Recently it has become very fashionable to wear clothes in the national style, with ethnic motifs. And this is manifested not only in everyday clothes, but also in wedding clothes. In addition, lately there has been a fashion for stylized weddings. So, weddings are held in cowboy, rock, retro and many other styles.
Some newlyweds, especially in Western Ukraine, celebrate weddings in the national Ukrainian style. Bright outfits of guests in traditional Ukrainian “embroidered shirts”, ethnic decoration of the hall, on the tables — Ukrainian national treats and the bride, dressed not in an ordinary white wedding dress, but in Ukrainian style — with embroidery or ethnic elements.
Ukrainian style outfits
Binding to such a style implies the use of ethnic elements in the style and decorations on clothes, namely, in the Ukrainian style are used:
- “poppy” motifs;
- colored ribbons;
- wide or high belts;
- voluminous flounces and sleeves;
- frills on the bodice.
So, wedding and evening dresses in the Ukrainian style from the popular design studio Alla Galetskaya are very beautiful. She managed to successfully combine the modern cut of dresses with national motifs. Her exclusive outfits are decorated with artistic painting, appliqués, beads, hand embroidery, artificial flowers, ribbons and even Swarovski crystals.
Hairstyle in the Ukrainian style
Ukrainian women have long decorated their hairstyles with wreaths with artificial flowers and ribbons. A wedding dress in the Ukrainian style also involves the use of braids with ribbons woven into them, as well as decorations in the form of spikelets and artificial poppies, cornflowers and other bright flowers.
Bridal bouquet in Ukrainian style
In the old days in Ukraine, a bouquet replaced a wreath, which the bride herself wove from wildflowers and herbs, putting her sensuality and tenderness into it. You can remember such a symbolic attribute of the wedding image and weave such an original decoration for the bride. If the idea of a bouquet is closer to you, it will need to be stylized as much as possible. To do this, use bright wildflowers, spikelets and multi-colored ribbons.