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Whether you're a bride-to-be with conservative tastes or your wedding venue calls for traditional attire, modest wedding dresses are a sophisticated choice for brides looking for coverage on their wedding day. Since no two brides are alike, conservative wedding dresses come in varying degrees of modesty to suit all bridal styles. For brides seeking full coverage gowns, styles with high-necklines, long sleeves, and floor-length silhouettes are traditional and timeless. If your aesthetic is modest and minimal, opt for simple gowns with clean lines and fluid silhouettes. And when it comes to modest wedding dresses that are true to form and statement-making, you can't go wrong with dramatic cape gowns and dresses with eye-catching embellishments
Whether your aesthetic leans traditional, modern, or bohemian, we've rounded up 24 modest wedding dresses for every type of bride.
Best Budget: ASOS DESIGN Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress
For a modest wedding dress that doesn't break the bank, you can't go wrong with this sculptural ASOS gown. Since this style features an open back, you may opt to accessorize with a shawl or bolero, if you're looking for slightly more coverage.
Looking for a conservative wedding dress? We've answered three common questions brides have when shopping for modest wedding dresses.
- What is a modest wedding dress? Everyone has their own definition of modesty, but typically, modest wedding dresses feature high-necklines, covered shoulders, and floor-length silhouettes.
- What are some ways to make my wedding dress more modest for the ceremony? Shawls, jackets, faux fur stoles, and boleros are all stylish ways to cover up for the ceremony.
- Do modest wedding dresses come in a range of styles? Yes! Modest wedding dresses come in a wide range of styles to suit any bridal aesthetic from traditional and classic to modern and bohemian.