Top 10 Wedding Dress Trends for Spring 2010

Bridal Fashion Week is the chance for top designers to show off their new lines, and our chance to find out what's hot in wedding fashion. Here are 10 wedding dress trends soon to hit your local bridal salon.
by Heather Levine
  1. '50s Flair

    Bridal designers must be as obsessed with Mad Men as we are: There were enough high necklines, tulle skirts, and tea-length styles on the runway to make even Don Draper swoon!

    Dress by Anne Barge

  2. Bits of Black

    Not just for the goth bride anymore, this dark hue showed up in all kinds of wedding dress details, from dainty bows and sashes to bolder, allover embellishments.

    Dress by Jenny Packham

    See more black-accented wedding dresses

  3. The Bold Shoulder

    Thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama, it seems the one-shoulder style has really taken off. But this season, unlike in years past, the over-the-top details are what really make these asymmetrical necklines stand out.

    Dress by Anne Bowen

    See more one-shoulder wedding dresses

  4. Bows

    From droopy satin styles to more structural ones, these girly details are the hottest knots to hit the bridal fashion runways.

    Dress by Amsale

    See more wedding dresses with bows

  5. Couture Cover-ups

    You want to wear a strapless gown, but don't want to feel overly bare? You're in luck. This season, you can take your pick from floor-length lace coats, airy tulle boleros, feathered capelets, and more.

    Dress by Monique Lhuillier

    See more dresses with boleros and jackets

  6. Garden Glamour

    This year, designers were big on blooms of all different sizes, from simple, cherry-blossom details to oversized, eye-catching rosettes.

    Dress by Claire Pettibone

    See more dresses with flowers

  7. Illusion Necklines

    It's clear which neckline reigned supreme this season -- be it bateau, V-neck, or even one-shoulder, sheer straps mean subtle, sexy coverage.

    Dress by Melissa Sweet

  8. Metallic Touches

    Want to shine on your walk down the aisle? Consider one of the hot, new styles glittering in gold and silver details.

    Dress by Christos

  9. Raw Edges

    From the sound of it, you may think this trend might leave a wedding dress looking unfinished, but these rough, just-cut hemlines and details make for a completely unique bridal look.

    Dress by Angel Sanchez

  10. Pretty Pleats

    Accordion to us (couldn't resist), this playful detail adds the perfect amount of texture to embellished and simple wedding gowns alike.

    Dress by Vera Wang

    See more dresses with pleats

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