Finding the perfect wedding dress is one of the biggest tasks for a bride to be. But more often than not, the lingerie under the dress is left until the last minute, but wearing the right lingerie under your wedding dress can affect the way your wedding dress looks dramatically, so we’ve written this piece to help you find the perfect bridal lingerie for your perfect dress.
Do I really need to wear a bra?
Lingerie should be giving you the support and not the wedding dress, good underwear will make all the difference when streamlining and sculpting your silhouette on your big day and enhance your beautiful dress to the maximum.
Buy the Dress Before the Lingerie
For obvious reasons, it’s important to buy the dress before the lingerie as you need to know the style of bridal lingerie you’re looking for. Once you have the dress and are going to fittings, it’s a great idea to take your lingerie with you. Your dress fitter may even look at sewing your lingerie into your dress.
What style of lingerie should I opt for?
From contour, to plunge style or long line, there are plenty of choices when it comes to your bridal lingerie, so you will need to consider what look and shape will match the shape of your dress. If you have any questions, you can always contact us and we can guide you through to choosing the right pieces for you.
Do I need shapewear?
Depending on the type and fabric of dress you opt for, you may want to invest in some shapewear. If you are wearing a fitted dress or a slinky fabric then you may want to opt for shapewear to smooth the silhouette, but if you’re wearing a full dress then you probably don’t need it.
Do I need just one set of lingerie for my wedding day?
Depending on your dress you may want to opt for daywear lingerie and some to slip into in the evening. It may be an idea to wear your more practical lingerie under your wedding dress and opt for a different choice for the wedding night. Take a look at some night lingerie options here
If you are wearing stockings, don’t forget to take a spare pair of stockings if you ladder the first ones.
Think about the honeymoon too, you may want to take some additional lingerie for romantic evenings and if you’re honeymooning in a beach location the you may also want to consider some super special swimwear.