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2024 Wedding Dress Trends

As we step into the enchanting realm of 2024 bridal fashion, brides-to-be are embracing a new era that seamlessly blends tradition with contemporary twists. This year, 2024 wedding dress trends are taking a bold turn, promising to redefine bridal elegance in the most unexpected ways. 

Experience the ethereal world of bows, timeless glamour of pearls, nostalgic 90s-inspired silhouettes, modern romance of two-piece ensembles and wedding gowns in both bold and soft shades. 

Get ready to be captivated by the breathtaking designs that will undoubtedly set the stage for unforgettable nuptials in the coming year. Whether you’re a fashion-forward bride or a classic romantic at heart, these wedding dress trends are sure to inspire as you embark on your journey toward the altar. 

What’s Trending in Wedding Dresses for 2024?

Silhouettes 

When it comes to the most coveted silhouettes for 2024, it’s all about embracing your personal style and blending ready-to-wear and bridal fashion! The 1990’s inspired column wedding dresses are a top trend, ideal for the bride who wants a sleek and sophisticated look, while two-piece wedding dresses are trending for modern brides searching for a departure from the typical wedding dress. Other trending silhouettes include drop-waist gowns, Basque waistlines, big ballgowns, statement shoulders and long sleeve wedding dresses. 

Fabrics 

In 2024, bridal fashion is taking a luxurious turn, emphasizing opulent fabrics that elevate the wedding gown to new heights. From classic fabrics with modern touches to bold and beautiful designs, brides are embracing the beauty of bridal fabrics.  

Silky fabrics are stealing the spotlight with their smooth, glossy finish and flowing drape, adding a touch of sophistication to bridal silhouettes. Lace is evolving with intricate patterns and distinctive textures, while crepe fabric continues to make waves for its understated elegance and ability to create chic, modern looks. For the maximalist, frothy layers of tulle give a dreamy effect. Together, these trending fabrics promise to redefine bridal glamour in the coming year. 

Embellishments 

Wedding dress trends often include key embellishments that grace gown after gown on the runway. This year, brides will see many wedding dresses with bows, both big and small, pearl wedding dresses, dimensional flowers and beading and crystals galore! While minimalism is still trending, maximalist brides will find a multitude of gorgeous gowns to choose from. 

What are the Key Features of Statement Sleeves and Necklines in 2024 Wedding Gowns? 

Sleeves and necklines are two wedding dress details that constantly shift with the years. You’ll be seeing the return of strapless wedding dresses in 2024, with square, scoop and sweetheart necklines. You can also expect to see gowns with detachable sleeves and strong 80s-inspired shoulders.  

Popular Wedding Dresses for 2024 

Wedding Dresses with Bows
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Essense of Australia Style D3901 

One of the top wedding dress trends for 2024 is wedding dresses with bows. Whether big or small, this detail is timeless and adds a romantic touch to any gown.  

Essense of Australia Style D3901 is a luxe matte crepe column wedding dress. Featuring a high boatneck neckline that meets simple and elegant shoulder straps. Fitted to every curve, the sleek column silhouette is ideal for the luxurious minimalist. Two sharply pointed side cutouts join the front and sophisticated low back embellished with three chic bow accents. A row of fabric-covered buttons that trail to the edge of the sweeping train completes the look.  

Colorful Wedding Dresses

Bride wearing a strapless black wedding dress

Martina Liana Style 1524BLK 

Black wedding dresses are still trending for modern brides looking to break tradition and make a bold statement. Martina Liana Style 1524 is a luxurious silk A-line gown made for the bride with an eye for high-fashion style. It features a strapless sweetheart neckline, a full A-line skirt, hidden pockets and an oversized bow for a for a one-of-a-kind bridal look. This gown is also available in ivory. 

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All Who Wander Saylor-TLM 

For brides who want to embrace softer shades, there are also stunning new colors, including Silver Foil, Windsor Blue and even pink! The saylor gown from All Who Wander is the epitome of effortless romance. The dreamy silhouette features ethereal floral details, luxurious lace and a flowing A-line skirt for a head-turning bridal moment.  

Wedding Dresses with Pearls 

Bride wearing wedding dress with a bow in the back

Stella York Style 7757 

Pearl embellishments are in for 2024! Whether mixed with crystals or making a statement on their own, pearls give a timeless and chic look to any gown.  

Stella York Style 7757 combines the aesthetics of whimsical romance and contemporary designer fashion. This stunning strapless ballgown features a pearl-accented neckline that wraps into a sleek straight-across bodice.   

Contoured seams accentuate the figure before meeting a detachable oversized bow and a gown-length row of timeless fabric-covered buttons. The pleated waist defines the waist and unfolds into a voluminous ballgown skirt in luxurious grand satin, adding the sleek finishing touch to this fashion-forward wedding dress.  

90s Inspired Column Wedding Dresses Trending

Essense of Australia Style D3981 

Sleek and chic gowns that harken back to the fashion of the 90s are a major bridal trend right now. Essense of Australia Style D3981 is one of our favorite 90s inspired column wedding dresses that radiates modern minimalism.  

Lustrous charmeuse fabric accentuates the design with slim spaghetti straps. Draping into a graceful, scooped neckline in the front and a daring low back. Complementing the minimalist aesthetic, sleek lines and luxe draping elongates the figure for the fashion-forward bride who wants to make a statement down the aisle.

Two Piece Wedding Dress Trend

Bride holding an umbrella wearing a two piece wedding dress

Stella York Style 7824 

For brides who want a look that is a departure from a traditional dress, two-piece wedding dresses are a great option! Whether you opt for a mix-and-match look or a matching set, a two-piece wedding dress is ideal for the bride who dreams of something different. 

Stella York Style 7824 is a two-piece wedding look with a timeless A-line silhouette and sleek spaghetti straps that attach to a modern square neckline. Shimmering in handcrafted beadwork, the details conclude in the center back with a modest row of pearlescent buttons.  

Draping from the high waist, luxurious crepe chiffon splits to form a sexy slit. For the modern bride with high-fashion taste, this two-piece wedding dress is sure to be memorable. 

Can Brides Embrace Multiple Trends in Their Wedding Gown? 

Why incorporate just one trend? Today’s trending wedding dresses often combine two or even three or more trends. Combine a big bow with pearl details for a timeless yet trendy look or opt for a sleek 90s column gown with a statement sleeve for a mix of classic style and fashion-forward touches.

Trending Bridal Accessories

Don’t forget about bridal accessories! From lace gloves that give off a vintage look to bridal hair accessories featuring bows, pearls and rosettes, the sky is the limit. Brides are even getting creative with veils embroidered with custom messages.  

The evolving landscape of 2024 wedding dress trends presents a fusion of tradition and contemporary style. Bridal fashion takes a turn with diverse choices, from bold colors to beautiful bows. These trends redefine the concept of bridal elegance, catering to a wide range of tastes and preferences. Whether brides opt for a classic or fashion-forward approach. The 2024 wedding dress trends offer a rich tapestry of choices for creating memorable and individualized journeys down the aisle. 

Are you ready to find the trendy wedding dress of your dreams? Find a store location near you to explore all our top trends. Happy shopping!