Minimalist brides aren't looking for boring. They are looking for less-is-more bridal styles that are understated, yet still striking, even in their simplicity.
If you are a minimalist bride, then you are looking for a wedding dress that is clean, simple, elegant and modern. But that doesn't mean that you are looking for the most boring dress on the rack. You want a style without all of the fuss, that shows off your own feminine beauty. A style that is clean and contemporary. So, we have gathered the perfect list for you. And even if you don't consider yourself to be a minimalist, this list may just have you dreaming of a less-is-more wedding dress as well!
01. Prea James: Minimal Two Piece
This first minimalist approved bridal style comes from Prea James. A chic two-piece bridal look which features a twisted wrapped crop top in a lavish silk satin fabric. This stunning top is paired with a matching satin crepe skirt for a look that is clean and simple, while still being modern and captivating.
02. Jenny Yoo: Structured Strapless
Modern, minimal and elegant. This bridal gown from Jenny Yoo is understated and breathtaking. This structured strapless gown features an effortlessly sculpted scoop neckline, a flattering fully boned bodice and a daring high front slit.
03. Zoe Rowyn: Simple Elegance
Zoe Rowyn brings us this next minimalist bridal style. This simple gown still gives off a quiet vibe of effortless sophistication. Made from the finest Italian silk charmeuse, this gown features a scoop neckline, full length sleeves and a deep plunging back cut. But our favorite feature is the lace trimmed high front slit.
04. Galvan London: Diamond Cut Out
Clean, modern and effortlessly minimal. This next gown from Galvan London is sleek and simple, yet it has some exciting details. The most obvious is the diamond shape cut out at the back of the gown. This gown also features an effortless 90s inspired neckline with delicate spaghetti straps and a chic asymmetric seam detail at the base of the skirt.
05. Savannah Miller: Minimal Volume
If you are a minimalist bride who loves the puff sleeve trend, but who does not love the voluminous over-the-top ball gowns that they are typically attached to - then Savannah Miller has your solution. This luxurious stretch matte crepe gown features an empire waistline and simple skirt silhouette. But to add a touch of volume, this gown features trending puff sleeves that give that look a playful and contemporary feel.
06. Zoe Rowyn: Modern Vintage
We love a wedding style that can feel both vintage and modern at the same time. And that is exactly what we are getting from this next minimal bridal gown from Zoe Rowyn. This gown has a very clean, minimal and modern feel to it with its easy silhouette and high front slit. But the gathered bodice and billowing sleeves have clear vintage inspiration.
07. Houghton: Crepe Cape
This next minimal wedding dress features an exciting built-in bridal trend: a cape. This gown features a chic off-the-shoulder neckline and a clean, slim silhouette. But to add just a touch of contemporary drama to the look, this gown features a draped back cape that will have any bride wanting to twirl all day long!
08. Eva Lendel: Less Is More
Fittingly, this next minimal wedding gown comes from Eva Lendel's "Less is More" collection. This effortlessly draped gown features a captivating wrapped v-neckline bodice with contemporary cut out detailing.
09. Aesling: Fashion Forward Detailing
Just because you are a minimalist bride, who is craving a less-is-more bridal look - that doesn't mean your wedding day style still can't feel exciting and fashion forward. And we are just loving this next look. A sleek crepe wedding gown that features billowing, layered sleeves with button cuff detailing. Pair these with the plunging neckline and structured bodice, and this gown is just breathtaking.
10. Grace Loves Lace: Chic and Feminine
Minimal, yet still playful and feminine. We are just loving this next minimalist bridal style from Grace Loves Lace. This chic gown features a flattering cowl neckline, back tie detail and our favorite feature - the asymmetric seaming at the base of the skirt.
11. Houghton: Pleated Strapless
A contemporary and minimalist approved twist on a traditional strapless bridal style. We are just loving this chic gown from Houghton. Featuring a clean strapless neckline, a structured bodice and a pleated skirt with a hemline at the base which gives it a subtle bubble appearance.
12. Savannah Miller: Minimalist Statement
So how do you find a minimalist bridal gown that will still make a big statement on your wedding day? Savannah Miller may just have your solution. This luxurious shine Italian satin gown features a very simple, sleek and modest silhouette. But the full length sleeves split at the wrist to create draped details that hang down to the ground, creating a look that is both minimal and dramatic.
13. Aesling: Clean Romance
If you are a minimalist bride who loves a very clean, yet romantic look, then you don't want to miss this next gown. An effortless, and seemingly simple, crepe gown that features a structured off-the-shoulder neckline that adds a modern and romantic feel to this look.
14. Danielle Frankel: Modern Silk
Simple, yet dramatic. This next minimal wedding dress comes from Danielle Frankel. This silk wool gown features a raised cowl neckline that has a very contemporary feel to it. To balance out the high neckline, this gown features an open back with a scarf draped accent. This gown is simple and minimal, yet exciting from every angle.
15. Prea James: Relaxed and Sophisticated
If you are a minimalist bride who is looking for a wedding day look that is both relaxed and sophisticated, this is it. From Prea James, this effortless gown features a flattering wrap silhouette with a high side slit and a chic belted detail. And from behind, this gown features a low open back that will leave everyone speechless as you walk down the aisle.
16. Jenny Yoo: Sleek and Modern
This next minimalist bridal gown from Jenny Yoo features a very sleek and modern style. Our favorite feature of this gown has to be the scoop back which is framed by an illusion panel. This seemingly simple detail is just so captivating. The front of this gown features a clean V-neckline with spaghetti straps and a classic silhouette. This gown gives you the perfect mix of classic and modern, but in a very minimalist way.
17. Grace Loves Lace: Simple Elegance
Simple, elegant and definitely minimalist approved. This next bridal gown comes from Grace Loves Lace. A clean and romantic off-the-shoulder bridal style that is made from Grace Loves Lace's signature decadent stretch crepe, which supports and sculpts effortlessly. In the back, this gown is finished with cascading satin covered buttons and a delicate train.
18. Zoe Rowyn: Couture Minimal Midi
Our next minimalist bridal style comes from Zoe Rowyn. And this chic modern midi gown feels so couture and elegant. This gown features a slim cut silhouette with a dramatic oversized frill accent that begins at the one-shoulder neckline and cascades gown the entire length of the gown.
19. Grace Loves Lace: Minimal Lace
So how does a minimalist bride wear a lavish lace wedding gown, while still keeping things...minimal?? Grace Loves Lace has achieved just that with this next wedding dress. This chic wedding dress feels both lavish, with its all over lace design, and minimal with its simple and effortless silhouette. This gown shows that minimal loving brides can still enjoy lace, but in a less-is-more style.
20. Watters: Minimal Doesn't Mean Boring
Just because you are a minimalist bride, that doesn't mean that your less-is-more wedding dress needs to be boring. It can be understated and without all of the frills, while still being exciting and feminine. And that is what we love about this next wedding dress from Watters. Overall this gown is clean and elegant, and compared to most bridal looks - it is very minimal in its styling. But it features a few details that we just love. The irresistible flutter sleeves and the bodice cutout/open back combination that is so alluring.
21. Galvan London: Old Hollywood Glam
It is clear to see how this next minimal wedding dress was inspired by the classic looks of Old Hollywood Glamour. This liquid silk satin gown from Galvan London features the most captivating asymmetric wrapped neckline that turns into a dramatic silk sash that cascades down the back of the gown. The draped silhouette of this gown is ultra minimal, yet so glamourous.
22. Eva Lendel: Gold Details
Modern, yet minimal this confident bridal style is one that you don't want to miss. This gown from Eva Lendel features a sleek, slim silhouette with off-the-shoulder sleeves and a collared neckline. And to add another contemporary detail to this look, the gown is finished with gold detailing.
23. Rita Vinieris: Ultra Modern Minimalist
Our next minimalist wedding dress from Rita Vinieris has an ultra modern look to it. This almost futurist two-piece bridal style is only for our bravest, couture loving minimalist brides out there. Featuring an open back long sleeve crop top with a high mock neckline and back tie. This dramatic crop top is paired with a floor length sculpted pencil skirt which is finished in the back with a v-waistline and back slit. Who is brave enough for this minimal and modern bridal look?
24. Fame and Partners: Minimal Cowl Neck
Less formal, yet sophisticated. We are loving this last minimalist wedding dress from Fame and Partners. A chic ankle length gown that features a draped cowl neckline, twisted back straps and a dramatic front slit.By Kathryn Schrotenboer