Elegant Wedding Dresses: 21 Designs for Classic Brides

21 breathtakingly elegant wedding dresses for sophisticated brides who want a tasteful bridal look


There are many things a bride wants to be on her wedding day... Beautiful, stunning, and most importantly, elegant! The way a wedding dress falls and moves all adds to the elegant look and these 21 dresses are the best of the best. Make sure you have elegant bridesmaid dresses and super smart groomswear to match. 

Belle and Bunty - The Blossom

If you love stunning fabrics you are going to obsess over this simplistic wedding dress which is made from a mix of silk, chiffon and satin - what a dream! The front of the skirt splits for even more elegant movement which will have you looking even more amazing when you glide down the aisle in this Belle and Bunty gown. 

belle and bunty elegant dress

Martina Liana - 756

Sleekness and sophistication exudes out of this Martina Liana gown made from rich silk material and a comfort lining. The diamante waist embellishments and shoulder detail add the perfect amount of glam to compliment this ever-elegant dress. 

martina liana simple wedding dress

Karen Willis Holmes - Anya Skirt, Genevieve Skirt Overlay

This has to be one of our favourite grecian wedding dresses ever. The absolutely gorgeous textured body and top of the dress shines perfectly in the light and we are obsessed with the chiffon overlay skirt which brings the dress into a league of its own. We would style this gown with a loose updo and some dainty jewellery. Karen Willis Holmes has blessed us all by designing this dress! 

karen willis holmes dress

Casablanca Bridal - 2246 Rosemary

This design by Casablanca Bridal is very popular with us because it is so elegant in its design and the exquisite detail which covers it is out of this world. Any bride who is planning on having a glamorous wedding where everyone is dressed to impress should definitely consider this as their chosen gown. 

casablanca bridal

Enzoani - Kerianna

The bodice detail and dramatic embroidery give this Enzoani dress so much glamour and the tulle flare skirt falls with so much elegance. The sweetheart neckline and v-back are super feminine. This dess should be styled with a vintage wedding hairstyle and some dramatic makeup. 


Special Day

Pink wedding dresses have never looked as good as they do in this Special Day design. Our favourite detail is the gorgeous cowl back, the way it falls is so graceful and the dainty tie at the top of the back is a really pretty addition. The illusion neckline compliments the whole design wonderfully and gives a really elegant look overall. 

special day bridal

Justin Alexander - 8872

This gorgeous champagne coloured dress by Justin Alexander embodies sophistication and elegance. The V-neckline and fit and flare shape together create a timeless bridal style and the chapel length train is the perfect way to finish off such a glamorous design. 

justin alexander chamoagne dress

House of Mooshki - Sylvia

This pale pink wedding dress is covered in champagne lace and is home to a gorgeous illusion neckline which travels high on the neck. The detachable train is a stunning addition and allows you to house two elegant wedding dress looks on your special day. House of Mooshki have really spoilt us with this one.

house of mooshki dress

Badgley Mischka - Coleen 

This Badgley Mischka design is the perfect crisp white gown for brides who want to wow their guests on their wedding day. The silvery, sparkly embroidery and sheer back detail is so intricate. We love the elegant shape and puddle train. 

badgley mischka elegant dress

Lillian West - 6435

This Lillian West dress has a gorgeous low structured back with the most beautiful detail to it. The scoop neckline and detailed material all add to the elegant look.We would style this dress with a sparkly headpiece and a veil.

lillian west bridal gown

Justin Alexander - 9828

If there is one thing that creates massive amounts of elegance, its gorgeous crystals and pearls. Luckily for us, this amazing mermaid gown is covered in them. The drama of this dress gives it a fierce edge but keeps elegance in the running with the classy cap sleeve and softly rounded neckline. 

justin alexander classy dress

Special Day 

Wow, we were really blown away with how pretty this design is by Special Day. We love how the embroided waistbelt marries the lace detailed bodice and modern skirt. This dress needs glamorous jewellery to match its elegance. 

special day wedding dress

Martina Liana - 755

This sexy sheath dress, made from a classic silk double crepe material is so pretty and falls perfectly on the model. The spaghetti straps and off-the-shoulder sleeves add to the femininity of the design. It's perfect for a summer wedding and should be worn with lots of floral accessories in your hair. 

martina liana sheath dress

Casablanca Bridal - 2258 Violet

Our favourite part of this immaculate design is the open back detail. It will look stunning in the wedding photographs and will leave all your guests gasping for breath as you walk down the aisle. Every inch of detail and embellishment on this lace wedding dress is perfectly placed and we wouldn't change a thing. 

casablanca wedding dress

Belle and Bunty - The Maple

This gown is made using clean lines and a modern aesthetics to create a jaw-dropping, gorgeous design that marries modern and vintage so well. The neckline is completely perfect for the style and we love the sexy leg split and puddle train which adds so much elegance. 

belle and bunty maple dress

House of Mooshki - Agnes

We love this sleek and structured fishtail wedding dress because it is so simple, yet still makes just as much of a statement as any other elegant bridal look. The low V-back and leather belt add sophistication and a modern twist to what is a classic and stylish design. 

house of mooshki structured dress

Jenny Packham - JPB630 Cora

How gracefully does this Jenny Packam gown fall. The simplicity of this design is what makes it so beautiful and it is completely brought to life by the stunning glitzy detail on the shoulder and neckline. 

jenny packham cora dress

Justin Alexaner - 8864

The scalloped sabrina neckline on this Justin Alexander gown is the epitome of beauty. The ivory colour is the perfect shade to make the heavy lace detail stand out and the satin skirt is adorned by a gorgeous lace hem to create this overall elegant design.

justin alexander scallop dress

Belle and Bunty - The Aster

The Aster dress is made up of a combination between sweeping tulle, lace and silky satin. The full length lace sleeves are so classy and we are totally obsessed with the scallop lace trimming which is so feminine and delicate. 

belle and bunty aster dress

Jenny Packham - JPB637 Dottie

This fully embellished gown is sophisticated, feminine and timeless. The plunging neckline and knot detail on the waistline all add to the stunning design of the dress and the pretty sheer cap-sleeves are a gorgeous addition. This would look amazing with loose curls and some dazzling diamond earrings. 

jenny packham dottie

If you need something with a little more WOW, have a look at our amazing selection of unusual wedding dresses which are elegant, with a little more adventure for brides who want to break wedding rules


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