Fishtail Wedding Gowns
Nothing celebrates the female form quite like a fishtail. The classic silhouette oozes a sense of old school glamour and accentuates the curvaceous beauty of the hour-glass for the ultimate in seductive wedding gown shapes.
With designers' constant reimaginations of the timeless fishtail, it's constantly in the throes of a modern makeover where traditional elements combine with modern fashions to swoon-worthy effect, giving brides a beautifully 'now', yet ageless look they'll treasure for decades to come.
From fit and flare dresses to exaggerated A-lines and fishtails that subtly kick-out at the ankles to statement frocks that hug the hips then billow out with dramatic flair, mermaids are finding glorious new ways to shimmy down the catwalks. The latest laces with geometric and floral patterns are being paired with plunge necklines, cap sleeves and delicate spaghetti straps for mermaids with bohemian detail, while elegant floral embroidery, exquisite beading and sultry drapery achieves a similarly free-spirited and on-trend result.
Fitted sweetheart bodices, illusion backs and built-in trains all add to the allure, with minimalism packing an oh-so head-turning punch via a single high-fashion feature such as oversized bows, thigh-high splits (with dotted and floral tulle) and long sleeves adorning perfectly cut gowns.
Take a leisurely scroll through our gallery of gorgeous mermaids to discover what is causing such a sartorial stir - and where exactly in Cornwall and Devon you can find them...
Rosa Clara Boheme
Sottero & Midgley
Rosa Clara Soft
Rosa Clara Soft
Wtoo by Watters
Enchanting by Mon Cheri
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