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.
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.
#MeghanMarkle kept it chic and simple when it came to her elegant Givenchy wedding dress. The conservative gown was a surprise to some, especially given the show-stopping sheer Ralph & Russo dress Meghan chose to wear for her engagement photos. Her wedding dress follows the tradition of royal brides wearing long sleeves, such as Kate Middleton's Alexander McQueen lace look in her 2011 wedding to Prince William. British dress codes also call for no bare shoulders in church.? ? The link in our bio has more details! (??: Getty Images)
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!
Who says you can’t wear a belt to your wedding day? This dainty Rosa Clara creation is perfect for the modern bride.
Simple, clean, yet effortlessly regal. This Reem Acra masterpiece knows what understated elegance is all about.
Photo: Reem Acra
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!
Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would get to wear @verawanggang on my wedding day! Thanks to @vwmanila, my dream of becoming a Vera Wang bride came true. ???? When I saw this dress for the very first time, I knew it was the one. ???? Makeup by @deniseochoa, hair by @ethandavid_ ?? Our wedding video by @bobnicolas is in my bio! ?? @mangored_studios #iROByouveryMAXX #MagalonaMananquil #VeraWangManilaBride
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
Yes, you can look feminine without sparkles! This chic Patricia Santos number is perfect for the girly yet laid-back bride.
Showing a bit of skin can definitely still be classy and elegant. This gorgeous envelope princess cut gown will show you how it's done. Book an appointment with us at email@example.com. We ship worldwide. #psrtwbridal2017 #patriciasantosatelier #patriciasantosbride #patriciasantos #bride #bridal #bridalgown #weddings #weddingdress
This sweetheart neckline dress by Lela Rose is both flirty and elegant.
Finally, modern meets classic in this plunging Monique Lhuillier dress.
Photo: Monique Lhuillier
Lead photos from @rosaclaraph, @enews, and @patriciasantosatelier on Instagram