We've all laughed at our parents' wedding photos (Mom, that floppy hat—really?). So, what exactly makes a wedding dress timeless? To find out, we asked top designers to point out the styles that continue to be popular several seasons (and even years) later.
No beading, no lace, no appliqués. If you've repeated this mantra at every bridal salon you've visited but only see styles that remind you of Marie Antoinette or Lady Gaga, here are the types of gowns you've been looking for.