Fanciful frocks

Hot off the runways, the latest bridal gowns are exploding with drama and diversity – from show-stopping silhouettes to exquisite details that brides will adore. Among the season’s best, we’ve narrowed down a few of our favorite “haute” trends. Check out these fanciful frocks below.

AT RIGHT: 'Ettiene' gown by Sottero & Midgely
Plunging Necklines

Ready to take the plunge? Flirt with this trend by showing just a hint of décolletage, or dare to bare in a dramatic low V-neckline.

Top left: Sophia Tolli ('Lucca'); Top middle: Sincerity Bridal (style 3921);Top right: Alfred Angelo (style 2565); Bottom left: Allure Couture (style C380); Bottom right: Blue Willow Ridge by Anne Barge ('Azalea')
Off the Shoulder

Bare those lovely shoulders in one of these universally flattering styles. An off-the-shoulder gown is a dreamy alternative to a strapless wedding gown. Perfect for the classy bride who wants to add a vintage flare to her look.

Top left: Maggie Sottero ('Sipriana'); Top middle: Allure Romance (style 2801); Top right: Sottero & Midgely ('Ettiene'); Bottom left: David Tutera for Mon Cheri ('Sialia'); Bottom right: WTOO (Winnifred)
High Neckline

Looking for the illusion of a longer torso? Take your neckline up a notch. The high neck is a versatile design that lends a sweet and unexpected look to a bride’s wedding day style.

Top left: WTOO Willowby (styles 57125 & 57124); Top middle: Alfred Angelo (style 2543); Top right: Atelier Pronovias ('Veneto'); Bottom left: Garnish and Frill ('Isla'); Bottom right: Mon Cheri (style 216159)
Long Sleeves

There’s something so elegant, romantic and timeless about a long-sleeved gown. It’s a style that was beautiful in years past and will be beautiful for years to come.

Top left: Sottero & Midgley ('Gabriella'); Top middle: Jasmine Couture (style T182004); Top right: Sincerity Bridal (style 3911); Bottom left: Alfred Angelo (style 2540); Bottom right: Garnish and Frill ('Adelaide')