This blog is brought to you by your friends at BrideBox Wedding Albums – the highest quality DIY Wedding Albums available direct to brides. Your precious wedding memories deserve to be shared for years to come, our incredible quality albums do just that. Join our mailing list today to get 20% off your future album! We hope you enjoy this post!
Finding your perfect wedding dress is one of the most important and time consuming parts of wedding planning. When you’re searching for your dream wedding dress, you most likely already have a good idea of what style dress you want. But in addition to the style of dress, there are so many details that can be included to make your dress truly special. We’ve chosen 15 wedding dress details that are simply gorgeous that you will fall in love with.
Lace has been a staple in wedding fashion since the early Renaissance era, and its delicate and romantic nature makes it a timeless material. Its versatility makes it easily incorporated into any aspect of your wedding dress and can be as modest or as sexy as you want.
|Photo Credit: Your Fashion||Photo Credit: Belle The Magazine|
|Photo Credit: Bridal Musings||Photo Credit: Wedding Party App|
Sequins are the ideal detail for the bride seeking to add a little sparkle to her gown. Create a subtle effect with smaller, lighter colored sequins, or make a statement with larger, darker sequins. Perfect for the bride with a dazzling personality.
|Photo Credit: Weddings by Lilly||Photo Credit: Angel Sanchez|
|Photo Credit: Flyaway Bride||Photo Credit: The Sweetest Occasion|
3. Plunging neckline
A plunging neckline started as a celebrity red carpet look, but has worked its way into bridal fashion in recent years. When paired with long sleeves, this detail can be an elegant and seductive look. Maximize your sex appeal with thin straps or no straps at all.
|Photo Credit: Glamour||Photo Credit: Dressy Bridal|
|Photo Credit: One Wed||Photo Credit: Recent Bridal|
Backless gowns have become increasingly popular, especially for summertime and beachy weddings. Expose just a little extra skin with a keyhole back, or show off your sexy back with a completely backless gown.
|Photo Credit: Weddbook||Photo Credit: Top Wedding Style|
|Photo Credit: Bridal Musings||Photo Credit: Bridal Musings|
5. Hint of color
One of 2014’s hottest wedding dress trends is breaking away from the traditional white gown and adding a splash of color. Whether you embrace the trend full-on with a bright pink dress or choose to ease into the trend with a pastel ombre gown, adding a hint of color to your wedding day look is a fun twist on the traditional wedding dress.
|Photo Credit: Glamour||Photo Credit: RSVP Events|
|Photo Credit: Southbound Bride||Photo Credit: TB Dress|
Channel your inner ballerina with a tulle wedding gown. This material is fluffy and can be used to create gorgeous layers in a full skirt, a pretty flared mermaid gown or a simple overlay.
|Photo Credit: JLM Couture||Photo Credit: Raining Blossoms|
|Photo Credit: Dress Plan||Photo Credit: Alizee Bridal|
7. Intricate back
Buttons, beads, sequins, ribbon, lace – all of these are beautiful additions to any wedding gown. Any of these elements look absolutely stunning when used to create an intricate, detailed back of a gown. An intricate back instantly makes any wedding dress romantic and glamorous.
|Photo Credit: Indulgy||Photo Credit: Bridal Guide|
Photo Credit: Confetti Daydreams
Photo Credit: Confetti Daydreams
8. High leg slit
A high leg slit is the perfect wedding dress detail for a bride who still wants the traditional floor-length dress but wants to show off her gorgeous legs. This is a modern bridal look that looks like it’s straight from the runway and is great for all those fashion-forward brides out there.
|Photo Credit: Latest Women Fashion||Photo Credit: Bride Crystal|
|Photo Credit: DH Gate||Photo Credit: Judy’s Bridal|
Beads are a pretty and versatile detail for any wedding dress. Add emphasis to your bust with a beaded bodice or draw attention to your back with beading along the straps and waist. Beaded necklaces draped over shoulders are also a beautiful addition to your wedding gown.
|Photo Credit: Belle the Magazine||Photo Credit: One Wed|
|Photo Credit: Mod Wedding||Photo Credit: Mod Wedding|
10. Corset lacing
A corset bodice is a gorgeous vintage look for your special day. With the lace-up back, you can incorporate different color ribbons to add a touch of color, tie them in pretty bows or knots or just keep things simple with a classic corset.
|Photo Credit: Weddbook||Photo Credit: Lovely Wedding Dress|
|Photo Credit: McGrew Studios||Photo Credit: Daisy to Sunflower|
Cutouts have been one of the hottest trends in both formal and casual dresses recently. When done well, cutouts can be extremely flattering and the extra exposed skin adds a touch of allurement to the look.
Photo Credit: Hello Magazine
Pearls are the ultimate classic and feminine detail. They are a subtle yet beautiful embellishment that evokes a sense of romanticism and are the perfect vintage detail to include in your wedding dress. Whether you go with a pearl-encrusted bodice or simple pearl lining, this detail is sure to be a stunning addition to your gown.
|Photo Credit: OneWed||Photo Credit: Wedding in Dresses|
|Photo Credit: Hayden Olivia||Photo Credit: FollowPics|
13. Short hemline
Another popular trend in wedding dresses this year is a shorter hemline. Above the knee length dresses are short and sweet and are appropriate for more casual ceremonies. Ankle length , or tea length, hemlines are also trending right now and are ideal for those brides who want to show off their fabulous shoes.
|Photo Credit: Glam Bistro||Photo Credit: Fashion Diva Design|
|Photo Credit: Love My Dress||Photo Credit: My Bridal Dress|
Ruffles are a fun and playful detail that will make any bride feel like a princess. Ruffled skirts are feminine and are also a great way to incorporate a splash of color into your dress by including a few tiers of color at the bottom. Ruffles look great in traditional floor-length gowns as well as mermaid gowns.
|Photo Credit: Bu Pop||Photo Credit: Bridal Expressions|
|Photo Credit: Sofie House||Photo Credit: Weddingomania|
A truly vintage detail to include in your bridal look is a pair of gloves. Add a touch of old style Hollywood glamour with satin or lace gloves, or take a modern approach with detailed gloves that look elegant and sophisticated.
|Photo Credit: Sweet Violet Bride||Photo Credit: Etsy|
|Photo Credit: LightWeddings||Photo Credit: DH Gate|