13 Bridal Fashion Trends for Spring 2016

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One of our favorite parts of wedding planning is dress shopping. Some brides have a vision of their perfect dress while others like to stay on trend or match the theme of their wedding. Either way, this is the time you get to focus entirely on yourself. So love every moment of the experience and choose the dress that feels just right.

As you start your dress finding process, it’s always helpful to know the latest trends. The Spring 2016 Bridal Fashion Week set new and unpredicted trends for the season. Although the romantic lace and floral details continue to dominate, designers are finding new inspirations to freshen up the runways. We did extensive research from various sources and here’s the breakdown of the top 13 bridal fashion trends for Spring 2016.

1. Floral Details: 

Floral embellishments such as appliqués and petals add texture and depth to gowns.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends


2. Feathers:

The flirty feathers definitely make a statement!

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Lela Rose Photo by Huffington Post

3. Butterflies: 

Butterflies are used as hairpieces and/or embellishments on gowns. As they say “Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes.”

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Ines Di Santo

4. Sheer Illusions: 

Sheer back, sleeves and even full on illusion bodices add interest to gowns.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Monique Lhuillier Photo by E! Online 

5. Off-the-shoulder: 

Off-the-shoulder gowns show the right amount of skin for an elegant yet charming look.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Marchesa Photo by Style.com

6. Plunging Necklines:

Extremely low necklines add a sexy touch to the romantic gowns. 

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Reem Acra Photo by E! Online

7. Tiered Skirts: 

Tiered A-line skirts are a major trend for both full gowns and mermaid dresses.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Oscar de la Renta 

8. Crop Tops: 

Designers are taking inspiration from ready-to-wear by introducing crop tops for two-piece wedding gowns.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Reem Acra Photo by Elle 

9. Overskirts: 

In different styles and fabrics, the overlay skirts add versatility and romantic layers. 

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Monique Lhuillier Photo by Style.com 

10. Hints of Color: 

We’re seeing different hints of color including blush tones, nudes and stone washes.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

J. Mendel 

11. Floral Prints: 

Who said you can’t wear print on your wedding day? Colorful floral prints are redecorating simple gowns.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Ramona Keveza Photo by Huffington Post

12. Pant Suits: 

Chic separates create a modern twist.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Theia Photo by E! Online 

13. Short Dresses: 

Although short dresses have usually been the bride’s second change, it’ll be interesting to see more and more brides chose them as their main ensemble.

Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

Oscar de la Renta 

Which trends will you wear on your big day? Tell us your favorites.  

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