Spring is finally here in NY and I’m finding myself looking at most unlikely places for inspiration – such as bridal wear. It all started when I saw this magical dress:
Photo: Kelly Devoto | more pics here
OMG! A unicorn dress! I can’t have it because it’s from 2 years ago! My life is over! Etc!
I even went as far as to email the maker, Mori Lee, to see if they would consider bringing it back (can you image how many would buy it?!?!). Before I knew it, I was snooping around bridal websites for spring inspiration – after all, the most interesting stuff happens on the clasp of genres. I’m intrigued by the idea of bridal recycling, too – who said you can’t reuse the pretty stuff you wore at your wedding?
- Vintage bridesmaid’s dresses (the lacey kind, from the 60s and 70s) dresses make fabulous cocktail frocks
- Lace gloves look stunning with sleeveless dresses a-la Audrey Hepburn or 3/4 sleeve jackets
- Wedding veils can add whimsy to any outfit – try dying them different colors with fabric dyes!
- And, last but not least, shoes – cream, off-white and even pure white can look beautiful on a sunny spring day!
Can you believe these?!
I would totally wear these blue-soled (!) Christian Louboutins on a regular day. Come to think of it, my glass slippers were originally marketed as bridal footwear – I just added the taffeta.
Deerlings: what do you think of the idea of mixing in bridal into everyday wear? Or should we leave it hanging in the closet?