The Best Looks for Bridal Style Inspiration from the Runways of Paris Fashion Week

Wedding Dresses
Alessandra Rich Paris Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration

Photo: Courtesy of Alessandra Rich

Over the past few weeks, we've shared our favorite looks for bridal inspiration from the collections debuting in New York and London, and this week we bring you the best of Paris Fashion Week! The spring/summer collections are full of inspiration for brides planning sun-kissed beach ceremonies, nautical yacht club nuptials, and elegant garden party receptions. From a little white dress perfect for your engagement party to an opulently barely-there gown, we pulled together 6 of the prettiest looks from the Spring/Summer 2016 collections in Paris to inspire your wedding-day style.

Alessandra Rich's romantic collection (Above) was inspired by an imagined wardrobe destined for escape. Not sold on wearing bridal white? Rich's use of muted blue is a beautiful way to integrate color into your bridal look, and we love the runway styling of pairing the dress with a whimsical headpiece. The gathered waist detail is figure flattering, and the asymmetrical neckline is perfect for a variety of venues. This dress would also suit a maid of honor beautifully — dress the rest of your maids in similarly structured sleeveless dresses in a slightly different shade.

Giambattista Valli Paris Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration

Photo: Vogue Runway

Giambattista Valli's collection debuted Tuesday afternoon, full of beautifully romantic short dresses perfectly suited to a garden ceremony. Inspiring for both brides and springtime wedding guests, Valli's collection featured shades of violet, berry, honey and ivory, and this sweetly cut mini-dress with sculptural neckline is exquisitely bridal. Imagine wearing this to pick up your marriage license. J'adore!

Zuhair Murad Paris Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration

Photo: Courtesy of Zuhair Murad

For the fearless bride, Zuhair Murad included one of his signature barely-there illusion gowns in his collection, and this season's look is unforgettably glamorous. The designer is known for his seductive shapes rendered in beautiful embroidery, and the golden beading on this body-conscious gown would be dreamy for a black-tie wedding.

See More: 6 Bridal Beauty Looks from New York Fashion Week

Elie Saab Paris Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration

Photo: Vogue Runway

Similarly glam, it's hard to write about the Paris collections and not mention Elie Saab's always incredible gowns. Continuing spring's trend of geometric lace, this whimsically bohemian dress is distinctly summer bridal. With just the right touch of transparency through the natural lace, this dress (and it's fitted waist) is a flattering, youthful option for a sunny afternoon ceremony.

Vionnet Paris Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration

Photo: Vogue Runway

The house of Vionnet has continued the heritage of the brand by creating diaphanous gowns that define and flatter the form through expertly cut and draped garments. This pale blue gown is another cool option for brides considering a non-white wedding gown, and the sheer draped overlaid cape acts as a beautiful alternative to a veil. This dress would be spectacular at an ocean side ceremony, worn with simple sandals and a few flowers braided into a bride's hair.

Chloe Paris Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration

Photo: Vogue Runway

You can hear the champagne pop and glasses clink at the sight of this dreamy little white dress by Chloe. From it's barely-there shoulder silhouette to the casual romance of the bow detail at the neck, this A-line mini dress is our idea of a perfect after-party dress that you can take straight to the honeymoon. Wear it with metallic heels to dance the night away and with flat sandals to your warm-weather holiday with your new spouse.

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