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Picking the Perfect Wedding Dress Fabric

Wedding Dress Fabric Types

  The wedding dress is quite possibly one of the most important factors to planning your wedding. Not only is it one of the most important, it is also one of the most exciting! But, that doesn’t mean it’s one of the easiest tasks you will face. When it comes to selecting the perfect dress for your big day, it is important to consider a few different factors that go into choosing your wedding dress. One of those factors is fabric type.

The same style of wedding dress can look and feel significantly different depending on the type of fabric you choose. Perhaps you want a fabric that clings to the shape of your body? Maybe you prefer one that falls away instead? Some fabrics are heavier where others are light as a feather. With all the beautiful brides we have photographed as a Muslim wedding photographer South Carolina, we have definitely seen what an amazing variety of wedding dresses there are out there. Here, our team at Saiaf Films, lists a variety of wedding dress fabrics to help guide you in selecting the perfect material for your amazing event.

In no particular order:

https://saiaffilms.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/IMG_9420-Edit.jpgChiffon: Extremely popular due to it’s ability to layer perfectly for overskirts, wraps or sleeves. This material is lightweight, delicate and sheer.

Tulle: This fabric is made out of silk, rayon or nylon. It is usually used for skirts or veils.

Silk: Extremely popular, and probably the most sought-after wedding dress fabric. Available in a variety of textures such as raw silk and silk mikado. One of the most expensive wedding dress fabrics.

Polyester: Fairly inexpensive. Can be sewn or woven into nearly anything. Lightweight and flexible for a variety of styles.

Rayon: Closely related to silk. Lightweight, inexpensive and can be easily sewn on in a variety of wedding dress locations (skirt, sleeves, neckline, etc.) https://saiaffilms.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2.jpg

Pique: This is a knit-like fabric that has a honeycomb or waffle wave appearance. The underside of the fabric remains flat and smooth while the top gives a puffed up appearance.

Satin: Also extremely popular. Satin is a smooth yet heavy material that gives off a shiny appearance.

Not quite sure what wedding dress fabric may work best for your special day? Feel free to browse through our collection of beautiful brides we have had the privilege of capturing on the their wedding days. Also, be sure to check back on our blog as we are always sharing great tips and ideas for planning your wedding event!