Now that you’ve looked through bridal magazines and gathered information in search of the right wedding dress, you probably have an idea of the basic cut and style of dress that you want. There are many fabrics used in wedding dress construction from heavier fabrics used for the base construction of a gown to translucent fabrics which are layered over the skirt or sleeves to add fullness and depth. So, there’s a lot to consider: the fabric used to make a dress drastically alters how it looks, feels, and moves.

Brocade

Every fabric has its own unique properties, and here are some of the fabrics you can expect to see in bridal wear:

Brocade

Brocade is a heavy material that is woven of silk with an ornate design and a raised texture. Because Brodade is a heavier fabric, it is a popular wedding dress choice for cooler months.