Are you starting the hunt for your dream A-line wedding dress? We can help! One of the most timeless and flattering silhouettes a bride can choose is an A-line wedding dress! We’ve narrowed down our top five favorite A-line wedding dresses of 2023, so you can look like a total bridal vision on your special day. A-line bridal gowns can be classic, whimsical, boho or fit for royalty. Keep reading to learn more about this versatile style of wedding dress!
What is an A-line Wedding Dress?
An A-line wedding dress features a fitted bodice and full skirt extending from the natural waist or at the hips to create an “A” shape on the body. While not as full as a ballgown skirt, an A-line is an excellent alternative for the bride who wants to move with ease on their big day while still having that “wow” bridal moment!
What is an A-line Silhouette?
A-line wedding dresses are the most flattering, especially when the skirt extends from the natural waist. This highlights the waist and gives the illusion of longer legs while minimizing the hips. Combined with a sweetheart or V-neckline, the eye is drawn vertically for a sleek look.
A-line wedding dresses can come in a variety of styles depending on your dream wedding day look! From classic satin to whimsical tulle styles, the options are endless. You can find regal A-lines in lace with corset bodices, styles with a high neckline and long sleeves or go ultra-modern with a plunging neckline and skirt with a high dramatic slit. From the most classic look to the trendiest, you can find an A-line gown to match your wedding aesthetic!
What is the Difference Between A-lines and Ballgowns?
While the terms “A-line” and “ballgown” may be used interchangeably when describing wedding dress silhouettes, these two wedding dress styles are actually different! The main difference is that A-line gowns have skirts that aren’t as full as ballgown skirts, making them more universally flattering on all body shapes and sizes.
A-lines can come in a variety of wedding dress fabrics, both structured and flowy, from heavy satins to light and airy chiffons, whereas a ballgown skirt requires more structure. You can learn more about the differences between these silhouettes in our post about the differences between A-lines and ballgowns.
A-line Wedding Dresses
Without further ado, here are our top five A-line wedding dresses for 2023!
Simple A-Line Wedding Dress
Nothing is more classic than a simple A-line bridal gown, and Stella York Style 6758 delivers! Simply beautiful, this royal-inspired wedding dress is as timeless as love itself. Made of matte Mikado fabric, the A-line silhouette features a modern empire waist and an open, square back. Small pleats in the skirt create a beautiful shape and add a touch of dimension. Fabric-covered buttons run down the length of the train for a classic touch, while the pockets bring a modern element to this gown. This timeless wedding dress is also available in plus sizes.
Plus Size A-Line Wedding Gown
The A-line silhouette is universally flattering on every body type! Stella York Style 7194 is a lace A-line bridal gown made for the modern bride with a flirty side. This plus-size wedding dress features a plunging V-neckline and gorgeous lace bodice for a classic but textured effect, with expert design and subtle illusion tulle providing secure comfort and structure for the ultimate fit.
Sheer details in the bodice add a sexy touch and show off the stunning intricacies of the lace. The frothy skirt is so soft and sparkly, with layers of tulle and sequin-detailed lace creating a flowing skirt ideal for your walk down the aisle and a night of dancing and celebration!
Long Sleeve A-line Wedding Dress
The addition of dreamy long sleeves can take any A-line wedding dress to the next level! Essense of Australia Style D3636 is a romantic wedding dress draped in soft layers of delicate chiffon. The notched plunging neckline accentuates the soft pleating of the romantic wrapped bodice, while detachable off-the-shoulder blouson sleeves add a luxe detail to this versatile wedding look, which can also be worn strapless.
The dreamy aesthetic is made complete with a soft A-line skirt that floats and sways with every movement, with a side slit detail and head-turning train. This wedding gown is also available in plus sizes.
A-Line Lace Bridal Gown
A-line gowns in lace provide one of the most traditional looks for the classic bride. Essense of Australia Style D3565 features opulent details like intricate beading and sequin lace for a regal look. This romantic A-line wedding dress has a sweetheart neckline that extends to delicate off-the-shoulder lace straps that match the sheer bodice.
From the natural waist, Mikado fabric forms a voluminous A-line skirt with beaded lace details on the train. A classic bridal look with a runway-worthy appeal, Style D3565 was made for royalty. This wedding gown is also available in plus sizes.
Off-the-Shoulder A-Line Wedding Dress
Off-the-shoulder necklines are one of the most popular wedding dress necklines, and they pair beautifully with A-line wedding dresses! Martina Liana Luxe Style LE1202 is proof! This dramatic off-the-shoulder wedding dress is designed for the high-fashion bride. Luxurious Duchesse silk satin is impeccably constructed around the body’s contours in a stunning couture column sheath silhouette which becomes an A-line with the addition of a detachable skirt.
The glamorous sweetheart neckline seamlessly connects to off-the-shoulder straps that open in the back for a fluttering detail. Soft gathers on the bodice and hip add dimension and flatter the figure while balancing the modern, sleek design. This gorgeous wedding dress is made complete with a row of fabric-covered buttons down the back for a classic bridal touch.
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