This is the next big wedding dress trend and the internet is loving it

This is the next big wedding dress trend and the internet is loving it

Any girl knows that a dress with pockets is a miraculous thing, and finding one that fits perfectly should ALWAYS result in you buying five of them in all the colours it comes in.

Because a dress with pockets means you can store things in a place that's easy to access - lip balm, your phone, money, tissues, tampons, snacks, WHATEVER. It means you don't need to lug a handbag around with you, and it's infinitely more convenient.

We women understand this, and because the majority of our clothing is prioritised to be decorative rather than functional, finding an item of clothing that looks good AND has the practicality of pockets makes us really want to shout about it.

And so it might come as no surprise to hear that lately, brides have been gushing about the fact that they got their wedding dresses specially made to have pockets - showing that this trend is becoming increasingly popular.

And why not? For some women, it's one of the most important days of their lives, and if you're already having your gown customised to fit you, why not ask to have some handy pockets sewn in?

A tweet that went viral last week started a worldwide conversation about the dress feature, with brides from all around the globe chiming in to show off their pocketed dresses. From holding wedding vows and lipstick, to making sure there are always tissues at hand - these pockets were invaluable to some brides.

Esther Kezia Thorpe from London tweeted about her friend's wedding, sharing a picture of the bride standing happily with a champagne flute in her right hand, with her left hand resting casually in her pocket.

"STOP EVERYTHING," she wrote. "So one of my friends got married yesterday and she had POCKETS ON HER WEDDING DRESS which is just the best thing I have ever seen."

Predictably, people were loving the pockets.

Many others shared their own pics.

Some shared why they were so practical on their big day.

Whoa, this wedding trend might be bigger than we anticipated!

Our appreciation for pockets might seem a bit trivial, but it is a marker of something bigger too. As Tanya Basu wrote for The Atlantic: "A man can simply swipe up his keys and iPhone on the way to a rendezvous with co-workers and slip them into his pocket. A woman on the way to that same meeting has to either carry those items in her hand, or bring a whole purse with her — a definitive, silent sign that she is a woman."

Can I get a YES for wedding dresses with pockets?!