Wedding dress trends in Spring 2014

From sexy backs to streamlined silhouettes, these haute looks stole the spotlight at the Spring 2014 bridal fashion shows.

Trend: Sleek and Modern
Several designers embraced a "less is more" philosophy this season, leading to the emergence of one of our favorite wedding dress trends for Spring 2014: sleek and modern. With hardly a bead or embellishment in sight, these four looks remain fresh, clean and even romantic thanks to the generous use of silk. "Brides who want to play up the minimalist vide can opt for a graphic accessory or a bold 

Trend: Crisscross Backs
Inspired by the open-back trend from Fall 2013, designers added a touch of drama for Spring 2014 in the shape of an "X." Graphic, bold and undeniably elegant (especially when done in Chantilly lace or accented with crystals), an open back is extremely sexy. Says Leonard, "it's also a great alternative to a strapless wedding dress."

Trend: Black and White
This two-tone trend is a chic and dramatic way to make your wedding dress even more formal. Scared to go all the way? Add a thin black sash or pair your gown with mod onyx accessories for a similar effect.
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