Bridal trend: Divine Debutante

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
The Divine Debutante bridal trend offers classic, fluid shapes and on-trend textures and details. Isobel gown by Naomi Neoh

The Divine Debutante bridal trend is a chic reworking of 1950s ballroom glamour, and our pick of gowns from the new season collections deliver figure-enhancing bodices and flirtatious full skirts to ensure you are the star turn at your wedding party

Harking back to the elegance of yesteryear, the Divine Debutante bridal trend is an opportunity to channel your most elegant self. In essence, this is a classic wedding style, with fitted bodices and flattering full skirts that are perfect for day-into-evening. But this season’s crop offer fluid lines, lavish texture and on-trend details such as belts and pops of colour to keep the look both contemporary and flattering.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
Light fantastic: A fluid ballgown shape from London couturier Phillipa Lepley

Light fantastic

Phillipa Lepley’s couture gowns are always beautifully structured and finished and we love this gown with subtle sparkle. The fitted strapless bodice with tulle shoulders gives way to a fabulous lightweight and layered tulle skirt, ensuring maximum swish down that aisle and at the after party.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
Lace luxe: Sassi Holford's Melissa offers fine lace and a contemporary belt

Lace luxe

With perfect party princess credentials, Melissa is a glamorous lace gown from Sassi Holford’s Twenty17 Collection. An off-the-shoulder sweetheart neckline and fitted bodice are nipped in with a chic buckle belt. The skirt is full, flowing and perfect for dancing.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
Princess line: Isobel by Naomi Neoh offers a glamorous lightweight chiffon skirt and a fitted bodice with flattering lace cap sleeves

Princess line

With elegant cap sleeves, a beautifully cut and structured bodice accentuated by a jewelled belt, and a flowing full chiffon skirt, Isobel is a timeless gown from London designer Naomi Neoh’s latest Eden collection. As with all her collection gowns, the magic is in the superb internal structure – lightweight, flattering and road-tested by her design team.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
Fine dressing: Alan Hannah Liberty is an off-the-shoulder gown with romantic tulle skirt

Fine dressing

A standout fairytale gown from Alan Hannah’s new Porcelain collection, Liberty has a bead-embellished off-the-shoulder bodice, long sheer sleeves and fabulous full tulle skirt which continues the sprinkling of sparkly beads. As with all Alan Hannah gowns, this is designed and made in London.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
Pearl glamour: Ian Stuart Pearl offers clever ruching and a pleated full skirt with train

Pearl glamour

With the classic glamour you expect from Ian Stuart, this elegant Pearl gown has flattering wide shoulder straps, a nipped in bodice with clever ruching and embellishment at the waist and a wide full skirt with vertical pleating and train.

Deco chic: This strapless gown is from the Savin London collection

Deco chic

Part of the Timeless Opulence collection, this classic strapless Savin London ballgown has beautifully detailed embroidery and features a tulle overskirt. Just perfect for a day-into-evening event, it’s designed and made in London at Andrey Savin’s Greenwich atelier using traditional processes.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
French dressing: A classic 1950s gown with a twist from the bridal fashion house Cymbeline

French dressing

The French bridal house of Cymbeline nails this season’s bridal trend for rich texture with this sleeveless gown with 1950s-style floral pattern. It features a wide neckline and flattering A-line skirt with a dipped hem at the back to create an elegant train.

Bridal trend: Divine debutante
Blue note: Lyn Ashworth's Forget Me Not offers ballgown style with subtle colour

Blue note

Forget Me Not is a romantic gown in a delicate shade of pale blue. A silk dupion strapless bodice is accentuated with a silk sash, while the flowing circle skirt has an ivory organza overskirt. Shown here with the Snowdrop lace overjacket, it’s your perfect something blue.