Versatile, flattering and hopelessly romantic, sweetheart wedding dresses are always a beautiful choice for any bride. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this style is simple though, as there are so many different ways to rock a stunning sweetheart neckline. From sparkly wedding gowns to sultry fitted numbers, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite sweetheart neckline wedding dresses for you to browse.
Strapless is the most popular way to wear a sweetheart neckline and it’s easy to see why this style of dress is loved by brides. Not only does the neckline leave room to accessorise, it also flatters the bust to perfection and suits pretty much any dress shape.
Style 2950 – Allure Bridals
We had to begin our edit with the show stopping 2950 dress from Allure Bridals. Available from their Romance collection, this strapless wedding dress is perfect for the modern bride and has the most incredible ruffled pink skirt. With the skirt commanding so much attention, the silhouette of the lacy top half is kept fuss-free with a pretty sweetheart neckline.
Jackie – Blue by Enzoani
This beautiful Blue by Enzoani wedding dress is a timeless design that would make any bride feel at her most beautiful on her big day. The classic sweetheart neckline leads into an embroidered bodice, which extends down the A-line skirt in a tangle of floral lace detail. This traditional gown is complemented with a contemporary low back.
Style 957 - Alfred Angelo Sapphire Collection
If you want to add a bit of on trend sparkle to your bridal look, then get ready to squeal at the 957 wedding dress from Alfred Angelo. The sweetheart neckline is complemented by a bodycon fitted top half, which then leads into a delicate flared skirt. To transform the style into a vintage wedding dress, simply add a pair of elbow length gloves for Hollywood glam.
Style 8862 - Justin Alexander
Style 8862 from Justin Alexander was made to create killer curves! This sweetheart neckline wedding dress has a lovely fishtail shape with clever lacy panelling. Look closer and you can fully appreciate the intricate floral embroidery on this lace wedding dress.
Virginia - Badgley Mischka
For a classic and timeless shape, you can’t go wrong with the Virginia wedding dress from Badgley Mischka. The 2016 collection is all about modern shapes and embellishment which the Virginia style embodies without being too OTT. The column shape and clean cut neckline will give you the most enviable silhouette.
Style 2961 – Allure Bridals
We’re fussing over another beauty from the Allure Bridals Romance collection, and this time it’s their 2961 ball gown. Simply breath taking, this gown has plenty of fairytale charm and is even available in gold, as well as ivory and white. The bust flattering sweetheart neckline leads into a timeless lace bodice with embroidery cascading down the skirt.
Style 18021 - Ellis Bridals
If daring and dramatic is how you envision your wedding dress to be, then perhaps the 18021 wedding dress from Ellis Bridals could be your perfect match. This tiered wedding dress has the dreamiest layered skirt and a sweetheart corset bodice to pull you in at the waist.
Kimberley - Enzoani
The 2016 Enzoani collection is full of incredible sweetheart wedding dresses – just take a look at the dazzling Kimberley gown. This feminine style has a classic A-line shape which is given a modern twist thanks to the soft tulle skirt and beaded lace detail. The scalloped lace train will glide beautifully as you take to the aisle.
Style 3890 - Sincerity Bridal
What bride wouldn’t want to feel like a princess in a fairytale wedding dress? The tulle material of the 3890 ball gown from Sincerity gives the skirt a dreamy, floaty feel, made all the more romantic thanks to the super neat sweetheart neckline. This dress has the most delicate wash of pink, which gives the classic A-line shape a contemporary update.
Style 6416 - Lillian West
Although they’re usually known for their ethereal boho wedding dresses, Lillian West make sure to appeal to the glamorous bride with their 6416 mermaid dress. Sweetheart wedding dresses with a dramatic mermaid skirt are a breath taking combination.
Kristie - Enzoani
If you need another mermaid wedding dress to swoon over, then let us introduce you to the gorgeous Kristie gown from Enzoani. Featuring a classic sweetheart neckline and a scattering of elegant floral detail, this dress is undoubtedly striking. The figure hugging top half of the dress extends into a long tulle train.
Style 2962 – Allure Bridals
For a sophisticated and stylish look, opt for the 2962 Allure Bridals Romance dress which has a classic silhouette. This A-line design is all about the contrasting textures – from the lace sweetheart bodice to the super soft tulle skirt. Pair with sparkly silver jewellery to complete the look.
Style 8851 - Justin Alexander
If a sweetheart neckline is on your wedding dress wish list but you want something a bit different, then Justin Alexander’s 8851 wedding dress could make your dreams come true. The subtle pink flush gives the dress a girly, modern vibe whilst the silk material and dropped waistline ensures a sleek silhouette. Take a look at our bridalwear pages to see more stunning pink wedding dresses like this one.
Janessa – Blue by Enzoani
On its own, the Janessa column gown from Blue by Enzoani oozes sophistication with its sleek silhouette and figure flattering top half – add the detachable skirt and you have a transformable wedding dress which is a dramatic show-stopper. The high-low tulle material of the skirt works really well with the shape of the dress, plus it has a slim beaded belt for added sparkle.
Who said sweetheart neckline wedding dresses had to be strapless? An illusion neckline allows a sweetheart bodice to peep through, yet the addition of extra embellishment and detailing takes things up a notch.
Style 2540 - Alfred Angelo
Wedding dresses with illusion necklines are always a stunning look - the sweetheart neckline on style 2540 from Alfred Angelo pairs with the illusion element so well and the satin material only enhances the glamour. Style 2540 is ideal if you like the idea of a sweetheart neckline but want to feel more covered up.
Kamila - Enzoani
Ah Kamila from Enzoani – we just want to put this dress on and never take it off! The sweetheart neckline on this column wedding dress is given a fashion forward transformation thanks to the halter illusion neckline. The most beautiful lace embroidery cascades from the top of the dress to the bottom and the illusion back has plenty of wow factor.
Belle-Stevie - Martina Liana
We’d never have guessed that this amazing Martina Liana wedding dress is actually a separate top and skirt! Their current range includes 18 pieces which you can mix and match for a totally unique look. The tiered Stevie skirt goes so well with the Belle sweetheart bodysuit. To see more two in one combinations like this, check out our edit of stylish bridal separates.
Aviva - Monique Lhuillier
Sweetheart neckline? Check. Illusion neckline? Check. A healthy dose of sparkle? Check! The incredible Aviva dress from Monique Lhuillier is a complete fairytale. The deep sweetheart neckline looks like it’s been showered by a silver snowstorm – it’s complemented further by a silver waistband and that amazing blush pink skirt.
Style 6423 - Lillian West
If you want your illusion neckline to be subtle so the sweetheart bit shines through, then the 6423 wedding dress from Lillian West ticks this box. The prettiest floral embroidery winds its way across the bodice and extends behind to frame the illusion back. To see more dresses with detail like this, have a browse through our edit of floral wedding dresses.
Style 2561 - Alfred Angelo
Style 2561 from Alfred Angelo has a distinctly Grecian vibe to it, which would make it a perfect wedding dress for the beach. The height enhancing empire waistline leads up to a stunning sweetheart neckline, made even more romantic thanks to the crossover bodice. The embellished illusion neckline gives the gown a 1920s twist.
Sleeves and Straps
If you feel like you can’t quite brave a strapless dress, then a sweetheart neckline with sleeves and straps is an easy way to still wear the look. From subtle spaghetti straps to pretty cap sleeves, the humble sweetheart neckline suits them all.
Style D2006 - Essense of Australia
The unforgettable D2006 from Essense of Australia is sure to wow your wedding party. Sultry spaghetti straps support the sweetheart neckline, which is enhanced with elegant diamante beading. We especially love that the lace overlay of the dress is combined with a satin sheath layer underneath for a touch of metallic luxe.
Style D2073 - Essense of Australia
Essense of Australia’s D2073 ball gown would make any bride feel like a princess on her wedding day. The super flattering sweetheart bodice shows off your décolletage to perfection, whilst the slim straps offer support without detracting from the look. The lovely lace bodice is contrasted with diamante beading and an ethereal tulle skirt.
Style BB121511 – Bellice
The beautiful BB121511 wedding dress from Bellice is perfect for brides who are inspired by all things vintage. The net cap sleeves are a lovely way to set off the subtle sweetheart neckline. Heavy floral embellishment contrasts with a shimmery satin finish on the bodice – we adore!
If you’re going to be wearing a sweetheart wedding dress in the colder months, make sure you keep the chill away by pairing it with one of the beautiful bridal cover ups in our guide.