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If you are considering a floral wedding dress, this is the article for you! I’ve rounded up over 30 floral wedding dresses to inspire your own bridal look, worn by both real brides and models from editorial shoots.

Show-Stopping Floral Wedding Dress Ideas

Opting for a colourful or floral wedding dress may seem like a bold choice. But more and more brides are choosing to go alternative. You certainly aren’t alone in looking for something a little different and you absolutely should go for it.

There are so many floral options, from white dresses to embroidered wedding dresses and all the colours. Let’s take a sneaky peek, shall we?

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1. Pretty Pattern

Choose a bold print filled with flowers and colours.

Floral Wedding Dress Colourful Donna Murray Photography Photo: Donna Murray Photography via Fun Budget Wedding Dress: jordanderuiter

 

2. Pastel Blooms

Go pastel with a pretty painted effect wedding gown.

Floral Wedding Dress Painted Print Alfred & Co Photography Photo: Alfred & Co Photography via Floral Wedding Dress Tipi Dress: Charlotte Balbier

 

3. Autumn Flowers

Cascading autumn embroidery throughout this gown with detachable balloon sleeves also adds a wow factor.

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

 

4. Pink Tulle

Delicate and dream pale pink tulle with flowers look stunning.

Floral Wedding Dress Pink Tulle Idea Paige Mary Photography Photo: Paige Mary Photography via Italian Wedding Ideas  Dress: Rose Savage

 

5. Large Flowers

A large flower print really is spectacular.

Floral Wedding Dress Bold Print Photography34 Photo: Photography34 via Mowbray Wedding Dress: Dolce & Gabbana

 

6. Flower Top

Adding a delicate flower top can really transform your gown.

Floral Wedding Dress Flower Top Vladana Parker Photo: Vladana Parker via Bronze Wedding Ideas Dress: Hope & Harlequin

 

7. Floral Applique

White dresses with floral applique create texture without being too colourful.

Floral Wedding Dresses Applique Charlie and Em Photography Photo: Charlie and Em Photography via Staffordshire Registry Office Wedding Laura’s Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal Charlotte’s Wedding Dress: Monsoon

 

8. 3D Flowers

For an extra special touch, 3D flowers can be really striking.

Floral Wedding Dress 3D Flowers Photography by Bea Photo: Photography by Bea via Cherry Blossom Soft Spring Wedding Idea Dress: Bowen Dryden

 

9. Blossom Gown

Take inspiration from your favourite flowers, or blossom.

Floral Wedding Dress Bronze Blossom Northern Aye Photography Photo: Northern Aye Photography via Alternative Scottish Wedding Dress: Rowan Joy

 

10. Fabric Flowers

You could alter your dress by adding fabric flowers to really customise it.

Floral Wedding Dress Silk Sophie Lake Photography Photo: Sophie Lake Photography via Playful Cool Wedding Ideas Dress: E&W Couture 

 

11. Colourful Flower Embroidery

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

Floral Wedding Dress Ideas Colourful Pink Elephant Photography Photo: Pink Elephant Photography via Isle Of Harris Wedding Dress: Willowby Watter Heartleaf 

 

12. Sparkly Flowers

Team sparkly flowers with blush tulle. Soft, yet striking it also looks like such a comfy gown to don. I’m sure bride Jacqueline will be re-wearing her floral wedding dress for years to come.

Floral Wedding Dress Idea Dragonfly Nicola Mackrill Photography Photo: Nicola Mackrill Photography via Engine Shed Wedding Dress: Needle and Thread

 

13. Floral Neckline

Embellish your dress neckline with gorgeous floral motifs.

Floral Wedding Dress Neckline Ania Ames Photo: Ania Ames via Humanist Farm Camping Wedding Dress: ASOS

 

14. Wildflower Dress

For a natural look, have a wildflower-style wedding gown.

Floral Wedding Dress Embroidered Daniel Lightening Photography Photo: Daniel Lightening Photography via Farmyard Wedding Dress: Tonena

 

15. Lace Florals

Doesn’t this lace gown look effortlessly beautiful? With its stitched florals and long sleeves, it really makes a statement.

Floral Wedding Dress Ideas Lace Laura Coughlan Photo: Laura Coughlan via Silver Blue Wedding Dress: Suzanne Harrington Bride

 

16. Floral Cape

Think about accessorising your gown with a floral veil or cape to change up your look.

Floral Wedding Dress Cape Accessory Freya Raby Photo: Freya Raby via Oakwood At Ryther Wedding Cape: Quinlan Couture Bridal

 

17. Black Dress

Floral dresses don’t have to be all pastels, this black and grey flower frock is so dramatic.

Floral Wedding Dress Black Grey White Joasis Photography Photo: Joasis Photography via Snow White Wedding Inspiration Dress: Modeca

 

18. Dainty Floral Dress

Dainty floral patterns look so pretty, which are ideal for spring/summer affairs.

Floral Wedding Dress Pretty Pink Joasis Photography Photo: Joasis Photography via Snow White Wedding Inspiration Dress: Anny Lin Bridal

 

19. Flower Clusters

Rather than all-over flowers, why not choose a gown with subtle clusters of florals? It’s a more subdued look but is equally as gorgeous.

Floral Wedding Dress Idea Pink Birgitta Zoutman Photography Photo: Birgitta Zoutman Photography via Coral Wedding Ideas Dress: Adorn by Ashley

 

20. Soft Pastels

For a dreamy bridal style, how about a whimsical pastel floral wedding gown? Add sheer sleeves and a plunging neckline for added wow factor. Don’t forget coordinating shoes!

Pale Pink Floral Wedding Dress Idea Tanya Flannagan Photography Photo: Tanya Flannagan Photography via Burlton Manor Wedding Dress: L V Couture Bridal

 

21. Large Leaves

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

Floral Wedding Dress Leaves Debs Alexander Photo: Debs Alexander via Boconnoc Wedding Dress: Willowby

 

22. Embellished Top

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

Floral Wedding Dress Idea Red Green When Charlie Met HannahPhoto: When Charlie Met Hannah via Tropical Wedding Ideas Dress: Hause of O

 

23. Blush Flowers

The intricate flowers of this blush gown are super gorgeous. The subtle sparkle really takes this gown to the next level.

Floral Wedding Dress Idea Blush White Sarah London Photography Photo: Sarah London Photography via Glynde Place Wedding Dress: Needle & Thread

 

24. Sequin Flowers

Sequin flowers to catch the light. This style of dress is not only ideal for summer weddings but perfect for winter weddings with twinkling wedding lighting.

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

 

25. Personalisation

Take your flower wedding dress to new heights with personalisation such as adding your wedding date or initials.

Personalised Floral Wedding Dress Idea Charlotte Razzell Photography Photo: Charlotte Razzell Photography via Thorpeness Country Club Wedding Dress: Phase Eight

 

26. Pretty In Pink

White doesn’t necessarily suit everyone, so don’t feel like you have to wear white for your wedding. Pretty pink tones with florals will really make you feel a million dollars.

Floral Wedding Dress Idea Pink Lisa Howard Photography Photo: Lisa Howard Photography via Northern Monk Brewery Wedding Dress: ASOS

 

27. Floral Train

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

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

 

28. Delicate Brocade

How adorable is this sweet flower gown? The loose and flowing skirt would be ideal for hot weddings too.

Floral Wedding Dress Top Beige Big Bouquet Photography Photo: Big Bouquet Photography via Plush Tents Glamping Wedding Dress: Needle & Thread

 

29. Floral Overdress

Have you thought about having an overdress for your wedding gown? It quite possibly is the ultimate accessory due to being able to change or remove to transform your evening wedding look.

Floral Wedding Dress Overdress The Shannons Photo: The Shannons via Barley Wood House Wedding Dress: Hermione de Paula

 

30. Blue Flowers

Instead of just going for a flower pattern, how about taking your dress to another stratosphere? Add bold colours such as blue along with ruffles and an embellished belt.

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

 

31. Pretty Flowers

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

Floral Wedding Dress Back Detail Richard Skins Photography Photo: Richard Skins Photography via Hornington Manor Wedding Dress: Ian Stuart at The Bridal Collection

 

32. Beaded Flower Sleeves

Romantic and whimsical, floaty floral beaded sleeves are ideal for adding sparkle.

Floral Wedding Dress Beaded Blue Dhw Photography Photo: Dhw Photography via Golden Hour Wedding Ideas Dress: ASOS

 

33. Gold Glitter Gown

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

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

 

 

So there we have it, all the floral wedding dress ideas you'll ever need. All so gorgeous!


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