12 Best Pink Wedding Dresses for the Romantic Bride

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If there's one important thing we've learned about wedding planning, it's this: you don't have to follow all the rules. White gowns may be the standard, but as the bride, you're entitled to wear any color gown you want. Opting for something like a pink wedding dress is a fun way to add some color to your look, show off your own personal style, and make your big night a little bit more unique.

Choosing a pink dress is the perfect way to take a traditional staple, like a wedding gown, and make it feel more fresh and modern. It's also surprisingly versatile! If you want a more classic look, stick with a light pink or a blush shade. If your goal is to be bold and stand out, then search for gowns with deep or bright pink hues. And although there are plenty of pink pieces out there, you don't have to get one that was made with a bride in mind. There are tons of stunning pink formal gowns that can work for any bridal look.

Below, we've put together a list of beautiful pink wedding dresses you can buy now and love for years to follow.

Best Satin: Zhivago Beloved Gown

satin pink wedding dress

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Size: 4-10 | Materials: Satin | Length: Floor-length

Sophisticated and sleek, this satin gown is the perfect shade of bubblegum pink. We love the V-neck in both the front and the back, and the sweet details like quilting at the waist and bow straps at the shoulders.

Price at time of publish: $450

Best for the Minimalist Bride: Watters Viv Gown

minimalist pink wedding dress

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Size: 0-14 | Materials: Polyester, tulle | Length: Floor-length

This gown is uncomplicated, but layers of delicate tulle leave it feeling special enough for your wedding night. The cut-outs in the back and the thin straps are just enough detail for the bride who wants to keep things simple.

Price at time of publish: $1,720

Best with Ivory: Galina Signature Floral Beaded Wedding Dress with Metallic Tulle

pink and ivory wedding dress

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Size: 0-14 | Materials: Polyester, tulle | Length: Floor-length

Can't decide between ivory and pink? Choose them both with this glamorous gown that has it all: shimmering metallic tulle, beaded floral appliques, sparkling crystals, and a slit.

Price at time of publish: $1,399

Best Budget Friendly: Lulus Best Part Of Me Blush Satin Bustier Maxi Dress

budget friendly pink wedding dress

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Size: XXS-XL | Materials: Polyester, spandex | Length: Floor-length

This sleek satin dress features a bustier top and skinny straps that give it just the right amount of sex appeal. The blush color looks like rose gold without being too metallic, and at just about $100, it's very budget-friendly.

Price at time of publish: $98

Best Bright Pink: Mac Duggal Indy Chiffon Dress

bright pink wedding dress

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Size: 0-12 | Materials: Polyester, chiffon | Length: Floor-length

Soft pinks and blush hues might be the more popular option for wedding gowns, but there's no rule that you have to avoid a bright shade. This hot pink gown is so fun and is perfect for a warm-weather wedding.

Price at time of publish: $598

For Spring Nuptials: Watters Wtoo Rosabel

floral pink wedding dress

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Size: 00-32W | Materials: Organza, tulle, polyester, horsehair | Length: Floor-length

Dreamy and romantic, this organza gown is perfect for spring thanks to its soft pink shade and floral design. A fluffy tiered skirt and off-the-shoulder neckline makes this frock feel like a Disney princess confection—in a good way.

Price at time of publish: from $1,912

Best Mermaid: Badgley Mischka Mikado Bow Mermaid Gown

mermaid pink wedding dress

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Size: 0-16 | Materials: Satin crepe | Length: Floor-length

If you're looking for a mermaid silhouette, you can't go wrong with this gorgeous option. Made of mikado fabric, it looks and feels glamorous; and the draped bodice and strapless neckline only add to that. It also has an oversized bow detail on the back that is really sweet.

Price at time of publish: $890

Best for a Summer Wedding: BHLDN Cordelia Gown

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Size: 0-16 | Materials: Tulle, chiffon, polyester | Length: Floor-length

This ethereal gown is unique and airy, and will feel just right for a summer wedding—particularly one that takes place outside near lots of flowers. Super light layers of tulle and chiffon are decorated with beading and metallic threads for a truly magical final look.

Price at time of publish: $2,500

Best Bow Detail: Sachin & Babi Katrina Gown

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Size: 0-14 | Materials: Polyester | Length: Floor-length

The vibrant pink color of this gown means it's a standout on its own. We love the large bow detail in the back, though, and the bedazzled brooch in the center is a really nice touch.

Price at time of publish: $895

Most Dramatic: Jason Wu Collection Off-the-Shoulder Ruffle Taffeta Gown

dramatic pink wedding dress

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Size: 0-14 | Materials: Taffeta, polyester | Length: Floor-length

Taffeta, a full skirt, and a ruffled bodice give this dress a dramatic flair without making it appear too over-the-top (although, is there really such a thing?). And, yes, it even has pockets.

Price at time of publish: $6,295

Best Two Piece: Watters Willowby Innika Skirt

two piece pink wedding dress

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Size: 00-24W | Materials: Tulle, polyester | Length: Floor-length

For the ultimate modern, trendy look, opt for this two-piece set that will fit right in at a more casual wedding. The flowing long skirt and the top with off-the-shoulder sleeves are so different, and we particularly love the white embroidery.

Price at time of publish: from $1,269

Most Romantic: Mac Duggal Indy Chiffon Gown

romantic pink wedding gown

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Size: 0-12 | Materials: Chiffon, polyester | Length: Floor-length

There is so much to love about this dreamy gown: the delicate criss-cross back, the dramatic ruffled sleeves, the floral pattern throughout, and the light chiffon skirt...just to name a few. It feels romantic and would be the right pick for spring or summer nuptials.

Price at time of publish: $598

What to Look for in a Pink Wedding Dress

Pink wedding dresses are a great choice for brides who want to stand out but don't want to stray too far from the traditional. If you're looking for the perfect pink gown for your big night, first decide what kind of statement you want to make. For those who want to go big and bold, opt for a dress that is bright and, at first glance, doesn't appear too bridal. However, if you want to keep the color subtle, look for a blush shade that feels romantic and soft. Like any other wedding gown, be sure to stay true to your personal style.

  • How do I style a pink wedding dress?

    Since your pink wedding dress is really going to be your standout piece, you can keep the rest of your look more minimal. Think clean, subtle jewelry (gold looks particularly nice with pink) and simple heels.

  • Are pink wedding dresses less formal than white wedding dresses?

    White wedding dresses may come off as more formal, but that certainly doesn't mean pink can't be ceremonial. A rule of thumb is to always consider the exact shade of pink, as a blush gown may be more appropriate than fuchsia for a black-tie wedding.

  • What color shoes do I wear with a pink wedding dress?

    A nude shoe is probably your best option with a pink wedding dress. Simple and versatile, nude will look good with almost any shade and can even be worn for other events. You can also look for something off-white or ivory.

About the Author

Contributing writer Jessica Booth is a freelance writer and formerly served as an editor for seven years. Her work has been featured in Bustle, Insider, Redbook, and Refinery29.

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