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With another bridal fashion week come and gone, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite trends from the new collections and sharing them here with our lovely readers! If you’re soon to be in search of a gown for your special day, check out some of the most stand-out trends from this season and be sure to look out for these lines next year in J.J. Kelly Bridal Salon and our other bridal retailers!
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Showing Shoulder – Bearing your arms takes on a whole new look this season with the rise of the off shoulder gown. From delicate 3-D petal embroidered versions to structured lace, this figure flattering trend is a sure hit for any bride-to-be!
left – Reem Acra, right – Austin Scarlett
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Anything but White – Continuing with provision of non-traditional bridal wear options, playful splashes of color were spotted across collections in between the expected classic white. Gowns took on new hues this season, from a more classic soft blush to the unexpected powder and baby blues.
left – Hayley Paige, right – Isabelle Armstrong
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Stylish Toppers – A built-in bridal accessory adding the perfect amount of pizzazz, attached capes allow for a glammed up moment in the most un-fussy way. Whether dripping in crystal and bead embellishment or billowing behind in an airy tulle overlay, delicate capes serve as the perfect addition to wedding day looks this season.
left – Austin Scarlett, right – Monique Lhuillier
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Modest High Necks – This season brought neck lines in extremes, for both ultra-conservative and boldly daring looks. With the former, maximum coverage proved undeniably chic with high neck shapes. Raising the necklines and adding a bit more structure throughout the bodice for the turns up the drama!
left – Isabelle Armstrong, right – Legends by Romona Keveza
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Voluminous Sleeves – Nodding to a season of unique shapes, voluminous sleeves in varying textures were seen across many of the collections for Fall 2017. Isabelle Armstrong’s options decidedly packed the most punch in versions of billowing sheer embroidery featuring French cuffs and a full lace coverage option with delicate crystal and bead embroidery throughout the sleeve. These high drama elements in full shapes bring a classic feel to a modern look!
left – Isabelle Armstrong, right – Reem Acra