30 Best Two-Piece Wedding Dresses & Bridal Separates

Two-piece wedding dresses are soaring in popularity - and it's easy to see why. We bring you the best bridal separates for a twist on tradition, from beautiful boho designs to elegant and modest two-piece looks.

Lace two piece wedding dress

Lace two piece wedding dress

If a traditional wedding gown just isn’t for you but you don't want to go too alternative, why not consider two-piece wedding dresses or bridal separates?

There was a time - around the '90s - when bridal separates meant stiff satin and ultra-formal silhouettes. Not any more. The new two-piece wedding dresses are both stylish and timeless, and can suit a range of aesthetics.

Whether you want a boho wedding dress, a sexy beach design or something elegant and modest, there's a two-piece wedding dress for you. You can buy sets - a top and skirt together, for example - or choose each element separately for a unique look.

It's no wonder two-piece wedding dresses are rapidly rising in popularity, with a 176% rise in people checking out the trend compared to last year!

To get you feeling inspired, we've rounded up our favourite two-piece wedding dresses and bridal separates from the best designers and High Street brands - happy shopping! 

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1. Riviera Bridal Camisole and Valletta Satin Bridal Skirt – Galvan 

White camisole top with slinky white satin skirt

Pick the right bridal separates and you can easily pair them with other items in your wardrobe to wear again after the wedding. This Galvin skirt and camisole make for a chic bridal look together, but separately they also have the kind of effortless elegance that elevates any outfit.

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2. Behati Gown – Grace Loves Lace

White two piece wedding dress with burnout lace sleeves

Grace Loves Lace's Behati is a vision of boho loveliness, featuring a cropped top against a full silk skirt. The burnout lace gives a nod to tradition while staying thoroughly modern. 

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3. Monique Skirt and Delia Skirt – Catherine Deane 

White beaded top with white long chiffon skirt

Catherine Deane is known for her romantic bridal separates, and the pairing of the Delia skirt and Monique top is utterly bewitching.

If you're choosing an intricate top as part of your two-piece wedding dress, we'd always recommend combining it with a tulle or chiffon skirt for spring or summer, to get that seasonally appropriate fresh feel. For winter? Opulent satin works a treat!

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4. Cropped Top with Bonded Mid-Length Skirt – Jacqui James 


Two-piece wedding dresses don't have to be flowing or boho. For a sophisticated bridal look, we love this structured set from Jacqui James.

We'd team it with a fabulous pair of heels or flats - after all, the shorter length means you can really showcase your shoes!

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5. Lena Ivory Skirt and Top Set – Constellation Âme 

White silk sleeveless top and long silk skirt with a slit

Sexy and laidback, we're very taken with this set from Constellation Âme.

The loose-fitting top and softly flowing skirt with side split are made from luxurious ivory silk for a high-quality feel. 

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6. Adeline Silk Jacket and Joan Skirt – Rixo

White jacket with white midi skirt

If you're a vintage-loving bride, you need to check out Rixo's bridal collection, which has some stunning pieces inspired by different eras. For those with a love for '70s glamour, it has to be the Joan skirt with the Adeline jacket.

The skirt was designed with Bianca Jagger's iconic wedding look in mind, and it certainly gives the same feel of stylish insouciance.

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7. Henson Trousers, Parry Blouse and Oliver Corset – Halfpenny London 

White trousers, white sleeveless corset and a long-sleeve see-through top with a pussy bow neckline

Ok, it's not a dress, but we love the contrast of these crisp pleated trousers with the organza pussy bow blouse from Halfpenny London.

High fashion with a sexy twist, you can team this with a pair of court shoes and look catwalk - or aisle! - ready in an instant. 

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8. Pleated Bridal Midi Skirt and Embroidered Cap Sleeve Bridal Top – Coast

White floral top with short sleeves and a long white pleated skirt

Proof that a stylish two piece wedding dress doesn't have to push your budget to the limit, this Coast skirt and embroidered top come in at under £150 total for both bridal separates.

The short sleeves and cropped length of the top make it ideal for hot summer days, and it works perfectly against the pleated skirt. 

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9. Ariane Lace Wedding Co-ord – Whistles 

White lace top and skirt

We love the combination of the stunning lace with delicate eyelash trim and the on-trend high-low skirt of the Ariane Lace Wedding Co-ord.

The high-neck and open back of the crop top give the look just the right amount of sexiness and style, reminding us exactly why Whistles is one of our go-tos for high street bridalwear. 

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10. Milos and Rhodes – Rime Arodaky

White cropped top with puffed sleeves and scalloped edges with a long white skirt with a slit

Rime Arodaky is known for high-glamour, sexy bridalwear, but the new Riviera collection shows this design house can do laidback cool just as well. 

If you're looking for a two-piece wedding dress for a destination wedding somewhere sunny, check out Milos and Rhodes from the collection. The high-volume sleeves on the bralette make for a stunning silhouette, but the overall effect is still relaxed - perfect for a beach 'I do'! 

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11. Dita Skirt and Daffodil Top – Halfpenny London 

Satin off the shoulder top with champagne-coloured tulle skirt

Together, the soft champagne tulle of the Dita skirt and the ivory silk Daffodil top are giving us serious prima ballerina vibes.

However, as they're sold separately, you could also go for a slinkier effect by pairing the top with a figure-skimming skirt. And that is the beauty of bridal separates - you really can build your own look!

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12. Bridal Skirt – Boom Blush at Etsy

Pink layered tulle skirt

Speaking of building your own look, this Boom Blush skirt would be a beautiful starting point for a gorgeous bridal outfit.

Simply add the style of top that suits your style, whether a cami, a crop top or a luxe t-shirt - plus a cool bridal cover-up for chillier evenings.

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12. Davide Skirt and Leggio Top – Max Mara at Matches Fashion 

Plain white strapless corset top and long skirt

The clean lines of this Max Mara top and skirt are wonderfully elegant.

You can keep the look minimalist or amp up the accessories for a shot of glamour.

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13. Brynna Two Piece – Reformation 

White cropped top and long white skirt

Are crop tops part of your everyday style? Translate that to your bridal look with this stunning two piece wedding dress.

It has the aforementioned crop top - which has gorgeous volume sleeves - and a flowing skirt that flares at the hem.

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14. Off the Shoulder Top and Pants – Cushnie at Net-a-Porter

White top and see-through trousers

Cushnie is one of the coolest names is bridal, and this top and trouser combination demonstrates why.

If you're looking for something traditional, clearly this is not for you. But if you're dreaming of an ultra-contemporary bridal outfit that stands out from the crowd, it could be the one.

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15. Lea Skirt and Erin Bodice – Karen Willis Holmes

White cropped bodice and white tulle skirt with pearls

For a two-piece wedding dress with a difference, we've fallen for this skirt and bodice combination.

The pearl-studded skirt can also be worn over another dress, to switch up your look from day to evening.

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16. Grove Skirt and Yuzu Top – Willowby by Watters

White lace cropped long sleeve top and matching long lace skirt

It's boho glamour all the way with Willowby's bridal separates Grove and Yuzu.

Pair with a flower crown for the classic boho look, or give it a modern festival feel with a panama or straw hat.

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17. Riley Skirt and Meadow Topper – Anna Campbell

Sparkling short sleeve white top and long skirt

This sparkling two-piece wedding dress is simply magical.

We've big fans of all-over sparkle, but if you'd prefer to take it down a notch, you could always pair the top with a sleek skirt, or keep the skirt and add a plainer top. The world is your bridal separates oyster!

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18. Effy Crop & Olive Skirt – E&W Couture

White lace long sleeve top and long lace skirt

Welsh bridal design house E&W Couture has an utterly gorgeous bridal separates collection, including the long-sleeve Effy top.

It can be paired, as here, with matching lace skirt Olive, or you can switch up the look with a different skirt from the collection.

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19. Selene Top and Spencer Skirt – Lola Varma

Plain white sleeveless top and skirt

Sometimes simplicity can be breathtaking - as with this bridal skirt and top.

Together they create such an elegant, fluid silhouette, with a perfectly judged flare giving extra movement to the skirt.

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20. Yucca Linen Two Piece – Reformation

White linen top and midi skirt

This white co-ord isn't from Reformation's 'official' wedding collection, but it's ideal if you want a laidback, non-to-bridal look for a super-relaxed summer celebration.

The linen should help you keep your cool in higher temperatures, and we love the fluid skirt.

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21. Florence Ruffle Ankle Skirt – Needle & Thread

Champagne long ruffled skirt

Again, we're stepping into non-official-bridal territory - but this ruffled skirt could be the basis of a beautiful, individual bridal look.

We're picturing it with a sheeny-shiny cami, or a high-neck blouse with ruffles to pick up on the skirt detailing.

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22. Monique Top and Monica Skirt – Catherine Deane

White beaded top and long satin skirt

Bring the glamour of the 1920s to your 2020s wedding with the flapper-inspired Monique top.

There are various skirt options to suit your style, but for full-on Old Hollywood glamour, it has to be the silky Monica design.

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23. Cream Lurex Skirt and Cardigan – Self-Portrait

Cream ribbed cardigan and skirt with black bows and pocket edging

We love this skirt and cardigan for a sophisticated winter bridal look.

The black detailing against cream fabric is reminiscent of classic Chanel, but a very fresh, current interpretation.

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READ MORE: 41 of the Best Winter Wedding Dresses

24. Sophia Two Piece – Rock the Frock

White long sleeved cropped satin top and long skirt

This glorious two-piece design takes traditional bridal satin and gives it a contemporary reboot.

The details perfectly capture the current mood, from the square neck to the tiered skirt, and yet the overall effect is timeless.

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25. Zeus Top and Sémele Skirt – Otaduy

White sleeveless top and textured long skirt with side slit

This bridal top and skirt are - much like you and your future spouse - a match made in heaven.

The delicate draped satin of the top contrasts perfectly with the embroidered cotton and tulle skirt, and that side slit is perfection.

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26. Willow Crop Top and Tennyson Skirt – Sweet Caroline

White long sleeve lace crop top and long pink skirt

Sweet Caroline is the brand to know for colourful bridal separates with a romantic yet rebellious feel.

The Tennyson skirt - pictured here with the Willow crop top - is a case in point.

With a painterly design across a flowing silhouette, it will look as stunning in your wedding photos as on the day itself.

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27. Daughters of Simone – Blanca

White tie-on strapless top with long white skirt

This Seventies-inspired two-piece dress would be just the thing for an outdoor wedding, whether on a sun-drenched beach or at a festival-style celebration. 

It's also available with a boho floral pattern.

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28. Style 217 – Jesus Peiro

White volume top over white volume dress

Trust Jesus Peiro to come up with bridal separates that are showstopping yet still elegant.

Style 217 is in fact a strapless dress that comes with a short-sleeve top in the same petal-strewn brocade - it's the easy way to switch up your look between day and evening.

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29. Florence – Grace Loves Lace

White lace off the shoulder top and skirt

The Florence two-piece wedding dress is such a chic spin on bridal boho, crafted from intricate French eyelash lace.

We love the easy-wearing silhouette - the skirt even comes with an elasticated waist for added comfort.

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30. Pearl Camisole and Belle Skirt – Belle & Bunty

Cream camisole with Cream long skirt

We love the clever design of the Belle Skirt - it has three perfectly placed panels, so while it looks slinky standing still, you get a flowing effect when you move.

Paired with the stylishly pretty Pearl camisole, the overall effect is one of pared-back bridal glamour.

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Found your perfect pairing? Finish the look with a gorgeous hair accessory - our edit of the 53 best will get you inspired!

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