Can you believe it’s mid-2015! Which means it’s time to see what renowned wedding designers have in store for Spring 2016 brides. Lucky for us, the world’s fashion runways have been showcasing the fabulous spring collections by the top names in couture bridal. So we’ve noted some fascinating trends—from feminine to tailored, from ethereal to edgy. One of these looks could inspire your own wedding dress come next spring!
Spring 2016 Wedding Dress Trends: Feminine and Flowery
Short sleeves – Angel Sanchez creates the look of a stunning shoulder wrap with 3D floral beading.
Layering – Sheer lace-edged fabric in this creation by Badgley Mischka flows into a frothy train.
Tiered skirt – This full flouncy skirt, sheer sparkly bodice, and blush color are ‘signature’ Monique Lhuillier.
Leafy prints – This fresh garden look from Elizabeth Fillmore is a springtime classic.
Stone-washed hues – Gorgeous ombre shading and a gathered skirt grace this simple Jenny Packham creation.
3D floral appliques – Like gliding through a bed of blooms—a lovely nod to the spring season from Marchesa.
Spring 2016 Wedding Dress Trends: Unusual and Edgy
Lingerie inspired – Oscar de la Renta designs a gown with a corset-style bustier for the bride who dares.
Deep V neckline – Otherwise demure, this gown by Reem Acra features a ‘plunging’ illusion neckline.
Bridal suit – A sleek and stylish suit has become a classic Carolina Herrera offering for the modern bride.
Feathers (“Dusk” gown) – In place of traditional ruffles, Lela Rose embellishes this bridal skirt with the frilliness of feathers.
Separates – A ‘crop top’ treatment lends a youthful, almost casual air to this piece from the Theia collection by Don O’Neill.
Naked lace – This slinky lace number from Vera Wang strikes a dramatic pose, with its figure-hugging silhouette and black lace shoulder insets.
Those are 12 trends we spotted for Spring 2016 brides to consider. Which one ‘has your name on it’? Let us know in the comments below!
1 – via Pop Sugar (photo: Randy Brooke / Getty Images)
2 – via Pop Sugar (photo: Randy Brooke / Getty Images)
3 – via Pop Sugar (photo: Thomas Concordia / Getty Images)
4 – via Wedding Bells (photo: firstView)
5 – via Lace in the Desert
6 – via The Impression
7 – via Brides.com (photo: Gerardo Somoza, Alessandro Garofalo / Indigital Images)
8 – via Reem Acra
9 – via Social and Personal Weddings
10 – via Lela Rose
11 – via WWD (photo: John Aquino)
12 – via The Fashion Medley