Our Favorite Wedding Dresses from 2017

From lush tulle skirts, intricate lace and illusion necklines, to delicate beading and more — we’ve seen a plethora of gorgeous gowns this year! Last year, we saw many brides start to incorporate colors into their gowns — some where subtle, others were downright bold… Keeping that trend going (and then going above and beyond!) we’re sharing our favorite wedding dresses of 2017! These gowns were the most pinned, most loved on Instagram (including our most loved photo, EVER), and our overall faves…

What trends did you notice in 2017 + where do you think 2018 will go with them? What was your favorite dress this year? In no particular order, we’re highlighting our favorite dresses from the year:

1. This Flowing Wedding Dress with a Beaded Bodice

dress by Hayley Paige from Anna Be from this Intimate Big Sur Beach Wedding — Planned in 90 Days! // photo by Cassie Rosch

2. This Ethereal Lace and Gray Tulle Combo

dress by Mignonette Bridal Atelier from this Modern + Moody Wedding Inspiration Featuring a Gray Tulle Skirt // photo by Studio 29 Photography + design

3. This Minimalistic + Sleek Off-the-Shoulder Gown

dress by Houghton NYC from this Minimalist + Sleek Wedding in the Texas Hill Country // photo by Nichols Photographers

4. This Stunning Blush Mermaid Gown that Inspired the Rest of the Wedding!

dress by Vera Wang from this The Bride Wore a Stunning Blush Dress at this Industrial Modern Wedding // photo by Chaz Cruz Photographers

5. This Ridiculously Cool + Creative Hand-Painted Rainbow (Our Most-Loved Photo, EVER!)

dress designed by Tiff Manuell, handmade by Patricio Banados Valenzuela from this The Bride Wore a Hand-Painted RAINBOW Wedding Dress // photo by Alex Kwong Photography

6. This Unique Gown Featuring Flowing Florals

dress by Inmaculada Garcia from this Bold + Romantic Barcelona Wedding Reception with a Floral Dress // photo by Hannah Leigh Photography

7. This Dress That Will Leave You Starry-Eyed

dress by Natalie Wynn Design from this This Dress Will Take You To the STARS! // photo by Evelyn Eslava Photography

8. This Bespoke Western + Victorian-Inspired Gown

dress by Rubén Hernández from this A Step Back in Time: Victorian Old West Wedding Inspiration // photo by Pablo Laguia

9. This Moody All Black Tulle Wedding Dress

dress by Sweet Caroline from this Moody Victorian-Inspired Elopement at the Pharmacy Museum in New Orleans // photo by Hannah McSwain

10. This Bell Sleeve Lace Number Fit for a Boho Queen

dress by Alexis – WHITE LACE LUXE DRESS from Rent the Runway from this Drenched in the Summer Sun: Dreamy Lace + Floral-Filled Bridal Inspiration // photo by Russell Heeter Photography

11. This Tulle Skirt with a Beaded Lace Bodice

dress by Miss Hayley Paige from JLM Couture from this Moody Figueroa Mountain Wedding with Copper + Gold Tones // photo by Tyler + Katie Branch

12. This All Lace Cape That Will Make You Want to Wear a Wedding Cape

dress from Kleinfeld Bridal from this Moody Bohemian-Inspired Coastal Wedding in Northern California // photo by India Earl Photography

13. These Gorgeous Gowns + The Latest Trend: Bridal Hats!

dresses by JLM Boutique and Lovely Bride from this Trending Now: Modern Bridal Hats for Your Wedding Day // photos by Jordan Voth

14. This Peachy Keen Two-Piece Dress

 pink skirt from Chantel Lauren from this Feelin’ Peachy: Modern Wedding Inspiration in a Greenhouse // photo by Sarah Libby Photography

15. This Custom Gown Fit for a Goddess

dress by Melissa Glenn Designs from this Romantic, Regal + Intimate Joshua Tree Wedding // photo by India Earl Photography

16. This Crochet Dress with All the Fringe

dress by Rue de Seine from this Her Boho Meets His Traditional For a Stylish Seattle Wedding // photo by Jordan Voth

17. This Cotton Candy Dress Full of Whimsy + Delight

dress by My Wony Bridal from this Quirky Wedding at Big Daddy’s Antiques with a Custom Beer Bar // photo by Mary Costa Photography

18. Our Lovers Society X Green Wedding Shoes Gowns That Are Absolutely Swoon-Worthy

dresses by Lovers Society X Green Wedding Shoes available exclusively at Lovely Bride from this Introducing the Lovers Society X Green Wedding Shoes Wedding Dress Collection!! // photo by Jordan Zobrist

We’re oohing + aweing (over and over and over again)… So, did your favorite dress from 2017 make the list?! What trends are you absolutely loving + what ones do you think should be retired? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

Want to see more dresses featured on GWS from the past year? Check out our Brides Gallery for more inspiration! Stop by later this week to see our favorite bouquets from 2017!

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