There is something absolutely magical about winter weddings, and while you will likely be celebrating indoors, you simply cannot beat outdoor lighting for wedding portraits.
But who wants to cover up their gorgeous attire with a bulky black coat? Instead of freezing, opt to make your coat as part of your overall wedding day outfit. Luckily, many bridal designers have stunning coats in their collections, plus a few of our favorite retailers have outwear options that could beautifully translate to bridal.
‘Anakara' Cape by Badgley Mischka, $4,250: If you're planning on getting the majority of your portraitstaken outdoors, make the coat the statement piece.
‘Lowrie' Coat by BHLDN, $665: Go traditionally bridal with utterly romantic all-over lace. The belt makes it easy to adjust the silhouette, whether you're wearing a sheath or ball gown dress underneath.
Customizable Jackets from Pretty Robes Shop, $49.50-$65: This Houston-based Etsy shop has a variety of leather and denim jackets, some even bedazzled in fringe or pearls, that can be customized to add your wedding date or new last name.
Fawn Fringe Tinsel Jacket by Alice + Olivia, $660: Give your look an instant party vibe with metallic gold fringe.
‘Farah' Cape by Sareh Nouri, $4,000: Let your coat be your Something Blue. This gorgeous silk wool cape's ice blue hue is perfect for those who want to completely capture the wintry vibe.
Faux Fox Fur Short Jacket by Adrienne Landau available at Revolve, $395: If you have intricate bodicedetailing, go for a shorter coat style.
Floral Coat Dress by Sheila Frank, $3,725: Florals are trending for 2023 bridal fashion, so why not bring the trend to your outerwear? This look by Pennsylvania designer Sheila Frank is positively dreamy and would look amazing in portraits.
Textured Longline Jacket by ASOS, $200: Coats with texture give depth and look great in photos.
‘Tully' Latex Coat by Houghton, $2,400: The trench coat is great for those who seek a more modern style.
Kidman Feather Jacket by Alice + Olivia, $837: The rainbow coloration is perfect for showing off LGBTQ+ pride!
Water Resistant Recycled Polyester Puffer Jacket by BP available at Nordstrom, $47: Mainstream but make it bridal! This white puffer jacket can easily be worn in everyday wear post-wedding but the white makes it still feel very bridal.
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Written by Brittny Drye | Cover photo by Kate Merrill Photography from Snowy Mountain Bohemian Wedding Inspiration