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The Latest Trends in Bridal Gown Styles

The current trends for wedding dresses include:

Trend 1. Shorter Lengths - satin short party dress with floral embroidered bodice in ivory from the Vineyard Collection at Priscilla of Boston.
style Ricki

Trend 2. Side Seam Pockets - full skirt with pleats and a bustle - featuring silver embroidery and beading from Eden Bridal (image courtesy of I love the idea of pockets in a wedding dress - they are perfect for stashing away a few tissues, warming up chilly hands, or just a comfortable place to rest your hands for pictures.

Trend 3 and 4: Open Back and Lace - v-neck double satin and tatted lace floor length gown from Lela Rose
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Trend 5: Cotton - empire waist, slight A-line skirt, spaghetti strap with concealed back zipper in white cotton eyelet from Simple Silhouettes.

Trend 6: Belts - strapless v-neck dress with 2" wide ribbon belt - sequined lace on an A-line skirt from Forever Yours Bridal.
(image courtesy of Something Special Bridal)
style 48109

Trend 7: Covering Up - vertically shirred tulle overlays the strapless, empire bodice onto the slimfitting gown with appliquéd and cascading lace with matching bolero jacket. Available in 3 lengths and in White, Ivory, Cream from Mori Lee.
style 2181

Trend 8: Corsages - satin and lace dress with satin flower and sweeping train by Alfred Angelo. Dress available in White or Ivory with Trim in 55 colors.
style 1149