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Just because a runway presentation is dubbed ready-to-wear, doesn't mean it can't be used as major wedding-dress inspo! Which is exactly why the Fall 2017 New York Fashion Week runways are giving us all sorts of bridal vibes. From Marchesa's light-as-air silk stunners to a gorgeous jumpsuit and silver-embellished feather-adorned gown, there's plenty of looks to covet for your big day.
Alongside enviably stylish street wears, for the Fall 2017 runways, designers showed dresses that could easily translate to the aisle. Layers were a major component, with many creating tiered, asymmetrical skirts or peplums. Necklines, just like in bridal, were another glorious play on the runways: Deep V's, frilly high necks, and swoon-worthy off-the-shoulder necklines enhanced their gown's silhouette.
Some of the designers that we loved were bridal standbys, like Marchesa, Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta and Naeem Khan, while others like Proenza Schouler, Rosie Assoulin and Brandon Maxwell, pleasantly surprised us with their wedding-worthy wears. Regardless, this array of stunning designs should prove one thing: Your wedding-day look is what you make it, and you can draw inspiration and find your gown anywhere!
Ready to get inspired? Read on for some seriously stunning dress inspiration!
Does Marchesa ever disappoint? The answer, as evidenced by this incredible ombré lace embroidered gown with a sheer neckline and skirt, is absolutely not.
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This pleat-sleeved sheath is giving off majorly powerful vibes. It's perfect for the modern bride who wants to make a strong style statement on her wedding day.
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Never one to shy away from the whimsical, Assoulin paired a somewhat retro silhouette with modern accoutrements (dried flowers and flora appliqués!).
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Oscar de la Renta
We'd walk down the aisle in this tomorrow if we could. It's sweet, modern, and oh-so-chic!
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The deepest of V's, illusion fabric, and a tiered skirt: This modern Proenza Schouler gown ticks off all of the trend boxes.
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This Carolina Herrera dress is fit for a dreamy garden wedding thanks to its modern high neck with a sheer fabrication and tiered skirt.
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We love that this look mixes vintage classics—fabric buttons, a pintucked bow, and fitted bodice—with a modern tiered skirt for the perfect pairing.
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From the feathers to the silver ombré embellishments, this gown is begging to be worn at a winter wonderland wedding.
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Cushnie et Ochs
An asymmetrical peplum top and matching pants are just the right look for a city bride or chic rehearsal dinner.
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Channel Beyoncé's goddess-like gold Grammys ensemble with this ornate embellished gown.
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