I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend! Continuing our Top 10 posts this week with my favorite dresses! I got to feature some amazing gowns this year, here are 10 of the best of them. You can see that illusion necklines and beautiful backs are still really big trends for this year.

The lace back of this gown is so stunning, perfect for a garden wedding.

best dresses of 2015 | April Maura Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Bohemian Garden Wedding | Photography | April Maura Photography | Dress | Maggie Sottero from Suzannes Bridal Boutique

This Greek Goddess inspired gown is stuff dreams are made of.

best dresses of 2015 | BinaryFlips Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Glam Florida WeddingPhotography | Binaryflips Photography | Dress | Hayley Paige from Kleinfeld

I love all the layers of lace in this illusion neck gown.

best dresses of 2015 | L.A. Birdie Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Intimate Garden Wedding | Photography | L.A. Birdie Photography | Dress | Melissa Sweet

The jeweled lace back of this gown is so stunning.

best dresses of 2015 | Perregeaux Wedding Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Urban Garden Wedding | Photography | Perregeaux Wedding Photography | Dress | Willowby by Watters from White Traditions Bridal House

This lace and tulle mermaid styled gown is just perfection.

best dresses of 2015 | Kaysha Weiner Photographer | Glamour & Grace

from Intimate Barn Wedding | Photography | Kaysha Weiner Photographer | Dress | Ines Di Santo from The White Dress

I love the classic lace and open back of this longer sleeved dress.

best dresses of 2015 | Lyndi J. Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Vintage Savannah Wedding | Photography | Lyndi J. Photography | Dress | Rebecca Schoneveld from Ivory & Beau

Layers of the softest tulle and illusion floral detailing make this gown one of my favorites.

best dresses of 2015 | Nikki Santerre | Glamour & Grace

from Classic Romantic Bridals | Photography | Nikki Santerre Photography | Dress | Watters

This jeweled bodice ball gown is utterly dreamy and a definite statement piece.

best dresses of 2015 | Kristen Edwards Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Glam Bridal Session | Photography | Kristen Edwards Photography | Dress | CB Couture from Bella Rose Bridal

I love the delicate flutter sleeve of this effortlessly elegant gown.

best dresses of 2015 | hay alexandra photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Spring Wedding | Photography | hay alexandra photography | Dress | Alexandra Grecco

A lace sweetheart bodice and a soft flowy skirt are always a winning combination.

best dresses of 2015 | Brooke Beasley Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Beach Wedding | Photography | Brooke Beasley Photography | Dress | Modern Trousseau from Kinsley James Couture Bridal

Which dress was your favorite? Be sure to check out the other top 10 posts of 2015: cakes, hairstyles, and bouquets.

We are starting this week off with something sweet: the top 10 wedding cakes of 2015! A good cake is a beautiful blend of compelling design and deliciousness. It is the best edible art! Here are some of my favorites from this last year.

Gold paint never looked so good!

best cakes of 2015 | Shalese Danielle | Glamour & Grace

from Vintage Derby Day Wedding | Photography | Shalese Danielle PhotographyCake | Cakes by Graham | 

Design | Maggie’s Misc Events | Florals | One Sweet Day in May 

I love the intricate art deco inspired design of this all white cake.

best cakes of 2015 | Jessica Maida | Glamour & Grace

from Art Deco Bridal ShowerPhotography | Jessica Maida Photography | Cakes | Sweet Fix | Design | Mod Mau

Naked cakes are always a gorgeous option. How sweet is this pink flower one?

best cakes of 2015 | Mathew Irving | Glamour & Grace

from Rustic Barn Wedding | Photography | Mathew Irving Photography | Cake | Gateaux Bakery | Planner | Bello & Blue Events

For a beach wedding, I love this oyster shell cake. It is romantic and soft while still giving that seaside vibe.

best cakes of 2015 | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Seaside WeddingPhotography | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography | Cake | Buttercream Dreams | 

Design | North Star Events

I love the simple and chic elegance of this white cake with it’s bright floral pop.

best cakes of 2015 | Mikaela Marie Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Fall Wedding | Photography | Mikaela Marie Photography | Cake | Fresh Bakes | Design | Pop the Cork Designs | Florals | Holly Chapple Flowers

This is one of my favorite cakes all year with it’s romantic design and beautiful sugar flowers.

best cakes of 2015 | Mandy Ford Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Cranberry & Gold Wedding | Photography | Mandy Ford Photography | Cake | Crystal Lisette | Planning | Plan On Jules

I love this fresh and fun take on a ruffle cake with this cute ombre number!

best cakes of 2015 | Courtney Bowlden Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Handmade Coral Wedding | Photography | Courtney Bowlden Photography | Cake | Tanya’s Take On Cake

I was blown away by the unique detailing and texture of this glam cake.

best cakes of 2015 | Kate Preftakes Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Manor Wedding | Photography | Kate Preftakes Photography | Cake | Chickadee Hill Cakes | 

Planner | Events by Sorrell

How fun is the wrapped ruffle fondant on this cake?

best of cakes 2015 | Jessamyn Harris | Glamour & Grace

from Whimsical Boho Wedding | Photography | Jessamyn HarrisCake | The Whole Cake | Design | Courtney Cargile

Classic elegance at it’s finest with this breath-taking white cake.

best cakes of 2015 | Glamour & Grace-10

from Romantic Vintage Wedding | Photography | Koby & Terilyn Brown, ArchetypeCake | Melissa’s Fine Pastries | Design | Sapphire Events

Which one is your favorite? Be sure to catch the best bouquets and best hairstyles and stay tuned this week for more top posts from 2015!

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Continuing today with our countdown of the best features of 2015. Yesterday we shared the top 10 bouquets, today it is all about gorgeous hairstyles and elegant veils. If you are looking for hair inspiration for your wedding day, here are some of my favorite styles from this last year.

A few well placed flowers make a huge difference in taking this updo from average to chic and sophisticated.

best hair of 2015 | Victoria Selman Photographer | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Lavender Wedding | Photography | Victoria Selman Photographer | Hair & Makeup | Behind the Veil

This bride handmade her own floral crown using faux flowers.

best hair of 2015 | Magnolia Adam’s Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Handmade Pastel Wedding | Photography | Magnolia Adam’s Photography | Hair | McKenzie Middle

I love the veil and floral crown combo, it’s such a romantic look.

best hair of 2015 | Bekah Kay Creative | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Bridal Portraits | Photography | Bekah Kay Creative

Love the elegance and simplicity of this wavy down do!

best hair of 2015 | Mikaela Marie Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Fall Wedding | Photography | Mikaela Marie Photography | Hair | PSC Hair Artistry | Headpiece | Twigs & Honey

A cathedral veil is the perfect choice for an ultra romantic look.

best hair of 2015 | Bit of Ivory Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Intimate Print Wedding | Photography | Bit of Ivory Photography | Hair & Makeup | Best Face Forward | Hair Accessories | Three Sunbeams

I love this updo with it’s understated elegance and touches of gold.

best hair of 2015 | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Vintage Wedding | Photography | Koby & Terilyn Brown, Archetype | Hair | Terilyn BrownHair Accessories | Lacielle Roselle

For a more updated version of the classic bun, this look is perfect.

best hair of 2015 | Christy Tyler Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Romantic Loft Wedding | Photography | Christy Tyler Photography | Hair & Makeup­ | Debbie Petrielli | Headpiece | Wildflower Couture  from Dame Couture

I’m a little biased on this one, but I love the retro feel of this ‘Kate Spade nest’ and a simple floral crown.

best hair of 2015 | Nikki Santerre | Glamour & Grace

from Floral Crown Bachelorette Party | Photography | Nikki Santerre | Hair & Makeup | Slingin’ Pretty

A chic side bun is always an elegant choice.

best hair of 2015 | Elizabeth Ngundue Photography | Glamour & Grace

from Elegant Woodland Wedding | Photography | Elizabeth Ngundue Photography | Hair | Mane Attraction Hair Salon

Ferns are a big trend and I love the greenery used in this gorgeous updo.

best hair of 2015 | Glamour & Grace-10

from Romantic Winery Wedding | Photography | Lieb PhotographicHair | Salon Emage and Day Spa | Florist | Good Earth Flowers 

What do you think? Which ones are your favorite? Be sure and check out the other top 10 posts here.

See More: Hair, Wedding Ideas
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