Corset wedding dresses are not only a top bridal trend for 2022 but also a stunning style for the bride seeking a fashion-forward, romantic or oh-so-sexy wedding day look! While wearing a corset wedding dress may seem sexy and dramatic, this versatile design element can range from discreet to alluring and everywhere in between!
Are you not sold on this stunning style? Keep reading to learn more about why a corset wedding dress may just be the dress of your dreams and to see our top five corset wedding dresses of 2022.
What is a Corset Wedding Dress?
A corset wedding dress features a structured bodice consisting of boning that slims the waist and supports the bust. While wedding gowns today may have a corset that closes with a zipper, they often feature a lace-up back with grommets or loops and a ribbon. While lace is a standard fabric used on corset bodices, a variety of wedding dress fabrics, including sheer illusion tulle and satin, may be used. Here are a few benefits of wearing a corset wedding dress on your big day!
- They offer fantastic support. The boning in a corset provides amazing support for those brides with a bigger bust or who simply want to feel more secure in their wedding dress. Think of a corset as built-in shapewear! This style of gown can work with any body type.
- The fit is adjustable. If you opt for a gown with a lace-up corset, you can adjust the fit of your gown throughout the wedding day to be tighter or looser. Corset wedding dresses are also ideal if you think you may fluctuate in weight before your wedding day. Unlike a zipper, there is more wiggle room!
- Corsets work for any bridal style. Want the structure of the corset but not the look? There are so many wedding gowns with an inner corset! For the bride who wants to show off their shape, many designers now feature sheer corsets with exposed boning for a sexy and fashion-forward look. From Victorian to super modern, corsets work with every bridal style.
Corset Wedding Dresses
Now that we’ve discussed the basics of corset wedding dresses, it’s time to share our top five of 2022!
Strapless Corset Wedding Dress
A corset is beautiful when combined with a strapless neckline and helps your gown stay secure as you dance the night away! Essense of Australia Style D3509 is a lace and matte crepe column dress with an elegant combination of vintage and modern elements for the sophisticated bride.
The bodice features a contoured sweetheart neckline adorned with semi-sheer beaded floral lace that gives a sexy peek of the corset-style boning underneath. Elegant fabric-covered buttons finish the look. Sophisticated, tasteful and oh-so-chic, this gorgeous strapless wedding dress was made for the ultra-stylish bride.
Corset Ballgown Wedding Dress
A corset ballgown wedding dress is fitting for the fairytale bride with a romantic and classic side. Martina Liana Style 1441 radiates romance, elegance and luxury. The sweetheart neckline and beaded, bustier corset top with exposed boning creates an incredibly flattering and feminine fit. The fitted top and the full skirt accentuate the waist and make an eye-catching statement. A detachable illusion tulle jacket adds a classic vibe and extra coverage if needed.
Long Sleeve Corset Wedding Dress
A sheer corset is beautifully balanced by long sleeves! Stella York Style 7478 features intricate, swirling graphic lace patterns on the sheer bodice and a plunging V-neckline with illusion tulle for a touch of sexiness. The sleeves are breathtaking, with lace motifs placed on top of delicate Chantilly lace for a layered look. A sleek and simple skirt of soft crepe material effortlessly hugs the body’s natural curves and flows into a train embellished with intricate lace appliqués for a sophisticated, timeless look.
Simple Corset Wedding Dress
Corsets aren’t only for ornate ballgowns! Martina Liana Style 1448 proves that a corset can also be for the modern minimalist. This princess-inspired couture wedding gown features a simple, sleek, strapless silhouette with a folded sweetheart neckline and intricate boning.
Romantic floral and leafy 3D lace adorns the sheer corset on the back of the dress, and the oversized bow adds a fun, flirty and unexpected element to this otherwise minimalistic design. The subtle boning at the front and the exposed corset at the back make this simple gown a showstopper!
Modern Corset Wedding Dress
Corsets work just as well with vintage-inspired gowns as with modern wedding dresses, and Stella York Style 7469 is proof! The epitome of bridal elegance, this stylish head-to-toe lace wedding dress stuns from every angle. This bridal gown features an ultra-flattering plunging neckline with an organic lace edge that complements the sheer bodice for subtle sexiness.
Finely beaded spaghetti straps add a touch of understated glamour, while the curve-hugging column silhouette is adorned with embroidered lace motifs and delicate sequins that sparkle ever so softly. A V-shaped back, fabric-covered buttons and an effortlessly elegant train complete the gown.
What Accessories Can You Wear with a Corset Wedding Dress?
Corset wedding dresses are wonderfully versatile and can be worn with various accessories depending on the style of the gown. Two accessories we particularly love with corset wedding gowns are detachable sleeves and overskirts! Wearing detachable sleeves are a beautiful way to add additional coverage or take your corset dress from sexy to traditional for the ceremony. An overskirt is an excellent choice for the bride who wants a princess moment with a full skirt for the ceremony and a sexy fitted look for the reception.
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