20 Gorgeous Plus-Size Wedding Dresses

These gowns will look amazing on your curvy figure.
by The Knot
Plus size wedding dresses

We're firm believers that there's a wedding dress out there for every bride. And just because you're looking for a dress that does your curves justice, doesn’t mean you have to stick to the uber-flattering fit-and-flare silhouette. In fact, some of the trendiest styles out there—think: dramatic ball gowns and sexy mermaids—look amazing on a lot of different body types. What's the key to finding your perfect fit? An open mind. And we’re thrilled designers are offering more plus-size options in their collections for curvy brides. Shop some of our favorite plus-size wedding dresses below.

  1. strapless floral plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Christian Siriano

    Accentuate your natural waistline with this strapless ball gown. The voluminous bottom also works to balance out a more top-heavy body. 

    Wedding dress by Christian Siriano

  2. floral lace off-the-shoulder plus-size wedding dress
    photo by ASOS

    If you’re looking to flatter your shoulders or arms, this dreamy boho wedding dress has fluttery, off-the-shoulder lace sleeves that draw attention to them in the prettiest way.

    Wedding dress by ASOS

  3. lace spaghetti strap plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Watters

    The scalloped lace detailing and a lower neckline on this gorgeous sheath wedding dress will give any petite bride a more elongated frame.

    Wedding dress by Watters

  4. embellished plus-size wedding dress
    photo by David's Bridal

    The thicker lace straps on this curve-hugging A-line wedding dress will help keep you secure from the walk down the aisle to the last dance.

    Wedding dress by David’s Bridal

  5. empire-waist plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Stone Fox Bride

    An empire-waist wedding dress strategically works to de-emphasize your mid-section while accentuating your upper body. Choose one with delicate lace sleeves for a romantic look.  

    Wedding dress by Stone Fox Bride

  6. blush plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Morilee

    A figure-flattering lace bodice plus a ruffled organza skirt makes a dramatic statement walking down the aisle.

    Wedding dress by Morilee

  7. satin plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Pronovias

    Ditch the traditional mermaid-style wedding dress for a modern option in satin. The silky material plus ruching in the mid-section will hug your curves for a sexy silhouette.

    Wedding dress by Pronovias

  8. halter neck plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Mon Cheri Bridal

    A wedding dress with an embellished top, like this detachable halter, makes accessorizing a piece of cake. Pair with bold earrings and a bracelet for added sparkle.

    Wedding dress by Sophia Tolli

  9. short lace plus-size wedding dress
    photo by David's Bridal

    Draw attention to your legs with this short and sweet lace A-line wedding dress. Equal parts fun and elegant, it has us dreaming of a springtime celebration.

    Wedding dress by David’s Bridal

  10. off-the-shoulder plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Anne Barge

    A simple off-the-shoulder ball gown is a blank canvas just begging for sparkling accessories like an embellished veil or statement chandelier earrings.

    Wedding dress by Anne Barge

  11. two-piece crop top plus-size wedding dress
    photo by ASOS

    Make statement with a lace two-piece ensemble. The long-sleeve sleeves and ankle-length skirt create the perfect counterbalance to the crop top.

    Wedding dress by ASOS

  12. floral plus-size wedding dress
    photo by David's Bridal

    Romantic details like the soft tulle skirt, pearl-embellished floral appliqué and scalloped bodice make this the ethereal wedding dress of our dreams.

    Wedding dress by Melissa Sweet

  13. strapless plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Watters

    Classic meets modern with this clean ivory taffeta ball gown featuring a stunningly sculpted statement flower.

    Wedding dress by WTOO

  14. plus-size slip wedding dress
    photo by Stone Fox Bride

    Go more sultry for your wedding day with a silk slip gown. Its soft, flowing fabric and simple neckline allow your curves to shine.

    Wedding dress by Stone Fox Brides

  15. lace off-the-shoulder plus-sized ball gown wedding dress
    photo by Morilee

    Whether you're looking for a more modest wedding dress or you're just into the long-sleeve trend, lace sleeves make a simple gown feel instantly elegant.

    Wedding dress by Morilee

  16. lace embellished plus-size wedding dress with detachable skirt
    photo by Mon Cheri Bridal

    Get two looks in one with this beaded fit-and-flare gown. The detachable tulle skirt makes having a separate ceremony and reception look a breeze.

    Wedding dress by Sophia Tolli

  17. strapless beaded plus-size mermaid-style wedding dress
    photo by Essense of Australia

    Go for glam with a sexy, vintage-inspired beaded bodice and dramatic textured skirt.  

    Wedding dress by Essense of Australia

  18. mermaid-style plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Kleinfeld

    The intricate jeweled appliqué provide subtle touches of sparkle on this classic strapless mermaid-style wedding dress.

    Wedding dress by Pnina Tornai

  19. hi-lo strapless plus-size wedding dress
    photo by Anne Barge

    Simple can still mean stunning and this strapless hi-lo gown is the perfect example of that.

    Wedding dress by Anne Barge

  20. plus-sized sheath wedding dress
    photo by Lovely Bride

    This sheath wedding dress takes a simple silhouette and elevates it with head-to-toe, intricately patterned beading.

    Wedding dress by Theia for Lovely Bride

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