Delightful Gowns Adorned with Butterflies by Jim Hjelm

The 2016 bridal collection features modern silhouettes and butterfly details.

Delightful Gowns Adorned with Butterflies by Jim Hjelm

Photo: Courtesy of Jim Hjelm

Modern brides will find beautiful, sparkling gowns to choose from among Jim Hjelm's 2016 bridal collection. Non-traditional details and embellishments are favored, as well as contemporary silhouettes that keep brides looking youthful and fresh. There's even a dose of color for brides who want to skip the traditional white hue in favor of a unique shade of pink or even blue.

A butterfly motif can be found throughout several styles. A gauzy blue ball gown with off-the-shoulder sleeves is adorned with scattered silvery butterflies; a high-necked sheath is embellished with butterfly appliqués; and a champagne A-line dress features silver embroidered butterflies across the bodice and waist. Another standout style is a ball gown with a voluminous tulle skirt showcasing a sparkling butterfly-inspired pattern that covers the bodice. Floral elements are also on display throughout the collection, as seen in a minidress featuring a beaded rose pattern and sheer overskirt as well as a sheer netted dress with a hem adorned with flower appliqués.

See the collection in the slideshow above! Discover more wedding dresses previewed at bridal fashion week here, and check out hundreds of images in our photo galleries to see wedding dresses worn by real brides.