by | May 5, 2016

Getting married this year but don’t know where to start when it comes to choosing a wedding dress style? We hear ya. How about starting at the 6 biggest bridal trends for this wedding season and how to get the look.

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Backless gown

It’s impossible to be on Pinterest more than 2 minutes without coming across a backless style-wedding gown nowadays. Going backless means you feel modest enough for the ceremony part of the day, but still with the dramatic wow-factor, which is what every girl wants on their wedding day, right? They also look super incredible on wedding photos of the bride walking away from the camera or back down the aisle with her new hub.

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Less is sometimes more and it can definitely be the case when it comes to bridal style. Just because it’s minimal, doesn’t mean you can’t still make a statement, especially when you add the accessories to your look such as the shoes and veil. The focus is all on the design and cut when it comes to a more simple dress, giving an overall polished and natural look.

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Sleeves can be a lifesaver if you’re getting married in the cooler months, or if the weather just isn’t playing ball. They can also add structure to a dress, with short sleeves being the more casual option. They’re also super fash right now, with every bridal designer from Temperley to Reem Acra including them in their catwalk collections and the likes of Kim Kardashian opting for one herself.

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Your ring might be bling but you’ve only got one day to make a real statement, so you want your dress to be a real head-turner too. Like Magpies to shiny things, we’re totally obsessed with a kick-ass embellishment gown – there can never be too much sparkle is what we say.

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Break all the rules in an above-the-knee dress at your wedding. Not everyone is into full-length gowns and if you’re one of them, then go ahead and wear what you feel most comfortable in. A short dress also means you’re gonna be able to dance a lot harder and for much longer later on in the evening which is always a plus point in our books.

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Leg split

Take your cues from the catwalk designers with a thigh-high leg split. Whether it’s just one split or one on each side, it’s an easy way to add the wow-factor to your gown, and also allows for much more movement than the typical wedding dress. Another bonus being you can show off those killer heels whilst walking down the aisle!

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