The Cape Spring 2016 Bridal

Top 5 Spring 2016 Bridal Trends

It’s a mere three months until Christmas! Where has this year gone! In a flash we will be ringing in the New Year and watching the flowers bloom during spring. For all you recently engaged brides-to-be who may have missed New York Bridal Fashion Week earlier this year, we decided to recap on the top trends that graced the runway for late spring/summer 2016. If you are a burgeoning fashionista hoping to copy the catwalks and still haven’t found ‘the one’ – keep these stunning gowns in mind.

The Cape

Solange Knowles firmly cemented her place in the fashion stakes when she brought around the revival of the bridal cape last year. Perfectly regal and enchanting, this look gets our top vote. Imagine how magical you will look with your delicately laced cape flowing in the spring breeze. Beware, mind yourself and don’t trip!

The Cape Spring 2016 Bridal

Plunging Necklines

Gone are the modest long-sleeve, high necklines which dominated weddings over the past few years. Designers are stepping away from the demure and classical style of Kate Middleton and creating daring v-shaped necklines and figure-hugging gowns. If you are looking for a more sultry bridal style, embrace this new trend and show off your fab figure!


Suit Up

Make a bold statement with a nod to androgyny. We are having still having a love affair with this crisp yet feminine design from Carolina Herrera. If you are looking to break traditions and wow your wedding guests, strut up the aisle with confidence in a gorgeous bridal suit.

Carolina Herrera

Pretty Florals

Spring and summer 2016 is all about pretty floral prints and dainty flower embellishments. These 3D dimensions add personality to the traditional wedding gown. Flirty and playful, you will be every inch the blushing bride in these romantic numbers.

Austin Scarlett

Pretty Florals

Wistful Watercolours

The bride wore…watercolour?! Yes, this is the latest craze for 2016 brides and it blew us away. Subtle flecks of pastels fluttering through your dress will leave a lasting impression with your family and friends. Very dainty and ladylike, opt for hues of powder blue in keeping with tradition on the most important day of your life.


Ivy & Aster

Image Credits: Alberta Ferretti; Gahlia Lahav; Marchesa; Carolina Herrera; Austin Scarlett; Carolina Herrera; Oscar de la Renta; Ramona Keveza; Ivy & Aster.

Ciara Moore

Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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