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Top 10 Simple Dresses for the Modern Bride

Sometimes less is more, and we are majorly seeing this trend in wedding dress styles, too! Brides are gravitating toward more sleek and simple silhouettes with less fuss for their wedding day. Perhaps they are getting married outdoors, or maybe they are Audrey Hepburn fans. Either way, we are loving these chic new styles seen on the runway for 2019! We’ve rounded up our top 10 favorite modern looks for 2020 brides— check it out!

1. Julianna by Justin Alexander

First up is a gorgeous crepe body hugging long sleeve gown featuring a bateau neckline and illusion beaded back. We absolutely love this dress, and our brides are loving her, too!

2. Jacey by Justin Alexander

This mikado ballgown is sure to make a statement when you walk down the aisle! The pleated skirt and bodice cutout are breathtaking, and the pockets just seal the deal for our number two gown! If you are getting married in a church or would feel comfortable with more coverage up top, this gown can be ordered without the bust cutout!

3. Meryl by Martina Liana

This silk ballgown with structural ruching from Martina Liana is simple, yet architectural and modern. The pockets and covered buttons are always a crowd pleaser, and she is available in plus size, too!

4. Shay by Stella York

This matte mikado gown features a plunging neckline and square back as well as a flattering natural waist. This beauty is available up to size 32 and is a great choice to pair with a lace cathedral veil.

5. Rene by Justin Alexander

This tailored cut mikado fit and flare gown with an easy sweep train is perfect for a mature bride who isn’t looking for a lot of fuss. Add the detachable beaded belt for an extra touch of glamour!

6. Emerson by Essense of Australia

The ease of this simple off-the-shoulder wedding gown from Essense of Australia is what makes it so glamorous and gorgeous – perfect for the classic bride. A plunging sweetheart neckline extends effortlessly into off-the-shoulder sleeves, creating a look that highlights your face beautifully. She is one of our brides’ favorites!

7. Joelle by Justin Alexander

Feeling confident and sexy with the plunging neckline in the front and back with matching buttons from the neckline to the hem. Pair this gorgeous gown with a full detachable train for a versatile look for added drama.

8. Edalene by Essense of Australia

If Emerson struck your fancy, but you aren’t looking for a fit and flare style skirt, Edalene is your girl! This formal A-line wedding gown with off-the-shoulder neckline from Essense of Australia is perfect for your black tie affair! An elegant, structured style, this Dove satin gown features a sophisticated off-the-shoulder neckline and a slight V-neckline. 

9. Jaymes Ellen by Justin Alexander

This classic satin fit and flare gown with couture seaming will have you feeling amazing on your wedding day. For a more fashion forward look, an illusion cape or detailed train can be paired to finish the look.

10. Justice by Justin Alexander

Justice took clean and classy to the runway! She can be ordered with the exposed zipper back or with covered buttons for a more traditional look. Justin Alexander transformed this classic silhouette into a modern masterpiece with this back detailing! She is available in crepe and silk, and her pockets are just an added bonus!

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