Trends We Love: Decadent Backs

Backless wedding dresses are having a major moment and brides are loving this exciting new style! Designer open-back wedding dresses take a timeless silhouette and turn it into a modern masterpiece. Try a plunging back on your wedding gown for an exit down the aisle that will make your guests’ jaws drop, or a racerback wedding gown for something more modern and fashion-forward. Anyway you do backless, you’ll be making a style statement in your wedding dress. An illusion back with placed lace or intricate beading gives an extra pop of glamour to any gown while a scoop, cowl back is timeless and romantic. Brides are going to love how sexy, sleek and sophisticated they will look in a backless wedding dress so say ‘Yes’ to the daring and decadent open-back trend.


For the ultimate in both glamour and drama, backless wedding dresses can be an ideal choice for anyone – from the laidback to the sophisticated bride. The perfect style for a statement-making bride, a sexy backless wedding dress should be your go-to style on your wedding day. For these looks, it’s all about the details. Intricately-detailed lace backs, beautiful hand beading, and sweet buttons over an illusion back make for an unforgettable gown.

Essense of Australia D1981

Essense of Australia Style D1981

This backless wedding dress with a modern neckline and low-back from Essense of Australia is an absolute head-turner! In a simple statement-making style, this designer wedding dress features a sexy low-back in a sheath silhouette. The thin spaghetti straps attach to a modern, open V-neckline that mirrors the plunging back. Lace over Imperial Crepe fabric sweeps into an effortless train, down from the open-back, finishing in a scalloped lace hemline for added drama!

Stella York Style 6309

This ball gown wedding dress with intricate open-back from designer Stella York was made for the princess bride! Diamante beading covers the bodice and straps, while an intricate beaded pattern over illusion tulle covers the open-back. The sparkling jewels create a delicate and dazzling pattern that catches the eye. The skirt is made of layers of horsehair hemline tulle that is billowy and romantic. It flows down from the open-back and waist, creating the ballgown silhouette.

Essense of Australia D2147

Essense of Australia Style D2147

This fit-and-flare wedding dress with low-cut back from Essense of Australia is perfect for the bride who is looking for a little something sexy! Made from beaded lace and tulle over Regency organza, this wedding dress features a plunging, open-back and flowing skirt. The fit-and-flare silhouette hugs each curve and creates a luxe hourglass figure. The low-cut back is framed by lace beaded straps and mirrors the plunging v-neckline. The full skirt flares out from just above the knee, similar to a mermaid silhouette giving this wedding dress a very romantic and soft style that brides will love!

Stella York Style 5984

This open back wedding dress from designer Stella York features an open back that is both chic and unexpectedly sexy! Lace over Lustre Satin forms a sleek sheath silhouette, carefully designed around the open, plunging back and lace court train. Gorgeous thin straps frame the backless gown while the same lace motif flows down the length of the dress, creating romantic movement and drama. A wide cut lace hemline completes the skirt and mirrors the lace pattern of the straps. The daring open-back stops just below the middle of the bride’s back, giving this wedding dress an elegant element of style.

Essense of Australia Style D2073

Fit for a princess, this scoop back wedding dress from Essense of Australia features a multi-layered tulle skirt and fitted bodice, making this ballgown an opulent choice for brides! Hand-sewn Diamante beading on the bodice and wide-cut straps give off a subtle sparkle, while the voluminous skirt sways below. This backless ballgown feels romantic and ethereal. The open-back adds just a touch of sexy to this otherwise classic silhouette, while the swirling beadwork is reminiscent of traditional ballgown wedding dresses.

A backless wedding dress adds the perfect touch of sexy to your wedding day. Whether featured on a curve-hugging trumpet wedding gown or a sweet and romantic A-line, a low-back wedding dress is a timeless style. Perfect for beach brides, an open-back on your wedding gown draws attention to your sun-kissed skin and allows you to shine.

Backless wedding gowns are perfect for a sophisticated wedding – just pair with an elegant updo and hairpiece for a beautiful, head-turning look.

Love these looks? Visit the store locator to find your dream Stella York or Essense of Australia wedding dress today!

Make sure you also check out our post about hairstyles to highlight your backless dress to complete your open back look!