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Weddings Haute Couture Creations To Inspire Your Search For The Perfect Gown

Haute Couture Creations To Inspire Your Search For The Perfect Gown

Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP
By AFP
July 11, 2018
Paris haute couture week 2018, which closed last week, showcased a fantastic selection of couture wedding gowns that are likely to spark the imaginations of brides-to-be the world over.

From voluminous silhouettes and intricate embroidery to spring-like hues, flowers, sheers and long trains, here's a look at some of the most magnificent and theatrical wedding gowns unveiled during the fall/winter 2018-2019 haute couture shows

Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP
Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP

This particularly imposing wedding gown from Elie Saab matches architectural lines with embroidery and three-dimensional elements. 

(Related: Elie Saab Bridal Is Unveiled)

Photo: Courtesy of Schiaparelli; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture
Photo: Courtesy of Schiaparelli; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture

Schiaparelli's wedding dress was blooming with flowers and embroideries. 

(Related: Schiaparelli and Iris van Herpen Break the Rules at Haute Couture Week)

Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP
Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP

Although not officially the show's wedding gown, this final white, voluminous silhouette was one of the most spectacular creations in the Giambattista Valli collection. The gown is finished with a bow, a recurring detail in this couture collection. 

(Related: “Giambattista Valli Designed My Wedding Dress”)

Photo: Courtesy of Galia Lahav; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture
Photo: Courtesy of Galia Lahav; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture

The Galia Lahav bridal gown stood out with its voluminous size, its waterfall of frills, and its grey tones. 

(Related: Wedding Gowns For A Dramatic Entrance)

Photo: Olivier Saillant/Chanel; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture
Photo: Olivier Saillant/Chanel; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture

Chanel's bride stood out from the crowd in a streamlined wedding outfit featuring a slit skirt, in pale green tweed, worn with a fitted jacket embroidered with a leaf motif. 

(Related: Step Inside A Chanel Métiers D'Art, Where Haute Couture Magic Happens)

Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP
Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP

Zuhair Murad channelled imperial style with a wedding gown combining several of the show's Russian inspirations. This gave rise to a sumptuous dress embellished with embroideries and a cape. 

(Related: 6 Stunning Wedding Gowns From Zuhair Murad)

Photo: Courtesy of Vacheron Alain; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture
Photo: Courtesy of Vacheron Alain; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture

The voluminous and slightly see-through bridal gown at Stéphane Rolland is made from white and crystal organza. 

(Related: Stéphane Rolland On Sensuality and Style Icons)

Photo: Courtesy of Jean Paul Gaultier; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture
Photo: Courtesy of Jean Paul Gaultier; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture

As part of the designer's smoking-themed show, this organza Jean Paul Gaultier wedding gown is inspired by a wispy cloud of cigarette smoke. 

(Related: Jean Paul Gaultier To Launch A Range Of Chic Wallpapers)

Photo: Guillame Roujas/NOWFASHION; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture
Photo: Guillame Roujas/NOWFASHION; only for fall/winter 2018 Haute Couture

The spectacular couture wedding gown from Georges Hobeika.

(Related: Paris Haute Couture Week 2018: Day 1)

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Weddings Paris Haute Couture Week haute couture bridal couture couture weddings wedding gowns bridal gowns Schiaparelli Georges Hobeika Giambattista Valli Chanel Stéphane Rolland Elie Saab Galia Lahav Jean Paul Gaultier Zuhair Murad

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