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15 Minimalist Wedding Dresses That Prove Less Is More

Not all wedding gowns have to be glitzed to the nines—there’s something so elegant about a simple dress that puts the spotlight on you (not 5,000 blinding crystals). The proof: These 15 no-frills gowns that will have every modern bride saying I do.

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BHLDN

Fit And Flare

For the minimalist who still appreciates a full skirt.

Eddy K ($1,350)

mermaid
Nordstrom

Mermaid

Who says minimal can’t bring the drama?

Pronovias ($2,500)

BHLDN

Off-the-shoulder

Because you’re going to want to show off the results of all those boxing classes.

Jenny Yoo ($950)

BHLDN

Halter Jumpsuit

When dancing is the number one priority, a disco-inspired jumpsuit takes the cake.

Jill Jill Stuart ($280)

pantsuit
Nordstrom

Pantsuit

Edgy, modern and probably the most comfortable bride that ever lived.

Monique Lhullier ($990)


cowl back
Nordstrom

Cowl Back

No words needed.

Noelle and Jean by Katie May ($895)

BHLDN

V-neck Gown

Add a skinny belt or keep it neat with pearl studs and laid-back hair.

BHLDN ($198)

a line mini
Bloomingdales

A-line Mini

Something that you can actually wear again and again.

Rebecca Minkoff ($134)

BHLDN

Spaghetti Strap

PSA: You don’t have to go full-length if it’s not your thing.

Black Halo ($325)

BHLDN

Body Skimming

The wide-scoop neckline and princess seams are all kinds of royal.

Katie May ($280)

BHLDN

Deep-v Midi

The only thing that would make this '50s-inspired dress better? A birdcage veil.

Jill Jill Stuart ($498)


strapless column
Nordstrom

Strapless Column

Classic is an understatement. So is supermodel status.

Amsale ($4,400)

BHLDN

High Neck

Business in the front, strappy and open in the back.

Whispers & Echoes ($1,050)

BHLDN

Racerback Column

The most flattering silhouette is also the most dance floor–approved.

Jill Jill Stuart ($298)

pinafore jumpsuit
Bloomingdales

Pinafore Jumpsuit

Formal enough for a traditional ceremony, but laid-back enough for courthouse nuptials.

Theory ($495)