10 New Wedding Dress Trends for 2015

Wedding dresses in dusty blue, utterly romantic sheer sleeves with hints of lace, and so much more. See what’s hot!
by Jennie Ma
  1. Wedding Dresses With Sheer Sleeves and Hints of Lace

    From Left: Temperley Bridal, Reem Acra, Maggie Sottero; Photo: Kurt Wilberding, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding
    Utterly romantic and soft, sheer sleeves with hints of lace made a big appearance on the bridal fashion runways this season. Reem Acra, Maggie Sottero and Temperley London all included pretty sleeve styles in their collections.
  2. "Something Blue" Wedding Dresses

    From Left: Claire Pettibone, Liancarlo, Johanna Johnson; Photo: Kurt Wilberding
    Blue wedding dresses graced the bridal fashion runways this season for a look that’s nontraditional but still pretty and sophisticated. Designers Claire Pettibone, Liancarlo and Johanna Johnson, to name a few, featured pretty dress designs in blue.
  3. Wedding Dresses With Party Fringe

    From Left: Hayley Paige, Naeem Khan, Theia; Photo: Kurt Wilberding, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo
    Turn heads with fringe. It’s playful and just begs for a serious dance party. Check out Hayley Paige, Naeem Khan and Theia’s latest lines.
  4. Cozy Sweater Wedding Dresses

    From Left: Houghton, Delphine Manivet, Anne Bowen; Photo: Kurt Wilberding
    Coverage with serious style hit the runways this season. Delphine Manivet, Houghton and Anne Bowen all included pretty sweaters in their collections.
  5. Waltz-Length Wedding Dresses

    From Left: Legends Romona Keveza, Oleg Cassini, Marchesa; Photo: Maria Valentino / MCV Photo
    Ball gowns with slightly higher hemlines were all over the bridal fashion runways. Romona Keveza, Oleg Cassini and Marchesa had waltz-length wedding dresses in their collections.
  6. Wedding Dresses With Draped Shoulder Beading

    From Left: Alfred Angelo, Kelly Faetanini, Reem Acra; Photo: Kurt Wilberding, Kurt Wilberding, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo
    Wedding dresses with sleeves have been hot for a few seasons, and now bridal fashion designers are adding embellishments to the mix. Look to Alfred Angelo, Kelly Faetanini and Reem Acra’s latest lines for ideas.
  7. Two-for-One Wedding Dresses

    From Left: Rivini, Kelly Faetanini, Ines Di Santo; Photo: Kurt Wilberding, Kurt Wilberding, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo
    Changing from a more traditional wedding dress for the ceremony to a slinkier look for the reception is all the rage. Judd Waddell, Kelly Faetanini, Rivini and Ines Di Santo are just a few of the designers who showcased this trend in their collections.
  8. Wedding Dresses With Unique Fabrics

    From Left: Hayley Paige, Romona Keveza Collection, Judd Waddell; Photo: Kurt Wilberding, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo
    The classic wedding gown fabric gets an upgrade with incredibly unique additions, like leather wedding dresses at Hayley Paige, stardust lace at Romona Keveza, puckered jacquard at Amsale and soleil (a cotton pique) at Judd Waddell.
  9. Wedding Dresses With Shoulder Streamers

    From Left: Monique Lhuillier, Marchesa, Claire Pettibone; Photo: Kurt Wilberding, Maria Valentino / MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding
    Designers are adding fabric shoulder streamers on otherwise classic styles for a look that’s unexpected yet timeless. Marchesa, Monique Lhuillier, Jim Hjelm, Claire Pettibone and Anne Barge all designed dresses this season with pretty shoulder streamers, both big and small.
  10. Wedding Dresses With Cool Separates

    From Left: Tara LaTour, Monique Lhuillier, Watters; Photo: Maria Valentino / MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding, Kurt Wilberding
    Think: crop tops, pants and fun jackets! Monique Lhuillier, Tara LaTour and Watters all layered it on in their lines this season.
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