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Dresses For A Summer Bride by Joyce Young

Words By: Charles Edwards-Freshwater

Is there anything as idyllic as a summer wedding? Whether you choose to tie the knot under arches of flowers outside a beautiful church or against the backdrop of crashing waves on a tropical beach, the summer season allows you to be more experimental with lots of aspects of your wedding, especially the dress.

Understanding that a summer bride requires special attention to find a dress both breezy and beautiful, Joyce Young have created a series of stunning gowns which are ideal for a sun drenched ceremony no matter what the location.

Renowned for her gift for colour, fabric, style and the delicate details which all work as one to make a wedding dress simply extraordinary, Joyce Young has an innate talent for creating gowns that have the wow factor. Working closely with her team of stylists, fitters and seamstresses, Joyce Young makes sure that everything comes together in harmony in her designs, allowing you to enjoy the big day in a dress that is nothing less than exquisite from veil to hem and helping you begin the next big step in your life looking radiant in every regard.

One of the most beautiful designs from Joyce Young that is ideal for summer is the Christie Fairytale dress. Exactly what you’d expect from a piece named after the beautiful fables of our childhood, this gorgeous gown is a timeless expression of beauty and elegance and one which will definitely help you towards achieving your happily ever after.

Constructed using floaty petals of tulle and finished with intricate floral detailing, this wedding dress is ideal for brides who want a dress with lots of movement, the full skirts easily catching the breeze and helping you glide down the aisle without being too hot to wear in the summer heat.  A sweetheart neckline adds a further touch of fairytale whimsy, and the flower embroidery is also detailed with pearls and beads, delicate design elements that make this dress perfect for any princess who wants their summertime fairytale to come true.

For those with their heart set on a beach ceremony you could do far worse than choosing Joyce Young’s Celine design. A sophisticated sirenesque gown that features a capped sleeves and a slim line silhouette, the most appealing aspect of this design is its flowing material, the billowing folds creating an enchanting sense of movement that is perfect for picking up the ocean breeze.

Formed from ivory chiffon and decorated with beautiful bursts of diamante and beading, the Celine gown is entirely unique due to its front pleating, a feature that allows the dress to be comfortable and chic at the same time - ideal for sophisticated sirens who want to ensure that all eyes are on them on the big day without feeling restricted by fabric.

Looking for something a bit more bohemian? The Aimee bridal gown from Joyce Young is likely to tickle your fancy. A stunning design that takes a pared down approach to pretty, the dress is formed from lightweight chiffon and offers a relaxed silhouette making it the best choice for brides who want to keep things free spirited and unrestricted.

Beautifully decorated with flowers across the bust, the details form a deliciously delicate harmony with the plain skirt, instantly drawing eyes in to appreciate the masterful patterning whilst the skirt keeps things simple enough to not be overwhelming for brides who like things on the plainer side. Finely crafted, flowing and free, this dress is one that will make any summer wedding feel like a festival made just for you.

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