Are you set on making a style statement at your wedding? Well, one sure way to do that would be to wear a wedding suit! That’s right. Catch everyone off guard and walk down the aisle in trousers, slacks, a jumpsuit, a pantsuit, or whatever you wish to call it. This would be a posh and practical choice for an urban themed wedding, a ceremony at City Hall, or a chic “destination elopement.” See the 10 style examples we found, showing how you can combine tailored and feminine elements—for a rad, yet radiant bridal look!
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Still all in wedding white, the overall lines of these suits are clean and crisp, creating a slim silhouette. You may opt for tailored touches like trouser-and-jacket combos, tuxedo-like lapels, pockets, and buttons.Or go for softer feminine detailing. Think fluid fabrics—sheer or silky or flowery lace, gentle draping, a bare shoulder, a hip cowl or turtleneck, the drama of a peplum accent, or the illusion of a tulle train.
2 – Azzi and Osta jumpsuit, via Style Vitae
3 – Donna Karan Resort 2014, via Vogue
4 – Salvage pants by Toni Maticevski, paired with a turtleneck top
More design details that give a nod to the lady in you, despite the style choice of slacks. Perhaps the vintage look of flowery lace fabric and sweet cap sleeves. Or the daring bare back of a tied halter top, embellishments such as embroidery or beadwork, a sheer shoulder wrap. Then, of course, there are the bridal accessories you can add—a metallic clutch, lace gloves, high-heeled pumps or strappy sandals.
So does the idea of a wedding suit appeal to the modern bride in you? With these fab examples as inspiration, it’s certainly an option, isn’t it?