20 wedding outfits we love from London Bridal Fashion Week

20 wedding outfits we love from London Bridal Fashion Week
London Bridal Fashion Week showcases 2020 bridal fashion – here are gowns and outfits setting the trends. Runway show: Justin Alexander

London Bridal Fashion Week is a first sneak preview of 2020 bridal fashion, and this year’s runway shows offered everything from elegant ballgowns to edgy minis and day-to-evening showstoppers. Here are styles setting trends for seasons to come

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As first bridal show off the blocks, London Bridal Fashion Week is always eagerly anticipated, bringing together UK and international stars of bridal design as well as upcoming and edgy designers. This year’s runway shows offered rich pickings for trend watchers, and endless scope for brides to find their style – be it a romantic ballgown, chic evening-style gown or edgy bridal pants or mini. With a look to suit every style of celebration, here are 20 looks we love that are setting trends for 2020 and beyond.

1. Victoria Sanders – New botanic

Victoria Sanders’ lovely flower-strewn gown has a folk art feel

2. Tal Kedem – Fairy story

3. Morilee – Ballgown chic

4. Modeca – Lace elegance

This refined Modeca gown has a lovely curved bodice paired to flowing slimline skirt

5. Danit Levi – Big split

Danit Levi’s sexy gown features a dramatic split front, high neck and long sleeves

6. Coya Collection – Blue note

Coya Collection showcased this romantic silvery blue gown

7. Ronald Joyce – Diva bride

Ronald Joyce gave us a stunning diva gown with gold trim at London Bridal Fashion Week

8. Ivory & Co – Soft focus

Ivory & Co’s soft layered gown has a relaxed and contemporary silhouette

9. BSS by Safiyya Babayeva – Slick separates

This cool BSS by Safiyya Babayeva outfit has a dramatic train

10. Lusan Mandongus – Luxe line

Lusan Mandongus goes for sparkle with this slinky gown with deep v neck

11. Eternity Bridal – Full finery

Soft and fluid, this full ballgown shape by Eternity Bridal is simple and flattering

12. Allure Bridals – Silver streak

This Allure Bridals silver gown is red-carpet glamorous

13. Herve Paris – Boho twist

This Herve Paris dress offers a boho twist for the summer bride

14. Peony Rice – Short form

This neat Peony Rice mini with silk jacket is perfect for the city bride

15. Lilly & Charles – Sheer delight

Lilly & Charles’ embellished-bodice gown offers a twist on sheer effects

Central Saint Martins alumnus Carolina Turner – the designer behind Lilly & Charles – offers a collection rich in detail, with intricate embellishment and sheer and corset effects in her custom-made gowns. We love this romantic and floaty gown with bodice featuring tropical birds and flowers. lillyandcharles.com

16. Lillian West – Cape classic

Lillian West’s cape-effect sleeves add a touch of drama to a flower-embellished gown

17. Eliza Jane Howell – Deco drama

Deco and sparkle make this Eliza Jane Howell gown a showstopper

18. Sincerity – Bold reveal

There’s focus on shoulders and neckline in many of the new designs, and this slinky dress from the Sincerity bridal collection by Justin Alexander presents a strong silhouette with its straight off-the-shoulder neckline. This is balanced with long fitted sleeves and a wide cummerbund-style waistband. We love the neat covered buttons on the wrist-length sleeves, a neat detail in an ultra simple gown. justinalexander.com

19. Le Papillon by Modeca – Gilded bride

This design from Le Papillon by Modeca features a lovely gilded bodice

20. Justin Alexander – Sharp dressing

There’s a 1950s twist to this Justin Alexander gown with tailored bodice and full ballgown skirt

There’s a distinct 1950s element in some of new collections, as well as a focus on sharper tailored elements, and this design by Justin Alexander shows the potential of these trends. It combines a tailored bodice with high neck and soft cap sleeves and a full ballgown skirt in dreamy tulle. justinalexander.com

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