Our Favorite Gowns from the Chicago Bridal Runways

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  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    Curves ahead in this mermaid stunner! 

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    Another lovely corset gown — Marie Antoinette would approve.

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    A Bohemian, bold version of your "something blue."

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    This dress evokes Old Hollywood glamour from a bygone era.

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    A pretty blush corset. 

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    A blush mermaid dress in bloom—what do you think of the dramatic rosette skirt?

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  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    All eyes were on this incredible back!

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    An Art Deco-inspired mermaid dress.

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    This draped mermaid dress is breathtaking.

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    A princess-perfect ballgown. 

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    Earn your black belt in bridal with this chic fit-and-flare dress.

  • Eden Bridals

    Eden Bridals

    This delicate and dainty gown is perfect for a petite bride. 

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  • Eden Bridals

    Eden Bridals

    A sparkling ballgown with illusion straps.

  • Eden Bridals

    Eden Bridals

    The lace corset and full tulle skirt create a ballerina bride look.

  • Eden Bridals

    Eden Bridals

    The flower detailing on this illusion neckline doubles as built-in jewelry!

  • Eden Bridals

    Eden Bridals

    A super cute party dress.

  • Eden Bridals

    Eden Bridals

    This flowing gown is the best of both worlds—it shows off long legs but it's still wedding appropriate.

  • Ella Rosa

    Ella Rosa

    We love this simple yet sophisticated gown.

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  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    Graceful, Kate Middleton-esque sleeves.

  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    Make a grand entrance (and exit) in this feminine gown.

  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    This ethereal and elegant dress caught our attention.

  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    One gown worn two different ways.

  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    A heavenly lace keyhole back.

  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    A sexy destination halter gown. 

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  • Essense of Australia

    Essense of Australia

    Rock the white carpet in this glam gown by Essense of Australia!

  • Essense of Australia

    Essense of Australia

    A va-va-voom mermaid. 

  • Essense of Australia

    Essense of Australia

    How much do you love this Gatsby-esque jacket and sash? 

  • Essense of Australia

    Essense of Australia

    This strapless gown features romantic floral detailing.

  • Impression Bridal

    Impression Bridal

    A regal corset with metallic embroidery.

  • Impression Bridal

    Impression Bridal

    We love the intricate beadwork on this bodice. 

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  • Impression Bridal

    Impression Bridal

    An ultra-romantic illusion ballgown. 

  • Impression Bridal

    Impression Bridal

    What do you think of this elegant ivory ballgown?

  • Impression Bridal

    Impression Bridal

    A glamorous bejeweled mermaid gown.

  • Impression Bridal

    Impression Bridal

    This dress can serve as your "something blue" — isn't it dreamy?

  • Intuzuri

    Intuzuri

    How amazing is the beadwork on this dress?

  • Intuzuri

    Intuzuri

    This modern gown has just the right amount of sparkle — how adorable is that bow?

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  • Intuzuri

    Intuzuri

    A dreamy tulle ballgown. 

  • Intuzuri

    Intuzuri

    A flower extravaganza! 

  • Karelina Sposa

    Karelina Sposa

    A bedazzled bodice paired with a ruffled skirt. 

  • Kenneth Winston

    Kenneth Winston

    This strapless style is incredibly flattering.

  • Kenneth Winston

    Kenneth Winston

    A dramatic mermaid dress for the ultimate girlie-girl.

  • Kenneth Winston

    Kenneth Winston

    An illusion neckline so gorgeous, you barely need any accessories.

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  • Kenneth Winston

    Kenneth Winston

    This ruffled mermaid dress is equal parts sexy and effortless.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    Show off your shape with this flattering mermaid dress.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    Sparkle aplenty—this bodice is a showstopper.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    All is abloom—the floral-inspired detailing on this dress is soft and pretty.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    This dress is for a classic bride who likes everything Audrey Hepburn.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    This dress is the epitome of vintage romance.

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  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    This slinky sheath is ideal for the glamorous bride.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    Beadwork-encrusted sleeves up the drama factor on this dazzling gown.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    This sparking ballgown will enchant your guests.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    A black-and-white ballgown for the daring bride who wants to make a statement.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    A gorgeous gown inspired by The Great Gatsby.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    How amazing is this vintage cowl's neck sheath? 

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  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    We're loving this structured corset lace mermaid gown.

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    A modern, draped take on a classic ballgown silhouette.

  • Martina Liana

    Martina Liana

    I'm blushing!

  • Martina Liana

    Martina Liana

    Gatsby gorgeous!

  • Martina Liana

    Martina Liana

    Jeweled sleeves add a regal touch to this ballgown.

  • Martina Liana

    Martina Liana

    We love the embellished sleeves on this gown. 

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  • Mikaella Bridal

    Mikaella Bridal

    Ravishing ruffles for the fashionista bride at heart.

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    Dream of looking like Cinderella on your wedding day? Mission accomplished.

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    We're still daydreaming about this dramatic ruffled ballgown.

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    Our editors love the texture on this lace ballgown.

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    A flirty and youthful peplum dress.

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    A gorgeous lace keyhole back.

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  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    This princess ballgown has a darling front (and back).

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    This dress is sheer drama. 

  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    A ladylike lace peplum dress.

  • Pearl Bridals

    Pearl Bridals

    Love these ruffles. 

  • Pearl Bridals

    Pearl Bridals

    Mad Men alert. 

  • Robert Bullock

    Robert Bullock

    A dreamy option for a destination wedding.

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  • Saison Blanche

    Saison Blanche

    Have a classic sense of style? We recommend this soft and pretty gown from Saison Blanche.

  • Saison Blanche

    Saison Blanche

    A stylish gown with an edge. 

  • Saison Blanche

    Saison Blanche

    This lovely corset gown emphasizes curves.

  • Symphony Bridal

    Symphony Bridal

    Glitterati alert!

  • Venus Bridal

    Venus Bridal

    An ultra-elegant bateau neckline featuring bows.

  • Venus Bridal

    Venus Bridal

    How stunning is this lace mermaid gown with its deep V-neck?

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  • Venus Bridal

    Venus Bridal

    We heart this lace gown's sexy keyhole back. 

  • Watters Designs

    Watters Designs

    Our editors loved this flirty, figure-flattering mermaid. 

  • Watters Designs

    Watters Designs

    A princess-worthy mermaid dress.

  • Watters Designs

    Watters Designs

    Transport yourself back to the glamour of the 1920s with this vintage-inspired gown.

  • Watters Designs

    Watters Designs

    This gown is a standout for its lush layers. 

  • Watters Designs

    Watters Designs

    This destination gown exudes effortless elegance. 

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  • Watters Designs

    Watters Designs

    A romantic lace gown with cap sleeves. 

  • Wtoo

    Wtoo

    Elegant simplicity at its best.

  • Wtoo

    Wtoo

    The sparkling sleeves are detachable so you can create two different looks for your ceremony and reception.

  • Wtoo

    Wtoo

    Beautiful sheer sleeves.