Six Scene Setting Trends Straight Off the Runway Create Awe-Inspiring Bridal Looks

Top trends from the catwalk to the ceremony aisle offer some of this year's most daring and darling looks.
Written by
Sydney Stevens


Minnesota Bride Spring/Summer 2024

1. Drop-Dead Gorgeous

A drop-waist wedding gown is perfect for the contemporary bride. Revamped since its birth in the 1920s, this silhouette adds a touch of drama.

"Sutton" by Danielle Frankel

"Sutton" by Danielle Frankel

"Opéra" by Galia Lahav

2. Lovely in Lace

Lace’s traditional charm never goes out of fashion, but the modern bride can choose from an innovative array of patterns, from Chantilly to embroidery.

"Melrose" by Monique Lhuillier

"Gala Set" by Francesca Miranda Bridal; Photo by Andrés Oyuela

3. Center Stage

Balletcore has entered the bridal world as dramatic bows, voluminous tulle and pink tones steal the spotlight. Evoking a sense of femininity and grace, these gowns are a perfect pas de deux partner.

"Duel-002" by Liz Martinez

"Naomi" by Rita Vinieris

4. Garden Beauty

One may not think that floral wedding gowns are groundbreaking, but today’s blossom-adorned dresses are extraordinary. From structural posies to three-dimensional motifs, blooms abound in the upcoming wedding season.

"Layla" by Esé Azenabor

“Kayla” by Zoe Rowyn Bridal

5. Princess Perfection

As an ode to regal romance, these corseted masterpieces are making a comeback from the golden age of royal fashion. Marie-Antoinette herself would have loved the intricate details of these opulent gowns, which will have you gliding down the aisle like a queen.

"Star" by Ines Di Santo

"Anastasia" by Kim Kassas Couture

Bold & Beautiful

Classic white is not the only choice for wedding attire. Whether it be a daring pattern or a deep shade, Minnesota designer Tara LaTour’s new collection covers unique hues from black to emerald.

"Marilyn" gown and jacket by Tara LaTour

"Kennedy" by Tara LaTour