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50 Top Trend Modern Wedding Gowns

Wedding fashion is changing at a unbelievable rate. See what must see trends are hitting the scene.

From black to fringe, we have some of the top trends in modern wedding fashion. Consider something a little less traditional with these 50 fantastic trending styles.

Over Skirts

Over skirts are becoming ever more popular, creating extra volume and attention for even the most classic of wedding gowns.

A beautiful modern design with illusion and floral dress style, with a stunning textured over skirt layer.

01. Illusion Skirting

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

A beautiful modern design with sheer illusion fabric and floral dress style. The look is finished with a stunning textured over skirt layer.

02. Plunging V

Ines Di Santo
Ines Di Santo

This stunning plunging V-neck style has a sleek modern cut, with a dramatic embroidered cathedral over skirt. Combing classic styles with sleek modern fashion.

03. Textured Applique

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

This next over skirting style includes two of our top trends with detailed floral applique as well. This dimensional, textured gown is a show-stopping stunner.

04. Off the Shoulder

Oksana Mukha
Oksana Mukha

A stunning off the shoulder form fitting lace accented gown with sheer panels and an embroidered tulle over skirt.

05. Deep V-Neck

Berta
Berta

A sexy deep-V neck, form fitting wedding dress style, with a delicately designed over skirt for a chic, feminine look.

06. Mermaid Over Skirt

Pronovias
Pronovias

A stunning lace mermaid style gown with a large detachable over skirt with train. An elegant silhouette, with a hint of drama from the over skirt.

07. Tulle Over Skirt

Monique Lhuillier
Monique Lhuillier

This sexy, feminine gown by Monique Lhuillier is accented with a voluminous tulle over skirt to add some drama to a traditionally romantic style.

Floral Applique

Floral applique has always been a classic trend. But in modern wedding fashion, floral accents are getting bigger and better than ever.

08. Dimensional Leaves

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

A gorgeous high neck gown with a sheer illusion base style, and dimensional applique leaf accents from head to toe.

09. Feminine Florals

Riki Dalal
Riki Dalal

A gorgeous feminine style with floral applique bodice and an elegant tulle base.

10. Classic Florals

Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera

A classic, contemporary style with all over dimensional floral accents.

11. Blooming Halter

Viktor Rolf
Viktor Rolf

A whimsical halter bridal style with stunning tulle floral accents for a voluminous fairytale look.

12. Fantasy Florals

Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta

A floral applique style fit for a fantasy. Dimensional florals create a beautiful bodice design with off the shoulder cap sleeves. The same florals cascade down the flowing tulle skirt.

13. Classic Blooms

Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta

A stunning classic strapless ball gown, with hand cut floral applique. A beautiful way to add some dimension to a classic look.

14. Textured Accents

Isabelle Armstrong
Isabelle Armstrong

A soft, feminine strapless trumpet gown with gorgeous beading and 3-dimensional floral accents.

15. Fluttering Florals

Lela Rose
Lela Rose

Chic high neck style with fluttering floral appliqué for a fantasy inspired style.

16. Floral Shirt Dress

Viktor Rolf
Viktor Rolf

Viktor Rolf brings us another artistic representation of contemporary bridal wear. A collared shirt dress bodice pairs with a full tulle skirt with dimensional floral accents.

Black

We are continuing to see more and more black bridal styles in contemporary wedding fashion. Black accents are a bold contrast to a classic white wedding look.

17. Black Underlay

Kelly Faetanini
Kelly Faetanini

A beautiful take on the black wedding trend with an all over embroidered lace fit and flare dress with black underlay.

18. Black Lace

Kelly Faetanini
Kelly Faetanini

19. Asymmetry

Vera Wang
Vera Wang

Vera Wang is all about black coloring and oversized accents. This unique asymmetric style features a bold black silk oversized flower that sets the tone for the entire look.

20. Button Up Back

Isabel Zapardiez
Isabel Zapardiez

A sexy wedding style with black floral applique and a black border accent around the sensual button up back design.

21. Black Velvet

Fame & Partners
Fame & Partners

Wrapped ivory lace is a stark contrast to the back velvet straps and belt that accent this style perfectly.

High Neck

High neck styles are sweeping the modern wedding scene, but we can't forget their traditional, vintage inspiration.

22. Sheer Bohemia

Divine Atelier
Divine Atelier

A beautiful bohemian inspired lace wedding gown with intricate sheer detailing around the neck and sleeves. A gorgeous take on the high neck bridal style trend.

23. High Neck Collar

Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera

A bold modern high neck style with classic strapless underdress and sheer button up collar overlay.

24. French Lace

Costarellos
Costarellos

A stunning French lace gown, with high neck and full length sleeves. A slightly sheer skirt adds a contemporary feel to this vintage inspired look.

25. Art Nouveau Lace

Isabelle Armstrong
Isabelle Armstrong

A gorgeous classic cut fit and flare gown with an intricate Art Nouveau lace pattern.

26. All Over Lace

Vera Wang
Vera Wang

This seemingly simple head to toe lace wedding gown from Vera Wang features detailed macramé lace with full length sleeves. A stunning modern masterpiece with classic vintage inspiration.

27. Laced Neck

Cymbeline
Cymbeline

Contemporary elegance. A high neck lace bodice and voluminous tulle skirt create a sophisticated ladylike look.

Oversized Accents

From gigantic bows, to larger than life florals, oversized accents are a modern bridal must have.

28. One Shoulder

Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera

A sleek, contemporary style with one-shoulder oversized bow accent that drapes down the back of the bride.

29. Bow Drama

Isabelle Armstrong
Isabelle Armstrong

A beautiful embroidered tulle ball gown style with a dramatic, oversized bow accent at the front waist.

30. Oversized Florals

Vera Wang
Vera Wang

Vera Wang’s collection features bold oversized silk florals on several modern styled gowns. This bold black and white flower adds drama to an already breathtaking contemporary style.

31. Voluminous Fabric

Toni Maticevski
Toni Maticevski

A style that combines classic couture with a contemporary twist. A sleek strapless silk gown with voluminous fabric accents around the sides and back of the gown.

Sleeves

Classic strapless style are being replaced with gorgeous sleeved wedding gowns. From full length to subtle cap sleeves, these gowns are hitting the wedding scene by storm.

32. Bowed Bells

Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera

A stunning off the shoulder gown from Carolina Herrera’s collection. The bell sleeves with bow accents absolutely make the dress.

33. Ruffled Sleeves

Costarellos
Costarellos

A contemporary bridal style with uniquely designed ruffled, voluminous sleeves. A truly one of a kind bridal style.

34. Full Length Lace

Ines Di Santo
Ines Di Santo

Head to toe lace in this stunning classic look by Ines di Santo. High neck and full length sleeves, make for a stunning, modest wedding look.

35. Festival Boho

Costarellos
Costarellos

A bohemian inspired gown with high neck lace bodice and full length bishop sleeves. A style fit for a modern bohemian festival.

36. Blushing Lace

Oksana Mukha
Oksana Mukha

An elegant, modest bridal style with full length lace sleeves. This chic high neck style features a blushing tulle skirt with dramatic train.

37. Cut Outs

Pronovias
Pronovias

Our next sleeved wedding dress style is elegantly classic, like old Hollywood glamour. The floral inspired cutouts along the neckline add a modern, sensual feel to this polished style.

38. Modern Architecture

Vera Wang
Vera Wang

A contemporary styled crepe gown from Verg Wang. With architecturally pleated billowing crepe sleeves, illusion neckline and finished with a gather accented skirt, this dress is a modern wedding style masterpiece.

Fringe

Fringe is hitting wedding fashion with stunning festival ready styles.

39. Back Accented Fringe

Isabel Zapardiez
Isabel Zapardiez

A stunning festival ready, bohemian style. Playful fringe accents will have this gown looking stunning as you dance the night away.

40. Intricate Embellishments

Jenny Packham
Jenny Packham

All lace sleeves complement the intricately detailed embellished top of this sleek crepe gown by Jenny Packham.

41. Flapper Fringe

Naeem Khan
Naeem Khan

A short flapper inspired wedding dress, perfect for an after party or reception.

42. Slit Fringe

Naeem Khan
Naeem Khan

A flashy silver beaded wedding style with a fringed back slit. A fashionable, glamor bridal style.

43. Modern Fringe

Naeem Khan
Naeem Khan

A modern wedding style by Naeem Khan like nothing you have ever seen before in wedding fashion. Fringe lays across the intricately designed bodice, and finishes off the skirt style for a design with playful movement.

44. Fringe Sleeves

Jenny Packham
Jenny Packham

Subtle fringe sleeves on this femininely glamorous wedding gown. Simple, yet luxurious.

45. Fringed Neck Accent

Grace Loves Lace
Grace Loves Lace

Grace loves lace brings us a minimalistic crepe gown with an optional fringe neckpiece accent. A great way to add a festive bohemian touch to any simple wedding style.

46. Festival Fringe

Yolan Cris
Yolan Cris

Nothing is traditional with Yolan Cris. A sleek, modern cut gown is accented with a festival ready fringe cape for an elegantly bohemian feel.

Jumpsuits

More and more brides are continuing to opt out of a traditional gown, for a more modern jumpsuit bridal style.

47. Bowed Jumpsuit

Viktor Rolf
Viktor Rolf

Clean, modern lines define this contemporary take on bridal style. A sleek one shoulder jumpsuit is accented with an oversized draping bow for an elegant modern feel to the look.

48. Lace Jumpsuit

Liancarlo
Liancarlo

Craving an all lace style, but looking for a truly unique style? This is it. A stunning all lace jumpsuit with sexy deep-V neckline and trouser pant legs.

49. Off the Shoulder

Theia
Theia

A sleek white jumpsuit with off the shoulder neckline and crisscross draped detailing. A polished contemporary style for a less formal modern wedding.

50. Crystal Palazzo

Jenny Packham
Jenny Packham

Intricately designed crystal tulle top with crepe palazzo trouser pants. Another stunning take on contemporary wedding fashion.

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