20 Simple Wedding Dresses for the Minimalist Bride


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Some soon-to-be brides dream of wearing a sweeping gown adorned with lace, pearls, and tulle. Meanwhile, other brides want to keep things as subdued as possible, seeking out the simplest wedding dress in existence. If you fall into the latter camp, fear not: Simple wedding dresses do exist, and they are just as striking as their glitzy counterparts.

To make your life easier, we rounded up 20 simple wedding dresses in a plethora of different styles to prove that looking breathtaking on your wedding day doesn't require looking like an decadently frosted cupcake. From bread-and-butter wedding dress designers to fast-fashion finds, our roundup of minimalistic picks offers something for every personal style type. Go on to shop simple, stunning wedding dresses our editors love.

See? We told you simple minimalistic wedding dresses could be just as striking. 

Editorial Director

Lauren Eggertsen is currently the editorial director of Who What Wear and has worked at the company for over eight years, where she started as an associate editor and has since worked her way up. Lauren has over 10 years of experience in the fashion editorial space, starting her career with internships at Marc Jacobs, Marie Claire, and The Zoe Report, where she was later hired as their editorial assistant. Lauren has worked in the Los Angeles and New York Who What Wear offices but currently calls L.A. home. It is here where she leads and manages Who What Wear's fashion team and oversees all day-to-day editorial content and large tentpole moments. This includes all of the runway, trend, and shopping-driven content that ultimately helps to build a strong brand reputation within the industry. Lauren's role also includes helping to set the fashion direction for all original photo shoots and often styles many of the celebrity cover shoots, including big names like Kaia Gerber, Normani, and Kristen Stewart.

She has also attended multiple fashion weeks, including New York, London, Milan, and Paris, where her personal style has been featured on sites such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Elle. She prides herself on discovering and supporting small brands and on her knack for a good vintage shopping find. When she isn't working, she enjoys researching and dining at reputable restaurants around both her neighborhood and the globe.