Guest Post: 2015 Bridal Gown Trends by Liz Uy

You all know how much we love bridal fashion. Today, our guest blogger, celebrity stylist Liz Uy, shares her thoughts on the latest bridal trends of 2015! Liz Uy is a household name for fashion styling, and she recently started Stylized Weddings by Liz Uy! We are so ecstatic since this means that she can now guide brides in choosing their own big day look (and even grooms and the rest of the entourage can avail of her styling services)! How fun and exciting is that?

But for today, let’s pick her brain regarding the loveliest gown trends and silhouettes for this year–she even tags some of her fave picks for each look. Thanks Liz, for sharing this!

Liz:

After the recent Bridal Fashion Week, our team has compiled some of the standout trends from the show that are wearable and realistic, but are still as glamorous as the classics. 2015 is about wearability and effortless elegance with a hint of modernism inspired by traditional silhouettes and details.

Modern Minimalism: Tailored with clean lines

For people who are elegant and sophisticated and feel confident even in the simplest dress. They are secure with themselves and don’t have the feeling that they need to prove themselves through a grand dress. This is for women with a simple personality and taste.

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Check out Caroline Bessette-Kennedy’s iconic wedding dress by Narciso Rodriguez as well!

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A Cut Above: Cut-outs and crop tops are trending

For people who follow trends and would want to stay away from usual wedding dress. This is to show waist and a fit body, so not all people can pull off this look. Just show the right amount of skin, and avoid the bellybutton being revealed.

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Color Code: Unexpected hues like blush, silver, pistachio, and lilac

If you would like to do something surprising, you can opt for a colored gown–it’s not too bold, and not too far from white at the same time. Just an added touch but still feminine.

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Off-Shoulder: Sophisticated sexiness without showing too much skin

This is my personal favorite; it’s sexy without revealing too much. It still shows parts of your body and highlights your neck, collarbone, and shoulders–I find it the most elegant way to show off skin. It can still be teasing and most people can wear this look.

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Capelet: Dramatic capes, swaths of tulle and ornamental boleros instead of veils

This is more for daring ones and not everyone can pull off this look. It has more of an editorial touch for the fashion-forward thinker. Just like wearing a white t-shirt and jeans and adding a blazer.

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Waltz-Length Wedding Dress: Short-length dresses, perfect for civil weddings

Keep it short and chic. We recommend this type of dress even if it’s short–it’s still as sophisticated as having a full-length dress.

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Check out Carrie Bradshaw’s wedding dress in Sex and the City too!

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Fringe: Fringe details in beads or strands

The 70s trend is a big thing this year. It’s incorporated in a white dress for a more playful and experimental feel. A fringe dress is a great alternative to a flower crown if you are a Bohemian type of girl.

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Light-As-Air Ball Gowns: Supremely wearable, with a more fluid, relaxed silhouette than past seasons

Usually worn at garden weddings, but it can also be worn in almost any setting since we live in a tropical country. Sheer is a trend with the “less is more” kind of look as opposed to the usual heavy ball gown.

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Minimalist Ball Gowns: Clean simple lines but a grand silhouette

Balance is always the key. Go for a grand silhouette but minimal on the details–stay with clean lines. It’s the classic wedding gown look that can stay timeless.

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A great example of a minimalist ball gown is Kate Bosworth’s simple but ultimately stunning wedding dress

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Janna: There you go, ladies, a great guide for choosing THE dress! Lastly, here are a few parting words from Liz!

Many trends have been seen on the runway, some that would work for most and some that would only work for a very few. Your special day is not about following trend reports, these are just little details that you can inject to your own personal style to add some dimension. It’s more important that you consider your own personal taste, what suits your body type, and what makes you feel the most you.

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  1. What is the name of the designer of the dress in picture 4 in the last section ‘light-as-air ball gowns’? I am absolutely in love with that dress!

  2. Hi! just wanted to know the designer of the dress in picture 2 and 6 in the light as air section? Thanks! I wanted something like this but with a little bit bigger silhouette, not sure if that’s possible

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