The second you slip into THE dress, your heart should melt knowing that you've found the gown that captures your vision and style perfectly. Modern day brides value their unique, individual style — every bride wants someone to say to them, "that dress was made for you!" Wearable, creative, and timeless pieces defy tradition and inspire personality. We LOVE the iconic white wedding dress! However, if the traditional wedding day look is not your cup of tea, here are some of the top trends that speak to every personality.
"A wedding dress is both intimate and personal for a woman — it must reflect the personality and style of the bride." Carolina Herrera
Let's not forget the original trend setter for the metallic wedding gown, Serena van der Woodsen. Our hearts all skipped a beat when she descended those stairs. Why? Because metallics signify a rare and special occasion and are used to represent elegance. Whether you're looking for ultra-glam or an ethereal shine, a wedding gown with silver and gold accents is guaranteed to be a showstopper!
When you first think of a wedding dress, white is probably the first thing that pops into your head. However, cultures from all over the world embrace colored wedding dresses! The world's top designers have begun to recognize the crave for color that is evolving for the modern bride. Patterns, appliques, moody tones, and garden motifs are just a few themes that have been trending down the runway. Did I say runway? I meant Aisle!
Finally, a bridal look you can actually wear again! Versatile, whimsical, and flattering for every bride, bridal separates are the most playful trend of the season. Experimenting with endless combinations of sleeve length, texture, color, etc. is the ideal way to design your bridal look to incorporate your destination's climate while staying true to your personality. If you're feeling adventurous, try switching from a skirted ensemble during your ceremony to a comfortable pant style for dancing at your reception.
Fresh, contemporary fashion choices on your big day are unexpected and breathtaking. Bridal capes add a voguish style with a romantic, royal touch. Although this accessory might feel a bit mod, it can still feel classic. Designers have created a wide range of styles that are trimmed in lace, appliques, and/or embellishments that coordinate with any add personality to any wedding ensemble you may be drawn to. Also, if you're planning a cold-weather wedding, capes are fashionable as well as functional when it comes to keeping you warm.
This wedding trend is absolutely dream worthy. Frothy textures paired with whimsical watercolors create a movement that resembles a fairytale. Adding pastels to your wedding gown is the ideal way to pay tribute to your wedding color palette without going overboard. If you're an individualist who is looking to tell your loved story though your wedding ensemble - ombre is a creative way to inspire emotion.
The Reception Jumpsuit
Real talk: partying with a four-foot train is extremely difficult. If you are dedicated to staying in your breathtaking wedding gown all evening, be our guest. However, if comfort is key to enjoying your celebration that lasts well into the night, the reception jumpsuit is idyllic. A pant adds sophistication to a contemporary vibe that is sure to bring your guests to their feet. After parties are all about feeling sexy and fun - a perfectly tailored jumpsuit is the ultimate cool-girl look.