Bold and Romantic Emily in Paris Inspired Outfits for Your Spring Wedding | Southern Bride
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If you’re anything like us, Netflix’s Emily in Paris, starring the captivating Lily Collins, soared to the top of our binge-list last fall. A charming portrayal of a young American woman adjusting to her new job and life in the City of Lights, Emily in Paris is as bright and airy as the spring wedding season that’s come to greet us. Part of the show’s magnetic draw comes from its bold and unique take on American-in-Paris fashion: Emily layers striking prints, patterns, textures, and colors to create vibrant and youthful looks that glimmer with European romance. Inspired by the hit show and the first days of flowers blooming, we’ve curated Emily in Paris inspired outfits for your spring wedding that are as inviting as the streets of Paris.

Rehearsal Dinner

Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Look

Pull your guests into the European atmosphere of your spring wedding weekend with a chic rehearsal dinner dress featuring contrasting floral panels and designer shoes Emily couldn’t help but adore. Any bride-to-be instantly transforms into the effortlessly chic Parisienne when she pairs a statement dress by Oscar de La Renta with timeless accessories like black Louboutins and a silver structured Balenciaga bag. Finish the maximalist look and style Emily is known for with these colorful quartz drop earrings, equally fun and feminine.

Dress: Oscar de la Renta
Earrings: Larkspur & Hawk
Necklace: Sydney Evan
Bag: Balenciaga
Shoes: Christian Louboutin


Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Bridesmaids Look

Floral and flowy or monochrome and slightly structured? Both gowns are perfect Emily-inspired options for your bridesmaids. Asymmetrical necklines and midi dresses are two of 2021’s biggest bridesmaid trends. Hemant and Nandita’s floral midi dress comes with a detachable belt. Keep it for a waist-cinching detail with a hint of gold or let the gown flow freely for a modern and breezy bridesmaid look. Brides favoring a classic bridesmaid look will adore Roland Mouret’s silk-blend organza-jacquard midi dress, whose blush color, pleated skirt, and gently puffed sleeve are the quintessential feminine. Brides seeking the mismatched bridal party trend can easily incorporate both of these looks into their ceremony: florals and pinks go hand in hand, especially when respectively paired with Stuart Weitzman leather sandals and pink suede Louboutins.

Gown: Hemant and Mandita
Gown: Roland Mouret
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman
Shoes: Chrstian Louboutin
Earrings: Mignonne Gavigan
Earrings: Retrofete
Clutch: Judith Leiber Couture
Clutch: Florabella


Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Ceremony Look

Strapless gown + feathers = *heart eye emoji.* This stunning, hand-crafted wedding dress from Oscar de la Renta’s Spring 2021 collection draws upon a sophisticated strapless neckline of silk organza to play up a full skirt of ostrich feathers. This gown pairs beautifully with ruffle Bagdley Mischka slingback sandals that add head-to-toe visual interest to a bridal ensemble effervescent with textured flourishes. Pearl drop earrings and a simple studded clutch are dainty and feminine, while this Tiffany diamond necklace is a resplendent accessory fit for a fashion-forward bride on her wedding day.

Gown: Oscar de la Renta
Earring: Arabella
Necklace: Tiffany
Bag: Tyler Ellis
Shoes: Badgley Mischka


Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Reception Look

Known for putting her own modern twists on classic conventions, Emily would trade in classic white for a lively metallic gown to dance the night away at her reception. Two-pieces are all the rage this spring, and Emilia Wickstead’s gold and silver lamé dress is accentuated by a classic material-gathered waist for a bold reception look guaranteed to shimmer underneath the sparkling lights. These Malone Souliers pumps sport a curved design that breathe the latest trends into style staples like stiletto heels and pointed toes. A Lelet NY studded ponytail cuff and pink Rafe geometric clutch nod to Emily’s flair for modern and unique accessories and complete your playful, nighttime look.

Top: Emilia Wickstead
Skirt: Emilia Wickstead
Shoes: Malone Souliers
Hair Cuff: Lelet NY
Earrings: Mejuri
Bag: Rafe



Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Daytime Honeymoon Look

Loud patterns, flowy skirts, and bold accessories, hallmarks of Emily’s wardrobe, find no better place to shine than the honeymoon. A breezy cotton-poplin top paired with an Isabel Marant ruched floral skirt and Stuart Weitzman leather sandals are the perfect sun-kissed daytime ensemble. 

Skirt: Isabel Marant
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman
Earrings: Club Monaco
Bag: Charles and Keith



Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Honeymoon Date Look

The organza flowers, embroidered stems, and dreamy tulle on this pink velvet-trimmed Marchesa dress paired with Rene Caovilla stud sandals, whose dainty butterflies flitting up your leg evoke the ethereal, are reminiscent of some of Emily’s best dazzling evening looks in Paris.

Dress: Marchesa
Bag: Monique Lhuillier
Earrings: David Yurman
Bracelet: Nest
Shoes: Renee Caovilla


Bold And Romantic Emily In Paris Inspired Outfits For Your Spring Wedding Honeymoon Pool Look

Hit the beach or lounge poolside with a ruffled swimsuit, whether it’s floral and flirty like Paolita’s belted bikini or wedding white like Maygel Coronel’s asymmetrical two-piece. Wear a charming tulle bow straw sun hat paired with Celine’s red cat eye sunglasses and Valentino studded sandals and you’ll feel like Emily sunning in Monaco.

Swimsuit: Paolita
Swimsuit: Maygel Coronel
Earrings: Club Monaco
Shoes: Valentino
Bracelet: Buddha Girl
Bag: Anya Hindmarch
Hat: Eugenia Kim
Sunglasses: Celine

An array of bright pinks, playful textures, and striking patterns make European minimalist style sing in these Emily in Paris inspired outfits for your spring wedding. The bold and the romantic coalesce when the pillars of spring style, florals, pastels, and ivory, are juxtaposed with maximalist necklines, materials, and accessories to create wedding weekend looks that, like Emily in Paris, offer a bright and youthful take on timeless elegance.

By Olivia DuCharme

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