Modern ways to add 80s detail to your wedding dress

Modern ways to add 80s detail to your wedding dress

When we think of 80s fashion, cheesy is one word that comes to mind. The popular style of the decade involved tons of primary colour, oversized shapes and lots of lace.

While some may not look fondly on the fashion of the time, fusing retro style elements into modern style is very on trend right now. Popular style icons are influenced by iconic trends from the 80s, 90s and early 2000s, and these can be seen from the catwalk to the streets, as well as bridal styles.

Typical 80s trends like puffed sleeves, full skirts, lace detailing and sparkling applique dominated the day. Here are a few ways to incorporate the 80s into your wedding dress in a modern way.

Drama on the shoulder:

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And this is how I'm feeling on this Sunday! I'm enjoying the sun and spending time with family. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ This amazing bride is gracing the site in her boho garden party meets green room afterparty. I love it so much! ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Such an incredible infusion of their personality and uniqueness including a “Matrimonial Chest of Weed”. Yep you read that right!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Visit the blog to read all about it!!! ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Bride: @themagpiejac | Photographer: @aroodphoto | Wedding Dress: @missstellayork from @dellacurva | Bridesmaid Dresses: @boden_clothing | Makeup: @nicolevanvelzer | Hairstylist: @viviankellie | Bridal Crown: @ericaelizabethprettythings | ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #prettypearbride #curvybride

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Puff sleeves are back! #linkinbio . Feature . Photographer @vanitas_life⁠⠀ Planning & Coordination @vanitas_life & @jacquioflorals⁠⠀ Venue @combermere_abbey⁠⠀ Cake @_hannahmatilda_ cake ⁠⠀ Florals @_hannahmatilda_ florals @jacquioflorals ⁠⠀ Wedding Dress @emma_beaumont_atelier ⁠⠀ HMUA @michelleyatesmuha ⁠⠀ Venue Stylist @desiredweddingsandoccasions Stationery @hollieleighdesigns⁠ Model @laraodonoghue .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ .⁠⠀ #puffedsleeveweddingdress #puffsleeveweddingdress #weddingdress #weddinggown #bridalgown #bridalstyle #bridalfashion #stylishbride #bridalinspo #emmabeaumontweddingdress #emmabeaumont #coutureweddingdress #weddingbouquet #weddingbouquetideas #bridalboutuqet #weddingflowers #weddinglowerideas #instaflowers #flowerstagram #flowerpron #weddingideas #weddinginspo #weddingday #weddingplanning #bridetobe #rockmywedding #yourdayourway #RMWthelist #whenyousayyes⁠⠀

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I really miss the all the creative collaborations that are usually going on behind the scenes…. Was poised for an exciting one with @elizabethscakeemporium in March that was scheduled for what turned out to be the first week of lockdown 😭😭 ….. and we’d managed to secure the modelling skills of actress @harrietsamuelgray so know it was going to be a cracker 😭😭 Hopefully we will able to safely reschedule in the not too distant future 🤞 Here’s Harriet in a beautiful shoot I was involved in last year with another fab team…. Styling: @braidandbloom Photography:@rebeccasearlephotography Hair @wildrosebridalhair + @treats4hair Makeup @bluevanillabeauty Location @sissinghurstlocationhouse Dress Designer @joflemingdesign Model @harrietsamuelgray Flowers @emmasflowerdesign Prop hire @villagevintagehire #laceweddingdress #2021bride #2021wedding #highneckweddingdress #longsleeveweddingdress #creativecollaborations

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Flouncy, flouncy:

Devil in the detail:

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