If you’re engaged, or maybe just love looking at wedding dresses, haute couture season is basically a week long source of endless dress inspiration. As models walk the runways in custom made couture designs, we watch on in envy as brand after brand present a serious slew of show-stopping gowns we’d die to wear. Among them, plenty of white dresses fit for a wedding.
From a breathtaking, hand-embellished metallic veil from Eli Saab to Chanel’s now-famous bride in a swimsuit, each designer showcased their best new bridal looks — with a bit of a twist. Whether they were deconstructed, tinged with finely lasered lace or dipped in shimmer, the potential wedding dresses on display all had an air of ethereality to them — conveyed through fabrics, cuts and accessories.
So, no matter what type of bride you are — Chanel swimsuit or Zuhair Murad fairy princess — the inspiration gathered from couture will suit every taste. Scroll down for our pick of the best, and get planning!