This year, we published over 1900 photos from 117 designer collections in our gown gallery—brides have more options than ever before! But which bridal styles reigned supreme in 2012? The search is over: According to our research, these 12 wedding dresses were viewed the most times by BG readers. Lace was the go-to fabric and blush topped the list.
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1. Vera Wang
"Joanna" is a strapless mermaid gown with chiffon laddering and tumbled skirt. The crinkle tulle is pleated in a leaf pattern. On her blog, Vera writes, "There’s something so delicate about it, that it almost takes your breath away." Browse more gorgeous gowns from Vera Wang.
2. Ella Bridals
Style 5468 is a fit-and-flare gown with a drop waist and sweetheart neckline. This gown is made from lightweight organza, making it a favorite with destination brides. Browse more gorgeous gowns from Ella Bridals.
3. Alfred Angelo Sapphire Collection
Style 870 is an organza gown with crystal beading and optional spaghetti straps. Browse more gorgeous gowns from Alfred Angelo Sapphire.
4. David Tutera for Mon Cheri
Style 212240, or "Danica," has an A-line silhouette with a dramatic pick-up skirt. Allover lace and organza soften the look, while embellishments add a touch of sparkle. Browse more gorgeous gowns from David Tutera for Mon Cheri.
6. Martina Liana
Style 411 also has an A-line silhouette. It features a beaded lace bodice and flowing chapel train. (Grosgrain ribbon sash sold separately.) Browse more gorgeous gowns by Martina Liana.
7. White by Vera Wang
Style VW351075 is a halter ball gown with a draped taffeta bodice and tulle petal skirt. Browse more gorgeous gowns from White by Vera Wang, exclusively at David's Bridal.
8. Sophia Tolli
Style Y21240, or "Mirabelle," showcases sparkling crystal brooches on the draped hip line. Its full skirt is embellished with rosettes. (Removable straps included). Browse more gorgeous gowns from Sophia Tolli.
9. Essense of Australia
Style D1367 is a fit-and-flare gown with a removable lace overlay and dramatic back. (Comes with a detachable French-wide satin sash.) Browse more gorgeous gowns from Essense of Australia.
11. Moonlight Couture
Style H1190 is an A-line gown with architectural layers of organza. The bodice spotlights handmade rosettes. Browse more gorgeous gowns from Moonlight Couture.
12. Eden Bridals
Style 2412 is a ball gown with a tulle overlay wrap across the bodice. A bow featuring delicate crystal detailing accents the natural waist.
Style C300 is a strapless sheath with a lace overlay and corset back. Browse more gorgeous gowns from Anjolique Classic.
Style SWG494 is a one-shoulder sheath with a ruched bodice and embellished strap. Browse more gorgeous gowns from Galina Signature, exclusively at David's Bridal.
Oscar de la Renta
Look two from their runway show was a floral guipure column gown, shown here with a tulle tiered cape. Check out more gorgeous gowns from Oscar de la Renta.
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