23 Modest Wedding Dresses For Every Wedding Style

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Donna Kim
by Donna Kim
Updated Nov 28, 2022

Whether you're having a religious ceremony that requires additional coverage or showing skin isn't your thing, modest wedding dress styles are not only an appropriate silhouette for your special day, but a stylish one. And if you think all modest wedding dresses look the same, we're happy to report that simply isn't the case. Bridal gowns with a modest silhouette aren't limited to just long sleeves, high necklines and A-line skirts anymore—there are actually lots of options out there that feel both sophisticated and fashion-forward.

Below, find 23 jaw-dropping modest wedding dresses for every wedding theme and budget.

Morilee by Madeline Gardner Gillian Long Sleeve Wedding Dress

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The stunning Gillian long sleeve wedding dress my Morilee by Madeline Gardner is an upgrade to a traditional fit and flare wedding dress style with romantic sleeves. While the bodice does have a sweetheart neckline, it's actually an illusion neckline with mesh, so it's still a modest bridal look. Another bonus? It's available in plus size in 16W-32W.

Savannah Miller Odette Wedding Dress

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Made of beautiful Italian shine satin, this modern and modest bridal dress has both a high neckline and an open back. If you were seeking a modest wedding dress some unexpected detail, this dress is the one.

Rebecca Ingram Faustine Leigh Wedding Dress

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A modest bridal look like this tulle bridal gown by Rebecca Ingram checks all of the romantic wedding style boxes. From the sweet cap sleeves to the ornate lace bodice, this lace wedding dress will look gorgeous in any setting.

Galia Lahav Ivy Stretch Crepe Wedding Dress

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Sometimes less is more. This clean silhouette with a boat neck and fitted long sleeves is a gorgeous option for minimalistic brides. Plus, it has a tasteful open back that makes for a dramatic exit.

Olivia Bottega Off-the-Shoulder Lace Ball Gown Wedding Dress

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Planning a grand wedding and searching for an equally impressive dress? This long sleeve wedding gown by Olivia Bottega is it! This modest wedding dress silhouette has a form-fitting bodice with lace long sleeves that go off the shoulder. And of course, no ball gown is complete without a lavish skirt with plenty of tulle, lace, and sparkles throughout.

Pronovias Marquise Mermaid Crepe Wedding Dress

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If you've been seeking a modest mermaid style dress, this impeccable wedding gown by Pronovias has a stunning shape and doesn't skimp on the drama. The beautiful long puffy crepe sleeves are embellised with covered buttons and come with removable lace ruffle cuffs. Add a lace watteau train to take this modest wedding dress over the top.

Sachin & Babi Kathyrn Wedding Dress

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The Sachin & Babi Kathyrn wedding gown is a modest wedding dress style that has a timeless and elegant silhouette. Everything about this sleeveless wedding dress evokes sophistication, from the clean jewel neckline and slight fit and flare. The beautiful slim belt has crystals that add a touch of personality.

Amsale Miri Wedding Dress

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Striking sheer illusion long sleeves add a level of elegance to an otherwise pared down modest wedding dress. For the bride seeking a clean silhouette with an unexpected and unique twist, this bridal look is an ideal option.

Christina Wu Love Style 29365 Wedding Dress

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An elegant and figure-flatting modest wedding dress silhouette, the Christina Wu Love long-sleeve wedding dress has a clean v-neck and a gorgeous tulle skirt with beautiful detailing. Bonus: It's available in plus sizes 14W to 28W.

Rebecca Ingram Bethany Wedding Dress

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The floor-length Bethany bridal dress by Rebecca Ingram is a modest bridal look perfect for the sleek and chic bride. The stunning silhouette is complete with intricate illusion cut-out long sleeves and covered buttons that trail down the back of the gown over the zipper closure.

Jasmine Couture T222056N Long-Sleeve Wedding Dress

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One word: glamour. This luxe Jasmine Couture plus size wedding dress is a showstopper, thanks to its beaded sleeves and striking A-line silhouette. Plus? This long-sleeve wedding gown also has pockets perfect for stashing your phone, lipstick and other essentials on your wedding day.

Modest by Mon Cheri TR12294 Wedding Dress

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We can't stop swooning over this soft stretch jersey modest bridal gown with a square neckline and satin waistband. Another to-die-for detail? The über-chic tailored sleeves finished with french cuffs. And, it's available in sizes from 0 to 28W.

Sincerity Bridal 44264 Wedding Dress

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A total dream, this modest bridal gown is made of chiffon and has trendy details like flowy bishop sleeves and a V-neckline. The airy A-line skirt is just made for twirling. Another thing to love about this wedding gown? It's available in sizes 2 to 32.

Martina Liana 1472 Detachable Sleeve Wedding Dress

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This Martina Liana wedding gown is full of surprises! It's dramatic sheer sleeves actually detach. Worn sans sleeves, it's a spaghetti strap wedding gown with a simple square neckline. Worn with sleeves, it becomes a totally modern option for a modest wedding dress—with just the right amount of vintage-inspired romance.

Adore by Justin Alexander Modest Wedding Dress

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Channel your inner Meghan Markle in this off-the-shoulder modest wedding dress. The classic neckline and elbow-length sleeves make this style a choice that will withstand the test of time.

All Who Wander Siena Wedding Dress

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Yes, there is such a thing as a modern and modest boho wedding dress. The All Who Wander Siena gown has a column silhouette plus slightly voluminous sleeves that make statement. Editor's note: Ask your seamstress to add more fabric (fittingly called a modesty panel) to bring up a V-neckline if it's too plunging for your purposes.

Pronovias Sadia A-Line Wedding Dress

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Yes, queen. Made for the regal bride, this wedding gown features statement puff sleeves, a full ball gown skirt and an oversize bow accent on the back. The higher neckline showcases a very modest—yet still very stylish—silhouette.

Martina Liana 1437 Long-Sleeve Lace Wedding Dress

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If you want a modest wedding dress with just a hint of shimmer, this Martina Liana 1437 long-sleeve lace wedding dress is made for you. Sequin-embellished illusion lace on the long sleeves and trains gives this gorgeous gown some subtle flare.

Modest by Mon Cheri TR22058 A-line Wedding Dress

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This modest A-line wedding gown is versatile enough to work in any wedding venue. It's all in the details with this bridal gown, including flutter sleeves, a removable satin ribbon belt, and a softly gathered lace and tulle skirt.

Amaré Couture C122 Kennedy Wedding Dress

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This structured, floor-length wedding gown by Amaré Couture featuring a bateau neckline is a classic vision. And for a pretty surprise, the back of the dress is embellished with floral detailing. Bring on the photo ops.

DB Studio Off-the-Shoulder Long Sleeve Lace Draped Wedding Dress

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It's giving Greek goddess. This figure-flattering wedding gown with lace long sleeves is a win for any bride that is looking for a modest wedding dress with a more curve-hugging fit. And, the neckline can be worn higher or off-the-shoulders, depending on your preference.

Jenny Yoo Sabel Wedding Dress

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If you're looking for a square neckline bridal gown with a modest silhouette, the Jenny Yoo Sabel dress is a gorgeous option for your wedding day look. Simple yet stunning, the unembellished knit crepe fabric puts all the focus on the streamlined fit.

Maggie Sottero Kashlynn Wedding Dress

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Bridgerton stans, this one's for you. A short-sleeve silhouette with vintage flair, the Maggie Sottero Kashlynn dress is equal parts tailored and whimsical. Puff sleeves and a scoop neckline give this otherwise unadorned bridal dress an instant heirloom quality.

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