AdvertisemenAfter The Bride Wore Black, the movie that could inspire many Goth brides to use black wedding dress is The Black Swan. The movie makes the critically acclaimed movie of the moment is more than just a cinematic masterpiece. The production of Black Swan required a ballerina to play both the innocent White Swan and the sensual Black Swan. One dancer, Nina (Portman), is a perfect fit for the White Swan, while Lily (Kunis) has a personality that matches the Black Swan. When the two compete for the parts, Nina finds a dark side to herself.
Black Swan is also one of the most popular movies that you would like to see to find some wedding inspiration. The overdose of tulle and feathers got brides-to-be and planners everywhere inspired to include elements of ballet in their wedding plans.
Leading this trendy development is the fashion industry. Bigwigs in the white-dress-making business, Vera Wang and Monique Lhuillier, have always used plenty of luscious fabrics and embellishments that make their creations resemble overblown-to-perfection tutus. Other bridal gown designers are in for the ride as well. Randi Rahm's new collection features feathers on multiple layers of tulle skirts. And feather hats are beginning to be a hip new veil-alternative.
Black as a motif? Why not? It's the next big thing right now. British singer Sarah Harding may go this route. It's reported that she's so obsessed with the dark psychological film that she's planning her entire wedding around it. She's looking at everything to be dark and even wants the ceremony to take place in a Gothic castle.
There are a lot of ways to go black and opulent. One scenario would be black tablecloth with bouquets of big black feathers as centerpieces instead of floral arrangements at the reception. Deck the venue with drapes made out of feathers and fringes. And to really get into it, have some real swans in specially designed ponds.
If you're really experimental and not traditional, then go for the black dress. It's regal and you'll surely stand out and be remembered for decades to come as the bride who dared to. Or infuse both the White and Black Swans into one single dress. A pristinely virginal white bodice that flows into a seductive black sheer skirt is an idea. For the not-too-adventurous, how about simply adding black details to the ensemble (a black belt accent, perhaps)? Brides who still want to be all dressed in white can opt to have her bridesmaids in the darkest end of the grayscale instead.
Although the controversy of Amy Westcott who credited as the costume designer and received several award nominations for the 40 ballerinas costumes for Portman and the dancers on this film. However, The Black Swan success show that Gothic costumes are the perfect choice for a Ballerina presents her dark side which expressed through dance. It’s inspiring Black Swan Weddings! See other Gothic ballerina costume: Monique Lhuillier's Gothic Blood-Dyed Tulle Ballerina gown that will give a compliment to your olive skin and also your dark brown hair in just the right way.