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Modernism and minimalism are a perfect match, especially in the realm of bridal fashion. Today’s modern brides are saying farewell to traditional ball gowns and embracing a sleek, sophisticated, and minimalistic style with sheath wedding dresses!

If you are a modern bride and shopping for your wedding dress, here are five reasons why a sheath dress shape should be at the top of your list:

1. Perfect Silhouette

This wedding dress style features a form-fitting silhouette from head to toe. This means that the dress will fit snugly against your torso, hips, and knees. This highlights your curves in all the right places. The straight lines of a sheath dress also create a lengthening effect, making you appear taller and leaner.

The type of body shape that fits best in a sheath dress is an hourglass or rectangle, which leans more toward the petite frame. However, with the right alterations and styling, this dress can also look stunning on pear or inverted triangle body shapes.

2. Suited For Any Venue

For a wedding by the beach or a wedding in a church, a sheath wedding dress will surely fit right in. The simplicity of this style makes it versatile and suitable for any type of wedding venue. You can dress it up with a pair of heels for an elegant indoor wedding. Or go barefoot with beachy waves for a more relaxed outdoor ceremony.

3. Works In All Seasons

Sheath wedding dresses are perfect for any season. In the winter, you can look for a sheath wedding dress with long sleeves (like our Desmond & Avignon wedding dresses) or add a faux fur wrap for extra warmth. In the summer, you can opt for an open back (like our Clara & Vaughn wedding dresses) or spaghetti straps to keep cool while still looking stylish.

4. Easy To Accessorise

The modern and minimalist bridal look does not require a lot of accessories. A simple wedding veil, statement earrings, or a necklace are all you need to spruce up your sheath wedding dress. You can also add a pop of colour with some flowers in your hair or a bold lip to make it truly personal.

5. Various Fabric Options

Sheath wedding dresses come in various fabrics. From mikado (like our Tiffany) and tulle (like our Rebel) to georgette (like our Brianna) and satin (like our Roshana), you can find a fabric that suits your style and the season of your wedding. You can even mix fabrics to create a unique look, such as a lace bodice (like our Reilly) with a flowy tulle skirt.

Where Can You Buy Sheath Wedding Dresses In South Africa?

You can buy and rent sheath wedding dresses at Bridal Wardrobe. We are located in Pretoria and Johannesburg, so it doesn’t matter where you are located; we have got you covered. 
So book your appointment with us, and let’s help you achieve the modern look you desire for your big day.

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