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Top Five Fall Wedding Dress Styles for 2022

Although spring and early summer are popular wedding months, we can’t deny that having a fall wedding is a spectacular idea! The crisp weather and the leaves changing make for a gorgeous wedding day, not to mention the countless fall wedding dress styles from which brides can choose. Whether you’re looking for a dreamy boho wedding dress or a minimalist look for fall, these five showstopping fall wedding dresses are a fabulous choice for your autumn “I do’s.” 

What is a Fall Wedding Dress? 

While brides can wear whatever style of gown makes them feel beautiful on their big day, if they want a seasonal look, there are a few characteristics to look for that define fall wedding dresses! Typically, these styles may include sleeves, heavier fabrics like satin, vine and leaf lace or beading with touches of gold for that autumnal warmth!  

Off-white gowns or those with a nude underlay are also stunning choices for fall. If you need help finding a color palette that will look stunning with your fall wedding dress, check out our post about the perfect color palettes for a fall wedding

Fall Wedding Dresses 

Modern Fall Wedding Dress

Modern fall wedding dresses may feature structural elements, sleek fabrics and more streamlined embellishments or none at all! Martina Liana Style 1465 is a stunning modern ballgown featuring a luxe layered skirt with a horsehair trim for a slightly whimsical look. The sleek strapless bodice features an angular construction, which is a contemporary twist on the classic sweetheart neckline.  

Detachable spaghetti straps give brides the option of more support without taking away from the captivating modern simplicity of this ballgown. Due to the light and airy nature of the skirt, this wedding dress silhouette and style is an excellent choice for an outdoor fall wedding. Just imagine your wedding day photos in this dress as the sun starts to set! 

Long Sleeve Fall Wedding Dress 

Long sleeves and lace make for beautiful autumn wedding styles! Long sleeve wedding dresses add just the right amount of warmth and coverage for those cooler fall months. Style D3280 from Essense of Australia brings lace to the next level with stunning dimensional floral laces floating gently over the neckline, back, bodice and A-line skirt. The lace sleeves are super sheer, giving a delicate look that isn’t overwhelming. For the bride getting married in warmer fall weather or who wants a more modern look, this gown is also available without the sleeves. 

Romantic Fall Wedding Dress 

Nothing is more romantic than a tulle and lace A-line wedding dress, especially when it features gorgeous sequin-embellished vine-themed lace that complements the season! Stella York Style 7550 is an enchanting A-line that will have you sparkling down the aisle with its gathered glitter tulle skirt fit for royalty. Add a neutral or blush bouquet, like our model, and you’ll be ready for your fall celebration!  

Boho Fall Wedding Dress 

A boho dress is a fantastic option for a fall wedding, especially if there’s a pampas grass-lined aisle and plenty of fall florals! The viene gown from All Who Wander is an effortlessly elegant lace bohemian wedding dress for the adventurous, romantic bride and an excellent choice for those seeking outdoor wedding styles.  

To add more coverage for cooler weather or for two-looks-in-one, this gown has detachable Chantilly lace and French tulle sleeves that can be worn for an ultra-dramatic effect. However, without the sleeves and with minimal accessories, this dress can work as a casual fall gown. The full and frothy skirt of layered tulle floats from the gathered waist, parts at the sexy side slit and delicately concludes with an ethereal sweeping train for a wow effect! 

Minimalist Fall Wedding Dress 

Minimalist gowns are trending for 2022 brides and make for stunning fall wedding dresses! A heavier fabric like satin or Mikado is fitting for fall bridal gowns due to their rich appearance. Essense of Australia Style D3340 is an excellent example! This matte Mikado bridal gown is a figure-hugging mermaid silhouette that combines elements of Old Hollywood style and 2000s fashion for a modern take on a classic design.  

A pointed neckline is chic and modern, while a voluminous skirt and full train bring the drama! Sparkling statement earrings would complement this fall wedding dress beautifully, as would a faux fur wrap for chillier temperatures. For even more fall plus size wedding dresses, check out our post about the top 5 plus size wedding dresses for fall on the blog! 

Did you fall in love with one of these fall wedding dresses? To find a bridal store near you, you can visit our store locator or continue browsing all our incredible designs in our wedding dress gallery!