One fantastic perk of being a Wedding Planner is getting see ALL the beautiful wedding dresses… we are loving the 2011 Spring trends! From whimsy and slick to jeweled embellished ball gowns, there is a special dress out there for everyone!
Trend 1: Dainty Dots
Spotted: The most girly detail to hit the bridal runways — yep, point d’esprit fabric makes any silhouette feel sweet.
Dress by Christos
Trend 2: Billowy Skirts
There is no denying that ball gowns are an aisle favorite, and now — with frothy layers of cloud-like tulle — these oversize skirts are more light and airy than ever.
Dress by Rivini
Trend 3: Spirals
You’ll love this season’s take on ruffles — full, pleated swirls show off your fashionista wedding style with a bit more flair.
Dress by Marchesa
Trend 4: Keyhole Necklines
Whether made with pearls or crystals, these peekaboo necklines are the newest way to add drama to a classic strapless style with minimal coverage.
Dress by Monique Lhuillier
Trend 5: Tiny Tiers
Flattering and fun; these little layers add texture without bulk, making them a definite wedding day “do.”
Dress by Alvina Valenta
Trend 6: Full Blooms
Garden glamour still reigns supreme on the bridal runways, but instead of focusing on a mixed bouquet, designers opted to highlight just one oversize blossom.
Dress by Judd Waddell
Trend 7: Sheer Coverage
Looking for a subtly sexy gown? This season the clear choice — be it bateau, V-neck or even one-shoulder — is a sheer neckline.
Dress by David Meister for Designer Bride
Trend 8: Separates
What’s hot now? Instead of switching into a new dress for the reception, simply swap your bodice or your skirt for a fresh new look. These stylish separates make changing a cinch.
Dress by Reverie by Melissa Sweet
Trend 9: Modified Mermaid Silhouettes
More dance-floor friendly than a traditional mermaid gown and definitely more dramatic than your average trumpet silhouette, this hot new style flares just above the knee for a new take on the ultra-flattering fit-and-flare shape.
Dress by Vera Wang
Trend 10: Embellished Belts
This season there was certainly no shortage of decadently jeweled belts. Thanks to Chelsea Clinton for kicking off this glamorous, ultra-flattering trend.
Dress by Romona Keveza Legends
What’s your favorite?
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