2016 Bridal Trends for a Stylish Happily Ever After

While French lace and empire waists are wedding dress classics, we’re beyond excited about this year’s new bridal trends.

From worldly influences to two piece sets, the bridal runways showed serious promise for fashion-loving brides-to-be. If you’re looking for a second hand wedding dress that is just as stylish today as it was when the original owner said her “I do’s”, we’ve rounded up all of 2016’s biggest bridal trends with shoppable versions found on Still White. Keep scrolling to find your “something borrowed” that is as much of a steal as it is fashion-forward. (Main image: One Day Bridal 'Gwen' Dress AU$5,000 AUD)

01. The Two Piece

The alternative, cool-girl wedding outfit continued to stomp the runway with stylish two piece sets.

Sarah Seven + Rachel Gilbert Two Piece Dress
Sarah Seven + Rachel Gilbert AU$1,300 AUD
Bo and Luca 'Isra' Two Piece Dress
Bo and Luca AU$2,700 AUD
Houghton Iman Skirt + Aligote Top
Houghton Iman AU$3,000 AUD

02. Sheer Overlay

Full of femininity and just a hint of sexy, the sheer dress over a nude slip creates a delicate wedding look.

Grace Loves Lace Pearl Wedding Dress
Grace Loves Lace AU$1,300 AUD
 Jane Hill Sheer Fleur Dress
Jane Hill AU$7,000 AUD
Rue De Seine 'Ivy' Dress
Rue De Seine AU$2,300 AUD
Craig Braebrook Custom Dress
Craig Braebrook AU$2,900 AUD

03. 3-D Accents

Try a dress with eye-catching details for an unforgettable, statement-making wedding outfit.

Anaessia Ballerina Dress
Anaessia AU$3,000 AUD
Hayley Paige Dori Dress
Hayley Paige AU$4,290 AUD

04. Spaghetti Straps

Simple and totally sexy, on-trend spaghetti straps give your wedding dress a chic bohemian upgrade.

Elizabeth Filmore Faye Dress
Elizabeth Filmore AU$7,160 AUD
Bo & Luca Palm Springs Dress
Bo & Luca AU$3,570 AUD

05. Worldly Influences

Whether it’s Spanish-inspired, full of fringe or featuring an unique pattern, a dress made of worldly influences is sure to turn heads.

Lost In Paris Free Spirit Dress
Lost In Paris AU$1,000 AUD
Pallas Couture Marietta Dress
Pallas Couture AU$3,220 AUD

06. New Minimalism

Let the beautiful fabric and cut of your wedding dress do all the talking. Nothing is as classic as a minimalist dress finely crafted with quality silk or satin.

Casey Tanswell Custom Dress
Casey Tanswell AU$2,900 AUD
Alexander McQueen Satin Dress
Alexander McQueen AU$2,500 AUD

Which 2016 bridal trends are you excited for? Let us know in the comments below!


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Suzanna, Melbourne
3 weeks ago
I wish I'd found out about this earlier! It is so fun to scroll through to see different designs of dresses, how they look on different bodies etc I found a great outfit for my rehearsal dinner at such a discounted price.
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