Are you a winter bride and looking out for the perfect cover-up for the most special day of your life? Then congratulations, you are in luck! The chilly cold weather is just around the corner (or if you are in the States, it’s well and truly here). And that clearly means delightful warm cocktails, some hot chocolate, evergreen decor, and an abundance of the warm glow of candlelight, and all the romance of a winter wedding! No wonder winter weddings surely come with a heck lot of things a bride needs to put down in her wedding planning checklist! One of the things about winter weddings is that it means that brides in light dresses will surely be turning blue while they are getting clicked for their wedding photographs!
Don’t worry, today, we have brought you a round-up of our favorite coats and winter bridal cover-ups to leave you feeling toasty, or at least a little less exposed to the chilly elements, on your wedding day. Indeed there are endless ways to choose an ideal cover-up for your winter wedding. If you want to keep it classic, a faux fur coat or feather stoles will do the work. In fact, the light colorful cardigans and patterned sweaters will make peppy cover-ups while still keeping things pretty feminine and subtle! And lastly, vintage shawls, capes, and hoods add a touch of glamor, or something sheer and sparkly is a light accessory that won’t change up your bridal look too much.
Don’t get all confused, just scroll down to check our best beautiful bridal cover-ups and choose the one that suits you best for your wedding day look!
Whether you are a modern, classic, alternative, or boho bride, we have everything for every bride! As we don’t want any bride to turn blue on her wedding day. So, all the boho brides out there, you can go for the lace bolero for your winter boho wedding dress cover-ups! No doubt, lace boleros are very intricate and soft, and to some extent, we think that it will be the only accessory that you might need for your wedding day to outshine! Lace Boleros add both shoulder coverage and some sparkle and glitter to your wedding dress (if you are going for a strapless wedding dress, then viola, you will look incredible!). Trust us you will look more stunning than ever with an elegant piece of lace bolero!
Winter season is here, and if you are planning an outdoor wedding just like Phoebe from FRIENDS planned, then we are sure that you need something quite solid to keep you warm throughout the celebration. To keep yourself away from frostbites, nothing will keep you warmer than the beautiful and cozy furry wrap. You can gracefully pair with it an earthly flower crown for a total boho look!
No wonder this delicate and lovely piece of accessory won’t necessarily keep you warm, but it is too stunning and sexy not to share. Do you remember that beaded cape that Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone wore on Cannes’ 2018 red carpet? It was purely enchanting and magical! You can also opt for something like that for your winter wedding. Choose a wedding gown with a simple strapless neckline to keep the focus on your breathtaking beaded capelet!
Tuxedo Jacket never gets out of fashion. It is one of the fashion trends that keep on repeating with various twists! Remember when model-cum-actress Cara Delevingne was all over the media and was praised for her bold outfit choice for the royal wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor? She was without any doubt a trendsetter! Her traditional formal Emporio Armani tuxedo with top hat and black heel took the fashion industry by a storm! If you inspire her, then you can also rock your wedding look with a stylish and classic tuxedo jacket! Whether you are planning for a black-tie affair or simply want to have a more sophisticated and elegant cover-up for your winter wedding look, an ultra-white tuxedo jacket is exactly what you need to set the trend for all the soon-to-be brides! Pair it with your sheath silhouette or fit-and-flare wedding dress and attain the look of perfect touch of glam and chic!
If you want to add some more sparkle and glitter to your wedding dress, a bright sequined cardigan or jacket never goes out of fashion! A shining, shimmery, and beaded sequin cardigan or jacket will surely be fancy, functional, and full of personality! You can elegantly pair it up with a strapless or deep-plunge sheath style wedding dress with an intricate front work!
When you are planning a classic winter wedding, finding a cute and incredible cover-up to wear over your look is almost as important as finding the perfect wedding dress! Without a second thought, an elegant faux fur jacket will add an unexpected layer of warmth to you during your winter wedding! If you need inspiration, you can always check out actress Nora Kirkpatrick’s white and furry faux fur jacket that she wore on her wedding day! You can never know how cozy and glitzy a faux fur jacket will look over you! The moment you will take off that outwear, you in your radiating wedding dress will take all your wedding guests’ breath away! You can pair this incredible winter piece with a revealing off-the-shoulder wedding dress!
Weddings and velvets always go hand in hand! Not only this fabric is chic and gives an edgy look but it will also be a perfect winter cover-up for your wedding day! Choose a bold velvet blazer to couple with your wedding dress, and ta-da! There you are, creating history and taking Instagram by a storm! A velvet blazer will not only add contrast to your beautiful white wedding dress but it will also give you the chance to wear it long after your honeymoon! Honeymoon and velvet blazer (more of a designer robe), clearly reminds us of a popular Bollywood actress, Priyanka Chopra Jonas! The actress clearly and elegantly proved that you can totally get away with a velvet robe in public.
Remember the time when Sin City actress, Jessica Alba, wore a distressed denim jacket over a gleaming white dress to a friend’s wedding? Though it was risky, her pictures came out chic and elegant! So, if you are a modern bride and up for an experiment and want to try something out of the box for your wedding day cover-up, how about a denim jacket? We know that you have probably never thought of wearing a denim jacket as your winter wedding cover-up, but trust us we are completely digging it! You are the bride, it is going to be your day, so feel free to leave it completely unbuttoned or you can also use a chambray shirt and tie the ends for a similar look!
All the winter brides out there. Here is something that we wanna share with you! All the modern brides these days are being very picky with their winter cover-ups. And they are doing their best to add a touch of grunge to their big day! As a matter of fact, sexy and chic leather jackets are the season’s hottest accessory, with all the non-traditional brides opting to ditch long-sleeved gowns in favor of a jacket!
So, try this fashion out for your exclusive winter wedding cover-up. Keep your nuptials modern and wear your favorite leather jacket just the way model and Sporteluxe founder Bianca Cheah-Chalmers wore with her lacy white wedding dress. A stunning leather jacket will surely glam up your wardrobe! A leather jacket over a wedding dress is undoubtedly dramatic enough for a wedding. To make your winter wedding look radiating, just pair your leather jacket with deep wedding colors like hot red or poppy orange!
The ‘L.O.V.E.’ songstress, Ashlee Simpson Ross went completely out of the box when she opted for a boho-style intricate lace detailed crop top and skirt for her wedding to Evan Ross. She looked nothing but stunning and marvelous! Why not try pulling the look with a bit of adding your own creativity? For your winter wedding cover-up, a lace crop top is without any doubt refreshing and unexpected! It will be a remarkable statement for all the modern brides out there. You can always pair it with any lacy, dreamy, floor-skimming skirt of your chosen classic winter look.
As stylish as it is cozy, the sweaters and especially those patterned sweaters are not only sexy and lovely but also they are the most universal winter-season staple in a bride’s arsenal! One of the best cover-ups for winter weddings. Wearing patterned sweaters over your glorious wedding dress will not only make you look cut above the rest but will also make you prepare for an outdoor wedding photography session! Colorful sweaters will make your white winter wedding more vibrant and alluring. Try matching your wedding colors to the pattern of your sweater choice!
Every woman out there must be having at least one or two flannel shirts! The best thing about having a flannel shirt is that you can’t stop wearing them! It’s like we all are somewhere obsessed with these beautiful and comfy shirts. These shirts are not only for your casual outlook but are also an excellent way to go for your winter or fall wedding! You can totally wear it at your wedding too! So, if you are planning a casual winter wedding, then a flannel shirt will be an ideal choice for your winter wedding cover-up! To have a flawless winter wedding appearance, all you need to do is- add an oversized bouquet and a fab updo for an elegant, yet down-to-earth feel!
Now that you have finally found that perfect wedding dress, and also have found a classic pair of wedding shoes to rock your entire wedding look, it’s time for you to start the search for the right bridal cover-up! Enter- bridal shawls! Whether you are planning a stunning and romantic winter wedding or wanting to accessorize your wedding day look or lastly wishing for a covered shoulder for your winter wedding ceremony, a feather shawl is a chic and eternal sophisticated solution for all your above concerns! Feather shawls are indeed very romantic and whimsical. They are unquestionably perfect for the bride who is looking to add a bit of old Hollywood charm to her winter wedding. We can assure you that a feather shawl as your winter cover-up will surely make a statement. You will rock your wedding day with this fashion-forward piece!
Without any doubt, a cardigan is surely a timeless thing that will always be in trend, and we are sure that you may always find one in your wardrobe. Amongst a pile of cardigans, there is always that one piece that you adored a lot and wanted to wear on every occasion, so, now is the time! Why not pair it with your wedding dress to make it a beautiful cover-up for your winter wedding! We can assure you that your wedding dress will look nice with a colorful cardigan, and if by any chance you are not satisfied with what you already have, you can always buy a delicate piece especially for your big day!
If you want to have a more casual wedding vibe and with winter around the corner, consider going for a classic colorful cardigan! Pick some poppy colors as with everything in white you will surely stand out amongst the celebration! We know you have one in your closet and you love it too, so why not take it out and wear it on your wedding day!
So, whether you are looking for a bolero, jacket, shawl, scarf, or an elegant shrug to keep yourself warm and cozy on your big day, we did mention some of the amazing and incredible bridal cover-ups that you can consider tagging along with your bridal dress! We have got everything covered (hahaha, excuse the pun!) to help you beat the winter chill on your wedding day! Happy winter wedding!
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