Float down the aisle in airy silhouettes, sheer fabrics and feathery details!

Light, ethereal wedding dresses are the look of the moment (not to mention ideal as it starts to get warmer out!). From universally flattering strapless ball gown dresses to delicate floral appliqués and lingerie-inspired details to showcase your wedding-ready figure, these fresh looks are as versatile as they are appealing. Featured in the “Light as Air” spread in our Spring 2016 Issue, there’s something to inspire every bride.

Check out some of our favorite lightweight wedding dresses below, and try your favorites on here.

  1. Fine Feathers

    Christos Bridal wedding dress with vintage ostrich feather wrap

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    Dress up a simple sheath with an airy ostrich feather wrap. Keep your other accessories minimal and let your pretty plumes do all the talking.

    Christos dress, $3,080; vintage ostrich feather wrap, NewYorkVintage.com

  2. Sheer Elegance

    Lingerie-inspired Ines Di Santo wedding dress

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    If you’re feeling daring, slip into a flowy, lingerie-inspired gown—it’s edgy yet totally effortless.

    Ines Di Santo dress, $7,990; earrings, $1,722, TimelessDesigns.com;Marchesa shoes, $895, ElitePourLaVie.com

  3. Cool Breeze

    Tara LaTour wedding dress with a Leah C capelet

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    Play up the movement of a high-low tulle skirt with an equally fluttery capelet.

    Dress, $5,280, TaraLaTour.com; capelet, $295, LeahC.com; shoes, $570,BiondaCastana.com

  4. Lovely Illusion

    Maggie Sottero wedding dress with translucent tattoo lace

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    If you don’t want the heavy coverage of a full lace look, consider a translucent tattoo lace. A plunging illusion back with floral appliqué shows just the right amount of skin.

    Maggie Sottero dress, $1,876; CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane earrings, $60,BHLDN.com

  5. Flight of Fancy

    Monique Lhuillier wedding dress with a feather overlay

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    Put a luxe spin on the detachable skirt trend with a luxe feather overlay. Make a grand entrance at your ceremony, then whisk it away for your reception.

    Dress, $4,990, overlay, $13,550, MoniqueLhuillier.com; earrings, $3,500,MiaCarizza.com; shoes, $100, AldoShoes.com

  6. Gossamer Gown

    Jim Hjelm wedding dress with an ostrich feather sash

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    Looking to twirl all night long? Layers of light netting will add volume—not weight—to a ball gown silhouette.

    Jim Hjelm dress, $4,050; vintage ostrich feather (worn as sash),NewYorkVintage.com

  7. Blue Heaven

    Dove-gray Rivini wedding dress

    PHOTO BY LISA LOFTUS

    A shimmery dove-gray gown is a whimsical take on the “something blue” tradition. Pair with a pastel bouquet for a dreamy color palette.

    Rivini dress, $3,950; shoes, $895, Casadei.com; vintage ostrich feather (in bouquet), NewYorkVintage.com

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