The bridal wear market has changed quite dramatically over the last few years. Before, the only options were cream carpet-clad boutiques that stocked exclusively pricey, bridal-specific brands, whereas now, a plethora of stylish alternatives have opened up for the modern bride. From high-street stores offering budget-friendly dresses to up-and-coming brands creating trend-led looks for the Instagram generation, suddenly the market is looking a whole lot chicer. (And not a meringue in sight.)
Inspired by the recent slew of influencers and celebs tying the knot in a number of stunning, non-traditional getups, I decided to do a bit of research and come up with a shortlist of the six designers (both bridal and non-bridal) who are delivering dreamy dress designs for the style-conscious, millennial bride. In other words, I'm bringing you the pieces that are making me want to get married all over again. From Hermione de Paula's fairy-tale embroidery to Rejina Pyo's tiered tulle, scroll down to see our favourite bridal looks and shop our edit.
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