Lace is a top trend for 2017 – as seen here in this Alice dress by Lucy Martin Bridal (Picture: Lucy Martin Bridal – http://www.lucymartinbridal.co.uk )
Your wedding dress – it’s not something you’ll buy on a whim. But where to start?
If you want to be on trend this year, embrace sheer, opt for ruffles and floral gowns or dresses in shades such as pale gold.
These are some of the key wedding dress trends set to be huge in 2017.
And before you think that trends equals unwearable, think again.
The wedding dress trends that I have picked out will definitely suit most brides-to-be – you just have to think about how they’ll fit with the location and style of your big day.
These are the top 17 wedding dress trends for 2017.
1. The return to simplicity
(Picture: Halfpenny London)
Chic, simple wedding dresses are back in fashion.
This Iris Frill off the shoulder wedding dresses 2017 dress by Halfpenny London just oozes style and is perfect for the bride who is looking for something elegant and exquisitely simple.
2. The tea-length wedding dress
(Picture: Charlotte Balbier)
For you brides who love all things vintage, you should opt for a tea length wedding dress – a dress that falls below the knee and above the ankle.
This very pretty one is Winnie by Charlotte Balbier.
(Picture: Grace Loves Lace)
Daring? Or simply body confident? Then opt for a sheer bridal gown – perfect for a beach wedding.
A great label to look at is the Australian-based Grace Loves Lace.
(Picture: Andrea Hawkes)
If you never imagined yourself getting married, let alone wearing a bridal gown, then embrace separates for 2017.
A go to wedding designer for separates is London-based Andrea Hawkes.
In complete contrast to the return to simplicity is this, the romantic ruffles trend.
Love pretty, feminine dresses? This is the trend for you, and this dress is by Muscat.
6. Off the shoulder wedding dress
(Picture: Daughters of Simone)
An off the shoulder wedding dress is fashionable for 2017, but is still very much a classic and traditional style.
This elegant dress is by Daughters Of Simone.
7. The low v
This utterly gorgeous gown is by Pronovias and a great example of the low V wedding dress trend.
(Picture: Charlie Brear)
Bows are undeniably girly, in fashion and just so, so pretty.
Opt for a bridal gown with just one oversized bow like this exquisite Radnor style by Charlie Brear.
9. Coloured wedding dresses
(Picture: Stephanie Allin)
White can be a little harsh on one’s skin tone, so why not opt for a coloured bridal gown?
Subtle shades such as pale gold look great and this Stephanie Allin dress is a stunning example.
10. Crop tops
(Picture: Nick Tucker Photography for Miss Bush)
Have you been working on your abs and want to show them off on your wedding day?
Or perhaps getting married in a hot climate?
Whatever the case crop top wedding dresses are set to be huge in 2017.
We can’t resist this Jesus Peiro top and skirt, available from Miss Bush.
11. Dramatic back
(Picture: Amanda Wakeley)
Remember to pay attention to the back of your bridal gown as well as the front.
Wedding dresses with dramatic backs are very fashionable for 2017.
This Amanda Wakeley dress is just too gorgeous for words.
12. Dresses with sleeves
(Picture: Emma Victoria Payne)
There are not normally many wedding dress that winter brides can embrace until now!
Dresses with sleeves are definitely on trend this year and this Heather bridal gown by Emma Victoria Payne is a perfect example.
(Picture: Phillipa Lepley)
A floral bridal gown is a must for those planning a country celebration.
How stunning is this gown by Phillipa Lepley?
14. High low wedding dress
(Picture: So Sassi)
What is a high low wedding dress? Basically a gown that is higher at the front and lower at the back.
This dress by So Sassi is playful and cute.
15. High necked bridal gowns
(Picture: Ian Stuart Bride)
If you are planning a very grand wedding, then a high necked bridal gown is definitely worth considering.
Not only are high necked bridal gowns very fashionable for 2017, but they are also perfect for those of you looking for more of a demure style.
This sublime Santa Maria gown is by Ian Stuart Bride.
16. Jewelled wedding dress
(Picture: Jenny Packham)
Can’t resist a bit of a bling? You’ll will be pleased to know the jewelled wedding dress is stylish for 2017.
This sparkly dress by Jenny Packham will turn heads for all the right reasons.
17. The jumpsuit
(Picture: House Of Ollichon)
Without a doubt, the jumpsuit should be the fashionista’s choice for 2017.
They are simply perfect for registry office weddings, city chic affairs, or city celebrations. This is by House of Ollichon.
Marina Licht lives and breathes the world of weddings.
She blogs about everything bridal-related at Style & The Bride.
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