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Spring Wedding Dress Trends: Q&A with Helena Couture

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Here at QB, we love spring weddings and all the gorgeous, feminine wedding dress trends that the season brings. We’ve asked Helena Karkovic from multi-award winning bridal designer Helena Couture Designs for her top tips for getting the perfect, on-trend spring wedding look.

What emerging trends have you noticed for spring wedding dresses?

“Brides are becoming more daring and going for dresses that are showing more skin in soft, floaty semi-to-transparent dresses. They’re also looking for a dress with a very low or plunging neckline to the front, back or both. Texture, deconstruction, layers, movement and 3D is big – so as I am tactile myself, I am in my element with design ideas!

The Poppy gown from Helena Couture Designs

The Poppy gown from Helena Couture Designs

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The Jessica gown from Helena Couture Designs

Sleeves or no sleeves?

“I’m seeing a lot of brides choose gowns that either have some sort of sleeve or strap and move away from strapless gowns.”

The Brittany gown from Helena Couture Designs

The Brittany gown from Helena Couture Designs

The Marianna gown from Helena Couture Designs

The Marianna gown from Helena Couture Designs

Lace was a big style trend in winter for wedding gowns – do you think this will stay in spring?

“Lace is still a popular design feature for brides at the moment, especially lace with a bit of noticeable texture.”

Mandy from Helena Couture Designs

The Mandy gown from Helena Couture Designs

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What styles or shapes do you recommend for spring?

“I like to design a bride’s dress to suit her figure, shape, price bracket, colour palette, personality, wedding style, detail and season in that order. So I try to take the season into account, but it is not as important as the figure, shape and personality of the bride wearing her dress.”

The Florabella gown from Helena Couture Designs

The Florabella gown from Helena Couture Designs

The Kirstin gown from Helena Couture

The Kirstin gown from Helena Couture

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