In a traditional Mexican wedding you will find many different traditions. Traditions of a Mexican wedding are symbolic and are rich in Latin customs. Because the Mexicans possess a diverse background the wedding dresses will reflect this. You will notice a Spanish influence in Mexican fashion. If a Mexican wedding is also following a specific theme then the bride’s wedding dress will reflect that theme. If, for example the couple were to choose a beach themed wedding, the wedding dress would take on a seamless design that reflects the ocean, sun and sand.
In a Mexican wedding the white dress may not fit into the contemporary wedding style. An excellent choice is the huipil with it’s colorful patterns, decorative stitching and overall elaborate design.
Some couples are more conservative. If this is the case then the wedding dress will reflect this with a floor length gown and long sleeves. Traditionally silk is the material used and can be worn with comfort as well as giving it a sleek appearance.
If the couple is more flamboyant, then a flamenco look is more appropriate. The dress is fitted to the body and a bolero jacket is worn. The groom will wear a matador jacket and skintight trousers.
Another wedding dress worn is the enredo. The skirt is a full wrap around and you are able to mix and match depending on your mood. Of course the colors will always compliment each other.
You will find that Mexican wedding dresses are available just about anywhere, are easy to create, and can be very colorful. There are many ways of life peculiar to the Mexican community with each background having a unique way of planning their wedding day around their particular culture.
One thing that you can count on is a beautiful display of color when you attend a Mexican wedding. A good wedding planner will keep this in mind when planning the joyous event. Mexican weddings are special and everyone likes to get involved in creating that perfect Mexican wedding dress.