Not every bride has the luxury of time; but every bride deserves the luxury of fresh designer wedding looks. Brides getting married in 2021 or 2022, say goodbye to waiting nine months for your wedding dress.
Bridal pantsuits are replacing the white wedding dress, and they’re also tossing traditional wedding timelines out the door. Pantsuits are finding themselves in ready-to-wear collections, civil ceremony collections, and just about anywhere that designers are making waves for the spontaneous modern bride.
Whether it’s the wedding day look or rehearsal dinner (or anywhere in between) wearing a killer bridal pantsuit is a modern-day rite of passage. But we’re not here to diss the statement-making ballgown, as our love of alternative dresses for the cool bride is unwavering. Instead, we’re making an equal amount of style space for the glamorous bridal pantsuit.
We’re sharing sleek fits and pantsuits made to flow with your movement. Bridal suits can be embroidered, dotted, plunging, or draped – your dreams are reimagined in a pantsuit on our list.
Known for show-stopping details, designer Christian Siriano brought back this look from his spring 2019 collection. Worn by Padma Lakshmi to the Billboard Music Awards, it’s a sizzling custom white look fully embellished in crystals, a deep neckline, and secured by a statement button. You can bet we were stopped in our tracks – a vision of Bridal Musings dreams imagined. Padma, we love you!
Galia Lahav’s Pret-A-Porter Line
The ready-to-wear collection by Galia Lahav is bold, chic, and exactly what we’ve been waiting for from the fashion house. The Anelise Jacket and Trousers are a crisp and feminine take on a traditional tuxedo. Tailored with contrast silk satin lapels, a slim tailored pants, and completed with tulle-covered crystal buttons, it’s pure perfection.
Goli June wants their part of your wedding experience to be fun and effortless. Their inclusive sizing (from 0-30) makes this look attainable for any bride. This suit is a silk mikado and wool blend that’s slim and elongating and detailed just enough to feel special. The blazer has a satin lapel on the jacket that matches the pant cuff detail for that extra bridal touch.
The Law Bridal
Designer Megan Lawrence channels natural and sustainable fabrics in her contemporary and edgy styles. The 2021 collection was created from inspiration in wide-open spaces, breaths of fresh air, and the refreshing feeling of being surrounded by nature. It’s no surprise that this silhouette feels just as relaxed. The Ezra Suit styled with the Logan Belt gives this look its own aura. It’s a more relaxed silhouette for a traditional suit, so brides will feel at ease in its beauty and simplicity.
Daughters Of Simone
This season, the storytelling by Daughters Of Simone is a personal one, with deep ties to their family roots. They are serving us with two killer pantsuits and no, we can’t pick just one. Each look is equally bold and badass. The Margeaux Suit is an ivory floral jacquard that feels subtle in print, and strong in attitude. The Josephine Suit is a lamé brocade bridal suit that’s for the fearless bride, the wild child, and the sacred heart.
This jacket flaunts strong shoulders, perfectly placed slanted pockets, and a softly rounded bottom hem to flatter all body types. Alexander McQueen’s expertly tailored cropped pants also give you the option to flaunt your wedding shoes whether you go neutral or you go bold. In a refined wool fabric, this suit is perfect for a wedding at city hall and for any events during your post-wedded bliss.
Hello lustrous satin, double-breasted jacket, and flared pants that channel the peak of 1970’s sophistication. This stunning pantsuit harnesses the power of meticulous lines and shoulder pads to bring us an ultra-hip and minimalistic satin set.
Cut and tailored in Italy, this suit is a mix of structure and airy attitudes colliding. Lightly padded shoulders offer structure and clean lines, as the jacket maintains a structured but bohemian flair. Carefree peekaboo cutouts are the star of the jacket, bursting with personality.
Let it be known that we’ve found the perfect 90’s-inspired relaxed suit with big Princess Diana energy. Magda Butrym’s signature oversized silk blazer is essentially timeless in design and feel. Wide pants in this relaxed fit trade 90’s frumpy for flowy and stylish. This look can be dressed up in diamond earrings (think, princess meets menswear!) or worn more casually to match your personal style.
We’ve never gazed upon a more delicate suit. Elegant-meets-whimsical 3D florals decorate this set in organic asymmetry. Named after Grace Kelly, it’s a modern pantsuit channeling her spirit, made of luxurious raw silk, crystals, and hand-dyed silk blooms. How could a pantsuit be so magical?
The Lein experience is a bespoke, one-on-one collaboration between you and the designer, Meredith from their NYC studio. And let us assure you, this relaxed satin pantsuit is a statement maker. It’s simultaneously low-key but stylized with a dotted pattern and loose effortless feel.
Brides looking for a clean and sophisticated look, we’ve found it for you. Kaviar Gauche represents modern glamour with their made in Germany bridal collections. The set is designed with a lightly textured fabric and a soft sheen. It’s chic and a little bit casual. Cigarette pants offer a smooth and relaxed structure, tying it together for your laid-back state of mind.
A brand focused on traditional embroidery, Deerah creates pieces that are hand-sewn by Palestinian women refugees in Jordan. They’ve designed the ideal suit for your katb-ktab, your engagement party, and anything else that needs a bold bit of flair. This luxurious crepe suit is detailed with eye-catching color that includes 100 hours of stunning hand embroidery. Complete the look with the matching chiffon Wedding Shawl.
We present to you a pantsuit, but make it short. It’s structured but drapey; it’s bold but beautifully charming. The ebb and flow of design allows for a draped jacket with the feeling of a blouse. The shorts are tailored in the waist, complete with pleats and pockets, and flow to match the overall light-as-air quality of this look.
Michael Lo Sordo
A sexy way to wear a pantsuit is in glorious silk satin. Perfect for the modern bride a la Emily Ratajkowsk, it’s not trying too hard to make a sexy statement. Made from fluid silk satin, you can cinch the top tightly, wear it closed, or let it loosely open. It’s ultra-relaxed, for the confident bride needing no fuss to enjoy themself.
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