Spring 2018 Bridal Trends

Spring 2018 Bridal Trends

Twice a year, the Solutions Bridal team and a photographer attend Bridal Fashion Week in New York. This trip, photographers, Kristen Weaver and Lacey with Kristen Weaver Photography joined us. Kristen and Lacey captured the moments while Tali, Roberta, and Jamie admired the collections and bought gowns and accessories for Solutions Bridal. Each season, designers create new gowns and pieces that are classic and trend setting. Many of these trends have been seen before, yet are taken to a new level. Trends that were shown down designer runways were color, bows, texture, veils and body veils, and clean silhouettes. To see more behind the scenes photos from Bridal Fashion Week, click here.

 

Wedding Gowns with Color

Colored wedding gowns are a beautiful and unique bridal trend that is perfect for the non-traditional bride or the one-of-a-kind bride. Popular wedding gown color options are blush, red, and blue. Though the runway designer samples are shown in color, the designers do have classic alternative options to order the gown in ivory. These gowns are also a great option for the mother of the bride or mother of the groom gowns.

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Reem Acra added a hint of black to this gown.
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Ines Di Santo created this timeless gown in a classic ivory and fierce red. Gown is available in both color options.
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Rita Vinieris, designer of Rivini created this classic gown in a blush tone.
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This showstopping Ines Di Santo wedding gown is shown in a romantic red shade.

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Rita Vinieris, designer of Rivini created this wedding gown in a lavender shade taking this classic gown to a new level.
Rita Vinieris designer of Rivini created this one of a kind beaded gown with blue beading.

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Wedding Gowns with Texture

The texture on wedding gowns is a fun trend that is shown by many designers. There can be a variety of ways designers create texture on their wedding gowns. For example, beading, layers of lace, or silk organza flowers are all forms of texture. No matter what the style or silhouette of the gown, texture can be seen. The texture on wedding gowns shows up very nicely in a bride’s wedding photos. The dimension adds a fun detail that keeps gowns traditional yet trendy.
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The Primrose Hill by Lela Rose
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The Primrose Hill
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Details from The Primrose Hill by Lela Rose
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The Notting Hill by Lela Rose
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The Isle by Lela Rose
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Reem Acra created texture on her wedding gown by applying intricate beading to lace.
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Reem Acra created texture on her wedding gown by applying intricate beading to lace.
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Pearl details on this Reem Acra gown
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Pearl details on this Reem Acra gown
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Ines Di Santo created texture on the bottom of this gown with organza.
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Ines Di Santo created texture on the bottom of this gown with organza.
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Ines Di Santo created drama and texture on this gown.
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Ines Di Santo created drama and texture on this gown.
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Ines Di Santo created drama and texture on this gown.

 Veils and Body Veils

Bridal body veils made a big comeback in the Spring 2018 collections. Staying fashion-forward yet comfortable, the body veils can be made detachable. Designers created the body veils with lace, fluid silks, and silk tulle paired with beading. Brides love the body veils as an alternative to a traditional veil because it elevates their wedding day look, yet it is not too traditional. Brides can get creative with styling their wedding gown with the body veils. Fior example, any classic clean gown can be paired with a body veil.
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Bridal coat by Lela Rose
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Bridal coat by Lela Rose
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Gown and cape are by Reem Acra.

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Rita Vinieris added a detachable tulle train to this off the shoulder wedding gown.

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Ines Di Santo created two different detachable looks to pair with this classic crepe gown.
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This is the second look Ines Di Santo created, the train is also detachable.
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Rita Vinieris designed this beautiful veil to match this blue gown.

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 Bows on Wedding Gowns

Bows are a detail that will never go out of style. Whether a bow is a major or minor detail on a wedding gown, brides love the feminine design. This timeless detail was seen in a variety of fits and styles of wedding gowns during bridal fashion week. To celebrate Reem Acra’s 20 years of design, she partnered up with Tiffany & Co. for bridal fashion week. Staying true to Tiffany’s brand, Reem added an array of bows to her collection.  If a bride loves a gown, but bows aren’t her style, she can have the bow removed. However, if a bride loves the bow detail, she can add a bow to her wedding gown.
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Clean and Fluid Silhouettes

Clean and fluid silhouettes will never go out of style. These gowns are timeless and sexy because of their understated feel and design. Brides from all ages and sizes look amazing in this style of gown because they are timeless. Designers create clean and fluid silhouettes with fabrics including silk crepe, silk mikado, silk charmeuse, and french lace.

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