In the 21st century, for a whole slew of reasons, more and more women are remarrying or marrying for the first time...
... at an age where a big frothy frock is not the most appropriate garment in which to walk down the aisle or up the steps of the registry office.
If you are a more mature bride, you want wedding dress that will make you feel gorgeous, glamorous and special, but you probably do not crave the same gown you might have worn if you were walking up the aisle at, say, 25 or 35.
To some degree, your choice will depend on the style of celebration - a registry office demands something chic and, probably short (by which we mean on, or just above, the knee) and a little more formal; for a hotel-style celebration you may want something more “party”, while a beach wedding will have you searching for something long and flowing yet still sophisticated and grown up.
And then there may be additional factors, such as religious requirements that require you to be more covered up, whether you like to reveal the tops of your arms and perhaps even the need for a bit of camouflage for a not-so-firm tum.
Here are a few ideas to get you started on your search for your fabulous mature bride dress.
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