Bridal Style: The Hopeless Romantic

Are you a hopeless romantic at heart? Drawn to all things dreamy, whimsical, and glamorous? Have you been dreaming of your wedding day since you were a child? The hopeless romantic bridal look is ethereal, timeless, and delicate. In this blog post, we will explore the charming hopeless romantic bridal style; with suggestions for your hair, makeup, dress, and finishing romantic touches.

The Look

A long floating skirt is the epitome of the hopeless romantic wedding dress; when picking your dress, go for layers of netting and light, floaty fabrics. As Lauren Kay, a writer for the knot, notes: “Your gown should be soft and flowing – with just a hint of drama.” Choosing a dress in a pale pastel shade is another glamorous option and will leave a memorable impression on all your wedding guests. Soft blushes, pale golds, and delicate creams are all brilliant choices for a fairytale feel.

A striking sweetheart neckline, a Basque waistline, or an off-the-shoulder bodice, are all endearing potential choices for any hopeless romantic. For the stylish finishing touches, we recommend going for delicate lace details (lace sleeves would be particularly striking) and intricate beading. In terms of accessories, go for subtle pieces, such as a delicate necklace or some dangling crystal earrings.

For the bridesmaid dresses, we suggest going for a ‘worn’ fabric, in a dusty rose, lilac, or icy blue. When considering the bouquets, a colourful array of wildflowers or the classic rose; in white, red, or pink, are timeless choices.

Hair and Makeup

Relaxed hair and makeup is ideal for the hopeless romantic; dewy skin and nude toned pinks and blushes will perfectly set your wedding look. Natural and fresh faced is the name of the game, so you may want to keep your exfoliator and moisturiser topped up in the weeks leading up to your big day. Long, fluttery lashes will give you that coveted doe-eyed appeal; we suggest purchasing some natural-looking false lashes or organising eyelash extensions.

For the hair: soft loose waves, or relaxed plaits, will look effortlessly charming. In addition, you may also like to adorn your hair with a flower garland, a single rose, or some crystal beading.

A close up of a pink rose

Romantic Final Touches

There are many other endearing romantic touches that you can bring to your big day: we love the idea of presenting your personal favours in heart shaped boxes. Treat bags can be filled with bubbles, candies, and romantic quotes from films and books, and you could also include snippets from the love letters of historical legends. For another sweet touch, the wedding invitations can be handwritten or printed in a swirling fairytale font.

Now that you’re all set to wow in your fairytale dress, you might like to take a look at one of our elegant wedding venues.

If you have any questions relating to having your wedding at St Audries Park, please don't hesitate to call Sally via the contact details below:


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