In today’s society many brides want the traditional white or ivory bridal gown, especially if they are having a big wedding ceremony, but on the other hand they want to make their wedding gown unique to them. Yes, a bride can add embellishments to their gowns in the form of jewelry, seed bead decorations, unique pearl buttons, lace, etc but there is another way and that is to add a bridal sash. A bridal sash is worn around the waist of the bride and sometimes they are also worn by the members of her bridal party. Before adding a bridal sash to your wedding dress there is some things that you need to make sure of such as the color, how much do you want to spend on a bridal sash, does it look good with your wedding dress, does it fit your body type, and should there be some type of adornment on it.
When you are shopping for that special wedding gown the sales clerk in the store or your wedding planner if you are using one can give you some sound advice as to the answers to all of these questions. Because this is going to add to the cost of your wedding gown and possibly to the expense of the bridesmaid and matron of honor dresses you want to make sure that you choose a bridal sash that will flatter the body sizes of you and your wedding party. A bridal sash can cost from thirty dollars and up depending on where you get it from, the style, any embellishments, and type of material used.
In regards to the wedding dress you want to make sure that the bridal sash accents your wedding dress. If you wedding gown is simple and plain you should look for a bridal sash that is a little more lavish and dramatic but you want to make sure that it does not make the wedding gown look over the top.
If you have a short torso you want to make sure that you do not make you look any shorter by dividing the wedding gown in half with a bridal sash of a contrasting color. You would want to make sure that you are choosing a bridal sash that is similar to the color of your wedding gown. The bridal sash should flatter your body type whether it is pear-shaped, apple-shaped, hourglass shaped, short or tall. You want to be beautiful and elegant looking on your wedding day so make sure that you try on several to find the right one