White Hot Wedding Gown Trends

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on White Hot Wedding Gown Trends

The Knot presented this morning’s seminar on White Hot Wedding Trends.  The seminar started off with a review of 2012 Style Icons that are influencing wedding gown trends, as well as, trends that were big for Spring 2012 and Trends that are new for Fall 2012.

2012’s Style Icon influencers include:

  1. Snow White & the Hunstman- Snow White’s fairy tale style dresses for wedding gowns and the Queen’s gowns for Mother of the Bride.
  2. I Am Marilyn- Marilyn Monroe, Retro-inspired, old Hollywood glamor looks
  3. Lauren Bush’s Ralph Lauren-designed wedding dress-Vicotrian look with long lace sleeves and Illusion lace neckline.
  4. The Royal Wedding Dress-Kate Middleton’s magnificent dress with its v-neck, Illusion lace neckline and long sleeves.Spring 2012

Spring 2012 Wedding Trends included:

  1. Beaded Bodices with simple, plain skirts.
  2. Sexy slits- Come in and check out Casablanca Bridal’s 2022 which combines all over lace (a trend for Fall) with a concealed zipper front  slit.
  3. Black Accents-From black horsehair bows, appliques, and embroidery  to  Vera Wang’s all black wedding dress collection.
  4. Off-the-shoulder necklines-From Bateau (boat neck) to straight across mid-upper arm straps.
  5. The Mermaid silhouette- from the traditional tight to the knee (think the classic Barbie doll dress) silhouettes to a softer more mobile trumpet silhouette.

Next  week is Bridal Fashion Week in New York.  Tomorrow I’ll be posting what trends to look from designers in their newest collections.

Keep the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 Tragedy in your thoughts and prayers today.