawn party. The sheer bodice gives this otherwise vintage and demure look a modern, sexy spin. To really bring out the vintage charm of your look, top with a lace headpiece. Tulle and polyester satin A-line gown with lace appliques and sweep train, price upon enquiry, from RICO-A-MONA, Cystal-embellished lace and organza fascinator, $280, from GIOIELLI. See also: EXPERT ADVICE: 5 TIPS TO NAILING THE PERFECT WEDDING GOWN For the adventurous bride, look-at-me red will get everyone's eyes on you. Full-on crimson might be a little too OTT for most brides, but hints of the bold hue, like red lace accents, are just right for injecting a dose of drama into your look. Tulle and duchesse satin sleeveless mullet gown with lace appliques and sweep train, price upon enquiry, from DIGIO BRIDAL. See also: THIS BRIDAL BOUTIQUE SHARES THE TOP DRESS SHOPPING MISTAKE YOU'RE MAKING If you're into a fuss-free look or simply looking to cut the cost of your wedding dress, skip the embellishments. Instead, dress up your look with textures, pleats, tiers and ruffles, as well as accessories, like a statement headpiece. Plus, this simple look is so timeless, you won't be cringing when you look back at your wedding photo a decade later. Organza and polyester satin A-line gown with duchesse satin sash and chapel train, price upon enquiry, from RICO-A-MONA. The quickest way to give the classic ballgown or A-line wedding dress a modern spin - lightweight layers, and a flirty bodice (like spaghetti straps, a sweetheart neckline or sheer panels). Lace, tulle and polyester satin tiered gown with attached crytal-embellished sash and chapel train, price upon enquiry from RICO-A-MONA. Headpiece with feathers, $280, from GIOIELLI. Photography Veronica Tay Styling Vernon Sim Photography Assistant Sherman See-Tho Styling Assistant Christine Lim using Kevin.Murphy Makeup TG GOH, Using YSL Beauty Model Vivien/Mannequin Location Moca @ Loewen See also: WHICH SILHOUETTE'S BEST FOR YOUR SHAPE? THIS BRIDAL DESIGNER SHARES HER GOWN SHOPPING TIPS