10/19/2011 07:03 pm ET | Updated Dec 19, 2011

'The Knot' Gala: Monique Lhuillier, Marcy Blum, Sylvia Weinstock Talk Wedding Trends

On Monday night, all-things-wedding website The Knot hosted a gala to close out New York's Bridal Fashion Week. HuffPost Weddings stopped by the event at the New York Public Library to ooh and ahh over the gorgeous gowns on display, and to catch up with some of the industry's biggest talents: designer Monique Lhuillier, cake diva Sylvia Weinstock and event planner Marcy Blum.

Below, the experts dish on wedding trends they love, and others they wish would disappear.