15 Most Memorable Wedding Gowns From 2012

Enchant your guests with one of these unforgettable dresses.
  1. Sheer Genius

    A sheer-bodice gown isn’t something any wedding guests are likely to forget. Yet somehow this dress isn’t overly sexy -- it still has a sweet side.

    Gown by Reem Acra

  2. Hints of Blue

    Instead of hiding your “something blue,” wear it proudly on your gown. The best thing about this particular dress? The pale blue hue still feels very bridal.

    Gown by Alfred Angelo

  3. Flirty Fringe

    We can’t think of anything more alluring than watching a bride walk down the aisle in a swaying fringe gown.

    Gown by Maggie Sottero

  4. Enchanting Ombre

    While lace might be a go-to bridal fabric, it’s not every day you see it in a romantic ombre hue.

    Gown by Anne Barge

  5. Grand Illusions

    This illusion neckline embroidered with pearls and crystals is stunningly striking.

    Gown by Marchesa

  6. Sexy Retro

    Opposites definitely do attract -- we love how the designer combined a demure 1950s silhouette with sexy sheer fabric.

    Gown by Hayley Paige

  7. Back Story

    Leave a lasting impression with an ornate design on the back of your gown.

    Gown by Rivini

  8. Dramatic Cape

    This gown is a stunner by itself (how chic are the star embellishments?), but the flowy cape just adds that extra wow factor.

    Gown by Pronovias

  9. Voluminous Skirt

    You don’t need to be dripping in glitzy crystals to make a big statement; sometimes all it takes is a full skirt made of big, bold ruffles.

    Gown by Oscar de la Renta

  10. Blushing Pink

    The perfect shade of pale pink can be pretty unforgettable. p>

    Gown by Liancarlo

  11. Multi-Tiered Skirt

    Hundreds of layers of organza are not only extremely couture, but they’re also incredibly eye-catching.

    Gown by Vera Wang

  12. Fancy Feathers

    Want to make a serious impression? Wearing fashion-forward purple feathers on your skirt is definitely one way of doing it.p>

    Gown by Kelly Faetanini

  13. Floral Embellishments

    The trendy sheer overlay just got even more glamorous with mini floral embellishments.

    Gown by Monique Lhuillier

  14. Pretty Peplum

    Sure, peplum was everywhere in 2012, but this beaded and embroidered number was one of the loveliest we’d seen.

    Gown by Lela Rose

  15. Glamorous Neckline

    This stunning gown gives you the best of all worlds: You can wear a halter, V-neck and cap sleeves all at the same time.

    Gown by Jenny Packham