Beyond Kimono: 38 Modern Kawaii Japanese Wedding Dress Inspiration

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Traditional Japanese wedding customs or shinzen shiki comprises an elaborate ceremony in the Shinto shrine. The Japanese bride may be painted pure white from head to feet as a declaration of her maiden condition to the gods. The bride’s attire consists of a luxurious kimono, strong make-up, a hairpiece, and a head covering. A pair of two choices of headgear are present: the wataboshi, a white-colored hood; and a tsunokakushi that serves to hide the bride’s “horns of jealousy” and symbolizes her purpose in becoming a soft and obedient wife.

Because of the popularity of contemporary and modern wedding party celebration, cutting-edge gowns designed after the Western type of wedding fashion and style have likewise shown up. Some brides who really don’t wish to let go of their roots, can also prefer to have Western-style gowns by using kimono fabric materials.

Famous Japanese models Ebihara Yuri and Oshikiri Moe unveiled a new wedding dress collection for their “A Liliale” brand. Let’s get hitched with their creativity and be inspired from their modern and kawaii fashion design sense and how each wedding gowns being captured in photography.


Sweet Chic by Oshikiri Moe


There is a feeling of high-class on the bride’s heart and happiness being expressed by the trendy color, glitter, and flower blossom motif. A perfect balance of sweetness and spice by the Sweet Chic of Oshikiri Moe for A Liliale brand.


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Airy Cute by Ebihara Yuri


Romantic sweet as cotton candy colors, this brilliant collection further brightens the smile of the bride for its lightness and cuteness. The flower design tickles a girl’s dream by the Airy Cute of Ebihara Yuri for A Liliale brand.


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A Liliale 2012 New Collection


Let’s watch the sweet cuteness of each bridal gowns as the models do the catwalk.

Further Readings and Inspiration



1. 5 Things To Do When Choosing A Wedding Dress
2. Wedding Photography: What Brides Need To Know
3. 42 Royalty Wedding Dress Design Sketch Ideas For The Bride
4. 20 Best Celebrity Bride Movies And Their Wedding Dress



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Shenique

The dresses are gorgeous.

Are they for sale? I am interesed in purchasing.

Shenique

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Mary

Me too…can these or similar designs be found anywhere in the US or bought online?

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helen

Hey.. where can I get these dresses???
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sahrish

these are soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo nice really marvallous

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Mike

All the pics are superb.I like all the dresses. They are awesome & uniuqe.You have done a great job by sharing this post with us.Its really great.Keep sharing with us in future too.

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Nick

Wows these dresses are really looking fabulous .These
dresses are really perfect for wedding. I am totally impressed. These dresses
are fits perfectly and look stunning. I never doubted your professionalism and
I am completely impressed with your standards and product.

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Annie

intricate designs at its best! Love to wear those dress!

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Anya

They look so fabulous and extremely cute!

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