Fashion :: Top 10 Wedding Dress Trends in 2011

 

 

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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What’s your favorite?

 

To read more about these Spring Trends and Bridal fashion visit theknot.com

 

 

 

 

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