Elopement outfits – dress to express as well as impress
Elopement outfit… Where to start? The big question for any kind of event/occasion/gathering of people is ‘what should I wear?’ and that’s no exception for weddings, not even elopement weddings! For a big-120-guest-summer-wedding it’s a lot easier for you to pick your dress, am I right? It’s pretty standard, big white wedding = big white wedding dress. So where does that leave you for your Elopement wedding outfit? A non-traditional wedding surely means non-traditional attire? Wrong. The thing I love about elopement weddings is the freedom they give you! Because elopement weddings are small, intimate, personal, and (above all) a brand new concept, there is no dress code or accepted attire, and it is great.
I love wedding dresses. I love the way they reflect the personality of the bride (when done right, of course). What is so great about picking your elopement outfit is that you’ve got even more freedom to express yourself and your intimate wedding through what you wear. Don’t believe me? Okay, I’ll just show you!
Let’s start with a bit (or a lot!) of lace…
These gorgeous brides embraced the current bridal trend of wonderful lace and ran with it. Would you go for a lace dress?
Or why not go for something more traditional? It might only be a small wedding, but it is still your ‘big day’! Alice chose this fabulous ballgown style wedding dress for her elopement outfit, and Sarah’s slim a-line gown was a favourite of her daughter’s!
Or maybe you’d rather something sweet and practical? What a great excuse to buy a totally awesome pair of shoes!
I’ve loved seeing some of the winter accessories coming into play as part of our bride’s elopement outfits. Furry shrug anyone? I think I’d be so cosy I’d just fall asleep!
And I especially adored Aimee’s lace and fur combination!
Why not mix it up a bit and explore a different colour? That’s the beauty of elopement outfits; you really can do what you want.
Amber looks so comfortable in her flouncy grey skirt, which is of course the most important thing to be on your wedding day. And isn’t Leanne’s short number such a glorious colour?!
Beautiful! You could of course take a leaf out of Kristy’s book and be totally unique and choose a dress that really just expresses you. Isn’t her dress amazing?!
Love that belt! We mustn’t forget about the bridesmaids and the men… Their elopement outfits are important too (just not quite as important as yours… We won’t tell them that though…).
The one thing you might want to consider adding to your elopement outfit is a pair of wellie boots… They do make for some brilliant photos!
Phew, I’m all outfitted out! Just a couple of credits as always to our super talented suppliers…
Flowers: Amanda Randell.
Hop on over to our Elopement Weddings page for more info.