You’ve planned the guest list, the flowers, the flavor of cake. You’ve picked your dream dress and started planning a menu. But what are you going to wear underneath?
Of course your wedding dress is the most important piece of clothing to choose on your wedding day, but I’d consider adding undergarments right up there next to it. What you wear underneath your clothes not only affects how you feel about yourself - and your body’s comfort - but also how your dress (or dresses!) fit on the day of your wedding, too!
As you begin to consider your bridal underwear you’ll want to start by considering the style of dress you chose. Is it body skimming and silky? Structured and snug? Loose and flowy? Sleeves or Strapless? Plunging back?
FOR A SILKY DRESS
For a silky, body skimming dress you’ll want to look for undergarments that are smooth and blend right in like second skin. Shapewear is always a wonderful option, emphasizing your natural curves and ensuring a perfect fit. Nood and Conturelle both offer beautiful, elevating pieces to smooth your curves and disappear completely under your dress. We don’t recommend anything with detailed lace applique unless you don’t mind it showing through the soft fabric of your dress. A simple nude bra and thong, such as the Montelle Strapless Bra and butter-soft Commando Classic Thong are also staples for undergarments that just disappear under what you’re wearing.
Depending on how supportive your dress is, you might want to opt for nothing but nipple covers, or the Game Changer Lift and Shape Bra from Nood - it allows for total support while covering the least amount of skin for those deep cut or particularly warm dresses!
FOR A STRUCTURED DRESS
If your dress is made of fairly sturdy material that won’t show a pattern through, we definitely recommend finding a matching set that makes you feel like a queen - and can double as honeymoon lingerie! Aubadeoffers classic elegance with a modern feel in it’s Pour Toujours set, or for the more budget conscious bride, Clo Intimo’s Fortuna Setoffers a fun and flirty support at an accessible price point. With these dresses you’ll have the broadest range of options - and maybe consider throwing some fun color in there as a surprise for your partner later on that night!
FOR THE HONEYMOON
Heirloom quality pieces for your honeymoon will be an investment you won’t regret. They’re pieces you’ll return to throughout your life together, not only woven with skill and attention, but also with sweet memories. Our favorite piece of honeymoon lingerie is the Toi Mon Amour Nightie by Aubade. Made of pure silk, it embodies romance and femininity in each detail of lace and perfect drape of fabric. The Darling set from the Rya Collection is a gorgeous, budget-friendly option as well, offering a wide range of styles from chemises to coverups to robes, all with delicate lace detailing. The Shell Belle Cocktail Swimsuit offers a distinctively bridal look and feel, all while being pool or beach day friendly.
Whatever you choose, though, choose something that makes you feel beautiful. Defining moments in your life deserve quality lingerie that you’re comfortable, confident, and happy in. We look forward to helping you find the perfect set!