Bridal Wedding Dresses

Nowadays, there are illimited bridal wedding dresses types that come with all possible price tags. Although marriage is an intimate union between a man and woman there is also a more public aspect to it.

Needless to say that brides want a dress that represents their personality when they’ll be standing in front of their guests. In fact, it can become one of the most expensive things you’ll buy for your wedding.

Before you get carried away have look at the following bridal wedding dresses. You’all find many diversified, elegant and affordable options to look your best on your big day.

How to Choose A Wedding Dress

We tend to think of a wedding dress as clothing a bride wears on her wedding day and then sits in the closet until she decides to sell it or simply get rid of it.

Today, more brides want to have a dress they can wear on other occasions. Also, the color and style of a bridal dress are chosen according to the religion and the culture of the bride.

Here are some different styles you may like. Simply click on the images for pricing and availability on the merchant’s website.

Elegant Organza A-line Wedding Dress With Beaded Lace Appliques

Bridal Dress Through the Ages

Generally, in western culture, brides opt for white color, as a symbol of purity, on their big day, a trend which was started by Queen Victoria in the 19th century.

Talking about eastern culture, the most popular color which an eastern bride prefer is different shades of red. In some other cultures, some bride experiment with other colors as well.

Graceful Tulle &  Stretch Linens Queen Anna Neckline Mermaid  Evening Dress With Lace Appliques

Not so long ago, weddings were more like a political matter rather than love. For that reason, brides in the past had to choose a wedding dress which represents their social class and standard.

In the past, people would judge the social class or rank of a bride was from the fabric and color of her dress. To look rich, brides from rich families preferred unique and expensive fabrics and colors.

Mostly the dress fabric either consisted of fur, silk or velvet to give a dress a rich texture.

While on the other hand, brides from low social status or poor families used to wear their Sunday best dress on their wedding day.

Many women started wearing a white dress for their wedding after Queen Victoria wore a white gown trimmed with Honiton lace in 1840. Also, many modifications were made in the wedding dress with passing years. Laces and frills were added in a wedding dress in 1990s. Then, in 1920’s the dresses became shorter from the front and longer from the back.

Glamorous Tulle & Satin Bateau Neckline Ball Gown Wedding Dress With Beaded Lace Appliques

Cloche style wedding veils were introduce and became popular. Then in the 1960s, the trend changed to longer full-skirted dress.

Current Fashion

As you can see,the typical wedding dress as gone through many iterations
since Queen Victoria’s white dress to today.

Different accessories and fabric became part of the different bridal wedding dresses styles and various colors have been experimented by iconic brides. If we talk about current fashion, there are countless options of the bride dress to choose from.

Different styles are in trend now ranging from strapless dresses or sleeveless to full sleeved. These days dresses require less skill and effort to manufacture than in past.

Elegant Silk-like Chiffon Off-the-shoulder Neckline Sheath Wedding Dress With Handmade Flowers

If you are looking for a wedding dress that is both chic and contemporary, you will have so many pretty choices out there to choose from. Sometimes having so many options make people’s confused and choosing a dress can become a frustrating experience.

That’s why some brides mention that choosing a dress was a more difficult decision to make than choosing a husband! There are so many factors nowadays which will not only affect your dress selection but can also help you filter out some dress styles.

Consider the following factors, to feel like a million dollar and have a comfortable outfit throughout the whole celebration.


The first thing that you should consider before selecting a dress is the season. As if your wedding is in summer then lightweight dresses which emphasize feminine figure are more popular. For example, in summer you can wear short length or strapless dress.

Indoor or Outdoor

If you are getting married in a place of Christian worship you can definitely pick a long sleeve dress with a cathedral train and formal and sober design.

On the other hand, the previously mentioned type of dress would difficult to wear to a beach wedding ceremony. In fact, a puffy princess dress with a long train would make it really hard to move around on a sandy and uneven ground.

Plus, you don’t want to ruin your dress before your wedding ceremony has started.

An outdoor celebration will affect your dress choice due to unpredictable weather elements.

Venue Type

Deciding wheteher you want an antimate or grandisoe reception can help you determine what kind of dress you should go for. For example, a short mini dress may not be suitable for formal or traditional wedding.

However, a small 50 people reception in a backyard or in a vineyard allows for a broader gown or dress style variety.

Body Type

Deciding a dress also depends on your body type. Some style might look flawless on some body shapes but might not fit well on someone else’s.

Check out your body type and choose a dress accordingly so you can enjoy your big day in the most comfortable and stylish dress.

Popular Wedding Dress Styles

Trending dress styles are usually lighter and fitter than they wear 20 years ago. If you like wearing dresses for you probably already have an idea of what types of necklines, skirt length and dress cut you prefer.

Nevertheless, I suggest that you leave your comfort zone and try other styles. You might be pleasantly surprised and pick a dress that you would have not laid eyes on in different circumstances.

Glamorous Satin & Tulle One Shoulder Neckline 2 In 1 Wedding Dress

You see, bridal fashion designers know how to make quality dresses to make you look gorgeous no matter what your body type is. Bridal dresses usually have a thicker fabric and have a structured bodice which enhances the curves and silhouette to make you look your best on your wedding day.

Bottom line, go for a dress which not only befits your body shape and personality but also compliments the wedding theme or style. Nowadays there are so many styles which are popular and trending either due to their fabric, stitching styles or color.

Here are some styles you may want to try:

1. A-Line

A line dress style is shaped like the letter A, slim on top, fitted through the waist and heavy flare at the bottom. This style is flattering for many body types. You can have different sleeves style with this one. Either you can have a thin strap or you can go for sleeveless with the net bodice.

Elegant Tulle Sweetheart Neckline A-line Wedding Dress With Beaded Lace Appliques

2. Ballerina

If you are up for showing your ankles and legs, this style is best. You can have different length design with this one. Either you can have a knee-length dress or front short with long train back style. This dress looks great in vintage style wedding.

3. Empire

If you have a narrow waist and larger hips then you may want to try the empire style dress. This style features a high waist usually sits under the breast and over the navel. With this dress, you can also go sleeveless or strapless.

4. Mermaid

This dress style is perfect for you if you have an hourglass figure, as it clings to your figure. The fabric will cling or hug your torso and will flare out around the knee giving you a mermaid look.

Glamorous Tulle Sweetheart Neckline Mermaid Wedding Dress With Lace Appliques

5. Ball Gown

The ball gown has boned bodice with a full skirt which is supported by crinolines. It is a perfect choice for a formal wedding. You can get the length of your gown according to your height and decide how puffy you want your skirt to look by adding a hoop skirt.

Romantic Tulle Jewel Neckline Ball Gown Wedding Dress With Beaded Lace Appliques

6. Sheath

Sheath dress is a sleek and sophisticated dress that has a close fitting shape outlining your every curve. This style is also known as the column dress. It’s a simple yet lovely dress style that goes well with a boho-chic wedding theme.

Elegant Tulle & Chiffon Bateau Neckline Natural Waistline Sheath Wedding Dress With Beaded Lace Appliques

Choosing a Train

As you will get only one chance to wear a train, make sure you choose the one you love best but also one that fits your needs for comfort. That’s why you must keep in mind the location (outdoor or indoor) of the event. Choosing a long train for an outdoor wedding means having to battle with it. In fact, it will most likely get stuck in tree branches, doors, and stairs.

Note that most trains are removable so you won’t need to carry it through the evening celebration.

Let’s be honest, the idea of dragging a train on the dance floor is simply incompatible with having fun. So make sure it’s easy to remove and put it away once the ceremony is over.

Renting a Dress

Want to buy your dream wedding dress and your budget is not allowing it? Rather than purchasing a new dress, rent one.

By renting your dress you can cut the cost by half. Moreover, you can get more designer style dresses for a fraction of the price you’d pay to buy one.

Bridal Wedding Dresses Final Thoughts

  • To get the best bride dress, you need to consider not only your body type and personality but also the latest trends.
  • Keep yourself updated regarding new trends in fashion and wedding industry. Either you can have ideas from runaway of bridal fashion week or you can search for real weddings photographs to get a better bride dress idea from real brides.
  • The most important thing is, find a garment which makes feel good rather than going for the latest design in which you are not even comfortable to walk. You will look beautiful and pretty in any dress if you feel at ease and proud to wear it.

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