Top 10 Wedding Dress Design Inspirations

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The dress is possibly one of the most exciting parts of planning a wedding, however many believe a destination ceremony creates some limitations when it comes to the gown. Not to worry! This is easy to overcome with some forethought, a good designer and a touch of creativity. Be inspired by the latest in bridal fashion trends, with each design as perfect as the next for your upcoming nuptials.

1. Alive and well
Some say the art of couture is dead, well I’m here to tell you you’re very wrong. There are some amazing couturiers out there, you just need to know where to look! These designers often have decades of experience and copious amounts of creativity that’s ready to be unleashed. Nothing could be more special then walking down the aisle in a dress designed and made especially for you.

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Expect perfection and pizazz when you work with Pina Fiorenza. The couturier will custom make your wedding gown with only you and your vision in mind. Your personality, style and natural beauty will shine through.

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2. Bejeweled beauty
Feel as though you’ve just stepped out of a jewellery box with styled gowns draped in pearls and covered in delicate crystal chains. You couldn’t look more stunning as your dress catches the natural light as you walk down the soft sand to your husband-to-be.

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Anna Campbell encompasses true romance with her beautifully designed collection, Spirit. Anna’s aim is to enhance a brides beauty with her hand sewn sparkling creations.

3. A timeless treasure
Classic is the golden word when it comes to bridal gowns. And understandably so, every bride wants to look back at her photographs and feel she choose the right dress. Keep it classic with soft draping, french lace and fitted bodices.

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Creating timeless pieces takes skill and true craftsmanship. Anne Bertossi, designer at Paddington Weddings Bertossi Brides prides herself on keeping the true meaning of couture alive. Each design highlights the female form and proves elegance is still very much alive in this modern age.

4. Real rhythm
Be inspired by movement and layers as tiered styles combine a sense of edge mixed with pure sophistication. Feel as though you are walking the runway, as these styles will turn heads!

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With a distinct ‘cool factor’ Houghton NYC oozes luxury. Designer Katharine Polk is constantly pushing boundaries and making us rethink tradition. The label’s Spring Summer 2017 collection couldn’t be more perfect for you and your bridesmaids, with a stunning palette of blush pinks, creams and dove greys.


5. Times are a changing
Take note! No longer is lace considered old-fashioned or dull. Choosing the fabrication couldn’t be more on-point. Romantic, chic and sexy; a lace dress encompasses everything you want from a wedding dress and more.

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Australian label Grace Loves Lace, live, breathe and dream of… lace! Never boring, every design has a unique twist, whether it be a low back, two piece design or a sheer bohemian overlay. It’s safe to say you’ll be dying to wear this dress again!


6. Everlasting elegance
Be transported to the cinematic golden age, where elegance was famed and tailoring rewarded. This ‘trend’ is eternal. It’s is about fit, quality and line. In the words of Audrey Hepburn “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.”

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Elegance, simplicity and craftsmanship embody Lela Rose‘s self titled label. The designer just gets it right, proving that once again art and fashion merge beautifully. You couldn’t possibly go wrong wearing a Lela Rose gown down the aisle.

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7. Short and sophisticated
Boycott tradition and wear something a little more comfortable for the relaxed beach setting. Keep it short! There are some amazing styles that embody everything that you’d expect and more from a wedding gown, just with a twist.

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You couldn’t possibly go wrong wearing a design that comes from one of the most well respected fashion houses in the world, Oscar de la Renta. The label’s Spring Summer 2017 collection is exquisite. And some of the standout pieces are in-fact the shorter designs. Celebrated for their wearability each piece is a triumph, featuring feathers, pearls, lace and boning. A perfect dress made for your perfect day.

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