2016 Wedding Dress Trends for the New York Bride

As a New York and New Jersey Wedding planner, it is essential for me to stay on top of wedding dress trends for my brides! The 2016 wedding dress trends are elaborate, elegant, and embellished. Brides are saying goodbye to the traditional strapless wedding gowns and saying hello to elegant A-lines, open backs, and lots of details. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest trends for the 2016 Bride.


Flattering & elegant A-lines are becoming increasingly popular for the bride-to-be. These redesigned A-lines flatter the figure in all the right places without being too clingy.


Zuhair Murad gown via Wedding Inspirasi


Naomi Neoh wedding dress via One Fab Day


Open back and cutouts. Brides are showing a bit more skin in a tasteful way by bearing their beautiful open back or back cutout dresses. This trend offers a fresh take on what would normally be a strapless dress.

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Photo Courtsey of markingrambride on Instagram

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Photo Courtsey of markingrambride on Instagram


Details, details, details. Details play a front and center role in these 2016 Wedding dresses.

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Photo Courtsey of priveatelabelweddingdresses on Instagram


High-low dresses are making the wedding dress modern again. This reimagined wedding dress of 2016 is all over the runways and will surely be a hit with brides looking for something fresh.

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Photo Courtsey of markingrambride on Instagram



Naked lace is hot this season. The key to wearing this edgier style, find a dress that fits your shape and have it tailored. Many brides are stunned at how beautiful and elegant this 2016 trend can be.



Photo Courtsey of Vera Wang


Pretty colors. Pinks, greys, and champagnes are all over the runway. Brides are passing on the white gowns, mixing it up with some colors.