A Romantic Wedding Dress - the Fabric of Dreams

Romantic wedding dresses are the ultimate in feminine beauty.  With a combination of glamour and delicacy, romantic styles blend soft elegance and grace and will transform you into the ultimate beautifully blushing bride. 

Romantic is one of the archetype Bridal Styles.  It really goes to the heart of what a wedding is all about: the culmination of a romance and development of love, into the union of marriage.

When you imagine yourself as a bride, if the first image that springs to mind is all soft focus and old Hollywood, a romantic gown might just be the right style for you. 


Romantic styles are perfect for any wedding location. 

If you're getting wed in a chapel or simple church, you might like a simple romantic gown, with a hint of lace or flowing chiffon.

For a more formal location, like a high church or cathedral, mirror the backdrop with a more structured dress  (think A line or ball gown).  Soften the look with full, soft flowing silks, and delicate lace to complete the romantic feel.

Who can forget one of the most romantic wedding dresses of all time, worn by Princess Diana at her wedding to Prince Charles held at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Flowers are another wonderful touch for romantic wedding dresses.  Especially if you have a garden wedding or reception.

The Romantic Look

The cut of romantic wedding gowns is typically less formal and rigid than other gowns.  Pick fabrics and silhouettes that are fluid and smooth.

Lace, chiffon and tulle are fabrics to watch out for.  Delicate sweetheart necklines are perfect for achieving this look, as are ruched and sheer materials.   Light embellishments are also wonderful, such as scattered sequins and beads.

Look for Your Favourite Romantic Wedding Dress in the Gallery

Many brides want to reflect their feminine side on their wedding day and there are so many beautiful romantic wedding dress styles available.  We've organized them by dress style or silhouette to make it easier to find the best design for you:

Soft A line forms in flowing fabrics, trimmed with lace or even flowers, make for a beautiful romantic wedding dress.  Have a look at some of the most beautiful styles picked from the catwalks below.

If you love the romantic bridal style but want that something a little more ultra-feminine, how about a little more sex-appeal with a figure-hugging mermaid-style gown?  These dresses combine romantic lace with a beautiful silhouette that accentuates female curves, and adds a touch of flair with the mermaid tail.

A simple sheath-style wedding dress is the perfect canvas for creating a romantic wedding dress.  Lace overlays and delicate frills, make this silhouette a perfect choice.

Choose a ball gown wedding dress and you have the ultimate sihouette for fairytale romance. 

With a tight bodice and flowing, full skirt, ball gowns create the picture-perfect romantic style that is the fabric a girl's dreams are made of.

With their soft and flowing silhouette, empire line dresses are one of the most romantic styles of wedding dress.  

The stunning styles give you a taste of the latest bridal trends directly from this year's catwalks at the White Gallery London and the Barcelona Bridal Week.

Like an A Line Romantic Wedding Dress?


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Hannibal Laguna

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Emma Hunt

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Jesus Peiro

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Alan Hannah

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Jesus Peiro

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Pronovias

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Pronovias

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Alan Hannah

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Alan Hannah

White Gallery London, April 2014

How about a Princess-Style Romantic Wedding Gown?


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Jesus Peiro

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Franc Sarabia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Jesus Peiro

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Pronovias

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014

How about a Romantic Wedding Dress in a Sheath Style?


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Patricia Avendano

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Emma Hunt

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Emma Hunt

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot

Try a Beautiful Mermaid-Style Romantic Wedding Dress


by Lark Bridal

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Miquel Suay

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Patricia Avendano

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Patricia Avendano

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Pronovias

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Pronovias

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014

Pick A Wonderful Empire Line Romantic Wedding Dress


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Emma Hunt

White Gallery London, April 2014


by M & M

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Inmaculada Garcia

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Jesus Peiro

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014

Take a Look at these Beautiful Romantic Ballgowns


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Pronovias

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Rosa Clara

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Cymbeline

Barcelona Bridal Week, May 2014


by Alan Hannah

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot


by Gemy Maalouf

Gemy Maalouf Photoshoot

How about Tea-Length Romance?


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Madeline Isaac

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Lark Bridal

White Gallery London, April 2014


by Alan Hannah

White Gallery London, April 2014

Accessorizing the Romantic Look

Hairstyles bring a lot to this romantic look and the way to achieve it is to keep it simple and soft, with loose curls for example. Choose something pretty and dainty to put in your hair and ensure your flowers are also loose and gentle. 

A bunch of wild-looking peonies or roses give this style a fabulous edge, with the effect of just being picked fresh from the garden.

If you wish to accessorise with a something a little more ceremonial for a church, wear a tailored bolero or cloak over your gown to keep a prim element to your romantic look.

And nothing will soften your look as well as a beautiful flowing veil, so try every style on you can find, to perfect your romantic flair.

Say yes with with simplicity and grace. Let the dress do the work and the designers create the magic. 

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