And the Bride Wore…Fringe

Boho-chic brides, this one's for you.

Bride in a fringe dress

Jordan Voth Photography

There’s nothing classic about a fringe wedding dress, but that’s exactly why we love it—the uncommon detail ensures you stand out. Seriously, who can resist the swinging movement it creates and the edgy, sometimes whimsical, earthy look it brings? Texture is an easy and playful way to elevate the design of any wedding dress, and fringe is rich in it. Whether adorning necklines, sleeves, or hemlines, fringe is a favorite among boho-chic and vintage-inspired brides. Just see how these beauties pulled it off for wedding dress inspiration.

A bride in a fringe wedding dress and groom
Amy Lynn Photography

Talk about a pair of statement sleeves! This bride is rocking bohemian chic in a Steve Nicks-inspired Rue de Seine dress, complete with an ab-flaunting cut-out and long, sweeping sleeves of fringe for a rock’n’roll angel look.

A bride and groom kissing
Matt Godkin Wedding Photography

Real bride Suze’s custom-made dress has as much history as it does beauty. Created by Lost in Paris Bridal, which restores and refashions fabrics on century-old machines for the eco-conscious bride, the gown was made from a 1920s silk piano shawl, resulting in vintage elegance. We love how the fringe hemline ties in with the macramé backdrop.

A bride in a fringe wedding dress
Jordan Voth Photography

We’re swooning over Kelly’s crochet and fringe dress, the latter of which adorns the train and sleeves, extending to the back of the dress. A low, messy bun and natural makeup help pull off this boho-chic feel.

A bride in a subtle fringe wedding dress
Karra Leigh Photography

For the more subtle bride, delicate fringe tassels caressing the backline and skirt tier bring just a tasteful hint of the trend without being overwhelming. Combined with lace fabric, this dress from a&bé bridal is all indie and romantic.

A bride in a fringe dress by the beach
Wianda Bongen Photography

This Rue de Seine dress marries vintage romance with wild toughness in a high-low style marked with floral embroidery and fringe. Silver embellishments add a touch of glam, while a moody bouquet and fishtail crown braid create an edgy feel.

A bride in a fringe dress with groom
Ronny & Rene Designs

Rue de Seine doesn’t let us down again with the ultimate free-spirited, bohemian confection. Tiers of fringe and fringe “shoulder pads” cascade down the dress, combining with bold leaf embroidery for an earthy vibe, giving the dress movement and life.

A bride and groom

This beach goddess bride ordered her breezy gown boasting a whimsical lace design of medallions from Crystals & Crème, but can you believe it originally came without the fringe? Her close friend added it to the sleeves to achieve the boho look she was seeking.

A bride and groom
Photo by Jillian Mitchell

This fashion stylist channeled 1930s elegance for her Brooklyn wedding day in a fringe-sleeved Alessandra Rich dress she found on Net-a-Porter. She accessorized with a classic pair of white pumps and an embroidered veil from New York Vintage.

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