Sun, sand, sea...what's not to love about beach weddings? And for brides, part of its charm is donning that perfect wedding gown worthy of a bonafide beach goddess. Whether you're saying 'I do' on the sandy shores of Bali, Phuket, the Maldives or even Sentosa, here are 10 dreamy beach-style bridal gowns to drool over.
1. Free People Lola Set, $2,300
An exclusive design by Grace Loves Lace x Free People, this two-piece wedding gown is the perfect example of boho meets beachy with its sweeping maxi silhouette and sheer tulle overlay.
2. Reformation Julieta Dress, US$388
Here's one for the New Romantics. Perfect for the low-key bride (or bridesmaid), we dare you not to fall in love with Reformation's modern take on the Juliet dress – complete with ruffled cap sleeves, a tie-back detail, and thigh-high slit.
3. J. Crew Harper Beaded Mermaid Gown, $2, 169
With a name like that, this dress was clearly made for beachside nuptials. Channel old world glamour with this elegant vintage design that features hand sewn (!) sequins and seed beads.
4. Grace Loves Lace Amelie Dress, AUD$1,350
Far from your traditional bridal ball gowns, this bohemian-luxe dress by Australian bridal studio Grace Loves Lace was designed for free-spirited brides. Just look at its stunning details: embroidered French lace, statement bell sleeves, and a free-flowing train.
5. BHLDN Frida Dress, US$800
Not all beach bridal gowns have to be long, floaty, and flowy. If you're going for sleek and sophisticated, BHLDN's elegant midi lace sheath ticks all the right boxes and will show off that trim figure of yours.
6. Temperley London Saffron Dress and Peri Dress
The Duchess of Cambridge herself is a big fan so naturally, Temperley London is an obvious choice for all brides-to-be with its gamut of wedding gown styles that range from regal to opulent, elegant, and even boho-chic.
7. Mara Hoffman Inanna Beaded Slip Gown, US$1,700
She's better known as the Queen of Swim for her loud, colourful, and print-astic swimwear. But Mara Hoffman does bridal too – like this embellished drop-waist wedding gown with the designer's signature beach-chic aesthetic.
8. Needle & Thread Embellished Satin-Crepe And Tulle Gown, US$543
What's not to love about this ethereal gown by Needle & Thread? Its intricately embellished bodice and delicate tulle skirt is pure bridal perfection.
9. Badgley Mischka Collection One Shoulder Mini Dress, US$295
Perfect for beach weddings and cocktail parties, this Grecian-style toga mini dress from Badgley Mischka is as versatile as they come.
10. Christy Dawn Athena Dress, US$1,800
With its low plunging neckline and floaty four-tiered skirt, this is a dress made for beach weddings and plenty of post-nuptial partying.