The Spring 2018 couture shows in Paris sent out plenty of bridal inspo that'll look great the fashion-forward bride.
Instead of the more conventional tea dress, get your ROM outfit to work harder - consider styles you can wear after the big day! Black accents or accessories (more inspiration here!) also lend an striking and edgy contrast to your bridal look. From left: Chanel and Giambattista Valli Spring 2018 Haute Couture/ Showbit Floaty overskirts give extra wedding-worthy dreaminess to sexy mini dresses so you get the best of both worlds. Images: Chanel Spring 2018 Haute Couture/Showbit We can never tire of high low hems and overlays when it comes to dishing out girlish charm, especially with clouds of tulle. You'll be looking like a dream in these billowy confections as you breeze down the aisle. Bonus point: They make your gams look extra long and svelte. Images: Giambattista Valli and Chanel Spring 2018 Haute Couture/Showbit Midi dresses are perfect for exuding sophisticated and feminine elegance. Midis in sheer layers and decadent details? Sexy and graceful. See also: 10 PRETTY PASTEL WEDDING DRESSES THAT’LL HAVE YOU FEELING LIKE A PRINCESS Images: Dany Atrache, Georges Hobeika, Ralph & Russo Spring 2018 Haute Couture/Showbit Skirts and dresses are great, but there's nothing like a playsuit or a shorts-and-top ensemble to look every part the effortlessly chic bride! Plus, they're fabulous for ease of movement. For a dressier look, think lustrous fabrics like satin or silk, glittering embellishments and elegant prints. Here's our guide to common wedding dress fabrics. Images: Giorgio Armani Prive Spring 2018 Haute Couture/Showbit Shorts too casual? Add a overlay or train for extra wedding-worthy oomph. See also: GRAND, DRAMATIC AND ROMANTIC: 17 GLAMOROUS WEDDING DRESSES WITH TRAINS WE LOVE Images: Stephane Rollane and Elie Saab Spring 2018 Haute Couture/Showbit