Trend #1 Lace & Tulle
If you are a romantic at heart this look is for you. Delicate layers of lace and light-as-air tulle form the ultimate combination and create an ethereal silhouette.
Theia Tulle & Lace Gown, $1,495. / Love, Yu Tulle Gown, $1,300. / Temperley London Gloriosa Dress, $5,585.
Trend #2 Sheer Overlay
Love the look of a full gown but don’t want to deal with all the heavy fabric? A gown with a sheer overlay skirt could be just what you are looking for. The look is all about body with no bulk. You’ll get airy volume and added dimension without feeling weighed down.
Love, Yu Stars Plunge Sweetheart Gown, $2,000.
Trend #3 Long Sleeves
Kate Middleton wore a fairy-tale wedding dress with long-sleeves on her wedding day. Her dress just keeps on inspiring designers and brides-to-be. Brides realize that they too can make a statement in long-sleeves. Once thought of as a look only the most conservative bride would wear, long-sleeves have become a popular trend. When you wear long-sleeves, you’ll standout on your wedding day without baring much.
Temperley London Guinevere Dress, $6,180.
Trend #4 The Deco Effect
This years Hollywood reinterpretation of The Great Gatsby has brides catching “Gatsby Fever“. If you love the decadent deco look and want a gown with vintage flair, it’s easy to get the Jazz Age-inspired look with beaded embroidery, vintage cuts, and sequin-embellished gowns.
Reem Acra Sunset Boulevard Gown, $5,400. / Temperley London Juniper Dress, $6,145.
Trend #5 Illusion Neckline
Illusion necklines have become a huge trend. Crystals, sequins, rhinestones, appliqués, and embroidery all amazingly seem to “float” on these sheer necklines hence the illusion. Illusion necklines are also an elegant alternative to the strapless gown. It’s a subtle and classy way to show some skin without looking too covered up.
Marchesa Grecian Illusion Gown, $5,200. / Temperley London Bluebell Dress, $6,325.
Trend #6 Floral Blooms
If you absolutely love the look of florals you’ll love this trend. Get the enchanted garden look with floral lace, floral appliqués, floral textures, and floral embroidery. Floral accented dresses are a perfect fit for a spring or summer wedding.
Theia Strapless Rosette Gown, $1,495.
Trend #7 Statement Back
No doubt that when you make your grand entrance, all eyes will be on the front of your dress. Keep them fascinated and make an unexpected statement. Add a little drama with a statement back. Gowns with keyhole cutouts, draping, sheer panels, and low cut styling are all stunning ways to get back appeal.
Reem Acra Goddess Gown, $5,995. / Badgley Mischka Collection Cowl Back Gown, $595.
Trend #8 Shimmer & Shine
Now you can really shine on your wedding day. Get the glamorous look in a beautifully embellished gown. Sequins, crystal, metallic accents are all fabulous ways to sparkle.
Reem Acra V Neck Gown with Jeweled Straps, $5,060.
Trend #9 Colored Gowns
You don’t have to wear white. If you are looking for an alternative to the classic white wedding gown, a colored gown or one with a hint of color may be just what you are looking for. Colored gowns have become a favorite of the unconventional bride. Stars such as Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Biel said “I do” in colored gowns. More brides are following this refreshing route by choosing gowns in shades of blush, ecru, pink, gray, even black.
Catherine Deane Giselle Strapless Gown, $2,050.