6 Wedding Dress Brands Everyone Loves (and 3 You Might Not Know About Yet)

No matter where your wedding dress comes from—a renowned designer boutique, perhaps, or a vintage store—there’s no doubt that it’ll be beautiful. After all, the most important thing is the sentiment behind the dress, which is only an extension of your personality and style. But if you’re just starting to plan out your bridal look, having a list of the most popular wedding dress brands is always helpful.

Simply put, there are some brands that have dresses so beautiful they’ve garnered a reputation for being the labels to look to for classic styles. Of course, if you’re looking for something on the nontraditional side, there are some under-the-radar designers quickly gaining our notice. Ahead, see the most popular wedding dress designers to consider for your walk down the aisle. With dresses in a variety of this year’s biggest trends, there’s no doubt you’ll find something you love.

The Classics


If you’re looking for a classic gown with a romantic touch, you can’t go wrong with Bhldn. Plus, most of the brand’s breathtaking gowns are available for under $1600.

The bodice detail on this is just way too good.

From the sleek V-neck to the lace and covered button details on the back, this dress is a minimalistic classic.

This blush-tone beaded tulle gown is perfect for the bride who wants something utterly romantic.

Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera brings a romantic South American touch to her bridalwear with dramatic volume, ruffles, and more.

The volume of this silk taffeta gown is everything.

This silk gown is simple, sexy, and undeniably elegant. 

David's Bridal

David’s Bridal might be one of the most well-known wedding dress brands out there. Not only does the company feature a number of brands in its inventory, but it also has its own in-house line with designs available for a more affordable price.

If you’re planning for a casual outdoor wedding, you can’t go wrong with this pretty dress.

The beaded lace on this dress feels both modern and timeless.

A strapless dress with a sweetheart neckline will never get old.

Monique Lhuillier

If you're looking for undeniably beautiful dresses featuring lace and other ethereal details, Monique Lhuillier is the designer for you.

You can always count on Monique Lhuillier to have some of the most beautiful embroidery and lace details.

The Swiss dots on this classic silhouette give it a modern touch.

Just think about how beautifully the fabric will move as you walk down the aisle and dance in this.

Oscar de la Renta

While known for its chic luxury clothing, Oscar de la Renta is also widely recognized for its breathtaking wedding dresses. And with creative directors Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia at the helm, they're bringing a modern touch to its bridalwear.

Of course Oscar de la Renta has a cool, embroidered and fringed dress for your wedding.

If you don't want to wear a dress, wear a full tulle skirt with a white bodysuit for a contemporary bridal look.

With the delicate, glittering embroidery, this dress feels as though it's from a fairy tale.

Vera Wang

Vera Wang is one of the first labels many women think of as they start planning their wedding looks. Without a doubt, you can't go wrong with a dress from the brand.

Want to go a completely unconventional route? Opt for this short lace dress.

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With the flowing material and deep V-neck, this romantic gown is one to remember.

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You can't go wrong with this iconic style.

The Need-to-Knows

Danielle Frankel

Editor-approved designer Danielle Frankel has designs meant for the nontraditional bride in mind. With unique silhouettes and dramatic details such as exaggerated shoulders and unconventional draping, people will be talking about these dresses for years.

This '80s-inspired dress is perfect for those who would want to forego the gown route, but also for the reception.

How cool are the delicate chantilly lace sleeves on this gown?


For the unconventional bride who also considers herself low-key, Lein features clean lines and simple silhouettes. And if you're not feeling a dress, they also have jumpsuits.

We can't get over the floral vine trim, which is perfect for the bohemian bride.

Low-key brides are going to fall in love with this.

Is there anything prettier than silk organza? The answer is probably not.


Another favorite among fashion editors, Markarian has injected new life to the bridal industry with its modern, feminine designs that feel whimsical with an edge.

It goes without saying that Markarian has some beautiful, romantic and modern dresses in its collections.

The texture of this is definitely not like any other type of wedding dress.

With a pair of crystal-adorned sandals, this dress is perfect for any occasion—even after your wedding.