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So much of selecting your wedding gown is about how it will make you feel on your wedding day. Perhaps you’ve figured out your bridal style, but are still looking to imbue your big day with a certain element of your personality: sexiness.
Whether you’re seeking simply a hint of sexy or borderline risque, there are several unique designs and even full collections dedicated to emphasizing the steamy side of any bride. From teasing to tantalizing, we compiled a variety of options that have you covered whether you’re seeking playful and flirty or fearless and daring. These selections aim to make a bold bride feel all the more confident across the spectrum of barely-there to sheer illusion and beyond, delivering sexiness through a variety of silhouettes, necklines, fabrics and cuts.
Ahead, 21 sexy wedding dresses that are sure to turn heads.
Galia Lahav One-Sleeve Wedding Dress
This column gown takes cut-outs to a new level. Featuring an asymmetrical neckline, the left side of the dress not only sports a single long sleeve, but a series of bows that serve to affix the bodice of dress together—reveal plenty of skin before meeting a thigh-high slit.
Lillian West Sabrina Neck Gown
This inviting Lillian West gown is built on illusion, especially with its sheer boat neck giving way to a more covered sweetheart neckline. Cut-out panels on both sides of the bodice emphasize both the shape and silhouette of the torso, plus a low cut back to show serious, actual skin.
Monique Lhuillier Draped Satin Mini Dress
Another simple option, Monique Lhuillier's draped satin mini dress works at a variety of venues—whether you're bringing the sexy to your at-home "I dos" or flaunting your legs on the reception dance floor. Either way, this is a gown to consider for the big day.
This strapless gown from Reem Acra steps into its full sexiness when viewed from the side. It features sheer paneling from the neckline to the bottom hem of its floor-length skirt. Not only that, but the gauzy material giving to the illusion is also emblazoned with delicate, sparkling bejeweling that serves to draw the eye to that section even more.