22 Jun Mermaid wedding dress, all the secrets of the compositions
The mermaid wedding dress is a classic in bridal fashion, but it has also always been a trending topic in haute couture. It is a model that wraps the body with fitting lines in the upper part and then expands at a variable height based on the tailoring design, generally from the knee. It creates a fluid, often with a train, at its base. Its composition lends itself to important combinations, often with 3D applications, rhinestones and embroidery.
It is the wedding dress model most coveted by brides and has always been an icon of sensuality, thanks to the way in which the dress outlines and sculpts the female form and the effect is finely sought-after. With a wide range of choices for fabrics and models, the mermaid dress was has been designed in tulle, lace, macramè, but also in stretch mikado with more structured fabrics that further emphasize the figure-hugging feature. In a romantic style, but also boho chic and minimal, the mermaid wedding dress has always inspired new projects and visions.
One of the must-have mermaid dresses from the “Luisa” collection by Luisa Sposa is the perfect combination of silk and embroidery. On the bodice there are floral patterns with a tattoo effect on the body, like embroidery on the skin. The off-the-shoulder neckline emphasizes the figure-hugging model, highlighting the proportions between the shoulders and the tight line of the hips.
Another proposal instead shows a mix of tulle and all-over lace for those who love the linear mermaid model, with an elegant illusion sweetheart neckline: a true work of art
How to adapt the mermaid dress to one’s physique
The mermaid wedding dress is very versatile, unlike the sensation we generally have in observing its adherence to body’s shapes. In reality, its fit makes it suitable for almost all body types, with a particular attention to body proportions. It dresses well silhouette with regular lines, the mermaid dress highlights the structure and its propositions and for this reason, it is more suitable for those with classic hourglass or pear body shape, regardless of height. Being designed to enhance and emphasize the shapes, it is not recommended to those who have instead have an apple, column-shaped body, little pronounced or absent hips.
Among the ever-changing creations of mermaid models, we often find the stylistic focus on the back of the dress: this is the case of the dress whose ray-like tail adds further volume to the dress and elegantly flows down the back. The volume adds even more to the specificity of the mermaid dress, in the alternation between the very tight lines of the upper part and the lower and flared ones.
The best fabrics for the mermaid wedding dress
The mermaid dress lends itself to very varied fabric constructions. Fabrics like lace and some types of silk will give a more fluid effect, mikado, due to its full-bodied structure, will mark the lines of the body distinctly.
Choosing a mermaid wedding dress is a manifestation of personality for brides who want to be the absolute protagonists with elegance. For the Luisa By Luisa Sposa collection, the Maison has focused on bright fabrics, dresses made of real light that make the sinuosity of the mermaid model even more important. Among the proposals, mermaid dresses with a sparkling effect, with deep and sensual v-shape necklines, the focus is also on the sleeves open on the forearm or with sensual falling straps.
The mermaid wedding dress, a choice that adds value and preciousness
With the mermaid wedding dress, the beauty of the fabrics is particularly accentuated by the emphasis on adherence. The see-through effect of the lace overlays, for example, in the transparencies, is emphasized in the fitting cut of the mermaid dress. Romantic or boho chic style for the lace of Luisa Sposa mermaid dresses.
Elegant composition for the model in Chantilly lace and chandelier sleeves, the deep neckline is topped by a lace necklace, the veil completes the picture.
Bohemian accents combined with the classicism of lace for the style of this mermaid dress, cut with an elegant high-waisted belt. Bateau neckline with a wide emphasis on the shoulders which is embellished with delicate 3D petals.