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Destination Wedding Dresses 2018

Destination Wedding Dresses 2018
Destination weddings are all the rage today with many couples opting to have their wedding ceremony away from their hometown. Choosing wedding dresses according to your destination can be a slight task. With this article on tips on how to choose a destination wedding dress, you should have no problem picking out a gown.
Wedessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 5, 2018
Opting to have your wedding away from where you actually stay can be a huge decision because a lot of planning is required for such a wedding. Buying a wedding dress for a destination wedding is no different from buying a normal one.

After all you want a dress that is trendy, gorgeous, and makes you feel like a million bucks. In this article, we give you tips that help you pick out the perfect wedding dress and give you a lowdown on the trends that are taking the bridal dress world by storm.
Choosing the Right Destination Wedding Dresses
If you are getting married away from your hometown then there are several things that you will have to pay attention to. Added to this, the stress that can come from choosing the perfect wedding dress that also reflects the beauty of the place that you are getting married at.

There are many things to keep in mind while choosing the perfect destination wedding dress. We give you some tips that will make your job easy.
Location Friendly Choices
  • Get acquainted with the seasonal conditions of the place you are getting married at. Choose a heavy fabric if you are getting married in a cold area or in the winter season, and lighter fabric for a beach or a summer wedding.
  • A wedding dress with a long trail is not appropriate for a beach wedding whereas, a long trail will look elegant for a castle, or a garden destination wedding.
Things to Keep in Mind
  • If you have a morning wedding, then choose a dress with lace and ruffles. For an evening wedding, choose a gown that has embellishments and a slight, subtle shimmer.
  • Shipping the wedding dress can be a tedious affair, so choose a boutique that ships your wedding dress to your specified destination, or you have to buy an extra seat for your dress.
  • Choose the wedding location near to the place you are staying at. Your guests can have a hard time figuring out the route to your destination.
You also need to ensure that you can find a professional cleaner where you are getting married. If you need to steam your dress on your own, then all you need to do is to close the bathroom door and allow the hot water to run to steam up the bathroom.

You can hang the dress in the bathroom to steam it. This will ensure that the dress does not have the rumpled look that it may have from the traveling.
Trends and Destination friendly Dresses
If you check the latest trends for wedding dresses, you will notice that there are many designs that you can actually opt for. Once you have kept the factors mentioned above in mind, there aren't many restrictions on you.

Let us take a look at the trends for wedding dresses in 2018 that you may like to choose from.
A Sparkle of Black
a bride with a short wedding dress and a black stripe around the waist
This year, don't shy away from adding a tinge of black to your wedding dress. Be it a black sash, black gloves, or a black corset. They blend perfectly with your white wedding gown. These dresses look amazing at a beach, or a castle wedding.
Something Borrowed
blue wedding dresses
The designers have taken the something old, something new, and something borrowed quite literally, and they made a blue wedding dress, and the dress looks mesmerizing.

A 3-D floral embroidery on the dress looks out of the world. Ditch the classic white gown this time, and go for this mesmerizing beauty! This dress will look amazing in a garden, or an exotic castle wedding.
Shorter the Better
short wedding dresses
For ages we have seen full length wedding gowns, now is the time to say hi to modernism. All the daddy's princesses look out for this dress. It's oh-so pretty and sexy at the same time.

This is the most ideal summer wedding dress. Wear it for a beach, hill side, or a morning wedding and this will definitely leave your would-be husband tongue-tied.
Collarbone is Alluring
off shoulder wedding dresses
Off shoulder, and cold shoulder cuts have been trending for a long time now. These trends are also seen in wedding dresses now. The off-shoulder wedding dresses look extremely elegant and super chic. Its a great way to show off your super sexy collarbone.

A tea length off shoulder looks classy and formal. A long gown with tulle off shoulder also looks beautiful and pretty. These dresses can be worn for a royal castle, backyards, terrace or garden weddings.
Lace and Lace Everywhere
lace wedding dress
Using lace on wedding gowns is common. Lace on corsets, sleeves, or placed briefly along the dress has always enhanced the beauty of the dress. So this time why not wear a dress full of lace!

A lacy dress will definitely give you a defining elegance. A strapless, off shoulder or a full sleeve lace dress looks amazing at garden, backyard, terrace, or castle weddings.
Ruffles and Frills
ruffle wedding dresses
A heavily embroider, or lace corset, and ruffles underneath look extremely gorgeous. You can also use a long trail made of ruffles and frills. A mermaid ruffle dress is hands- down the best best option if you want to flaunt your figure.

A ruffle dress can make you look like a pretty doll, or can make you look alluring, the choice is yours. This dress would look amazing for a castle, garden, terrace, or backyard wedding. A ruffle dress without a long trail can be worn for a beach wedding.
Feathery Makeover
feather wedding dresses
Feathers are making its way into the wedding dress so there is no harm wearing a feather dress. The feathers can be placed uniformly around one shoulder, or an embellished corset with feathers below also looks pretty.

The feathers gives out a princess look. These dresses can be worn for a beach wedding or a castle wedding.
Fur Jackets
Snow Bouquet
This particular dress is strictly for a winter wedding. A beautiful thick long gown with a fur jacket does a pretty good job at keep you warm, and at the same time keeping you stylish. So don't shy away from keeping a winter wedding because fur jackets will surely solve all your issues.
Shades of Pink and Nude
pink and nude wedding dresses
This year why not try a color other than white? This year you will see wedding dress in the shades of blush, pink, and nudes. How cool is that! You can wear the shades of pink and nudes in any length you wish, and style as you want, and no matter what, you will look oh- so beautiful.

Short, midi or full length dresses made of light material can be worn for a beach wedding, whereas long trail dresses, ruffle, mermaid gowns look extremely gorgeous for a garden, or a exotic castle wedding.
We went through some of the latest trends of 2018 but there are a few more trends that are quite popular. A high neck dress has made a comeback. A tea length dress looks extremely gorgeous and we absolutely love those dresses.

Giant bows, and bows on the shoulder have also made a grand comeback. Bridal suits, pants, and jumpsuits are something that caught our eyes, in a true sense that was something very unique.

These are just some of the more popular designs for wedding dresses in 2018. As long as you keep the theme of the wedding in mind and understand what is needed from the dress for a particular location, you can experiment as much as you want with your wedding dress.