39 Wedding Dresses From Couture Fashion Week Every Bride-to-be Needs to See

Three models walking down runway in couture wedding gowns

Photo by Thierry Chesnot

Brides-to-be looking for the perfect wedding dress should know by now that fashion trends begin at Paris Couture Fashion Week. Designers showing during Couture fashion week know a thing or two about how to wow when walking down an aisle, and often close their runway shows with an awe-inspiring bride wearing an even more breathtaking wedding dress. The Fall/Winter 2019/2020 Haute Couture collections brought tons of new wedding dress trends for brides-to-be just starting to shop. Here, our favorite trends from the Couture fashion week runways, and 39 wedding dresses that perfectly exemplify them.

Forget blush and a hint of something blue, the next big color trend to hit wedding dresses will be all colors of the rainbow. The couture runways were full of multi-colored gowns and we think it's a perfect fit for brides. One trend that's already hit bridal runways, was seen at quite a few of these high-fashion houses—black accents, from slight embroidery, to thin belts, and even veils, caught our eye at Chanel, Giambattista Valli and more.

Layers of exaggerated ruffles are the next big thing to hit wedding dresses— Giambattista Valli, Chanel, and George Chakra, gave gowns tons of structure and voluminous shapes.

While Paris Couture Fashion Week might not be the first place one thinks of when they think classic and simple, several designers—Vivienne Westwood, Ralph & Russo, Chanel, Dior—proved that subtlety is painfully chic when done right. And Asian influences were seen on silk embroidered gowns at Ralph & Russo and Elie Saab.

Don't believe us that Paris Couture Fashion Week is the first place you need to look at for wedding dress inspiration? Scroll through to see our picks for the 39 best wedding dresses from the Haute Couture collections.

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Vivienne Westwood

Model in feathered white wedding gown

Feather lace princess dress in silk organza by Vivienne Westwood.

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Vivienne Westwood

Model in lace white wedding gown with tiered skirt

Sandy rose lace wedding dress by Vivienne Westwood.

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Vivienne Westwood

Model in flowing white wedding gown

Love olympic wedding dress by Vivienne Westwood.

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Vivienne Westwood

Model in strapless lace wedding gown

Simone Rose lace dress by Vivienne Westwood.

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Vivienne Westwood

Model in white wedding gown with floral embroidery

Amber floral embroidered dress with gloves by Vivienne Westwood.

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Vivienne Westwood

Model in strapless lace gown with large veil

Theia Rose lace wedding dress by Vivienne Westwood.

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Giorgio Armani Privé

A model walks the runway in a strapless lavender gown

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A lavender gown shown by Giorgio Armani Privé.

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Giorgio Armani Privé

A model walks the runway in a strapless, floral embroidered, lavender gown

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A lavender gown shown by Giorgio Armani Privé.

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Giorgio Armani Privé

A model walks the runway in deep-cut embellished gown

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Pantsuit by Giorgio Armani Privé.

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Giorgio Armani Privé

A model walks the runway in a thin-strapped dress with overlay

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Giorgio Armani Privé

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Givenchy

A model walks the runway in feathered gown

Pascal Le Segretain

Feathered gown by Givenchy.

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Givenchy

Model walks the runway in white wedding gown with feather embellishments

Peter White

Feathered gown by Givenchy.

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Givenchy

A model walks the runway in feathered, tiered white gown

Peter White

Feathered gown by Givenchy.

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Rami Kadi Haute Couture

A model walks the runway in off-the-shoulder princess wedding gown

Kay-Paris Fernandes

Wedding dress by Rami Kadi Haute Couture.

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Giorgio Armani Privé

A model walks the runway in multicolored tulle wedding dress with fur

Estrop

Multi-color gown by Giorgio Armani Privé.

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Giorgio Armani Privé

A model walks the runway in a light blue strapless gown

Pascal Le Segretain

Blue gown by Giorgio Armani Privé.

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Stéphane Rolland

A model walks the runway in light blue, strapless, satin gown

Thierry Chesnot

Satin blue gown by Stéphane Rolland.

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Chanel

A model in a one-shoulder white dress with black belt

Rindoff/Charriau

White dress with black belt by Chanel.

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Chanel

A model in a white dress with black and white floral embellishments

Pascal Le Segretain

Black embroidered dress by Chanel.

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Chanel

Model in strapless white gown with dark blue sheer overcoat

Pascal Le Segretain

Gown with black lace overcoat by Chanel.

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Georges Hobeika

Model in gold princess gown with large skirt and long veil

Laurent Viteur

Wedding dress by Georges Hobeika.

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Georges Hobeika

Model in white gown with pink floral embroidery

Laurent Viteur

Floral embroidered dress by Georges Hobeika.

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Georges Hobeika

Model in long-sleeved sheer lace white wedding gown

Laurent Viteur

White lace gown by Georges Hobeika.

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Georges Chakra Haute Couture

Model in gold-accented lilac and white gown with puffy sleeves

Laurent Viteur

Wedding dress by Georges Chakra Haute Couture.

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Georges Chakra Haute Couture

Model in one-shouldered white gown with high slit

Laurent Viteur

One shouldered white gown by Georges Chakra Haute Couture.

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Georges Chakra Haute Couture

Model in white gown with large sleeves and feather skirt

Laurent Viteur

White gown by Georges Chakra Haute Couture.

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Georges Chakra Haute Couture

Model walking runway in feathered cape dress with matching boots

Laurent Viteur

Feathered cape dress with matching boots by Georges Chakra Haute Couture.

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Ralph&Russo Haute Couture

Model walks runway in multicolored gown

Richard Bord

Multi colored gown by Ralph&Russo Haute Couture.

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Ralph&Russo Haute Couture

Model in white wedding pantsuit

Richard Bord

White pantsuit by Ralph&Russo Haute Couture.

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Ralph&Russo Haute Couture

Model in white dress with sheer lace sleeves and princess skirt

Kay-Paris Fernandes

Wedding dress by Ralph&Russo Haute Couture.

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Ralph&Russo Haute Couture

Model walking runway in short silver-accented white dress

Richard Bord

White coat dress by Ralph&Russo Haute Couture.

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Schiaparelli

Model walking runway in large white gown

FRANCOIS GUILLOT

Wedding dress by Schiaparelli.

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Stéphane Rolland

Model walking runway in long-sleeved gown with feathers

CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT

Wedding dress by Stéphane Rolland.

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Ralph&Russo Haute Couture

Model walks runway in white pantsuit with pearl-embellished top

Richard Bord

White pantsuit by Ralph&Russo Haute Couture.

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Elie Saab Haute Couture

Model walking runway in gold princess wedding gown with overcoat

Dominique Charriau

Wedding dress by Elie Saab Haute Couture.

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Elie Saab Haute Couture

Model walking runway in Kimono-like silky gown with gold lace

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Wedding dress by Elie Saab Haute Couture.

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Ziad Nakad

Model in off-the-shoulder, long-sleeved, embellished princess gown

Thierry Chesnot

Wedding dress by Ziad Nakad.

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Giambattista Valli

Model in white wedding gown with large pink flower

Wedding dress by Giambattista Valli.

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Giambattista Valli

Model in princess gown with black top and large tulle skirt

Wedding dress by Giambattista Valli.

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