Our editors combed through hundreds of gowns shown during New York Bridal Fashion week to select the best wedding dresses. Featuring everything from vibrant color to all-black, these 10 looks were this season's highlights.
Each season, several top bridal designers also present ready-to-wear looks at New York Fashion Week, where they tend to hint at the wedding collections they'll be showing just a few weeks later at New York Bridal Fashion Week. They may not all be white (yet), but here are the looks from NYFW that we hope to see on the bridal runways, too.
Searching for a wedding dress almost always leads to the great hemline debate: You like the modern, flirty look of short dresses, but you can't part ways with the idea of wearing a traditional full-length gown. The solution? Opt for a two-tier gown, and you can have it both ways.
Miles of red carpet stretch between the Oscars in February and the Emmys in September—and this summer, A-listers lined the step-and-repeat wearing one of the season's top trends: brilliantly glamorous, wedding-worthy gowns. In anticipation of this year's award season, we took a look back at the celebrity looks that had the most bridal potential.
We wouldn't dare diss the great Vera Wang, but something tells us her three, less-than-showstopping wedding gowns for Kim Kardashian were more Kim than Vera. So if you liked the looks in theory, we've got some that you may like even more. These dresses all have the same vibe as the ones Kim wore—with just a bit more, well, oomph.
Finding the right balance between sexy and sophisticated can be a challenge—so here's a tip from us to you: Opt for an illusion neckline, which combines a skin-baring bodice with a sheer fabric overlay extending from the bust to the collar.
That guy you're marrying? You're going to be photographed together—a lot. So your respective bridal ensembles need to make sense as a pair. With three styles in mind (Contemporary, Classic, and Rule-Breaking), we married Spring 2012 wedding gowns with some of the latest menswear looks to help you visualize the possibilities.
Usually we crave whatever clothes fashion icon Kate Moss is wearing, and her wedding day look was no different. If you similarly loved the details of Kate's gown—from the 1920s-style silhouette to the glittering metallic embellishments and the sheer overlay neckline—take a look at these wedding dresses that evoke Kate's bohemian glam wedding style.
There's no better time to sport a short wedding dress than summer, the season of leg-baring, body-conscious silhouettes. The recent runway shows were swept up in a wave of short options—to help you find a shortie that fits your personal style, we've broken down the top trends for you, from feathers and ruffles, to beading and bows.