Fan-pleated bodices are another wedding dress feature that you will notice walking down the runway at the most elegant designer Spring shows. Strapless, fan-pleated bodices arenâ��t right for everyone, but theyâ��re an eye-catching accent for the bride who isnâ��t excessively endowed. Not all pleating is fanned, however. Some of the prettiest & most elegant designs feature ruched bodices & horizontal bands of pleating across the bodice, or vertically pleated satin & taffeta. Pleated Bodices Hems are also getting the pleated treatment, along with flounces & tiers of lace. Some of the most elegant hem treatments include trumpet flares edged with lace or flounced with ruched netting. From the Vineyard Collection, the Ivy wedding dress model is the final in simple elegance, a fitted sheath dress of silk & organza that features bands of satin detailing at the bodice & the hem. Hem Treatments
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The materials used to make a wedding gown are of the major factors in determining the cut & the drape of the dress. The most elegant styles are those that move & flow together with your body. Amazing fabrics for wedding dresses include silk in its lots of variations, including shantung & charmeuse. Other materials that are historically used in elegant wedding gown design include organza, satin & tulle, but of the most elegant designs of this season is a simple fit-to-flare gown made in chiffon & lace.
The Holly, from the Vineyard Collection, features pasta straps, lace over chiffon as well as a flared skirt with insets of net that generate an elegant sweep. Materials Lace of the most used laces in wedding dresses 2012 design is Alencon lace, sometimes called the Queen of Lace. This embroidered lace is handmade, & highly prized for the fine needlework of the cording that makes up the designs. Alencon lace is often embellished with beading & metallic thread. Other lace that may be used in elegant wedding designs include Battenburg lace & Venetian lace. Handmade Belgian lace, sometimes called Princess lace, may even be used in net overlays or for wedding veils.