Scan this QR Code to follow PureWow on Snapchat!
PureWow

Succulents, hydrangeas, Baroque details: We’d thought we’d seen it all when it comes to trendy, jaw-dropping cakes. But our favorite craze du jour is actually rather classic-looking. Friends, say hello to swooping, 3-D, frosting pleats. Recently we’ve been noting a major trend toward these fabric-inspired confections. And honestly? They’re giving our dream wedding gowns a run for their money. Join us in swooning over (and pinning) these edible works of art.

RELATED: The Newest Wedding Trend Is A Total Throwback (By Like, 2,500 Years)

pleated wedding cake trend 4

What’s better than pleated pools of fondant? Pleated pools of fondant with a peep-through to watercolor blooms.

pleated wedding cake trend 3

We mean, it just doesn’t get much prettier than pastel pleats topped with sugared anemones, now does it?

pleated wedding cake trend 5

Somebody needs to call Vera Wang HQ about the genius who pulled off this artfully draped number.

pleated wedding cake trend 1

Sorry, but this frosting texture is legit more sumptuous-looking than your wedding dress’s.

pleated wedding cake trend 2

Gravity, shmavity: These couture-like concoctions defy all expectation.

RELATED: The Latest Wedding Cake Color Trend Might Just Shock You

From Around The Web