Wedding Dress Trend Alert: Mermaid Silhouettes

September 22nd, 2022 Wedding Ideas, Tips and Inspiration

Mermaid Wedding Dress Styles - An Ongoing Trend

The mermaid silhouette has been a popular wedding gown silhouette option for many years, and the style isn’t losing any steam. Brides are still all about this feminine, fitted design, and we understand why this trend is not slowing down. Along with other timeless designs like the ball gown and A-line silhouettes, we believe the mermaid will soon be considered a classic. 

A mermaid bridal gown flawlessly hugs the hip area and accentuates natural curves before flaring out around the knee area creating the ‘mermaid’ look. This is the optimal silhouette for any bride looking to flaunt an emphasized hourglass figure. However, not all dresses of this design are created the same. Here at Val Stefani we have styles with various features and embellishments to create a wide range of different bridal looks. 

From long sleeve gowns to all-over lace, our collection of mermaid dresses is extensive. We put together a few of our favorite options to help provide some inspiration. 

3 Mermaid Style Wedding Gown Ideas 

Our beautiful style ELSA is an ideal mermaid wedding gown that features a breathtaking drop waist meant to highlight one’s natural curves. The beaded lace and tulle design includes stunning cap sleeves, a unique portrait neckline with an illusion inset, and an illusion low back. The gown is covered in embroidered lace appliques along with pearls, glass beads, seed beads, and sequins that blend together to create an elegant sparkle. The mermaid silhouette flares out into a dramatic cathedral train that is sure to make a bold statement as you walk down the aisle.

CARMEN is a Gatsby inspired mermaid silhouette bridal gown crafted with floral Art Deco lace. This luxurious gown is dripping with sparkles from the crystals, rhinestones, and tonal beading found throughout the design. The sweetheart neckline and swag sleeves combine perfectly to show off the shoulders and highlight the décolletage area. The revealing open back flawlessly flows into a semi-cathedral train with a beautiful scalloped hem. This gown is complete with a blooming floral pattern found throughout the lace fabric. 

Style TIFFANY features a unique flowing line design that draws the eye up and down. This lace mermaid wedding dress is inspired by European fashion. The design includes floral lace straps that lead into a deep V-neckline with an illusion inset. The open back is made a bit more modest with a sheer covering that includes delicately placed buttons. The unlined bodice is covered in embroidered lace appliques and is designed to reveal just a bit of skin. This romantic gown is sure to make your significant other swoon on your big day. 

Final Words

This silhouette remains popular because it flatters many different body types and is found in designs ranging from minimalist to extravagant. To browse more beautiful mermaid bridal gowns explore our Val Stefani couture Bridal Collection. Begin your journey in becoming a Val Stefani bride and find an authorized retailer near you to check out the gowns for yourself!

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