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By Louise Baltruschat Hollis

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I know you are really excited about discovering your dream wedding gown. But you may feel exasperated and overwhelmed by searching endlessly for the wedding dress!

Trying to find the perfect gown to strut down the aisle in is no easy feat. You don’t just want any dress though, you are looking for something spectacular. Perhaps boho in style yet totally you?

It’s no easy task finding your wedding dress. Especially something unique such as embroidered wedding dresses. Maybe you’d like a floral frock or a colourful touch to your bridal look?

Well, I am here to the rescue with some gorgeous embroidery wedding gown ideas! No matter your budget or style, I will have the dress for you.

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Colourful Floral Pink Elephant Photography Photo: Pink Elephant Photography via Isle Of Harris Wedding


Embroidery Wedding Dress Inspiration Gallery

Are you ready to dive into all the embroidered wedding dress ideas? I have you covered, from floral dresses to sequin stars and colourful show-stoppers. Not to mention the boho wedding dresses of dreams!

The lovely thing about having an embroidery gown is that they are so intricately detailed. In fact, they often look even more beautiful in real life than in wedding photos. Why go plain, when you can go all-out beautiful for your bridal look?

Plus you can incorporate personalisation with bespoke embroidery. Or choose a gown that reflects your passions. A subtle nod to the tapestry of who you are and allowing your personality to shine bright.

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1. Birds & Dragonflies

How beautiful is this nature-inspired gown complete with bird and dragonfly embroidery? Simply stunning.

Embroidered Wedding Dresses ThymeLane Photography Photo: Thyme Lane Photography via Eco Garden Wedding Dress: Needle & Thread


2. Autumn Florals

Cascading embroidery throughout this gown with autumn-inspired florals. The detachable balloon sleeves also add a wow factor.

Floral Embroidered Wedding Dress Charly Mae Photography Photo: Charly Mae Photography via Sustainable Woodland Wedding Dress: Felicity Westmacott


3. Colourful Floral

Does it get any better than this boho gown with colourful floral embroidery? The stitched flowers are more concentrated in the bodice and gradually fade out for a really romantic look.

Embroidery Wedding Dresses Pink Elephant Photography Photo: Pink Elephant Photography via Isle Of Harris Wedding Dress: Willowby Watter Heartleaf 


4. Flowers & Sparkle

Team flower embroidery with a touch of sparkle and blush tulle. Soft, yet striking it also looks like such a comfy dress to wear. I’m sure bride Jacqueline will be re-wearing her gown for years to come.

Embroidered Wedding Dress Nicola Mackrill Photography Photo: Nicola Mackrill Photography via Engine Shed Wedding Dress: Needle and Thread


5. Stitched Lace

This lace gown looks effortlessly beautiful, with stitched florals and long sleeves. Such a pretty dress for brides.

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Laura Coughlan Photo: Laura Coughlan via Silver Blue Wedding Dress: Suzanne Harrington Bride


6. Dramatic Clusters

Rather than all-over embroidery, why not choose a gown with subtle stitched clusters of flowers? The look is more subdued but equally as gorgeous.

Embroidered Wedding Dress Floral Colourful Wedding Ideas Birgitta Zoutman Photography Photo: Birgitta Zoutman Photography via Coral Wedding Ideas Dress: Adorn by Ashley


7. Beaded Pattern

A gorgeous pink dress, with a beaded embroidered pattern. I am sure you will agree really looks striking.

Embroidered Wedding Dress Joseph Kinerman Photography Photo: Joseph Kinerman via Hylands Estate Wedding Dress: BidaaiLondon


8. Delicate Pastel

For dreamy brides, how about a whimsical pastel floral embroidered wedding gown? Add sheer sleeves and a plunging neckline for added pizzazz.

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Floral Pastel Tanya Flannagan Photography Photo: Tanya Flannagan Photography via Burlton Manor Wedding Dress: L V Couture Bridal


9. Bold Leaves

Instead of colour, you could opt for a white embroidery wedding dress. This leaf pattern makes a really luxe fashion statement.

Embroidered Wedding Dress Debs Alexander Photo: Debs Alexander via Boconnoc Wedding Dress: Willowby


10. Embellished Neckline

Embroidery can be used to highlight key features or parts of a dress you would like to draw attention to. Choose to add embellishments to draw the eye to your best bits.

Embroidery Wedding Dress When Charlie Met Hannah Photo: When Charlie Met Hannah via Tropical Wedding Ideas Dress: Hause of O


11. Intricate Blush

The intricate embroidery of this blush gown is super beautiful. The subtle sparkle really takes the dress to the next level, ideal for weddings.

Embroidery Wedding Dresses Sarah London Photography Photo: Sarah London Photography via Glynde Place Wedding Dress: Needle & Thread


12. Sequin Detail

Sequin embroidery catches the light. This is not only ideal for summery weddings but perfect for winter weddings with evening lighting.

Embroidery Wedding Dress Sequin Casey Avenue Photography Photo: Casey Avenue Photography via Tullibole Castle Wedding Dress: Needle and Thread


13. Enchanting Decoration

Classic wedding dress cuts can really be elevated with embroidery decoration. If you are going for a detailed pattern, it’s a good idea to keep your dress shape simple.

Boho Embroirdered Wedding Dresses MattMoore Photography Photo: Matt Moore Photography via Bohemain Tipi Wedding Dress: Jean Jackson Couture


14. Add Numbers

Take your embroidery wedding dress to new heights with personalisation such as adding your wedding date.

Embroidered Wedding Dress Charlotte Razzell Photography Photo: Charlotte Razzell Photography via Thorpeness Country Club Wedding Dress: Phase Eight


15. Celestial Wonder

The celestial wedding trend has certainly been a favourite of mine. What’s not to love about the embroidered star and moon motifs?

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Sophie Lake Photography Photo: Sophie Lake Photography via Playful Cool Wedding Ideas Dress: E&W Couture 


15. Boho Tassels

If you are opting for embroidery on your bridal frock, get even more boho with tassels and sheer slips.

Embroidery Tassel Boho Wedding Dresses A&M Photography Photo: A&M Photography via Backyard Woodland Wedding Dress: Rue De Seine


16. Pink Dreams

White doesn’t necessarily suit all brides, so don’t feel like you have to wear white for your big day. A pretty pink tone with floral embroidery will really make you feel like a million dollars.

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Lisa Howard Photography Photo: Lisa Howard Photography via Northern Monk Brewery Wedding Dress: ASOS


17. Panel Skirt

Use embroidery to great effect by choosing its placement carefully. A panel of detail such as in this gown looks totally spectacular.

Embroidered Tulle Wedding Dress Carrie Lavers Photography Photo: Carrie Lavers Photography via Starry Winter Wedding Dress: Made With Love


18. Colourful Train

The peek-a-boo effect of this embroidered dress train is stunning. Guests will be wowed as you walk down the aisle and the detail is revealed.

 Photo: Boda&Films via Colourful Heartfelt Wedding Spain Dress: Beba’s Closet


19. Sheer Sleeves

All in the top, this embroidered gown really makes an impact. The sheer sleeves allow just enough cover yet will feel light and comfortable.

Embroidery Wedding Dress jakemorley Photo: Jake Morley Photography via Rose Gold Tent Wedding Dress: Hermione de Paula


20. Bohemian Sleeves

If you are looking for a boho dress style, don’t forget dramatic sleeves. These embroidered cape sleeves really will pack a punch. Just beautiful.

Bohemian Embroidered Wedding Dresses Katherine Ashdown Photography Photo: Katherine Ashdown Photography via Chaucer Barn Wedding Dress: Rue De Seine


21. Silver Vintage

You may be lucky enough like Louise who found an original 1940s vintage wedding dress from Paris. The silver sequin leaf embroidery is insanely gorgeous!

Sequin Silver Embroidery Wedding Dresses Bowtie and Belle Photography Photo: Bowtie and Belle Photography via Highcliffe Castle Wedding Dress: Vintage To Vogue


22. Sweet Brocade

How adorable is this sweet floral wedding dress? The loose and flowing skirt would be ideal for hot summer days too.

Embroidered Sequin Wedding Dress Big Bouquet Photography Photo: Big Bouquet Photography via Plush Tents Glamping Wedding Dress: Needle & Thread


23. Overdress

Have you thought about having a wedding overdress? Perhaps the ultimate accessory. As changing or removing your overdress will transform your evening wedding look.

Embroidered Wedding Dress The Shannons Photography Photo: The Shannons via Barley Wood House Wedding Dress: Hermione de Paula


24. Blue Ruffle

Instead of just going for embroidery, how about taking your dress to another stratosphere? Add colour such as this blue gown, along with ruffles and an embellished belt.

Embroidered Wedding Dress Blue Nicki Shea Photography Photo: Nicki Shea Photography via Alternative Rainbow Woodland Wedding Ideas Dress: Sharon Bowen-Dryden


25. Gold Stars

Flowers aren’t the only option for embroidery dresses, stars work really beautifully too.

Embroidery Wedding Dresses Star Dani Louise Photography Photo: Dani Louise Photography via Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Dress: Dotty Bridal


26. Intricate Needlework

How darling is this pretty floral embroidered gown? Classic and timeless yet completely unique.

Embroidery Wedding Dresses Richard Skins Photography Photo: Richard Skins Photography via Hornington Manor Wedding Dress: Ian Stuart at The Bridal Collection


27. Floaty & Sparkly

The loose and relaxed fit of this dress is sure to be easy to move and dance in. Really elegant yet flattering. It’s one for your inspiration boards for sure!

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Wedding Emma Lawson Photography Photo: Emma Lawson Photography via Bandstand Wedding Dress: Needle and Thread


28. All Over Colour

For a big fashion statement, a colourful gown may be just the ticket. If you want to keep things more toned down during the day choose an embroidered wedding dress for the evening.

Colourful Embroidered Wedding Dresses mariannechua Photo: Marianne Chua via Cool City Party Wedding Dress: Temperley London


29. Beaded Sleeves

Romantic and whimsical, floaty beaded sleeves are ideal for both sequins and embroidery.

Sequin Blue Embroidered Wedding Dresses Dhw Photography Photo: Dhw Photography via Golden Hour Wedding Ideas Dress: ASOS


30. Bridal Separates

If you are looking for bridal separates, this starry top may just steal your heart. Isn’t the embroidery just so stunning?

Star Embroidered Wedding Dresses Top State Of Love and Trust Photography Photo: State of Love and Trust via Neon Sign Wedding Ideas Dress: Rembo Styling


31. Bohemian Fringing

We’ve talked tassels, but how about boho fringing on your wedding dress? The perfect accompaniment to embroidery. Wow.

Embroidered Wedding Dresses Boho Style Peter Hughes Photography Photo: Peter Hughes Photography via Aquapetra Resort Spa Wedding Dress: Rue De Seine


32. Gold Glitter

All the sparkle and shine with this striking gold glitter gown with long train.

Gold Glitter Embroidery Wedding Dresses Rebecca Love Photo Photo: Rebecca Love Photo via Gold Autumn Wedding Dress: Sherri Hill


Hopefully, these gorgeous embroidered wedding dresses now have you decided. That an embroidery dress is for you, or it isn't.

Whatever you decide, here's to finding your dream gown that you will feel incredible in.

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