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30 Ball Gown Wedding Dresses Fit For A Princess

Feel like a princess in a ball gown wedding dress


Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016

Feel like royalty in a ball gown or princess dress, here’s our top thirty wedding dresses to inspire you

Ball gown or princess style wedding dresses are often what little girls dream of wearing on their big day, and why shouldn’t this daydream become a reality as adults. Go all out we say! Make a grand entrance in a princess-style dress with a full ball gown skirt; go as big as you like after all it’s your special day.

Ball gown dresses are great for brides with boyish figures as the fullness of the dress will make you look curvier. Princess styles are usually paired with a structured bodice and are nipped in at the waist which is quite flattering on most figures, except on tiny ladies. Sorry petite brides, you may find that voluminous dresses swallow you up, however the princess shape in tea-length would make a fab alternative to floor skimming styles.

Although the princess dress is not new on the bridal circuit, it has been modernised for 2016 with the following trends…

Sparkle

Gems, sequins, rhinestones and diamante detail are very in at the moment. Add a touch of sparkle with a diamante belt or blingy bodice paired with a full skirt.

Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Ronald Joyce
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Amelia Spose
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Justin Alexander, Mon Cheri

Pop of colour

Colourful wedding dresses were popular in 2015 and the look continues into 2016 collections. From gowns featuring gorgeous floral blooms to subtle shades of blue and blush, these non-traditional wedding dress colours certainly offer brides more choice when it comes to choosing their gown.

Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Galiah Lahav
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Paolo Sebastian, Mon Cheri, Mon Cheri, Ramona Keveza
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Sophia Tolli

Attention to detail

We’re seeing plenty of delicate embroidery, floral applique, laser cut, and lace detail on princess styles, which add that extra ‘wow factor’ when the bride makes her grand entrance.

Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Dar Sara, Nicole Spose, Nicole Spose
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Amelia Spose
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Mark Lesley

Something different

How pretty is the Berta Bridal dress pictured, which features a princess-style tulle over-skirt on a sexy figure-hugging style.

Dresses with detachable elements offer brides two looks in one; princess-style by day and a sleek silhouette by night, as seen in the Amelia Spose style.

Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Amelia Spose
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Galiah Lahav, Watters Brides
Top thirty ball gown or princess wedding dresses for 2016
Berta Bridal

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