Wedding Dress Inspiration For The Modern Bride

Out of all aspects of planning a wedding, the bride’s outfit is probably the hardest one to pick. When you choose the right wedding dress, you will not only feel like a queen on your big day, but will also keep it in your memories forever with the help of wedding photos. Here are some beautiful and modern wedding dresses for your inspiration!

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1. Dress #1

Metallic fabrics are a fantastic choice for the wedding: they create a beautiful contrast with your chocolate skin and look very cutting-edge. We also love the intricate lace job on this gown and how it perfectly matches the pattern on the veil.


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8,207 Likes, 83 Comments – Weddings OnPoint (@weddingsonpoint) on Instagram: “This is absolutely breathtaking 🔥 Photographer: @anuaketi Videographer: @michelle_kaay Stylists &…”

2. Dress #2

Sleek, sophisticated, and trendy – if those are the three qualities you want to see in your wedding look, here is a wedding gown that will easily meet your expectations. The flawless beading work on the dress will certainly inspire thousands of brides!

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2,350 Likes, 6 Comments – PEW (@peachessenceweddings) on Instagram: “Hot Couple Alert! Bridetobe @cy4luv212 #ceeyomi2019 . . peachessenceweddings#blacklove…”

3. Dress #3

A mermaid silhouette is one of the timeless classics when it comes to wedding wear, and for a good reason. This type of wedding dress fits every body type perfectly and brings out your best features while also being very comfy and eye-catching.

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5,566 Likes, 70 Comments – Black Bride™ (@blackbride1998) on Instagram: “How gorgeous is this bride and her girls?!! . . . . Repost from @lindamcqueenphotography – There…”

4. Dress #4

A stripped-down version of a mermaid dress is also a great choice for your big day. This strapless dress with a sleek design is definitely more revealing than most other wedding gowns, but if you are used to drawing attention to your look, this should be easy for you.

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9,210 Likes, 59 Comments – Black Bride™ (@blackbride1998) on Instagram: “Beautiful ! Congrats @gsterl and @adri_luchetti !! __________________________ Repost from…”

5. Dress #5

If you are a fan of the traditional ball gown for wedding attire, you probably have a classic taste in everything else. There is endless room for experiments with decoration when you choose a ball wedding dress, but you can also go for the simplest design if you want to balance out the shape of the dress.

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41 Likes, 0 Comments – PEW (@peachessenceweddings) on Instagram: “#jodieverafter 🎉 Best Part Of Me Is YOU 💜 Bride @yviejay dress @lacharisnigeria Mua @angiez_glam…”

6. Dress #6

Many modern brides prefer not to invest a huge budget into their wedding look and instead get married in dresses they can easily wear later to various events. This is one of the most popular types of those versatile wedding dresses and it can be a great fit for your wedding aesthetic.


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1,216 Likes, 8 Comments – Wedding Photographer. (@bedgepictures) on Instagram: “#meetthejuniors2019 . Planner @qmaravieplanners Makeup @ronaldthe7th . Victoria💍Justice”

7. Dress #7

For the modest bride, there is nothing better than a loose-fitting dress with long sleeves. This silhouette will never go out of fashion, and thanks to the use of lightweight fabrics, it will feel perfectly comfortable and look absolutely appropriate for any season.

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1,574 Likes, 31 Comments – Wedding Photographer. (@bedgepictures) on Instagram: “BANKE❤️ . . . . BANKINGonDAMI . . Banke💍Dami . . MUA @hermosaa_ng . Planner @maimsevents outfit…”

8. Dress #8

A wedding gown with a huge train is certainly far from casual or understated, but that may be exactly what you are going for with your wedding look. We also love the lovely beige colour of the dress that will make you stand out even more.

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55 Likes, 1 Comments – Poppy (@fortheloveoftheblackwoman) on Instagram: “#blackdontcrack #blackgirlmagic #blacklove #blackgirlsrock #latinomenblackwomen #bwwmcouple #wmbw…”

9. Dress #9

Fairytale chic remains a big part of wedding wear trends and it fits the personality and aesthetic of many modern brides. Lots of tulle, a big skirt, long lace sleeves, and a bodice with intricate beading are the most essential components of this winning wedding look.

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752 Likes, 3 Comments – Ahoufe Bridal ® (@ahoufebridal) on Instagram: “Surrounded by love! ❤️ Photographer @champagnenupe @champagnelovestories Bride: @mydear_ariane…”

10. Dress #10

White remains the most popular colour for wedding dresses, but it doesn’t mean you can’t go for a different shade with your wedding gown. This black wedding dress is one of the most unusual renditions of wedding wear we have recently seen, but it will certainly make everyone pay attention to the bride.


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117 Likes, 5 Comments – HJC (@h_marks_daspot) on Instagram: “I would do it over and over and over again.. just like this!! ❤️♾🖤 #Blackweddingdress #blackbride…”

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