Find Your Fairytale Princess Wedding Dress: Our Favorite Gowns

princess wedding dress
gown: Pronovias

Some may say it’s cliché to want to look like a princess on your wedding day. You know what we say? If it feels true to you, go with your gut. And if true to you feels like swaths of tulle, corsetted bodices, long trains, and full skirts? You. Do. You. Princess wedding dresses will always and forever be classics. And today, they are better and more magical than ever.

We rounded up princess wedding dresses in all types of styles. Because no matter if you prefer modern, boho, or romantic, there’s a whimsical dress that’s perfect for you.

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Princess Ball Gown Wedding Dresses

princess ball gown wedding dresses
photo: Kristen Booth Photography featured in this wedding

The ball gown is one of the most classic princess wedding dress silhouettes. A regal look with a full, voluminous skirt, this is a look made for a fairy tale ball—aka, your wedding.

1: Modern Princess Ballgown Wedding Dress

sleek princess ball gown wedding dress

This gown is the perfect place to start for a princess look. We love the classic silhouette in taffeta which creates such a stunning and regal look. Just add a tiara and gloves and you’re set.

So, if you’re a bride who wants to channel her inner princess while still keeping things modern and chic, this might be the gown for you!

Shop this modern Princess Wedding Gown

2: Floral Fitted Ballgown

princess ball gown wedding dress floral detail

This dress is very nearly entering “classic” territory. A design adored by brides yet still so fresh and beautiful with that “woodland princess” magic.

Shop this Princess dress at anthropologie

3: Gold Princess Ballgown

gold princess ball gown wedding dress

A gold ballgown makes such a statement. We love the one-shoulder design of this stunning gown and the thigh slit gives it a bit of drama. A gold ballgown for your wedding day is as regal as they come.

Shop this Gold Gown

4: Strapless Ruffle Ballgown

strapless ruffled princess ballgown wedding dress

Princess but make it 2022! Between the glorious display of tiered ruffles and that cinched waist, this ballgown will give you a dramatic yet flattering look that we’re loving for this modern princess vibe. Pair it with some statement earrings for a wedding WOW look.

Shop this Ruffle Princess BallGown

5: Chic Princess Ballgown Wedding Dress

tafetta princess ball gown wedding dress

This luxe taffeta gown is the definition of chic with its square-framed back and oh-so-convenient pockets.

Shop this luxe taffeta BallGown

6: Swiss Dot Tulle Princess Ballgown Dress

princess ball gown wedding dress swiss dot tulle

This delicate dress features a skirt of Swiss dot tulle covered in botanical appliques and dainty pearls on the straps.

Purchase From Bhldn

7: Fairytale Princess Ball Gown

princess ballgown wedding dress fairytale

Get ready to fall madly in love with this flirty and fun tulle and double-sided satin ball gown. The deep V-neckline is accented with a tulle insert and matching sides. A narrow belt sits atop a frothy layered handkerchief skirt, trimmed with horsehair for a dimensional and whimsical movement with every step.

Shop this Fairytale Princess dress

8: Blush Ballgown With Tulle Skirt

blush color princess ballgown wedding dress with tulle skirt

This dreamy fairytale dress has metallic bespoke hand beading in the corset and layers of tulle crafted into a full, ruffle skirt. We love the blush color for a bride looking for a unique gown.

Shop this BlusH fairytale gown

9: Baby Blue Princess Ballgown Wedding Dress

baby blue princess ballgown wedding dress

Bring Cinderella into the modern age with this incredibly whimsical gown covered in glitter and with a modern corset fit. We love the dreamy blue color that’s often associated with royalty and magic. It’s a great way to add a touch of whimsy to your wedding day while still maintaining a classic and sophisticated vibe.

Shop this Blue Princess BallGOwn

Lace Princess Wedding Dress

long sleeve princess wedding dresses
photo: Anna Meyer featured in this wedding

If you want to add some romance to your princess look, lace is the way to you. From lace appliques to layers of floral fabrics, lace brings something special to every dress.

10: Sweetheart Lace Princess Dress

blush lace princess wedding dress

This sweet dress is covered in beaded floral appliques with a slight tinge of pink. Perfection. Another reason we love it? It has over 100 5 star reviews from past brides! Gotta love that.

Purchase This Princess Dress from David’s Bridal

11: High-Neck Lace Sheath Wedding Dress

high-neck lace sheath princess wedding dress

This princess gown is an updated classic with its dimensional, luxurious lace and a fitted waist. Soft lace floats on airy long sleeves that fall from a stylish high neckline and end softly with a wispy train. The lace is embellished throughout with delicate beading and sequins, producing an exquisite design of sheer flowers. Pair it with some simple pearl earrings and your hair in a low bun for the perfect elegant look.

Shop this high-neck Lace Gown

12: Off-the-Shoulder Lace Princess Dress

lace princess wedding dress off the shoulder

Layers of tulle on a glittery skirt are stunning enough, but those pretty billowy sleeves just do it. Puff sleeves are a major trend right now and are a great way to add a playful and romantic touch to your princess wedding dress. If you’re looking for a dress that’s both romantic and trendy, then this wedding gown might just be the perfect choice for you!

Purchase Dress From Azazie

13: Lavendar Applique Princess Dress

lavender lace princess wedding dress

WOW. The colors, the layers, the flowers—SO much to love here. If you are ready to break tradition and make a statement on your wedding day, this princess wedding dress is for you! This stunning and unconventional dress is sure to make you stand out and showcase your unique sense of style.

Purple is a regal and luxurious color that symbolizes creativity, independence, and imagination. It’s a great choice for brides who want to break away from the traditional white dress and make a bold statement…which this dress certainly does!

Shop this purple wedding dress on Etsy

14: Tulle and Lace Princess Wedding Dress

tulle and lace princess wedding dress

Layers of tulle almost like frosting make up a totally stunning skirt for this regal gown. We love the exquisite botanical appliques on the corset of the dress which cascade down the skirt. This gown would be perfect for a garden wedding.

Shop this tulle and lace princess gown

15: Sweetheart Lace Princess Dress

sweetheart lace princess wedding dress

All the frills and all the florals! This tulle sweetheart dress has the sweetest off-the-shoulder frills for a feminine touch.

Purchase Dress from Etsy

16: Tulle + Lace Wedding Dress with Flared Sleeves

ivory tulle and lace princess wedding dress flared sleeves

A mix of ivory and blush on this dress gives way to a sheer bodice with exposed boning for a sexy detail. We love the flared sleeves for that extra bit of whimsy. With the flared sleeves and the exposed bodice, we are getting Rapunzel vibes from this gown – do you? The perfect princess wedding dress for the bride who also wants some boho vibes in her gown. We also love this gown since you can see your shoes! You want to show off those babies, right?

Shop this Princess Wedding Dress with Flared Sleeves

17: Lace Princess Wedding Dress with Cape

lace princess wedding dress with cape

If you’re a bride who’s looking to make a statement on your big day, then – a lace wedding dress with a cape is where it’s at! A cape is a stunning accessory that can instantly elevate any outfit. It adds a touch of drama and regality to your look, and when combined with a lace wedding dress, it creates a breathtaking combination. The cape also adds an element of surprise to your dress, especially when it comes to your entrance or exit from the ceremony or reception.

And let’s not forget Elsa from Frozen – she’s an iconic character who embodies beauty, grace, and strength. Her signature cape adds an element of magic to her look, and when incorporated into a lace wedding dress, it creates a dreamy, fairytale-like aesthetic. Plus, who doesn’t want to feel like a Disney princess on their wedding day?

Shop this lace gown with cape

18: Celestial Princess Wedding Dress

celestial princess wedding dress

If you’re looking to add some ethereal magic to your wedding day look, then a celestial wedding dress is the way to go. Not only is this princess wedding dress covered in stars, but you can also add a pearl-dotted cape, which we suggest you do. This style of dress is inspired by the beauty of the night sky and the mystical universe, and it’s perfect for brides who want to make a statement and stand out from the crowd.

Shop this Celestial Princess Gown

Princess Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses

lace princess wedding dresses
photo: Laurken Kendall featured in this wedding

A long sleeve princess wedding dress might bring to mind the likes of Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s modern royal fashion. We love the look—it’s very chic and very princess at the same time.

19: Off-the-Shoulder Stretch Mesh Dress

princess long sleeve off shoulder wedding dresses

The wrapped bodice that moves into the off-the-shoulder sleeves is just effortless whimsy.

Purchase From BHLDN

20: V-Neck Princess Long Sleeve Wedding Dress

princess illusion long sleeve wedding dresses

How utterly stunning is this dress?! The petals fall down the skirt like a fairytale moment and those illusion sleeves are just perfection.

Purchase This Princess Wedding Dress From David’s Bridal

21: Tulle Long Sleeve Princess Wedding Dress

princess long sleeve lace wedding dresses

The Olena Lace Gown is brimming with beautiful elements, including long, sheer sleeves, floral embroidery, tulle pleats, and voluminous accents for an award-winning aisle statement.

Shop this lace long Sleeve Princess Gown

22: Simple Long Sleeve Princess Wedding Gown

princess long sleeve wedding dress square neck

Princess doesn’t always have to be puffy and this dress proves it in spades. Add the perfect bridal crown and you’re done!

Shop this Modern Princess Dress from Jenny Yoo

A-Line Princess Wedding Dress

a line princess wedding dress
photo: Sam Sparks Photo featured in this wedding

Most princess wedding dresses do follow the a-line silhouette. The skirt falls out at the waist just so. Here are a few of our absolute favorites.

23: Sweetheart A-Line Princess Wedding Dress

a line princess wedding dress sweetheart

There’s a small scallop detail on the sweetheart neckline of this dress covered in Alencon lace is just perfection.

Purchase From BHLDN

24: Blue A-Line Princess Wedding Dress

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Your fairy godmother could never! The skirt on this dress can be worn three different ways but no matter how you choose to wear it, those 3D chiffon flowers will take center stage.

Purchase From Etsy

25: Glitter A-Line Princess Wedding Dress

white a-line princess wedding dress with sequins

All that glitters…is you! Tiers of tulle, a sequined floral motif, and a classically corset-inspired strapless bodice define this princess wedding dress. It’s a shining dress for your shining moment.

Shop this shimmery WEdding Gown

26: A-Line Princess Dress With An Illusion Neckline

a-line princess wedding dress with tulle

Amaze your guests in this tulle and lace a-line princess wedding dress. Her illusion neckline and bodice are decorated with hand-sewn lace and pleated tulle cap sleeves. Delicate pleated tulle ribbons drape over and knots at the illusion back. Such a gorgeous dress!

Shop this a-line Princess wedding dress

Elegant Princess Wedding Dresses

elegant princess wedding dresses
photo: Iron + Honey Photography featured in this wedding

Finally, an elegant princess wedding dress is for the most regal among us. Graceful, undeniable, and destined to make a lasting impression.

27: Off the Shoulder Elegant Satin Wedding Dress

satin elegant princess wedding dresses

That classic princess gown with the big satin skirt—it’s still just as undeniable, elegant, and romantic as ever.

Purchase from David’s Bridal

28: Elegant Princess Ball Gown

luxury elegant princess wedding dresses

If you think the front is amazing, the back is literally a giant bow that forms a massive train. It’s simply glorious.

Purchase From Etsy

29: Elegant Draped Corset Princess Wedding Dress

corset elegant princess wedding dresses

For a more ethereal look, this light and airy dress is an absolute dream.

Purchase From Etsy

30: Elegant Light Gray Tulle Gown

tulle elegant princess wedding dresses

Finally, this elegant princess wedding gown calls for all the regal vibes and we are here for it!

Purchase From Etsy

Not sure if a princess gown is for you? Maybe you’d like a simple wedding dress or a mermaid wedding dress?