If you choose a venue by the sea, you won’t be disappointed, we guarantee. There’s nothing like having the warm sun on your face, hearing the sound of waves crashing, feeling the saltiness in the air, and walking down the aisle surrounded by white sand. The wedding dress you choose should be a reflection of you, but also be fitting for your venue. Speaking of which, check out blog 20 Shoes Perfect for Your Beach Wedding, to find your perfect beach-friendly pair. t’s your wedding your way, so if you love a dress, don’t let your venue stop you from wearing it. On the other hand, choosing a dress that is fitting for tropical beach weather can help you narrow down your search. Here are 20 dresses for every type of bride getting married oceanside.
Lace just feels so summery to us! This dress is made from a sheer mesh, embellished with intricate lace-like floral embroidery that won’t make you overheat! Speaking of, an open back will keep you cool but you’ll stay secure with the hidden boning in the bodice. Adding to the beachy vibes are a chiffon train that’s not too long!
A mermaid cut dress just makes sense for a beach wedding! Beyond the name, this dress is a winner in our books as it is incredibly flattering, features a low crisscross with button detailing. The beaded belt does wonders for your waist!
This dress is perfect for a bride who is a minimalist. The lightweight chiffon is perfect for the ocean breeze and features an elegant v-neckline. This dress is classy, but sexy with a crisscross open back and a high slit.
Calling all European beach brides! This dress screams getting married on an Italian coast to us. The mini dress features a puffed one shoulder silhouette and a side train for drama.
We can just picture a bride running down the beach in this romantic dress. We love the supportive halter neckline, completed with a crystal encrusted corset bodice with an open back. The A-line skirt is breezy with a sheer floral lace applique and is finished with linear glitter that will sparkle in the sunshine.
This for the preppy bride of the beach. This sophisticated cut of the ballerina style dress is on the casual side with the shorter hem. However, you still get a touch of glam with the jewels on the strap. Bonus points for pockets, always!
This dress was made for the carefree bride getting married on the beach barefoot. The airy silk-cotton is reminiscent of a cover-up but the voluminous skirt, ballooned sleeves and asymmetrical bow details make this wedding-worthy.
This dress is just so dreamy! Stay cool with this spaghetti strap floral lace appliqued bodice. We don’t normally recommend trains for the beach, but this chapel length could be a good option if you’re not getting married in the sand!
The perfect dress for free-spirited boho brides. While we don’t usually recommend long sleeves for the beach, this sheer fabric passes the test. The detailing on this dress is absolutely stunning such as the tiered ruffles of varying lace.
Shimmy down the aisle in this satin number. This dress is all business in the front, party in the back with a faux pearl shoulder and back straps with an open back draped design. We love that a small slit in the back will bring movement to the dress and the ankle hem leaves the opportunity to show off your shoes.
This is an affordable option that is still chic! The chiffon sheer fabric is great for throwing in a suitcase. The simple cut lends this dress to being worn over and over again.
Just because a beach wedding may seem more casual, doesn’t mean you have to downplay your look! We’re obsessed with this figure-skimming silhouette featuring a sweetheart neckline with 3-D petal embellished sleeves.
This dress is for the sophisticated bride. While shorter dresses tend to be more casual, the one sleeve detailing brings all the drama and elegance. Bonus points for it being easier to pack!
Become a beach goddess! The lace top and wide tulle skirt play up the romance. The best part of this dress is there are six ways you can style the straps: strapless, with tulle straps, with sparkle spaghetti straps, off the shoulder lace straps, the tulle and off the shoulder lace straps, or the spaghetti straps paired with the lace off the shoulder straps.
Wear the pants in the relationship and look good while doing it! We love a good pantsuit and this jersey one is just so comfy. Highlights include the off-the-shoulder neckline and draped details at the bust. So classy and simplistic!
This enchanting dress is perfect for the romantic bride. The a-line shape with voluminous tulle layers gives princess vibes but a sexy cut out takes this dress to the next level. Ditch your bra as it features underwires cups to support and lift.
Another pant suit option we’re living for… plus it’s super affordable! This breezy number is absolutely stunning and made from chiffon with lace detailing on the bust and sleeves. We love that the wide leg pants almost look like a long skirt but you get all the perks of pants.
This posh dress is a showstopper. The sheen stain fabric will keep you cool. This dress features a crisscross halter neck with a high slit and low back with a loop button closure. Pair this dress with fabulous shoes!
We love the tropical nod of the leaf detailing on the bust of this dress! Padding and boning is added to keep you secure. A chapel train is just enough to balance off the dress and a slit allows you to show off your legs.
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