Summer 2018’s Best Boho Bridal Gowns
What could be better wedding themes than beauty, truth, and love? These tenants are the guiding principles of the Bohemian – a lifestyle characterized by a free-spirited existence.
This romantic ethos also happens to be the most highly sought after trend in bridal gowns – a sentiment style forecasters from The Knot to Vogue Paris all agree on.
While there are many ways to fuse this marital motif into your nuptials, a bohemian bride needs a boho wedding dress to complete her vision. Adventure with us as we navigate through some features that make this bridal style so riveting.
Off the Shoulder Boho Wedding Dresses
Hair down, shoulders out, these are the markers of a traditional bohemian bride. A symbol of the freethinking, this boho-inspired off-the-shoulder wedding dress is as ethereal as it is elegant. The aptly named, Stella, softly twinkles like a summer night sky lit by a waning crescent moon. The fit is relaxed and trusting, like the love of a long-time partner. As the sleeves flutter, your heart is sure to do the same.
Absolutely nothing says boho like a belle sleeve bridal gown. The striking silhouette is synonymous with carefree culture, but really it’s the flattering fit that will have brides falling in love over and over again. Note the otherworldly charm from the scalloped sweetheart neckline to the open back. Framed by a fit and flare mermaid style skirt, the Kendall is radiant and timeless, featuring allover frosted Alencon lace.
Dolman Sleeve Gowns
Meet belle sleeve’s cousin, Dolman Sleeve. If you want a slightly modernized boho chic wedding dress, this column gown may very well be the one. A beaded crosshatched pattern highlights the signature dolman sleeved gown and delicate court train. Lace appliques add visual interest throughout while a v-neckline and sexy open back show only a sophisticated amount of skin.
Cold Shoulder Bridal
Mid-year is by far the most popular season to say ‘I do.’ However, some cuts and fabrics can weather a summer ceremony better than others. Like the look of sleeves, but can’t stand the heat? Give them the cold shoulder. This Madison James boho bridal gown strikes the perfect balance with its fluid chiffon skirt and intricate lace beaded bodice. Cold shoulder detailing adds a whimsical flourish that will help you dazzle your dearest as you take the aisle in style.
Two Piece Wedding Dresses
Two Piece Wedding Dresses offer a contemporary take on the traditional bohemian silhouette. The lace crop top wedding dress features a modesty panel in the front and an illusion lace cutout in back. A striking chapel train cascades behind, accentuating the unique qualities of the bodice. Cut in an A-line shape, the overall look has a slimming effect that’s at once ageless and contemporaneous.
Whether you’re planning a destination wedding or backyard betrothal, sheath wedding dresses are markers of simple sophistication that never go out of style. This boho chic bridal dress is dreamy and demure with a sprinkle of sparkle. Patterned, embroidered net over Chantilly lace sets the mood while the subtly beaded straps and flattering sweetheart neckline strike a romantic chord.
Empire Waist Bridal Gowns
Few boho style wedding gowns are as elusive as those with an empire waist. The signature shape is chic and smart, harkening back to centuries of refinement and culture. Lace detailing on the bust complements the softness of the sweep train skirt. Cap sleeves cascade down the open back, highlighting a peekaboo lace flourish. It’s a dress so deft you’ll float, not walk, down the aisle.
Full Lace Wedding Dresses
Lace layering has long been a staple among couture wedding dresses. This bohemian mermaid gown from Maggie Sottero features a three-tiered skirt hemmed with scalloped, romantic lace appliques. Majestically topped with an illusion V-neckline and lace straps the entire ensemble culminates with an illusion open back, ensuring it’s undeniably captivating from every angle.
Bohemian brides-to-be are enthralled with the avant-guard qualities of this guipure lace Morilee wedding dress. It’s ever so slightly sheer, embracing the sentiments of the free-spirited. Thin straps frame the V-neckline while a wide set in band accentuates the waistline for a boho fit that’s chic to boot!
From the runway to the aisle, these boho bridal gowns are the toast of summer weddings in 2018. Each has its own take on the new bohemia, displaying a little bit of hippie with a whole lot of chic. Whether you identify with the lifestyle or simply fancy the look of it, these wedding dresses are fitting of your foray into forever.
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