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Sparkly Wedding Dresses: 14 Glittering Wedding Gowns

A sparkly wedding dress is the perfect way to make an entrance on your big day! Find your dream dazzling design in our edit of the most glamorous styles to shop now

Model wearing a sparkly Berta wedding dress with shoulder bows

Your wedding day is your time to shine and if you want to do that quite literally, a dazzling sparkly wedding dress could be for you. It's the perfect occasion to go all-out, with head-to-toe sequins, glitter flecked frocks and beaded details being just some of the options for you to choose from. 

If you love the idea of a sparkle wedding dress but want something a little more understated for your ceremony, sparkly wedding dresses are perfect for making a party-ready entrance as your wedding reception dress. You could also opt for a sparkly wedding dress that still looks soft with pearl embellishments or satin with a subtle sheen. 

Is a Berta wedding dress your dream designer? Synonymous for their sparkling styles, our edit includes picks from this celebrity approved designer, plus high street sparkling wedding dresses that are glitzy and glam. Keep on scrolling for glitter wedding dresses galore! 

Our Favourite Sparkling Wedding Dresses

1. Cowl Neck Corset Bodice Sequin Maxi Dress - £209, Coast

Model wearing a corset style sequin wedding dress

Corset wedding dresses are a really popular choice as the boning structure is super flattering and creates the most gorgeous silhouette. Combine this with a design that is adorned with glittering white sequins and you have a Coast wedding dress that is seriously glamorous. 

Sizing: 8-18

Pros & Cons: The sequin pattern on the bodice is different to that on the skirt, giving it an extra layer of texture and interest. If you want a more traditional look for your ceremony, this sparkly wedding dress might work best for a reception wedding dress that you swap into. 

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2. Erdem Kenley Cape Sequin Chiffon Gown - £3,995, Net-A-Porter

Model wearing a sequinned cape wedding dress

This wedding dress by designer Erdem is giving us winter wonderland vibes and we love it. It would make a great choice for a wedding in the colder months as the statement bridal cape will keep you warm while looking absolutely mesmerising.  

Sizing: 6-22

Pros & Cons: The cape overlay has a train that will look really impressive as you walk down the aisle. The cape isn't detachable, but it looks so amazing that we don't think you'll want to take it off! 

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3. Olivia Sequin Backless Maxi Dress - £160, Pretty Lavish

Model wearing a long sleeved open back sequined wedding dress

Sparkling wedding dresses can often come with a high price tag thanks to the decadent embellishments but this doesn't have to be the case. Enter this beautiful dress from Pretty Lavish that is less than £200. The fabulous cut-out back is one of our favourite features. 

Sizing: 6-18

Pros & Cons: This dress is fully lined so you won't have to worry about the sequins feeling scratchy on your skin. It has a small train, which allows for more movement and reduces the chances of any tripping! 

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4. Amaryllis Gown - £700, Needle & Thread

Model wearing a sparkling sequin wedding dress

We couldn't do a sparkly wedding dress round-up without including a style from one of our favourite embellished wedding dress brands Needle & Thread. The Amaryllis gown is soft pink in colour and has a beautifully crafted tulle skirt which pairs perfectly with the sequins. See more pink wedding dresses here. 

Sizing: 4-18

Pros & Cons: The all-over embellishments on this dress will ensure it will shimmer and shine but if you want a more understated look, a mini length is also available. 

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5. Bronx and Banco Mademoiselle Bridal Gown - £1,251, Revolve 

Model wearing a sparkly wedding dress with a full skirt

Revolve is our go-to for brand for designer looks for less -  this Bronx and Banco bridal gown is super pretty and is ideal if you are on the hunt for an enchanting ball gown wedding dress. The sequins have been placed cleverly for sparkles from all angles. 

Sizing: XS-XL

Pros & Cons: The straps are detachable so you can switch the look up should you wish. We recommend wearing skin tone wedding underwear as the skirt is semi-sheer. 

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READ MORE: 23 of the Prettiest Pearl Wedding Dresses

6. Joanna Hope Sequin Bridal Maxi Dress - £260, Simply Be

Model wearing a sequin pattern sparkling wedding dress

If you are a vintage-loving bride, you can pile on the drama with a 1920s inspired wedding dress like this one from Simply Be. The scalloped sleeves, layered skirt and decadent beading are all features that nod to this era in the most charming way. 

Sizing: 10-32

Pros & Cons: This sparkle wedding dress is a soft shade of ivory which adds to its vintage appeal. Pair with glamorous heels and natural makeup for a fresh and youthful feel. 

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7. Amelia Sequin Dress - £108, Pretty Lavish

Model wearing a white sequin one shoulder wedding dress

Another affordable pick from Pretty Lavish is the Amelia sequin dress. It is a bargain at just over £100 and the sequins mean it is super glittery, especially under fairy lights. You could re-wear this dress to an evening celebration post-wedding day which would give you even more bang for your buck. 

Sizing: 6-16

Pros & Cons: This is a more casual wedding dress, making it perfect for a relaxing and informal celebration. You could dress the look up with a blazer or bridal cape

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8. Kyha - £POA, Love and Liberty 

Model wearing a beaded sparkly wedding dress

A more understated way to incorporate sparkle into your wedding dress is by opting for a chic pearl wedding dress. The Kyha dress from Love and Liberty has a flattering square neckline and a bodice with boning to give structure and form. 

Sizing: Custom 

Pros & Cons: If you thought the front of this dress was amazing, just wait until you see the sultry open back! It has a secure strap around the waist which is necessary to ensure you feel comfortable all day. 

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9. Jolie by Berta - £2,640, Victoria Lou Bridal

Model wearing a sparkly wedding dress with straps

The Jolie wedding dress by Berta is available at Victoria Lou Bridal and is the ideal pick for a boho bride who is looking for a glitter wedding dress. The bow details on the shoulder are a gorgeous finishing touch and that sparkling full skirt is breath-taking. 

Sizing: Custom

Pros & Cons: The cupped corset bodice balances out the statement skirt. This wedding dress will set you back just shy of £3,000 but it really is the ultimate sparkly wedding dress that you will never forget. 

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10. Sparkle Wedding Dress Heist - £778.46, Olivia Bottega 

Model wearing a strappy sparkling wedding dress

Available in light ivory or blush, this wedding dress by Olivia Bottega is inspired by sunrays reflecting off first snow. The A-line silhouette will cinch you in at the waist and the glitter tulle will shimmer and shine from head-to-toe. You can also add glittery long sleeves. 

Sizing: Custom

Pros & Cons: Unlike some glittery fabrics, the shimmer is entwined into the tulle so it won't transfer or fade. The style itself is simple, which means it doesn't look over the top, despite the all-over sparkles. 

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READ MORE: 8 Celebrity Brides Who Wore Berta Wedding Dresses

11. Princess Glitter Wedding Dress - £336.45, Etsy

Model wearing a corset style sparkly wedding dress

This is a princess wedding dress if we ever saw one! It is available in white, ivory or Champagne and you'd never believe it cost less than £350. We adore all the attention to detail, from the embellished straps to the delicate rhinestone waist band. 

Sizing: Custom

Pros & Cons: As this dress is made to order they won't accept returns but it does mean if you get your measurements correct, it should fit you like a glove! We recommend measuring yourself twice just to double-check. 

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12. Excelsior - £POA, Susanne Neville

Model wearing an off the shoulder long sleeved wedding dress with sparkles

On the hunt for a sexy wedding dress? You'll look incredible in this wedding dress by Susanne Neville. It is part of her Opulence collection and is the epitome of a glamorous look that manages to be sophisticated yet sultry. 

Sizing: Custom

Pros & Cons: If you feel like you'll be a little cold come evening, simply pop a bridal jacket over your shoulders. As this is a long-length gown, your shoes won't be that visible so you could save some money in the budget there. 

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13. Crystal Flower Volant Dress - £3,757, Kaviar Gauche 

Model wearing a tulle sparkly wedding dress

If you really want to make a statement, this wedding dress by Kaviar Guache will do so. It is the crystal flowers that add the element of sparkle to this gown and the tulle shoulders that make it so eye-catching. It's a contemporary look perfect for a modern bride. 

Sizing: 34-42

Pros & Cons: The sheer material means a slip worn underneath is advised. It's a unique wedding dress that we bet your wedding guests won't have seen before. 

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14. Magic Sparkle Wedding Dress - from £1,944.80, Etsy 

Model on a beach wearing a corset style sparkly wedding dress

Aptly named as a magic sparkle wedding dress, this design is handmade and crafted to a gold standard. The bodice is gorgeous and leads beautifully on to a full length glitter embellished skirt. Pop on a wedding tiara and your look will be complete. 

Sizing: 6-20

Pros & Cons: Reviews state that not only does this wedding dress fit impeccably, their customer service is superb. This means you'll likely need no alterations making it well worth the price tag. 

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Can You Wear a Sparkly Dress to a Wedding?

What you wear to your wedding day is completely your choice so if you want to wear a sparkly wedding dress, you should absolutely do so. It's the ideal time to wear a statement piece that you might typically not have the opportunity to rock. 

If you want to incorporate glitter into your wedding day attire but feel it might not suit the style of your wedding ceremony, you could change into a sparkle wedding dress as a second outfit for the reception. It'll look amazing in photographs and under lights when you hit the dancefloor. 

Who Makes Sparkly Wedding Dresses?

There are a number of designers who are synonymous for making sparkly wedding dresses such as Berta and Olivia Bottega. You'll also find sequinned and embellished styles from Needle & Thread and high street favourites Pretty Lavish and Coast

The finishing touch to a sparkly wedding dress? Some dazzling bridal jewellery of course!