Trend Report! Hot New Wedding Trends For Fall 2013 and Spring 2014

Beaded wedding dresses with serious Great Gatsby-style glam, utterly romantic cap sleeves and so much more. See what's hot!
by The Knot
  1. Beaded Column Dresses

    We're totally obsessed with this Great Gatsby glam style. Designers Reem Acra, Maggie Sottero, Carolina Herrera, Theia and Kenneth Pool, to name a few, featured pretty dress designs with allover beading. The look is sophisticated yet flirty and just begs for a cocktail style wedding with a champagne tower and coupe glasses.

  2. Cap Sleeves

    Utterly romantic and soft, cap sleeves made a big appearance on the bridal fashion runways this season. Christos, Maggie Sottero, Kenneth Pool, Monique Lhuillier and Temperley Bridal all included the pretty sleeve styles in their collections.
  3. Coverlets

    Coverage with serious style hit the runways this season. Carolina Herrera, Ines Di Santo, Vera Wang, and Reem Acra all included pretty cover-ups in their collections.
  4. Cowl Backs

    Turn heads with an open back style. It’s sexy without showing too much skin. Check out Temperley Bridal, Ines Di Santo, Pronovias, Theia, Carolina Herrera, Maggie Sottero and Reem Acra's latest lines.
  5. Glitter Tulle

    The classic wedding gown fabric gets an upgrade with added shimmer and sparkle. Ines Di Santo, Pronovias and Reem Acra all showcased gowns with sparkly tulle this season.
  6. Metallic Lace

    Gold and silver metallic are hot for wedding reception décor and now bridal fashion designers are adding hits of metallic to lacey wedding dresses. Look through Carolina Herrera, Pronovias, Monique Lhullier and Kelly Faetanini's latest lines for ideas.
  7. Pearls

    Designers are using this classic gem into wedding dresses for a look that’s unexpected with yet timeless. Theia, Reem Acra and Carolina Herrera all designed dresses this season with pretty pearls, large and small.
  8. Sheer Straps

    Barely there fabric makes for an incredibly sexy strap detail. Reem Acra, Marchesa, Pronovias, Christos and Amsale are just a few of the designers who showcased the trend this season.
  9. Textured Fabrics

    Think layers, rosettes and lots of pretty embroidery. Monique Lhuillier, Ines Di Santo, Theia, and Carolina Herrera all layered it on in their lines this season!
  10. Vine-Like Details

    Ball gowns with nature-inspired beading and embroidery was all over the bridal fashion runways. Marchesa and Pronovias both showed off some serious stunners.

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