So you have decided to say your vows at a tropical beach paradise with the stunning sunset in the backdrop. With the trend of beach weddings catching on, more and more couples are opting for a casual beach wedding over the frills and formality of a traditional wedding in a church ... and why not? Beach weddings, while giving an impression of romance and passion, are really quite convenient, requiring minimal wedding planning and decorations.
Outfits for a beach wedding have a breezy and casual feel, with fancy featherweight fabrics and flowing silhouettes. The popular choices for brides, are free-flowing, simple yet chic dresses with either strapless necklines or spaghetti and halter straps. For those opting for a Hawaiian beach wedding, a cute print dress or a Hawaiian dressing gown are great choices. Knee or tea length dresses are the most practical options. Most of them have matching beaded details or sheer netting, to add a beautiful and elegant look to the wedding dress. Following are some tips to consider.
Attire For the Bride
While most brides decide to go barefoot, you could choose to don an elegant pair of flats, strappy sandals, or elegant wedges as your wedding shoes. A casual wedding is ideally incomplete without a veil, so instead you could opt for other hair accessories like flowers or rhinestone studded barrettes, or even a hair band. Finally, team it up with nice, simple pearls or diamond jewelry.
Most grooms really enjoy beach weddings as they have the liberty to dress casually. The first unsaid rule of style for a wedding held at a beach is to ditch the tuxedo. Instead, the apt options include a button down shirt with pants. For something slightly more formal, a light linen suit would also be ideal. You can also team a bright tie over a light-colored shirt for a more formal affair. If the theme of the wedding is extremely casual, the groom can even opt for formal shorts. Opting for shirts with long or short sleeves is a personal choice. It is essential to strike a balance with the bride's attire.
Attire For the Groom
There are many clothing stores and boutiques that have a collection of beach wedding attire available. You may also try to design your own wedding dress that is in keeping with the ambiance you want to create at your wedding. Whatever be your choice, you are sure to look great. At the end of the day this is your special moment and you deserve to enjoy it to the fullest.