Bridal trend: Textured magic

Bridal trend: Textured magic
The bridal trend for texture remains one of the hottest fashion stories for 2018. Belle wedding dress by Jack Sullivan

The bridal trend for texture is one of the key fashion stories for the season ahead. With bold 3D effects and decadent details these textured wedding gowns are perfect for the bride who wants to shine

The bridal trend for texture is one of the hallmarks of wedding-day dressing in 2018. From boho laces and intricate floral embellishments to luxe sequins and beading, these gowns have flow and movement thanks to great cut and almost 3D effects.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Pearl queen: Justin Alexander's glittering gown features fine embellishment

Pearl queen: Justin Alexander

Gorgeous hand-beaded pearls add after-dark glamour to this form-flattering gown from Justin Alexander’s Signature collection. We love the plunge neck and translucent wide sleeves.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Floral trail: This Costarellos gown features fine lace and a flowing, boho line

Floral trail: Costarellos

This gown from Costarellos channels some of this season’s hottest trends, including flowing sleeves and fine lace details. The scattering of appliquéd flowers across the bodice and skirt adds a romantic flourish. Key stockists include The Wedding Club.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Lace finery: Grace by Joyce Young features fine floral lace

Lace finery: Joyce Young

This elegant Grace dress from designer Joyce Young features a strapless A-line gown with floral lace overlay featuring flattering wide neck, elbow-length sleeves and sweet pearl buttons at the back.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Form leader: A form-fitting gown with sexy splits by Rosa Clará

Form leader: Rosa Clará

Ramp up the glamour with this form-fitting Ponte gown from Rosa Clará, featuring dramatic plunge neck and split-front skirt with train. We love the delicate lace sleeves with handkerchief-effect cuffs.


Bridal trend: Textured magic
Sweet Reveal: Savannah Miller's chic gown is perfect for a destination wedding

Sweet reveal: Savannah Miller

Boho meets chic with this delicate halterneck cotton lace Philippa gown from Savannah Miller. We love the fine detailing and lightweight look – just perfect for a laidback high-summer or destination bride. London stockists include The Wedding Club.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Layered luxe: Caroline Castigliano offers a sophistcated take on the textured look

Layered luxe: Caroline Castigliano

A sophisticated gown from the latest Caroline Castigliano collection, I Do consists of a soft nude slip gown with refined floral-lace over-layer. The cold-shoulder detail and elbow length frilled sleeves add a dramatic flourish.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Crystal twist: Sheila Harding's gown offers delicate lace and crystal embellishment

Crystal twist: Sheila Harding London

Designed by Sheila Harding of BOA boutique in Richmond and part of the Nine Muses collection, this slimline design features delicate lace and crystal embellishment along the length of the gown. A simple grey ribbon sash and gorgeous crystal-and-flower embellished shoulder straps complete the look.

Bridal trend: Textured magic
Wedding belle: Jack Sullivan's demure Belle gown has romantic handkerchief sleeves

Wedding belle: Jack Sullivan

Part of the trend for more demure wedding-day dressing, Belle is a standout gown from the Australian designer Jack Sullivan. We love the romantic handkerchief effect sleeves and lace detailing around the neckline.

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