The 5 most popular fabrics for wedding dresses. The materials with which wedding dresses are made today are many, but there are some that are certainly among the most popular! Today we reveal what they are and their different characteristics: to know the main fabrics are, in fact, fundamental to choose the right dress, since the fabric (and the line) will depend on the “caratttere” of the wedding dress and other elements of the look, like shoes, hairstyle and wedding makeup .
Here are the 5 most used fabrics for wedding dresses.
Tulle is one of the fabrics that most “represent” the wedding dress. Its very fine weave together with its lightness and transparency make it the perfect fabric to pack both bridal veils but also particularly voluminous dresses with fluffy and wide skirts in modern princess style. It’s the perfect fabric for, particularly romantic weddings!
Another particularly light material is chiffon. It can come from different yarns, both from precious silk and from other synthetic fabrics. Its delicacy and transparency are perfect to create smooth lines and glide and dress empire style dresses. For its lightness, it is very suitable for a summer wedding and for those looking for a natural and ethereal wedding look.
In reality, crêpe is not a real fabric, but a special type of yarn that comes from the processing of silk, wool or synthetic fibers, characterized by a wavy texture and a rippled feel from which it takes its name (Crepe in French) means “crepe”). There are several variations of this process, the most famous is the Georgette crêpe, with a very fine and slightly fluffy texture, similar to chiffon: it is perfect for those looking for simple yet elegant wedding dresses.
Organza, on the other hand, is a type of fabric that can also be made from silk, but it is easier to find it in cotton. Organza is a very sensual fabric, slightly transparent and light as chiffon but characterized by more rigidity, a property that gives it volume but no weight. Its streamers are white or with pearly shades and are perfect for creating abti with very romantic lines …
If you like the most full-bodied clothes, taffeta is the right fabric to make your dress. Produced by the wonderful silk, it has a very rigid and dense structure, visually glossy and very smooth to the touch, in short, perfect for the classic wedding dress with a princely allure.