Bridal trend: Sharp cut

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
Slick tailoring and a strong silhouette creates gowns that are perfect for modern minimalist brides. Gown by Suzanne Neville

With bold and angular lines for a strong silhouette, the bridal trend for sharp tailoring offers edgy and elegant designs that are perfect for the modern minimalist bride

Strong silhouettes are a strong fashion story in 2019, with bold lines and tailored elements appearing in many designer collections. It’s an alternative look for brides who prefer a more minimalist approach to wedding-day dressing and we’ve selected eight smart designs that will ensure you cut a dash down the aisle.

Alexandra Grecco – Bodycon bride

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
Alexandra Grecco’s slick bodycon gown has a plunge front and minimal detail, making it perfect for the bold bride

With a plunge neckline and bodycon shape, this slick design is by New York City designer Alexandra Grecco. It’s perfect for the destination or city bride who wants to keep things simple. London stockist is The Wedding Club.

Enzoani – Curve maker

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
This Enzoani Beautiful gown has a wide waistband, halter neck and subtle graphic lace

A wide waistband detail, split-front bodice and unusual graphic lace give this glamorous curve-enhancing gown from the Beautiful collection a modern profile.

Pronovias – Bold sweep

Pronovias’ Higuera gown has a sleek off-the-shoulder neckline

Form-fitting Higuera, from the Pronovias collection, has a sleek off-the-shoulder neckline with unusual cape sleeves that create a dramatic train effect. We love the drape of the gown, which relies on exceptional fabric cut to fit and flatter.

Savannah Miller – Chic twist

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
Savannah Miller’s fabulous jumpsuit has a twist effect halter neckline

Perfect for the city or beach bride, Nancy is an on-trend bridal jumpsuit with wide-leg trousers and a wrap-effect halter bodice. It’s part of a fabulous collection for the contemporary bride by Savannah Miller.

Jenny Yoo – Long line

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
We love Jenny Yoo’s understated crepe dress – part of a move towards more tailored dressing appearing in many collections

With long sleeves and a plunge front, this understated Blythe knit crepe gown is by super-talented New York bridal designer Jenny Yoo. It’s completely on trend, with its sharp tailoring and almost coat-dress cut.

Oscar de la Renta – Plunge glamour

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
Effortlessly elegant, Oscar de la Renta’s split front gown features exceptional fabric and tailoring

Utterly simple, this gown by the legendary design house of Oscar de la Renta features a softly draped plunge bodice and neat belt detail. The fabric and tailoring are exceptional. London stockists of the bridal collection include The Wedding Gallery.

Justin Alexander – Destination chic

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
Justin Alexander’s flowing halterneck would be fantastic for a destination bride

This gown by Justin Alexander has a flowing skirt and halter-effect bodice with twist detail at the neckline – high-glamour minimalist dressing for the destination bride.

Suzanne Neville – Sculptural sweep

Bridal trend: Sharp cut
Suzanne Neville’s gorgeous sculptural gown has a fan-effect detail at the neckline

Carmella has a fan-effect detail at the neckline, a striking architectural element to add the wow factor to a sweeping and filmstar-glamorous strapless gown by Suzanne Neville.


Our pick of chic and glamorous short wedding gowns