Destination Bride

If you’re jetting off to more exotic climes to tie the knot, then you’ll need a dress that you’ll not only feel comfortable in, but one that fits the laidback holiday vibe of a wedding by the sea.

Choosing the perfect destination wedding dress can be tricky, and requires thinking about both the fabric and the practicality of the gown, based on your wedding location. Using lighter materials such as chiffon and organza not only works with warmer temperatures, but it can also create a dreamy and ethereal vibe that matches perfectly with your seaside location.   However, whilst some beach-side brides tend to be bohemian in style, others may be the exact opposite- a minimal bride with an affinity for the sea!

Considering this, if you’re a bride who loves all things elegant and timeless, a simple and sleek satin number from Halfpenny London could work for you. Alternatively, if you love glam and pretty details the beautifully embellished Anna Campbell gowns would fit the bill! However if you’re a boho-bride who wants to embrace the theme, the effortlessly cool gowns by Australian brand Grace Loves Lace could be the perfect choice.

Whether you’re looking for glamorous Grecian draping, floating chiffon skirts, a chic two-piece or pretty embellishment to catch the natural sunlight there’s a gown to suit every bride hosting a wedding abroad.

Bohemian 

If you’re a free spirited bride who wants to embrace their inner hippie, check out these gorgeous boho gowns perfect for a beachside bride. From statement bell sleeves to chic fedoras and intricate lace, these dresses are perfect for a wedding abroad.

Lillian West, Grace Loves Lace, Kelsey Rose

Sparkle

Who said you can’t embellishment and sparkle at a wedding abroad? Many fear that this will be too heavy in the heat of the sun, however combining delicate jewels with soft floating fabrics is the perfect way to nail this trend. Plus, the embellishments catch the natural sunlight beautifully, making for stunning photographs!

Immaculada Garcia, Anna Campbell, Limor Rosen

Ballgown 

Whilst many brides will be opting for a shorter length dress for a beach side wedding, traditional brides may not want to forfeit. For all you classic brides why not choose one of these lighter princess style skirts with soft tulle skirts and classic A-Line Silhouettes.

For more information, ideas and inspiration for summer wedding dresses, check out the sheer bride trend here. 

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