Wedding dress trends often resurface over time—and now, one groovy style is back and than ever. Trends from the 1970s are surging in popularity, specifically for weddings, meaning maximal and bold wedding gown designs are earning a return—this time with a modern bohemian flair. Retro 1970s style is most often represented by statement sleeves, bold patterns, and billowing bottoms.
Above all else, fashion within the '70s celebrated individuality. This year, brands and designers have noted an upswing of '70s-style wedding gowns, along with other details within stationery and décor. However, in 2020, exactly what does a '70s wedding gown look like? We tapped professionals to share the defining factors of the 1970s-style dress and why brides are gravitating toward them. Plus, we put together our favorite '70s wedding gowns for you to shop if you can't get enough from the groovy trend.
This boho wedding dress gives you the best of all possible worlds: Wear the sheer jacket with statement balloon sleeves for the ceremony, then whisk it away to reveal an attractive strapless dress having a sweetheart neckline for the reception.
We adore this plus-size ball gown that provides delicate beading, a deep V-neckline along with a sultry open back. A delicate tie behind and flutter sleeves that may be worn on or off the shoulders finish this swoon-worthy look.
Sweet yet dramatic, this feel times stunning princess wedding gown or navy mother of the bride dress is fit for royalty. Hand-embroidered blooms, a corset bodice having a subtle V-neckline and barely-there spaghetti straps would be the makings of 1 show-stopping ball gown.