9 Romantic Wedding Dresses With Fun and Feminine Details

​It's your day—indulge a little.The hottest dresses are all about ultra-feminine details, opulent embellishments and dramatic silhouettes.
by Shelley Brown

This season, the most showstopping dresses offer over-the-top details and lots of feminine drama (think: ruffles, feathers and ball gowns). With that in mind, it was an obvious choice to take over the equally luxurious Pierre Hotel in New York for The Knot Winter 2018 cover and fashion shoot. Check out some of our favorite looks straight from the Bridal Fashion Week runways, below.

  1. Bell-girl

    A slinky number with a voluminous tulip silhouette has all of the feminine drama of a ball gown—without extra baggage to weigh you down. 

    Danielle Frankel wedding dress, $8,500, DanielleFrankelStudio.comBeck Jewels earrings, $325, BeckJewels.comJimmy Choo shoes, $895, JimmyChoo.com   

  2. Special Delivery

    Looking to make a serious statement? A one-of-the-kind crimson red gown leaves a lasting impression.

    Vera Wang wedding dress, $7,500, VeraWang.comAnabela Chan earrings, $2,495, AnabelaChan.com 

  3. Frills and Thrills

    Opting for a shorter style shouldn't limit your self-expression. Sculptural ruffles make a baby doll mini feel couture. 

    Viktor and Rolf wedding dress, price upon request, Viktor-Rolf.comHearts on Fire engagement ring, $82,245, HeartsonFire.comJennifer Behr earrings, $345, JenniferBehr.comJudith Leiber Couture clutch, $1,995, Saks.com;  Jimmy Choo shoes, $1,650, JimmyChoo.com 

  4. Bathing Beauty

    Pamper your inner fashionista with layers of frothy tulle and pearl-encrusted accessories. 

    Reem Acra wedding dress, price upon request, ReemAcra.comSimon G engagement ring, $5,390, SimonGJewelry.comAssael earrings, $37,600, NeimanMarcus.comVictoria Six cocktail ring, $2, 750, VictoriaSix.comJimmy Choo shoes,  $1,895, JimmyChoo.com

  5. Party Girl

    Your celebration deserves a festive outfit. Slip on a fun tutu-inspired dress to let loose at your reception or after-party. 

    Naeem Khan wedding dress, $8,490, NaeemKhan.comChristopher Designs engagement ring, $40,544, ChristopherDesigns.com; Suzanne Kalan cocktail, $12,000, SuzanneKalan.comChristian Louboutin shoes, $995, ChristianLouboutin.com  

  6. Treat Yourself

    Calling all romantics: It doesn't get more girly and fabulous than an ombre blush ball gown.

    Oscar de la Renta wedding dress, $8,990, OscardelaRenta.comRoxanne Assoulin earrings, $180, RoxanneAssoulin.com

  7. Lap of Luxury

    Sometimes more is more. Feathers plus illusion lace and lots of bling equals one standout look.

    Pronovias wedding dress, price upon request, Pronovias.comGraff engagement ring and earrings, both price upon request, GraffDiamonds.comManolo Blahnik white shoes, $1,065, ManoloBlahnik.comJimmy Choo pearl shoes, $1,895, JimmyChoo.comLiv Hart for Bella Belle blush shoes, $375, BellaBelleShoes.com

  8. Plume Service

    Get ready to twirl the night away. Flouncy ostrich feather tiers give an embellished sheath great movement. 

    Alexandra Grecco wedding dress, $4,800, AlexandraGrecco.com; Suzanne Kalan bracelet, $7,400, SuzanneKalan.com

  9. Checking Out

    If veils aren't your thin, consider detachable shoulder streamers. They're right on trend and make for a grand exit. 

    Monique Lhuillier wedding dress, $16,170, MoniqueLhuillier.comGraff earrings, price upon request, GraffDiamonds.com

    Planning your own fancy affair? Consider The Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York City. Founded in 1930, the historic five-star hotel offers elegant separate rooms for your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception as well as an expert in-house wedding planning team and world-class catering menu. Learn more at ThePierreNY.com


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