The many designers who emphasized the myriad forms that the modern wedding can take. Brands put their money where their mouths were, too, with creations that echoed that sentiment. To wit, higher hemlines, a host of black-tie separates, some decidedly 21st-century detailing, and palettes that strayed from just your classic white. Here, we break down the nine biggest trends of the season.
#1. Angel Sanchez
“Romance! Couture! Balenciaga!” enthused Angel Sanchez backstage after sending a dozen bridal valentines down the runway. With this collection he proved that love is no illusion—though the designer used lots of it to add flirty touches to somewhat untraditional bridal gowns.