Gorgeous, elegant, and magical––the most exciting time of the year is here! New York Bridal Fashion Week is our favorite bi-annual event, featuring new collections from 21 of the world’s leading luxury dress designers. From Van Der Velde, Dana Harel, to Eisen Stein, this fall did not disappoint. These collections will set the tone for 2022 on all things fashion and accessories. You’ve got a front-row seat to Bridal Fashion Week. We’re featuring a special inside look at the standout collections and designs just for you!
Micheal Cho’s imagination was sparked by the hidden world of forest streams where life is nurtured amongst lush mossy banks. Amsale has reimagined the modern wedding gown with sweeping graceful silhouettes and patterns that emulate nature. “After more than a year of uncertainty and harsh realities in the wake of the pandemic, I wanted to bring to our brides a hopeful vision of renewed life and reinvigorated romance, like seedlings budding into a new world,” Cho says.
- Beautiful pleated tulle
- Whispering ethereal capes and trains
- Emotional and striking elements
Globally recognized as a leader in the world of couture bridal, Ines Di Santo's designs capture the essence of sophisticated feminine beauty. Her Spring 2022 Bridal Couture Collection has a Goddess theme that has glamorous elements of grace, nature, wisdom, and strength. We fell head over heels for this collection!
- Stunning swirl and bead embroidery
- Romantic femininity
- Showstopping elegance
We’re seeing a return to nature and earthy details, like fine floral lace and flowy silhouettes. As well as a Greek goddess theme––tapping into femme empowerment!
These high-end gowns are a fashion-forward breath of fresh air! Dana Harel is a leader in designing dresses that have intricate techniques and customized and avant-garde materials. This collection is so modern and chic––there’s a dress for every style and we can’t get enough of these gorgeous gowns!
- Elongating and flattering silhouettes
- Intricate patterns, details, and fabrics
- Clean and youthful
- Modern and unique styles for every personality and aesthetic
Innovation, excellence, and refinement are incorporated in every Peter Langner Italian collection. For 2022, the designs go beyond what’s conventional with artisanal craftsmanship, colors, shapes, and designs. These fun prints and cuts are for the bold at heart. These gowns will make you radiate and stand out on your special day!
- Colorful dresses and playful prints
- Traditional mixed with whimsical modern
- Diverse necklines and hems
"Fashion has infiltrated the bridal space and it’s not just a traditional look anymore. There’s an aura of cool modern experimentation now.” —Rachel Leonard, Editorial Director of Bridal Council
If you dream of attending a ball Bridgerton style, The Atelier Couture is for you! Professor Jimmy Choo OBE has designed for the late British Princess Diana among the other famous women. This jaw-dropping collection features full skirts, colorful lavish fabrics, and elegant beading–perfect for your own fairytale wedding!
- Glam meets vintage
- Extravagant beading and detailing
- Royal and regency inspired
The common thread running through Neta Dover’s wedding dress collections is elegance, glamour, and sophisticated style. Behind this lies meticulous and skilled workmanship with emphasis placed on perfect fit, structure, and proportion. We love the hints of seduction and romance in this line!
- Delicate and sexy
- Sheer and form-fitting
- Perfect proportions
We can’t keep our eyes off of these breathtaking gowns! Eisen Stein makes gowns that are made with high-quality materials: silk, Solstiss lace, and beaded fabrics, in addition to delicate, meticulous hand-made finishes: Swarovski stones, embroidery, and feathers. This collection is distinctly personal and romantic—truly a gift to anyone who lays eyes on them!
- Exquisite and refined details
- Fabric and sleeve versatility
- Comfortable and flattering
- Off white, cream, beige colors
“Everyone is ready to celebrate and have some luxury and glamour, but still be comfortable. All of these collections bring the glitz and glam but with an airy and effortless look, never compromising comfort,” says Rachel Silver from Love Stories TV. We’re also seeing dresses that can be taken apart for multiple parts of the wedding, offering lots of versatility!
Rivini’s iconic gowns always make an everlasting impression with their lavish fabrics and couture details. This collection makes us want to party in style! The modern and fun elements––like the puffy sleeves, pants, clean fabric––represent new beginnings and hope for the future.
- New era extravagance meets simplicity
- Bold regency sleeves
- Clean lines and shades
Travel back in time to the good old days of the glamorous Hollywood era and discover the reincarnation of one of the most elegant decades in the new Esposacouture collection, designed by Kristie Romanos. Every wedding dress incorporated tales a unique love story granting every bride the spotlight she deserves. We adore everything about this timeless collection!
- Playful and romantic
- Light and easy to wear
- Layers, ruffles, and abstract embroidery
This year’s Fall Bridal Fashion Week inspired us with its innovation, diverse designs and silhouettes, and most of all––its heart. All of the collections are full of striking beauty and we can’t wait to see these styles going down the aisle in the new year!
Hero photo courtesy of Galia Lahav x Tali Photography