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7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides

You’ve waited for a whole year or more to have your wedding. You even had to put off attending dress fitting with your family and girlfriends. A time that brides look forward to sharing with those that are dear to you. So, do you have any idea what type of dress you’d like to wear on your wedding day? If not, no worries. We’ve compiled a list of 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides.


Wedding Dress Trends for 2021
7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021 - Photo Credit: Gavin Penor


1. Capes


I know this is something that you probably never even considered but capes are becoming a more sought-after item on our 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides. These ever trending cape veils can be worn in place of the more traditional veils that we've grown accustomed to, and there is no sacrifice when it comes to style. Think of this as a more modern spin to a veil.



2. Short Dresses


There are lots of brides choosing to opt-out of the traditional long wedding dress and would rather take that walk down the aisle in a beautiful short wedding dress. Short wedding dresses also made our list of 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides and have become very popular in virtual and micro-weddings especially if you've had to postpone your larger wedding ceremony to a later date. The short wedding dress option allows you to look beautiful for the more intimate wedding while preserving your other gown for the larger wedding.



3. The Square Neck


This retro-style neckline has made a comeback when it comes to our list of 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides. If you're undecided on the type of neckline that will best complement your collarbone, don't sleep on this flattering style.



4. The Big Bow


Also on our 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides is the trendy big bow. Wedding dresses are boasting this trend on the back, shoulders, and waistlines of some beautiful gowns.



5. Ruffles, Ruffles, and More Ruffles


The more exaggerated the ruffles more trending when it comes to choosing a wedding dress that has ruffles. Ruffles can complement many different styles of dresses such as the mermaid style. Also, ruffles are a great way to embellish your dress and provide very feminine detailing.



6. Off the Shoulders


If you're looking for a classic look, then choosing a wedding dress that's off the shoulders is a great way to complement your style. Off the shoulder dresses with puffy or ballooned sleeves are also on our 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides.



7. The High Low


For the bride that chooses a more modern look, you can’t go wrong with the high-low wedding dress. Showing off your legs and fabulous stilettos from the front and a classy look from the rear. It’s sure to make a statement of boldness for your 2021 wedding. Your wedding photographer will have lots of fun with this one.



If you would like to learn more about 7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2021: A Guide for Chicago Brides, contact us to speak to one of our wedding planners.