Fashion: Straps & Sleeves Are Back for Wedding Dresses


THE 2015-2016 season is all about embellished necklines and sleeves. Strapless gowns no longer reign supreme, as designers give sleeves and straps modern, updated looks with romantic lace and detailed beading. Courtesy photos.

Berta “Josette” faux off-shoulder gown, $7,000-$10,000, Anjolique Bridal and Formal, 704-892-6450

Hayley Paige “Lennon” ivory, pleated, net ball gown, $5,170, Hayden Olivia Bridal, 704-333-0377

Romona Keveza “L5125” satin, boat neckline, $3,500-$6,000, Nitsa’s, 704-940-1999

Rosa Clara Couture “Saboya” crepe dress in ivory, $3,300, Ladies of Lineage, 704-547-4208

Pixton “Georgiana” spaghetti strap and ball gown skirt, $2,600, Pixton Couture Bridal, 704-890-7533