21 Best Asymmetrical Neckline Wedding Dresses for Trendy Brides

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Asymmetrical necklines are certainly having a moment this season and were heavily seen at Spring 2023 Bridal Fashion Week. Designers from Anne Barge to Safiyaa to THEIA all spotlighted this unique trend in their newest collections, as it's a fresh and modern take on the one-shoulder look. Whether it’s a mini after-party dress or a formal ballgown, you can pair this neckline with just about any bridal style.

What is an Asymmetrical Neckline?

An asymmetrical neckline is one that features two different silhouettes on each side of your shoulders. Slightly different than a one-shoulder look, asymmetrical necklines typically showcase a unique design element.

What's more, runway designers aren’t the only ones embracing this new trend. Brands such as Lulus and Zara have recently taken on the style as well, so you can certainly find a variety of asymmetrical neckline dresses that fit not only your bridal aesthetic but also your budget. 

Ahead, we’ve put together 21 of our favorite asymmetrical neckline wedding dresses for you to peruse this bridal season. Scroll on to see more. 

Most Show-Stopping: Kelly Faetanini Isadora Gown

Kelly Faetanini feather wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 0-24 | Materials: Crepe, feathers | Length: Floor

Take your bridal look to the next level with this truly statement-making ballgown from Kelly Faetanini. The long sleeve asymmetrical neckline is paired with a feathered skirt for a modern and romantic take on the traditional silhouette. 

Best Satin Gown: Galvan Cropped Ushuaia Bridal Dress

Galvan wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 34-44 | Materials: Satin | Length: Mid-calf

Sleek and simple, this satin gown features an asymmetrical neckline with a sash accent. The gown is made from bias-cut satin, which is a flattering choice for both curvy and straight figures. 

For a Beach Wedding: Zimmermann Tropicana Asymmetric Neck Midi Dress

zimmermann white dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: XS-L | Materials: Linen | Length: Mid-length

For a more casual bridal look, consider this midi dress from Zimmermann. The gown is made from linen—perfect for beachside nuptials—and it features a flared skirt and a fully open back. 

Most Modest: Safiyaa Salomé Draped Asymmetrical Dress

asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 6-16 | Materials: Polyester | Length: Mid-length

Brides looking for a more modest bridal look will love this classy, crisp mid-length gown. It’s a great choice for any bridal occasion from the bridal shower to the rehearsal dinner and the big day itself. 

Most Elegant: Fleur Du Mal Asymmetrical Cowl Dress

fleur du mal asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 2-10 | Materials: Silk | Length: Mid-length

This sexy and chic gown, from Fleur Du Mal, hints at Old-Hollywood glamour with its draped asymmetrical cowl neckline. Pair with a silver bridal clutch and a slicked-back hairstyle. 

For the Classic Bride: Amsale Amala Dress

amsale asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: Contact brand | Materials: Crepe | Length: Floor

Less is more with this chic and timeless gown, which stuns with an asymmetrically draped bodice and an open back with streamers.

Most Effortlessly Chic: Marcella Manhatten One-Shoulder Gown

Marcella asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: XS-XXL | Materials: European Ponte | Length: Floor

Fashion-forward brides, take note of this elegant and edgy gown. Appropriately named "The Manhatten", this gown is perfect for city brides looking for a chic wedding day look. 

For the Edgy Bride: Zara Short Asymmetrical Dress

zara asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: Runs short | Size: XS-XL | Materials: Polyester | Length: Mini 

This mini dress from Zara is not your mother’s bridal dress. The asymmetrical, partially long sleeve dress is for the edgy bride looking for a fun afterparty look.

For the After Party: Shona Joy La Lune Asymmetrical Bias Cowl Mini Dress

shona joy asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 2-10 | Materials: Satin | Length: Mini 

Another daring afterparty choice, this mini dress is a flirty and youthful choice to change into for your second or third bridal fit. The adjustable straps allow you to play with the length, making it great for brides of all heights. 

For the Fashion-Forward Bride: Self-Portrait White Asymmetric Gathered-Jersey Dress

self portrait asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 0-12 | Materials: Polyester | Length: Mid-length

This stylish gown from Self-Portrait looks like it just came off the runway. Style with bold heels and statement-making dangling earrings. 

Best Hint of Sparkle: Pronovias Darby Gown

Pronovias asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 0-12 | Materials: Satin | Length: Floor

From the button-detailing along the back to the subtly glittering asymmetrical neckline, there’s no denying this mermaid gown from Pronovias is an eye-catching number.  

For the Nontraditional Bride: Reformation Chandelier Dress

Reformation asymmetrical neckline

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Runs: True to Size | Size: XS-XL | Materials: Viscose | Length: Mid-length

We can’t help but imagine this slip dress at a picture-perfect backyard wedding. The combination of blue and white in the fabric is nontraditional yet still feels bridal-esque.

Best Romper: Lulus Ivory Satin Romper

lulus asymmentrical wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: XS-XL | Materials: Polyester | Length: Mini

We’ve been seeing bridal rompers pop up everywhere in the past few years, and we are loving this asymmetrical take on the trend. The relaxed shorts and added pockets, paired with the sleek satin are a balance between easygoing and formal. 

Most Customizable: Fame & Partners Francois Gown

Fame and Partners asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: Custom | Materials: Matte satin | Length: Floor

This maxi slip dress takes into account your exact sizing, making for a dress truly tailored to fit your body. We especially love the subtle side-slit and the draped neckline. 

Most Elegant: Badgley Mischka One-Shoulder Draped Crepon Bridal Gown

 Badgley Mischka One-Shoulder Draped Crepon Bridal Gown

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 2-12 | Materials: Crepon | Length: Floor

This sophisticated gown is beautifully crafted with unique draping and internal boning that creates a structured and timeless look. Style with a loose updo and subtle jewelry that has a hint of sparkle. 

Best Black Gown: The Sei for FWRD Asymmetrical Cowl Midi Dress

The Sei for FWRD Asymmetrical Cowl Midi Dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 0-10 | Materials: Silk | Length: Ankle-length


Who says that white is your only option for your wedding dress? More and more, brides are taking to unconventional colors for their bridal look. This black number is the perfect way to capture the trend while remaining timeless and tasteful.  

Most Unique Fabric: Lulus Asymmetrical Midi Dress

Lulus Asymmetrical Midi Dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: XS-XL | Materials: Polyester | Length: Ankle-length

We love a unique pattern on a wedding dress, and this swiss dot midi takes the cake. The draped asymmetrical neckline and asymmetrical skirt are a fresh take on traditional bridal style. 

Best Draped Detailing: Significant Other Olinda Dress

Significant Other Olinda Dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 2-10 | Materials: Viscose | Length: Floor

You can’t go wrong with a beautifully draped gown on your wedding day. This option from Significant Other features a front tie along with the draped design. 

Best Floral Accents: Safiyaa Ramiel Ivory Long dress

Safiyaa Ramiel Ivory Long dress

Courtesy of Safiyaa

Runs: True to Size | Size: 2-16 | Materials: Heavy crepe | Length: Floor

For a formal spring or summer wedding, we have our eye on this asymmetrical gown, featuring glittering flower bud embroidery along the neckline. The gown also features a subtle side slit that shows a bit of extra skin. 

For the Modern Bride: Nadia Manjarrez Adria Gown

wedding dress with asymmetrical neckline

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Runs: True to Size | Size: Contact brand | Materials: Satin crepe | Length: Floor

From Nadia Manjarrez’s Spring 2023 collection comes this modern and stylish gown. Incorporate another bridal trend into the look with lacey opera gloves, as styled in this photo. 

Best Strapless Option: Sachin & Babi Tara Gown

Sachin & Babi asymmetrical neckline wedding dress

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Runs: True to Size | Size: 0-16 | Materials: Stretch Mikado | Length: High-low

This Sachin & Babi high-low dress is an alternative take on the asymmetrical neckline trend. We love it for the playful and fashionable bride. 

What to Look for in an Asymmetrical Neckline Wedding Dress

When shopping for an asymmetrical neckline wedding dress, make sure to keep jewelry top of mind. This silhouette poses a bit of a challenge when it comes to necklaces, but that doesn’t mean wearing one is completely out of the equation. If you are set on wearing a necklace, a choker is a great way to highlight your neck without interrupting the neckline itself. 

FAQ
  • Is an asymmetrical neckline flattering for all bust sizes?

    Asymmetrical necklines generally have less support in the bust area because they tend to be one shoulder or strapless. For this reason, it may not be the best option for those with a larger chest size, but there are some variations of the style that have more support than others. For example, a wraparound asymmetrical neckline usually has a high neck and can provide more support. 

  • Is an asymmetrical neckline timeless?

    While an asymmetrical neckline is a current trend that falls on the more modern side, that’s not to say that the silhouette can’t be timeless. If this is a style that you believe you will love in years to come, then it can be timeless for you. Just make sure you are picking a gown you truly love.

  • What hairstyle is best for an asymmetrical neckline?

    You can pair just about any hairstyle with an asymmetrical neckline, but a low updo looks particularly great with the silhouette.

About the Author

Contributing writer Melony Forcier is a recent graduate starting her career path in beauty and fashion journalism. Before graduating, she interned with both Boston Magazine and Foundation PR. Additionally, she served as a fashion editor for Boston University's lifestyle magazine, The Buzz.

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