The bridal market is always moving forward with new trends and here at hitched we like to keep our brides up to date with the newest styles.
Wedding dresses with capes are perfect for winter weddings and will be an unusual wedding dress style that your guests won't be expecting. Take a look at some of our favourite wedding dresses with capes below.
Justin Alexander – Style 8907
If lace applique and a mermaid shape is the way to your heart, you definitely won’t be able to resist the allure of Justin Alexander’s gorgeous design. The sheer cape falls beautifully at the back of the dress and doesn’t hide one bit of detail of the dress underneath.
Lillian West – Style 6455
This beautiful off-white wedding dress by Lillian West has a unique cape style which starts from a lower point than others. We love the tulle material and the way it flows so gorgeously. The lace underlay shines through perfectly and we adore the drape sleeves – this dress is such a winner for us at hitched.
Bridal jumpsuits are all the rage nowadays and are a huge up and coming trend for modern brides. This halter neck style by Alan Hannah has a quirky 60’s style belt which is insanely cool, but nowhere near as amazing as the real selling point of this look. The sheer cape is absolute perfection when it comes to finishing off this wedding outfit and we love the sheerness and tank style – it really did take our breath away.
Alfred Angelo Disney – Elsa
If you’re fairy tale obsessed with everything from the Disney hen party to the Disney wedding songs, there is nothing you’ll love more than Alfred Angelo’s Elsa wedding dress. This icy design has a stunning cape and brings out every bit of princess that a wedding dress has to offer. Are you ready to ‘Let it Go’ and walk down the aisle in this beauty?
Sexy wedding dresses are a trend that is taking over bridal wear and risqué brides are all over it. This sheer blue Paolo Sebastian wedding dress has the most delicate lace embellishment to it and the waterfall cape sleeves add another aspect to the design that make it a real statement gown.
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Badgley Mischka – Lizzy
Badgley Mischka have created a lace fishtail wedding dress with a cape and it is simply dazzling. The low V-back creates a feminine silhouette and allows the sheer cape to run gorgeously down to the ground. We love the embellishment on the waist and shoulders; it really finishes off the design perfectly.
Rasha have created a dazzling embellished wedding dress with impeccable attention to detail throughout the whole design. The waterfall style cape is graceful and elegant and we love the short length – it doesn’t take away any attention from the stunning dress itself, but does add something really special to the overall look.
Claire Pettibone – Santa Monica with Cape
The Santa Monica dress by Claire Pettibone is a particular favourite of ours here at hitched and paired with this gorgeous lace cape, it gives off a really regal vibe which elegant brides will love. The high neck and open back details are particularly flattering and unique to this dress.
Karen Willis Holmes
This wedding dress by Karen Willis Holmes is the perfect church wedding outfit. It is modest, classy and has the most tasteful front-tie cape with long sleeves and a wide train that adds so much style. The simple fabric of the cape is the perfect contrast to the dress’s lace texture which is just beautiful.
If you want a show-stopping look on your wedding day, this Paolo Sebastian wedding dress from the Gilded Wings collection would most definitely fit the bill. The golden shades and sparkly details make it stand out from the crowd and the mystical cape is what makes it different from any other wedding dress, the whole design is drop-dead-gorgeous.
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What a stunning cape this Veromia wedding dress has been paired with. The mermaid wedding gown is gorgeous as it is, and the look only gets better when it’s worn with an incredible lace-hem, sheer cape. The choker-style neck detail is the perfect contrast to the sweetheart design of the dress and is the perfect bridal look for women who want an old Hollywood wedding day look.
Modern brides, this one is definitely for you. The plunge neckline, stylish waist belt and column shape are perfect enough already – and then we feast our eyes on the cape sleeves and back detail which really brings this dress into the 21st century with so many modern trends oozing from it. Not every wedding dress has to be a lace, ball gown princess style and this Alan Hannah design proves just that.
This gorgeous lace wedding dress by Annasul Y is the epitome of bridal beauty in every way possible. The shape is so feminine and the lace is as elegant as lace could ever be. The lace trim cape is a stunning way of transforming the gown into a winter style that is so enchanting and striking.
Lots of brides opt for a short wedding dress to escape the ‘norm’ of bridal wear and after seeing this style by Zaeem Jamal, we understand why. The warm ivory and champagne colours of the dress are met perfectly by a plunging neckline and matching embellished heels. The sheer kaftan style cape flows beautifully and is soft enough in colour that it matches perfectly.
Gold wedding dresses have a different level of beauty to them that glamorous brides all over the world deserve to see and this Paolo Sebastian design is no exception. We were literally gasping for breath when we saw the beauty of this wedding dress and the cape perfectly balances out the sexy plunging neckline.
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If you’re still looking for a unique gown that will have you feeling like a princess on your special day, check out our feature on colourful wedding dresses – the designs are seriously out of this world.