With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding on the horizon, we suspect ballgowns will be the wedding dress of choice for even more brides around the world. Designers who showcased their latest 2019 collections at New York Bridal Fashion Week had several incredible couture bridal ballgowns gracing the runways – all, glamorous and regal enough to make any bride look like a member of the royal family. Here’s a dozen of our favorites.
An exquisite ballgown silhouette with a sleeves, scoop-neckline, and full train covered in intricate beading and embroidery.
A corseted bodice and plumed neckline bring a coquettish twist to a traditional wedding dress shape.
Dramatic lace is juxtaposed with an understated bodice.
Transform into a modern-day Cinderella with this off-shoulder masterpiece with full ball skirt.
Playful tiers of tulle and a peplum waist create a playful, yet dreamy bridal ballgown.
A glittering picture of romance, this ballgown from Galia Lahav’s aptly named collection – Queen of Hearts – is perfect for princess brides.
Ines di Santo
Ines Di Santo’s answer to bridal ballgowns for 2019 is an ethereal “something blue.”
The understated elegance of this wedding dress is made even more timeless with a pair of elbow-length gloves.
Ralph & Russo
Gorgeous lace textures with a matching veil will have brides looking like a Spanish monarch. Meghan Markle is also expected to be donning a Ralph & Russo gown for her big day, as the duo designed her official engagement dress.
For brides who see the world through rose-colored glasses, Vera Wang’s pink tulle ballgown offers a romantic splash of color.
Alluding to the tiered petticoats of southern belles, this gown boasts eye-catching volume, tempered by modern minimalism and a structured finish.
Ziad Nakad’s stunning bridal ballgown is enough to transform any wedding into the ultimate royal event.