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Oscar de la Renta Wedding Dresses

See the entire spring 2012 wedding dress collection from designer Oscar de la Renta, just in from New York Bridal Week

From Oscar with love…

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With an awesome 37 wedding dresses to see at Oscar de la Renta during New York Bridal Week, our editors were literally lost for words at the sheer magnitude of beautiful dresses sashaying down the catwalk.

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Honestly though, how do you sum up an epic collection of voluminous full skirts, barely-there sheer kaftans, cute little white frocks and frill-tastic pastel ra-ra skirts? Oscar, we love you!

Here’s what we love…

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We love… The tantalising touch-me texture of this wedding dress.

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We love…The bold lace panelling mirrored on the sleeves and fishtail.

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We love… The rock-star romance of the confident bust-line, carried with a killer-cool attitude.

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We love… The nod to My Fair Lady in the wide-brimmed hat and delicate lace gloves.

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We love… The hands-free ‘bouquet’, replaced by a dancefloor-proof corsage, worn at the waist.

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We love… That the wide trim of this ballgown wedding dress is mimicked in the finish on the veil.

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We love… The bohemian styling of the draped shawl-veil with that peasant-chic bodice and skirt.

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We love… The waterfall layers of figure-skimming fabric, culminating in a full-flowing fishtail.

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We love… The elegant fabric layers which fold like the sumptuous icing created by a master pâtissier.

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We love…The nostalgic nod to the Eighties from that oversized shoulder-bow.

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We love… That this ballroom-style wedding dress looks like it will stand up to a romantic waltz or two…

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We love… How cleverly the traditional veil has been transformed into a spring-perfect little cover-up to go atop that dainty dress.

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We love… The wintry splendour of that warm cape cover-up, thick season-perfect skirt and deep-red posy.

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We love… That other-worldly pixie skirt – perfect for petite brides.

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We love… That we’re reminded of pretty petals (just look at those delicate straps!) and the first buds of spring.

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We love… The high-society chic of this formal lacy, A-line dress with its perfectly proper pinned-at-the-back veil.

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We love… Coming over all medieval maiden for this long veil, complete with attached princess-of-the-realm tiara.

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We love… The smokin’ hot screen-siren look of this sultry green veil and its matching silk sash.

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We love… The idea that Swan Lake fame might come a-knocking if we rock up to our wedding in this ballerina-perfect dress.

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We love… That there’s a riot of blooming texture, colour and shape going on with this alternative wedding get-up. How does your garden grow? Beautifully!

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We love… This Seventies-inspired, disco-sizzling alternative to the traditional wedding formula.

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We love… That there’s something small, cute and quirky-blue about this Sixties-style bridal gown in miniature.

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We love… That this candyfloss-soft dress is frivolous fairytale styling at its best.

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We love… Just how much is going on here, from the bandeau-effect bustier beneath that soft, sheer veil to that whole world of texture through the skirt!

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We love… Languishing in Latin luxury with that Spanish-style lace-stitched veil.

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We love… Those stellar standout ruffles and the fun asymmetric veil that playfully drapes over one shoulder.

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We love… That we could dance all night and not trip over this flamenco-style, short-at-the-front, long-at-the-back wedding dress.

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We love… The helter-skelter twist effect that runs through the length of this fishtail gown – figure-hugging fun!

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We love… Matching our bouquet to our beautifully blooming wedding dress.

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We love… The trés-chic styling of that glittering neck-choker, which lifts this sumptuous wedding dress into va-va-voom territory!

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We love… The theatrics of this one; where the trailing veil ends, folds of sumptuous silk continue. Perfect for your starring role and limelight-stealing moment.

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We love… A fairytale peep of diamanté slipper from beneath a tucked-under hem. Have your own Cinderella moment in this storybook-style classic.

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We love… The grading white-to-blue effect on this A-line stunner.

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We love… Macaroons – and this sweet, pastel-pink wedding dress reminds us of our favourite flavour: rose!

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We love… The chance to wear our ‘something blue’ all over with this cutesie calf-length wedding dress.

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We love… How we’ve pegged the sublime modern tulle of this wedding dress as a goddess-creating classic.

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WHY NOT? Check out Carolina Herrera’s stunning new wedding dress collection and find out what the editors had to say about New York Bridal Week in our Twitter roundup.