Wedding Dress Trends: Your Top 5 Style Guide for 2019

Calling all 2019 brides (and 2020 of course)!

For the bride looking for something unique and freshly modern, we have lined up the standout looks and trends that will catch your eye for the New Year.

For those of you about to start your search in a serious way; OR you are at the beginning stages of planning (I hear there are a few New Years' Eve engagement announcements! #amiright??), there is something for each of you.

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Opting for a longer sleeve or a statement sleeve adds balance to a dress if you are wanting to show off skin else where. It is also the perfect solution for those of us who don't really want to show off that part of our body. Our French wedding dress designers are the go-to girls for this style which means a timeless look that is also bang on trend for 2019.

Donatelle Godart "The Age of Innocence" Gown


The 2-piece wedding dress look has become a bit of a fashion staple in wedding dresses over the last few years. Most notably from Laure de Sagazan. If you think it's a little too fashion forward for you, think again. These options below are just the tip of the iceberg and for the coming year are the totally tempting style choice for a unique or low-key bride.


Meghan Markle (now the Duchess of Sussex) confirmed it when she too opted for an embellishment free, Givenchy gown. You can have a simple and classic wedding dress that looks both timeless and modern.

Even Laure de Sagazan, the princess of lace, has opted for a pared back offering for the coming year in 2019. Don't worry, she still has plenty of insanely gorgeous lace options - however if you are wanting pure and simple, we still have a selection for you!

Margaux Tardits "Las Pozas" Gown


For those of you looking for embellishment that isn't beading, and perhaps you don't really want lace either. Don't despair! The French are at the forefront of fabric technologies and this includes embroidery and applique techniques giving an all-over embellished effect for a bold and striking look.

For a captivating, fashion forward wedding dress don't go passed these amazing designs.

Margaux Tardits Australia Majorelle 2019 swallow gown


Also known in the French world as Le Combinaison (we like this term a lot better!)

If you're foregoing a big ceremony for an intimate get together or elopement or just aren't into dresses, we've got you covered. Jumpsuits and pantsuits are comfortable, figure flattering and totally on trend.

Pants paired with a romantic lace top is dressy enough for a modern ceremony, while a tailored white pantsuit is perfect for more casual nuptials.

Laure de Sagazan "BECK" Combinaison

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