2012 Wedding Dress Alterations , Dress Restyling & Bridal Alterations Tips Phoenix
2012 is looking to wind up becoming a chic and trendy year for both trendy classic and renaissance weddings. In are glitz and glamour, over the top wedding-themes, fairy tale-like soft pastels, and dreamy, vibrant colors that are as captivating as they are ostentatious…
2011 saw the marked influence of the Royal family wedding, that consumed the medias attention and certainly created a return to the romantic renaissance.
Current wedding dress styles for 2012 embrace sheer lace covered necklines, longer laced corsets, sashes and of course they royal family influenced longer sleeve lengths set against princess and empire waistlines….
Once again sweetheart necklines and strapless numbers are expected to be eclipsed by trendier and more risque’ single strap designs that incorporate, lace illusion-silk lace necklines, sweeping, low sweetheart-v necklines and even backless wedding dresses with lace faux modesty panels…
As always, wedding gowns are anticipated to exhibit even more daring style choices that are bolder more dramatic and sexier. Even though some brides are opting for less dramatic ensembles and wedding themes that harken back to yesteryear, the 2011 trend for sexy chic and low cut necklines apparently has been held over for another year as evidenced by many over the top weddings already in 2012…
There certainly seems already to be a onward march towards more cleavage! Although some articles and 2012 wedding dress style predictions forecast elegance and sophisticated chic wedding dress styles …. it seems that once again, sexier wedding gown lines…. and more dramatic custom gowns seem to be all the rage….
Certainly in New York and Los Angeles high profile weddings have proven that sexy, chic and flirty styles are making a big comeback over 2011 wedding dress trends. With this in mind, don’t be surprised to find many of these more daring, flamboyant styles at your local bridal salon, boutique or national bridal shop chain store.
2012 Wedding Dress Alterations , Dress Restyling & Bridal Alterations Tips Phoenix – Current Wedding Dress Trends
The current motto for 2012 evidently seems to be “more is more” as wedding dresses are incorporating more bedazzled Swarovski crystals, rhinestones, beads and applications…. Boleros that have lace trim adorned with glittery beads and charms are also popular for 2012.
Likewise, wedding venues are being decorated with bolder, more opulent decor and fun, sexy wedding themes. One characteristic of these more opulent wedding trends for 2012, is the advent of more expensive fine linens, jeweled floral arrangements and centerpieces that look like they cost a fortune to create….
Wedding Florists are reporting more and more requests for grander, more detailed flowers arrangements and bedazzled wedding-bouquets that are full of lace, ribbons, glitter and overall bling… Multi-layered wedding table centerpieces and fountains and ice carvings are also intriguing contrasts that add style, charm and opulence to what is already looking to be a year of record setting wedding themes.
Nostalgic and old-world trends will continue you be seen, along with bolder more extravagant wedding decor. For brides and grooms that want to truly create a memorable wedding with all of the glitz and glamour of a by-gone era, without the hefty price tag…. Newer do it yourself options are popping up all over the country.
2012 Wedding Dress Alterations , Dress Restyling & Bridal Alterations Tips Phoenix – DIY Wedding Ideas
These newer DIY ideas incorporate the use of budget materials that are arranged and handled by visionary wedding planners, florists, cake makers, caterers, artists and decorators. With unique wedding dress trends that are more glitz and glamour also comes more diversification in the wedding theme.
This over the top charm has led to more freedom in choosing the dress for the mom of bride, bridesmaids and flower girls. certainly one aspect of this new found freedom and wedding theme diversity is the openness to creating great contrasts…
Brides are actually requesting that their bridesmaids were different length dresses, different styles and even different heels. Likewise, groomsmen are wearing different vests, jackets and cuff links.
One thing is for sure, 2012 weddings will never be boring or predictable. Guests literally be in wonderment at what is around the next corner at many wedding receptions in 2012.
With the advent of bolder riskier diversity in wedding theme decor, comes the responsibility to still have a cohesive way to put everything together with a flair for practicality and detail.
Just like finding the perfect furniture that doesn’t have to match, yet looks fabulous in a model home, 2012 wedding dress themes and local phoenix wedding venues, will truly shine with breathtaking diversity and vibrant color.
With everything coming together, polished like a diamond, 2012 is looking to be a grand spectacle of opulence. Couples are choosing more freedom with their wedding theme, making it more creative and fun, instead of traditional formal weddings in 2012 nuptials.
Brides are dressing themselves in sparkly lace filled vintage style gowns that are adorned more freely with bling. Even brides on a budget, are finding creative ways to add diversity and entertaining charm to their wedding day. It all starts of course, with thee wedding dress…
2012 Wedding Dress Alterations , Dress Restyling & Bridal Alterations Tips Phoenix - Thee Wedding Dress
Ever since Kim Kardashian wore her strapless jeweled wedding gown, many brides have leaned to more glamour and less reserved styles. However, in 2012 invisilace necklines, empire waistlines and deep v-neck sweetheart numbers covered with random beads and custom stonework are all the rage….
More brides are visiting local wedding dress designers to have their wedding dresses restyled, adding custom applications, custom jewel covered or sequined straps and especially custom wedding veils that contrast their wedding dress.
Wedding dresses such as those from Demetrios and Maggie Sottero are also following suit with custom corset backs, asymmetrical ruching, flowers, rhinestones, custom beadwork and detail along the hemline of the dress…
2012 Wedding Dress Alterations , Dress Restyling & Bridal Alterations Tips Phoenix – Conclusion
With tons of new 2012 Wedding Dress Theme Ideas, Style Choices and Spring Looks, many brides are excited about the diversity and freedom they have to make their wedding day truly unique…
One way to ensure your own special day, is less stressful, more fun and more exciting is to recruit the help of a wedding dress designer or local seamstress to help create your own custom wedding dress, custom veil, custom bolero jacket, sashes, gloves, ring pillows, bridesmaid dresses or just about any formalwear or bridal wear alterations needed for your entire bridal party.
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About The Author
Mari Torres is a local phoenix wedding dress designer and seamstress with 26 years experience. Mari was the lead seamstress for stores like Davids Bridal and The Wedding Accessory Superstore for over 7 years before starting her own business full time in 2005.
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