15 Bridal Separates Sets for a Modern Bridal Moment

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Choosing a wedding dress silhouette is incredibly difficult. You may dream of that fairy-tale princess moment but have come to realize you’d never be comfortable in a full ball gown, and so finding something more figure-flattering has become a new priority. Or maybe you thought a fitted mermaid silhouette was the shape for you, only to gather that a more fluid skirt makes sense for dancing the night away. One silhouette you may not have considered? A two-piece wedding dress, or bridal separates. And yes, this works for a myriad of bridal aesthetics whether you consider yourself a traditional, modern, or bohemian bride.

Bridal separates are not all midriff-baring styles—though some are—and they range from traditional to ultramodern and are incredibly dynamic. For the confident bride, a crop top and high-waisted skirt are a sexy combination whether you go for a structural silhouette, fluid chiffon set, or modern lace pairing. You can balance out a peek of skin by choosing a style with long sleeves or by opting for a more voluminous skirt to offset a revealed waist.

For more conservative brides, two-piece sets are on offer from matching tops and skirts (sans midriff) to traditional gowns with unique overlays. Multiple pieces simply give you the option to mix and match textures and customize your wedding dress for a more distinctive look, whether it’s a combination of lace and crêpe de chine, a boudoir-inspired bodice tucked into a fit-and-flare skirt, or a tulle gown with a beaded overlay on top.

Romantic options abound for the bohemian bride. Details like beaded silk georgette, fanciful embroidery, and crochet lace are just right. In terms of silhouettes, off-the-shoulder tops with flouncy tiered skirts, crop tops, and sweeping skirts, and lace bustiers over draped silk chiffon skirts capture a wanderlust mood.

City-hall brides can try for a two-piece via an abbreviated hem—a set done in all lace or with floral appliqués is both traditional and elegant. If you have a minimal aesthetic, pared-back separates feel fresh. Of course, a contemporary bridal suit also fits the bill for a stunning two-piece set if dresses and skirts aren't quite your thing.

If you think a two-piece wedding set is right for you, scroll through our edit of 15 bridal separates options ahead.

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Willowby Layla Lace Crop Top and Rai Lace & Tulle Skirt

Willowby Layla Lace Crop Top and Rai Lace & Tulle Skirt
Willowby

SHOP NOW: Watters top, from $729; and Watters skirt, from $1,028

ASOS Edition Embellished Blazer and Pants

Asos Edition Embellished Suit Set
ASOS

SHOP NOW: ASOS blazer, $118.50 from $158; and ASOS pants, $101.25 from $135

Danielle Frankel Maeve Set

Danielle Frankel Maeve Set
Danielle Frankel

SHOP NOW: Danielle Frankel, price upon request

Watters Calliope Corset Top and Wtoo by Watters Effie Skirt

Watters Calliope Corset Top and Wtoo by Watters Effie Skirt
BHLDN

SHOP NOW: WATTERS top, $828; and BHLDN skirt, $650 from $965

Jenny by Jenny Yoo Marian Top and Clarke Skirt

Jenny Yoo Marian Top and Clarke Skirt
BHLDN

SHOP NOW: BHLDN top, $150 from $350; and BHLDN skirt, $600

Jenny by Jenny Yoo Colette Top and Clarke Skirt

Jenny Yoo Colette Top and Clarke Skirt
BHLDN

SHOP NOW: BHLDN top, $250; and BHLDN skirt, $600

Tadashi Shoji Campbell Top and Skirt

Tadashi Shoji Campbell Top
BHLDN 

SHOP NOW: BHLDN top, $250; and BHLDN skirt, $550

Black Halo Juma Two-Piece Dress

Juma two piece dress
Black Halo

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $345

Leanne Marshall Isla Top and Ines Skirt

Leanne Marshall Isla Top and Ines Skirt
Leanne Marshall

SHOP NOW: Leanne Marshall top, $695; and Leanne Marshall skirt, $1,980

Leanne Marshall Raine Top and Raincloud Skirt

RAINCLOUD SKIRT & RAINE TOP
Leanne Marshall 

SHOP NOW: Leanne Marshall, $4,105

Grace Loves Lace Loyola Two-Piece Gown

Grace Loves Lace Loyola Two-Piece Gown
Grace Loves Lace

SHOP NOW: Grace Loves Lace, $1,800

Catherine Deane Itala Topper and Delia Maxi Skirt

Catherine Deane Itala Topper and Delia Maxi Skirt
Catherine Deane

SHOP NOW: BHLDN top, $220; and Catherine Deane skirt, $800

Lace & Liberty Laguna Long Sleeve Top and Wonderland Skirt

Lace & Liberty Laguna Long Sleeve Top and Wonderland Skirt
Lace & Liberty

SHOP NOW: Lace & Liberty top, $460; and Lace & Liberty skirt, $930

Danielle Frankel Sarah Set

Danielle Frankel Sarah Set
Danielle Frankel 

SHOP NOW: Danielle Frankel, price upon request

Donatelle Godart Beau Soir Top and Ballade Skirt

Donatelle Godart Beau Soir Top and Ballade Skirt
Donatelle Godart

SHOP NOW: Donatelle Godart, price upon request

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