When planning a wedding every bride’s focus will be on the dress – the all-important wedding gown – but have you stopped for one moment to consider that perhaps it’s what’s underneath that makes the dress?
Pretty, sexy lingerie is a must for a bride – don’t make your undergarments your ‘something old’ please! Having a bra and briefs that fit properly can make your dress look completely different, so it’s important to start with the lingerie before you choose the gown.
And if you like many brides have toned up ahead of your day, ensure you book yourself in for measurement appointment before the wedding to make sure you’re wearing the right size. Nothing is worse than an ill-fitting bra…
Now if there is something the French do well it is lingerie, so when leading brand Chantelle invited us down to their London showroom to browse the collections we happily accepted. Chantelle ‘Eternelle’ bridal range includes everything a bride could wish for.
Eternelle is a magnificent line in Calais lace, the fruit of a successful association between French lace-making expertise and Chantelle’s inimitable style.
The lace is rich in detail using very thin thread for a silk lace effect. Using an old-style artisan technique, that guaranteed high quality, softness and exceptional finishing detail. The soft and delicate lace is combined with the sheen of satin on the bra straps and edging.
Prices vary but a bra will set you back £58 to £62; the full brief £32; suspender belt £38; while the basque is available for £130 and the body £110.