A traditional wedding dress looks different in each culture. With so many modern wedding dress designs it’s hard to find a traditional dress these days. Every culture has different standards for what a traditional wedding dress looks like. So, we’ve done our best to gather inspiration from different cultures to inspire brides from everywhere!
Traditional Wedding Dress
American – Traditional Wedding Dress
Most weddings in America traditionally follow the white wedding theme. This tradition comes from the virgin bride which should always wear white as a sign of purity. Although brides can choose any color to wed in, lighter shades are recommended. For the classy bride, she should wear a dress that is covered. A modest dress is suitable for a classy bride as she is being given away by her father. Here are some examples…
Indian – Traditional Wedding Dress
The traditional Indian wedding dress is called a sari or a lehenga according to the region. Unlike America wedding ceremonies, brides avoid wearing white. Since white is a color or mourning, weddings in the Indian culture are very colorful and bright. In fact, red is considered the most auspicious color among Hindus.
Asian – Traditional Wedding Dress
Asian wedding garments are some of the most beautiful wedding dresses. Since every country’s traditional cultural gowns in this region has its own outstanding style and beauty, there are so many different options. In fact, and Oriental Asian Bride in the Chinese tradition may look something like this; Red Floral Long Sleeve Chinese Cheongsam Robe Dress.
Armenian – Traditional Wedding Dress
Armenian weddings are so beautiful and special. In fact, we have many Armenian brides that use our services. First, their traditional wedding dress depends on region as well as religion. Often times if the couple is living in America, they tend to apart the modern culture. However, this doesn’t happen for every family. So, let’s look at both types of Armenian brides.
We hope this has been a fun eye opening experience to show you just how much the wedding industry has evolved as well as society. Traditions are a beautiful part of every culture, and there are so many more cultures but we choose the big four!