Bridal Looks For Small Weddings From Pronovias    

by Suzanne Wales 

Feel 100% fabulous at your small wedding with these beautiful dresses.

Cutting down your guest list or a sudden change of venue doesn’t mean having to give up your dream.

Whether it’s because of local restrictions, eco-friendly concerns, or just adapting the ceremony to the ‘new normal’, small weddings and civil weddings are trending.

The Traditional Small Wedding

DEBORAH - Pronovias

CARLYLE - Pronovias

Hopefully, you can still stick to your plans for a religious wedding, but travel and other restrictions have forced you to rethink the scale. Consider making the venue look less ‘empty’ by filling it with huge floral arrangements, or even photos of guests that are unable to make it – a gesture they are sure to appreciate.

Pronovias simple wedding dresses are perfect for pared-down religious ceremonies; think classic A-line silhouettes that express the romantic essence of the occasion. (And lets face it, what the world needs now is love.)

The elegant ‘New Drapes’ from Pronovias 2021 collection encapsulate the intimacy of a traditional small wedding with youthful, goddess looks featuring softly gathered skirts and precisely measured adornment.

The Private, Intimate Wedding

GINNY - Pronovias

LURENE - Atelier Pronovias

These days, there are more opportunities than ever to host a private wedding and get creative with a highly personalized experience. Short-term rental platforms offer a host of venues for private weddings that can express your style, from sleek and contemporary beach villas to historic country estates. Pronovias can perfectly match your dream dress to your choice of venue.

For brides who lean towards a Downton Abbey vibe with all the upper-class trimmings, a timeless and lacy ball gown style gown such as Ginny will rise to the occasion. Is modern luxury more your speed?  Then a stunning minimalist wedding gown is for you. With its striking geometry, Lurene will dazzle in modern architectural settings.

The City Hall Wedding

LOTTE - Atelier Pronovias

TD STYLE 137 - The Party Edit

Whether by new circumstances or personal choice, more and more brides are booking slots at their local city hall to take their vows.

While it’s perfectly ok to wear a long dress to this type of city wedding, most brides prefer a short style in order to move around more freely, perhaps even strolling in the arms of their new life partner to the celebration venue.

Lotte is a short wedding dress that doesn't shortchange on glamor or style. Crafted in luxurious mikado, and with spectacular beaded embroidery over the bodice and draped tulip skirt, it can be combined with a detachable overskirt to create a contemporary train effect.

Along with short lengths, colored dresses are trending for civil weddings. For something unconventional yet still completely elegant, check out the gorgeous occasion dresses from The Party Edit, where you will find a host of long and short options for budget-minded brides.

Have you already bought your dress? Don’t worry. Our bridal accessories can adapt its look for a different type of ceremony to the one originally planned. See our range of jackets and capes if yours has moved outdoors, or hair accessories should you suddenly wish to forgo a veil.

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