Black wedding dresses
As we’ve shown you in previous posts, bold, bright colors have been walking down bridal runways all over the world in recent months. At the other end of the spectrum, we’ve seen plenty of black wedding gowns.
While black has most commonly been associated with mourning, the color has also long played a role in weddings. Centuries ago, Roman Catholic brides in Spain would wear black lace wedding dresses to show their devotion til death. Even as recently as the 1930s, brides would wear their ‘Sunday best’ – often a black or dark-colored dress or suit – to get married.
Times have changed since then, but black accents can add elegance and sophistication to a wedding gown without looking goth.
Here are just a few ways the color black is making its mark on bridal fashion:
And don’t forget, style icon Sarah Jessica Parker famously wore a black wedding dress when she married fellow actor Matthew Broderick in 1997:
Would you wear a black wedding gown? Maybe some black bridal accessories? We like this monochromatic look!