For some brides, wearing a full ball gown or skirt feels like a stuffy and inaccurate representation of their personalities — which is perhaps why the concept of the wedding jumpsuit has taken off in recent years. Instead of smothering herself under layers of tulle, a bride can wear a simple, elegant white suit which allows her to feel both beautiful and comfortable. Even though it’s not my personal style, it makes sense.
However, I think some people might be taking this whole “wedding jumpsuit” trend a bit far.
Designer Herve Moreau recently created an intricate, lace wedding jumpsuit for Spanish brand Pronovias, and it might leave you feeling … a tad chilly.
The jumpsuit in question was crafted with crystals and lace detailing, and apparently took 244 hours to make. With so much time and effort put into the piece, you can’t deny that the final creation is a work of art.
But, I’m not quite sure I would endorse it as a work of art you should wear down the aisle.
Model Cristina Pedroche Navas recently shared snapshots of the unusual bridal outfit to her Instagram.
It’s beautiful, but … seriously vexing.
While the craftsmanship is impressive, I have some questions about the practicality of this outfit:
- How do you not, um, slip? I mean, this is a pretty sheer bodysuit, and there’s only so much room for precautionary tape.
- Does it cast an awkward pall on the celebrations if your extended family knows what your butt looks like?
- What if the whole things rips? I hate to break it to you, but sheer mesh is far from being the most reliable material. One wrong move during the chicken dance and you’re exposing yourself to everybody.
- Is peeing simply out of the question? Or will you need to enlist the help of a spotter?
- If you want to look naked, why shell out a lot of money to do so? You can look naked for free, girl.
While it’s refreshing to see such forward-thinking fashion inspirations for brides, I have to admit that I’m feeling like an old fogey about this one. Mesh and lace are all well and great for wedding attire, but when there’s only a thin layer of lace standing between your crotch and a horde of wedding guests, I’d opt for a tad more coverage.
If anything, this seems like an outfit you should be saving for your wedding night.