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The Prettiest 2019 Bridal Trends to Look Out for


As soon as we found the joy of huge bows, sheer bridal fabrics and high necklines, the Bridal industry is yet again out with a whole new set of radically stunning fashion parameters to discover.

After New York Bridal week we just cant stop gorging in bishop sleeved lavender gowns with leaf embellishments, and those adorned high low silver sequin gowns with feather details. Feeling compelled? Read on – see this as your 2019 bridal gown navigation chart.

Worth keeping in mind is that if you feel that these design features are too “out there” for your own gown, you could always sneak some in for your bridesmaids dresses…

Bishops sleeves

Sleeves returned on the bridal scene a few years ago and is clearly here to  stay. With the puffed up cuffed bishop sleeve 2019 designers offer trend-conscious Brides a breezier alternative. Especially prominent is the sheer sleeve with gorgeous tattoo effect appliqué which offer the best of both world: coverage yet a subtly sexy hint of skin. Originally a boho trend, we believe it is the continuous influence the 70s seem to have on Bridal fashion – with good reason to.

Wrap gowns

Asymmetry is a common denominator in many of the 2019 gowns, whether they feature wrapped details, an asymmetrical slit or varied skirt length. The robe gown embraces all those features and is a stunning look for a city hall, destination or a low-key wedding. The at-ease wearability of these gowns are definitely one to consider when choosing wedding dress for your 2019 celebration – who doesn’t want to spend this important day wrapped up in luxurious comfort?

High low hemline

Asymmetry continues to thrive in the high low hemlines, and whether you go for a hi-lo removable skirt for the ceremony, a knee bearing number or a tea length A line with a train, you’ll be sure to hit the aisle in absolute 2019 bridal style. If you needed an excuse to splurge on the statement designer wedding shoes, we can’t think of a one better than this!


Something purple

Violet has been the color of the year 2018 for wedding decor, which also seems to have influenced designers to apply this gorgeous color to dresses. The result is dreamy, cool and royal – everything a Bride could want for a 2019 wedding. Offering a more grown up alternative to blush, lavender could be used as a smoky undertone, applied as a floral pattern, or opt for a fully colorized bridal outfit. Look out for any colored wedding dress – ivory and white is sooo 2014!

Leaf motifs

A natural departure from last year greenery trend, the organic leaf shape has found its way onto the next generation of wedding dresses. With less busy shapes and more of a novelty than lace, it is a perfect choice for Brides who wants detail with less girly alternative.

Sleek ball gowns

It could well be the royal effect, or it might be that contemporary Brides have realized that their wedding is the perfect venue for a modernized cinderella experience and ready to embrace the more expansive silhouettes. Even designers who signature style is intricate detail and glam are catching on the minimalist wave. These fabulous ball gowns are dramatic without excessive sparkle and frills as the 2019 minimal trend is maxed on volume but scaled back unnecessary details. Be prepared for architectural shapes, smooth fabrics and eye catching lines.

Spaghetti straps

After Bridal autumn collection 2019 just having launched, there is little doubt that spaghetti straps are the new strapless. With the resurgence of 90s aesthetics in fashion in general, Brides are returning to the modern classic the thin strap. A to-go-to for bustier Brides who wants to dance the night away without boob slip worries, it also opens up opportunity for daring plunging necklines and low back designs that are perfect for a summer 2019 wedding.


With Chrome sneaking its way into Bridal Fashion and wedding decor last year, the silvery colors are now stronger than ever and a fabulous choice for dress color, sequin applique or wedding dress details for the alternative Brides.

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3D texture has grown in popularity in recent years with floral applique in the forefront. Feathers emerged in Bridal Fashion week 2019 from big bridal houses such  as Inbal Dror,  Naeem Khan, Vivienne Westwood, Zuhair Murad, Sassi Holford, Ines Di Santo and others. We are digging the soft drama and movement it adds to skirts.

2 thoughts on “The Prettiest 2019 Bridal Trends to Look Out for

  1. Thanks for pointing out how a wrap gowns with asymmetrical slits will look great on low-key weddings. My daughter wants a very quiet ceremony in the forest with her groom. They are set on only inviting a handful of their closest friends and family, so I would think that a wrap gown with this kind of style will surely fit the quiet, peaceful wedding day.

    1. Hi Kit! Thank you so much for your message, I am so glad you love it as much as I do! Wedding sounds AMAZING – and good luck finding the right gown.. if your daughter need any help on this, maybe advise her to check out some of the dress shopping posts we have too 😉

      All the best, Jo Malin – Editor

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