classic wedding dress, satin fabric, panelled bodice, square neckline, pleated A-line skirt

Stunning Sophia is the ultimate classic wedding dress. A panelled bodice features the current must-have square neckline and fitted waist. The distinctive A-line skirt is double box pleated and shaped with a petticoat. Luxurious duchess satin in soft ivory defines this timeless style.

classic wedding dress, fitted bodice, square back neckline, a-line skirt
classic wedding dress, square back neckline, fitted bodice, a-line skirt

Sophia – Classic Wedding Dress

The Design

Perfectly on trend, Sophia is a classic wedding dress for the modern bride. Draping duchess satin in a gentle ivory hue defines this timeless style.

The Bodice

The bodice is beautifully tailored, with slim parallel panels counterbalancing the fashionable square neckline. These fine lines flatter the body, elongate and draw the eye to the narrow waist. Lightweight boning in all seams gives Sophia’s top that flawless, smooth finish. Low and square cut, the back neckline mirrors the refined front decolletage. We could add buttons on the closure if you’d like.

The Fabric

Satin with silk lustre was my fabric of choice for this design. Duchess satin is one of the most classic wedding dress fabrics of all. It offers lots of body, holds shape well and has that sense of luxury a quality bridal fabric needs. This mid-weight woven satin is natural fibre based, which makes it feel light and cool to wear. Ideal for a hot summer wedding!

The Skirt

Double box pleats set this skirt apart. The double layering adds depth and gives the dress a sophisticated, chic feel.
I cut the skirt with a small train, as box pleating doesn’t tend to flow well into a train shape. In these photos, the skirt sits over a separate tulle petticoat. If you’d prefer to wear the dress without this, it will fall slim with a more contemporary silhouette.

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