Unveiling Contemporary Bridal Fashion Trends

15th May 2024

Hey there, brides-to-be and wedding enthusiasts! Are you ready to dive into the enchanting world of contemporary bridal trends? In a kaleidoscope of lace-trimmed dreams and modern minimalist visions, the realm of wedding trends is never-ending. Let’s break down the most captivating trends gracing the aisles in 2024 and how these can be combined with your personal style.


This year, soft pastels have risen to the forefront of the wedding scene. Pairing pastel hues with delicate floral motifs creates an ethereal and romantic feel. You may like a bold statement gown, alternatively if you prefer a more subtle pop of colour, why not elevate your ensemble with pastel accessories?

pastel blue ruffle wedding gown paired with Di Hassall shoes

Minis & Party Dresses

Hemlines have been on the way up for a while now, but this wedding season showcases cute, short wedding dresses in every fabric, from sumptuous guipure lace, to elegant silk satin.

If a long dress is what you have envisioned for your wedding ceremony, a short dress could be the perfect answer for your hen weekend, or wedding after party. Whatever your budget, there are so many beautiful short dresses on the market.

Cute mini wedding dress paired with Di Hassall custom wedding shoes based in the Cotswolds

Oversized Florals

Oversized floral prints have blossomed into a perennial favourite in the world of fashion. It is no secret that here at Di Hassall, we love a floral print! With oversized florals on everything from wedding dresses, flower crowns, shoes and veils. Florals can be worn in so many forms, from delicate pastel prints, to heavily embellished embroideries in bold colours.

Sophia Bush, floral wedding dress

Pearls, Pearls & More Pearls

Pearls are the epitome of elegance and have been for decades. Popularised by icons such as Queen Elizabeth 1 and Coco Chanel, pearls are associated with luxury and glamour. Previously worn in a traditional form of earrings or a necklace, there are so many ways to incorporate pearls into your look such as embellished dresses and  shoes. If you don’t feel like going all out with a pearly dress you could simply elevate your look with a chunky pearl headband or even with a spray of pearls in your floral bouquet.

pearl wedding shoes and veil
Photography Charlene Webb


Wedding styling is all about personality, after all your wedding day is all about you and your partner. The dress or ensemble you choose should enhance your unique style and personality so you feel like your best self! Custom options have never been more popular with embroidery, unique fabric choices  and personalised monograms being just a few of the ways that brides are making their dresses one-of-a-kind. The joy of walking down the aisle in a gown that truly feels like “you” is an experience that cannot be underrated.

pearl and feather wedding shoes
Photography Captured by Roxy

And it’s not just dresses! Almost every element of your wedding can be personalised from your veil to your shoes, your invites to your first dance, it’s all about the two of you, so make it personal. There are so many amazing options available to you, even down to the napkins at your wedding dinner!

beautiful wedding table decor, personalised

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