The 2014 collection from Tia Bridal is the perfect mix of pretty and practical, with luxurious lightweight wedding dresses ideal for hot climates. Here are 8 of our favourite looks…
The perfect beach wedding dress, this design boasts a flowing V-back to keep you cool and a shorter-length train to keep the dress traditional without weighing you down.
This empire style gown falls from just under the bust skimming over your tummy and the lightweight layers are beautifully embroidered to add extra detail.
This sheer illusion neckline gives you more coverage without being too restrictive. The gentle A-line will also keep the skirt away from your legs, keeping you cool underneath.
The clever styling on this gown gives the dress structure without the need for extra corsetry. The criss-cross and lace bodice lends the dress a modest look suitable for a religious ceremony while the plunging back will keep you cool at the reception.
A soft silhouette and water-like satin combine to give this wedding dress an almost fluid appearance. The gentle scoop neckline and low back will ensure you don’t overheat in the mid-day sun.
Chiffon has to be one of the best bridal fabrics for summer. Lightweight with a fairytale elegance, this dress also boasts embellished straps and delicate beading on the bodice – a top trend for 2014. The medium length train also helps to keep the gown light, meaning you can dance all night!
Who says lace wedding dresses are restrictive? This strapless sweetheart design has all the vintage styling you could want without the heaviness that lace sometimes brings. This elegant dress also comes with a lace-up back that you can loosen if you get too hot.
Heavily beaded 20s-inspired wedding dresses are usually quite weighty but not this one! With beautifully embellished shoulders and a fashionable illusion back, this empire style gives a nod to this glamorous trend without the extra weight. Perfect for summer!