There is no doubt winter is a hopeless romantic. After all winter it isn't just a season, it is a celebration, and what better way to capture the beauty and wonderment of winter than by the celebration of a winter wedding in the most timeless winter wedding dresses of all time.
This season the trends that took over the runways featured stunning wedding classics masked in regality. From queenly Victorian collar style dresses to overskirts and monarch style capes to ethereal lace and sparkling beadwork, winter brides are those making the most coveted and bold regal-like entrance. Let's take a look at 13 of the most striking winter wedding dresses poised to make a fairytale winter wonderland wedding.
It is no wonder this timeless look on Grace Kelly and her glamorous wedding is still the most talked about 60 years after making its debut and the look that inspired Kate Middleton's dress on her Royal wedding. The Victorian or high and mighty neck collar look was a trend that took over the runways this year. Ersa Atelier's beautiful and lush embellished long sleeved airy gown combined with a statement cathedral veil is a perfect match for a winter wedding.
A high neckline combined with the undeniable magnificence of a cape is sure to make heads turn at a winter wedding. Perhaps the designers most noted for this pioneering look this year is the team behind Ralph & Russo whose cape gowns are the perfect completion to a glamorous winter wedding and will keep you warm as you walk down the glittering isle and say "I do" to the man of your dreams.
Another remarkable piece by Ralph & Russo and winter ready wedding dress is this silk flowered and feathered ruffle dress whose crystal and pearl embellished bodice is bound to make the most glamorous entrance any crowd has ever seen.
This most stunning piece by Ines Di Santo, the Jules, has winter wonderland princess written all over it. A winter wedding dress with a sheer plunging neckline and intricate details adorning the entire dress from front to back spell a fairytale winter wedding.
Zuhair Murad, the designer whose pioneering dresses have adorned the red carpets among celebrities like Taylor Swift and Beyonce, now delivers a bridal collection just as stunning as the gowns worn by stars. Murad was the first designer to master the sculptural pleated overskirt, a trend taking over this seasons runways. This dress is not for the faint hearted bride however, it is specially designed for the dramatic bride, the one ready to make a grand entrance.
Adorned with intricate beading, lush embroideries and romantic lacework, this dress by Temperley London is a perfect match for the bohemian bride on her winter wedding day.
Elie Saab's ethereal and fairytale creations are now available in a bridal collection. This striking winter wedding dress from his latest bridal collection possesses an angelic tone and elegant femininity that'll leave the crowd breathless as she makes her entrance and walk to the altar.
What is specially striking about this dress by Ziad Nakad is the intricate and delicate embellished detail bestowing the illusion of frozen crystal florals thus awarding this dress a look perfect for a winter queen.
This slinky, curve hugging silhouette by Reem Acra is the perfect solution to a winter wedding. The off the shoulder embellished sleeves and ethereal lace bead work is incredibly stunning and will light up the bride on the altar.
This body skimming wedding dress by Monique Lhuillier, adorned with delicate blooms and an almost fuss free sheer bodice with embellished long sleeves, makes this astonishing gown the perfect bridal dress for winter.
Anne Barge is the designer behind this glamorous clean-lined wedding dress. Adorned with an illusion neckline and delicately feminine detailed long sleeves, this stylish winter wedding dress is harmonious and elegant in every way.
The jumpsuit is another wedding trend taking over the runways at Paris fashion week. Of course, this look as well as a winter wedding is not for the simple bride, as the jumpsuit is a stand out statement only indulged by bolder brides. This striking and intricate sparkled embroidered jumpsuit from Naeem Khan is exotic in its traditional Indian influenced patterns and design, perfect for the unique bride.
Historically seen as childlike, the frills and flounce detail has gotten a high fashion makeover with top designers such a Miu Miu and Salvator Ferragamo showcasing pieces with copious frills, meticulous flounce and dramatic ruffles. This stylish winter bridal gown by Houghton is ideal for the youthful bride.
What do you think? Do these winter wedding dresses embody the beauty and magic of winter and do they make you yearn for a fairytale winter wedding? Let us know in the comments below or share this post!