The temperature is just right, and the changing colors of the tree leaves make for the most gorgeous wedding photos. If you’re dreaming of an autumn wedding but need help finding a stunning bridal gown to match, this blog post is for you! Keep reading for some fabulous, plus size fall wedding dresses for the ultimate autumnal wedding inspiration!
When to Have Your Fall Wedding
Autumn is a popular time to get married, and it is easy to see why! Of course, the further into fall your wedding is, the cooler the weather. Early fall weddings are an excellent choice for couples who want an outdoor wedding without scorching heat! As for those chillier months, an indoor venue like a ballroom or rustic barn is also a fantastic choice.
What Plus Size Wedding Dress Styles Are Typical For a Fall Wedding?
While we think brides should wear whatever makes them feel their most beautiful no matter what season they have their wedding, there are a few styles of wedding dresses that work especially well for the fall season! Key silhouettes and details for plus size fall wedding dresses include A-lines, ballgowns, leaf-inspired laces and long sleeve styles. Heavier fabrics like satin are common in the fall season as well.
Choosing a Plus Size Dress for Your Fall Wedding
Below are a few factors to consider when wedding dress shopping! When choosing a plus size fall wedding dress, keep these tips in mind:
- While A-line gowns are universally flattering, feel free to experiment during your appointment and try on different silhouettes. Something unexpected may just become the one!
- Want to stay warm for outdoor photos or an outdoor ceremony but afraid of getting too hot as you dance the night away? Jackets, capes and detachable sleeves are all wonderful ways to achieve two looks in one while also keeping warm.
- For the ultimate fall-themed wedding dress, search for bridal gowns that feature lace with vine and leaf motifs for a fitting autumnal touch. Additional details like gold threading or beading add just the right amount of shimmer and look stunning during the fall sunset.
Plus Size Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses
The quintessential fall wedding dress has long sleeves! Whether fitted and figure-hugging or ethereal and flowy, long sleeves instantly elevate a fall wedding dress in any silhouette, not to mention that long sleeves are SO in right now! Looking for plus size fall wedding dresses with sleeves? You can explore all our gorgeous styles here. Read on for more pretty fall wedding dresses in various silhouettes and styles to fit your bridal vision!
Simple Modern Wedding Dress
Simple gowns are a major trend right now! Essense of Australia Style D3460 redefines minimalism for the modern bride. The rounded neckline and scooped-open back give a nod to Old Hollywood style, while the wide-set straps and chic side cutouts with illusion tulle add effortless support.
A subtly voluminous A-line skirt is ultra-flattering and features pockets. The striking slit in the skirt of the dress gives this gown the ultimate wow factor, providing a chic, sexy look while giving the gown extra movement. For a final bridal touch, timeless fabric-covered buttons trail down the skirt to the hem of the train. This is a great wedding dress option for the fashion-forward plus size bride getting married in the fall.
Plus Size Simple Fall Wedding Dress
One of our favorite autumn bridal gowns is Stella York Style 7216. This gown takes sweet bridal simplicity to the next level. The bodice features sheer elements and a plunging V-neckline and is adorned with beautiful floral motifs. For an effortlessly cohesive look, the back also features a deep V detail.
The skirt is simply spectacular for fall, with layers of tulle under the chic Mikado fabric for jaw-dropping volume and a luxe look. Complete with the fitted bodice, the A-line silhouette cinches the waist and draws the eye in for a flattering fit. For a final bridal touch, the skirt features timeless fabric-covered buttons and a long train for the ultimate walk down the aisle.
Plus Size Casual Wedding Dress
A casual barn wedding still calls for a gorgeous fall inspired wedding dress. Designed for the bride who isn’t afraid of a little sparkle, Stella York Style 7479 shimmers from head to toe. Sequins, brilliant beading and luxurious lace strike a stunning balance in this fit-and-flare silhouette that shows off your curves.
The plunging neckline and delicate spaghetti straps highlight the décolletage, while the low back and fabric buttons flatter the figure. The final finishing touch is the flowy and frothy tulle skirt that sparkles, catching the light with every movement. We could picture this gown paired with a denim jacket and hat for a boho look!
Plus Size Beach Wedding Dress
Are you getting married in the fall on the beach? Stella York Style 7397 is a romantic option covered in dreamy florals. The sweetheart neckline pairs with a fit-and-flare silhouette for a timeless bridal look with a modern flair that highlights your gorgeous curves.
The large-scale embroidered floral pattern calls on the beauty of nature and is a beautiful nod to the season. A layered, flowing skirt dances in the breeze, with grand floral motifs continuing throughout the skirt and down the long train, completing this bridal masterpiece with a shimmering flourish.
Lace Plus Size Wedding Dress
Lace ballgowns make for gorgeous fall wedding dresses! Head-to-toe bridal glamour comes to life in Essense of Australia Style D3384. With vintage-inspired lace details throughout and a voluminous, fabulous skirt — this wedding dress is the elevated ballgown for the modern bride. The bodice is adorned in a stunning embroidered lace pattern, with a flattering plunging V-neckline and open back for a touch of sexiness.
Delicate, subtly sparkling beading decorates the border of the neckline and double waistband. Layers upon layers of tulle give the skirt show-stopping volume, with large-scale floral motifs and shimmering embroidery cascading down the skirt for a cohesive, ultra-romantic look. Twirling in this gown as the leaves fall would make for the most gorgeous wedding photos!
How Do You Style a Fall Wedding Dress?
To really bring the autumn vibes to your wedding day look, you can incorporate pieces with leaf motifs, like a crystal headpiece or a lace-trimmed veil. Wearing jewelry pieces in gold adds warmth to your look and beautifully complements the season’s colors. Jackets, boleros, capes, detachable sleeves and overskirts add a layer of warmth and give you two looks in one!