Beach dresses for a wedding guest

Find all types of beach dresses for a wedding guest for sale on our E-store. Human hair types like cheap summer dresses for a beach wedding guest, beach wedding guest maxi dresses etc. All casual beach dresses for wedding guests On Bellarmart are carefully handpicked. Our maxi dresses for a beach wedding guest selected just  for our beautiful ladies are durable and easy to use.

Beach Dresses For A Wedding Guest

What’s the best wedding dress style for a beach wedding?

It’s all about your location. Your first thought may be a full lace A-line gown but this simply will not fit in with a laid-back celebration on the beach. Equally, wearing a simplistic chiffon, shift dress would look out of place in an elegant European castle.

For a breathtaking beach wedding we would suggest a bohemian wedding dress, which will move beautifully in the sea breeze. Or why not try something with a statement lace or keyhole back.

Think ahead and choose a material for your wedding dress which is going to breathe and keep you cool on your big day. Loose fitting fabrics such as chiffon and organza are perfect for a Caribbean climate. But keep in mind that generally things get much cooler in the evenings abroad and so pack matching boleros for you and your bridesmaids just in case.

Our round-up of the best boho wedding dresses for a beach wedding are ideal whether you’re walking in sandals or a barefoot across the white sands of your wedding destination.

If you’re looking for something short for your beach wedding, check out our pick of the best short wedding dresses.

W419 by Alexia

The lace detailing at the shoulders and waist is what elevates this simple column dress by Alexia into something really special.

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The soft cowl neck is super feminine and is low enough so that you won’t get hot under the collar.


F171011 by Jasmine

This sophisticated Alencon lace gown by Jasmine has delicate beading in a cascading vine pattern – the perfect design for sunny climes.

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Shoulder straps add interest to the top half and the dress drops down low at the back to keep you cool. The pretty skirt flares out softly from the knee all the way to the floor.


6772 by Voyage

We love the fancy free design of this flirty 50s-style dress from Voyage – a brand that knows a thing or two about destination dresses.

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Short at the front and long at the back with a cute jewelled waistband – it ticks all the boxes. Add a pair of sparkly strappy sandals and you’re good to go!


Hartwell by Blue by Enzoani

This is absolutely perfect for a destination wedding somewhere hot. The delicate beaded floral lace appliqués on the straps are perfectly balanced with a figure-hugging low-backed dress with romantic lace overlay.

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6045 by Sweetheart

Matte satin won’t glare too much in the sun, so it’s the perfect choice if you’re getting married abroad. This elegant fit and flare gown by Sweetheart has lovely detail at the back with satin-covered buttons and a chapel length train.

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Inbal Raviv

Bohemian wedding dresses tend to be more relaxed in their style and shape, but that doesn’t make the details any less significant.

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From lace, embroidery, subtle ruffles and even rope detailing – it’s the details that ooze boho charm here.


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Maggie Sottero

While Maggie Sottero dresses may be better known for their clever corsetry that complements every bride, this bridal powerhouse also has plenty of options for the relaxed bride.

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Here, subtle bands of lace appliqué introduce a soft patterning effect, complemented by the antique ivory fabric.


Oksana Mukha

Layer upon layer of the softest fabrics evoke an undeniably dreamy aesthetic, with off-the-shoulder sleeves and a knotted bodice adding boho flair.

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What makes this design stand out from other bohemian wedding dresses has to be the exquisite lace puddle train which is the perfect fit for a beach wedding.


Cherry Williams London

Sleek silhouettes aren’t only suited to city chic weddings. Cherry Williams London gives this gown a bohemian vibe with draping to the sleeves and a relaxed take on the bateau neckline.

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Berta

Building on the trend for front skirt slits showcased in 2016, Berta reveal a more daring design than ever. The wider slit showcases the semi-scalloped lace edging, drawing attention to it as it cascades to ground level.

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Team this dress with crystal barefoot sandals and you’ve nailed boho, beach wedding style.


Grace Loves Lace

Halternecks are still big news in bridal. Delicate straps and large lace motifs give this style a laid-back twist.

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Pallas Couture

Bohemian wedding dresses needn’t always mean flowing fabrics with very little structure. For the perfect balance, try this design from Pallas Couture.

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The deep plunging bodice and structured lace interest gives way as the gown flares out after skimming the hips into a whimsical tulle skirt. Although more formal than many, boho brides could still rock this dress with ease.


Charlie Brear

More often associated with formal wedding dresses, don’t discount sleeves if your style is more relaxed. Here, mid-length lace sleeves softly extend the bodice and neckline detail.

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Theia Couture

Draped sleeves, intricate lace and a plunging back make this dress utterly beautiful and bohemian.

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Temperley

For a more traditional take on bohemian wedding dresses, try a gown like this one from Temperley London.

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The floating fabric, capped sleeves and understated appliqué keep the look laid-back, with the more structured bodice adding a timeless touch. Fancy a floral crown to? Browse our pick of the best wedding hair accessories.


More Beach Wedding Dresses from True Bride

These lightweight wedding dresses from the latest True Bride collection are perfect for a party on the beach. Elegant and timeless, they all share a lasting beauty yet have a casual feel that make them perfect for a wedding abroad.

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If you’re tying the knot on the sand, remember that you may not need a traditional train. You may want your hemline to be shorter, and you won’t want lots of heavy underskirts – think floaty fabrics that will blow in the sea breeze and you won’t go far wrong. Here are some of our favourite looks for 2020.

Style W110 by True Bride

Style W110 is an airy, chiffon dress that boasts a Grecian-inspired drape at the back.

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The modest train makes this perfect for a beach setting – it won’t weigh you down or hold you back.


Style W138 by True Bride

Style W138 has a light, fluid shape with a sheer illusion neckline, encrusted with sparkly beads and accents of lace.

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A gorgeous choice for a low-key bride still looking for a gown with an edge. Check out our round-up of the best lace wedding dresses here.


Style W134 by True Bride

Style W134 is perfect for a country or rustic beach setting abroad.

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This is a simple, informal lace wedding dress without all the fuss. Elegant simplicity at its best.


Style W112 by True Bride

For a fashion-forward and unique look, style W112 is a stunning choice for a beach bride.

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A short wedding dress with a sassy full A-line skirt and a statement crystal detail at the waist, it is guaranteed to wow your guests.


Style W998 by True Bride

Style W998 is inspired by the glamour of Hollywood sirens and decades gone by.

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A lightweight satin gown with a simple cut and low back, making it perfect for a glamorous destination wedding – think ‘private villa in Ibiza’ or ‘the Amalfi coast’.


Style W951 by True Bride

Style W951 is a casual yet super romantic gown perfect for a beach wedding ceremony. It has subtle crystal beading which is sure to catch the sunshine – or candlelight.

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This wedding dress can be worn with a sheer tulle bolero for that added evening coverage should you need it.


Top Tips for Buying Beach Wedding Dresses

Choosing a wedding dress is a tricky task at the best of times but when you have to factor in sand and scorching temperatures, there are a few rules that you must consider.

Shorter dresses are perfect for a beautiful barefoot beach wedding although a longer dress in this environment can add a little more romance. If you are considering a longer beach wedding dress try a light and floaty fabric, not only will this keep you cool but it help while sauntering down the beach.

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Again, keep it light on the accessories if you’re having a beach wedding – a veil is a good option to keep your hair in place. Alternatively, embrace the sea air with a couple of hair slides among your tousled locks.

Anyway, we asked the team at Benjamin Roberts for their top tips for buying beach wedding dresses, and here’s what they had to say…

Buy a lightweight fabric wedding dress for your wedding abroad

Seek out lightweight fabrics such as tulle and chiffon. Chiffon is very flattering and cool, it won’t crease up after travelling and you can hang it in a steamy shower room and any small creases will fall out after just 20 minutes. Consider silk chiffon if you can afford it as it’s slightly more luxurious.

A good tip is to place tissue paper over any beading or crystals on your wedding dress so that when it’s folded and packed in your luggage, the embellishments don’t ‘dent’ the fabric in flight.

Buy a detailed back wedding dress for your beach wedding

Consider a wedding dress with a low, sexy back, with strings of beads falling from shoulder to shoulder.

This looks beautiful if you’ve managed to get a tan first and the guests will love looking at the back of your dress while you’re saying your vows.

Think about style details where the dress might have tulle or chiffon lengths of fabric that will catch the breeze, too. If your wedding dress does have details like this, you may not need a traditional veil.

Buy a paddle train wedding dress for your wedding abroad

Always try to aim for a puddle train which literally means it sits behind your ankles like a puddle of fabric and doesn’t look too out of place on a beach or at a tropical resort.

Avoid heavy thick satin dresses for your wedding abroad

Avoid heavy, thick satins that will make you look and feel overdressed for the beach. Also, don’t buy a wedding dress with too many layers of petticoats, as they will stick to your legs in hot weather.

Avoid wedding dresses with a heavy corset for your beach wedding

Steer clear of dresses with a heavy corset – they will make you sweat more and you’ll feel awkward and unable to breathe in high temperatures. Get the right underwear and you’ll have all the support you need.

Best Places To Buy Your Wedding Dress Online

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Hey, brides! It’s bridal stylist Christina here ready with a bottle of bubbles & oodles of tips to get you started with wedding dress shopping! And as your virtual bridal fairy godmother, I’m here to guide you through all the joys of shopping online.https://11005846a8276a914e0b95b10bcb9a0c.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html

It’s true we love the experience of shopping in a bridal salon (I work in one after all!) but there’s no denying the advantage of shopping for your wedding dress online. Love a trendy designer from across the globe that’s not carried in your local bridal salon? You may be able to buy direct online. And what’s more, online retailers like The Outnet & Net-a-Porter offer high-fashion, designer gowns off the runway for a fraction of their usual price.

All of this means: you don’t need to visit stores in real life anymore to find your perfect wedding dress!

With this online wedding shopping guide, you can find your ceremony dress, reception party dress, eloping dress, or anything else you’ve been searching for to complete your wedding looks. We’ve curated our top twenty favorite online shops that make wedding dress shopping easy, at every price point and for every style.10 Best Places to Buy Your Wedding Dress Online – Etsy Mywony Bridal Tulle Wedding DressGown by Mywony Bridal available on Etsy10 Best Places to Buy Your Wedding Dress Online – Etsy Mywony Bridal Embellished Wedding Dress 2Gown by Mywony Bridal available on Etsy

Etsy

Price range: $150+

Etsy has a little bit of everything: non-traditional, colorful, whimsical, vintage, and plenty of embellishments. Even more, you can find ready-to-wear gowns & custom made pieces= in just about every price range!

There are bold laces for the bohemian brides, blush tones or blue colors for the playful brides, and dainty lace details and beading for the unique bride. We love just how personalized these pieces are, handmade with love.

Are you a wild bride looking for a little color? Shop our 20 favorite romantic wedding gowns on Etsy in dreamy colors. You can find our 10 favorite Etsy wedding dress designers here.

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BHLDN

Price range: $200 – $3,000

BHLDN’s style is playful and modern with an air of something heavenly. We love their featured capsule collections with some of our favorite designers (like current collaborations with Jenny Yoo and Theia!) and you can even find affordable Watters label gowns listed on their site.

If there isn’t a BHLDN location near you then shop online and take advantage of their easy 30-day return policy. Pieces start at only $200, making it a great way to shop for any price point.

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Nearly Newlywed

Price range: $200 – $5,000

This site is the best bridal shopping for new AND preowned wedding dresses. Filter through options that are important to you like price points, silhouette, and designers. Whether that means you find your perfect dress that has been discontinued, or you score a designer piece for a major discount, you can customize your search.

You can even shop their collection of jewelry and accessories for a complete bridal look!

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The Outnet

Price range: $200 – $10,000

This is the dream shopping site for the bride wanting a high-fashion designer piece for a major discount. Find something glamorous for your wedding and even a stylish and cute piece for your bridal shower!

Search by specific designers or by style to narrow down your vision for your wedding day, or check out their wedding shop for some of the coolest designer white dresses (many gowns at 50 percent off or more!)

We’ve even crafted a list of editor’s picks from the site’s current selection of discounted designer gowns.

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ASOS

Price range: $40 – $400

ASOS is a great option for the bride swept up in the romance and ready to elope.

We’re loving the size-inclusive styles, with options for curvy, tall, and petite shapes. They have pieces that range from more trendy statement-making looks to classic and clean pieces. But regardless of design, everything about these white dresses has an element that feels playful.

These dresses tend to be more affordable and budget-friendly which means an outfit change may be in order!

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Reformation

Price range: $200 – $500

Another modern online shop we love, Reformation makes wedding shopping for you and your bridesmaids effortless. Their pieces are ideal for a cool city bride, a casual backyard wedding bride, or any bride looking for high-style and simplicity.

Visit their “Wedding” section for classy and timeless pieces, and coordinate with your bridesmaid besties for other colorful flowy styles. We love their uncompromising quality, natural silk fabrics, and focus on being eco-friendly in a fast-fashion world.

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MATCHESFASHION

Price range: $170 – $29,000

For the little girl who old-school cut & paste fashion collages from Vogue magazines as a kid (like our editor, Claire!), you’ll want to take a look at the gowns listed on runway-ready MATCHESFASHION.

Featuring feather-adorned Saint Laurent minis, lavish Valentino gowns, ultra-cool Rodarte separates & radical Alexander McQueen bridal suits – this online retailer offers high-end & fashion-forward wedding gowns. Avant-garde brides will rejoice over the collection of cool shapes & textiles. After all, you’re not the kind of gal that does the traditional salon shopping anyway, right?

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Net-a-Porter

Price range: $500 – $5,000

These ready-to-wear gowns and designer pieces are all beautifully curated for the sophisticated bride.

From classic looks with simple and clean lines to more avant-garde party pieces with overstated ruffles and sequins, this site is a compilation of our dream luxe designer looks. Their site is updated three times a week, so you can keep coming back to see what else speaks to you and your bridal vision.

Noteworthy designers include Jenny Packham, Reem Acra, Temperley London, Rime Arodaky, Lela Rose and Needle & Thread – with some gowns starting at about $500!

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Fame & Partners

Price range: $200 – $500

While we’ve shared plenty of their gowns on BM – Fame & Partners are a major love on our list because not only are they customizable, but they’re also a nearly zero waste company. These pieces are made-to-order and essential for the contemporary bride.

Shop their bridal section, and keep in mind, nearly every one of their gowns on the site for all occasions is available in “ivory.” We encourage you to play around on their site and start designing your perfect dress.

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Torrid

Price range: $100 – $200

Torrid isn’t only focused on streetwear fashion! Their online wedding section is here for curvier brides wanting a simple and feminine no-fuss gown. Their website even lets you select which fit model you want to see the dress on – which makes envisioning the dress on you even easier.

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Daughters of Simone

Price range: $1,500 – $2,400

Fusing together the energy of the headstrong bride mixed with soft and bold details, Daughters of Simone was born.

Their signature style uses scalloped crochet laces, buttery silks, and ribbons and bows in the most imaginative designs. These pieces are truly free-spirited in craft and mantra. Designed with inspired silhouettes of the 1970’s for the independent woman of today, rebellious brides will rejoice in the cut-out details and extravagant silk scarves.

Take a look at their try on at home program and find your dream dress!

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Grace Loves Lace

Price range: $1,200 – $3,200

Style and comfort are equal partners in this luxurious match made in lace-y heaven. Grace Loves Lace mixes their signature stretchy fabrics with sexy fits at a price attainable for any bride.

The site offers made-to-order and ready-wear pieces, so no matter how long or short your timeline is, you can make a Grace Loves Lace gown your own. Your order is processed along with the help of their expert online stylists to ensure you achieve the perfect fit customized with your exact color and style details in mind.

All gowns are ethically made in their Australian headquarters – just one of the endless reasons we love them!

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Galia Lahav

Price Range: $2,195 – $10,750

With lavish gowns sparking the imagination of brides around the globe, we’re thrilled to share that you no longer have to visit a coveted Galia Lahav stockist in person to shop their breathtaking GALA & Pret-a-Porter collections.

Every season we’re enchanted by Galia Lahav’s inspired wedding dress collections. Always offering brides a chance to make a powerful statement as they walk down the aisle, each and every dress exhibits an attention to detail that is nearly unparalleled in the bridal space. It’s no surprise then that so many celebrities don Galia’s gowns for both their wedding days & red carpet events.

Offering free shipping worldwide on both their GALA made-to-order gowns & Pret-a-Porter styles, you can now be a Galia angel no matter where you live.

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Loho Bride

Price range: $250 – $4,800

Loho Bride is 100% in a League of Her Own. With two immaculate shops located in California, now anyone can become a Loho bride by visiting their dreamy online store! Here you can find mini dresses, jumpsuits, and the coolest accessories.

Some pieces are made-to-order, giving you the expected lead time, and some gowns are ready to purchase and ship immediately. This shop is perfect for the bride who transcends labels or convention.

It should come as no surprise that the owner, Christy Doxtater, has an eye for style that is unmatched! (Check out some of her expertise from Fashion Week, here!)

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Shop Bop

Price range: $200 – $2,000

This site features playful and chic designer looks starting at just $200!

These dresses are light and airy, doused in sequins, sparkle, or cheerful bows and ruffles. Go from the courthouse to your reception in any of these polished styles. Their collection of dresses is also ideal for elopements, second looks, or any bride on the go. (With looks from Marchesa Notte and Zimmermann, to name a few!)

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Free People

Price range: $60 – $500

While this isn’t your standard wedding dress shopping experience, we love their signature rock-n-roll meets laid back style.

Find white dresses perfect for a beachy bride, honeymoon vacation, or a playful and flirty bachelorette look. Natural fabrics, embroidery, crochet, and drapey elements encapsulate Free People’s dresses. Toss tradition to wind, babe, because adventure awaits!

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Revolve

Price range: $200 – $1,200

Looking for sexy dresses or designer pieces with a twist? Plunging necklines and low backs adorn these pieces in true Revolve fashion – they are for the bride looking to make a statement.

Check out their Little White Dresses section too, to find head-turning pieces for before or after the big day without breaking the bank.

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Kamperett

Price Range: $315 – $1,900

How many times has a Kamperett wedding dress sat in my shopping cart until I’ve reminded myself “You’re already married”? Too many times.

Kamperett, the Los Angeles fashion house that marries LA-cool-girl fashion with cottage-core romance, offers brides a chance to buy a stunning wedding dress they can wear again, again and again. Crafting ethereal organza gowns & sexy silk slips, these dresses are for the hopeless romantic ready to dive straight into her honeymoon post-ceremony.

Affordable, re-wearable, ethically-made & wholly sustainable, Kamperett is a knockout in price, style & modern bride values.

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Floravere

Price range: $700 – $3,000

Floravere lets you buy directly online without having to set foot in a showroom (but that’s an option, too!) Here you’ll find high-quality fabrics sourced from all over the world, without the markup of regular retail shops.

The modern brand is now happily size-inclusive from a size 0 to 26! And with a noteworthy Beyond the Ceremony collection, we find where all the pantsuits we’ve ever needed have been waiting.

Know one of these pieces is the one? They are all made to order (to avoid mass production) and take about three to five months to be delivered.

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Kaviar Gauche

Price Range: $460 – $6,660

German fashion house Kaviar Gauche stole our attention at the end of 2020 with their incredible new bridal collection, Cloud 9.

Aware of the quickly-changing bridal world – with Covid-19-era weddings adding smaller events & garnering a need for alternative dresses shoppable online – Kaviar Gauche created a civil line that allows brides to make a big statement even with a mini dress (and mini budget!)

Find drama with even the smallest of dresses, adorned with twirl-worthy fringe and eye-catching silhouettes. The collection includes all the needs of a 2021 bride: mini shorts and dramatic overskirts, tailored pants and sexy bridal blazers, jumpsuits, midi dresses, to-die-for minis & even a modern ballgown.

Their past collections, also shoppable online, include even more lavish embellishments ready for your bigger event, hopefully soon to come.

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Shop Gossamer

Price range: $100 – $2,000

Looking for something wild and truly one-of-a-kind? This perfectly curated online shop is one of our vintage favorites.

Shop Gossamer has a stunning assortment of antique gems ranging from the 1920s to the 1980s in the most lovely ivory and soft blushes or nude tones. Breathe life into something vintage, and let any of these dresses party one more love-filled evening.

And take note – this shop also creates some of their own custom pieces, made to order, inspired by the beautiful styles of yesteryear.

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Arcade Vintage Boutique

Price Range: $200 – $1,100

Another treasure trove of vintage bridal gems from our friends down under. Arcade Vintage Boutique curates a gorgeous wedding dress collection alongside their everyday wear, from luxuriously beaded 1920s dresses to long-sleeved lace gowns from the 1970s. With new collections of vintage wear arriving periodically, you always have a chance to find a one-of-a-kind wonder.

One thing we truly love about Arcade Vintage Boutique is that they photograph their bridal collection on-location rather than in-studio. We find that often it’s hard to “imagine yourself” in a vintage gown on your wedding day when they’re normally photographed on mannequins or in-studio catalog shots. Arcade goes the extra mile to show you how beautiful & special these gowns will make you feel on your wedding day.

PS: for brides looking for the perfect, vintage cape, this lace bridal jacket has the most incredible train!

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LVD Bridal

Price Range: $840 – $4,500

Budget-friendly AND eco-friendly, LVD Bridal is the sample & consignment sister store from trendy bridal salon The Dress Theory.

If you’re a bride who loves the trendiest designers & gowns of today but can’t quite budget the price of a new, made-to-order gown you might be in luck when shopping on their online store. Selling gently used shop samples & consigning gowns from past brides, LVD Bridal gives brides on a budget (or brides looking to shop in a more eco-friendly manner) the chance to buy their dream gown at a more affordable price.

Be sure to follow their Instagram account too as they often announce flash sales that cut retail prices in half and sometimes more!

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Still White

Price Range: $10 – $30,000+

A more ‘worldwide’ online consignment store, Still White is a massive platform of real brides & bridal salons selling floor samples, preowned & brand new couture wedding gowns.

What we love is how easy their site is to use. You can shop & explore the site based on designers you love, size, silhouette, sleeves, neckline, length, back, colors, fabrics…it goes on and on! You can sort the database by “Biggest Saving” finding gowns literally at 99% off their market price.

Best of all, if you’re looking for a particular dress or designer to appear on sale, you can set up alerts for that designer so you’ll get an email when a new dress is listed.

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Shona Joy

Price Range: $150 – $545

Whether you’re searching for the perfect Micro Wedding, Minimony or elopement dress or you just happen to be a romantic, casual bride Shona Joy is about to be your wedding dress bestie.

Translating their sexy & effortless RTW silhouettes into bridal stunning fabrics that look like liquid silk, Shona Joy has made the dream wedding dress collection for the fashion-forward bride on a budget. Find flowing, bias-cut gowns with beautiful trains, bridal separates with tie tops & wide-leg pants and a number of midi and shorter styles.

The best part is, all of these dresses could so easily be worn for years and years to come as sexy resort-wear for that Post-Covid honeymoon.

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Bec + Bridge

Price Range: $220 – $420

Long been our go-to for wedding guest wardrobes & bridesmaid dresses, Bec + Bridge’s wedding dress edit is just as effortlessly sexy & affordable as their bridal party attire.

Australian-made, Bec & Bridge offers much of their trendy line of minis, midis, separates & gowns in shades of ivory, champagne & white, meaning your favorite Bec & Bridge silhouette comes in a classic, wedding-ready hue.

We’ve long loved the glamorous cowl-neck Moon Dance gown & think the one-shoulder Dreamer Asym dress would be so perfect for the bride on the hunt for a gown equally casual as it is sexy.

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The Own Studio

Price Range: $1,160 – $3,410

Dub this one a “Claire Favorite”, our Editor-in-Chief has been inundating the Bridal Musings group chats with every single gown by The Own Studio. And rightly so! Our latest bridal designer discovery from the UK has the team spellbound by their unique take on the sexy, silk wedding gown.

Not just another bias-cut slip dress, The Own Studio has created a collection of silk wedding gowns that feature one-of-a-kind detail and avant-garde silhouettes. Take Style 023 for example, this would-be-halter-gown features illusion paneling and eye-catching sleeves – a sleek bridal style we truly haven’t seen before. Or Claire’s favorite Style 017, which is a smooth satin silk halter that reveals the most unexpected & stunning scarf tie & keyhole back.

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A.B. Ellie

Price Range: $600 – $4,400

The artful & chic wedding accessories designer A.B. Ellie has just launched a section of their online store with exclusive Little White Dresses & separates from some of our favorite indie bridal designers.

While this is likely the smallest shop & most “boutique-y” option on our list, we have high hopes for this edit that includes dresses and bridal looks perfect for the Covid-era of smaller, casual weddings. If you’re a bride who wants something less formal or shorter length for your Minimony but don’t want to sacrifice quality or style you’ll be thrilled by the casual couture options.

It goes without saying we think this handmade silk wrap dress by The Law Bridal would be perfect for your wedding-day look & wardrobe for decades to come.

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Needle & Thread

Price range: $700 – $1,200

Come gasp along with us at these beautifully embellished looks! Vintage lovers, this is your playground – with flounces and fringe and the most decadent beading. All of these dresses are doused in fantastic detail. We love the ombre tones and unique necklines and can see some of these pieces pairing perfectly in a historical setting or with a swanky evening vibe.

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By Watters

Price range: $300 – $1,000

A new addition to the Watters family, By Watters, is an exclusive collection of gowns in their Ready-to-Ship section.

These pieces are easygoing, of the moment, super wearable and ready for anything. They’re just right for a dressed up bridal shower or rehearsal dinner but have enough detail for the wedding day.

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