Reveal, conceal with fabric.

➻ As on Hollywood red carpets, sheer fabric embellishments can be found in many a bridal runway show. It’s easy to see why: Doses of the gauzy fabric, often made of silk or chiffon, can strike a balance when you’d like to show a hint of skin. We scoured the Spring 2017 collections to bring you, left to right, the trend from nearly transparent to completely opaque, with a little something for everyone in between.

Monique Lhuillier


Monique Lhuillier


Lela Rose

Temperley London

Jenny Packham

Elisabetta Polignano

Oscar de la Renta

Caroline Hayden

Photos courtesy of respective designers; Costarellos photo by Andreas Stavrinides

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