We’re so excited to begin our Best Of series for 2017! We’ll be revealing our picks for the best wedding details and moments from The Black Tie Bride submissions this year. You won’t want to miss all of the gorgeous details over the next few weeks! Want to see some of our picks from years past? We have the Best Of 2014, Best Of 2015, and Best Of 2016 you can browse. Enjoy!
ONE: Our first gown is a stunning a-line ballgown by Rosa Clara. We adore the gorgeous tulle and lace appliqués, and the beadwork is just so lovely. Oh, and that train?! It’s absolutely incredible! This is a wedding dress that is perfect for a bride who loves classic romance. Photo by Bethany and John Tibble with Beth Joy Photography. See more of this bridal gown in this classic old world elegance styled shoot.
TWO: This bridal gown from Brautgalerie Muenchen has amazing texture! We love the floral lace appliqués that run from neckline to train. The sheer details on the neckline and waist give a subtle sexy element to the look, while the keyhole back offers a sweetly romantic touch. This gown was perfect for a garden wedding! Photo by Christina & Eduard Photography. See more of this wedding dress in this romantic German garden wedding.
THREE: This trumpet gown from Rebecca’s Wedding Boutique is so romantic, it had to make our best of list! With gorgeous ruche detailing from bodice to mid-thigh and a layer of tulle on the skirt, the gown is both a stunning silhouette and perfectly romantic. The off-the-shoulder straps are the perfect detail to take the romance up a notch! Photo by Jessica & Sarah Photography. See more of this gown in this classic black tie wedding.
FOUR: This bridal gown features a stunning cape that infuses glamorous style with romance! We adore the lace details from head to toe on the gown, and the lace trim on the cape. This gown provides such a beautiful black tie style! Photo by Eze Amos Photography. See more of this gown in this glamorous black and white ballroom wedding.
FIVE: This gown by Maggie Sottero is absolutely beautiful! We love the column style with short train, and all of the lace appliqués and beading that cover the gown! Delicate cap sleeves and a large keyhole back complete the romantic and glamorous look. It’s perfect for any black tie bride, but especially for one that loves a vintage inspired style. Photo by Weston Bennett Photography. See more in this glamorous 1920s inspired Hollywood wedding.
SIX: This Pronovias gown is so sophisticated! We love the trumpet silhouette and classic, clean look. Short sleeves and an open back give this gown an elegant finishing touch. Photo by Heather Cook Elliott. See more in this sophisticated hotel wedding.
SEVEN: This bridal gown from Enuara Bridal has fantastic texture from top to bottom! We adore the way the textured pieces fall on the train and the way the neckline is embellished. This gown exudes elegance and sophistication! Photo by Julie Shuford. See more of this gown in this styled wedding shoot.
EIGHT: Another Pronovias gown makes our list for best bridal gowns with this chic style! The bodice is made up of illusion lace details, with an open back and delicate lace appliqués over the shoulders. It’s a gorgeous style! Photo by Tina Elizabeth Photography. See more in this chic New Jersey wedding.
NINE: This Legends by Romona Kevesa gown features a beautiful a-line silhouette and gorgeous tulle. We love the high illusion neckline made of tulle! It’s such a classic and elegant look! Photo by Kristy Roderick Photography. See more of this gown in this classic Southern outdoor wedding.
TEN: The incredible bodice and romantic skirt are why this Anna Campbell gown made our list! The beadwork has a glamorous vintage flair that we adore! Photo by Kellen Jacob Photography. See more in this romantic Alabama wedding.