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Wedding Dress Trends: What's Hot In 2021

Shopping for a wedding dress is a different kind of mission. Let’s face it, it is probably the most important outfit we will ever buy. On top of that, it’s a huge investment, which means the pressure is on. In turn, we brides, want to know what’s hot in 2021 / 2022, right?

Yes, even if our wedding is in 2022, we should most definitely start thinking about our dream bridal look - time flies when we’re busy organising your dream wedding day.

Don’t worry - we’ve got you!

After intensive research and hundreds of hours of browsing through wedding magazines, bridal fashion articles, and thousands of Instagram posts and Pinterest pins, we have curated some of the hottest and most fashionable wedding dress trends for 2021 and 2022.

So, let’s dive straight in!


pronovias 2021 crepe wedding dress with cape


Credits: Lauren Olivia Photography | Caitlin Robertson | My Little Flower Shoppe | Xennox Diamonds | Bombshell Hair Noosa | Xsentuate Makeup | The Bridal Shoppe | Next Door Espresso Burleigh

Every Superwoman Needs A Cape

Although this one might not be for everyone, bridal designers sure know how to make us feel like a superhero. Capes have become a huge deal in the bridal world and here is what we love about them.

They add an element of drama

They stand out from the crowd and scream fashion-forward. Nobody is going to forget your dress and your wifey or hubby will be swept off their feet. A sleeve calls for an unforgettable entrance with loads of drama.

They add coverage, without limiting your ability to move

Many of us don’t like feeling too exposed. Instead of going with a sleeved option, a cape is a great way of adding some coverage, without having to deal with the movement restrictions a sleeve may come with.

all who wander boho wedding dress

Credits: Cara Jourdan | Paige Owen Photography

Transformable Looks A.k.a. Two-In-One

Speaking of dresses with capes, wedding dress designers are focusing on creating more versatile looks than ever. With a few simple add-ons, our brides can transform their look within minutes. Who said that you needed multiple dresses for your wedding day?

No need to double your budget

If you’re on a lower budget, you don’t need to sacrifice your wishes of having multiple wedding looks.

Less commitment. More options

Don’t want to commit to one look? Make last-minute adjustments and wear what you feel most comfortable in on your big day!


martina liana 2021 wedding dress with detachable sleeves

Exaggerated Ruffles

Puffy sleeves, tiered skirts, ruffles like there is no tomorrow, and we are 100 percent here for it. Go bold or go home, it’s your big day! This trend most definitely isn’t for everyone, but it’s also not one to forget.

They add a fun element


The creative and beautiful designs add a fun element to your bridal look

Edgy yet Simplistic


Ever struggled to find the right balance between allowing you to combine your love for simplistic fabrics with edgy designs? You should jump on that train! 

So here you have it: in 2021 we’re getting out of our cage and committing to bigger and bolder wedding dress designs and bridal looks. We’ve been sitting at home, hiding from the world, for too long. It’s time to shine.

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