Flower girl dresses have been traditionally designed for girls between 3 to 8 years of age. These types of dresses are specifically conceptualized and designed for the weddings. A flower girl walks ahead in the path of the bride, sprinkling flowers. Traditionally, a flower girl also has to carry flower basket.
Now, all this make her the point of attraction next to the bride and thus this leaves no margin to adjust with the flower girl’s outfit. These flower girl’s dresses can be found in numerous designs, fabrics and colors.
Not many years ago, dresses for flower girls were originally made in white. However, with the changing trends, various colors have now been put to use to enhance the beauty of the dress for the little girls. Also, the use of these flower dresses are now not only limited to weddings. You can even have your girl wear flower dresses for other occasions like baptism, communions, christening, parties, receptions and Easter etc.
Although flower dresses are made of a variety of materials, dresses made from silk, organza and satin are most popular. These can be made to look more beautiful by the addition of satin ribbons, corded rosettes, laces, beads, tulle and even seed pearls. The style of the flower girl dresses changes according to the style of the bridal dresses.
A white princess style bodice combined with a layered tulle skirt and puffed sleeves that are sprinkled with cream, pink silken rosebuds are considered to be the latest trends in flower girl dresses. Another popularly hot trend can be a sleeveless corset made of satin on a black bodice completely gelled with beaded rosettes.
These types of dresses can be bought in full ankle length skirts with seed pearls scattered all throughout the hem and also a crinoline beneath the dress that provides a ball style effect.
If you search on the internet for flower girls dresses, you will also come upon designer and branded ones that are accompanied with a vast range of complementary accessories. The accessories include wicker bastes with flowers, ribbons and headbands. If you opt for a complete set of these accessories, you also get a tiara, bows, barrettes, gloves, veils and hair wreaths in addition to the other items mentioned above.
The best thing about these branded dresses is that you can either buy the dress with the accessories, or just buy one without the accessories. Of course, a dress will be cheaper when bought without the accessories.
Parents usually face fitting issues when buying a flower dress for their lovely ones. Also, since these are to be worn on selected and special occasions, proper fitting becomes a must for these dresses. Ensure that the dress is neither over sized nor does it fit too tightly on any part of the body.
There are manufacturers who also offer custom sized flower girl dresses. All you need to do is to choose the preferred fabric, style, design and the decorative accessories. Leave the rest on the designers and the tailors. The dresses are usually delivered within a week.
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