Best bridal fashion of 2017 to watch

There are some gorgeous emerging bridal fashion trends that are altering traditional dress silhouettes in ways we’ve never seen before. This is the bridal fashion of 2017 to watch:

Bridal Capes

This stunning gown from MLD Bridal Studio features a bridal cape.

Brides who want to give the veil a miss are finding the perfect alternative with bridal capes or detachable trains.

They are the perfect statement accessory to any gown and can be custom made by dress designers if the gown you fall in love with doesn’t already have this stunning feature.

Off-the-shoulder

This Nicole Spose Wedding Dresses couples lace sleeves with an off the shoulder design.

Nicole Spose Wedding Dresses couples lace sleeves with an off the shoulder design.

The off-the-shoulder trend continues to run strong and can be found in all sorts of amazing combinations in bridal gowns.

This offering from Nicole Spose pairs delicate lace with a mermaid silhouette, but the style looks amazing with high-collared gowns as well as strapless straight or sweetheart neck lines.

High Collars

A gorgeous high collared wedding gown by Luv Bridal and Formal.

A gorgeous high collared wedding gown by Luv Bridal and Formal.

You can’t get more high-fashion than a high collared gown. It just oozes sophistication and can be pulled off in a range of ways.

Think scalloped lace for a regal look, or you can go more modern with a choker-style satin band.

Streamer Sleeves

Streamer sleeves give a touch of elegance, like this Always and Forever Bridal International gown.

Streamer sleeves give a touch of elegance, like this Always and Forever Bridal International gown.

Sheer sleeves that flow into streamers give an ethereal look for brides and work to soften the overall look.

Because they add movement to the gown and have become a favourite this year for all styles of weddings.

Bows

Bows are on trend in 2017. Image: Louise Alvarez Couture.

Bows are on trend in 2017. Image: Louise Alvarez Couture.

Whether located on the shoulder, around a cinched waist or at the base of the spine above a full skirt, bows of all sizes are a truly feminine detail.

Plunging necklines

Frankie form Made With Love at Bluebell Bridal.

Frankie from Made With Love at Bluebell Bridal.

Almost every designer that has put out a collection this year has included at least one plunging v neckline, so it is no surprise it has been popular with brides.

Just be sure to have plenty of Hollywood tape on hand!

Dresses with pockets are also high on the list of bridal fashion of 2017.


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High detail gowns

bridal fashion of 2017

It’s all in the detail. Image: Bonita Couture.

Whether it is embroidery, lace accents or exquisite beading, more gowns are going for the wow factor in the detail department.

Bold florals

bridal fashion of 2017

Bold florals are also a hit. Image: Louise Alvarez Couture.

Going for a sleek or more minimalist dress design doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun.

Bold floral embroidery is making an appearance this year.

Wispy Feathers

bridal fashion of 2017

Anne Barge debuted this stunning feathered creation at the Bridal Showcase for Spring 2017.

Whether it is a few wispy plumes or a full skirt decorated with delicate ostrich feathers, these accents are transforming even a simple sheath or A-line dress into something spectacular.

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