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Even in modern times the wedding dress remains widely recognized as the prominent option for bridal fashion, as a majority Women wish to appear as they’re most soft and feminine selves on their wedding day. But what if you’re a bride wanting to make more of a strong statement?
Thankfully, we’ve had multiple iconic brides serve as inspiration and pioneers of the bridal suit trend over decades past. Who could forget 1971, when Bianca Jagger stunned the world in her choice to don a two piece by Yves Saint Laurent suit when marrying Rolling Stone member Mick Jagger. Or in 2008, when we watched fashionable and funny Sex in the City character Carrie Bradshaw finally marry her on again, off again love interest Mr.Big in a nameless vintage silk suit at the justice of the peace. And what still reigns as the most iconic bridal suit reference for the Black Bride, Solange Knowles powerfully posed in a super chic cape and jumpsuit combo surrounded by her loved ones dressed stylishly in white. A moment that nearly broke the internet in 2014.
Although a suit may not be the right choice for every wedding occasion, it still rests as one of the most poignant choices for the fashion forward bride. As we’ve seen at least one bridal suit included in many of the recent bridal fashion collections. Instantaneously exuding style, confidence, and overall boss energy. It seems designers also can’t deny the power of a bride in pants.
industry and genre of bridal fashion. And whether it’s a suited skirt or pant look, suits are typically a great choice stylistically for anybody and any body.
Considering a bridal suit for your upcoming nuptials? Check out our top 7 picks below!
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Blouson Lace Blazer Dress by Saint Genies
Although a dress technically speaking, this blazer mini is perfect for a bride on the fence of going all the way with a striking suit while still wanting a dress to don. Made perfect with sheer, lace sleeves and a classic yet sublimely designed fit, this number is ideal for brides looking to have an epic style moment on their special day.
ATOL Style 110 by Pronovias
Black in color, crepe in fabric, and sophisticated in aesthetic, this pant suit by Pronovias is simply glorious. Featuring slightly bell bottomed pants with matching bell sleeves with consistent lace linings at every opened seam, this suit is perfect for brides and guests alike and is sure to make an edgy yet elegant splash for your wedding festivities.
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Long Parke Blazer and Eco Cupro Trousers by J. Crew
This cream suit is not only stunningly chic but size inclusive and budget and eco-friendly. With size availability ranging from a 00 to a 24, this suit is perfect for brides looking for a relaxed fit and simple enough design that they can dress up or down with accessories and through styling.
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Galina Signature Embellished Jumpsuit by David’s Bridal
Featuring intricate and glamorous embellishments and a delicate tulle train extending from its stunningly corseted bodice, this jumpsuit by David’s Bridal is sure to turn heads. Despite it’s simplicity, the details are what make this suit stand out from the crowd and it’s design is a universal fit that is sure to look good on every bride who tries it on.
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“Josephine” Gold Bridal Suit by Daughters of Simone
Far from traditional, this glimmering gold suit is perfect for opulent brides looking to make a bold statement for their nuptials. With lamé brocade filling every crevice of he fabric, this suit stands on its own without too much added accessorizing or styling; making it perfect for a bride looking for something minimal in approach but grand in theory.
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“Cornelia” Double-Breasted Linen-Canvas Suit by Guiliva Heritage
Having a summer or spring ceremony and not into the whole dress idea? Then this linen-canvas, cream short suit was made for you. A bold and non-traditional choice for many, this suit is perfect for brides looking for comfort, ease, and simplicity in their wedding day look.
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Peplum Noble Skirt Suit by Liberowe
For the brides who are looking for the perfectly classic and stunningly chic suit of their dreams, look no further than this timeless and sublimely crafted blazer and skirt combo from Liberowe. Made with 100% duchess silk, responsible fabric, and in the heart of London, this look will be iconic for your memories and the art of fashion for years to come.
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Written by contributing fashion writer, Kennedi LéShea.