Bridal trend: Tailored luxe

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Tailoring is a key trend in 2020. Tux and ballgown by Halfpenny London

From nipped in bodices and slim skirts to dramatic coats and jackets, brides can shine in slick tailoring in the season to come. Here are eight favourite picks for brides who want a cool-as-cucumber cut on their wedding day

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Alan Hannah Olivia has a bustier-style bodice and neat tailored skirt

1. Alan Hannah – Bodice line

With a neatly tailored strapless bustier bodice and slimline skirt with train, Olivia has a flavour of 1940s Hollywood in the cut. We love the bold shoulder detail, the only flourish in an elegantly understated line.

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Joyce Young’s sophisticated Larissa gown has a super-flattering neckline

2. Joyce Young – Bardot twist

With a super flattering wide Bardot-style neckline with deep cowl back, Larissa is from the latest Joyce Young Couture collection. Made of a lavish silk jacquard, it features on-trend simple short sleeves and has a neat bias-cut skirt falling to a train.

Bridal trend: Luxe tailoring
Rita Colson’s Marta ensemble is perfect for cool brides

3. Rita Colson – Let’s flow

We love London designer Rita Colson’s new Light in Movement collection, and this Marta ensemble shows her elegant contemporary aesthetic. It features palazzo paints, split-front long tunic and neat jacket – perfect for the bride who wants to do different. You’ll find her designs at The Wedding Club.

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Andrea Hawkes’ Wallace is a contemporary take on the coat-dress

4. Andrea Hawkes – Button up

Wallace is a smart take on the classic coat dress. Designed with a plunge neck, elbow-length sleeves and neat covered buttons, it features a flared skirt with front split to soften the tailoring  – also providing an opportunity to show off frivolous wedding heels.

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Savannah Miller’s cape makes a modern alternative to a traditional train

5. Savannah Miller – Cape glamour

From Savannah Miller’s spring 2020 collection, this Sabrina sleeveless ‘goddess’ crepe cape has a shorter front with neat pockets, extending to full-length behind. The cape makes a dramatic alternative to a conventional train and is perfect in combination with a bridal jumpsuit or palazzo pants.

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Caroline Castigliano’s chic Novella Jacket and Monserrat cropped trousers

6. Caroline Castigliano – Cool crop

With a Studio 54 vibe, Caroline Castigliano’s Novella boxy jacket and high-waist Montserrat cropped trousers are shown here with the Estella lace corset top. This super-smart combination is perfect for a city bride and would also be brilliant for after parties.

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Anne Barge’s lovely coat is perfect for making a grand entrance

7. Anne Barge – Grand entrance

Wedding coats are one of the strong fashion stories for 2020 and Anne Barge’s Covington full-length design has all the dramatic elements you need for making a grand entrance with its shawl collar, nipped in waist, full train and lavish floral jacquard fabric.

Bridal trend: Tailored luxe
Halfpenny London’s Neptune jacket, shown here with the Breeze ballgown

8. Halfpenny London – Luxe tux

This Neptune blazer, from The Air That We Breathe Collection has boyfriend styling and, with silk covered buttons and turn-up lapels, it’s a sharp partner to Halfpenny London’s romantically retro Breeze ballgown.


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