A gallery of bridal gowns really needs no introduction. Ahead is all of the lace, tulle, satin, and silk you could ever dream of in your wildest Pinterest dreams. Trust me, the little 5-year-old girl in you will not be disappointed — and I say that having dressed up as bride for six consecutive childhood Halloweens. And yes, I wore a different costume each year, which makes me believe I personally was inspiration for TLC's hit reality series Say Yes To The Dress.
So while the rest of the fashion world is recovering from Fashion Month, let's take a look back at some of the best looks from bridal's Spring 2015 runways. It was hard to narrow down, but here are 25 of my personal favorite looks. Of course, it'd be rude of me not to include links to view complete collections, so they've been added for your procrastination pleasure. You're welcome.
Whether you have visions of larger-than-life tulle skirts, form-fitting mermaid dresses, or all-over embellished bodices, this year's array of bridal wear won't leave you without options — no matter if you're a bride-to-be or just came for the view. So, without further ado, on your mark, get set, swoon!
Ball Gown Wedding Dress With Gemstones
This tulle princess dress is the stuff dreams are made of. The sweetheart neckline, floral gemstone arrangement, and supremely full skirt make this gown an elegant choice for the romantic bride.
“Cerelia” by Pronovias
Tulle Wedding Dress With Appliqués
It was impossible to choose just one look to feature from the 2015 Carolina Herrera collection, but alas it had to be done, and here is my favorite. The gems on this paper-white gown will glow almost as much as the bride inside of it.
“Celeste” by Carolina Herrera
Periwinkle A-Line Skirt Wedding Dress
Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dress
Maybe it’s the cloudy backdrop, but this dress looks utterly ethereal and goddess-like.
“Billie” by Jenny Packham
A-Line Wedding Dress
This cream-colored dress, part of Temperley London’s 2015 Iris Collection, perfectly encapsulates a vintage aesthetic while remaining timeless. “Each dress has to be the perfect blend of functionality and fantasy,” said designer Alice Temperley, MBE. “A bride must never feel overwhelmed by her dress but allow [it] to be the ultimate version of [herself].”
“Dawn Dress” by Temperley London
Lace Column Wedding Dress
For the bride who doesn’t want to fuss with a full skirt, consider this sleek column dress. Bonus: Your chances of having to designate someone to help you go to the bathroom are significantly reduced.
“Florence Dress” by Temperley London
Drop Waist Wedding Dress
This drop waist dress marries a fitted beaded bodice with a flowy tulle skirt and the result is absolute perfection.
“Arduinna” by Anne Bowen
Column Wedding Dress
This is my dream wedding dress and that’s all I have to say about this look.
Mermaid Wedding Dress
Truth be told, I’m not usually one for mermaid silhouettes, but the way that the lace drips down this dress is simply, undeniably stunning.
“Hannah” by Ines Di Santo
Taffeta Cummerbund Wedding Dress
It was hard to pick a favorite dress from the 2015 Anne Barge collection, but the classic elegance of this taffeta gown takes the cake. Plus, it has pockets! Okay, maybe this is my dream dress?
“Charlotte” by Blue Willow Bride by Anne Barge
A-Line Ball Gown Wedding Dress With Bow
Isabelle Armstrong’s Spring 2015 collection was inspired by “a painting of La Sagrada Familia, Spain’s most renowned basilica.”
“Clarissa” by Isabelle Armstrong
Ombre Wedding Dress
A dip in blush pink dye makes this ombre wedding dress all the more romantic.
“Nina” by Isabelle Armstrong
Chiffon Wedding Dress
A tiny train gives this “strapless” chiffon gown a bit of movement when walking down the aisle — as if the bride floating. After all, isn’t she?
“Jade” by Amsale
A-Line Lace Wedding Dress
French Chantilly lace cascades down this silk organza dress for a modern romantic look. The sheer, high neck offers an alternative to ever-popular strapless gowns.
“Addison” by Rivini
Halter Ball Gown Wedding Dress
There’s no going wrong in a Wang wedding dress and this look is no exception. The silky deep V-neck halter is juxtaposed by a full tulle skirt that looks balletic and emblematic of today’s athletic chic aesthetic.
Lace Mermaid Dress
All-over lace and a sheer back makes this mermaid dress romantic and unforgettable. Pair it with a dragging veil, as seen here, for a look that’s even more striking.
“Carlene” by Pronovias
Two-Piece Wedding Dress
Two-piece wedding dresses are a recent phenomenon I’ve been a bit skeptical about, but this 3/4 sleeve option shows just a sliver of skin (which is a lot less than some of the other designs in Houghton’s 2015 collection). Plus, the top is embellished with sequins and I’m not one to turn down shiny things.
“Nadja” by Houghton
Strapless Embroidered Bodice Wedding Dress
The full tulle skirt of this strapless embroidered dress, part of La Sposa’s 2015 Glamour Collection, is the softest, subtlest shade of dusty rose. I want to wear it if only to see what it looks like when I spin around as fast as I can.
“Eresa” by La Sposa
Pink Sash Wedding Dress
A pink satin bow adds a playful pop of color at the waist of this tiered gown, part of La Sposa’s 2015 Dreams Collection
“Etir” by La Sposa
Long Sleeve Wedding Dress
The soft, billowy skirt on this stark white gown contrasts the structured, embellished sleeves for an unforgettable wedding day look.
“Asi” by Sareh Nouri
Lilac Strapless Ball Gown Wedding Dress
With its dramatic cathedral train and iridescent lilac hue, there’s nothing understated about Sareh Nouri’s whimsical strapless satin wedding gown.
“Orchid” by Sareh Nouri
Fit to Flare Wedding Dress
This fit to flare dress is masked in an overlay of delicate Chantilly lace that wraps around to hug the sheer back.
“Katya” by Kenneth Pool
Cowl Neck Wedding Dress
What a long way Austin Scarlett has come from his corn husk dress days on Project Runway. This breathtaking dress defies today’s standard of strapless, mermaid, and full-skirt gowns with its cowl neck and flutter sleeves.
“Fontaine” by Austin Scarlett
Front Slit Wedding Dress
A tasteful front slit combines the elegance of a floor-length gown with the modernity of newer, shorter wedding dress. Pro tip: You might want to skip the garter if you’re going for this style.
“Lea” by Alyne Bridal
A-Line Wedding Dress
This draped silk gown just melts down the body for an oh-so-dreamy wedding day look. Its lace back and sweetheart neckline update the otherwise classic silhouette.