By Daniela Degrassi
While Spring is taking its time to make an appearance, wedding blogs are blooming with new bridal Spring collections! I couldn’t but notice the lovely gowns BHLDN has just launched for the warmer, sunnier days ahead. All made of polyester blends, these gowns are not only affordable, but once again (like in last year’s collection) vegan-friendly too! We unveil all their 32 new looks that you can purchase directly from their online store, or find in your nearest Anthropologie store!
THE CARMEL GOWN
Textural appliques adorn the bodice and float down through the full skirt, crafted from layers of glitter tulle. A plunge neckline adds a sultry edge to the whimsical look, and a removable grosgrain belt defines the waist.
THE PEORIA GOWN
With a plunge neckline and body-hugging silhouette, this sultry gown is finished with a long row of covered buttons and a sweeping train. A stretch lining and bold medallion lace placed just-so make it endlessly flattering.
THE CAT GOWN
This sleek crepe sheath exclusively designed exclusively by Amy Kuschel features sheer long sleeves, crafted from Swiss-dot tulle. It’s an altogether lovely and classic look.
THE GARNER GOWN
A ruched sweetheart bodice tops this softly-hued ballgown, and a removable sash defines the waist. On the dramatic skirt, voluminous tulle tiers are accented with subtle stripe details. Designed by WTOO By Watters.
THE FELTON GOWN
Crafted from baroque lace, this body-skimming gown features a modified mermaid silhouette and classic strapless neckline. Designed by WTOO By Watters.
THE RICARDA GOWN
Lace appliques peek through layers of ethereal tulle, while a nude lining brings subtle color to this stunning ballgown. The sheer bodice is complete with a plunging neckline and low back for a sultry edge. Designed by Watters.
THE VALERA GOWN
A floral-embroidered bodice features a plunging neckline and sheer back for a stunning finish, but our favorite part of this show-stopping ballgown is its voluminous tiered skirt. Designed by WTOO By Watters.
THE CLAREMONT GOWN
This stunning gown truly has it all. Embroidered tulle tops a layer of Chantilly lace, a plunging neckline lends a sultry edge, and a beaded trim adds subtle sparkle. Designed by Whispers & Echoes.
THE QUILLEN GOWN
Botanical beading extends through the bodice to accentuate the waist, while a nude lining lends a two-tone quality to the ivory tulle skirt. The plunging neckline is finished with a sheer panel, and a row of covered buttons secure the low back. Designed by Whispers & Echoes.
THE CAINE GOWN
Exaggerated bell sleeves give boho vibes to this otherwise crisp crepe gown; the plunge neckline and open back feature mesh panels for subtle coverage. Designed by Watters.
THE DENVER GOWN
Floral embroidery covers the sweetheart bodice and and floats down the airy A-line skirt; lightweight tulle tops a stretch column slip. Designed by Whispers & Echoes.
THE CAIRO GOWN
A sheer lace bodice tops an airy chiffon skirt for a look that says “cool girl boho.” Subtle sequins, covered buttons, and a front slit complete the seemingly effortless look. Designed by Whispers & Echoes.
THE CAMPBELL TOP + SKIRT
Here’s a smart, re-wearable option. Crafted from textured lace, the fitted top features a scalloped hem and high-neckline paired with the body-skimming skirt with equally scalloped hem and waistline. Designed by Tadashi Shoji.
THE SANDRINE GOWN
A high neckline and cap sleeves top this body-hugging gown. Lace is placed just-so for a flattering finish, and the open back is complete with scalloped trim. Designed by WTOO By Watters.
THE WINSLET GOWN
A slim satin waistband defines an embroidered lace bodice and sleek crepe skirt; subtle beading, an illusion neckline and back, and a long row of covered buttons finish the feminine bodice. Designed by Jenny by Jenny Yoo.
THE ARBOR GOWN
Swiss dot tulle is bedecked with tiny pearls and a nude tulle layer adds subtle color to this dramatic ballgown. A sheer lace bodice, featuring a plunging neckline with mesh panel for subtle coverage, and ultra-low back lend a sultry edge. Designed by Willowby by Watters.
GIRARD CORSET TOP AND EFFIE SKIRT
Crafted from a nude lining topped with delicate lace, this corset-style toppers is complete with a sweetheart neckline and eyelash trim. As unexpected as it is beautiful, the sculptural tulle and ribbon skirt brings dimensional drama and whimsical movement to your look. A show stopper combo!
THE RIDLEY GOWN
The flowing scalloped train on this long-sleeved lace gown is princess like! Sheer sleeves and a plunging neckline with mesh panel complement its low back, complete with a row of covered buttons. Designed by Whispers & Echoes.
THE BRETT GOWN
Strappy back detail lends a modern edge to the lace bodice that tops the crisp crepe skirt of this stunning gown, which perfectly blends feminine and sleek. Designed by Tadashi Shoji.
THE MERCER GOWN
Layers and layers of tulle give this ethereal ballgown extra drama and movement. Its feminine lace bodice features a low back and a plunging neckline with sheer panel. Designed by WTOO by Watters.
THE FITZWATER GOWN
A crepe bodice with bateau neckline and cap sleeves tops a lavish tulle skirt for a classic, preppy look. Designed by Jenny Yoo.
THE HOLLOWAY GOWN
Sleek and a little bit sexy, this A-line gown has a low back and deep front slit; the plunging neckline features a sheer mesh panel for subtle coverage. Designed by Jenny by Jenny Yoo.
LEANNA BODYSUIT + ATWELL SKIRT
Crafted from ethereal tulle, the long-sleeved bodysuit is embroidered with intricate florals, understated dots, and a delicate trim. The end result is nothing short of regal. Designed by Catherine Deane. The A-line skirt, rafted from airy chiffon, has a sultry slit. Designed by Jenny by Jenny Yoo. This pair is simply a match made in heaven!
THE HEPBURN GOWN
Beaded floral embroidery floats from the strappy sweetheart bodice through the extravagant tulle skirt; a knee length tier adds even more volume and drama. Designed by Jenny by Jenny Yoo.
COLETTE TOP + CLARK GOWN
With a sweetheart neckline and satin luster, this strapless topper is a classic look that pairs will with any bridal skirt. Designed by Jenny Yoo. Pair it with Jenny by Jenny Yoo voluminous tulle skirt.
LAWRENCE TOP + GIDLEY SKIRT
This ensemble is a minimalist gal’s dream come true. With a slightly cropped fit, this sophisticated crepe top features a drapey open back. Wear it with an equally sleek skirt for a thoroughly modern look. Designed by Tadashi Shoji.
THE MAYNARD GOWN
Gleaming pearls float down the dreamy organza of this A-line gown. The plunging neckline features a mesh panel for sheer coverage, while the low back is framed with semi-sheer organza straps. Designed by Jenny by Jenny Yoo.
THE AMORY GOWN
Chantilly lace appliques covers this allover lace gown for a lace-on-lace look we adore. Spaghetti straps and a subtle v-neckline top the body skimming silhouette. Designed by Heartloom.
THE RAE GOWN
With a stretch lining and unique textured fabric, this gown is modern, effortless, and oh-so-comfortable. Sheer panels peek through the front of the bodice and lead to a sheer back, while slim straps complement draped off-the-shoulder sleeves. Designed by Tadashi Shoji.
THE RALEIGH GOWN
Beaded spaghetti straps add a bit of sparkle to this tulle and lace gown; a cascading ruffles extends from the bodice through the skirt for an elevated boho vibe. Designed by Willowby by Watters.
THE OPHELIA GOWN
Gleaming bias-cut viscose drapes elegantly down the body, while flattering geometric seams lead to a fluid skirt. The high-neckline is secured with a halter-style bow, and a keyhole cutout accentuates the bodice. Designed by Ghost London.
THE ARLES GOWN
With a dreamy flyaway cut and stunning lace detail, this gown is truly one of a kind; dainty straps and sheer lace panels on the bodice and back complete the look. Designed by Whispers & Echoes.
What is your favorite look? I always prefer the more sleek, minimal silhouette (like the Lawrence top and Gidley skirt by Tadashi Shoji); it gets double points being a separates outfit cause you can re-wear more then once!
A feminist and independent spirit since she could remember (her childhood heroines were Pippi Longstockings and Katharine Hepburn) Daniela Degrassi found her creative outlet as a lifestyle photographer, working mainly in Northern California where she lived for 15 years before moving back to her native Italy to continue to be her autistic sister’s primary caregiver. Vegan since 2014, she found a perfect way to carry her message of compassion while celebrating her love for the wedding industry launching The Kind Bride in February 2018.