Gowns & Suits
From princess ballgowns to elegant lace creations, scroll through to see our edit of stylish wedding dress that look fit for royalty.
Brides dreaming of the ultimate Cinderella-esque wedding, there's nothing like the ballgown. Gossamer layers evoke a more whimsical and fairy tale-like quality, while structured shapes deliver a regal feel. See also: FAIRY TALE GRANDEUR! 8 GORGEOUS GAZEBOS FOR YOUR BALLROOM WEDDING Images: @georgeshobeika/Instagram, @galialahav/Instagram (photography: @rachel_jeraffi/Instagram) If you're gunning for a classic look, consider high necklines - think Grace Kelly's iconic wedding dress. Images: @tonywardcouture/Instagram, @kevolieofficial/Instagram Kate Middleton's Sarah Burton-designed wedding dress (which paid homage to Grace Kelly's bridal gown) sparked a worldwide trend for lace, long-sleeved wedding dresses - and who can blame them. It's altogether elegant, feminine and timeless. Images: @legendsbyromonakevza/Instagram and @annebarge/Instagram When it comes to royal wedding dresses, you can't leave out a grand train - Princess Diana's famous ivory silk taffeta and antique lace gown had a 7.62m (25 foot) train! If you have a penchant for dramatic trains, here are 12 gorgeous styles to inspire you. Images: @moniquelhuillierbride/Instagram Capes have always been associated with royalty, so if you're planning to forgo the veil, this is a stunning alternative. For a more whimsical and dreamy take, go for ones in sheer fabric, like tulle. Images: @theiacouture/Instagram, @eliesaabbridal/Instagram If you can't decide between a more fitted silhouette or a ballgown, overskirts are your answer. It also imitates the cascading look of a train so you'll get a dramatic effect for a grand celebration. Images: @eliesaabbridal/Instagram, @zuhairmuradmariage/Instagram, and @legendsbyromonakevza/Instagram There's something about duchesse satin that evokes a grand and formal feel - and an evergreen choice for wedding gowns. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden donned an unembellished off-shoulder duchesse satin gown when she tied the knot to Prince Daniel in 2010. Do like Princess Charlene of Monaco who took a fuss-free approach with a sleek off-shoulder number from Armani for her nuptials in 2011, to Prince Albert of Monaco. Delicate embroidery, appliques and sheer panels (a la Mira Zwillinger) lend an extra feminine touch. See also: 11 BEAUTIFULLY MINIMALIST WEDDING DRESSES MODERN BRIDES WILL LOVE Images: @lelarose/Instagram and Mira Zwillinger/Spring 2019 There's nothing like a gold or silvery sheen to instantly luxe up any wedding look. Add intricate embroidery, like baroque detailing, and you've got a gown fit for royalty. Images: @olegcassini/Instagram and @theiacouture/Instagram