As spring fashion week come to a close, bridal fashion week almost immediately popped up in its place. The fall 2017 looks are just a dreamy as ever and probably going to result in a few new additions to that secret wedding pinboard that you don’t have (but totally have). It’s cool, we won’t tell. But if there is one wedding dress collection you should pin away without abandon, it should be Viktor&Rolf’s debut bridal collection Viktor&Rolf Mariage.
If you’re not yet familiar with the Dutch designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren, allow us to introduce you. The often quirky duo produces collections that stray ever so slightly from the norm. But they somehow managed to do in a way that doesn’t result in the thought, “But who would actually wear that?” One of their most iconic collections was back in 2009 when they sent models down the runway in giant tulle pieces shaped by a chainsaw. It’s that alternative and modern approach that has been seamlessly woven into their bridal foray.
Of the 29 dresses included in the collection, all offer some sort of innovative element. The “Flower Cloud Shirt Dress” combines a preppy collared + buttoned top with a whimsical bottom embellished with 3D flowers. The “Bow Cape Dress” is basically a buyable version of Solange’s iconic bridal number. The “Bow Spine” gown looks like something The Fifth Element’s Leeloo would wear down the aisle and one ensemble is not even a dress at all but rather a tuxedo jumpsuit.
In a release about the debut line, the designers write, “We have always been fascinated by wedding dresses. A wedding dress is like a story, a small universe in its own right. It is an icon of one of life’s most precious moments…Each dress in this collection has an individual, autonomous character.”
Considering Viktor&Rolf are esteemed high-fashion designers, these aren’t going to be the most budget-friendly gowns. But if you’re down for an outfit that’ll blow literally everyone at your wedding out of the water, it might just be worth the splurge.
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(Photo via Victor&Rolf)