Most Popular Wedding Colors of 2021 and How to Incorporate Them

Most Popular Wedding Colors of 2021 and How to Incorporate Them

Choosing your colors is one of the most important decisions you will have to make when wedding planning. Your wedding colors can determine your decor, flowers, attire, and even your invitations. Your wedding color palette can effectively change the atmosphere of your wedding day, so it is important to consider the colors you choose carefully.

Newly engaged couples often feel anxious to get a jump on the planning process. Naturally, selecting the color palette can solidify your plans and help you make decisions about vendors later on.

If you are looking for inspiration or don’t even know where to start, we are here to give you the lowdown on 2021’s trendiest colors and how to incorporate them into your wedding.

Most Popular Wedding Colors of 2021

Golden Yellow

Do you want to make an impact? Select golden yellow for your wedding palette. Perfect for a luxurious and sumptuous wedding, this warm yellow is reminiscent of summer sunsets or European settings like the south of France or Tuscany.

Golden yellow works well for a wedding in any season, as it can be used with rich colors in the winter and on its own in spring, summer, or fall for maximum impact.

Use golden yellow as the star or an accent in your wedding bouquet, with flowers such as roses, dahlias, sunflowers, and ranunculus. Golden yellow pairs beautifully with every color under the sun, so it is easy to incorporate and give your wedding some warmth and individuality.

Light Blue

Blue has long held its place in weddings; however, in 2021, weddings are moving away from darker shades like navy or steel blue and leaning toward lighter shades like cornflower, powder blue, and periwinkle. You can still use navy, which makes a lovely dark contrast, as an accent color, but light blue is what’s hot for this year’s weddings.

The best part about this hue? Light blue can be used regardless of the theme or venue of your wedding. Envision a rustic barn, a lakeside afternoon, or even a stately ballroom for your event. Light blue fits beautifully in each setting.

If you want light blue to stand out at your wedding, it can be used on its own, either as an accessory or incorporated into your flowers, like irises, hydrangeas, and orchids. Pair it with yellow for a lovely spring or summer hue, or add some pinks and purples for a little fun.

Light Purple

Lilac and lavender are two wedding colors that we are eyeing for 2021 weddings. Light and airy, these colors are perfect for a spring or summer garden wedding, brunch nuptials, or a venue with lots of natural light that will allow the true hues to shine.

Use the namesake flowers of lavender and lilac, along with delphiniums, pale purple roses, sedum, zinnias, and calla lilies, to make a whimsical bouquet. Add some stems of deep or bright purple to make the bouquet really stand out.

Lilac and lavender are beautiful colors for bridesmaid dresses, bridal accessories, grooms wear, and decor—offering a more sophisticated vibe than the favorite from the last few seasons, blush pink.


Greens of many colors pop up in wedding palettes for 2021, but instead of sophisticated, deep jewel-toned green, the favorites are brighter and more playful.

Anything from avocado green, mint, leaf, and even sage are showing up, and why not? Green pairs perfectly with so many other colors, so it is easy to use it as your wedding’s main color and throw flowers of one or two different colors to create a breathtaking bouquet of (mostly) greenery.

Green works in any venue and is lovely in any season. You can use olive, pistachio, or moss green for a bohemian look, while Kelly green or any other brighter shade complements a fun wedding aesthetic.


Bohemian or rustic weddings are still the rage, and that means that orange has had a comeback. However, orange can be used in a variety of ways to make your wedding palette pop.

While burnt orange or rust are great colors, the new trends are moving to cantaloupe or papaya orange. This color looks great with mint, lime, turquoise, or watermelon pink and will give your wedding a happy vibe.

An orange-themed wedding is vibrant and youthful and would be great for a beach wedding, a sunset cruise, or other summer events. Orange flowers are plentiful, and you may choose from stems like roses, tulips, and dahlias, and you and your florist may even decide to add some kumquats to your bouquet.


We know some brides will be unhappy with all of the bright colors gracing the weddings of 2021, but fear not— neutrals are ultra-trendy, too!

Choose from taupe, nude, gray, ivory, buff, beige, and cream to decorate, dress and design your wedding.

These colors pair with anything and will suit virtually any venue, so if you have an elegant ballroom reception, neutrals can enhance the sophistication of your event. On the other hand, neutrals are eye catching in an outdoor setting as well.

Suit your wedding party in neutral shades, and use neutrals in your decor and floral arrangements to keep with the monochromatic look.

Throwback to the ’90s Wedding Palette

While not necessarily one color, we couldn’t resist including the fun and unique wedding palette of the 1990s.

Fashion trends seem to come full circle, and we are seeing a similar cycle when it comes to weddings. A nod to the 1990s wild and exciting wedding colors is being featured in the most fashion-forward weddings of the year. Think of colors like fuchsia, teal, purple, royal blue, cherry red, and yellow.

The fun part is that most people will not have seen a wedding palette quite like this, and it is the perfect way to break free from boredom and the expected.

This trend is not about monochrome—use a few colors to create a fun palette reminiscent of that decade. You might be thinking it is a bit flashy for a wedding, but consider a fun neon sign with your new name adorning your wedding venue. Or, perhaps you would rather decorate with an array of flowers in bright colors.

As for bridesmaids’ attire, a neutral dress with a pop of bright color is great if you want to keep things on the subtler side. However, bridesmaid gowns in shocking colors will be unexpected and lively!

These colors can be used in any season and venue but fit perfectly at a wedding in a chic restaurant, event space, or hotel.

Your Wedding Day

When you decide on a wedding theme, it can help to draw inspiration from other places, like your wedding gown.

As the bride, your wedding colors should enhance your bridal gown rather than detract from it. For instance, if your wedding gown style is simple and chic, try using greens to create lush and lavish floral arrangements and decor. A fun and playful wedding gown calls for your choice of bright color trends.

Viero Bridal offers a fantastic collection of designer dresses and couture wedding dresses. Our flagship locations are among the best bridal shops in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.

Book an appointment today, or contact Viero Bridal to discuss the wedding dress of your dreams.

How to Choose My Bridal Accessories

How to Choose My Bridal Accessories

Your wedding day is your day to celebrate your love. You can anticipate a wonderful visit with friends and family, good food, and dancing while being surrounded by well-wishers, and carefully curated decor.

Your wedding gown is one of the most important things you will ever purchase, and rightfully so. It will be the centerpiece of your wedding and one of the things that your guests will look forward to seeing.

Your accessories, on the other hand, may not be the star of the show, but they can enhance or detract from your wedding gown. Wedding accessories can also bring your dress to another level and be the added touch you need to make your wedding ensemble truly you.

It can be overwhelming to make the right choice for shoes, jewelry, veils, and other wedding accessories. With the styling tips we offer below, you can feel confident in choosing the right accessories for your wedding gown.

Simply the Best

Sometimes, it is important to take into account the old adage less is more. Especially if your dress is well-adorned, a gown that features ruffles, beading, pearls, rhinestones, or other embellishments will benefit from simple accessories.

When your wedding gown is already eye-catching, forego the tiara, earrings, belt, and veil. Choose one accessory that suits you or complements your dress and rock it.

Another consideration for simple accessories is when your dress has an interesting feature that you would like to let shine. A gown with an open back will not need many accessories because the open back is the show stopper. However, the outfit could benefit from a beautiful pair of earrings or hair accessories.

Sometimes, a simple pair of pearls or diamond studs in your ears can make as much of a statement as a whole set of accessories, maybe even more.

Choose Your Metal Colors Wisely

It is vital to consider the color of your wedding gown when choosing metallic jewelry. This is because some metals complement colors, while others clash.

When shopping for accessories, a good rule of thumb is that white wedding gowns work best with platinum, white gold, or silver metals. Ivory dresses look best paired with gold. A nude or blush gown can look beautiful with rose gold.

If your wedding gown has embellishments, let the color of the decorations dictate the metals you wear in your accessories.

Belt Friends Forever

One way to add something extra to your wedding gown is by choosing a sash or belt.

When you attend your bridal boutique appointment, request to see some belts and sashes, which come in many colors and designs. A belt can help create a waistline to give you great curves, and since your gown likely will not come with one, it is an easy way to create a custom gown look.

Choose a belt that suits the aesthetic of your wedding style, as well as your personal style. A satin sash with crystals can offset a simple gown and works for a barn wedding as well as it does in a ballroom. A leather belt can give your wedding dress an edgy vibe to suit an ultra-modern or avant-garde wedding style.

If you choose a belt to enhance your wedding gown, try it on to see how it looks with your chosen dress and with your body type. A wider belt will best suit a long torso, while a thinner belt is best for someone with a short torso. You also may want to consider placing a belt at an empire-waist height if you have an apple shape.

Should You Wear a Veil?

Contrary to popular belief, you can wear a veil outside of a traditional wedding setting.

The veil continues to be one of the most recognizable wedding accessories, but they have come a long way. While you may choose a cathedral-length veil to suit a formal wedding, elbow-length, blusher, and fingertip veils are a less traditional twist from which to choose. Birdcage veils look great in photos and are alluring while being fuss-free.

Your veil should be the same shade as your wedding gown, and it should also be a similar style. It would help if you also kept in mind that your veil should not outdo your wedding gown but rather enhance it, nor should it overwhelm your body type.

Hair to be Different

If you would rather not wear a veil, you can choose from some other great similar options. As simple as a beaded or shell-laden hair comb or as ornate as a fascinator, there are many different accessories to complete your wedding look.

A boho or beachy wedding calls for loose, wavy tresses. Throw a floral crown on top to complete the look. Do you love flowers, but a crown is not your vibe? Try a loose updo with flowers woven through.

A chignon with a beaded or jeweled motif is delicately feminine, or choose a beautiful headband to top off your wedding gown.

The Comfier the Better

One of the more important purchases you will make when deciding on wedding accessories is your shoes.

Your shoes will complete your wedding outfit and can even express your personality. But, when choosing a pair of shoes to wear on your wedding day, keep comfort close to mind. On the big day, you will be standing for many long periods and possibly even walking for long stretches.

Consider the height of the heel, the material of the shoes, and the straps (or lack thereof) when trying on shoes for your wedding. If you have found a pair of killer heels that you need for your wedding day, bring another more practical pair to wear as the night wears on or between photos or segments of the wedding.

Try to wear your shoes before your wedding day to determine how comfortable you will be in them and whether you may need to purchase different shoes instead.

Necklace or Not?

The neckline of your wedding gown should have a significant impact on the type of necklace you wear on your wedding day.

A wedding gown with an interesting neckline or other detail that does not leave the neck exposed is usually not appropriate for a necklace. For instance, if you have chosen a chic wedding gown with a high neck, wearing a necklace can be distracting. However, a simple but beautiful wedding gown pairs beautifully with a statement necklace.

A gem that has significance to you, your future spouse, or someone special can be prominently and uniquely figured in a necklace. Pendant, statement necklace, or choker—whatever you choose, try it on with your gown and decide how it looks before choosing it for your wedding day.

Ask an Expert

With the best bridal boutiques in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas, Viero Bridal offers expert advice for brides considering bridal accessories to pair with their couture or designer gowns.

Your wedding day is your day to shine and feel your best. Wear jewelry that complements your beauty with a nod to your unique personality.

Viero Bridal is available for appointments to create affordable couture gowns or to help you choose a designer wedding gown from our excellent selection.

How to Put On the Best Black-Tie Wedding

How to Put On the Best Black-Tie Wedding

When you start wedding planning, one of the first items on your pre-wedding checklist is deciding on a wedding theme. In fact, after deciding on a budget for your wedding, choosing a theme should come next. It will determine what type of wedding gown you choose, your decor, the venue, and even your wedding day jewelry.

ClioIf you have dreamed of sophisticated and lavish nuptials, a black-tie wedding is a perfect choice for you.

To pull off this elegant style, you will need to plan carefully so that your guests will remember your day long after you walk down the aisle. A black-tie wedding might sound like it will be challenging to organize, but we are here to help.

Check out our best ideas for your black-tie affair so you can confidently plan an ultra opulent wedding. Here’s our suggestions for every part of your special day.

Set the Scene

Your decor should be as sophisticated, refined, and tasteful as you envisioned when dreaming of your formal wedding.

However, when you start to think of your wedding decor, knowing what is formal enough for your black-tie event can be challenging. It is best to consider that nothing is too formal or too opulent.

When it comes to your wedding cake, think of a classic three-tiered cake. Decorations should be kept to the minimum, but gold gilding or delicate sugar flowers would suit your formal event.

Your centerpieces should be as lush and extravagant as possible. Beautiful floral sculptures, candelabra, and luxurious aisle adornments will reign supreme at a black-tie wedding and have your guests fawning over them.

LeniYour venue should reflect the luxe style of your black-tie wedding. An updated hotel ballroom, event center, museum or art gallery, mansion, and other avant-garde or classically elegant venues will suit your wedding theme. Choose a venue with plush seating options, intricate columns, or sophisticated decor that matches your personal and wedding style.

If your venue does not offer elegant dinnerware, consider renting some for the meal. Black and white monogrammed napkins at each place setting provide a unique touch of class—if you don’t want to be left with too many after the wedding, choose monogrammed coasters for your signature cocktail instead.

If you find the perfect venue, but there are some things you aren’t crazy about with the interior design; event planners can arrange for just about anything you might need to create the perfect setting.

Dress Code

LoveYou and your spouse will set the tone with your wedding attire. However, since your guests won’t see your wedding dress until the wedding, you should prepare your guests for your wedding’s formality with a message on your invitations.

Indicate the dress code on the lower left or right-hand corner of your invitations. If you have a border that will not allow for this, include it in the middle of the bottom of the invitation.

Your guests should understand that this means a tuxedo and evening gown.

The Little Details

A black-tie wedding can feature all the lavish details you choose to add, or it can follow a classic wedding line.

If a signature cocktail is not your style, but you want to have something memorable to add to your reception, you can offer a champagne toast or specialty coffee creation instead.

Your musical choices can be customized to your black-tie wedding, as well. A classic string trio to accompany your wedding ceremony adds a delicate note. Cocktail receptions are a great time to have a jazz band perform, while a DJ playing all of the best party tunes for the dance will create a perfect balance for your wedding day.

Your bridesmaid dresses should also be elegantly styled with classic jewelry. Choose jewel tones, metallics, or even black for their dress colors.

Your Wedding Attire

When it comes time to shop for your wedding gown, your choices are actually relatively vast.

DeliBetween column or sheath gowns, ball gowns, trumpet or mermaid style, and A-line gowns, you can choose whatever dress feels best and makes you feel beautiful. The neckline of your wedding gown can also vary. You may choose from strapless, sleeveless to even long-sleeved, as long as your dress is elegant and makes you feel special.

Your wedding jewelry should be classic and elegant, and your hairstyle should also match your wedding gown style. A timeless and sleek bun or chignon goes with everything. Your makeup can be as heavy or as light as you like—we love a bold lip with neutral eyes for a black-tie wedding.

A black-tie wedding calls for a classic tuxedo for your spouse. There are different styles of tuxedos to choose from, including velvet. Whatever the case, the suit should be formal and fit well.

When you are ready to shop for your wedding gown, make an appointment with Viero Bridal at our wedding boutique in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, or Los Angeles. Viero Bridal has designer gowns, and affordable wedding dresses with superb customer service to make your wedding dress shopping experience the best.

If a custom-designed gown is what you have envisioned to complete your black-tie wedding attire, Viero Bridal will help you bring your vision to life with a couture gown designed in-house.

If you cannot make it to one of our flagship locations, explore our collections online and browse our online store for additional stunning dresses and wedding accessories.

Contact Viero Bridal here to get started.

Tailoring Your Wedding Dress Length

Tailoring Your Wedding Dress Length

If you have found your dream wedding gown, it is such an exciting time! You probably can’t wait to get the dress on and show it off to your friends and family. However, before you can say the dress is officially ready, you will more than likely need some alterations to your dress.

BlancheOne of the things you will need to decide when it comes to your wedding gown is how long it should be. It is totally understandable to not know or to have an idea of your ideal length.

Whether you need a couple of inches taken off the bottom or a change to the length of your wedding gown’s style, it is best to turn to a wedding gown tailor. Most wedding dresses will need some type of alteration, and tailors who specialize in wedding gowns are the best option as they will help to maintain the dresses integrity, shape, and beauty.

A professional tailor has the tools and knowledge to ensure that your dress is the perfect length and style for your body. Before you take your dress to be altered, here are some helpful tips for what to expect when you need to tailor your wedding dress length.

How Long Should My Wedding Dress Be?

There are many different lengths of wedding gowns, and when you choose your wedding gown, pick one that flatters your figure and the style of your wedding.

You might want to choose a tea-length wedding gown, or perhaps a ballgown style, which should be floor-sweeping. There are also sheath styles that are another length altogether. With all of the different wedding gown styles, it can be hard to determine how long your gown should be. When you toss your height and body type into the mix, your wedding gown may need extensive alterations.

A professional tailor that specializes in wedding gowns will be able to look at your wedding gown when it is on your body and make recommendations for the gown’s length.

One of the things you may have heard about wedding dress length is that it should touch the floor. When you attend your wedding dress alteration appointment, you might have this consideration in your mind. In fact, most tailors would suggest that the front of your wedding dress should actually be about one inch from the floor and reach only to the top point of your shoes. The back of the dress should touch the floor. The reasoning behind this is so that you can easily walk down the aisle in your wedding gown without fear of tripping.

Should My Wedding Gown Cover Up My Feet?

When you attend your appointment, you will need to decide if you want your wedding gown to cover your feet.

ClioThe tailor may suggest an appropriate length for the particular style of your dress; however, you can let them know if you want to show some or all of your shoes. Keep in mind that a conscientious tailor wants their work to speak for itself, so their recommendations are usually accurate.

Commonly, a ballgown-style wedding gown should cover your shoes only enough to stop you from tripping. That means your shoes should not be seen, except for when you are taking steps. A very long dress at the front can be a tripping hazard, which would be disastrous at your wedding and cause discomfort any time you are walking.

A professional tailor specializing in wedding gowns will understand that the dress should be only about one inch from the floor and slope downwards slightly toward the dress’s back.

What Kind of Dress Can I Wear to My Wedding?

Beatrice_1If you have a pair of shoes that you want to show off, or you love showing off your legs, there are some chic short wedding gown styles available.

Short wedding dresses are becoming more popular as wedding fashions evolve. Ankle, calf, and knee-length wedding gowns can be just as glamorous as their longer counterparts. If you have a brunch wedding or a more casual celebration, a shorter-length wedding gown is on-trend.

If you are petite or short in stature, a longer wedding gown might work to your advantage to give the illusion of height. Especially if you choose a mermaid, trumpet, or sheath-style gown.

One thing to consider when you are being measured for the wedding gown alterations is how much you will be dancing at your reception and walking around to greet your guests. If you plan on taking your wedding shoes off and wearing a pair of more comfortable shoes after the wedding ceremony, you should bring them, or ones of the same height (even if they are flip-flops), to give the tailor an idea of the length you need for your alterations.

A professional wedding tailor can take your dream wedding silhouette and make it a reality.

What Type of Shoes Should I Wear To My Wedding?

CassablancaAfter your wedding dress, one of the most important purchases you make will be the shoes you will wear for your wedding.

This might seem inconsequential, but the type of shoes you plan to wear will significantly impact your gown’s length. Purchase your wedding shoes before you attend your first alteration appointment so that you can wear them with your dress, and the tailor can see what length it should be and pin it accordingly.

Whether you choose to wear Converse with your gown or a pair of flashy stilettos (or both), the tailor will need to see where your dress falls on the footwear. This is for both safety, but also so that your dress looks as beautiful as it should.

How Do I Find a Professional Tailor?

Many of the best bridal boutiques will have a tailor in-house. This is ideal because the tailor will be accustomed to working with the gown designers found in the boutique.

The typical time you need to for alterations is between six to ten weeks before your wedding day. If you have more work to be done than regular dress alterations, you will want to ensure that you give the tailor more time. A
custom gown can take ten to twelve months, but the process can vary. You will also want to budget for alterations when you are
creating your wedding budget. Expect to pay anywhere from $200-1000 for basic alterations.

If your bridal boutique does not offer alterations on-site, they more than likely have a tailor they work with closely. If this is not the case, it is best to find a tailor specializing in bridal gowns. Wedding dresses are not normal formal wear when it comes to alterations. You might need a bustle, or you might have a corset or boning that needs altering. Professional wedding tailors can alter your gown but maintain the integrity of the construction, the shape, and the beauty.

Viero Bridal offers on-site alterations, beautiful custom-designed couture gowns, designer affordable wedding dresses
in Chicago, New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

When you are ready to choose your perfect wedding gown, Viero Bridal will help you choose and tailor the wedding dress of your dreams.
Contact Viero Bridal today!

How to Shop For Your Wedding Virtually

How to Shop For Your Wedding Virtually

Being engaged is one of the most exciting times we have in our life. You get to start wedding planning, visiting with friends and family, exploring opinions for wedding decor, flowers, food, and more. This also means shopping for your wedding. Not only do you get to choose the above items to match your dream wedding perfectly—you also get to pick out a wedding dress!

Some of the biggest decisions of your life will need to be made for your wedding. Like many brides in 2021, you will be limited to where you can go and what you can do due to quarantine.

The great news is, not only are we adapting to quarantine but so are retailers. Even if you are stuck in an area locked down or stores have reduced hours, can you still shop for your dress!

We have compiled our best tips for virtual wedding shopping so that you can still plan the wedding of your dreams.

More Time for Research

One of the most exciting parts of wedding planning can be to create a spreadsheet or Pinterest board dedicated to your wedding. You might want to start with the current wedding dress style trends and then decide what silhouettes you would like to try.

It is always an excellent choice to know current wedding dress trends, prices, colors, and wedding gown styles you would like to wear.

Once you have a good idea of what you like (and what you don’t), you can start looking for bridal shops near you. Do a few quick internet searches to learn what is available near you.

Perhaps you are local to Illinois or other midwest areas. Suppose you are looking for fashion-forward but cost-effective gowns. In that case, you might want to run a search for ‘affordable wedding dresses Chicago.’

A quick search of ‘couture wedding gowns Chicago’ will return boutiques in your area that will custom make your dress. Narrowing the area can bring up the best wedding gown boutique options for you. The best part about planning from the comfort of your home is that you will have determined what is worth your while and what might be a waste of time before you get there.

New Ways to Celebrate

Of course, nothing beats the company of family and friends, and when you are without them for an extended period, it can feel pretty lonely.

However, there are still ways to celebrate fun and momentous occasions during the wedding planning period.

You could show your bridesmaids the wedding colors with a virtual party, or, if they live close by, host a gathering to discuss any ideas they might have for wedding decor.

Another fun idea might be to get your cake tasting or food tasting ‘to go’ and invite your parents and in-laws over for some fun. Or, keep it intimate and taste test with your future spouse. While you’re at it, you could create a signature cocktail to share with your friends and family at your wedding.

Shopping for your wedding dress can be an enjoyable time, especially when it is shared with your nearest and dearest. You probably envisioned trying on gowns with your besties and getting their opinions—welcome or not.

However, the current situation does not always allow for that. If your wedding party or closest family and friends can’t join you at the bridal boutique for your wedding dress try-on, you could host a virtual try-on for your wedding party, or if the circumstances allow it, an in-person try-on lunch or brunch from your home!

Virtual Advice

If you have made your Pinterest board of wedding dress styles and silhouettes, but you are still unsure of what you are looking for, your computer or tablet might hold the answer.

Hosting a Zoom call with your closest friends and family members to choose your wedding gown might not be the same as being in person, but it also means that they can be a part of this special day.

You will have the same opinions to consider and the same helpful eyes to help you decide on your perfect dress—you will all just be safely distanced.

More Time to Consider Everything Else

If you would rather shop in person for your dress, you can choose to wait until stores return to normal service or until you can shop again. But in the meantime, you could shop for everything else.

Shopping for all the other things you need for your wedding will mean that you are organized and ready well before the day arrives. This level of preparedness can save you a great deal of pre-wedding stress!

Are you having a rehearsal dinner? Now is a great time to have something custom-made for your wedding party. Perhaps you have already planned a bachelorette party, or there is a wedding shower being thrown in your honor? Now is the perfect time to find a great outfit. Your groom, the groomsmen? You have lots of options and lots of time to find the perfect outfits, so go wild!

Wedding Gown Shopping

We know that wedding planning during a pandemic is not the way you had pictured it when you dreamed of your wedding, but unfortunately, here we are.

You can still shop for your wedding from home. Some purchases are simple, like outfits for your rehearsal dinner or bachelorette party. Some are much more complicated, such as your wedding gown. With a bit of help from technology and some patience, you can be extra prepared during this time of uncertainty.

Most importantly, you can find your dream wedding dress during this time.

An excellent wedding boutique, like Viero Bridal, carries designer gowns and has an extensive website to browse, and includes some online options if you are unable to make it one of our premier wedding dress boutiques in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, or Los Angeles.

Virtual wedding planning can be as fun as you want it to be, and when we can move about freely once again, you can celebrate with those you hold the closest.

Whether you are looking to design your own gown with a custom couture wedding dress, or you have your eye on a dress from one of Viero Bridal’s collections, contact Viero Bridal today to get started.

Tips for Choosing a Beach Wedding Dress

Tips for Choosing a Beach Wedding Dress

For the bride-to-be planning a beachside wedding, typical wedding dresses can feel too formal for such an easygoing wedding theme. But, that doesn’t mean that your wedding gown has to be informal or plain. Beach wedding dresses can fall anywhere on the style spectrum, from laid back and casual to beaded and ornate. If you can find a wedding dress that suits your character, wedding style, and makes you feel beautiful, you will find the perfect dress for your wedding.

Trishna_1Whether you have your whole wedding planned or are just starting to dip your toes in the planning process, there is never a wrong time to buy your wedding dress or to start getting ideas for your beach wedding dress. Check out our ideas for what to look for in your beach wedding dress—from a formal tented affair to an intimate candlelit gathering with your closest friends and family.

Here are our top things to think about when deciding on your beach wedding dress inspiration:

The Fabric

When looking for a beachy wedding gown, keep the dress fabric in mind. This is especially important if you are someone who gets hot quickly. Light fabrics are perfect for beach weddings, no matter the style. Materials such as linen, organza, lace, cotton, and chiffon are excellent choices that can be used in the design of casual and formal gowns. These materials are light but feel sumptuous so you can find the perfect fit.

DaynekAnother important consideration while choosing your wedding gown is comfort. You will want to avoid a wedding gown that will make you sweat, and especially one that will show sweat marks on the dress. You will also want to choose a wedding dress that you will be able to wear all day.

Keep in mind that there is sometimes more wind by the water. So, if you would like to avoid giving your wedding guests an inadvertent show, your dress design should not be too short or too loose.


White or ivory will always be standard wedding gown colors, but you may want to choose a colored wedding gown when you plan a beach wedding.

Your starting point can be your wedding colors. Always choose complementary colors, and for a little help, try using the color wheel to determine a color that goes well with your wedding colors.

TalianaIf your wedding colors are shades of blue, orange is directly across the color wheel, thus the two colors will work well together. This doesn’t mean you need to choose garish colors, but any color in the same color family will work well. You may also draw inspiration from your skin tone for your wedding gown. If you are shying away from color in your dress, but still love the idea of a colorful wedding, you may also choose to have colorful flowers, accessories, shoes, or cover up/shawl (if necessary).

Look to the area surrounding your beach wedding for your theme colors, bridesmaid dresses, or even your dress! If you are getting married on a lake or riverfront beach, you will be surrounded by deep blues, greens, and shades of straw. An oceanside wedding will see turquoise, terra cotta, and yellows. Depending on the scenery, you may also have oranges, fuchsia, and gold to choose from.

If you want to choose black or dark colors, you should consider your wedding’s time and style. If your beach wedding is in the middle of the day, dark or black will make you hotter, but your options are most vast if your wedding is in the evening.


Once you have determined how formal your wedding will be, you can make a more informed decision about the wedding gown style you will choose for your beach wedding.


You may end up choosing to go barefoot for your wedding ceremony, but remember that you can always wear some great shoes for the reception or dinner if the venue moves to a more formal area.

You can make your gown feel more suited to your wedding or personal style by adding embroidery, embroidery, color, or some dazzling accessories like fun shoes or beautiful jewelry.


Your semi-formal beach wedding calls for any style of dress, but you may want to dress down with your accessories or hairstyle.

If you choose to wear a less than formal wedding gown, there are options available such as a cocktail dress, tea-length gown, or a sheath gown. Fabrics such as chiffon, silk, and organza are great for a semi-formal gown. These fabrics translate to more than casual and can easily transition from the beach to a more formal setting.


Love_1A formal beach wedding dress is the same as a traditional dress at another venue, emphasizing what makes you feel beautiful, you feel comfortable wearing, and a dress that matches your personality.

However, some wedding gowns are more suited to a beach wedding than others. A-line gowns, empire waist, and sheath style gowns are perfect for a formal beach wedding. A ball gown, mermaid, or trumpet-style gown is less suitable for a beach wedding, but ultimately, if you feel beautiful in this style, you should choose it!

Other Beach Wedding Ideas

You should shine on your wedding day, so if you want to wear a full gown, even to the beach, you should.

If you are stumped for ideas, wedding gowns with a simple design that cut a close silhouette are best for the beach. You can also look at more elaborate wedding gowns made with lace or sheer elements. These wedding gowns are light and airy enough to be beachy and give you the option to truly be yourself. When you move in a voluminous dress, one with a train, or many layers, your movement may be inhibited on the sand.

The groom’s attire should match yours, at least in its formality. Try to match the weight of the fabrics of the groom’s suit to your wedding gown, to not only keep the look the same for your wedding photos, but also for the groom’s comfort.

Where to Shop

Once you have chosen a beach wedding, choosing a wedding dress is the exciting next step! Depending upon where you live in the US, Viero Bridal has excellent shop options for your wedding gown.

Do you live in Nevada? You can look for your beach wedding dress at one of the best bridal shops Las Vegas has to offer. Anywhere near the Big Apple? You can shop in the best wedding dress boutique in New York. If you’re near Illinois, stop by to see the beautiful, affordable wedding dresses Chicago brides love.

If you have the perfect idea for a beach wedding gown, come to one of Viero Bridal’s flagship boutiques to design one of your own couture wedding gowns— Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles all offer this service.

Whether designing your own beach wedding gown or choosing from one of Viero Bridal’s beautiful wedding dress lines, always remember that your wedding day is for you to feel your most beautiful.

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Undergarments for Your Wedding

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Undergarments for Your Wedding

Once you have decided on your wedding gown, a few items are left to complete on your wedding day garment and accessory checklist. One of those items is choosing your bridal undergarments. This part of the checklist can be confusing, especially with the many different types of undergarments available.

As a bride, your wish is to look incredible on your wedding day, and, combined with a desire to be comfortable, you need to make sure your undergarments are supportive, invisible through your gown, and okay to wear all day long.

In this guide, we explore how the right undergarments are among the most crucial parts of your wedding attire and how to choose what is right for you.

Why Good Undergarments are Important

Wearing uncomfortable or unflattering undergarments on your wedding day can leave you with unsightly lines and discomfort.

A wedding gown is an investment and you will want to ensure you aren’t destroying the overall look of your dress with underwear lines or visible bra straps.

Often, one of the most expensive parts of your wedding budget is the photographer, and the wrong undergarments can ruin your wedding photos.

With the time and money you’ve spent making sure your wedding goes off without a hitch, the last thing you want is to have your day ruined by the wrong undergarments.

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Undergarments for Your Wedding

Here are the top five things to keep in mind when you are looking for your wedding undergarments:

1. Think of Your Gown

Audrey 1Consider your wedding gown style when you are shopping for wedding undergarments. If your wedding gown is strapless, it only makes sense to look for a strapless bra or some other type of supportive undergarment.

Different necklines and silhouettes call for different types of wedding undergarments. You can wear any lingerie with A-line or princess-style dresses while keeping the strap type in mind.

Carina_2A sheath-style wedding dress might merit some shapewear to smooth any bulges and ensure no visible underwear lines. Similarly, mermaid or trumpet-style dresses are designed to show off your figure, so some shapewear would work well so that you are avoiding visible lines and creating the proper proportions.

A backless gown calls for an adhesive bra or one that is convertible. You can choose a bustier or corset bra for a ballgown-style wedding dress, but any underwear style will work because of the skirt’s volume.

2. Consider Your Body Type

Pay attention to your body type when shopping for wedding lingerie. It is essential that you look and feel your best so you will want wedding lingerie that flatters your body type.

If you have an apple-shaped body, you might want to choose a higher-cut pair of panties and a full-coverage bra. A woman with a pear-shaped body may wish to purchase panties with a wider waistband that does not dig into the skin or create visible lines. If you have an hourglass figure, opt for shapewear that enhances your curves.

3. Choose the Right Color

Hera_2As tempting as it may be to choose a colorful lingerie set, save it for the wedding night. Your undergown undergarments should be complementary to your wedding gown.

If your gown is made of thick fabric, you can more than likely wear any color you wish (but make sure you have someone check for visibility!)

White undergarments can cast a harsh contrast under your wedding gown, so keep that in mind if white is calling to you.

A good rule of thumb: nude or skin tone will look good and ensure that your wedding gown, and not your undergarment, is the star of the show.

4. Remember Comfort

Blanche_3Comfort should be one of the most crucial factors to consider when selecting wedding undergarments.

You will be wearing your wedding garments from early in the morning until probably late at night, so try to find something that checks boxes for both comfort and attractiveness.

You may want to move around in your wedding gown, lift your arms and bend over to see what your undergarments look like when you are dancing, hugging, or moving in general.

5. Bring the Undergarments to Your Dress Fittings

Bring your wedding undergarments to your wedding gown fittings to ensure that your lingerie does not show with alterations. Some wedding gowns feature bodices and built-in shapewear. A premium wedding gown with cups or boning can sometimes allow you to skip undergarment purchases. If your dress does have a bodice, cups, or built-in shapewear, a few alterations might make it possible to forgo a bra or shapewear.

Some wedding boutiques carry lingerie that fits with the style of dress you have chosen. Inquire with your wedding dress boutique to see if they have any appropriate undergarments for your wedding gown.

Choose Viero Bridal

Viero Bridal designs gowns with fit and structure in mind so that your dream dress fits you like a glove.

Offering some of the best couture wedding gowns in Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles, our designers bring quality and expertise to everything they do. Visit one of these flagship locations or browse our collections online to find the perfect dress.

If you don’t find something that matches your vision, we can work with you to create a custom design and fit!

Call or contact Viero Bridal to book your wedding shopping appointment today!

How to Match Your Groom’s Attire to Your Dress and Wedding Style

How to Match Your Groom’s Attire to Your Dress and Wedding Style

On your wedding day, you want everything to be perfect. You plan the perfect theme, choose your colors, pick flowers, decide on the venue, and most importantly, you find the right wedding gown. You’ve got all of the details in place so now, it is time to think about the groom’s attire!

Dressing your groom can be difficult. You want the groom’s attire to complement your wedding gown and match your wedding style, and at the same time, you want it to showcase their personality. As all eyes will be on both of you on your wedding day, you will want to look your best and make sure you both make a splash!

Follow our suggestions for choosing your groom’s attire so you both will be the fashion highlight of your wedding day!

The Suit Should Match the Formality of the Wedding Style

The most fundamental rule for matching your groom’s attire to your wedding gown is that it should match the wedding’s venue, season, and style.

More than likely, you carefully choose your wedding gown to match these elements and your groom should be no different.

If you are marrying in the summer, a wool suit will probably be inappropriate. Similarly, you should avoid a black-tie tuxedo if you are having a casual brunch wedding.

For a daytime wedding or a beach, lakeside, barn, field or backyard setting, a lighter colored suit made from cotton or linen is an excellent option for your groom.

For an evening wedding with a ballroom, hotel, or another luxurious setting, charcoal, navy blue or black tuxedo, or crisply-tailored suit will be fabulous.

Coordinate With the Bride

The best opportunity to show your collective style as a couple is on your wedding day. If the bride is wearing a pair of royal blue pumps, perhaps the groom could sport a royal blue tie, for example. Conversely, if the bride is wearing a poufy, bejeweled gown, it might look strange for the groom to wear a seersucker suit when a black suit or tuxedo would be more appropriate for the bride’s style.

Other excellent matching looks:

  • A sheath-style silk wedding gown with a slim-cut gray suit
  • A bohemian lace gown with a tan suit and cowboy boots
  • A tea-length A-line dress with a fitted suit and skinny tie
  • A 1920s flapper-style gown with a classic black tuxedo

The Groom’s Attendants Should Match the Groom

It is traditional for the groom’s attendants to match the attire of the groom, sometimes with color tweaks or slight variations.

You may not want the groom’s attendants to dress alike, or even be an exact match to the groom, but the style of their outfits should match with both the bride and groom. One option is to put the groom and the attendants in the same suit and color with different colored ties.

Additionally, you should include the bridesmaids in this matching act. If the bridesmaids are wearing different colored gowns of, for example, muted autumn shades, the groom’s attendants could wear a tie or boutonniere of the same shade to match.

A Perfect Fit

A groom in a well-tailored and well-fitting suit is the most flattering. Not only will the groom feel great, but they will be comfortable, too.

To create a more lithe silhouette, try a fitted suit that comes in at the waist. If appropriate for your venue and wedding style, a darker color suit will be more flattering than a lighter color. A tall and slim groom will look great in most suits, but it is essential to have the suit tailored to ensure that the fit is perfect and the pants are long enough.

Remember, you both should be able to move your arms well—you will be hugging, dancing, and moving around a lot.

Even if you are renting a suit or tuxedo, most stores will tailor the suit to fit the groom’s body type. Not only should the suit fit well through the abdomen and chest, but it is important that the arms are long enough, and that the jacket is also long enough at the back. A good tailor will ensure that the pants size fits well when standing and sitting down and that they are not too long or too short when standing or sitting.

Use Your Accessories

Your accessories will set your wedding party apart and showcase your uniqueness!

Many grooms and their attendants use their accessories to let their personality shine through on a day that is typically about the bride’s fashion. You can use a unique bowtie, or add a vest, and even customize the boutonniere to fit the style of the wedding and to show your guests how one of a kind groom and groom’s attendants really are!

The groom may even want to wear unique cufflinks—and something special to the groom or the attendants could be used as a special gift from the bride and groom. For instance, if they share a love of sports, cufflinks representing their favorite team would be a thoughtful way to let them wear something fun on a day that is traditionally more stuffy than they’re used to.

When you plan your wedding, keep in mind that both the bride and groom will need appropriate wedding attire. Choosing a wedding gown first can help you decide what attire the groom will wear. Viero Bridal has the best bridal shops in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. By visiting one of these flagship locations, you are sure to find the perfect couture wedding gown for your big day!

If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for, work with our designers to create the custom dress of your dreams.

Contact Viero Bridal today to book an appointment!

Wedding Dress Styles for Summer 2021

Wedding Dress Styles for Summer 2021

Wedding dress styles change like the seasons. Silhouettes, lengths, sleeves, and even colors vary season to season and year to year. A few classic styles have withstood the test of time, but altogether, the wedding dress forecast for the summer of 2021 looks unique and promising.

daniela collectionIf you are newly engaged or had to postpone a wedding due to the pandemic, use this opportunity to snag a gorgeous wedding gown for your 2021 nuptials. As in 2020, bridal styles show us that there are no longer rules for bridal fashion. No rules means you can wear whatever wedding gown you want, and we are loving it.

Whether you are a lover of traditional styles or prefer something more show-stopping, your personality should shine through in the wedding gown you choose. To give you a little help along the way, we have curated a list of our favorite wedding dress trends for the summer of 2021.

The Roaring ‘20s

After World War I and the Spanish Flu pandemic, the 1920s emerged as a time of exuberance, lavishness, and prosperity. The fashions were no different. 2021 sees a renaissance of 1920s fashions; we see drop waists and sheaths and over-the-top (in a good way!) pearls and crystals. Consider it 2021’s Gatsby moment for luxury in our—eventual—emergence from under the pandemic.

After staying in and working from home and with even the most glamorous fashion lines producing loungewear, people miss the extravagance of parties, and your wedding might be your coming out moment!

For the bride who finds this type of lavishness garish but loves a singular element, rest assured, there is something for you. The summer of 2021 will see the Flapper-style trend in more muted and demure styles.

The best part—if your heart is set on a different style all together, you can choose the ‘20s style for a rehearsal dinner or your bridesmaids, and 1920s-inspired accessories, jewelry, and hairstyles are very of the moment.


AnfisaWe saw different prints last year in wedding fashion, but the summer of 2021 has moved beyond muted botanicals to cheery and playful patterns.

All-over graphic florals, vintage-inspired, and even wedding gowns covered in cats have graced the runways at Bridal Fashion Week.

If you love to make an entrance or have a fun, creative side, this trend is for you. Of course, oversized prints are not for every bride or every venue, for that matter. If you love this idea, at a minimum, try this trend for your wedding shower, bachelorette party, or just the ceremony portion of your wedding day.


Possibly prompted by Princess Diana’s appearance in The Crown’s last installment, capes will make a comeback in the summer of 2021.

Wedding dresses have been in many collections with some material draped from the shoulders. Some look more like a train made from ribbons or an elegant and ethereal superhero’s cape. Whatever you want to call it, we have seen many instances of material gathered at the shoulders.

Capes are versatile and range in length from cathedral to cropped. They are also embellished with jewels and lace and embroidered with colored blooms or drape elegantly in sheer tulle.

Capes compliment any bridal gown, so if you love the trend, you can add one of the many styles of capes to your wedding day attire.

Less is More

luisiana_2Wedding dresses appearing grandiose without any extra accouterments are among the standout styles for the summer of 2021.

Designers moved away from extra lace, beading, and traditional dramatics to clean lines, architectural elements, and impeccable cuts. It is all about showing fine tailoring.

These dresses look great on any bride and are an excellent option for a bride who wants to make a statement but does not like the extra fuss of beading, jewels, or embroidery.

Bare Backs

Elodie_2Bareback wedding dresses have been a bridal favorite for a few seasons, evolving ever so slightly each season.

This season’s incarnation is surprisingly modest, with full frontal coverage. Many long-sleeved frocks surprised viewers with a bareback when the bride turned around.

If you love the bareback style, it has been seen in every iteration—Sleeveless, long-sleeved, spaghetti-strapped, and even in a heavily-boned corset style. There is one for every venue and style under the sun.

Puffed Sleeves

Jackelyn_2As fashion’s obsession with decade-inspired revivals continues, one of the 80s finest is making a comeback.

Puffed sleeves and bold shoulders are some of the hottest trends for the summer of 2021 wedding fashion. Bishop sleeves, shoulder pads, blouson sleeves, and more add drama and flair to otherwise simple wedding gowns.

If you love the look of a bold sleeve but can’t commit, there are detachable options.


CassablancaWedding gowns for the summer of 2021 have certain practicality to them, and the layered dress is no exception.

Brides are considering wearing their gowns for more than one occasion and embracing dresses with more than one purpose. You can wear an extravagant-looking long skirt for your ceremony which can be removed later for the reception. Or perhaps you would love a built-in style train that can be removed for the dance.

Layered add ons vary from knitwear, puffy overskirts, and gown toppers. The choice is yours.

Honorable mentions go to subtle sparkle gowns, bohemian dresses, mini dresses, lots of ruffles, and gowns with giant bows.

Viero Bridal

When you are ready to choose your wedding gown for your summer 2021 wedding, visit Viero Bridal.

Are you visiting Nevada? Our affordable designer gowns make Viero Bridal one of the best bridal shops Las Vegas has to offer.

In addition to our Las Vegas boutique, you can meet with one of our bridal consultants at our wedding dress boutiques in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles to choose one of the beautiful gowns from our collections. If you have a vision of your dream bridal gown, you can design your couture gown with us to your unique specifications.

How to Make Your Wedding Photos Even Better

How to Make Your Wedding Photos Even Better

When you embark on your wedding planning journey, you likely have a few ideas in mind. You probably have preferences for date and season, venue, and maybe even the caterer. You may have found a photographer whose work you love and with whom you connect.

When it comes to wedding photos, it is generally assumed that a photographer (with a little input from you) will take photos the same or similar to the ones you saw in their portfolio. Even after hiring them, it may take a little time to sink in that YOU will be the star of the photoshoot!

We would all love to appear natural in a photo but for many of us, as soon as the lens turns in our direction, we don’t know how to pose or where to look! But relax! Take a deep breath! There are plenty of things you can do to ensure that your wedding photos are perfect, despite any awkwardness that you may feel.

Here’s our best advice on how to ensure your wedding photos are the best they can be and serve as a precious reminder of your day for years to come!

Try An Engagement Shoot

Trishna_1An engagement photoshoot before your wedding day can help you take great photos on your wedding day. If you have chosen a photographer that you do not know but admire, it might be beneficial to try a dry run.

You might even want to book an engagement shoot with a photographer you’re considering for your wedding. You will benefit from seeing the results and you will develop a relationship that will come in handy on your wedding day.

Another advantage of an engagement shoot is getting the kinks worked out before your wedding photoshoot. You and your future spouse will be able to determine poses that work for you (and ones that don’t), and you can develop a natural-looking smile- which is harder than it sounds!

Hunt for the Right Location

At your wedding, a decent photographer will take the requisite photos: while you are getting ready, the ceremony, the venue, and more. It would help if you decided on a special location or two as well.

Isabella_1Consider locations unique to your area, your relationship, or you as a person. If you and your spouse enjoy time on the water, photos at the waterside might be in order. Some people are more self-conscious when there are people milling about. If this is the case for you, avoid tourist hotspots, and think of some secluded spots with beautiful surroundings, like a national park or a friend’s private garden. Maybe you live in a historic area with wonderful brick buildings that would provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding gown.

If you are concerned about feeling bashful or awkward, mention this to your photographer. They might already have some wedding photoshoot locations in mind that can provide the result you want while making you feel more comfortable.

Be Discerning With Your Hair Stylist and Makeup Artists

Your wedding day (usually) only happens once, and it is natural to want to look your best.

However, makeup for daily activities like work or nights out is very different from wedding makeup. Bridal hairstyles are usually more extravagant and require more staying power than a regular hairstyle. You need an experienced hairstylist and makeup artist to translate your hair and makeup for wedding photos. They will create a look that translates well in photos.

The amount of time that you spend researching your hairstylist and makeup artist will be worth it when you see how fabulous you look on your wedding day and in your wedding photos.

Check out their social media channels for pictures of brides, or ask to see a portfolio of bridal hair and makeup- and request a trial! You may want some small tweaks to their plan for your hair and makeup that will be impossible on your wedding day.

Additionally, you may want to create a makeup and hair touch up kit with miniature versions of the makeup you decided upon for your trial and hairspray, elastics, or bobby pins for your hair.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep and Relax

Sienna_2There are many benefits to a good night’s sleep the night before your wedding; the ability to stay up longer to enjoy what will be a long day, and sleeping well contributes to a less puffy, more rested face. You will thank yourself when you look back at your photos.

Before having your photos taken, you may benefit from practicing a relaxation technique. Meditation, some music, or even a shot of tequila or a glass of champagne might do the trick. You can even try decompressing with your wedding party and family.

Choose a Photographer That You Trust

As we stated above, taking great photos sometimes depends on your rapport with your wedding photographer. So, if you choose a photographer that you trust and feel comfortable around, you are more likely to let go and act naturally.

It is essential to consider factors other than their photography skills when choosing a wedding photographer. You can begin to correspond and get a sense of how you feel with the photographer from your initial conversations.

Is the photographer reasonably easy to get a hold of? Are they enthusiastic about working with you? You will know your comfort level with the wedding photographer relatively soon after meeting, so keep in mind that you are the best judge of character.

If you get a bad vibe from a potential photographer, find one with which you jive. You might be slightly disappointed to not work with your first choice, but working with someone with whom you have a rapport is vital to producing excellent wedding photos.

Other ways to get to know a photographer: suggest a video conference or a meeting in a park or coffee shop.

Choose the Perfect Wedding Dress

Audree_3One of the most important ways to make your wedding photos even better is finding the perfect wedding gown.

Start your search for the perfect wedding dress, making a list, or create a Pinterest board of the dress style you love and setting a wedding gown budget.

Once you have an idea of the type of wedding gown you want, make an appointment at a reputable wedding shop.

Viero Bridal has the best bridal shops in Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. In an elegant wedding gown boutique-like Viero Bridal, the bridal consultants know the wedding dress types that will fit you best. You can even make an appointment to design one of the most affordable couture wedding gowns that hit the mark for both style and elegance.

You will feel beautiful and comfortable in a wedding gown from Viero Bridal, and your wedding photos will reflect that. Remember that the most beautiful wedding photos are created when you are most relaxed, and not worried about how your body looks. With a specially selected wedding gown from Viero Bridal, you will feel comfortable and ready to take on your wedding day—photos and all!

Are you ready to start your journey to the best wedding photos? Call Viero Bridal to make an appointment to find the perfect wedding dress so that you are picture ready!