It’s all about the curves these days and we want to show our plus size brides-to-be just what amazing wedding dresses are out there.
Don’t be afraid to try different styles, shapes and fabrics when it comes to finding your perfect plus-size wedding dress. A style you might not have considered could look brilliant on you. Check out our guide to wedding dress styles to discover what’s on offer.
We’ve found some of our favourite plus-size wedding dress designs for you to inspire you. There’s everything from lace to bling and even short styles!
3383 – Femme by Kenneth Winston
If you are a sucker for detail, the 3383 Kenneth Winston gown may just be the one for you. This magical dress gives the illusion of lace detailed straps and a very flattering sweetheart neckline. It’s actually a fine sheer layer that can’t be seen, but keeps you well held in so bigger busted brides will love it. There’s also some gorgeous lace detailing on the back you don’t want to miss.
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Charlene Lynette by Maggie Sottero
This beautiful beaded number by Maggie Sottero is a guaranteed showstopper. The richness of the bodice – covered in Swarovski crystals – is balanced perfectly with the simplicity of the skirt. The beaded spaghetti straps, low back and thigh-high split are subtly sexy, balanced out by the whimsical tulle skirt.
3191 – Julietta by Mori Lee
This dramatic number is perfect for the bride who wants a classic, flattering silhouette. The figure-hugging dress’ lace draping, sweetheart neckline and asymmetrical mermaid skirt all showcase your killer curves. It’s as beautiful from afar as it is up close, with intricate lace covering the entirety of the dress.
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Organza Wedding Dress with Long Jacket by David’s Bridal
This gorgeous lace dress from David’s Bridal echoes Kate Middleton’s Alexander McQueen beauty and will make you feel just like royalty. This strapless dress comes with a lace applique bodice and a matching floor-length tulle jacket with 3/4 length sleeves, meaning you have the versatility to go with or without the jacket. Perhaps you want to mix it up for the ceremony and reception or need something in case the weather turns – either way this is fit for a queen!
Eliza-Jane by Rebecca Ingram
A classic silhouette for when you want to feel and look like a real-life princess, this Rebecca Ingram ballgown’s illusion neckline and back show the perfect amount of skin. The bodice features a beautiful beaded lace motif that draws attention to your curves. The thin beaded belt nips in your waist for a gorgeous hourglass figure and that skirt is perfect for swishing while you dance the night away.
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Bridal Dress by Joanna Hope
Be prepared to look like a Grecian goddess in this flowy, ivory number. If you want something understated but still romantic, this soft chiffon gown will complement any figure beautifully. The soft fabric draping over the right shoulder is accentuated with a jewel trim to add a bit of sparkle to this clean, light dress.
Silhouette Athena by Romantica
An intricate, feminine number, this Romantica dress is perfect for a more traditional bride. The fit-and-flare style accentuates your curves and brings in your waist, creating a silhouette reminiscent of Old Hollywood starlets. For those who’d like their arms covered, these lace illusion sleeves are a beautiful addition.
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Abbie Lynette by Maggie Sottero
This stunning fit-and-flare dress is a true showstopper! The delicate lace straps, plunging sweetheart neckline and figure-hugging design add a sultry feel to the gown. It comes lined with shapewear to emphasise your curves and help you feel a million dollars. You deserve it in a gown like this.
Bridal Sequin Maxi Dress by Joanna Hope
The flattering shape and easy fit of this super-chic, effortless Joanna Hope dress is sure to suit any figure. The dress is covered in all-over sequins, which will sparkle as you walk down the aisle. It’s also a great option if you want a little bit more coverage – the modest neckline and wide shoulder straps will subtly draw attention to your arms, shoulders and collarbones.
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Modest Short Sleeve A-Line Dress by David’s Bridal
This modest dress is ideal for any bride who wants a little more coverage: it features a scoop-neckline that fully covers your cleaveage and short sleeves for the tops of your arms. Don’t think that makes it any less stunning – the A-line cut draws in your waist, the beaded bodice is truly eye-catching and the ethereal tulle skirt will make you feel like a princess.
3224 – Julietta by Mori Lee
This elegant, full-skirted dress is the perfect option for a bride who’s planning a glamorous wedding. The embroidered bodice is beaded with crystals, and gives way to a full, dramatic chiffon skirt. The removeable organza belt draws attention to your waist, while the strapless bodice with sweetheart neckline shows a little bit of skin to complete this classic look.
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Curve Lace Midi Prom Wedding Dress by ASOS Edition
A cute alternative to floor-length wedding gowns, this lace midi dress has a romantic, vintage feel. The sheer sleeves give you a little bit of coverage and the waist is cinched with a sash to emphasise your shape. It’s a fab high street find!
3176 – Julietta by Mori Lee
This sultry, glamorous Mori Lee dress was made to show off curves. The mermaid silhouette is dramatic, and the fullness of the bottom of the dress can balance out top-heavy brides. The draping of material across the body of the dress is highly flattering, and the strapless sweetheart neckline will emphasise your bust. The removable cap sleeves are a lovely touch for those wanting just a bit more coverage or detail.
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Lace Cap Sleeve Matte Dress by DB Studio
Bigger-busted brides will adore this clean, simple dress that really highlights your assets with an empire cut. There’s more than enough fabric to comfortably cover you though, so you don’t have to worry about showing too much skin. The length is intended to graze the floor, elongating your body and allowing your dress to easily move with you. We love the on-trend ivory colour.
Ivy by Pure Bridal
This simple gown from Pure Bridal is subtly stunning. The clean lines are modern and minimalistic, but the intricate details are really what makes this dress stand out. The beaded neckline and diamante sash are wonderful eye-catching details. The A-line skirt is full without being obstructive, so you can move and dance with freedom and ease.
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Once you’ve picked your perfect wedding dress, take a look at our complete guide to wedding hairstyles for some bridal beauty inspiration. Find your perfect accessory in our pick of the 46 most stunning bridal hair accessories too.