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From blooming ball gowns to sparkly sheaths, this season’s wedding dresses are all about the details.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013A Monique Lhuillier A-line gown is a sheer delight. Available at L’élite Bridal Boutique.

Sparkle

Glow all over in beads and sequins.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013

From left: Alvina Valenta, Allegria Bridal; Jim Hjelm, Country Weddings Bridal Boutique; Lazaro, Allegria Bridal; Jenny Packham, Musette Bridal Boutique; Jim Hjelm, Country Weddings Bridal Boutique.

Flowers

Everything is prettier with petals.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013

From left: Jenny Packham, Musette Bridal Boutique; Alvina Valenta, Allegria Bridal; Elizabeth Fillmore, Everthine Bridal Boutique; Jim Hjelm, Country Weddings Bridal Boutique; Alvina Valenta, Allegria Bridal.

Pastels

Soft shades set a romantic tone.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013

From left: Liancarlo, Country Weddings Bridal Boutique; Junko Yoshioka, A Little Something White Bridal Couture; Jim Hjelm and Liancarlo, Country Weddings Bridal Boutique; Monique Lhuillier, L’élite Bridal Boutique.

Asymmetrical Straps

One-shoulder gowns up the chic factor.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013

From left: Alvina Valenta, Allegria Bridal; Carolina Herrera, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Romona Keveza, La Reine Bridal Boutique; Jenny Packham, Musette Bridal Boutique; Alvina Valenta, Allegria Bridal.

Peplum

An au courant silhouette for your big day.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013

From left: Junko Yoshioka, A Little Something White Bridal Couture; Carolina Herrera, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Romona Keveza, La Reine Bridal Boutique; Junko Yoshioka, A Little Something White Bridal Couture; Elizabeth Fillmore, Everthine Bridal Boutique.

Sheer

Peek-a-boo panels are an oh-so-flirty touch.

wedding dress trends spring summer 2013

From left: Marchesa, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Elizabeth Fillmore, Everthine Bridal Boutique; Marchesa, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Alvina Valenta, Allegria Bridal; Monique Lhuillier, L’élite Bridal Boutique.

All photos courtesy of designers.