There’s no denying the allure of wedding dresses. Unlike celebrities who wear expensive frocks on a weekly basis, our wedding day is one of the few occasions where we can wear a magical dress. Which is likely why so many people default to layers of tulle, chiffon and organza when it comes to their big-day attire. But what if dresses just aren’t your thing? Instead, we recommend striding down the aisle in a bridal trouser suit.
It’s by no means a trend exclusive to 2018, though. Grainy shots from 1971 of Bianca Jagger wearing her ivory bridal suit (albeit a skirt in lieu of trousers) will be a firm fixture on every fashion-obsessed bride’s Pinterest boards for years to come. But it seems this is indeed the year of the two-piece, as evidenced by fashion director Alex Carl, who opted for a chic Racil tuxedo for her nuptials. Made in Chelsea veteran Millie Mackintosh also channelled her inner Jagger when she exchanged her vows in a flounced set, complete with a wide-brimmed hat. Emily Ratajkowski also bucked all traditions in her mustard-coloured suiting from Zara.
Now all you need is the perfect pair of shoes to round off your bridal look.
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