Favorite Wedding Dress Styles of 2021

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Jan 01, 2021

We often get asked what is currently trending or what brides are interested in for the upcoming year! While some things are timeless classics and not going anywhere any time soon, (looking at your fitted crepe gowns) there are always a couple of details we notice gaining popularity each wedding season. We've rounded up 7 wedding dress styles that will definitely be making appearances at 2021 weddings. Many brides are currently wanting modern gowns with vintage nods that are flexible for wedding dates potentially shifting from spring to fall or holding off for another year. Whether that's a full cottagecore aesthetic or a gown with some 70s flair you'll definitely notice these trends aren't anything new in the fashion world, making them timeless for bridal to look back on fondly for years to come.

 

1. Square Necklines

 

Deandra by Sarah Seven
Deandra by Sarah Seven

 

Fitted square neck crepe wedding gown on Emmas Edition by Courtney Bowlden in our Seattle Boutique.

 

Rose by Scout Bridal
Rose by Scout Bridal

 

Delicate a-line wedding dress with a slit and a draped square neckline.

 

Nyles by Rue de Seine
Nyles by Rue de Seine

 

Square neck bohemian lace wedding dress that can be worn with straps on or off-shoulder.

 

Colette by Alexandra Grecco
Colette by Alexandra Grecco

 

Clean silk crepe wedding gown with square neckline and flattering silhouette on Real Dress Theory Bride Jackie.

 

2. Puff/Balloon Sleeves

 

Svalo by Rime Arodaky
Svalo by Rime Arodaky

 

Long puff sleeve a-line dress in embroidered 3D flowered tulle and crepe skirt with slit.

 

Sandra by Flora Bridal
Sandra by Flora Bridal

 

Two piece puff sleeve wedding gown on Real Dress Theory Bride

 

Beverly by Scout
Beverly by Scout

 

Long sleeve a-line crepe wedding gown on Emmas Edition by Courtney Bowlden in our Seattle Boutique.

 

Archer by Rue de Seine
Archer by Rue de Seine

 

Unique color and boho lace this gown also has pearl beading and a subtle cutaway bodice with balloon sleeves.

 

Lenny by Flora Bridal
Lenny by Flora Bridal

 

Two piece mock neck puff sleeve lace wedding gown.

 

3. Short Dresses/No Trains

 

Edie by Before By Sarah Seven
Edie by Before By Sarah Seven

 

The perfect mini dress on Real Dress Theory Bride Rebecca Photographed by Molly Peach Photography

 

Gia by Before by Sarah Seven
Gia by Before by Sarah Seven

 

One-shoulder mini dress Gia on real Dress Theory Bride Caitlin Photographed by Charla Storey.

 

Juliette by A la Robe
Juliette by A la Robe

 

Roses by Sarah Seven
Roses by Sarah Seven

 

Open-back crepe wedding gown without a train and with a back slit to show off your shoes.

 

4. Pearls

 

Siena by Sarah Seven
Siena by Sarah Seven

 

3/4 sleeve V neck crepe gown covered in pearls.

 

Uma by Rime Arodaky
Uma by Rime Arodaky

 

Open back wedding dress with strappy pearl detailing

 

Bridgette by Before by Sarah Seven
Bridgette by Before by Sarah Seven

 

Long sleeve pearl detailed Midi Wedding dress

 

Claudia by Flora Bridal
Claudia by Flora Bridal

 

Long sleeve a-line wedding gown with pearl and sparkle detailing on the top with a pearlescent skirt with a dramatic train.

 

5. Draping Details

 

Hera by Rime Arodaky
Hera by Rime Arodaky

 

Draping off-shoulder wedding gown with delicate sequin flower detailing.

 

Maneesh by Rue de Seine
Maneesh by Rue de Seine

 

Subtle ruching on the bodice and waist and billowy sleeves for this unique boho wedding gown.

 

Blake by Bride by Sarah Seven
Blake by Bride by Sarah Seven

 

Delicate folds on the bodice of this off shoulder silk crepe wedding dress.

 

Rian by Pronovias
Rian by Pronovias

 

Fitted wedding gown with draped detailing all down bodice

 

Sandra by Sarah Seven
Sandra by Sarah Seven

 

Off-shoulder fitted wedding gown with pearl detailing.

 

6. More Sparkle

 

Edel & Liley by Rime Arodaky
Edel & Liley by Rime Arodaky

 

Two-piece wedding gown with sparkly studded tulle and organza ruffles.

 

Gala 1002
Gala 1002

 

Lovingly referred to as the Gala Stars Dress this ballgown is quite the showstopper.

 

Aspen by Alexandra Grecco
Aspen by Alexandra Grecco

 

Square neck floral beaded fitted wedding gown

 

Gala 509
Gala 509

 

Strapless fitted bridal gown with abstract beaded lace.

 

7. Something that feels Grand

 

Gala 503 by Galia Lahav
Gala 503 by Galia Lahav

 

Romantic ballgown with 3D floral appliques over sheer cap sleeves and a corset bodice.

 

Kyara by Rue de Seine
Kyara by Rue de Seine

 

A show-stopping blush gown, silk-lined bodice, and deep V neckline contrast with the playful flowing A-line skirt.

 

Iclyn by Rime Arodaky
Iclyn by Rime Arodaky

 

Fuffy pleated radzimir top and hand-applied sequin flowers with a sequin lace train.

 

Gala 408 by Galia Lahav
Gala 408 by Galia Lahav

 

Long sleeve a-line wedding gown with 3D floral appliqué.

 

Georgie - Bride by Sarah Seven
Georgie - Bride by Sarah Seven

 

Fitted strapless wedding gown with optional sleeves and a dramatic unique train.

 

More important than what is currently popular, is making sure that you feel comfortable and confident in your wedding gown. If you love your gown, no matter how styles change over time you'll continue to love your gown. Contact your local Dress Theory location if you saw a wedding dress featured here that you adore, can visualize as something you're interested in and want to try on!

 

During your bridal appointment, your stylist will help guide you to nail down what features you absolutely love about a wedding dress, and help you figure out what makes you feel like your best self. Were here to make you feel like yourself on your wedding day, just a bridal version of yourself whatever that may be.