The Prettiest Wedding Dresses From the Spring 2018 Runway

Feathers, bows, and capes are some of our favorite trends to come down the aisle!

Updated 04/24/17

Alyssa Greenberg

Spring 2018 wedding dresses are here and—spoiler alert—they're amazing! We're digging deep through all the wedding dresses that came down the Bridal Fashion Week runways and bringing you all the latest bridal trends. From superhero capes to boomerang-ready fringe and updates on off-the-shoulder and lace, we've got all the trends you need to know about.

Scroll through to see all about the latest wedding-dress trends.

Capes & Capelets

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Just call 2018 brides caped crusaders. Nearly every designer showed at least one wedding dress topped off with either a funky cropped capelet or a full-length cape—just the royal touch brides are looking for.

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Wedding dress by Monique Lhuillier

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Wedding dress by Monique Lhuillier

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Wedding dress by Peter Langner

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Wedding dress by Naeem Khan

Photo by John Guerrero

Wedding dress by Vera Wang

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Wedding dress by Peter Langner

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Wedding "Love Is Love" cape by Lela Rose

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

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Wedding dress by Oleg Casini

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Wedding dress by Randy Fenoli

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Wedding dress by Berta

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Wedding dress by Francesca Miranda

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Wedding dress by Jenny Packham

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Wedding dress by Idan Cohen

Courtesy of Alyne by Rita Vinieris

Wedding dress by Alyne by Rita Vinieris

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Wedding dress by Alon Livné

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Wedding dress by Savannah Miller

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Wedding dress by Savannah Miller

Alexandra Grecco Wedding Dress

Courtesy of Alexandra Grecco

Wedding dress by Alexandra Grecco

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Wedding dress by Halfpenny

The Bride Wore Black

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Looks like a white wedding dress is no longer a bride's only option. From full-on black wedding gowns to black ribbons, gloves, hairpieces, and other accessories, brides can take a page from New Yorkers, who bet on basic black.

Wedding dress by Reem Acra

Photographed by John Guerrero

Wedding dress by Vera Wang

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

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Wedding dress by Marchesa

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

Wedding dress by Carolina Herrera

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Wedding dress by Elizabeth Fillmore

Kelly Faetanini Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Kelly Faetanini

Justin Alexander Spring 2018 Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Justin Alexander

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

Peter Langner Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Peter Langner

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Wedding dress by the Romantics Part II by Sarah Seven

Hayley Paige Spring 2018 Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Hayley Paige

Something Blue

Blue Ball Gown by Reem Acra

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Something old, something new, something borrowed...a blue wedding dress. That's how designers saw the old tradition for 2018. Pale-blue wedding gowns were all over the runways.

Wedding dress by Reem Acra

David's Bridal Spring 2018 Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by David's Bridal

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Wedding dress by Sachin & Babi

Justin Alexander Spring 2018 Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Justin Alexander

Mira Zwillinger Wedding Dress Spring 2018

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

Oleg Cassini Wedding Dress Spring 2018

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Wedding dress by Oleg Cassini

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Wedding dress by Randy Fenoli for Kleinfeld

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Wedding dress by Rivini

High Necks

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Call it the Westworld effect, but there was a hint of saloon all over the bridal runways. Wearing everything from lace chokers atop an illusion bodice to ruffled high-neck halters, 2018 brides will be keeping their necks covered.

Wedding dress by Peter Langner

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

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Wedding dress by Berta

Gemy Maalouf Spring 2018 Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Gemy Malouf

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Wedding dress by Marchesa

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Wedding dress by Christos Costarellos

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Wedding dress by Dany Mizrachi

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Wedding dress by Idan Cohen

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Wedding dress by Julie Vino

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Wedding dress by Halfpenny

Go Shorty

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From minis to midis, hemlines took things up a notch this season. All over the runways, designers were taking things up and showing calf-grazing midlength tea dresses and sexy leg-baring minis.

Wedding dress by Marchesa

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Wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta

David's Bridal Spring 2018 Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by David's Bridal

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Wedding dress by Naeem Khan

Wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta

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Wedding dress by Sachin & Babi

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Wedding dress by Viktor & Rolf

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Wedding dress by BHLDN

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Wedding dress by Dany Mizrachi

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Wedding dress by Mason Hosker

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Wedding dress by Anne Barge

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Wedding dress by Randy Fenoli for Kleinfeld

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Wedding dress by Berta

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Wedding dress by Francesca Miranda

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Wedding dress by Jenny Packham

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Wedding dress by Limor Rosen

Who Wears the Pants?

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Brides are definitely wearing the pants this season, if designers have any say in it. Pantsuits, jumpsuits, and even elegantly tailored pants adorned with giant bows (as seen at Oscar de la Renta above) were all over the runways.

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Sachin & Babi

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Naeem Khan

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Sachin & Babi

Photographer: Garen Barsegian

Houghton

Gemy Maalouf Spring 2018 Wedding Pantsuit

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Gemy Malouf

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Peter Langner

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Lela Rose

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Reem Acra

Jenny Packham Wedding Dress

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Jenny Packham

Carolina Herrera

Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera

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Naeem Khan

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Savannah Miller

Courtesy of designer

Alexandra Grecco

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Viktor & Rolf

Giant Bows

Carolina Herrera Wedding Dress

Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

Bows aren't going anywhere. After making a splash on last season's wedding dresses, bows have gotten bigger and bolder. Everyone from Carolina Herrera (above) to Sachin & Babi and Oscar de la Renta bet on them to make a serious style statement.

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Wedding dress by Sachin & Babi

Courtesy of Oscar De La Renta

Wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta

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Wedding dress by Mason Hosker

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Wedding dress by Marchesa

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

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Wedding dress by Julie Vino

Fringe Effect

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Looks like all those years dressing up as a flapper for Halloween may actually help you make wedding-dress decisions. In both long and mini styles (talk about a perfect party dress!), fringe made its way onto many designer wedding gowns. Now just get ready to shimmy for the boomerang.

Wedding dress by Marchesa Notte

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Wedding dress by Dany Mizrachi

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Wedding dress by Julie Vino

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Wedding dress by Sottero & Midgley

Naeem Khan Chrysler Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Naeem Khan

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Wedding dress by Naeem Khan

Pearls Make a Comeback

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These are definitely not your grandma's pearls. Layered pearls found their way onto Naeem Khan's (above) runway, while pearl-accented necks and pearl-encrusted dresses graced others.

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Wedding dress by Victor Harper

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Wedding dress by Theia

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Wedding dress by Lela Rose

Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress Spring 2018

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Wedding dress by Monique Lhuillier

Gloves

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Talk about ladylike! Maybe it's an homage to Amal Clooney's standout Oscar style, but gloves were a big hit for fashion-forward brides (as seen at Monique Lhuillier), in both wrist and elbow length. It might just be time to consider making this statement.

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Wedding dress by Lela Rose

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Wedding dress by Peter Langner

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Wedding dress by Lela Rose

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Wedding dress by Anne Barge

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Wedding dress by Oleg Cassini

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Wedding dress by Reem Acra

Photograph by John Guerrero

Wedding dress by Vera Wang

Bare Shoulders

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Shoulders are still bare for Spring 2018. Calling on last season's standout trend, this season also saw off-the-shoulder in every collection and introduced the cold shoulder (just cutouts) to wedding dresses.

Wedding dress by Sachin & Babi

Photograph: Garen Barsegian

Wedding dress by Houghton

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Wedding dress by Reformation

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Wedding dress by Dany Mizrachi

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Wedding dress by Kelly Faetanini

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Wedding dress by Theia

Theia Wedding Dress Spring 2018

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Wedding dress by Theia

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Wedding dress by Anne Barge

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Wedding dress by Francesca Miranda

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Wedding dress by Ines di Santo

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Wedding dress by Christos Costarellos

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Wedding dress by Savannah Miller

Wedding dress by Alexandra Grecco

Guipure Lace

Francesca Miranda Wedding Dress

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There's nothing quite as romantic as a lace wedding dress, and this season's take on it is heavy on the guipure lace—heavy lace with large patterns.

Wedding dress by Francesca Miranda

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Wedding dress by Sachin & Babi

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Wedding dress by Idan Cohen

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Wedding dress by Theia

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Wedding dress by Tara Keely

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Wedding dress by Alyne by Rita Vinieris

Naeem Khan Aberdeen Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Naeem Khan

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Wedding dress by Julie Vino

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Wedding dress by Watters

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Wedding dress by Christos Costarellos

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Wedding dress by Savannah Miller

3-D Floral Embroidery

Naeem Khan Wedding Dress Spring 2018

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3-D florals have dominated wedding dresses for many seasons, and this one was no different. In both small and oversize blooms, floral embroidery dominated the Spring 2018 wedding-dress collections.

Wedding dress by Naeem Khan

Wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta

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Wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

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Wedding dress by Theia

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Wedding dress by Lela Rose

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Wedding dress by Marchesa Notte

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Wedding dress by Marchesa

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

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Wedding dress by Mira Zwillinger

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Wedding dress by Berta

Jenny Packham Wedding Dress

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Wedding dress by Jenny Packham

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Wedding dress by Jim Hjelm

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Wedding dress by Idan Cohen

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Wedding dress by Christos Costarellos

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Wedding dress by Viktor & Rolf

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