From the humid summertime sunsets of Glanleam Beach to the frosty mountain peaks of the Italian Alps, your wedding dress should stand out against any backdrop. If you are planning a destination wedding, you may have a few more demands on your gown than usual. Not only do you want to look great, but you also want a lightweight gown that will travel well. Whether you’re looking to create something from scratch or are looking for a dress from your favourite designer, we’ve got a couple of suggestions we think you might love.
Let us help you find the wedding dress of your dreams by giving you a look at ten of our favourite travel-friendly wedding dresses right here...
1. Justin Alexander — Style Domela
This elegant lace gown from Justin Alexander features a delicate trumpet silhouette and spaghetti straps. Suppose you are looking for something relatively slinky for your destination wedding. In that case, this is a perfect style — Additional possibilities with this dress include a raised neckline, allowing for a bit more modesty, should you prefer it.
2. All Who Wonder — Atlas
This strapless gown from All Who Wander has a plunging sweetheart neckline and airy silhouette. The dress features leafy detailing and a subtle shimmer, giving it a soothingly natural appeal. Despite its modern design, the back of the gown leads into a short but flowing train for effortless movement. Its’ designer credits the style of the piece to lovers of wanderlust, perfect inspiration for your dreamy destination wedding.
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3. Stephanie Allin Couture — Angel
The Angel dress from Stephanie Allin Couture offers a little blast from the past with a fresh and enlightening new perspective. Reminiscent of the Art-Deco movement, this eye-catching and contemporary gown takes the best of 1920s fashion and incorporates it into something absolutely current and now! Short and light, this particular piece is efficiently compact for your travel convenience.
4. Lillian West — Style 66123
Bold yet graceful, this fit-and-flare crepe gown from Lillian West will make you look majestic at your wedding. An on-trend minimalist midsection compliments the gowns tasteful Aztec lace trim and fairytale-like illusion train for an overall eye-catching design. It will stand out against any backdrop while maintaining a neutral visual appeal for outdoor destination weddings.
5. Mori Lee — Style 5905
If you’re all about that boho attitude, then this Brooke wedding dress from Morilee will be speaking your lingo! It features an elegant A-line silhouette and delicate lace patterning for a truly distinctive look. The gown has a relatively short train to help with easy movement and will look fabulously free-spirited during your destination wedding.
6. Ronald Joyce — Style 69714
This figure-flattering gown from Ronald Joyce is an ode to the classic strapless wedding dress and a nod to modernity. A playful bow adds eye-catching detail across the waist. We think its clean silhouette would look fantastic on a beach, in the countryside, or at any destination wedding for that matter!
7. Martina Liana — Style LE1177
This handcrafted organza lace and tulle a-line ballgown from Martina Liana has a fairytale aesthetic that will leave any on-looker in awe of your graceful beauty. This gown is made for the brave, oozing a sense of high fashion. It has a charming sweetheart-style neckline with 3D floral and Lace embellished sleeves along with a tiered tulle skirt that will undoubtedly catch everyone’s eye. With all the frills to thrill, this dress will certainly travel well without fear of creasing.
8. Provonias — Olympia
The Olympia wedding gown from Pronovias will leave you feeling like the Nubian Queen of your destination wedding. Breathlessly minimal while altogether distinctive, this contemporary gown will look fabulous in front of any backdrop.
9. Justin Alexander — Leora
If you’re planning a wedding in the sun, you might want to think about wearing a knee-length wedding dress like the Leora from Justin Alexander. It has a sense of mid-century style yet is entirely contemporary with a playful 2-tier ruffle detail at the hem.
10. Ronald Joyce — Style 18567
This Vega wedding jumpsuit from Ronald Joyce is part of the Victoria Jane collection. It exudes attitude with a sense of luxury, perfect for fashion-forward individuals. Featuring lace embroidery, this outfit is distinctive in its most delicate details while also looking elegant and playful.
Still looking for the perfect gown? Browse our full directory of bridalwear shops in Ireland to find the one for you!