Short wedding dresses from Tobi Hannah for Spring 2012
With the world’s economy in a terrible state of disrepair we’re all looking for something to put a smile on our faces. Something pretty to make us feel beautiful and remind us that you can’t take everything in life seriously. So, today we bring you Tobi Hannah‘s quirky spring 2012 collection.
This fun and fresh ensemble of short dresses includes plenty of ruffles, bows and frills. However, fear not, this is not a fussy collection, each dress is cute, simple and guaranteed to make you feel fantastic!
Faith is a sweet, ’50s inspired dress with three effective bows situated on the bodice. The sleek off the shoulder neckline is mature and sexy and gives the gown a feminine and flirtatious edge.
The 3/4 length sleeves elongate the body whilst the elegant midi length skirt is fashionable, on trend and very flattering. This dress would be perfect for the ceremony and the reception.
Next up is Vera, a two tiered skirt and simple strapless bodice featuring a floppy bow. The fitted bodice is very flattering and works well in broadening the shoulders and balancing out proportions.
For me, Peyton is the stand out dress as it is elegant, effective and very, very chic. The classic combination of black and white added to the gorgeous boat neck design and above the knee skirt is reminiscent of Chanel’s glamorous look.
Penelope is particularly sleek and beautiful. The clean lines of the bodice and skirt contrast perfectly with the flamboyant peplum detailing around the waist. Zk Magazine recently reported on the Spanish influences in some 2012′s most impressive collections. Penelope has a subtle Spanish feel that will make you feel like one sexy señorita!
Similarly, Olga has a very Spanish feel and sleek vibe just like our previous dress Penelope. However, Olga offers a dramatic, cape like addition to the mini skirt of Penelope. Personally, I wouldn’t choose this dress for my big day nevertheless, it’s fun and quirky and would suit many women.
Could Nataliya be any sweeter? The soft sweet heart neckline and skater style skirt is just adorable. Is it just me or would this dress be perfect for a Christmas wedding? Imagine it, you’d look like a glamorous angel from the tree.
Mary is one of the simpler gowns of the collection. The gathered detailing on the bust is extremely flattering and mature. Nevertheless, I think this would be better suited as a bridesmaid dress with an added splash of colour. It’s beautiful but not quite bridal enough for me, personally. (Perfect for a destination wedding, though! – Ed.)
Jean has clean lines and is quite simply, flattering. I love the simplicity and the sheer elegance. It would be perfect for a second wedding or a relaxed ceremony.
Edith is cute and girly. I can imagine it being featured in ‘The Boat That Rocked’ for its clear nod to the swinging ’60s. The quirky broderie anglaise style material used is flirtatious and is also reminiscent of Dolce & Gabbana’s recent collections.
Finally, we bring you Amaze, the most beautiful and delicate of Tobi Hannah’s collection. The tulle overlay gives the dress a ballerina quality that really does have the wow factor (for more ballerina inspiration, check out our Black Swan-inspired dresses here!). The simplicity of the bodice contrasts wonderfully with the tulle, it really is a fabulous dress!
So, next time you get gloomy about the sad state of our world and economy, stop and think Tobi Hannah! You’re one stop label for quirky, unique and beautiful dresses.
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