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Choosing wedding dresses is not only one of the most important purchase so of your life, it’s also quite possibly the most exciting. No doubt you’ve been thing about this moment all your life, and even if you’re not getting married and just want to look through a dreamy selection just in case that moment comes, it’s time to put all your childhood fairytale dreams into practice and choose the one.
While some designer wedding dresses can be a little pricey, should you be thinking of splashing out for your big day, a show-stopping gown really is worth every penny spent.
From delicate lace at Temperley to sleek, contemporary designs from Roksanda, on-trend ruffles by Lanvin and whimsical romance encapsulated by Erdem’s creations, you’re in for a treat with these 40 dream designer wedding dresses.
Whether you’re looking for something with serious impact for a large family wedding or something really cutting edge and on-trend for a small but stylish city ceremony, there’s plenty on offer this season.
Ranging from just £600 to the £13,000 dress dress, there’s a style for every budget too.
For those looking for something a little unconventional, we’ve got just thing. Whether you go for an embellished mini, a strapless floor-sweeper or if you want to show off your fashion prowess in a lacey number by the fash-pack’s fave bridal designer Giambattista Valli, there’s plenty of choice.
At the other end of the scale there’s conservative long sleeve styles, pretty prom styles and romantic lace – all with a subtle fashion edge.May be you go for a staples gown with an oversized bow detail or a long sleeve silk number with an open back – there’s a fashion edge with all these dresses, no matter how subtle or dramatic you want to go.
Cool, micro hemlines will work beautifully for a modern city wedding and are agreat choice for those looking for something a little unconventional.Boho brides will want to head to Temperley, where their signature floaty gowns have been updated for the new-season to include plenty of ruffles, giving a simple style a little something extra.For the fashion bride, Calvin Klein and Balenciaga are well worth a look for dramatic shapes and contemporary fabrics.For something really unique, there are plenty of cool new designers turning their hand to wedding dresses. Temperly’s on-trend midi and Roksanda’s off-the-shoulder creations are a great choice for a registry office ceremony,and ideal should you be looking for a wedding dress to wear again and again.Or, should you be looking for a designer wedding dress, without the designer price tag, look to Trademark where you’ll find beautiful gowns for under £1,000.This is your complete guide to finding a designer wedding dress, from mid-price to blow the budget – click through to shop our edit of the best designer gowns to shop right now…
Want a stand-out dress that isn’t floor-length? This beautiful sculptural number by Roksanda is the way to go.
Cut from exceptionally light fil coupe silk intricately woven with silver threads that shimmer in the light, this knee-length Balenciaga dress is perfect for the modern bride who wants to go big on romance.
This straight-from-the-runway dress is the one for the cool city bride.
Looking for couture-level craftsmanship without the hefty price tag? This floor-sweeping dress with unusual cape-like detail by master dressmaker Giambattista Valli is for you.
All the drama without any embellishment this floor-length gown is perfect for the contemporary, mimimalist bride. Keep hair and make-up fuss-free for maximum impact.
The dress made famous by Millie Mackintosh is a sublime mix of elegance and modernity. Style with heirloom earrings and an up-do for a radiant look.
It doesn’t get much sleeker or more luxurious than this silk-lined ivory gone encrusted with dazzling crystals and pearls. We love.
Looking for something fitted and dramatic? Roland Mouret’s masterful eye won’t disappoint. While this flattering mermaid cut will work for a city or country wedding, we think a stately home would be the perfect back-drop.
For the bride who would feel more at home in tailoring, this modern T-shirt style dress is the way to go. Opt for a bold splash of lippy for a dramatically contemporary look.
For the bride who wants to really make an impact coming down the aisle, this fil coupe mini dress has all the frou-frou of a ball gown without any of the length.
With a sweetheart neckline, diamond-lace trims and a timeless silhouette, this is arguably one of the most beautiful dresses we’ve ever seen.
First seen in champagne on the the spring 2016 catwalk, Alexander Wang’s silk-satin gown is super-flattering thanks to the delicate lace panels and cutouts.
This simple and chic ivory stretch-crepe gown has a pretty sweetheart neckline, diamond-lace trims, and silver-tone zigzag stitching. Classic yet contemporary, this is a wedidng dress you could actually wear again.
Minimalists will love this cap-sleeved gown from Antonio Berardi.
This ivory crepe de chine slip dress is very on trend. Slinky and sexy, it drapes beautifully on the body.
Huishan Zhang’s cut-out lace dress is a fashion-lovers dream dress.
Offset the pretty embellished waist-band on this grecian-style dress with matching jewellery.
Trendy brides will love this off-the-shoulder gown from Kaufman.
Fans of 1960s retro-inspired shilouettes, this this long-sleeved white shift dress from Giambattista Valli’s SS16 collection is the dress for you.
Erdem’s black grosgrain trims give this pretty white semi-sheer lace dress a contemporary finish.
Wear your hair up with this ecru silk strapless wedding dress to show off it’s pretty strapless neckline.
Perefct for beach weddings, this wrap gown is an elegant choice for modern brides.
With a delicate ivory lace overlay on lustrous silk taffeta, if you’re seeking a princess dress for your big day, look no further.
This cream satin-twill dress has longer length cuffs to fall over the hands – a cool styling hack for stylish brides.
A cool riff on traditional wedding dresses, this frayed-effect textured dress from Trademark has a dramatic rope and tassel ties which fall at the front.
Roland Mouret has transformed his cult bodycon ‘Galaxy’ dress into a bridal gown; brides seeking a figure-hugging dress will love it’s flatterying shape.
This one-shoulder Stella McCartney dress has a detachable asymmetric cape which means you can switch up your style for the ceremony and the reception.
Jumpsuits have become a modern brides go-to in lieu of a traditional gown. The knotted sash drapes beautifully, creating elegant movement as you glide down the aisle.
This guipure lace and cotton voile dress is inspired by traditional Spanish folk costumes. Add a fun spin to your big day.
The embroidered tulle-trimmed fluted sleeves on this Temperley number are embellished with pearlescent beading that will shimmer as they catch the light during your first dance.
This loose-cut style from The Row has slant pockets, a plunging neckline and high side splits, making it perfect for a boho bride having a laid-back wedding.