When it comes to wedding dresses, there’s nothing plain about keeping it simple! Our favorite simple wedding dresses not only command attention but also reveal multitudes about the bride. Here is a chic, un-fussy, sophisticated, and poised bride who knows what she wants. After all, who says simple has to be boring?
We collected the best simple wedding dresses with you in mind. You’ll find categories from A-line gowns to chic sheath silhouettes to off-the-shoulder wonders. Scroll on for proof that simplicity is simply stunning.
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Simple A Line Wedding Dresses
We love the sheer illusion back with floral details framing the shape. The flowers peek through in a pretty cutaway at the waist and looks stunning with or without a bridal belt.
Do we love a puff sleeve or do we LOVE a puff sleeve! This one does the trend well — keeping it modern with that high slit and sweetheart neckline. A true winner.
Reformation has the lock on simple wedding dresses and this darling Hollyhock Dress is one of our favorites. The bodice is smocked, so it fits easy before it spills into a full skirt.
If you like your simple dress with a side of whimsy, this is the one for you. The ethereal skirt gives off easy Grecian vibes for a dress as simple as it is stunning.
Talk about a fit — this minimalist gown is made from high-quality matte crepe and features a modern square neckline that’s offset by a billowy sleeve and dreamy skirt.
Simple Mermaid Wedding Dresses
This lovely Jenny by Jenny Yoo gown is all modern in the front but goes for a romantic back with a plunging V and floral lace along the skirt.
If elegant yet relaxed is the vibe you’re after, that’s often a hard one to find. But THIS DRESS gets it done. A bit roomier in the fit, it’s still a major showstopper.
This subtle mermaid wedding dress puts a few unique twists on a classic silhouette. The top has a secret bra attached for an easy fit and the two-piece gown is made of luxurious fabrics — the key to a minimal yet stunning look.
Simple Off-the-Shoulder Wedding Dresses
So silky it almost looks like liquid! We’re fully obsessed with this dreamy dress and the stunning draping.
This gorgeous gown deserves a click and a zoom so you can fully appreciate the flower detail on the stretch mesh. The corseted bodice and exaggerated puff sleeves are a simple, romantic combination.
An ethereal gown with a pretty lace insert that’s mirrored on the back and romantic—removable!— sleeves.
This sleek and simple gown featured ruffled sleeves and a smocked bodice for a relaxed fit. And how about that slit?!
All the ruffles and the long, dreamy train make for a fashionable and chic take on a classic. And the corseted top in blush is all romance!
This ethereal skirt and top come together for a dream and unique look. A transparent neckline and flowy tulle keep the look soft and feminine.
Simple Ballgown Wedding Dresses
You truly need to look at the back of the dress. Intricately layered tulle across the whole gown creates a blush tone and the open back just seals the deal on this one.
This classic silhouette doesn’t get any better than this. But one detail that we truly love? The side cutouts come in 3 colors to match your specific skin tone.
This crepe and satin ballgown features a low back that’ll steal the show. It’s dramatic and luxurious in its unadorned design.
A true bell-of-the ballgown! Simple doesn’t mean boring — and this bespoke dress is proof of the face. It blossoms open like a white rose and truly fulfills those royal wedding dreams.
Simple Strapless Wedding Dresses
It’s the whimsical sweetheart bodice and Swiss dot tulle for us. Such a beautiful dress with a pretty drape that would look lovely with a bridal cape!
This fitted matte crepe dress is such a stunning option for the minimalist bride.
Can you even?! This dress is a GWS fave with it’s removable bow sleeves and draped bodice with rhinestone detail. In LOVE.
This is actually a 3-piece dress! The brocade bodice comes with a tulle skirt and a lace cover-up. Several elements on this dress can be personalized for your own bespoke experience
Simple Sheath Wedding Dresses
Hello, isn’t this dress beyond stunning? No frills yet ALL the jaw-dropping elements — just wait until you see the open back and train.
And speaking of open back! This minimalist gown still manages to pull off one of the most unique designs in the back — complete with glamorous crystal straps.
We’re getting Athena vibes and it is GOOD. You’ll look every bit the goddess in this simple yet dramatic gown.
A dress that demands attention in it’s utter chic-ness and design. Those long sleeves are paired with an open back and surprising (in the best way) draped train.
The flutter sleeves on this beautiful gown take on an almost cape-like effect in the back. This one’s a stunner.
A dress doesn’t have to come in one piece to pull off that sheath-like look! Loving this two-piece dress for a chic, boho vibe.
Champagne, but make it a dress. This one captures all the bubbly delight!
Simple Spaghetti Strap Wedding Dresses
Not a dress, not yet a jumpsuit…this one has it ALL. That removable skirt is the true winner.
Just simple and beautiful. Loving the minimal floral detail on the fabric and that perfectly sweet neckline.
Lace lovers, this one is for you! Plus, this dress is super affordable but looks like a million bucks.
How minimal can spaghetti straps get? This dress has your answer. And here’s a fun detail — they tie at the bodice for both a unique touch and a great fit.
Tulle and lace come together for one perfect combination.
Simple Tea Length Wedding Dresses
Not only is this midi dress beautiful, it’s comfortable! With stretch mesh and intricate detail at the neckline, this one is such a stunner.
A tea-length dress with pockets? GOOD call. This dress comes in white and ivory (and a few other colors, too) and features a flattering neckline.
Marilyn Monroe vibes, anyone? This is a fun and flirty midi dress that pairs two different fabrics for a unique effect.
This dress it totally inspired by vintage fashion but new and fresh with that fringe on the hem. Plus, the bodice is smocked in the back for a comfortable fit.
Finally, this dress has it all: ruffles at the sleeves and along the hem, a teensy bit longer than tea-length but still just as fun. Plus that off-the-shoulder is a VIBE.