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Here Are 7 Minimalist, Meghan Markle-Inspired Wedding Gowns For The Modern Bride

 We’re calling it: All thanks to Meghan Markle and her iconic Givenchy number, minimalist wedding gowns will rise in popularity in the next few years.

To get you on board the minimalist track, we’ve listed some of our favorite no-frill bridal dresses. These straight-to-the-point classics will bring out the natural beauty in every bride—talk about timeless elegance! Brides-to-be, feel free to add these to your moodboard.

READ: These 13 Celebrity Wedding Dresses Deserve To Be Pinned On Your Inspiration Moodboard



Meghan Markle looked absolutely stunning in a simple yet stunning boat neck dress. For all the details in this iconic outfit, read our article here.


Vania Romoff

Filipino designer Vania Romoff was the couturier behind the wedding dress of blogger and Metro Most Stylish woman Tricia Gosingtian. This chic and modest number featured a statement bow at the back and—you guessed it—pockets!

READ: An Exclusive Tour Of Top Designer Vania Romoff's New Boutique!



She got pockets, oh yes! ??? #bridalvaniaromoff #weddings #bridal #rgandtriciawillgoplaces

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Rosa Clara

Who says you can’t wear a belt to your wedding day? This dainty Rosa Clara creation is perfect for the modern bride.


Reem Acra

Simple, clean, yet effortlessly regal. This Reem Acra masterpiece knows what understated elegance is all about.

Photo: Reem Acra

Vera Wang

Wedding dresses shouldn’t steal the spotlight from the bride, but draw attention to the wearer. This chic Vera Wang dress definitely brought out Maxene Magalona's inner glow!


Carolina Herrera

No beading, no lacing, no embellishments. Just a well-tailored, straightforward dress that will look good on any bride! We’re in love with this Carolina Herrera creation.

Photo: Carolina Herrera

Patricia Santos

Yes, you can look feminine without sparkles! This chic Patricia Santos number is perfect for the girly yet laid-back bride.

READ: An Exclusive Tour Of Patricia Santos’ Chic And Feminine Studio



Lela Rose

This sweetheart neckline dress by Lela Rose is both flirty and elegant.


Pockets for the modern bride in "The Desert"

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Monique Lhuillier

Finally, modern meets classic in this plunging Monique Lhuillier dress.

Photo: Monique Lhuillier

Lead photos from @rosaclaraph, @enews, and @patriciasantosatelier on Instagram