Top Wedding Dress Trends for 2023

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Wedding dress trends are constantly evolving, and 2023 is no exception. As we move into the new year, brides-to-be can expect to see a variety of styles and designs that reflect the latest fashion trends. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites along with the dresses from our in store collection that reflect these trends! Here are some of the top wedding dress trends for 2023.

Tacia Luna Novias flowing ballgown wedding dress London
‘Tacia’ by Luna Novias.

Square necklines

Square necklines have become a popular trend in wedding dress design, especially in the last year. These sophisticated and timeless necklines offer a modern and elegant style. The geometric and clean look is perfect for brides who want a minimalistic bridal style, whilst still looking feminine and striking. They’re ideal for brides who want to show off their shoulders and collarbones while still keeping a sense of elegance and class. Some of our favourite dresses in store that feature square necklines include ‘Jovi’, ‘Bently’ and ‘Alba’.

Belle wedding dress The Boutique Bride London
‘Belle’ by The Boutique Bride.


Minimalistic wedding dresses are becoming increasingly popular among brides who want a simple, elegant look with no fuss. These dresses are often made from lightweight fabrics and feature clean lines and minimal embellishments. However, that’s not to say a minimal dress will take away the glamour and statement of your big day. We have plenty of elegant, plain wedding dresses that still make a bold impact and look stunning on, such as our ‘Talaia’ , ‘Blanche’ and ‘Ancira’ dresses. See more from our selection of minimalistic dresses here.

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‘Gavina’ by Aire Barcelona.

Vintage and retro styles

Vintage and retro styles have been gaining popularity in recent years, and this trend is set to continue in 2023. Brides can expect to see a variety of vintage-inspired designs, from 1920s flapper dresses to 1950s tea-length gowns.

Kenzie wedding dress Madi Lane London
‘Kenzie’ by Madi Lane.

3D flowers

This experimental, modern trend is particularly popular with our Madi Lane gowns, and we’ve been seeing it bloom everywhere lately. Bold floral motifs are a great way to bring more dimension to a bridal gown, and add a great deal of romance and femininity to any wedding dress style.

Aisha Aire Barcelona two piece wedding dress London
‘Aisha’ by Aire Barcelona.

Detachable skirts and overskirts

Detachable skirts and overskirts have become increasingly popular in recent years, and this trend is set to continue in 2023. These versatile designs allow brides to change the look of their dress throughout the day, from a traditional ceremony look to a more relaxed reception look. It’s the perfect option if you want the best of both worlds with a figure-hugging design for the evening celebrations and a traditional ballgown silhouette for your ceremony. Some of our favourite gowns in store that feature detachable skirts include ‘Jesslyn’, ‘Tariet’ and ‘Theo’.

Tarin Luna Novias corset structure wedding dress London
‘Tarin’ by Luna Novias.

Off-the-shoulder styles and detachable sleeves

Off-the-shoulder is becoming a popular trend for 2023, adding a touch of elegance and femininity to wedding dresses and their necklines. For extra flexibility when styling your bridal look, we have a huge range of wedding dresses with detachable sleeves. These come in a variety of styles, from off-the-shoulder draped sleeves, puff sleeves, long sleeves and sheer lace designs. By adding sleeves to your wedding dress, you can really enhance the drama of your look and increase volume to the silhouette of the gown. Our favourite off-the-shoulder gowns with detachable sleeves include ‘Tanite’, ‘Elora’ and ‘Hanah’.

Blythe Boutique Bride wedding dress London
‘Blythe’ by The Boutique Bride.


Statement bows are a great way to tie up your wedding dress style and add some more dramatisation to your look. This is especially true if you prefer not to have any detailed beading or fussy embellishments, a simple and romantic bow can be all you need! We’ve noticed bows trending more and more, and it’s hardly surprising as they go with all designs of dresses, from glamorous ballgowns to minimal, clean styles. Bows can be detachable as well, so you can have the option to swap them in or out! Some of our dresses in store that feature bows include ‘Holly’, ‘Trisha’ and ‘Yumei’.

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Bridal veil-cape made of tulle by Aire Barcelona.


This 2023 wedding dress trend is definitely a desirable style choice right now, as it can elevate any wedding look and turn even the simplest bridal gown into a showstopper. It’s an easy way to give your wedding dress a super stylish twist when it feels like something is missing from your look. If you’re not sure about a traditional veil as well, a bridal cape is a fashion-forward alternative that can really enhance your look. For example, some brides decide to buy two dresses to celebrate their wedding in, but by opting for a bridal cape you’ll save some cash and be able show off two different looks for your ceremony and reception! Celebrities such as Lily Collins and Serena Williams styled their wedding looks with dreamy bridal capes, and since then this trend has been growing very popular for modern brides.

These are just a few of the top wedding dress trends for 2023. Whatever your personal style, there is sure to be a trend that speaks to you. Remember to choose a dress that makes you feel confident, comfortable and beautiful on your special day. Book an appointment with us today to find your dream wedding dress that shows off your style!