Chiffon is a chic and pleasing to the eye material. It makes for a miracle wedding dress. It is interesting that, in French, the direct translation of chiffon means cloth or rag. It is the only word with French roots that express the elegance and weightless of this fabric.

A chiffon wedding dress emphasizes the feminine parts of a brides body. Chiffon allows the wedding dress designer to create many floating silhouettes, which look very romantic. It is important to look dreamy and feminine on the most significant and happy day of a woman’s life. Windswept panels, multilayer, and couture drapes will give the essential impression to the dress.

Nowadays, most chiffon wedding dress designs are inspired from ancient Greco-Roman chic looks. There are the Helen of Troy inspired models, which will make the bride the most gorgeous among women. Simply wearing the dress makes a woman feel like a symbol of beauty. As remembered, Helen of Troy was not only a icon of men`s dreams, she was one of the main reasons for the Trojan war. It means, wearing a mythically stunning dress – one should be careful to avoid the wrath of the jealous Greek goddesses!

Chiffon wedding dresses are also designed in a trendy vintage style. The glamour look comes from the legendary 1950s, with dresses having embroidered beading in ivory, white or pearl. Details, such as ruffles, couture cuts, hand-draping or beaded silk covering make vintage-inspired chiffon dresses unforgettable. Luxurious accessories, such as bracelets, earrings, and silk wraps will finish the elegant star-look.

Chiffon wedding dresses have different silhouettes, mostly column and a-line. Column dresses make athletic figures with broad shoulders more feminine. A-line chiffon wedding dresses help to slim the figure. Chiffon wedding dresses gently cover curvy shapes with sheer and light fabric and do not add weight or volume to the figure. High empire waist silhouettes make a woman’s figure longer and complement any bust size.

Chiffon wedding dresses are also comfortable for brides. Silk chiffon has a light weight and airy structure. Unique features of silk make it cool when the outside air temperature is hot. For most women, their wedding day will be a long one with a lot of actions and emotions. And it is so important to look fresh and relaxed, because the pictures, video and memories of the wedding day will stay with the bride for all her life. The wedding day will be more enjoyable and will leave better memories if the bride wears a dress, which helps to feel excellent in it.

Chiffon dresses are feather light, even if they are designed with many layers and have complicated details and shapes. Its light weight makes them easy for transportation. It is also easier (and cheaper) to iron and clean a chiffon dress, than most of others. Chiffon wedding dresses look great anywhere – on the beach, in the garden or in the city. Silk windswept cascades of transparent chiffon accompany ocean waves in one duet of a seaside wedding. Simple and charming chiffon dresses with floral elements or with clean architectural lines are great for the outside reception in the blooming garden. Roman style chiffon gowns will seem to fit naturally between Italian columns. It makes the chiffon wedding dress a perfect choice for the destination wedding.

Source by Elena Marchese