If you are planning a wedding in a hot country or a beach wedding, you should opt for a floaty design and light fabric such as taffeta. Look for cool and light fabrics that are suitable for a tropical wedding. You can choose from lace, chiffon, light georgette, and polyester. Stay away from dresses made from silk Mikado and organza.
Go for a velvet cape or cashmere shrug if you are getting married in a country with a colder climate such as Sweden or Denmark. You can get a mermaid dress by Oscar de la Renta and a luxurious fur jacket. Those who want to up their style quotient can buy a wedding dress by Legends by Romona Keveza. Choose a classic dress with off-the-shoulder sleeves, made from lace. Martina Lianaas body-hugging wedding dress and organza jacket also befit winter nuptials. You can check other designers such as Sarah Arnett, Arcangel, Alice Temperley, and Jenny Packham.
It is best to buy a separate petticoat because a fully-skirted gown is difficult to carry and pack. If you are flying overseas, you can ask the flight attendant whether you can hang the gown in the cabin.