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7 Fabulous Bridal-Wear Trends for 2022

Whether you're a 2022 bride or a 2021 bride who's had too many postponements to count, we've sourced the Spring 2022 Bridal Fashion Week collections and gathered some of the top trends picking up steam in the wedding dress world.

20 Apr

1. New Bohemian

Courtesy of Viktor & Rolf / Ines di Santo / Markarian

Taking a relaxed, dreamy and unconventional approach to your wedding day is becoming more mainstream, with a plethora of Bohemian-esque styles gracing Spring 2022's Bridal Fashion Week collections. If you're going for that rustic, shabby chic look on your big day, now is the time to do it.

From left: Viktor & Rolf, Ines by Ines di Santo, Markarian

2. Powerful Feathers

Courtesy of Elie Saab / Naeem Khan / Marchesa Notte Bridal

Designers like Elie Saab and Naeem Khan are loving over-the-top embellishments this season, and feathers are taking the main stage. Whether it's an exquisite, wispy feel you're after, or some full-bloom plumage that makes a statement, incorporating feathers into your big day is looking hotter than ever.

From left: Elie Saab, Naeem Khan, Marchesa, Elie Saab


3. Floral Motifs

Courtesy of Alyne by Rita Vinieris / Claire Pettibone / Ines di Santo / Markarian

Whether you're gutsy and feel like bearing a colourful flowered gown, or want a more subtle, dainty approach, the classic floral wedding dress just got a promotion. 3-D Roses, beautiful floral embroidery and colour-packed power-dresses are making a huge mark on this season's collections.

From left: Alyne by Rita Vinieris, Claire Pettibone, Ines by Ines di Santo, Markarian

4. Cap Sleeves

Courtesy of Anne Barge / Marchesa / Zuhair Murad

Form-fitting, powerful and sleek, cap sleeves are in trend - and for good reason. This polished look will help you make your mark on your big day, and is sure to accentuate your already beautiful figure in sheer style.

From left: Anne Barge, Marchesa, Zuhair Murad

5. Pants & Two-Pieces

Courtesy of Nordeen / Scorcesa / Yolancris

Feel like a dress is too.. dressy? Then you've come to the right season. Pants, pant-suits and dazzling two-piece bridal separates are making a breakthrough this year. Maximise your comfort and bump up your glam with this laid-back approach on your big day.

From left: Nordeen, Scorcesa, Yolancris

6. Fairytale Gowns

Courtesy of Wiederhoeft / Ines di Santo / Monique Lhuillier

If you haven't been watching Bridgerton, maybe you should reconsider your priorities. Dreamy wedding looks and magical settings from the show are filtering their way into the wedding world this year, with fantastical fairytale gowns, radiant ruffles and ethereal silhouettes making appearances in the collections of Wiederhoeft, Ines di Santo and many more.

From left: Wiederhoeft, Ines by Ines di Santo, Monique Lhuillier

7. Statement Veils

Courtesy of Halfpenny London / Markarian

With Halfpenny London's release of their 'Unveiled' capsule, and huge designer names like Markarian and Monvieve incorporating statement-making headpieces and veils into their collections, there's never been a better moment to go all-out and add a luxurious, extravagant or subtly dignified headpiece to your big day attire.

From left: Halfpenny London, Markarian

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