Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
The Modern Goddess Bridal Trend is all about pared-back elegance. Gown by Mikaella

The Modern Goddess bridal trend offers dramatically simple lines, creating a streamlined style for the bride who is looking for showstopping elegance with  clean and timeless cut

The Modern Goddess bridal trend is an elegant look for brides who want to keep things simple. Here, the focus is on figure-enhancing and clean cut using fine fabrics. The details are restrained, for a strong silhouette that will never date.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Pure magic: Caroline Castigliano's Lyla has simple straps, a plunge neckline and slouch pockets

Pure magic

With simple straps and a neatly fitted bodice, Lyla is a relaxed and contemporary ensemble that is also easy to accessorise with overtop, jacket or cape. The deep plunge neckline is the perfect foil for a statement necklace.


Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Fine line: Lucina is a contemporary gown with bejewelled belt from Amanda Wakeley

Fine line

Lucina is a dramatic pleated gown with elegant shoulder reveal and split-front bodice. The textured fabric and fine jewelled belt add interest to a slimline and super-flattering silhouette.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Timeless chic: Andrea Hawkes' elegant Abel gown finishes at the ankles – perfect for showing off glamour heels

Timeless chic

The last word in pared-back day-to-evening dressing, the Abel gown from Andrea Hawkes has a translucent panel at the neckline and soft darting at the waist. Finishing at the ankle (perfect for showing off sparkly heels) it is made of fine silk and channels timeless elegance for the city bride.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Curve queen: Suzanne Neville's Theodore channels Hollywood's golden age with its curve-enhancing cut

Curve queen

A tailored bodice with sweetheart neckline and masterful draping create a sleek but curvy profile for this wedding gown by Suzanne Neville. Simplicity is key here, but the bejewelled thin straps add a flash of decadence to a look that’s pure vintage Hollywood.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Dramatic draping: This lightweight gown with tie belt from Cymbeline has an almost vintage eveningwear feel and would be perfect for a destination wedding

Dramatic draping

With an almost vintage evening-gown line, this simple plunge-neck gown with tie belt has soft and flowing lines – the perfect choice for a destination wedding. We love the slouch pocket detail to keep this look relaxed.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Satin style: Halfpenny London Ava and Loretta
Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Cheryl, a silk-satin halterneck with oversized bow

Satin style

Kate Halfpenny’s latest gowns tick all the boxes for modern-meets-vintage glamour. We particularly love the sleek Ava skirt and Loretta corset combination (left) and Cheryl, a shimmering silk-satin halterneck with oversized bow feature at the nape of the neck.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Grecian classic: Katya Katya Shehurina goes for wonderful pleating for Lyric, which features fine tulle over a nude underslip. We love the feature shoulder detail brooch

Grecian classic

Pleating across the body and a fabulous lightweight fabric combination add up to a Grecian classic with a twist. Made of soft tulle with a nude underslip, Lyric features an Italian silk taffeta and freshwater pearl statement brooch detail at the shoulder.

Bridal Trend: Modern Goddess
Tailored glamour: A simple strapless number with curve-enhancing cut from Mikaella

Tailored glamour

Perfect for a destination celebration, this cleverly shaped strapless number is by Canadian bridal label Mikaella. We love the simplicity of the curve-enhancing cut.