Sofia Vergara's Overskirt Wedding Gown Is A Gorgeous Trend Brides Should Follow — PHOTOS

Basically the biggest news over the weekend — other than the craziness at the American Music Awards — was Sofia Vergara's wedding. From the sheer amount of florals to the incredible cake, the big day was spectacular, and the wedding dress stole the show. Sofia Vergara's overskirt wedding gown is on trend, and the look doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon.

Every year, trends emerge when it comes to wedding gowns, and depending on which Hollywood celebs are engaged and planning to marry, you may see them. For those who don't attend a ton of weddings or write about them — like yours truly — spotting a wedding dress trend isn't something that typically happens, but trust me when I tell you that overskirt wedding gowns are a big deal in wedding world. For good reason, too! The idea of an overskirt is that they allow a bride to essentially have two dress in one. The design is exactly what it sounds like it would be — a skirt that goes over a wedding gown. Whether they're tulle or satin, these babies are a big deal because a bride is able to embrace a long gown or even voluminous skirt and rock a short of fitted bottom underneath. Basically, they're chic and functional — like pockets but even better.

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Brides are no longer required to bustle their gowns in order to dance the night away at their receptions. There has been quite a boom of overskirt gowns with them appearing in crazy numbers during the 2015 bridal runway shows. Not all overskirts are removable, but regardless of whether or not they can be taken off, they do add an extra level of drama to a design without being overpowering. So what are some of the best overskirt designs out there? Other than Sofia Vergara's gorgeous overskirt gown, that is.

Funky Overskirt

Ciana by Ines De Santo

Who says that an overskirt needs to a fairy tale like Vergara's? This gorgeous gown featuring shorts and a tulle overskirt is totally bridal cool.

Sheer Simplicity

Oleg Cassini Beaded Lace with Tulle Wedding Dress, $1,350.00, David's Bridal

This gorgeous gown features a sheer tulle overskirt that adds a but of flowing drama to the beaded gown.

Party Perfect

Monique Lhuillier Embroidered Lace Gown with Detachable Tulle Overskirt, $2,750.00, Nordstrom

From a romantic aisle walk to a fitted gown perfect for a celebration, this Monique Lhuillier gown is the epitome of what an overskirt can do.

High-Low Overskirt

Jenny by Anne Barge

I'm more than a little obsessed with this beautifully structured high-low overskirt camouflaging a lace mini. It's total perfection.

Taffeta Elegance

Cap Sleeve Taffeta Ball Gown with Detachable Skirt, $899.99, David's Bridal

The voluminous taffeta of this gown is ideal for bridal style, and the mini underneath is great for a run out to the car post reception.

Mix and Match

Conrad by Hayley Paige

Not only is this gorgeous overskirt removable, but the collection that it's from features a mix and match component. That's right. You can customize your gown thanks to overskirts.

Zuhair Murad

Tilda by Zuhair Murad

This wouldn't be a post inspired by Sofia Vergara's wedding gown without a Zuhair Murad wedding gown.

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