2016 wedding dress trends unveiled at London shows
We report on the new wedding dress trends from London Bridal Week and The White Gallery
2016 wedding dress trends straight off the catwalk; designers showcased their new collections at; The White Gallery and London Bridal Fashion Week.
Buyers and press flocked to the venues for a glimpse of the wedding dress styles that everyone will be wearing in 2016. This is always a highlight of our calendar and the statement wedding dresses didn’t disappoint with a few key trends emerging including plunge front gowns, applique lace and flowers, beading, layers and use of illusion fabric to create nearly nude panelling.
London Bridal Fashion Week
For its launch event London Bridal Fashion Week (LBfw) took place in London’s iconic Old Billingsgate where a 30 metre runway exquisitely showcased the latest bridal collections from Christine Dando, Wendy Main Couture, Rembo Styling, Aya Couture, Demetrios and Ellis Bridal, together with designer collections from Ritva Westenius, Anoushka G and Sanuykta Shrestha to name a few.
The White Gallery
Across London in Battersea, The White Gallery catwalk shows got off to a dramatic start with the International Preview leading the way, showcasing a handpicked selection of international talent from around the world including Anna Kara, Claire Pettibone, Martina Liana, Augusta Jones, Sharon Elle, Victor Harper, Yumi Katsura and Simone Carvalli.
A second show was dedicated to British Talent in a catwalk show featuring highlights from the latest bridal collections from some of Britain’s leading bridal designers such as Noami Neoh, Eliza Jane Howell, Savin London, Zaeem Jamal and Emma Hunt along with Ivory & Co, Katya Katya Shehurina and Charlotte Balbier.