Bridal Fashion Week has just wrapped and as usual the shows offered up no shortage of frothy, intricately-designed gowns.
But this season there were also some unexpected sartorial developments: There were thigh-high slits, crop tops, and peplums aplenty. Oh and that whole white wedding dress thing? So passé. An array of designers showed floral, red and even black gowns.
And what do all these unconventional bridal trends have in common? We can trace all of their origins back to some notable Spring 2012 trends.
Click through to see the bridal trends that were inspired by the Spring 2012 runway.