The haute couture season offers arguably the most extravagant and flamboyant events on the fashion calendar. It comes as no surprise to learn therefore that Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week’s reputation for spectacular design makes it a source of inspiration for brides.
Showstopping dresses have long been at the core of the haute couture collections. Each garment is made to order and made to measure, with extravagant creations adorned and embellished with everything from Swarovski crystals to pearls and feathers. Here, we take a look at the top wedding gowns seen on the catwalks – a highlight of the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. Future brides will find much to inspire them in the season’s most opulent collections. Those who are searching for something classic should look to Armani Prive’s satin strapless number or to Chanel, where designer Virginie Viard offered a classic white strapless dress paired with a sheer blue coat. Ralph & Russo and Ziad Nakad were among the labels proving bigger is better, with showstopping gowns that swept down the catwalk. Discover the best bridal moments from the haute couture autumn/winter 2019 collections here.