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Here Come The Brides

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 05.21.14
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Whether you’re attending a wedding or just love looking at pretty dresses, get ready to swoon - because we’re covering the Fall Bridal Trends of 2014. The strapless look of the Brides of the aughts has given way to the Year of Romance in a return to chivalry just in time to enter our Bridal Trends Giveaway & win a $100 Pottery Barn Gift Card!


Her Serene Highness, Grace of Monaco Mary Queen of Scots Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge
designed by Helen Rose designed by Monique Lhuillier designed by Sarah Burton

The first trend on our list, Long Lace Sleeves, may be inspired by 3 Royal Brides, namely Grace Kelly (whose fashions will soon be appearing on the big screen in the biopic Grace of Monaco with Nicole Kidman in the title role), Mary Queen of Scots (whose costuming has been burning up the tv screen in the CW's REIGN, and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

Ersa Atelier Winnie Couture Monique Lhuillier

The next trend is The Blushing Bride as all manner of 'think pink' dresses continue in popularity - every shade from fuchsia to peony to powder is available as evidenced by celebrity brides Jessica Biel, Reese Witherspoon, and Kaley Cuoco.  

Vera Wang Monique Lhuillier Oscar de la Renta

The last trend is Sculptural Fabrics and shapes, with the return of duchesse satin that creates a tailored look in contrast to the Boho, unstructured feeling of recent years.  

Pronovias Rosa Clara Theia


What kind of wedding dress do you like?  Please comment below. A princess ballgown? Maybe something short? A mermaid silhouette? Blinged-out? Sleek and simple? You'll automatically be entered to win a $100 Gift Card from The Pottery Barn!

*This giveaway is open through June 2nd to USA residents over 18 years of age

Congratulations to our Winner!: bjcortez



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  • hotsherry By hotsherry

    I like just an accent of lace with silk and satin.

  • wolfiegirl By wolfiegirl

    something sleek, simple, yet elegant. maybe pink :)

  • museofmyself By museofmyself

    If I were to get married today, I might choose something with a '20s vibe or bohemian style.

  • karlarhea By karlarhea

    I like a ballgown with lots of lace and seed pearls. You'll never again have an opportunity to wear something like that, so go for it!

  • weesie3158 By weesie3158

    I think I will always compare a gown to Grace Kelly's dress...but I do like the Pronovias design.

  • your1chef By your1chef

    Off all the dresses above, I like the Oscar de la Renta dress. Though I am not a fan of strapless, I need a sleeve/cap sleeve- something to help hold the dress up!

  • Jenny391 By Jenny391

    I was married in a long sleeve lace gown and 16 years later would pick it again!

  • cheryllo By cheryllo

    I like pretty simple dresses, not too much lace but it has to have just enough touch of lace at the same time.

  • abartz By abartz

    I like A-line gowns with some beading. Nothing too crazy, but the Oscar de la Renta one is gorgeous.

  • abartz By abartz

    I meant to add I love the Theia one as well but could use a bit more decoration on the bottom.

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