53 Sparkly Wedding Dresses for the Glamorous Bride

From intricate beading and sequins to shades of silver and gold.

Sequined wedding gown

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What the red carpet is for celebrities is what a wedding day is for any bride-to-be, so why not go all out and really shine on your big day? From super-glitzy gowns covered in sequins fit for the most glamorous of brides to more subdued glimmer for more traditional and minimalist brides, there are many ways to incorporate a bit of shimmer into your bridal look. If you prefer a more traditional gown when saying 'I do' but want to make an extra dazzling entrance at the reception or after-party, sparkly dresses also make a perfect post-ceremony look. Sequins and delicate beading also feel especially festive if you’re getting married around the holidays so consider sparkly dresses a top choice for a winter ceremony.

If you’re all about the opulence with your wedding dress but want to stick with a white or ivory palette, sequins and glittering paillettes in dramatic silhouettes and architectural shapes are the way to go while gowns in blush, gold, and silver dripping in all-over sequins are perfect for the bold, fashion-forward bride. If you're a vintage-loving bride, you can pile on the drama with cascading fringe beadings, flouncy tiers of chiffon with glittering beadwork, and classy pearl detailing. Sparkle isn't reserved for ultra-glam brides and modern minimalist brides can also incorporate sparkle by opting for simpler slip silhouettes or halter column sheaths with sparse beading and reflective embellishments.

From head-to-toe adornment for a scene-stealing wedding look to subtle sequined looks, here is our edit of 53 glitzy wedding gowns for a glamorous and dazzling bridal moment.

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Cucculelli Shaheen Pre-Fall 20 Constellation White Platinum Dress

Beaded wedding dress

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SHOP NOW: Moda Operandi, $12,000

This intricately embroidered gown recalls celestial bodies with its patterned beading. Featuring gold embellishments on the strapless bodice and tulle skirt, this gown is a great ethereal-inspired choice.

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Temperley London Pleated Sequined Chiffon Gown

Sequined wedding gown

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This pleated halter gown with all-over sequins feels especially modern. Featuring an open back and a cinched waist, this bridal look is both elegant and unconventional, a stylish option for the stylish bride.

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Temperley London Celeste Embellished Viscose Dress

Sparkling bohemian wedding gown
Courtesy of Temperley London

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For the bride into all things astrological, this bohemian, open-back gown features a constellation of micro-crystals. We especially love the dramatic tulle sleeves.

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David Koma S/S 20 Strapless Fringe-Trimmed Crepe Dress

Studded wedding gown

Courtesy of David Koma

SHOP NOW: Moda Operandi, was $5,580, now $3,348

For a hint of sheen, consider a sparsely embellished gown instead. This crepe mermaid gown is a studded option with cutout detailing and a tiered fringed trim—perfect for the edgier, fashion-forward bride.

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Georges Hobeika S/S 20 Beaded Gown

Sparkly wedding dress

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We love the dainty beaded tendrils cascading down the shoulders of this intricate dress. The beading on the torso and across the tulle skirt makes this gown feel like a luxe and decadent bridal option.

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Jenny Packham Bianca & Jagger Gown

Sequined wedding gown

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The maximalist bride will love this head-to-toe embellished gown with a detachable feather-trim bolero. Edgy and fashion-forward, this strapless column dress is perfect for making an entrance.

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BHLDN Written In The Stars Gown

Sequined gown

Courtesy of BHLDN


Glitter tulle and an embellished V-neck bodice add a touch of whimsy to this frothy delight, while the sheer and open-back details give the otherwise romantic option a subtly seductive vibe.

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Stella McCartney Sequin Bridal Gown

Sequined wedding dress

 Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

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A minimalist's dream, this sequined slip dress in chiffon features a sheer panel at the hem for showing off your wedding shoes! Plus, the straps are elasticated to ensure they stay in place all night long. Gorgeous and ergonomic.

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ASOS Edition Ciara Dress

Sequin wedding dress

 Courtesy of ASOS


We adore the kimono sleeves and plunging neckline combo on this sequined gown. Perfect for the fearless glam bride who wants to wow with effortless ease.

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Azazie Isadora BG Wedding Dress

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Azazie

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The modern minimalist will love the sleek simplicity of this halter chiffon dress. Featuring a beaded bodice and center slit, this number is equal parts chic and romantic.

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Wtoo by Watters Fitted Sequin Dress

Lace wedding gown

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For more traditional brides craving glamor, choose a fully sequined dress in a simpler silhouette. This sophisticated dress featuring talisa sequins and a deep-V neckline is perfect for the low-key glam bride.

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Adrianna Papell Scoop Back Sequin Gown

Sequined wedding gown

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This classic sleeved silhouette features all-over glittering sequins, giving a simple stunner a glamorous update. Timeless elegance at its sparkliest.

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Emilia Wickstead Shari Open Back Dress

Sparkly wedding dress

 Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

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This Net-a-Porter exclusive with Emilia Wickstead is a chic and elegant choice with lots of shimmer. Decked in opalescent sequins, this dress features a high neckline and an open back. We can totally imagine a bride rocking this dress at a courthouse wedding.

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Willowby by Watters Larimar Dress

Sparkly wedding dress

 Courtesy of Watters

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Bring on the luster with this gown. The shimmering beading on the tulle of this dress makes it look so dreamy while the short peplum, accentuated by the slim belt, is a playful touch!

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RM Richards Sequin Lace Mermaid Dress

Silver gown

Courtesy of RM Richards

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Dazzle in an elegant mermaid gown of stretch sequin lace. We especially love the sheer detailing at the shoulders. An opulent choice for the glamorous bride all below $200.

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Terani Couture Pearl and Crystal High-Neck Short Wedding Dress

Embellished gown

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For a more casual bridal look, consider this shorter dress featuring pearl and crystal embellishments. We love the contrast of the dark velvet waistband against the classy pearls.

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Lara Beaded Sheath Wedding Dress With Spaghetti Straps

Embellished wedding gown

Courtesy of Lara

SHOP NOW: David's Bridal, $558

Look completely irresistible in this sultry, body-skimming dress. With a deep V-neckline and intricate beadwork, this look is perfect for the ultra-glam bride.

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Rachel Zoe Heather Fluid Sequin Gown

White wedding gown

Courtesy of Rachel Zoe

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Flutter sleeves and a fluted hem add a feminine touch to this modern minimalist option. We love the subtle, low-key glamour of this fluid sequined fabric.

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Amsale Tate Gown

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Amsale

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Unexpected details give a classic strapless ball gown modern sensibilities. The smattering of beads on the bodice and the bow cinching the waist make this timeless silhouette feel contemporary.

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Allure Bridals Strapless Sequin Dress

Sequined wedding gown

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Dazzle in this fitted column sheath—a sequined look seemingly straight out of the red carpet! An elegant choice for a classic bride who wants to bring on the glamour.

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Suzanne Neville Deco Wedding Gown

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Suzanne Neville

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We adore the beaded bodice of this bridal look. With a cinched waist and a scalloped detailing, this dress is perfect for the modern romantic.

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Monique Lhuillier Samantha Wedding Dress

Sequined Wedding Dress

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A cascading trellis of beading makes this long-sleeved number perfect for brides with a flair for vintage. Flapper-inspired, this gown would look especially amazing in motion.

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Galia Lahav Gala Wedding Dress

Deep V shiny wedding dress

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Romantic and feminine, this dress features sparkly accents on french lace. A glittering, ethereal number for the bohemian bride.

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Rivini Coco Bridal Gown

Embroidered wedding gown

Courtesy of Rivini

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This blush pink gown with floral embroidery is pure romance. Delicate and exquisite, this tulle number with a plunging neckline is for the ultimate romantic.

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Elie Saab F/W 19 Off-Shoulder Gown

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Elie Saab

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The off-shoulder neckline of this A-line gown is so elegant! We love the slim belt detail on this dress blanketed in delicate beading.

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Dany Mizrachi S/S 19 Ruched Waist Gown

Sequin Bridal Gown

Courtesy of Dany Mizrachi

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Reflective embroidery adds a certain dazzle to this sultry piece. With wrap-around detailing, ruching, and draping, this dress is a seductive option for the feminine bride.

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Justin Alexander Signature Beaded Fit And Flare Dress

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Justin Alexander Signature

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A plunging neckline on a fitted gown makes for a sultry bridal look while the detachable chapel-length train adds major drama to this beaded beauty.

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Dana Harel Design Venus Bridal Gown

Sequined wedding gown

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With echoes of wanderlust, this flowy sheath gown with a plunging neckline is a sequined bohemian dream.

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Dana Harel Design Kim Bridal Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Dana Harel

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Walk down the aisle looking like Hollywood royalty in this deep V, long-sleeved, sequin gown, perfect for the bride who wants an elegant and timeless look.

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Sottero And Midgley Bardot Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Sottero And Midgley

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Look like a modern-day princess in this ball gown featuring a beaded sheer bodice lined with sparkling Swarovski crystals.

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Maggie Sottero Gabor Gown

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Maggie Sottero

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Grecian-inspired and accented with Swarovski crystals, this elegant wedding dress features beaded cap sleeves and a beaded torso. Glide across the aisle in this sophisticated choice.

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Reem Acra F/W 18 Gold Plated Gown

Embellished wedding gown

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This gilded beauty is a fantastic option for the bride who wants to feel like a prize. With glittering paillettes on sheer fabric, this is the perfect choice for the modern bride who wants a touch of romance and opulence.

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Muse by Berta Wedding Annora Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Muse by Berta

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A classic boat neckline is always an elegant choice. Featuring a fitted bodice with intricate geometric beading and a voluminous train, this sheer look is perfect for the modern-day bride who wants to mix timeless and contemporary sensibilities.

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Mira Zwillinger Lenny Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Mira Zwillinger

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A super glitzy gown fit for the most glamorous of brides, this strapless sweetheart is a spectacular option. Featuring mirror embroideries and dropped beaded sleeves, this is the ultimate glam gown.

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Berta Deep V Sheer Dress

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Berta

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This sheer number is a major head-turner. With a deep V and an all-over sheer fabric, this is a seductive number for the ultra-glamorous and ultra-sultry bride.

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Ines Di Santo Taylor Gown

Sparkly strapless wedding gown

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The subtle high-low hem on this beaded strapless ball gown adds a playful touch to a tulle gown. Frothy and plush, this dress is perfect for the feminine and whimsical bride.

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Lihi Hod Florence Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Lihi Hod

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This romantic wedding gown with intricate beading is flawless. With a fitted bodice, long sleeves, and a low back, this option is fit for the romantic bohemian.

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Halfpenny London Slade Sequin Dress

Sequined wedding gown

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A sleek sequined number is perfect for the minimalist bride. Consider this straight dress with a plunging back and a long train for a glam option.

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Elizabeth Fillmore Eclipse Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Elizabeth Fillmore

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The sequin embroidery on this silk charmeuse makes the dress look like it's dripping in silver, perfect for the feminine bride with an edge.

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Viktor&Rolf Mariage Crystallized Cross-Back Gown

Wedding gown

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This dress is the epitome of timeless, Old-Hollywood elegance, made contemporary by the sparse crystal embroidery on the fitted bodice. Pair this dress with white satin gloves for a glamorous throwback look.

For just a touch of sparkle and shine, a wedding dress with an embellished bodice or sleeves will make a simpler statement.

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Zuhair Murad Rina Bridal Gown

Beaded wedding gown

Courtesy of Zuhair Murad

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All eyes will be on you in this glamorous stunner. This exquisite gown is fully beaded and features a voluminous tulle overskirt.

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Houghton Moss Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Houghton

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For the minimalist bride who still wants sparkle, this flowy number is sure to wow. Effortless and high-impact, this gown with bohemian sensibilities is perfect for a beach wedding.

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Theia Lenni Wedding Dress

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Theia

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With a classic silhouette and sequin detailing, the timeless bride will love this sophisticated number.

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Oscar de la Renta F/W 19 Collection Lace Gown

Beaded strapless wedding gown

Courtesy of Oscar de la Renta

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An intricate strapless beauty like this is perfect for the romantic, fashion-forward bride to step into. A modern take on lace, this column dress features a cathedral-length train and delicate beading on lace. It doesn't get more sleek and romantic than this.

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Isabelle Armstrong Genevieve Gown

Sequined wedding gown

Courtesy of Isabelle Armstrong

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Amp up the drama in this fit-and-flare gown. The detachable overskirt is an architectural dream and the sequin embroidery takes the glamour up a notch.

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Alexandra Grecco Palma Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Alexandra Grecco

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Whip effortless romance in this gorgeous gown featuring flutter sleeves, a sheer bodice, and hand-embroidered beading on soft tulle.

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Inbal Dror Embroidered Wedding Dress

Sequined deep-V wedding gown

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The plunging neckline of this embroidered gown is a work of art and is perfect for fashion-forward brides. Heavily beaded on top, including cuffs of sequins on the dress's sleeves, the sequins peter out on the billowy skirt.

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Anne Barge Black Label Zayna Dress

Fringe wedding gown

Courtesy of Anne Barge

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Amp up the Great Gatsby drama with this gorgeous jazz-era inspired dress. Featuring beaded scalloped fringe, this gorgeous strapless gown is meant to move.

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Alon Livné Grace Bolero Dress

Bolero wedding gown

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This gown features a hand-beaded bolero with stone, pearl, and bead embellishments ensuring a 360-degree sparkle.

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Lazaro Checkered Net Chiffon Bridal Gown

Sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Lazaro

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Glamour alert: this decadent gown features embroidered checkered net over chiffon. With crystal straps, embroidered appliqués, and a cathedral train, this gown is for the bride with a preference for opulence.

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Odylyne The Ceremony The Icarus Gown

Long-sleeved sparkly wedding gown

Courtesy of Odylyne The Ceremony

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This exquisite hand-beaded gown in silk charmeuse is perfect for the bohemian bride. Featuring bell sleeves and a dramatic, sweeping train, this romantic dress is seriously dreamy.

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Naeem Khan Alaska Gown

Embroidered wedding gown

Courtesy of Naeem Khan

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This long-sleeved gown covered in iridescent sequins is perfect for the bohemian bride with an edge. The embroidered number features a geometric pattern with an Art Deco appeal.

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Retrofête Linnea Sequined Georgette Maxi Dress

Sparkly wedding dress

Courtesy of Retrofête

SHOP NOW: Moda Operandi, was $995, now $398

A leg-baring option for the bride who prefers clean lines and unconventional sparkle, this bridal look features panels of iridescent sequins creating patterned luster.

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