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Dear Reader, If you're anything like us–you've gotten completely swept up in the Bridgerton craze. With dramatic storylines, steamy romances, and opulent ballrooms gracing our screens, it’s impossible not to fall in love with this transporting show. And when we're not burning for the incredibly beautiful characters and their lavish lives, we're mesmerized by their stunning (and sometimes outlandish) costumes. If you’re a bride-to-be who has binge-watched the season and is now set on wearing a Bridgerton-inspired wedding gown–you’re in luck. With so many wedding dresses on the market inspired by the Regency-era, your dreams of channeling the Duchess of Hastings on your wedding day can easily be achieved.
To emulate Daphne Bridgerton’s simple yet stunning 1800s wedding dress, look for gowns with an empire waist, delicate puff sleeves, and an alluring square neckline. Prefer something more statement-making? Opt for an ornate dress or a colorful gown in blue–the Bridgerton family's signature color. If you share Eloise Bridgerton's penchant for ruffled collars and bows, there are scores of wedding dresses out there featuring high necklines and romantic embellishments. And to complete your Regency-era look, tiaras, delicate drop earrings, and opera-length gloves are a must.
Ahead, 20 Bridgerton inspired wedding dresses that even Madame Delacroix would approve of.
Most Romantic: Markarian Tiered Gown
Soft and ethereal and a little bit regal, we can envision Daphne Bridgerton floating across the halls of Hasting House in this romantic gown. Boasting details traditional of the Regency-era like an empire waist and cap sleeves – you're destined to feel like a duchess in this Markarian gown.
Best Blush Style: Erdem Pale Pink Embellished Dress
Leave it to Erdem to design whole collections that would be suited to even the most discerning duchess. Whether you love a splash of color like the Featheringtons or you're partial to bows like Eloise Bridgerton, this dress would make a statement-making addition to any bridal wardrobe.
For Your Rehearsal Dinner: Hill House Home "Sabrina" Nap Dress
If you're familiar with Hill House Home, then you already know that the brand has been serving up Bridgerton approved dresses long before the show even aired. From their signature Nap dresses (that would undoubtedly have Daphne swooning) to their timeless bow barrettes, you'll be sure to find a duchess-worthy outfit for all of your wedding-related parties.
For the Fashion-Forward Bride: Erdem Metallic Green Dress
While the Featheringtons certainly knew their way around a colorful frock, dresses in muted tones and metallics also graced our screens. For the fashion-forward bride planning a courthouse ceremony or throwing a chic city wedding – this green Erdem dress is a winning choice.
Thinking about wearing a Bridgerton inspired wedding dress? We've answered three common questions brides have about shopping for a wedding dress inspired by the hit show.
- When was the Regency-era? The Regency of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was a period of time between 1811 and 1820.
- What design elements make up a Regency-era dress? Dresses with an empire waist, puff sleeves, square and low necklines were traditionally worn by women during the Regency period.
- How should I accessorize my Bridgerton inspired wedding gown? If you want to stay true to the era, accessories like gloves, tiaras, and statement-making jewelry are the perfect way to style your wedding dress.