18 Starry Wedding Dresses That Are Out of This World

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Is your love written in the stars? Then you need a celestial-inspired wedding dress that's out of this world. These star-studded gowns are flocked with twinkling embellishments and galaxy-themed motifs, and are perfect for brides looking to wear something non-traditional on their wedding day.

From shimmering fabrics to sparkly embroidery, celestial gowns come in a myriad of brightly shining styles that will leave you (and your guests!) positively starstruck. If you're a bride-to-be with bold tastes, gowns encrusted with moon motifs or colorful constellations will look dazzling as you walk down the aisle. For slightly more subdued aesthetics, a light dusting of embroidered stars on airy tulle will read subtle yet romantic. And let's not forget about that after-party outfit! You can never go wrong with sequin-embellished mini dresses or slips as silvery as the moon for your late-night look.

Whether you're throwing an intimate backyard bash or black-tie soiree, we've rounded up our favorite celestial wedding dresses that will leave you seeing stars.

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For a Countryside Wedding: AandMEnterprisesm Star Simple Sparkle Star Celestial Wedding Dress

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Calling all boho brides! Picture yourself in this star-studded gown at your countryside wedding, surrounded by nature and rustic details. Wear yours with simple accessories and a pair of your favorite boots to complete your laid-back look.

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Best Separates: WardrobeByDulcinea Celestial Wedding Dress

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For a wedding day look that's truly out of this world, you can't go wrong with this stunning style—featuring a star-flocked cape, a simple bodysuit, and a skirt. Plus, in case you need any more convincing, this ensemble won Etsy's 2020 Design Awards.

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Most Simple: Halfpenny London Fly Me to the Moon Wedding Dress

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If your aesthetic is more pared-back and simple, opt for this subtle take on a celestial-themed wedding dress with tiny, monochromatic stars. A halter neckline and a fitted waist make this style flattering, to boot!

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Most Sparkly: Naeem Khan Draped Sequined Tulle Gown

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Shine as bright as all the stars combined, in this allover sequin gown. Whether you opt to don this for the ceremony, or as your second look, this liquid gold gown will leave your guests utterly starstruck.

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Best Bold Color: Cucculelli Shaheen Galaxy Dress

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We love this pistachio-hued gown for the bride who is unabashed by bold colors and statement-making embellishments. This showstopping number is encrusted with hand-embroidered platinum and gunmetal crystals, and features a detachable cape.

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Most Sheer: FlutterDresses Star Wedding Dress

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Sparkle all the way from the aisle to the after-party, in this gorgeous tulle dress designed to be worn over a simple slip dress. Wear yours with metallic accessories to complement the tiny gold and silver stars.

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For a Beach Wedding: BloomBlush Counting Stars Boho Wedding Dress

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Equal parts romantic and sexy, this sheer gown is a stunning pick for a seaside or warm-weather wedding. And, since it's crafted from gauzy and airy tulle, you'll be sure to capture the light from every angle.

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Most Vintage-Inpsired: Needle & Thread Ether Gown

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For brides who have a penchant for all things retro, this champagne gown will definitely please your vintage-inspired aesthetic. Our favorite detail? The glass cut beads and stones that create a shimmering twilight sky effect.

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Most Casual: Rocco Sand Sleeveless Star Dress

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For a more casual vibe, consider this summery dress with multi-color sequinned stars. As fun as it is versatile, this style could easily be worn to your rehearsal dinner or over a swimsuit on your honeymoon.

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For New Year's Eve Wedding: Temperley London Starlet Open-Back Sequin-Embellished Chiffon Gown

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Not for the faint of heart, this glittering gown was born to make a serious entrance. This party-ready style in allover sequins feels especially festive for a holiday or New Year's Eve wedding.

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For a Black-Tie Wedding: Cucculelli Shaheen White Constellation Bustier Dress

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You'll be thanking your lucky stars that you found this jaw-dropping gown. Not only is it utterly statement-making, but it also features hand-embroidered embellishments that took over 1000 hours to complete. This look would be right at home at a formal or black-tie wedding.

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Best Two-Piece: wildernessbrides Astrid Wedding Dress

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Understated yet eye-catching, this two-piece wedding dress consists of a simple ivory satin slip and a 3/4 sleeve overlay—embroidered with pearls, opals, sequins, and shimmering gold threads.

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Best Black Dress: LoveShackFancy Star Gown

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Who says you have to wear white on your wedding day? This LoveShackFancy gown is a sophisticated and fun option for brides looking to wear something a little different on their big day. Plus, the gold stars really pop against the black fabric.

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Most Whimsical: Willowby Orion Wedding Dress

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Aptly named Orion, this eye-catching gown promises to shine as brightly as the constellation itself. Covered in an infinite number of gold and silver sequin stars, you'll be sure to dazzle in every photo.

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Most Romantic: Starry Eyed Sequin Star Mesh Maxi Dress

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This flutter sleeve dress is as sweet as ever for the bride-to-be with a romantic aesthetic. We love this ensemble paired with delicate personal jewelry and a glass of bubbly, of course.

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Best Back: OliviaBottega Star Long Sleeve Dress

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Details like a sexy open back, pearl buttons, and delicate tulle sleeves, lend this wedding dress a decidedly enchanting aesthetic. Secure hair into a low bun to showcase the plunging back and sheer neckline.

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Best A-Line: Natalie Wynn Starstruck Gown

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You'll be over the moon on your wedding day in this beautiful gown, covered in sparkling blue, silver, and gold sequin stars. Its A-line silhouette makes it a flattering choice for brides of all shapes and sizes.

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For the After-Party: Saint Laurent Ruched Sequined Tulle Mini Dress

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While this sequin mini dress doesn't feature any celestial motifs, its shimmering silhouette definitely embodies the beauty of a twinkling night sky. We love this look for an after-party set beneath the stars.

FAQ
  • What is a celestial-themed wedding dress?

    A celestial-themed wedding dress will typically feature motifs of stars, moons, and constellations.

  • How should I style my starry wedding dress?

    If your celestial-inspired wedding dress is heavily embellished, it's usually a good idea to let the dress speak for itself, and keep accessories simple and minimal. That said, if you're a bride-to-be with bold tastes, you can opt to style your gown with fun accessories like star-shaped earrings or galaxy-inspired hairpins.

  • Do I need to have a celestial-themed wedding to wear a star-embellished dress?

    Definitely not! Celestial-themed wedding dresses can actually be quite versatile and timeless, and can feel appropriate for many different types of weddings.

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