Watters Wedding Dresses by Season

See recent and past collections we love.

Model in allover lace mermaid gown with plunging illusion V neckline and illusion cutout sides

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Vatana Watters has been designing dramatic, versatile, and stylish wedding gowns for nearly 40 years. In 2017, Vatana's daughter, Sydney Watters Dunbar, joined Watters as style director, adding a millennial perspective to the skilled team. Loved by brides, bridesmaids, celebrities, and style influences alike, Watters collections follow unique creative directions that evolve with the seasons. The team is based in Dallas, but Watters's four brands—Watters, Wtoo, Willowby, and By Watters.—are adored by women around the globe.

Scroll below to see recent and past collections from Watters.

Watters Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 collection, properly named "Once in a Lifetime," was inspired by true love. You'll find ultra-romantic and feminine silhouettes, namely ball gowns and fit-and-flares, in fabrics like smooth crepe and intricate lace, adorned with floral embroidery and shimmering beading.

Model in strapless ballgown with floral embellishments and a tulle skirt
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"Bentlee" soft netting ball gown adorned with custom-made embroidery, organically placed three-dimensional flowers, and a dust of beading.

Model in strapless allover lace wedding gown
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"Kristel" Corrado lace gown with an allover lace corset featuring a stylistic notch at the center front.

Model in strapless crepe column gown with a tulle train
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"Cappucine" sculptural crepe column gown with a structured corset and detachable tulle Watteau train.

Model in a V-back sleeveless dress with a long train wearing full arm-length tulle gloves
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"Bijou" Lisse crepe fit-and-flare gown with a V-neck and V-back, soft draping, fabric-covered buttons along the back and a cathedral train.

Model in strapless satin ballgown with skirt pockets
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"Vrai" jewel satin ball gown featuring a shaped strapless neckline trimmed with buttons from back bodice to hem, a pocketed ball skirt with an extended train, and a fully corseted bodice.

Model in ballgown with illusion bodice and sleeves with floral appliques
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"Adriel" silk organza gown with embroidered laser-cut organza appliqués, an illusion bodice, three-quarter sleeves, and a full skirt.

Model in spaghetti strap trumpet gown with allover floral embroidery and a tulle skirt
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"Rubena" thicket lace and soft net fit-and-flare gown with custom embroidery, sequin and pearl beading, and three-dimensional floral detailing.

Model in sleeveless A-line gown with lace and a deep illusion neckline
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"Vita" A-line gown featuring a delicately pleated bodice, a deep illusion neckline, and softly placed lace.

Model in allover lace fit and flare gown with a scoop neckline and cap sleeves
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"Tulia" Vernal lace fit-and-flare gown with Anjo lace appliqués, a scooped neckline, cap sleeves, a ballet back, and a train finished with an Anjo lace scallop hem.

Model in sleeveless allover lace fit and flare gown with a plunging illusion neckline
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"Ellectra" Soroya lace fit-and-flare gown with beaded edging featuring an illusion deep V-neckline, illusion cutout sides, and a chapel train trimmed with sequins and beads.

Model in bridal ballgown with tulle skirt and an embroidered illusion neckline
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"Jett" A-line gown with a carwash soft net skirt and an illusion bodice over an Abraz mesh corset adorned with Kozmos lace, beaded pearls, sequins, and silver flat-back crystals.

Model in sleeveless V-neck sheath gown with diamante drop crystals in a lattice pattern
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"Ooh La La" sheath dress with diamanté drop crystals and silver seed beads hand-sewn in a lattice pattern on Beau mesh with clear crystal briolettes and a separate Abrazo mesh slip.

Model in sleeveless V-neck sheath dress with drop crystals in a lattice pattern
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"Magnifique" Beau mesh sheath dress with hand-sewn pearls in a lattice pattern with large pearl drops and a separate Abrazo mesh slip.

Watters Spring 2020

Spring 2020's collection "Sunset in Rose" was, naturally, inspired by the awe and beauty of sunsets. Shimmering beading meets lingerie-inspired details on these elegant yet sultry gowns featuring lots of lace and daring illusion details.

Model on runway in strapless tulle gown with lace bodice
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"Dexter" soft tulle skirt with a strapless lace bodice featuring a modified sweetheart neckline.

Model on runway in allover lace wedding gown with half sleeves
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"Jourdan" allover lace wedding dress with illusion neckline and sleeves.

Model on runway in strapless lace trumpet gown
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"Crawford" strapless fit-and-flare wedding dress with a beaded lace bodice and skirt.

Model on runway in sleeveless wedding dress with a plunging neckline and lace appliques
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"Lynda" chiffon wedding dress with plunging neckline and lace appliqués.

Model on runway in sleeveless wedding dress with notched square neckline
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"Stephan" sleeveless wedding dress with a notched square neckline.

Model on runway in sleeveless scoop neck satin ballgown with skirt pockets
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"Kitt" satin sleeveless wedding dress with scoop neckline and pockets.

Model on runway in deep V-neck ballgown with a slit tulle skirt and beaded bodice
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"Kroes" deep V-neck wedding dress with tulle skirt and beaded bodice.

Model on runway in bridal ballgown with a scalloped plunging neckline, lace bodice, and tulle skirt
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"Van Der Wal" sequined lace plunging bodice with scalloped edge and tulle skirt.

Model on runway in strapless sweetheart lace fit and flare gown with a gold satin belt
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"Seymour" floral lace trumpet wedding dress with a strapless modified sweetheart neckline and wide satin belt.

Model on runway in fitted high-neck satin sheath gown
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"Hunter" fitted high-neck wedding dress with open draped cowl back.

Model on runway in a floral lace V-neck trumpet wedding gown
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"Campbell" trumpet wedding dress with plunging illusion neckline and lace appliqués.

Model on runway in three-quarter-sleeve ballgown with a floral lace high-neck bodice and a tulle skirt
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"Frederique" three-quarter-sleeve ball gown with a high-neck floral lace bodice and a full tulle skirt.

Model on runway in a strapless sweetheart floral lace A-line wedding dress
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"Sunday Bouquet" strapless guipure lace wedding dress with sweetheart neckline.

Watters Fall 2019

Inspired by the miles and miles migratory birds fly to be together, Watters's Fall 2019 collection "The Great Expanse" features classic gowns with romantic details meant to transcend trends. You'll find dusting shimmer, layers of lace, and timeless silhouettes.

Model on runway in off-the-shoulder silk column gown
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"English" off-the-shoulder, stretch-silk crepe column gown.

Model on runway in strapless plunging sweetheart tulle ballgown
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"Laraline" strapless ivory and nude tulle ball gown with a plunging sweetheart neckline and silk ribbon at the waist.

Model in sleeveless beaded lace column wedding gown with a plunging illusion neckline and satin ribbon belt
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"Lark" beaded lace column gown with a deep V illusion neckline and a satin ribbon at the waist.

Model in off-white ballgown with a tulle skirt and a lace V-neck bodice
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"Swan" V-neck Arbor lace and nude tulle ball gown.

Model in floral beaded and embroidered tulle V-neck slip gown
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"Tempest" A-line slip gown with beaded floral embroidery and tulle godets.

Model in V-neck lace and tulle A-line gown
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"Ludmila" Anjo lace A-line dress featuring soft netting, an illusion V-neck, and stretch charmeuse lining, finished with lace-covered buttons.

Model in floral lace fit-and-flare gown with a tiered skirt and a plunging illusion neckline
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"Birdie" floral lace fit-and-flare gown with oversized lace appliqués, a plunging illusion neckline, and a tiered skirt with a cathedral train.

Model in strapless sweetheart embroidered corset with a flocked dotted tulle full skirt
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"Corvus" flocked dotted Swiss tulle full skirt and "Sparrow" embroidered sweetheart corset.

Model in lace and crepe sheath dress with plunging illusion neckline and cap sleeves
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"Wren" peekaboo silk crepe sheath dress with lace panels.

Model in V-neck beaded lace sheath gown with front skirt slit
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"Robin" plunging V-neck beaded lace sheath gown with front slit.

Model in long-sleeve lace fit-and-flare gown
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"Crane" long-sleeve lace fit-and-flare gown with a keyhole back and chapel train.

Model in scoop-neck layered lace ballgown
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"Branwen" scoop-neck layered lace ball gown.

Model in ballgown with lace-embroidered illusion long sleeves and bodice and an illusion neckline
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"Amaya" organza and tulle ball gown with a lace-embroidered illusion bodice and long sleeves.

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