Trends From Bridal Fashion Week 2021


October 21, 2021
Words by Rebecca Mardikian
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As the famous saying goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.’’
Well, for brides and wedding enthusiasts at least. New York Bridal Fashion Week is a glamorous event that takes place bi-annually in the months of April and October. For brides and wedding connoisseurs all over the world, these two weeks are a slice of heaven filled with a wonderland of the newest bridal trends and styles. This year, we are going to break down the top five trending styles from New York’s Bridal Fashion Week of 2021.

Kamila by Odylyne The Ceremony

A Fairytale Moment

This year, it is all about the ruffles. A trend that has been taking over the last few years is back, only this time bigger and better. This iconic trend is taking over the bridal world by storm and is sure to make jaws drop when you walk down the aisle. This classic style is the ultimate Cinderella look for a fairytale wedding in France or a castle wedding in the Scottish countryside. 

Abigail by Anne Barge

Marion by Vera Wang 

A Splash of color, Please

Who says you need to follow tradition on your wedding day? Colorful wedding dresses are rocking the runway in 2021. Abigail by Anne Barge or the Marion by Vera Wang is the perfect option for brides wanting a more neutral selection that is not pure white. Perhaps you want to make a statement on your big day and opt for more adventurous colors like the yellow or blue dresses from the Andrew Kwon collection. A colorful gown will sure make you stand out while saying your “I do’s.” Besides, who wants to follow tradition anyway?

Noor by Lihi Hod

Chelo by Grace Loves Lace

Eye-Catching Cutouts and Detailed Keyholes

Tired of the classic wedding dress? For brides looking for something a little more distinct, cutouts are the perfect answer to stand out on your big day. Choosing a sexy, daring dress like the Noor by Lihi Hod or an intricate charming back keyhole style like the Chelo by Grace Loves Lace not only gives a bold look but adds a dazzling effect to the dress. 

Next up are a few trending accessories!

Photo courtesy of Houghton

Capes Aren’t Just for Superheroes

A new accessory trend that is set to take over weddings in the next year is lace and beaded capes. Whether you are getting married in the wine country of California or the blissful Italian hillside, a beautiful cape like the one above from Houghton by Katharine Polk Bridal is sure to fit the elegant wedding style. A wedding cape is a perfect option for brides not looking to go the traditional route with a veil.


Luci by Anne Barge

Feeling Royal

Even though most of us can’t have a royal wedding (a girl can only dream) bridal gloves are sure to add some royal spirit to your wedding celebration. From lace to leather, bridal gloves are making a comeback and are elevating the traditional wedding look. Whether you choose short or long, this fun accessory is paired best with a strapless or short sleeve gown. Adding this classy accessory to your wedding look will make you feel like a part of the royal family on your big day. 

What better way to seal your love than wearing a trendy dress or fun chic accessories in a historic destination like Rome or a tropical paradise like Bora Bora? Happy dress shopping!

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