2020 hasn't been a great year for weddings—or anything else, for that matter—with nuptials cancelled and downsized due to social distancing measures, but perhaps we can look towards a hopeful 2021. We see this hopefulness translated into the gorgeous dresses by bridal designers at the virtual Bridal Fashion Week Fall 2021, either by embracing the rise of micro-weddings and elopements with practical and minimalist designs or by creating an outlet for escapism with dramatic silhouettes and ethereal details.
Read on for some of the key wedding dress trends we've picked out for 2021.
See also: 8 Of The Biggest Wedding Trends For 2021
1. Statement sleeves
Already a trend since fall 2020, statement sleeves continue to fascinate bridal designers for fall 2021, in the form of off-the-shoulder bishop sleeves at Lee Grebenau, as well as dramatic tulle shrugs at Halfpenny London. And if you are afraid of making the commitment, Anne Barge’s rendition offers detachable sleeves to change up your look.