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Posted by in Wedding Dress on August 6, 2011
Bridal market has concluded in New York and everyone is excited to find out what the big trends will be for bridal fashion in 2012! A key trend from the Spring 2012 collections which were just debuted is wedding gowns with ornately embellished skirts. Learn more about this gorgeous trend, and get inspired for your 2012 wedding!
Big skirts are definitely in for 2012! Many of the most striking wedding gowns which were shown at New York bridal market featured skirts which were not only voluminous, but which also had very heavy embellishments. Oversized three-dimensional flowers are one of the most impressive accents in the new 2012 wedding dress collections. While the concept has been shown in previous years in a few haute couture lines, for 2012 the detail will be much more widely available in wedding gowns across all price points. A gown with huge flowers on the skirt would be stunning for a spring or summer bride.
Another take on the oversized embellishment trend for 2012 wedding gowns is large concentric circles of pleated organza. Brides who know their wedding history will be reminded of the famous bridal gown worn by legendary bride Jacqueline Bouvier when she wed John F. Kennedy. The design is updated with light organza which helps keep the gown from being too heavy. The three-dimensional design on the skirt of these bridal gowns is usually balanced with a more simple strapless bodice with shirring. The shirring is just enough interest to hold up to the eye-catching design of the skirt without competing. A strapless neckline looks best when it is enhanced with dramatic handmade wedding jewelry. Read the rest of this entry »