Frock friday ~ by Wonderful Wraps

Today’s guest post comes from the lovely Trilby from the team  at Wonderful Wraps.  Their job is to provide the perfect accessory to your dream dress… a gorgeous wrap.  From the glamorous to the elegant, a wrap is a great way to accessorise your outfit, and as Trilby mentions below, with the ever unpredictable British weather, can be a pretty way to keep warm too!

Over to Trilby…


Beautiful bridal accessories for your perfect day – we have it ‘Wrapped Up!’

Welcome to the wonderful world of wraps! From ways to wear them to ideas for dresses that may work well with this must have accessory. I want to add inspiration to your perfect wedding event!

As spring is almost upon us and summer is not far behind, I thought it might be helpful to give you brides-to-be a little guidance and demonstrate how a beautiful wrap can add sophistication to any dress style and keep you warm – whatever the weather! We all know how changeable the British forecast can be! So not only can a wrap, of whatever style, keep the heat in, it can also be an aid to show off areas you want to let breath! Style savvy brides have been using cover ups and shawls in abundance this season as they are a great way of giving camouflage to problem areas (such as upper arms for example) and can also frame and compliment your dream wedding dress.

Most of the wraps that have been making a huge wave amongst the fashion industry play with material and texture adding a certain depth and character to your over all look.

Let me give you some examples to excite your mind and stimulate your senses!


This shawl style is perfect for covering areas you want to cleverly conceal but also adds versatility by keeping you warm and toasty – all the while embodying old school Hollywood glamour. And ladies – take note – cost saving is paramount in this current economic climate! You want your accessories to have a multi functional purpose – maybe even to snuggle under after your big day has come to a close!


{Wonderful Wraps velvet satin wrap}


Our bespoke marabou stole allows any bride the perfect mix of drama and elegance and marries the ability to cover up or reveal what is hidden underneath! Perfect for those sassy ladies that want to add a bit of wow factor into their event!

 {Wonderful Wraps ivory marabou stole}


To really be a show stopper and give your dress a touch of fairytale fantasy the ‘Red Riding Hood’ cloak is a sure way to make any bride feel a true belle of the ball. Add this fabulous accessory to even the most simple of dress designs (shown here with a simple ivory strapless gown) and it transforms into a mythical creation!

 {Wonderful Wraps ivory hooded cloak}


This flower tulle from our new S/S Limited Edition 2012 collection is sure to make you feel ultra special but also keep you cool in the warmer months – or perfect if you are looking at a hot destination wedding!

 Wonderful Wraps Flower Tulle from The Limited Collection (coming soon to website)


And to finish off our little trip through the sumptuous sensation that is known as the wrap in any one of its forms, its only fitting to finish with one of our best selling creations! Here it is paired with a simple but chic ivory ’sheath’ style gown. We think you will agree that this exquisite organza cloak makes the dress pop with angelical style. This could definitely be the piece de résistance for a picture perfect spring/summer wedding. It’s all about the magic touches and that wonderful wrap that’s right for you!

{Wonderful Wraps organza ivory cloak}


Wonderful Wraps is just about to celebrate 20 years in the business and has recently undergone a complete re branding by its new Managing Director and Co Partner, Katie Diamond. Katie has just been featured in the latest Dorset Society magazine which was so exciting for the whole Wonderful Wraps team! The marabou stole featured in this article is the same design seen on Strictly Come Dancing’s Christmas Day special, worn by the beautiful Deborah Stevenson. We pride ourselves at Wonderful Wraps on creating an environment we love to work in and products that people love to wear – something that makes you feel instantly special when you feel the material engulf your body! All our products are made here in the UK and we are happy to have items made in your exact size and specification as all our pieces are bespoke to your measurements and we only have limited stock to keep that unique and exclusive feel for all our wonderful customers.

Feature by Trilby Burgess

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