Every year and every season brings us new and inspiring trends for wedding dresses. Sometimes styles shift dramatically. Sometimes the change is more subtle. But if you’re the kind of bride who has her eye on the latest wedding fashion, here’s what you can expect from 2018 wedding gowns.
Capes and Capelets
From light and lacy to floor-length and beaded, there’s something new to add to the bridal silhouette. There is so much you can do with capes that the possibilities are endless. These accessories are showing up in every season, so whether you want to add a bit of sheer fabric over your bare shoulders or a faux-fur capelet for those outdoor winter shots, we think this year you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for.
The crisp, elegant pantsuit is no stranger to brides-to-be. Unique, beautiful, and understated, white power suits are the perfect choice for small, intimate weddings or city hall nuptials. Paired with stylish heels, a beaded corsage, and a dazzling fascinator, there’s no reason you can’t say I do in a pair of trousers.
Showing Some Skin
Keyhole décolletage, plunging necklines, and bareback halters are only the start of it. This year, showing some skin will be quite common, with interesting silhouettes to accentuate your best features and barely-there lace to add a hint of romance and sensuality. You will finally get a chance to show off those legs of yours, as short bridal gowns have made a comeback. Fit-and-flare shapes offer that classic wedding dress style with a modern twist.
Is there anything more feminine than the classic bow? Bows have circled the fashion wheel more times than we can count, and this year, it’s all about bows that are big, bold, and intricate. From sashes to hair accessories to tulle to lace, bows are featured on many different styles of dresses. If that’s the look you’re after, you won’t have any trouble finding bow accents this year.
White will always be the traditional wedding colour, and we don’t expect that to fall out of favour any time soon. However, this year, you’ll find more colours incorporated into the classic styles, which adds a whole new dimension you never thought possible. Black accents like ribbons, shoes, and gloves started appearing last year, but this year, you won’t be able to resist rosy pink and gold gowns, wildflower embroidered veils, even deep blue tulle. This year, the colour scheme is practically wide open.
No matter what your style is, 2018 is proving to have something for everyone. Is your wedding in 2018? We hope you’ve chosen your dress already! Are you still in search of a photographer? Corina V. Photography specializes in fine art wedding photography for the true romantics. Contact me today to discuss your wedding photography needs.