Syria, Trump and Brexit aside (shocking state of affairs), what better subject to focus our attentions on in our first post of the New Year! Wedding dress trends for autumn 2017: in a nutshell, think classical silhouettes with a contemporary twist.

We begin with a very swift review of the most prominent styles and trends we can expect to see this year. And conclude with a review of some of the most eye-catching and breath-taking bridal dresses that will be adorning you bold, brave and beautiful brides! Behold!

Marchesa, Fall 2017 Collection
Marchesa, Fall 2017 Collection

Top trends, in no particular order:

  • Contrasting materials
  • Ruffles and tiers – in a variety of styles
  • Sculptured shoulders and silhouettes – off and cut out shoulder
  • Elaborate 3D floral detailing
  • High necklines
  • Exposed backs
  • 1920’s/Grace Kelly/princess stylee
  • Lots of lace – as always
  • Breezy silhouettes
  • Long, luxurious sleeves – billowing and bell
  • Tea length dresses
  • Blush pink/rose
  • Canary yellow
  • Minimalism – simple, subtle silhouettes
  • Dramatic trains, capes and caplets
  • Over the knee boots
  • Jump suits with trains
  • Crop tops
  • Lace-up dresses
  • Slits
  • Bows
  • Feather accents
  • Tulle
  • Silver, crystal and mirror embellishments

Featured Links

Ines Di Santo | Viktor and Rolf | Naeem Khan | Vera Wang | Romona Keveza | Victoria Kyriakides | Marchesa | Yolan Cris | Carolina Herrera | Lazaro | Elizabeth Filmore

Viktor and Rolf Bridal Dress, 2017
Viktor and Rolf Bridal Dress, 2017
Naeem Khan, Emilia
Naeem Khan, Emilia
Vera Wang, Raffaela
Vera Wang, Raffaela
Romona Keveza Bridal, 2017
Romona Keveza Bridal, 2017
Victoria Kyriakides, Autumn 2017
Victoria Kyriakides, Autumn 2017
Viktor and Rolf, Autumn 2017
Viktor and Rolf, Autumn 2017
Viktor and Rolf Bridal
Viktor and Rolf Bridal
Vera Wang, Geltrude
Vera Wang, Geltrude
Marchesa, 2017 Collection
Marchesa, 2017 Collection
Naeem Khan, Pompei
Naeem Khan, Pompei
Viktor and Rolf, Fall 2017
Viktor and Rolf, Fall 2017
Yolan Cris, Autumn 2017
Yolan Cris, Autumn 2017
Carolina Herrera, 2017
Carolina Herrera, 2017
Lazaro 2017
Lazaro 2017
Vera Wang, Viviana
Vera Wang, Viviana
Vera Wang, Juliette
Vera Wang, Juliette
Elizabeth Fillmore, 2017
Elizabeth Fillmore, 2017
Viktor and Rolf Bridal, 2017
Viktor and Rolf Bridal, 2017
Marchesa, Fall 2017 Collection
Marchesa, Fall 2017 Collection
Ines di Santo, Fall 2017
Ines di Santo, Fall 2017
Viktor and Rolf Bridal, Fall 2017
Viktor and Rolf Bridal, Fall 2017