Off-the-shoulder necklines were a natural progression for many bridal designers like , Oscar de la Renta, who sadly we lost last year. In previous seasons one-shoulder, illusion, and cap-sleeves took control of the runways. This time, the romantic draped shoulder shined. It's a great option for brides who want a sleeve, but don't want to look too covered. Can you say modern-day Belle?
Next, new colors emerged in many of our favorite dressmakers presentations (hello, Monique Lhuillier). Blues, grays, and even mint green creations stole the spotlight from the blush, ivory, and of course, white gowns we're accustomed to seeing.