The train, as an element of a wedding dress, came into fashion in the 19th century. By the way, it was this period that became a turning point in the history of the wedding dress, because then the English Queen Victoria was the first in the world to go down the aisle in a luxurious white dress (before that, brides wore dresses of any color, and this was not given much importance). Queen Victoria’s outfit was decorated with a luxurious train, and it was after her marriage that not a single crowned person of England (and of other monarchies) could afford to go to the wedding altar without a long, light train. By the way, since then an interesting belief has appeared in the UK — the longer the train on the bride’s dress, the longer she will be happy in marriage.
The most famous wedding dresses with a train
It is not surprising that it is British brides who more often than others fall into the lists of the owners of the most beautiful wedding dresses. The most famous wedding dress with a train is the outfit in which Diana Spencer (who became Princess Diana after the marriage) married. Her lace wedding dress with a train turned the heads of millions of girls around the world and gave impetus to an unprecedented popularization of dresses of this type. This is not surprising, because Princess Diana’s dress was embroidered with antique lace and pearls, and the length of the train was as much as 7.5 m.
Another famous dress belongs to the chosen one of the son of Princess Diana, William. His beloved Kate Middleton (now the Duchess of Cambridge) also went down the aisle in a wedding dress with a long train and conquered the whole world with her grace and elegance.
A dress with a train at one time was chosen for the wedding by another famous Briton — Victoria Beckham. Marrying the dream of thousands of girls of David Beckham, Vicki put on a luxurious puffy dress with a rather long exquisite train and, of course, was simply irresistible.
Varieties of wedding dresses with a train
Today, designers decorate not only magnificent wedding dresses with a train. This detail is now added to almost all known styles, and they do it quite successfully. So, today in shops for brides, in addition to puffy dresses, decorated with a luxurious train, you can find:
- straight wedding dresses with a train;
- wedding dress “fish” (or “mermaid”) with a train;
- mini wedding dresses with a train.
If you want to feel like a princess and get married in a wedding dress with a long train, then it is best to pay attention to curvy models. The fact is that a long train (from a meter or more) looks most appropriate in multi-layered dresses, being a logical continuation of his luxurious skirt. When choosing a wedding dress with a long train, immediately check how well this train pins up and whether it is comfortable for you to move around in this attire. After all, a train (especially a long one) is a rather heavy element that, with its weight, can give you a fair amount of discomfort.
A relatively long train can also be worn on fish or mermaid dresses. However, its length rarely exceeds a meter, otherwise it will be extremely problematic to move around in such an outfit.
A straight wedding dress with a train is very suitable for refined and romantic natures. As a rule, such models are not overloaded with unnecessary elements, they are very concise and restrained. A straight wedding dress with a train is an ideal choice for a modest, graceful and pretty bride.
But if you are a lover of fun, and a wedding in this regard is no exception for you, then opt for a mini wedding dress with a train. Such an outfit will not hinder your movements, will allow you to dance, have fun and look girlishly elegant and beautiful at the same time — as befits a bride.
And one last tip: when choosing a dress with a train, make sure that during the ceremony someone gently straightens it, otherwise the whole breathtaking effect that a luxurious train should produce will be spoiled.