Trend Alert: Illusion Cap-Sleeve Wedding Dresses

Wedding Dresses
Illusion Cap Sleeve Wedding Dress Trend Fall 2014 Watters

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If your dream wedding dress is classic, but modern, then look no further than a gown with illusion cap sleeves. The ladylike style was one of the most popular trends on the Fall 2014 bridal runways, proving that it's time for engaged girls who call sleeves "matronly" to reconsider. Designers like Vera Wang, Reem Acra, Monique Lhuillier, and Lela Rose sent everything from traditional ball gowns to contemporary sheaths featuring the barely-there sleeves floating down their catwalks.

Along with complementing almost every type of silhouette, the dress detail itself is very versatile. Our favorite fashion houses offered the illusion cap sleeve in a variety of styles including ones that were super-sheer, as well as versions that boasted intricate beading and stunning lace appliqués. Since it provides coverage without sacrificing fashion, the neckline trend is also fit for any type of ceremony — whether you're marrying in a religious venue or saying "I Do" seaside. Essentially, illusion cap-sleeve wedding gowns are a must for the romantic or glamorous bride looking to add an effortlessly sexy touch to her big day look.

Click through to see all of our favorite wedding dresses with illusion cap sleeves from the bridal runways in the complete slideshow!

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