If you want to add some vintage style to your wedding day, then why not consider a tea-length or midi wedding dress? The charming silhouette is the perfect way to channel a signature style from bygone decades. What's more, these aesthetically pleasing dresses offer a fashionable alternative to traditional ball gowns, allowing you to enhance your natural beauty and express yourself while doing so. Contemporary designers have been endlessly inspired the style, creating eye-catching options for modern to-be-weds that range from high-street to luxe.
If you choose to wear a tea-length wedding dress, make sure you take extra care when picking your wedding shoes as they will be on show all day long! From colourful mules to strappy heels, the right shoes will pull it all together. You could even accessorise with vintage jewellery to finish off your look, or even opt for minimalist pieces that exude contemporary elegance. To help you with your search for your dream gown, we've put together a list of our favourite tea-length dresses. Take a look below and see if any spark joy for you!
This pretty tea-length dress from Phase Eight blends vintage charm with contemporary style. Thanks to its tiered, lace skirt, you'll want to twirl on the dance floor all night long!
2. Voluminous Bandeau Midi Dress – €99, & Other Stories
Inspired by retro style, this tea-length dress from & Other Stories features a voluminous skirt topped by a structured bodice. Pair it with pearl jewellery to really show off the sleeveless neckline.
Show off your fun, flirty side with this off-the-shoulder wedding dress from JusBridal on Etsy. The cross-over bodice detail is a real waist-flatterer and the simple skirt is a perfect touch for an elegant summer wedding.
Butterfly Dress – €340, Reformation
The Butterfly Dress from Reformation offers to-be-weds a romantic silhouette at a midi length. With off-the-shoulder fluttering sleeves and a fitted bodice, the dress exudes modern charm.
This modern rendition of a classic tea length wedding dress is ideal for to-be-weds looking for twists on traditional styles. The dress from Majorelle exudes romance with its ruffle trim details, and thanks to its smocked waist, you're sure to feel and look your best throughout the festivities.
6. Audrie Dress – €167.52, BHLDN
The old adage less is more rings true with this tea length wedding dress from Anthropologie's BHLDN. The simple gown features an asymmetrical neckline, adding a touch of sleek intrigue to the beautiful silhouette. Pair this dress with minimalist jewellery or vibrant red lipstick for an elegant look, or go bold with accessories to express your distinct style.
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7. Cassia Dress – €378, Sau Lee
Chic and feminine, the Cassia Dress by Sau Lee on Revolve is sure to wow guests on your big day. Thanks to vintage-inspired details such as ballooned sleeves and ruched bodice, the midi dress will surely stand out for years to come.
8. Eva Embellished Cami Midi Wedding Dress – €199.99, ASOS Edition
Say "yes" to this tea-length dress! Made from sequin-embellished fabric, you'll shine each time you step into a sunbeam on your wedding day. The dress even features an open back design, creating a beautifully modern silhouette.
Emanate grace on your milestone occasion while wearing the Lycopus Dress from Ivy & Oak. Its romantic design, adorned with lace details and a slight back bow, is sure to captivate as you celebrate your happily ever after.
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10. Rachelle Dress – €370, Reformation
The Rachelle Dress from Reformation is ideal for to-be-weds searching for a tea length dress that seamlessly blends vintage and modern ideas. Designed with celebrations in mind, the dress features puffed sleeves and a full skirt so that you can be flexible as you create lifelong memories.