5 Styles For a Victorian Wedding

Victorian-style dresses are an ode to the past, often featuring shawls and lace; however, they can be easily updated to include a modern touch. Here are five wedding dress styles for a Victorian Wedding.  

Gothic Victorian Gowns

Consider a gothic Victorian dress if you’re a bride looking for a dramatic style dress. This style is characterized by a dark color, normally black which gives the full effect. The style features mermaid gowns, or a floor-length A-line skirt so you can find the style that works for you. Lace and tulle help make this a bold and dramatic style for your wedding dress.  

Victorian Accessories for your Modern Style

It’s easy to incorporate Victorian elements into your wedding. Pick an aspect of the Victorian style, and use it for your wedding dress, such as carrying a parasol, or adding lace trim to your dress. You can also extend this to your Bridesmaid’s dresses, accessorizing them with a Victorian element.   

Victorian Dresses with Long Sleeves 

Classic Victorian wedding dresses incorporated styles with long sleeves. Sheer sleeves are lovely if you want a sleeve with a see-through effect. See this dress with long sheer sleeves and a sweetheart neckline.  Lace is a good alternative if you want a sleeve with a little more coverage. If you want a looser sleeve, look into the angel sleeve hanging loose from the shoulder.   

Victorian Dresses with Corsets 

If you’re looking for a style of dress that resembles a corset, you’re in luck because there are styles of the corset and corset-like dresses. The corset can have any pattern you want, making it a versatile style, and a way to feature your personality. The corset style is not very popular, as it is for the bride with a unique personality. Our am-27414 is an example of a corset-like dress with a distinctive look.  

Victorian Ball Gowns

A ball gown style is a classic Victorian wedding dress, and it’s easy to see why brides today enjoy wearing the style. The dress will feature a long, flowing skirt, which will fan out as you dance across the floor at your reception. This style embodies all the charm of the classic Victorian wedding.  

When looking at Victorian wedding dress styles, it’s helpful to use the internet to your advantage and find the style that’s right for you.  Check out our collection and our blog for more wedding day tips.

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