Top 2018 Wedding Dress Trends

Over the years we have watched brides wow their guests as they walk down the aisle. Deciding on your dress is no small feat, it can take hours or even days to find your dream gown! Last week we covered the classic and new spins on classic dresses, so it only felt right to cover the new trends that we have seen for the top wedding dresses of 2018.

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These top 5 wedding dresses are not for the faint of heart ūüėČ They will make your jaw drop, your fiance lose his breathe and make you feel like Queen Bey herself! If you are looking to turn heads and¬† check out the show stopping dresses below!

 

Berta’s stunning new 2018 collection is all things WOW. This dress combines lace, sheer and the slit all into one stunning package that can be worn in any bridal venue. Whether you’re looking to marry on the beach, a rooftop venue overlooking the skyline or in your family’s backyard, this gown is sure to drop jaws as you walk down the aisle. No matter what neckline you are searching for, the collection comes in a variety of cuts and styles for your dream day!

 

Pnina Tornai is one of the bride-to-be’s most sought after dress designers. Her new LOVE collection showcases a variety of unique and stunning gowns that are fit for every woman’s fairy tale wedding. Pnina uses the most delicate techniques when it comes to beading, lace, sheer detail and low back cuts. Whether you are looking for a new take on a classic mermaid gown or a detailed lace bodice with a sheer finishing, the LOVE collection will make all of your dreams come true.

 

The illusion corset is a style we have seen become very popular and for many reasons. It provides a stunning deep plunge sweetheart neckline and shapes your frame beautifully.

 

The corset is designed around different styles of gowns including ball gown, mermaid and a-line. If you are looking for more glitz, you can have it detailed with swarovski crystals or dressed up with a thick white lace to frame your neckline.

 

Low Cut back or backless dresses are becoming a number 1 choice for brides all over the world. There are a variety of styles this stunning dress can take and designers like Pnina Tornai has created multiple breathtaking versions.

 

The illusion trend has been carried over to this low back style and gives multiple stunning images of a thick cut lace on the skin, pairing it to fit your body like a glove. The added detail of the white buttons suiting up the spine of your back makes this dress look like a new age classic.

As you can tell by now, the top trends for this year are all about lace, sheer bodices, thigh high slits and bling. Bride-to-be’s are staying true to their unique style and not settling for something that doesn’t have that WOW factor. No matter what shape of dress you are looking for, what venue you are planning to say “I do” at, these styles are glammed up and will be sure to be a show stopper on your big day!‚̧

Have you picked your dream dress or a style you think should be highlighted? Let us know in the comments or email us at hello@karilywoodevents.com.

XO

Katarina

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Venue Spotlight: The Thompson Toronto

With the open house at the Thompson Toronto last week it’s only fitting that we share this beautiful top-rated venue. Toronto has many sites to offer all bride-to-be’s on your dream day, however this view is one that is surely set to stun.

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The Thompson Toronto has so much to offer you on your big day, starting with a stunning, one of a kind, rooftop view of the city. This incredible hotel is centered in the heart of Downtown Toronto, central King West and is close to the financial and fashion district. The Thompson screams Luxury and Chic while offering over 30,000sq ft of event space, hotel, dining and rooftop pool views.

The Thompson holds some of Toronto’s top socialite events and it’s no question as to why. The hotel is fit with stunning interior, beautiful rooms, bars, panoramic rooftop views and indoor ballroom. The city skyline is a one in a million view and is sure to set your dream day apart for you and your guests!

5 Valentines Date Spots That Don’t Require A Reservation, Toronto Edition

Are you a last minute planner? Was the restaurant of V-Day Dreams fully booked up? Well, not to worry because we’ve got your back! Keeping with the Valentines Day theme of the week, we have put together 5 unique Valentines Day date spots that are sure to make your dates heart skip a beat! and the best part?…None of the below require a reservation, you can thank us later ūüôā

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The Winter Lights Festival at Ontario Place

If you haven’t already been to the Light Festival at Ontario Place…where have you been? The place that serves as a fun-filled childhood memory now puts on one of the most beautiful light shows and parks in the city. From ice skating, to bonfires on the waterfront, Ontario Place is a sure bet to get you extra brownie points from your love. A night time walk around the park with unique art installations, abandoned rides and fairy lights and lit up trees is sure to make a top #valentinesdayselfie! And the best part, aside from not needing a reservation, its free!

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Ice Skating in Fort York at The Bentway

Toronto’s newest and most unique ice rink is sure to be the perfect date night for you and your boo. The Bentway is Fort York’s newest treasure and lets you skate beside the historical Fort. Set with a cafe, bar and food trucks, not to mention a beautiful view of the city, this new hot-spot will have you skating into each other’s arms. If that wasn’t enough, The Bentway has a beautiful rooftop viewing area of city place and the rink!

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Distillery District Light Fest

Go for a stroll in the one of a kind Distillery District and enjoy the cobblestone walkways with hundreds of stunning lights and food trucks to enjoy. Take in all of the energy, positivity and charm that Distillery has to offer, and get your photos taken in front of the notorious Love locks. Bring a lock for you and your boo to sign and lock away forever while sipping on some delicious beverages in the light and heart of Toronto.

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Tobogganing at Trinity Bellwoods

Grab your babe, suit up in your all canadian snow gear and head to the cities most infamous park, Trinity Bellwoods. Hike your way to the top of the hill and be sure to stop for some instagram worthy photo ops. Kiss your bae before sliding down the hill and take in the beauty of this most popular park! The best part? Tobogganing doesn’t cost a dime and there are plenty of cute shops down the street for you to grab a bevy.

 

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What better to blow your Valentine Bae away than the Northern Lights

Jump in your car and head up to Torrance Barrens to experience the Dark Sky Preserve and Northern Lights. Just 2 hours outside of Toronto makes this breathtaking spot a perfect Valentine’s day road trip for you and bae to belt out some of your favorite tracks together and see the worlds most natural, stunning beauties. The dark-sky island that is Torrance Barrens is the only place to properly see other galaxies within close distance to the city.

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Well love birds, there you have it! The top 5 Valentine’s Day dates that require¬†no reservation and are sure to wow your partner! Remember, it’s not about the gifts or fancy dinners, but about the moments you spend together,loving one another that truly makes you and your babe in love and inseparable.

Happy Valentines Day from the KL girls! 

xoxo