The 30 Dreamiest Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Leah Bourne
The 30 Dreamiest Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week
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Whether you’re getting married or you’ve already walked down the aisle, there’s no denying that looking at jaw-dropping wedding dresses is pretty irresistible. After all, the wedding industry in the U.S. brings in an estimated $50 billion annually, and gowns might as well be considered porn for lots of women. And what better time to gawk at gorgeous dresses than Bridal Fashion Week?

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If there was a theme to this year’s collections—which just wrapped up in New York— it was most definitely the non-traditional wedding-day outfit. From Naeem Khan‘s irreverently chic pants-and-top combo to Vera Wang‘s gowns best suited for goth brides, designers were (finally!) emphasizing that choosing a wedding gown should be all about embracing your personal style.

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Traditional brides shouldn’t fear, though, as there’s also more than enough tulle, lace, and beading to go around. Here, we’ve collected 30 wedding looks from Bridal Fashion Week that are absolutely worth seeing, even if a walk down the aisle isn’t imminent.

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Designers from Marchesa to Vera Wang showed off their Fall 2015 bridal collections in New York City this week. Here, our favorite drool-worthy gowns to get excited about whether you have a wedding in the works or not!

VERA WANG: The doyenne of bridal showed a non-traditional collection of goth inspired gowns for Fall 2015. Here, one of our favorite looks from the collection. 

VERA WANG (continued): Another look from the collection, perfect for the non-traditional bride. 

VERA WANG (continued): A gown with gorgeous beadwork from Wang's latest bridal collection. 

MONIQUE LHUILLIER: The most perfect of perfect blush colored wedding dresses from Monique Lhuillier. Who says your wedding dress has to be white? 

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MONIQUE LHUILLER (continued): Bridal week was awash in trumpet gowns. This was one of our favorites. 

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MONIQUE LHUILLIER (continued): The ultimate princess gown from Monique Lhuillier, with a gorgeous floral underlay. 

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MONIQUE LHUILLIER (continued): Short wedding dresses have become a huge trend in recent years. Here, an option from Lhuillier.

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BADGLEY MISCHKA: This gown is proof that there is never enough tulle when it comes to a wedding gown. 

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BADGLEY MISCHKA (continued): A great traditional option, we love the sweetheart neckline and short sleeves on this dress. 

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BADGLEY MISCHKA (continued): Looking to make the ultimate glamour statement on your big day? This is the dress to do it in. 

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INES DI SANTOS: Every girl's fantasy wedding dress come to life thanks to Ines Di Santos. 

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INES DI SANTOS (continued): A unique way to add coverage to a wedding gown, we love the beaded overlay on this gown. 

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INES DI SANTOS (continued): The interesting lace pattern on this gown makes it a total knockout. 

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CLAIRE PETTIBONE: Looking for a wedding gown with just the right amount of sexy? This should be your top pick. 

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CLAIRE PETTIBONE (continued): We love this wedding gown because of its slight nod to Renaissance fashions. 

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CLAIRE PETTIBONE (continued): Layered and bohemian, this is definitely for the bride looking to wear something completely original. 

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NAEEM KHAN: One of Michelle Obama's favorite designers, Naeem Khan was most definitely thinking about the modern-day bride when he designed this pants and top combo.

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NAEEM KHAN (continued): Khan also designed this short dress, perfect for brides looking for different dresses for the cerememony and the party. This is clearly the party dress. 

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NAEEM KHAN (continued): For the traditional bride, there was this gorgeous gown in the collection.

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REEM ACRA: Having a Gatsby-themed 1920s wedding? This dress is an amazing option. 

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REEM ACRA (continued): For the woman who has always fantasized about a full-skirted gown, now you have something to add to your daydream list. 

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REEM ACRA (continued): The finale gown from Acra's collection most definitely stole the show. 

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REEM ACRA (continued): Another stunning gown on the runway at Reem Acra. 

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MARCHESA: For the fahion forward bride, it doesn't get better than this peplum lace gown from Marchesa. 

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MARCHESA (continued): Marchesa designers Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman pioneered the short wedding dress. Here, one of our favorites from their most recent collection. 

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MARCHESA (continued): This gown proves that more is most definitely more when it comes to your wedding gown. 

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MARCHESA (continued): Another stunner from Marchesa's most recent bridal collection. 

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TEMPERLEY: Simple and flawless, what's not to love about this strapless wedding gown from Temperley? 

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TEMPERLEY (continued): A wedding gown you would be happy to wear after your big day? Yes, please. 

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TEMPERLEY (continued): If Cleopatra birthed a wedding gown, this would be it. 

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