If you’re a bride looking for your dream wedding dress in 2019, you’re likely in the process of scouring every inch of google and pouring through wedding magazines.. HALT! We’ve done the leg work for you!
Trending this year are bridal gowns influenced by princesses, modern takes on old classics, embellishments, and pant suits and colour for the more adventurous bride. Plenty of truly breathtaking looks to draw inspiration for your special day.
Here are the top 10 wedding dress trends for 2019 that brides need to know! From New York to London bridal fashion shows and beyond, we have selected from designer collections and also slipped in a few of our own. Proof you can flaunt the designer look, without the price tag.
Elie Saab Spring Bridal 2019 takes us back to the balls of Vienna, bringing to life childhood dreams of princess gowns with cinched waists, exaggerated full skirts and exquisite embellishments. We can thank the recent royal weddings for a resurgence in this style of classic gowns, often complete with tiaras a la Princess’ Kate and Meghan.
2. ROCK STAR
Perhaps your daring enough to consider a jumpsuit with off shoulder puff sleeves, thick waist belt and detachable tulle skirt? Naeem Kham’s latest bridal collection celebrates the wild, carefree woman or “rockstar brides”.
Vera Wang broke from the more classic mould of the season by adding vibrant pops of colour. Use colour to transform your wedding dress from something traditional into something extraordinary. Soft pinks, lavenders and blush are popular shades for 2019.
Above right is the Tania Oslen BIANCA gown paired with our detachable tulle skirt in Tearose. Which brings us to number four..
4. DETACHABLE SKIRTS
A stunning yet practical trend for this year, make an entrance with a detachable skirt of sweeping tulle – the perfect transition from day to night. Shown above left, the Tania Olsen Ornela gown with detachable skirt in vintage white.
Opulent gowns adorned with beaded embellishments feature across many collections this year (Inbal Dror on left, Theia on right). These exquisite creations invite the wearer to truly sparkle, indulging in the ultimate wedding fantasy.
Head to toe lace is the timeless embodiment of bridal femininity, and this season’s wedding gowns are no exception. Modifications to this timeless look include cut out or razor backs, ensuring you will cut a dignified yet modern silhouette in your gown of lace.
Shown above the TANIA OLSEN MYAH GOWN.
7. FLORAL APPLIQUES
Nothing says romance more than flowers and we simply love these stunning gowns from Elbeth Gills and Julio Vino 2019. Embroidered, appliquéd or lace, use touches of floral to truly embody your femininity.
2019 Bridal Shows saw a return of wedding veils in spectacular fashion. Shoulder-dusting fringes, full trains with floral detailing, Spanish ‘matilla’ inspired veils of lace – find the perfect compliment to your wedding gown.
9. HIGH NECK
Leave everything to the imagination with a full high neckline or frame a plunging neckline with sheer illusion high neck. Find something that shows off your shape or perfectly frames your face, there is a variation for every need.
Add a touch of interest and hint of demure with a Bridal Cape, a wedding trend that continues to reign supreme after hitting catwalks last year. Full-length or shorter, these are perfect to use as a cover-up during your ceremony.
When choosing your wedding gown, take wedding inspiration where you can find it but always remember to select a style that truly represents YOU. A timeless creation that will continue to be relevant as you look back on what is one of the most important days of your life for years to come.