New season ballgown bonanza

New season ballgown bonanza
Ballgowns are big, bold, even a little OTT. Gown by Julia Kontogruni shown at Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week

Ballgowns are big and bold for 2020, even a little OTT. So if you’ve decided it’s time to channel your inner diva and make a splash as you sashay up that aisle, here are 12 gowns that are guaranteed to make your guests and your beloved go wow!

Images: Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week
London Bridal Fashion Week

Ballgowns are perennials when it comes to bridal fashion, but for the new season the theme is big, lavish – even a little OTT. Skirts range from full to spectacularly so, and with sumptuous details such as tiers, feathers, ruffles and tulle panels. If you’ve always dreamed of going full-on princess down the aisle, 2020 is your time to shine.

1. Marchesa – New romantic

Marchesa’s romantic ruffled ballgown and bold flower earrings are perfect for taking centre stage

2. Simone Marulli – Pink perfection

Simone Marulli’s soft pink gown has a dramatic ruffled skirt

3. Randy Fenoli – Crystal bride

Randy Fenoli’s crystal trimmed plunge ballgown is a showstopper

4. Morilee – Fairy story

Morilee’s fairytale gown has a jewel bodice and tiered and layered tulle skirt

5. Julia Kontogruni – Silver belle

Julia Kontogruni’s dramatic ballgown has silvered detailing and on-trend dropped shoulders

6. Demetrios – Ice queen

Demetrios gave us this almost regal ballgown with dramatic frosted detailing on shoulders and sleeves

7. The Atelier – Star quality

Designer in chief at The Atelier Jimmy Choo showed his mastery of star quality with this romantic ballgown

8. Pronovias – Ruffle up

Pronovias gave us this amazing ruffled gown – perfect for bridal divas

9. Yolancris – Boho take

Modern boho specialist Yolancris gaves us ballgown gold with a series of full tiered gowns, including this fabulous number

10. Mireia Balaguer – Full froth

A ballgown among ballgowns, Mireia Balaguer showed how you make a wedding day splash

11. Pronovias – High line

Pronovias’ goes for high style with exaggerated shoulders, plunge front and wide buckle belt

12. Jesús Peiró – Debs’ delight

Jesús Peiró goes for a 1950s ballgown with a twist with this lovely dress and matching wrap

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