Bridal trend: Colour crush

Bridal trend: Colour crush
Colour features strongly in this season's bridal collections, with wonderful soft hues and painterly patterns. Gown by Suzanne Neville

A rainbow of pinks, lilacs and soft greens are appearing in designer collections – giving you the opportunity to shine in your true colours

Colour remains firmly in the mix for bridal gowns, but this season there’s a soft and painterly palette, featuring brushstroke florals and soft shades of pink and lilac. Green and soft blue and dove-greys are also in the mix, providing a nature-inspired alternative to typical bridal colours. Here are eight of our favourite picks from new-season collections.

1. Le Papillon by Modeca

Bridal trend: Colour Crush
Le Papillon by Modeca goes for soft flower embellishment to add colour to this romantic wedding gown

Holliday, by the Modeca label Le Papillon, adds colour with a sprinkling of floral lace in shades from blush to deep pink. It’s available in plain or glitter tulle.

2. Marchesa

Bridal trend: Colour crush
This gorgeous gown by Marchesa is in a soft and flattering lilac shade

In a soft shade of lilac and with a glittering shawl-effect overlayer, this fabulous ruffled Marchesa gown is a dreamy alternative to white.

3. Demetrios

Bridal trend: Colour crush
Demetrios’ strapless gown is in a soft blush pink

In blush pink, this Demetrios dress embellished with nature-inspired lace features a structured and embellished bodice and A-line layered tulle skirt.

4. Temperley London

Bridal trend: Colour crush
Temperley London’s Cybele gown contrasts pink and ivory

Cybele, from Temperley London is a romantic and flattering gown in pink tulle with contrast ivory stripes. It features embellishment of hearts and flowers dotted with crystals and micro beads.

5. Kelly Faetanini

Bridal trend: Colour crush
This gorgeous ombre gown by US designer Kelly Faetanini is available at Ellie Sanderson

This fabulous Kelly Faetanini number with dramatic ruffled ombre skirt in shades from blush to blue is exclusive in the UK to Ellie Sanderson.

6. Phillipa Lepley

Bridal trend: Colour crush
Phillipa Lepley’s gorgeous soft pink gown is perfect for ballroom weddings

In pink taffeta, this wedding gown has 1950s debutante glamour with its draped bodice and soft bow shoulder straps. Designed by London couturier Phillipa Lepley, it’s perfect for a ballroom wedding.

7. Enzoani

Bridal trend: Colour crush
Enzoani’s flower-embellished wedding gown is in a lovely latte shade

A glamorous look for the destination bride, this latte gown with 3D appliqué has bootlace straps, a plunge front and low back.

8. Suzanne Neville

Bridal trend: Colour crush
One of our favourite coloured gowns this season, Suzanne Neville’s Flores design has a subtle watercolour-style print

Flores is a romantic strapless ballgown with train featuring a soft watercolour-effect floral pattern.


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