11 Simple, Sophisticated Wedding Dresses for the Minimalist Bride

Choosing the right bridal look is all about embracing your personal style. Sure, there’s plenty of lace, sequins, beading, layers, and frills on offer in the wedding dress world, but if clean lines and unfussy fabrications are more your speed, you’ve got tons of options, too. Minimalist wedding dresses–think simple silhouettes, subtle details, and sleek fabrics like satin and stretch crepe–can make as major a statement as an embellished ballgown. At the end of the day, after all, you should be wearing your dress; it shouldn’t be wearing you.

If the less-is-more thing speaks to you, lean into the minimalist bride vibe! Ahead, you’ll find 11 wedding dresses that are simple, understated, and utterly unforgettable.

Satin V-Neck Maxi Dress

satin maxi slip dress for minimalist bride

Elegant and unfussy? Yes, please. Get retro glam in a satin spaghetti strap stunner with a red carpet-worthy train.

Shop the Look: Always My Love White Satin V-Neck Maxi Dress

Satin Halter Maxi Dress

Keep it simple in a column wedding dress with a crisscross halter neck that ties at the back. This shape shows off your shoulders and frames your face.

Shop the Look: Waltz With You White Satin Halter Maxi Dress

Long Sleeve Mermaid Maxi Dress

It’s all in the details! This slinky long-sleeve gown has a pleated surplice bodice, ruched waist detail, and a dramatic train–all the makings of a showstopping wedding look.

Shop the Look: Magnificent Romance White Satin Long Sleeve Mermaid Maxi Dress

One-Shoulder Mermaid Maxi Dress

Show your best angles in a body-skimming one-shoulder mermaid wedding dress. Topped off with a bow, this simple, sleek look is a total gift.

Shop the Look: All Your Adoration White One Shoulder Mermaid Maxi Dress

Cream Satin Bustier Maxi Dress

Flowy but not frilly: A fitted satin bustier bodice sets off the floaty chiffon maxi skirt of this creamy, contrasty gown.

Shop the Look: Best Part Of Me Cream Satin Bustier Maxi Dress

Off-The-Shoulder Maxi Dress

Romantic, simple, sexy, and comfy? Yep–all of the above. Our bestselling Aveline dress provides a clean, figure-hugging canvas for stunning bridal accessories.

Shop the Look: Aveline White Off The Shoulder Maxi Dress

Long-Sleeve Button Back Maxi Dress

If you’re after a timeless bridal look, this princess-seamed long-sleeve gown has a v-neck and back, as well as a short train. It’s a royal-worthy minimalist wedding dress you’ll never look back on with regret.

Shop the Look: Make It Outstanding White Long Sleeve Button Back Maxi Dress

Lace Button Back Maxi Dress

Together, a hint of lace trim at the neckline and a lace panel in the back add just enough something extra to this simple, stretch-knit wedding dress. Oh, and delicate covered buttons don’t hurt, either.

Shop the Look: Taliana White Lace Button Back Maxi Dress

Lace-Up Maxi Dress

The pleated bodice and waist, thigh-high slit, and corset-inspired, lace-up back of this gown come together to create a stunning silhouette. The result is a sultry wedding look that doesn’t need a ton of accessorizing.

Shop the Look: Loving The Moment White Lace-Up Maxi Dress

Mermaid Maxi Dress

A stretch-knit mermaid gown with wide-set straps and a sweetheart neckline is equal parts figure-flattering and comfortable. Added bonus: You can wear a regular bra with this glam style.

Shop the Look: Sweetest Thing White Maxi Dress

Satin Off-The-Shoulder Maxi Dress

You won’t find any lace, ruffles, or embellishment on this simple wedding dress–the pleated details and luxe satin fabric make an elegant, minimalist statement all on their own.

Shop the Look: Pledge My Heart White Satin Off-the-Shoulder Maxi DressWhich minimalist wedding dresses are your favorites? Tell us in the comments or show us on Instagram @Lulusweddings using #lulusweddings! For more options shop our complete selection of Bridal Dresses!

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