Rent the Runway
Instead of spending lots money on a dress that you’ll wear for one day, that will sit in your closet for years to cause clutter, try renting a dress from Rent the Runway. With Rent the Runway, stylists will help you find your perfect look, size, and fit. Explore thousands of runway styles created by the best designer brands. Rent the Runway will send your dress to you, you’ll try it on or exchange it if desired, wear it to the wedding, and you’ll send it back for free! Rent the Runway provides a pre-paid shipping label for you, to give you an easy return experience. Check out Rent the Runway by visiting www.renttherunway.com. Explore examples of designer styles from Rent the Runway below, along with 2019 wedding dress trends for you as the future bride or wedding guest.
The full figured ball gown is a traditional style that has always been in, and will never go out. You can never go wrong with a traditional dress style. Allow your traditional dress to make a statement, with a special 2019 bridal dress trend twist. Bright jewel-tones are in for 2019 bridal dresses. They complement many skin tones and figures.
DESIGNER BRAND: ML Monique Lhuillier
GARMENT: Raspberry Romance Gown
When a bride says yes, she may not say yes to a typical and traditional dress. The 2019 wedding jumpsuit and pantsuit trend also made its debut on the runway during Bridal Fashion Week. If pants are more your style than a dress, embrace this modern trend that is more comfortable! Jumpsuits and pantsuits can be paired with blazers, and are dance friendly for the reception.
DESIGNER BRAND: Monique Lhuillier
GARMENT: White Ruffle Jumpsuit
The bridal mini trend has made its debut on the bridal runways for 2019. Bridal minis resemble the look of a wedding dress mixed with an after-party look. They are more casual, comfortable, and easier to wear. Bridal minis are perfect for the bride that wants a more casual look. Bridal minis allow you to show off your legs, and a killer pair of heels or casual flats.
DESIGNER BRAND: Trina Turk
GARMENT: Catch the Wind Dress
The one-shoulder trend & slit trend are both in for 2019 bridesmaids dresses. The one-shoulder trend shows off the right amount of skin, to give an elegant and classic look. The slit trend shows some leg. Slits can be thigh high on the sides of a dress, or they can be located towards the front of a dress resembling a cut out style. Slits can be altered to reveal the desired amount of leg.
DESIGNER BRAND: Jay Godfrey
GARMENT: Lilac Alma Gown
Look for the 2019 popover bridesmaids dress trend. Popovers come in many different types of fabrics. A layer of fabric hangs over the bodice. This creates a relaxed feel to the dress, which is great for those who want a bohemian style wedding.
DESIGNER BRAND: STYLESTALKER
GARMENT: Teal Rory Dress
Mother of the Bride & Groom
For 2019, the mother of the bride and groom dress styles include the deep and rich hue trend. Deep and rich hues like merlot, purple, and sapphire blue will give a pop of color & a bit of drama to your look. These tones are very slimming, & can flatter the figure.
DESIGNER BRAND: Kay Unger
GARMENT: Navy Side Slit Cut Out Gown
Janae Thomas is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. She is passionate about writing, fashion, & the empowerment of women. Headshot by Robin Maxim.