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37 Sexy Wedding Dresses for Daring Brides

Feel empowered and look incredible in these sexy wedding dresses! We've found 37 gorgeous gowns that don't skimp on the sultriness.

Sweetheart neckline lace dress with detachable lace sleeves

Are you looking for a sexy wedding dress for your walk down the aisle? From just a hint of skin to barely-there gowns, there are so many sexy wedding dresses on the market in a range of styles. Whether you want something playful and flirty or jaw-droppingly daring, we've rounded up the best sexy wedding dresses.

Sexy comes in so many forms - sheer material, short skirts, plunging necklines - that the right dress for you is out there. Take a look through our edit and see which of these glamorous, luxurious gowns gets your pulse racing. And at the end of the day, what makes the dress sexy is that it is on you!

And speaking of sexy, be sure to check out our selection of wedding lingerie.

And if you're looking for a sexy wedding dress with a vintage feel, make sure you check out our round-up of striking 1920s wedding dresses.

1. Baccara - Eva Lendel

 A-silhouette wedding dress off the shoulder with lace sleeves

Eva Lendel is famous for its feminine silhouettes and sophisticated details, enriching the bridal look. The Baccara dress is one of the most iconic Eva Lendel bridal styles. The A-silhouette skirt streams down, naturally creating folds and the split reveals a delicate lace underskirt recalling lace sleeves.

2. Style 22-109 - Berta

Berta wedding dress with plunging neckline and sheer sleeves

If you think sexy wedding dresses, you think Berta. The Israeli brand is known for its eye-catching sheer designs. This gown from their latest Montefiore collection shows that you don't need a skin-tight mermaid skirt to be sexy. The provocative plunging neckline, sheer lace bodice and those slinky sleeves create a sensual, princess-inspired look. If you love this idea, you'll love our edit of the best princess wedding dresses.

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3. Sergine - WONÀ Concept

Silky draped corset style wedding dress

The Sergine dress by WONÀ Concept exudes timeless elegance through a sleek, fitted, minimalist design. The meticulously draped corset-style top creates a breath-taking silhouette and highlights the waistline. The clean folds and flowy open skirt of the Sergine gown are sure to make you feel radiant on your special day.

4. Lulu - House of CB

White, boned mini dress with Grecian style draping at neckline

Short wedding dresses that show off your legs are super sexy and perfect for a modern, minimalist wedding style. Shorter dresses tend to feel more informal and work well for a chic destination wedding, a cool registry office ceremony, or a relaxed outdoor ceremony. If the weather is set to be scorching on your big day, then you'll appreciate the airflow. This House of CB dress (£189) features special boned corsetry that gives the ultimate uplift to cleavage and creates a stunning hourglass shape. It's feminine, sexy, and stylish. 

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5. Butterfly Dress - Reformation

Woman wearing a white dress, ankle-length, with off-the-shoulder straps

You don't need to break the bank to achieve a sexy look (after all, you are already there). But this simple gown is ideal if you want to accentuate your figure and the off-the-shoulder look is ideal for summer.

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6. Tadashi Shoji Dawson Gown - BHLDN

Twist-waist plus size wedding dress with deep plunge neck and centre split

This gorgeous twist-detail dress goes up to a size 26 and is a beautiful choice for curvy brides. The dramatic textured front and plunging neckline transform this minimalist gown into something completely wow-worthy. The twist falls at your natural waist, drawing the eye in, and then drapes snugly over the hips for a truly sexy, hourglass look. Browse our edit of the UK's best plus-size bridal shops to find a stockist near you. 

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7. Style 1162 - Demetrios

Mini skirt overlayed 3D floral gown

Slits are seriously sexy but they can also be nerve-wracking if you're worried about flashing too much. This gorgeous Demetrios gown solves that problem with a mini skirt underlay, which also gives the look of two dresses in one. It's such a modern, chic style and has multiple on-trend features, like a scoop neck, 3D textured flowers, and a low back.

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8. Antoinette Dress - House of CB

Mermaid style fitted wedding dress with boned bodice and bardot style sleeves

Made from luxurious Duchesse satin, this gown is crafted to fit like a glove and create a sculpted silhouette. The fit-and-flare style, corseted bodice, off-the-shoulder straps and slight dip to the front neckline all make for an elegant, feminine look and create a perfect hourglass shape. Behind, there's a fantastic train so you'll look just as eye-catching from the back as the front.

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9. Yates Dress - Maggie Sottero

Vintage-style sexy wedding dress with bishop sleeves

If you're after a sexy wedding dress with a vintage feel, this Maggie Sottero gown is chic and seductive. Made from opulent stretch satin with a sheer, organza-lined bodice and beaded embroidery, it's the on-trend bishop sleeves that will get everyone talking. They meet the dress' sweetheart neckline to create a cut-out look that emphasises the cleavage, while the sheer bodice and sleeves show off a sexy yet sophisticated amount of skin.

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10. Kim Dress - Studio Levana

Structured sweetheart neckline wedding dress with front split

Studio Levana make the most gorgeous plus size wedding dresses for curvy brides and their designs are perfect for larger busts. There's no reason you should cover up your cleavage if it makes you feel good! Opt for a gown with a sweetheart neckline that shows it off, like the Kim dress from the Curvy Moon Melody Collection. It also features a front slit and beautiful draping to nip you in at the waist.

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11. Kiki de Montparnasse Tuxedo Dress - FarFetch

Short white tuxedo-style wedding dress

Tuxedo dresses are perfect for chic city ceremonies. The traditionally masculine tuxedo jacket takes on a playful, flirty vibe when worn as a dress by a bride and this slinky, ivory one is made for an elegant, modern wedding. We love the notched lapels and double-breasted front and, with a plunge neckline and short length, it shows off a sexy amount of skin. 

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12. Style D2770 - Essense of Australia

Sexy backless mermaid gown with plunging neckline

This sexy, backless gown is totally magical! As you walk down the aisle, guests will get to see the full majesty of this low-backed dress which leads to shape-enhancing ruching over the hips and to a breath-taking train. The front is equally as sensational, featuring shoestring straps, a sparkling bodice and skinny plunge neckline. 

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13. Style 22-117 - Berta

Sheer lace wedding dress with thigh-high split

This dress is for brides who want something really risqué. That sheer thigh-split nearly reaches your belly button! It's undeniably sexy though and the all-over illusion lace makes it look like guests are staring right through to your skin (don't worry, there is a nude lining). If you really want to make a statement, this is the sexy dress for you.

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14. Hattie Dress - Rebecca Ingram

Sweetheart neckline wedding dress with illusion plunge and graphic lace

Mermaid gowns create that gorgeously flattering hourglass effect that draws all eyes to you. Covered in floral lace motifs over glitter tulle, it's a fun, feminine design that youthful brides will love (plus it'll subtly sparkle under the dance floor lights!). The sweetheart neckline and illusion plunge are as beautiful as they are racy.

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15. Arly Dress - Allure Bridals

Minimalist, lingerie-inspired wedding dress with peekaboo lace neckline

Timelessly beautiful and exuding sensuality, the Arly dress is a minimalist bride's dream. It has an almost lingerie-like look, with a lacy sweetheart neckline peeking out from a silky cowl neck. The silky material looks incredibly luxurious and sits very smoothly against your skin. See more simple wedding dresses here.

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16. Sylvie Bodice Wedding Dress - Whistles

Model wearing a long dress with a deep back and lace detailing on the bodice

Sexy can still be super chic and this dress shows us just that. It features a slightly body-hugging shape with a low-back and elegant lace detailing. 

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17. Watters Mirall Gown - BHLDN

Slinky wedding dress with an adjustable thigh-high split up one leg

Coming in straight and plus sizes, the Watters Mirall gown features a row of covered buttons from the waistline to the hem that allows you to reveal as much or as little as you like! This adjustable thigh-split joins a captivating cowl neck and luxe draping to make a sleek, slinky, and sultry silhouette. A must for glamorous brides! 

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18. Antelope Dress - Pronovias

Long sleeve modern wedding dress with deep illusion plunge neckline

This Pronovias gown proves that more is more. A sexy gown can have long sleeves and a full train but still set pulses racing. Here, the daring neckline and powerful gathered shoulders create a breath-taking, modern look. It's also from their sustainable We Do Eco collection, so you're being kind to the planet as well as looking divine!

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19. Faye - House of CB

Low-cut wedding dress with thigh-high split and boned bodice

Who says you have to pick between leg or cleavage? It's your big day, and you can wear whatever you want! The Faye dress has strong Grecian goddess vibes that would really work for a destination wedding. At £179, it's a brilliant value for a wedding reception dress too, if you want something sexier for the evening.

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20. Style 22-P104 - Berta Privée

Sheer lace wedding dress with detachable sleeves

The latest collection from Berta Privée features this incredible sheer lace dress. For some reason, although they're covering more skin, the addition of sleeves makes this look all the more sexy. There's a retro Madonna feel to them, when the queen of pop was in her ultimate sexy heyday. You can channel those flirty vibes in this eye-catching dress.

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21. Style DP410 - Demetrios

Fitted, embellished sheath wedding dress with all-over beading

The dazzling Gemma dress from the Platinum by Demetrios collection is undeniably head-turning. Topped in shimmering, beaded tulle, this sweetheart sheath dress is the definition of sultry glamour. For extra drama, you can add a beaded tulle cape edged with feathers - a majestic touch for an A-list gown.

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22. Style Y22045 - Sophia Tolli

Draped hourglass wedding dress with bardot neckline

This chic dress is perfect for modern brides who want a sexy silhouette that doesn't restrict them. The artful draping creates an hourglass shape and hides the fact the dress is actually made from ultra-comfortable stretch crepe. You can dance, drink and eat to your heart's content, knowing you look amazing; it's a dream dress for brides who don't want to sacrifice any of the fun of the day to achieve a sexy look. 

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23. Millie Dress - Wilderly Bride 

Boho lace wedding dress with a deep illusion plunge neckline

This boho wedding dress is perfect for brides who want to show off their cleavage; it has an empire waist that fits just under the bust, as well as a deep plunge neckline. Delicate fern fronds softly unfurl across the bodice, skirt and sheer low back in a dramatic, graphic print. It's the perfect balance between sheer and sexy, and bohemian and carefree. 

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24. Style 88040 - Justin Alexander

Fit-and-flare wedding dress with lace illusion cutout panels at the waist

Walking down the aisle, holding a large bouquet at your waist, guests won't be able to see the surprise this dress is hiding! It's only when you walk past or move your arms away that they'll be treated to the sexy, illusion lace, cut-out side panels that hug your curves on this fit and flare dress. It's a real showstopper with a sultry but not too excessive amount of skin on show. This dress is all about giving guests a teasing peek at your curves.

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25. Brinkley Lynette - Maggie Sottero

Embellished tulle wedding dress with an organza mermaid skirt and cold-shoulder sleeves

The Brinkley dress comes in straight and plus sizes, both of which feature that incredible, tiered organza mermaid skirt. The voluminous bottom is balanced by a fitted tulle bodice that is adorned with shimmering beads and Swarovski crystals. If you want a little coverage on your arms, this is perfect as it comes with beaded illusion cold-shoulder sleeves and a beaded illusion back. 

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26. Style 1090 - Demetrios

Fitted long-sleeved wedding dresses with a jewelled waist and neckline and open back

You don't need to show off lots of skin for a wedding dress to be sexy. This glamorous crepe gown is the perfect example of a stunning, slinky style that will get pulses racing with only an open back on show. It's ideal for tall brides or brides with an athletic figure as the jewelled sheer waist, high neck and flared cut give shape to the body and draw the eye down your silhouette.

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27. Style 20-116 - Berta

Sheer illusion wedding dress with embellishments across the chest and skirt

Berta's Napoli collection is bursting with dresses that deserve a spot on this list. One of our favourite sexy dresses is this sheer number that uses only heavy embellishment to save your blushes. If you aren't afraid of a risqué style, this could be your dream dress! 

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28. Madlene Dress - Studio Levana

Strapless fitted wedding dress with beaded embellishments

The curve-hugging Madlene is a show-stopping sheath dress with gorgeous, all-over lace. Strapless dresses show off a sexy amount of décolletage, and this gown has pearl buttons down the back which accentuate curvy hips and bum. This is ideal for brides with an hourglass figure that really want to show it off.

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29. Style 88121 - Justin Alexander

Illusion plunge lace dress with a sheer lace overlay

You don't have to choose between romantic and sexy, as this Justin Alexander dress proves. With soft beaded Venice lace, it's undeniably delicate and feminine, yet the illusion plunge neckline and V-back neck add a racy touch too. 

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30. Baikal Dress - Pronovias

Bardot wedding dress with deep illusion plunge neckline

The Baikal dress from Pronovias' Eden collection is a feminine and flirty style that will make any wearer feel like a princess. Tulle off-the-shoulder straps and an illusion plunge draw the eye to your décolletage, while delicate sprigs of 3D flowers in organza and tiny pearls and a sprinkling of glitter on the skirt keep the look pretty and light. It doesn't throw sexy in your face, but it's there - and you'll feel truly empowered wearing it.

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31. Aerona Dress - Sottero and Midgley

Sexy fit-and-flare bridal gown with exposed boning

Exposed, corset-inspired boning details emphasise the bust and waist on this ultra sexy, fit-and-flare, illusion gown. It's incredibly easy-to-wear, yet looks totally unique and special. That all-over sequinned lace will have you swooning! Pick glittering gold bridesmaid dresses for your best girls to make the most of that sparkle!

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32. Style 20-51 - Berta Evening

Celestial inspired sheer wedding dress with thigh split

If you're considering changing into a second dress on your big day, you could save a sexier style for the evening reception. This Berta Evening gown features an incredible celestial starburst pattern across a sheer bodysuit and skirt overlay. The beading and glitter are designed to catch the light and will look sensational on the dance floor.

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33. LoveShackFancy Faye Dress - BHLDN

Woman wearing a short lace dress with sleeves and a v-neck

This lace dress combines traditional elements with a short and sexy length. We love the v-neck and the slightly puffed sleeves. Pair it with some high heels and the perfect smokey eye to achieve a glamorous sexy look for your wedding day. 

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34. Bustier Gown - Revolve

Bustier gown with short skirt and long overlay

This dress is the definition of sexy. The bustier fitted bodice with lace detailing is gorgeous, and you can have the both of best worlds with a short, sexy wedding dress and a semi-sheer floor-length overlay that adds a bit of cover.

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35. For Love & Lemons Temecula Mini Dress - Free People

Woman wearing a light coloured dress with white lace details

This dress plays at neutrals well, with a creamy colour and white lace detailing. The contrast in tones is eye-catching and even a little bohemian. This would be perfect if you're looking for a more subtly sexy short wedding dress. 

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36. Corinth Silk Dress - Reformation

Woman with her hair pulled back wearing a short halter-neck dress in white

Sleek, sophisticated, and simply chic, this short wedding dress is ideal for those hoping to have a sexy look for their big day. It has a luxurious silky fabric and elegant halter neck that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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37. Embroidered Cotton Dress - Mango

Woman wearing a cotton white short dress with lace cutouts

Looking for something more casual for your wedding celebration? This short cotton dress has lace cutouts on the sleeves and front that give it a sexy edge, while it also has a free-spirited style suited for a one-of-a-kind celebration.

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38. White Fringe Mini Dress - River Island

Woman wearing a short dress with spaghetti straps and fringe detailing

This short and sexy wedding dress says "I am ready to party." With the fringe detailing it would be well suited for a reception. Can you imagine wearing it on the dance floor as you and your partner twirl to the music? It would also make a great hen do outfit for the bride!

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Can I Wear a Sexy Wedding Dress? 

Yes, of course you can! It's your day after all. Ideally, you should wear whatever makes you comfortable, and if that means a more sexy, edgy option, then go for it! There are tons of options when it comes to choosing a sexy wedding dress. You can opt for a short length, a low neckline, or sheer material to add to the sexiness of your gown. Alternatively, there's nothing wrong with sticking to tradition and wearing a less revealing dress if you're more comfortable with that. 

If you’re still on the hunt for a beautifully unusual wedding dress and are a sucker for detail, why not check out our selection of chic registry office wedding dresses? You won’t regret it!