Eager to rock a fashion-forward, show-stopping wedding gown on your big day? There’s no better place to pin down the trendiest styles and designs than Bridal Fashion Week’s Spring 2016 runway, where the most legendary fashion designers in the biz sent one stunning dress after another down the runway. From sensuous deep-V necklines to flirty floral prints, there were jaw-dropping frocks for all kinds of vibes and aesthetics. We scouted out the most utterly gorgeous designs from our favourite labels.
This season, Badgley Mischka designed their hand-beaded dresses to be as weightless as possible. Each piece was inspired by what the designers' soon-to-be-wed friends dreamt of wearing down the aisle.
Dainty floral appliqués and embroidery were the highlights of this ultra-ladylike collection, which was inspired by the delicate white Jasmine flower.
The American designer's rustic Romantique collection blends prairie-inspired style with bohemian romance – think swish-y, vintage silhouettes, scalloping and lots of lace overlays.
Perfect for brides with an eclectic sense of style, Hayley Paige's dress puts a fresh, modern spin on bridal gowns with geometric patterns, frothy, ballerina-like tulle skirts and sculptural ruffles.
Inspired by the fantasy world of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Jenny Packham's mystical collection features billowy sillhouettes, elegant metallic beading, lace and floral appliqués. These ethereal outfits would look amazing in an outdoor, forest wedding.
Dripping with romance, Marchesa's 2016 collection is filled with structured bodices, lace, intricate embroidery and ruffles.
Channeling the out-of-this-world, twinkling beauty of stardust, the Israeli designer's Sprin 2016 collection is full of sparkly fabric. Exquisite details like hand-sewn beading and bow sashes appear alongside trendy crop top styles and sheer bodices.
Taking cues from the darker elements in Alice In Wonderland, Monique Lhuillier's are both sophisticated yet sensual, with plunging necklines, sheer peek-a-boo sides, cascading tulle, crystal embroidery, and shades of nude and champagne.
Like ornate works of art, Naeem Khan's Spring 2016 collection showcased jaw-dropping details like hand-painted fabric, intricately embroidered bodices, and tulle tiers.
Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta's first bridal collection under the helm of Peter Copping, the fashion house's new creative director, is a chameleonic range of dresses that tap into all kinds of styles, from sleek and polished to bohemian luxe.
The Spanish designer's latest bridal collection is sexy and figure-flattering, yet timeless. Lace, floral appliqués and even fringing details grace the gowns, along with our favourite touch – pockets!
Reem and Acra's Spring 2016 collection had a feminine, flirty vibe, embracing swoon-worthy lace embroidery, deep-plunging necklines, sheer illusion bodices.
Inspired by the break of dawn, Rivini's Spring 2016 line uses sheer layers of fabric to diffuse the body's form underneath – a sensuous play of the eye.
Romantic and ethereal, Temperley London's Mariana Summer '16 features soft, graceful draping and elegant hand embroidery on luxurious silk and lace.
Designed with women who want to let out their inner fairy princesses, Theia's latest collection has styles to suit any shape, height and size. Stunning 3D appliques, contrasting textures and playful prints galore.
Daring, unconventional brides who don't mind baring a good deal of skin will Vera Wang's 2016 provocative collection, which features slip-like dresses and a contrast between sheer, voluminous layers and sculptural shapes.