Dress obsessed: The wedding gowns you need to see now!

Ellis Bridals fit-and-flare gown with illusion back

Bridal fashions change with the seasons but we speak to the retailers about the one dress they are currently stocking that they are obsessed with!

BLOOMING GORGEOUS – CHOSEN BY ANGELIQUE LAMONT

Ronald Joyce tulle ballgown

 Ronald Joyce tulle ballgown with 3D flower detail (POA)

“We love this dress because it’s so romantic with its 3D flowers.

“It’s a stand out with the quirky design and the stunning sparkle catches the light perfectly.” ~ Nicole Mackie, Angelique Lamont

 

SWEPT OFF YOUR FEET – CHOSEN BY PRETTY WOMAN

Ellis Bridals fit-and-flare gown

Ellis Bridals figure-hugging fit-and-flare gown (POA)

“What I love about this dress is that it is contemporary and striking – simply beautiful in flowing crepe fabric.

“The sweeping cut-out lace train is glamour at its finest.” ~ Lynn Reilly, Pretty Woman

 

TIERS OF JOY – CHOSEN BY RACHEL SCOTT COUTURE

Sassi Holford tiered dress

 Sassi Holford tiered lace gown (£3,500) with high-necked long-sleeve jacket (£675) 

“The clever use of layering without frilliness and the choice of strong personality guipure lace, rather than a softer lace with a floral motif, is perfect.

“This is Sassi at her best.” ~ Rachel Snedden, Rachel Scott Bridal Couture

 

TAKE THE PLUNGE – CHOSEN BY OPUS ATELIER

Berta dress with full A-line skirt

Berta dress with full A-line skirt with soft blush undertones, eyelash lace border detail and short train (POA) 

“This dreamy long-sleeved gown, with plunge neckline and a soft low back, has been created from layers of Italian and French Chantilly lace, making it feel peachy soft to touch and wear.

“Adorned with 3D silk crepe petals, delicate daisy chain edging and sparkle beadwork it takes sassy romantic to a new level.” ~ Sharon MacPherson, Opus Atelier

 

AHEAD OF THE CURVE – CHOSEN BY KUDOS EDINBURGH

Essense of Australia crepe wedding dress with shaped chain

Essense of Australia sexy crepe wedding dress with shaped train (£1,699)

“This fit-and-flare crepe gown has lace detailing on the bodice which travels to the hip on the skirt; the way the crepe falls from the knee after shaping the hip is soft yet dramatic.

“The sparkle on the lace appliqués adds shimmer when the light hits – just enough to catch your eye without taking over the dress.” ~ Millie Polson, Kudos – Edinburgh

 

SHAPE OF YOU – CHOSEN BY MELLE CLOCHE

Sottero and Midgely crepe fit and flare dress

 Sottero & Midgley crepe fit-and-flare dress (£1,995) Melle Cloche

“I’m obsessed with the bateau neckline – which is always so flattering on everyone – and the added crystal buttons cascading down the back onto the train is just heavenly.

“I also think this dress would work for any venue from a stately home to a cool boutique hotel. We love it!” ~ Lisa Bell, Melle Cloche

 

A-GAME – CHOSEN BY GWENNE WEDDING SERVICES

Sophia Tolli minamalistic gown

Sophia Tolli minimalistic pearl Mikado A-line gown (POA)

“This gorgeous gown from the Fall 2019 collection by Sophia Tolli is a simple and elegant wedding dress combining the timeless A-line cut with the modern twist of the plunging v-neck and sides with illusion panels.

“Simply stunning.” – Stephanie Broxburn, Gwenne Wedding Services

 

SHEER PERFECTION – CHOSEN BY DIANE HONEYMAN

Essense of Australia A-line dress with sheer bodice

IMAGE | Essense of Australia A-line dress with sheer bodice (POA) 

“I’m in love with this romantic A-line gown.

“The strapless sweetheart bodice evokes a sparkling sheerness with exposed boning and opulent beadwork.

“The fitted skirt is so flattering on all shapes with the tulle overlay so you see the bride’s shape through the tulle skirt!

“It’s fun, flirty, cheeky, sexy and romantic, all in one gown!” ~ Stephanie Sykes, Diane Honeyman

 

BABY GOT BACK – CHOSEN BY IVORY WHITES

St Patrick sweetheart neckline dress

St Patrick sweetheart neckline dress with princess skirt (£1,700)

“Quite simply, this dress is all about the back.

“With its elegant Mikado skirt and the most gorgeous train finished with beaded lace to match the bodice, it is stunning.

“A complete wow dress.” ~ Karyn McLeod, Ivory Whites

 

SAY IT WITH FLOWERS – CHOSEN BY BRIDAL BOUTIQUE AT FROX OF FALKIRK

lace and tulle dress with floral applique

Modeca lace and tulle dress with floral appliqué (POA)

“The floral appliqué detailing is so on-trend right now, as well as the tonal ivory and gold colouring.

“For the bride looking for something a little different, the dress is also available in salmon and blue tones.” ~ Natalie Godfrey, Bridal Boutique at Frox of Falkirk

 

FUTURE CLASSIC – CHOSEN BY OLIVIA CAMERON BRIDAL

Stella York off-shoulder ballgown

Stella York off-shoulder ballgown with open V neckline (£1,399)

“This Stella York off-the-shoulder Mikado satin ball gown is classic elegance.

“It is available in sizes 6-32 with a detachable satin belt, fabric pockets and covered buttons the length of the train.” ~ Fiona Smart, Olivia Cameron Bridal

 

CUSTOM CREATION – CHOSEN BY MIRKA BRIDAL COLLECTION

made-to-measure 'Celine' dress by Mirka Bridal Collection

IMAGE | Made-to-measure ‘Celine’ dress (£1,950)

“’Celine’ has a classic silhouette with sweetheart neckline, and an added twist of a sheer panelling on the bodice (which can be lined).

“It features the trend that became a staple in bridalwear – 3D floral appliqués over the bodice and a sheer, leaf-shaped illusion train that shimmers as light hits it due to the sequins throughout.” ~ Mirka Jankowska, Mirka Bridal Couture

 

TAKE THE TRAIN – CHOSEN BY ALISON KIRK BRIDAL

Ellis Bridals fit-and-flare gown with illusion back

Ellis Bridals fit-and-flare gown with illusion beaded back (£1,260) 

“With the elegant high neckline, sweeping crepe train and beautifully beaded illusion back, style 18111 from Ellis Bridals really stands out.

“We love it so much!” ~ Catherine Wilkie, Alison Kirk Bridal

 

FIT AND FLARE – CHOSEN BY OPUS COUTURE

Pronovias mermaid wedding dress with flowing tulle skirt

IMAGE |  Pronovias mermaid wedding dress with flowing tulle skirt (POA)

“We are super-excited that we are now stockists of Pronovias.

“The bodice detailing of this dress is exquisite and the soft skirt gives a gentle kick to accentuate the figure.

“The plunge neckline is on-trend and the soft colourway allows that detail on the bodice to pop.” ~ Susan Lightbody, Opus Couture

 

CRYSTAL AMAZE – CHOSEN BY DAVID’S BRIDAL

Galina Signature ‘SWG784’

IMAGE | Galina Signature ‘SWG784’ (POA)

“Featuring 5,000 hand-placed crystals, beads, and sequins, the sheer illusion bodice of this flowing organza A-line wedding dress is a sparkling showstopper.

“Created for brides with a bit of a daring side, this dress also features a plunging V-neckline and back and crystal-traced spaghetti straps.” ~ Rachel Brown, David’s Bridal

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