12/05/2012 07:50 EST

Winter Weddings Trends: The Bridal Sweater Makes It Debut

If you’re going to a winter wedding look out for this new trend: the bridal sweater. No, not a dainty cardigan or fur stole, but a full-on wool jumper or cable knit crew neck pulled over a traditional bridal gown. We first spotted the look in New York magazine’s winter 2013 weddings issue and admit we kind of like the combination of frou-frou girliness and cozy practicality.

A striking contrast between evening wear and everyday, the bridal sweater is one way to make your wedding a more relaxed, easy-going affair. Brides are pulling them on for after-ceremony events such as picture-taking and parties--this way their guests still get to see their beautiful wedding dress during the ceremony.

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