Bridal Gown

Bridal Gown Trend Report

Spring Summer 2016

Trend Analysis Report

Author - Gemma Brittain


The Spring Summer 2016 Bridal catwalks were full to the brim of exciting new looks and silhouettes. Trends are forever evolving with new innovative styles and details. Here in this report you will find an overview of emerging trends from the Bridal catwalks for the season to inspire. We have selected the key shapes, looks and details for Bridal gowns which will help you on your way to find your perfect Bridal look.

Bridal Gown Styles

Bridal Gown

A modern bride still wants to look timeless on her wedding day. The focus for SS16 shows a range of styles suitable for any bride to be. Lace and embellished bead work are still key and have played a major part on the catwalks. Styling includes modern silhouettes of cinched waists with a fun tulle skirts, 1970's influences with a bohemian feel and traditional styling updated with beautiful floral jacquards. These are all examples of timeless gowns with a modern twist.

Bridal Gowns 2 in 1

Bridal Gown

Detachable trains for a 2 in 1 look is a must for SS16. For a bride who just cant decide on that gorgeous lace column dress or a full ball gown, or maybe she wants a shorter dress for the evening but still wants that long statement skirt, now she can have both.

Bridal Gowns Modern Bride

Bridal Gown

For some brides the idea of wearing a traditional princess gown on their wedding day may not express their personality and sense of style. New trends shown on the catwalks for SS16 show that many designers are now offering our brides more unique and unconventional alternatives.The playsuit is coming through in a big way, along with 2 piece crop top and skirt combos. Bold prints and colour are playing a major part in the trends, who says your gown should be white, there are so many colours on the market these days there is something for everyone.

Bridal Gowns Colour Pop

Bridal Gown

The traditional of a bride wearing white is associated with many worldwide as it has a significance of purity, innocence and perfection. For Europe it originated in 1840 when Queen Victoria wore a white court dress at her wedding to Prince Albert, however before this brides commonly wore colourful gowns including, blue, yellow, grey and even black. Today many brides are choosing to wear a more unconventional colours when walking down the aisle.

Bridal Gown Details

Bridal Gown

Open back details are key for Spring Summer 2016. With simple cut outs in square, V and curved shapes which show off the natural waist line and illusion fabrics, which gives the bride a revealing yet sophisticated look. The use of fine straps or button details add a refined focus to any gown.

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