2011 Trends

2011 brings a variety of non-white wedding gowns where bridesmaid dresses have burst with colour! Trending now is two opposing colour themes; bright vs. vintage.

The bright colours we’ll be seeing are apple green, mauve, hot pink, lilac, coral, red, violet purple and yellow. The vintage colours we’ll see are earthy tones such as mocha, gold, orange, gray taupe and various shades of green.

If you go with an off-white gown be sure to compliment yourself with vintage colours for your bridesmaids. However, if you go for the white, vamp it up with bright colours for your ladies.

Knee-length to mid shin dresses are the big for 2011 for bridesmaids which means their will be a bit more skin than usual. Plan your bridesmaid colour around your ladies, keeping in mind their skin tones and hair colours. You don’t want a bad combo to throw off your whole vibe at the alter.

Necklines and texture are going to have your head spinning. There are your staples, strapless and sweetheart but also trending are asymmetrical necklines. These are anything from one shoulder to off the shoulder dresses, you’ll see a wide variety from this category. You will not find your self bored with your options this year, especially since there are hot new styles taking over. 2011 will see a lot of large floral appliqués that can be absolutely stunning on an asymmetrical gown as well as tulle overlays which amp up the romance factor, making them even softer and dreamier-looking. There will be a lot of lace as well as a shift from beaded design to crystal embellishments and all around massive texture.

2011 is definitely trending styles that give the little extra that turns a classic dress into a fabulous unforgettable gown.

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