Classic white wedding dresses

Classic white wedding dresses
Alice is a beautiful flower bedecked gown from Temperley London

Whether it’s white on white, or subtle tones of ivory and cream, the classic wedding dress delivers full glamour this season, favouring details in crystal, beading or lace. Absolutely Weddings pick some of our favourite long white numbers – all guaranteed to turn you into a dazzling bride




White roses: A flattering empire line, the Fiona is a classic white wedding gown with a twist from Temperley London. It features a very simple bodice with scattered cabbage roses on the skirt.


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Body skimmer: This super-glamorous sleek white strapless gown has a subtle beaded overlay and skinny belt to add party glamour for evening ceremonies, while being versatile enough to accessorise with a veil, jacket or shrug for the ceremony itself. It’s part of the effortlessly chic range by leading British bridal designer Stephanie Allin.


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Crystal trim: Zaeem Jamal’s signature Chakra silk chiffon gown is a full length design with beautiful crystal-cut hand embroidery at the neckline. Jamal’s King’s Road, London boutique offers bespoke dress design for brides; specialist services include setting gemstones onto dresses.


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Ice maiden: Nordic design duo Hamid and Trude Sadoni create super-feminine and elegant gowns with a distinctively Scandinavian focus on simplicity of form and detailing. Elita, features a simple boat neckline, elbow-length sleeves and draped skirt. Sadoni UK stockists include BOA.


E 1 Joyce Young Couture Collection AW15 3 copy

Power dressing: With a dramatic cowl neck and deep scoop back, this modern twist on the 1970s Grecian-style evening gown makes a great choice for beach or evening celebrations where you want to create maximum impact without traditional accessories but still crave the classic long white wedding dress.


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Sweetheart line: A demure scalloped lace panel over plunging sweetheart neckline gives this full-skirted white silk wedding dress classic allure. On-trend pockets add a dash of contemporary attitude.


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Clean cut: A deep v-neckline to the front and sheer lace-panel back create a dramatic profile to this elegant Sadoni white gown. UK stockists include BOA.


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Silver star: US designer Naaem Khan’s celebrity following includes Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Portia de Rossi. The bridalwear range – which includes gowns and separates – is available exclusively at the London branch of The Wedding Club.


Crystal bride: Kate Edmonson’s West London atelier creates bespoke wedding gowns and headpieces. With a hint of 1960s style, this rich cream sleeveless dress features shimmering crystal trims on waist and shoulders.

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