Bridal Week Trend Report: Victorian-Era Dresses Are In

Spotted season’s virtual runways, old European details are having a 2022 moment

Victoria-era details are having a 2022 moment. Cinched waists, pettiskirt-inspired ruffles, and voluminous puff sleeves–all with a 21st-century twist–are among the trends that graced this season’s virtual runways.

Lihi Hod




Rivini Collection by Rita Vinieris


Galia Lahav


Sareh Nouri


Sébastien Luke


Photographs courtesy of design houses.

This article appears in the August 2021 issue of Washingtonian.

Amy Moeller
Fashion & Weddings Editor

Amy leads Washingtonian Weddings and writes Style Setters for Washingtonian. Prior to joining Washingtonian in March 2016, she was the editor of Capitol File magazine in DC and before that, editor of What’s Up? Weddings in Annapolis.