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Fabulous Architectural Details for Your Wedding Dress

There is a fabulous intersection happening with bridal fashion – where ultra-modern meets everyone’s favorite, vintage elegance. A gorgeous way to find that happy balance for your wedding day style is a gown with stunning architectural details. I’ve rounded up my favorite examples of chic, stylish gowns with unique silhouettes and couture detailing, from top designers like RiviniMonique Lhuillier, and Lela Rose!

Modern wedding dresses are taking a sharp detour from the tulle and organza princess dresses of past decades, allowing designers to play with fresh takes on old favorites. While Rosa Clara leaps into the 21st Century with a crisp, structured gown, designers like Le Spose di Giò and Alice Padrul update classic styles with sleek shapes and voluminous detailing. New-to-me designer Rime Arodaky plays with a paper bag waist cinching a traditional ballgown, while I’m rather partial to the pleated ruffles by Wtoo By Watters and layer upon layer of laser cut chiffon by MXM Couture. The fabulous part is that, whether your style hews to the traditionally feminine or the fresh and modern, these latest crop of designs can give any wedding day look an amazing update!

Modern, Architectural Wedding Dress by Rosa Clara | See More!

Dress designed by Rosa Clara via Bride and Breakfast

Paolo Corona Couture Wedding Dress | One and Only Paris Photography | See More!

Dress designed by Paolo Corona, Photography by One and Only Paris via Burnett’s Boards

Le Spose di GIo Sleek Bow Wedding Dress | See More!

Dress designed by Le Spose di Giò via Brides

Draped Back Wedding Dress by Alice Padrul | Codrean Photography | See More! Peter Langner Silk Organze Origami Wedding Dress | See More!

L: Dress designed by Alice Padrul, Photography by Codrean Photography via Style Me Pretty

R: Dress designed by Peter Langner via Brides

Rime Arodaky Paper Bag Waist Wedding Dress | See More!

Dress designed by Rime Arodaky via Fly Away Bride

MXM Couture Layered Wedding Dress | See More!

Dress designed by MXM Couture, Photography by Stewart Ross via Queensland Brides

Carmela Wedding Dress by Papilio | See More!

Dress designed by Papilio via The Bridal Detective

Rivini Lace Trimmed Handkerchief Hem Wedding Dress | Corbin Gurkin Photography | See More! Rivini Mermaid Wedding Dress | The Nouveau Romantics | See More!

L: Dress designed by Rivini, Photography by Corbin Gurkin via Brides

R: Dress designed by Rivini, Photography by Caroline Joy Photography via Style Me Pretty

Lela Rose Ruffled Wedding Dress | Tory Lea Photography | See More!

Dress designed by Lela Rose, Photography by Tory Lea Photography via Burnett’s Boards

Sculptural Vera Wang Wedding Dress | Sonya Khegay Photography | See More!

Dress designed by Vera Wang, Photography by Songa Khegay Photography

Monique Lhuillier Lace Peplum Wedding Dress | See More!

Dress designed by Monique Lhuillier via OneWed

Epic Ruffled Wedding Dress from Wtoo by Watters | Dana Cubbage Photography | See More!

Dress designed by Wtoo By Watters, Photography by  Dana Cubbage via Style Me Pretty

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