When it comes to bridal trends that have stood the test of time, you may not instantly think of boho wedding dresses, but they’re constantly on the rise and becoming increasingly popular summer upon summer. Perfect for beach weddings, church nuptials and everything in between, the appetite for relaxed, free-spirited gowns seems to be insatiable; just take a look at the most pinned wedding dress on Pinterest for starters.
But while a bohemian-inspired wedding may conjure images of wildflower bouquets, billowing sleeves and (dare we mention them?) flower crowns, there’s far more to boho wedding style than some long-established hippie clichés.
From delicate French lace to refined vintage silhouettes, we’ve delved into the very many ways you can achieve boho style on your wedding day without slipping into costume territory.
Go through the gallery for our pick of the most beautiful boho wedding dresses right now.
Backless with a semi-sheer lace and chiffon skirt, the romantic shoulder ties are what really sets this dress apart. Though based in U.S., Daughters of Simone has several UK stockists.
Feeling bold? Embrace the printed dress trend with this floral embroidery.
Elise Hameau Astrated Dress (price on request)
With its open back and delicate Calais lace, this short-sleeved dress from French bridal designer Elise Hameau is a bohemian dream. Prices typically start from £2700.
Laure De Sagazan Chapman Top with Drieu Underwear Dress (price on request)
Can’t find the dress of you dreams? Build it with separates instead—this sheer lace top perfectly completes a silk slip dress. Prices start from around £1670.
Rue de Seine Cleo Dress (price on request)
With lace, fringing, embellishment and a kaftan silhouette, this isn’t one for wallflower brides. Prices start from around £2000.
Simple, clean and elegant—this is a laid-back classic.
Don’t want too much skin on show? This cape detailing is your answer.
Tradition meets a bohemian spirit for the perfect balance if you’re getting hitched in a church.
Love a dress with pockets? This is The One.
Jenny Packham Eddie Dress
The embodiment of laid-back luxe, this Jenny Packham dress takes its cue from soft, seventies silhouettes. Prices typically start from around £2400.
Vera Wang Perla Dress (price on request)
No mater the shape, Vera Wang knows how to craft a standout a wedding gown—this lace slip dress is no exception. Prices start from £2266.
Delicate sequins on skirt and train give this romantic dress subtle shimmer.
Keep cool in the heat without putting too much skin on show.
Short, sweet and under £400.
This stunning back detailing deserves an updo.
If you’re not feeling white or ivory, try grey-green instead.
Bo & Luca Paloma Dress (price on request)
If you’re not a full-length kind of girl, this midi is ideal. Prices start from around £2580.
Claire Pettibone Patchouli Dress (price on request)
Pretty lace and a V neckline give this Claire Pettibone gown romantic allure. Prices start from £1800.
The simplicity of a strappy slip, with the drama of a fuller skirt.
Vintage wedding theme? Here’s your something new.
Laid-back beach glamour—done.
Just look at those sleeves.
If you’re trying to marry glamour with a bohemian twist, this dress nails it.
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