Bows and Bridal Ballgowns Are Back
With everyday life edging back to normalcy, trends for 2023 are pointing to the return of large-scale weddings and glamorous statements. On the runways of New York Bridal Fashion Week, we saw the classics make a comeback in ballgowns and bows! Designers like Ines Di Santo, Elie Saab, and Monique Lhuillier showcased voluminous ballgown wedding dresses, and Peter Langner and Viktor & Rolf took it a step further adding couture bow detailing.
What these red-carpet styles told us—it’s time for grand gowns and grand weddings. These are some of the bold bridal dresses that have just arrived at Fantastic Finds for your big day.
For the clean traditional look, matte mikado ballgowns are the go-to. These minimalist wedding dresses nod to the glamour of Old Hollywood.
Style 1454 — Off-the-shoulder straps dip down into a flattering sweetheart neckline and fitted bodice with architectural contour seaming and bow belt detail to highlight the figure. In the back, a luxe V-back detail meets a row of fabric-covered buttons for a timeless touch to this modern wedding dress. From the detachable bow belt, a lustrous skirt with an alluring side slit shows off the ivory silk zibeline fabric and completes this stunning A-line silhouette. This couture gown is available in plus sizes.
Style 7601+ — Luminous ivory matte mikado drapes the form in a sleek A-line silhouette that starts with the strapless sweetheart neckline of the bodice. Tapered at the waist is a chic detachable bow detail for a touch of sophistication, as the button-back detail adorns the length of the dress all the way to the edge of its full train for a contemporary update to traditional bridal fashion. This wedding gown is available in plus sizes.
Style D3460 — Wide-set straps add effortless support and sweetly frame the back of the gown. At the sides, chic cutouts are completed with illusion tulle for easy support. The skirt is subtly voluminous and features pockets. The striking slit down the side of the dress gives this gown a final jaw-dropping moment, providing a chic, sexy look while giving the gown extra movement. For a final bridal touch, timeless fabric-covered buttons trail all down the skirt to the hem of the train. This gown will make your walk down the aisle simply unforgettable.
These princess-inspired lace ballgowns capture the essence of grace and whimsical wonder. For the bride dreaming of her own fairytale, these dresses are worthy of a happily ever after.
Style D3402 — Floral spaghetti straps seamlessly mesh into a lace-covered bodice with an organic lace edge and an alluring sweetheart neckline. With hints of sparkling sequins, this magical ballgown gathers at the natural waist before unfolding into a voluminous skirt with layers of delicate glitter tulle and a gorgeous layered train. This wedding dress is also available in plus sizes.
Style 1517 — An allover 3D floral lace embellishes this stunning A-line wedding dress from the high illusion mock neckline and long sheer sleeves to the full and structured skirt. The sheer lace bodice reveals a flattering sweetheart neckline with corset boning detail underneath. With a touch of classic grace, a row of fabric-covered buttons starts at the high neckline, trace the back bodice and flow down the length of the skirt.
Style 7646 — Sheer and delicate off-the-shoulder tulle straps meet a softly scooped neckline and corset-style bodice of traditional floral. From the contoured and slightly dropped waist, full and voluminous layers of sparkling tulle gather and float away from the body to create a gorgeous ballgown. This wedding gown is also available in plus size.
TIERED & TEXTURED TULLE
Turn up the volume and drama with these beautiful ballgown skirts.
Style 1531 — A plunging deep V-neckline outlined in feathery tulle ruffles starts from the gathered tulle shoulder straps and finishes at the belted natural waistline, mirroring the deep V-back detail and angled plunging side cutout plunges of the bodice. Delicate waves of hand-worked tulle and soft textured floral detailing created with superior craftsmanship, combine for a showstopping voluminous ballgown skirt with shimmering sparkling tulle underneath, forming an epic long train to make a glamorous couture fashion statement.
Style LE1219 — The strapless sweetheart bodice is accented with a plunging neckline and ethereal gathered tulle to complement the allover 3D floral lace appliqués throughout. In the back, the sheer bodice highlights the corset-style construction and delicate floral details while featuring a row of elegant fabric-covered buttons. This luxe couture wedding dress is made complete with an opulent ballgown skirt adorned with ruffled tulle and floral accents for a bridal look of handcrafted luxury.
Style 1442 — This is a romantic layered tulle wedding dress of soft floral lace and intricate beading. Sparkling beaded spaghetti straps attach to a sheer corset-style bodice with an alluring sweetheart neckline and subtle illusion plunge. A deep V-back detail meets a row of fabric-covered buttons for a discreet and elegant touch. For an enchanting finish, a flattering princess waistline flows into voluminous cascading tiers of tulle embellished with sparkling sequins and 3D floral appliqués to complete this couture ballgown wedding dress.
SHIMMER & SPARKLE
Add the shine with glitter tulle, sequins, and sparkle.
Style 7633+ — Delicate leafy lace straps grace the shoulders to meet a sweetheart neckline bodice that can also be worn strapless with its simple detachable straps. Painted with sparkles in every inch, the semi-sheer bodice opens into a full A-line skirt of luminous glittering tulle adorned by cascading eaves of beaded lace accents. Layers of sparkling tulle add a captivating finish to this ultra-romantic plus-size wedding dress.
Style LE1117 — This ballgown will take your breath away. An overall floral style, this gown is perfect for the romantic dreamer with a love for modern luxury. Sheerness in the bodice reveals an exposed boning detail creating a corset-inspired effect, while drapey, off-the-shoulder straps bring the romance. The voluminous skirt and extra-long train feature a myriad of 3D elements and layers of net fabric for decadence and movement, while lace appliqués and soft tulle over a luxe sparkle fabric layer add dimension and shine. Adjust the volume to your liking with the adjustable hoop petticoat, and make the look your own with the optional tulle streamers for added texture and flair. This gown is available in plus sizes.
Style D3711 — This glamorous ballgown brings sparkle to a whole new level with an intricate allover patterned glitter tulle and allover beaded sequin lace over layers of shimmering glitter tulle. Beaded spaghetti straps grace the shoulder, twisting in the front and splitting in the back to create a dazzling display. The V-neckline bodice is covered in embellished lace and fitted to perfection before elegantly dissolving into the voluminous skirt. At the waist, soft pleats of lace, organza, and glittering tulle unfold to create a full ballgown skirt of royal proportions. This wedding gown is also available in plus sizes.
Bows can come in various sizes and statements, from big and bold to sweet and simple. But whatever your preference, bows are back!
No matter what your wedding style or preference is, at Fantastic Finds, we are here to make your bridal dream a reality. Your wedding day is special, and the moments leading up to it should be special too.