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12 Wedding dresses that will make you say WOW!

Your wedding day is the most special day in your life! It is one occasion when you should simply look your best on this big day. Your wedding dress has the power to transform you into the magical princess or fashion diva, that you deserve to be.

Have you ever noticed how some dresses immediately make a statement, with the help of a unique design factor that makes it stand out from the rest? If you would love to have a dress with a beautiful Wow factor that will make it stunning and memorable, here are twelve great dresses to look at. These dresses belong to different designer collections, all of which are available at Best for Bride. Take a look at them and don’t forget to let us know which of these is your favorite.

1.Mori Lee 2791

A dazzling ball gown from the Mori Lee bridal collection, the 2791 is a beautiful gown with a sweetheart neckline and embellished bodice. Diamante and crystal beading adds extra sparkle to the beautiful embroidery on the lace appliques that are strewn throughout the bodice. The softly curved sweetheart neckline is defined by two strands of crystal details that accentuate the beauty of the gentle contours of the gown’s neckline. A similar flourish of details are added at the waist too. The clusters of decorative elements continue into the waistline, and scattered sparkles grow into a richly layered skirt that gently sweeps the floor. At the back of the gown, a strand of fabric covered buttons extend from the neckline to the derriere, and we can also see rich details at the back. This is a gown that looks great on almost every body shape.

2. Jasmine T172008

Regally bewitching, the T172008 wedding dress from the Jasmine collection is a masterpiece of elegant details. Starting with the illusion neckline and lace-embellished cap sleeve details, this dress has elaborate floral appliques all over the length of the gown and ends in a scalloped hemline with lace details. The illusion neckline of sheer fabric frames the sweetheart bodice, and the fit and flare gown flatters body types like the hourglass. The artistically created details that are placed strategically over the gown, so it contrasts against the tulle and has an overall 3-D effect. The beautiful illusion effect in the neck continues to the back, and frames the slender back with beautiful floral appliques at the edges. A strand of fabric buttons punctuates the center of the back of this gown.

3.Jasmine F171009

Sexy with a sophisticated finish, the Jasmine F171009 is a couture gown like no other. The strapless neckline is accentuated with an illusion effect that begins at the straps and continues into three-fourth length sleeves. Skin peeps out through the sheer fabric that decorates the arms, and the pure white details on the outer edges of the sleeves and circling the arms add an enchanting, romantic touch. This is a figure-flattering silhouette with a fit and flare design that is perfect on brides who wish to flaunt their hourglass figure. The magical effect of the neckline and sleeves continues into the back, with a dazzling neckline ending in a keyhole style opening at the back, which is embellished with a scattering of scintillating elements. The bold and elaborate lace applique details cover the back all the way to the hips, from where it cascades into a gentle foam of layers. This is a dress that can make a statement at a wedding, and render a romantic and sexy look to the bride in it.

4.Jasmine 4102

Now, here is a wedding dress that is unusually dramatic by playing up simple elements to extraordinary brilliance. Off-the-shoulder straps dressed up with crystal and diamante details add an exquisite and enchanting effect to the dress. It creates a beautiful effect with the soft and silky criss-cross bodice and the sweetheart bodice it sports. Asymmetrical draping continues along the length of the bodice and into a dropped waist. The highlight, however, is the culmination of the ruched details on one side, and this gives the dress a sophisticated finish. At the back is an illusion neckline, that is done with extraordinary beauty. The embellishments on the shoulder straps continue into the borders of a low cut illusion neckline at the back. The tasteful ruching in the front, continues at the back and ends at the hips, from where it becomes a beautiful skirt completing the beautiful fit and flare effect.

5.Alfred Angelo 2527

Rippling like the waves of the ocean, the skirt of this splendid Alfred Angelo wedding gown is enough to create a stunning statement at your wedding. Created in a fabulous mermaid silhouette, this wedding dress is one that gently follows the natural curves of the bride in a fit and flare fashion, and at the knees opens up into a ruffled skirt which captures the effects of the natural waves of the sea. It is the up and down effect of the skirt layers that adds extra charm to the rippling ruffles. Also adding extra dimension is the decorated sweetheart neckline with a band of shining details defining it. The entire length of the gown from the neckline to the beginning of the skirt is embellished with a scattering of crystals and beads that further add extra beauty. The dress is equally bewitching from the back, with the same effect as in the bodice continuing to the back. Perfect for a beach wedding, this dress is one that reminds us of fairy tales of mermaids and sea castles.

6.Alfred Angelo 2507

Astounding in it’s simplicity, this whimsical and dreamy 2507 wedding gown from the Alfred Angelo wedding collection is the epitome of romance. A tastefully ruched bodice that drapes to one side features a strapless neckline that is gently contoured to almost resemble the sweetheart style. Crystal beaded lace appliques add stunning accents to the soft wisps of tulle, that this gown is made from. These lace appliques begin at the neckline and graze along the length of the bodice and skirt and end in the scalloped hemline that is simply breathtaking. The dress features a corset back, with trimmings of lace along the corset openings and the border of the skirt. It is a dress that has simple details, but packs a punch with it’s beautiful placement of lace.

7. Sophia Tolli Y21440

The Y21440 from the Sophia Tolli wedding dress collection is a mesmerizing beauty in every way. The beautiful Grecian goddess-inspired single strap design is aesthetically enhanced with small but elegant crystal detailing around the arm. The pleated bodice has ruchings that look lovely as it drapes to one side, and ends with a matching brooch at the waistline. The layered ball gown skirt is elaborately done with several layers of fabric. The crystal details at the front continue into a scintillating band at the back, as do the ruchings that join at the center and give rise to the attractive skirt. With an elaborate train, this is a dress that is perfect for a formal wedding ceremony, and it has the power to transform any woman into a stunning bride. This dress also shows us that sparkle isn’t necessary to make a gown look good.

8.Sophia Tolli 221

Glamorous and gaudy, this wedding dress is a dazzling beauty with elaborate details done tastefully. The Queen Anne style neckline is decorated with lace appliques and crystal beads, that also cover the shoulders in enchanting cap sleeves. Sleek and shiny taffeta wraps around the details at the neckline, and falls into gentle pickups along the skirt and train. Each pickup is beautifully embellished with the most captivating stone details, that sparkle along the beautiful skirt and train. At the back, the lace appliques of the Queen Anne neckline join at the back of the neck, and reveals an open back keyhole detail.

9.Angelina Faccenda 1325

A couture gown from the Angelina Faccenda Collection, this 1325 wedding gown in Alencon Lace with crystal embroidery is an elegant work of art. Perfect for the bride who wants only the right balance of stunning details to create a striking effect, this dress features a bold and shiny motif crafted out of elaborate beaded embroidery and crystal work. The fit and flare silhouette in lace is striking by itself, but the addition of these fine embellishments adds further charm and finishing to this masterpiece gown. At the back is an elegant V-shaped neckline that finishes in a strand of silky buttons at the center. The intricate embellishments and fine fabric makes this gown a dress that will wow all your wedding guests.

10. Elegance 8711

Here is an absolutely glamorous stunner from the Elegance Bridal Collection at Best for Bride. This 8711 fit and flare satin gown will cause jaws to drop with it’s grandeur and charm. A scintillating waistband adorns the raised waistline of this dress, beneath a ruched criss-cross bodice fashioned in a sweetheart design. The ruching continues to drape towards one side, all the way down to the knee level where it finishes in a brooch that matches the stylish waistband. Further, the layers of the skirt are made up of loose layers that again continue in the ruched finish of the bodice, but flow towards the ground instead of going to one side. The back of this gown is just as stunning as it’s front. A lace up corset adorns the low-cut back, even as the ruchings and the waistband finish the effect in the back. This is a feminine gown with lashings of amazing factors that make it a an absolute show-stopper.

11.Bridalane 807

As many strapless and modern fit gowns as we have seen, hardly any compare with the finishing of this gown from the Bridalane collection. The shirred bodice extends from the sweetheart neckline to the waistline, where the beautiful ruchings from all sides gather into a stunning floral brooch formed of crystals, sequins and rhinestones. The soft wispy layers of the skirt gently cascade down from the gathered waist to the floor and continues into a magnificent train at the back. The dress features a lace-up corset back, that allows it to easily drape around the bride’s natural curves. This is a delightfully attractive dress that lends itself to most accessories like stoles and necklaces. Although the detail at the waist is not huge, it is one that captures attention instantly.

12. Alfred Angelo Sleeping Beauty

Some dresses are simply too good to be true, and this Alfred Angelo gown from the Disney collection is one that fits the bill. Inspired by the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, this dress is a dress fit for any bride who wants to be a princess on her big day. Featuring an embellished bodice designed with a sweetheart neckline, the dress is designed in an A-line fashion. The skirt here has layers of fabric, with the upper layer softly colored in a light pastel pink and with a beautiful flower detail at the side. It is a seductive dress with a gorgeous finish. Club it with a wispy veil to complete your attire, and this breathtaking beauty with layers of gossamer tulle will amaze your guests on your big day.

This is only a sample of bridal gowns available in our vast collection at Best for Bride. Whether you want a trendy gown that conforms to the latest fashion trends, or you want a timeless masterpiece that will never look dated, Best for Bride has the solution to your needs. Visit our online web store today to take a look at the many designer collections we have in stock. We also have bridesmaids dress collections, dresses for mothers of the brides and many more bridal services, all at our store. Contact us today, and make all your dreams for your lifetime celebration a reality.

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Stunning Exits: Showcasing Impressive Wedding Dress Back Styles for the Contemporary Bride!

There are different details that make a wedding gown unique. Every style feature on a dress, from the neckline and sleeves to the train and fabric impact the overall look of a dress. In recent years wedding dress designers are paying closer attention to the details in the back of the dress as well. This has given rise to intricate, elaborate and unique details in this area. Such details add to the finesse of the dress.

Wedding dress trends for recent years have in fact listed amazing back details as a main factor to look out for. This article on the Wedding Wire tells us all about the various dresses with this feature, that took the runway by storm. 

At Best for Bride, we just love dresses which are just as beautiful in the back as they are from the front. Illusion details, keyhole backs and pretty corsets look lovely on brides, once they take off their veil and reveal the back. When a bride walks back from the aisle in a dress with fantastic back details, it is just amazing. It also tells us how fashionable the bride is to have considered this aspect, when planning her ensemble.

So, this post today is all about wedding dress back styles that will impress. With wedding fashion designers serious about nailing this detail, there is plenty of variety to appease everyone. Take a look at the collection we bring you below, and tell us which of these are your favorites.

Illusion lace on sheer with diamante button strand in center

This fantasy organza fit and flare wedding dress features illusion details in lace on a sheer panel in the back. Beautiful floral lace motifs spread across the entire back on barely-there sheer fabric in 3-dimensional fashion. Encrusted with sparkling crystals, they continue into the fabric skirt and extend all the way down to the train of the dress. Along the center of the back is a zipper trimmed with diamante buttons that extend to the derriere.

Stunning illusion back with extended button train on satin skirt

As it is, the illusion effects in the back of this Mori Lee dress are stunning. Additionally, the long satin button train that extends all the way to the edge of the train completes it in style. The entire back has intricate hand-embroidered lace appliques and a scattering of shimmering elements. The sleeves, neckline and waistline have a crystal trim around them. The satin button strand that starts at the center of the neckline continues down the skirt. It punctuates the silky satin sheen all the way down the court train.

Covered illusion back with arching elegant floral lace details

Here is a dress that shows us how the back of a dress can look stunning, even without revealing skin. This cap-sleeve gown features a sheer illusion back with mesmerizing lace and crystal details. The details are simple but attractive, and work very well with the texture of the gently ruched bodice. Along the center is a fabric button strand that ends at the waistline.

Embroidered lace appliques on sheer back with sparkling details


Modest yet sophisticated, the back of this beautiful wedding gown is adorned with embroidered lace appliques that trim the neckline, sides and center. Crystal elements embellish 3-dimensional sparkling floral motifs formed of hand-beaded lace embroidery. Along the center of the sheer back runs a diamante-encrusted zipper that ends at the derriere. The clusters of floral embroidery motifs flow into the peek-a-boo lace, all the way down the train, adding textural finesses to the gown. The sheer lace motifs extend into shoulder straps that continue along the Queen Anne neckline and bodice in the front.

Peek-a-boo lace frames cut-out in the halter back

If this Sophia Tolli Noelle gown’s plunging neckline and fitted silhouette look sexy from the front, it is equally glamorous in the back. The shoulder straps in the front of the gown frame a fantastic cut-out detail at the back. Peek-a-boo lace adds to the sophistication of the diamond-shaped detail. While a scattering of crystal embellishments trim the lower curve of the back, a short strand of silk buttons close the revealing layer of the lace at the back. As the lace continues down the length of the skirt, layers of fabric add texture to the skirt, and end in a court-length train.

Fully scintillating mesh back with crystal, rhinestone and sequin accents

The entire back of this beautiful Alfred Angelo gown is covered in a crisscross of scintillating elements. The embellishments in the accented bodice continue along the back, and add a beautiful effect to the sheer layer they form. With a fitted V-style back opening in the center, this dress is one-of-a-kind. The waistline is further accented with a thin trim of crystal embellishments that separate it from the details in the bodice.

Illusion keyhole back with glittering chandelier straps

The back of this Mori Lee Maria is pure eye candy for the fashion enthusiast. The dress features stunning illusion straps encircling the neckline and forming a fantastic keyhole detail. The chandelier straps look amazing. There are hanging strings of dazzling rhinestones dancing along the exposed back. The intricate trim of embroidered beaded details along the waistline completes the effect. This dramatic back design will awe your guests and keep them staring!

Illusion double keyhole back with crystal brooch clasp in center

An interesting variation to the popular keyhole back design, this Sophia Tolli dress features not one but two keyholes in the back. Embroidered lace appliques frame the outline of both cut-out sections. There are also crystal-studded brooch clasps at the neck and center strand. The lace trim forms shoulder straps and neckline in the front, creating a stand-out detail against the chiffon layers beneath it. The gathering of pleats continues in the back and along the entire stretch of the skirt in front. The dress features a unique design in the front with the lace motifs coursing along the bodice. These frame a deep-plunging neckline. It drops down to the waist and is subtly encased in sheer fabric.

Peek-a-boo lace keyhole details on full-sleeve wedding dress

The combination of embroidered lace appliques that frame the keyhole and full-length illusion sleeves make this Mori Lee dress a fairy tale beauty. Modest with its full-length sleeves and crisp V-neckline, the dress is charming from the rear. Lace appliques stand out against the underlying sheer layers. These encircle the waistline and spill slightly into the skirt.

Halter neckline with low-cut back and illusion trim

This dreamy dress called the Celestia from the Sophia Tolli collection is bewitching with its soft and fluttery back details. The halter neckline in front leads to an open back that dips deep down. However, there is a difference from the regular back details we commonly see with this neckline style. This dress features an illusion layer with embellishments above the soft pleats that flow from the waistline. The sleek illusion details contain a plethora of sparkling elements. These have been tastefully designed to add shine and contrast to the wispy layers of the skirt. The low cut back is held in place by halter neckline straps and a thin strand of diamante buttons in the center.

Criss-cross diamante straps with embellished neckline detail

The stunning back style of this Mori Lee gown features criss-cross shoulder straps entirely encrusted with crystal details along its length. At the point where the straps cross there is a triangular bit of thickly embellished fabric that adds to the glamour of the back. The embellished straps join the dress above the waistline, and a strand of fabric buttons extend downwards. Finally, the diamante beading adds charm to the entire bodice as well.

Illusion details on sheer straps and back

Wispy vines spiral along the sheer back of this misty wedding dress from the Sophia Tolli collection. The dress has a plunging V-neckline with a sheer layer forming a modesty panel in front. This continues into the back, forming matching shoulder straps that encase a V and then extend over the entire back area. Along the center is a diamante button studded strand. The subtle but interesting back details add to the overall ethereal effect of this dreamy wedding gown.

Open back with Venetian lace straps on vintage wedding gown

Adding exquisite charm and a dash of glamour to the stunning Mori Lee wedding dress is this open-back detail. Vintage Venetian lace adds to the allure of the shoulder straps that frame the open back on either side. These join at the center and extend towards the derriere in a fabric-coated strand. The eyelash lace hemline further adds to the stunning look of this dress, while the romantic open back helps the dress realize its vintage effect to the fullest.

Floral applique strands along the neckline and center

The stunning details in this dress include an illusion necklace in the back formed of floral lace appliques on a sheer layer. The lace appliques frame the neckline and extend along the center on either side of a thin fabric button strand. The sheer nature of the back has the effect of the illusion of embellishments simply hanging in thin air. The back continues into a gathered and layered skirt with softly cascading layers along the entire length.

The stunning halter yoke that continues into the embellished band at the back

This glamorous dress is sexy with its plunging neckline detail in the front. However, it is just as impressive in the back, with its halter-style yoke continuing into an arrow-shaped band resplendent with crystal details all over. There are rhinestones, pearls and silver beads adding to the opulence of this layer of detail. The contrasting satin skirt magnifies the effect of the sparkling elements on it.

Crystallized straps and embellishments with keyhole back detail

Although this Mori Lee dress is simple and elegant with a V-neckline in the front, the Marlena creates a statement in the rear. Intricate hand-beaded embroidery and crystal details embellish the shoulder straps. They lead to a matching sheer layer that closes over a cut-out detail above the waistline. Flowing downwards along the center is a stunning fabric-covered button strand that extends all the way to the end of the train. This dress is a majestic showstopper from this angle, and it is easy to see why!

Dramatic scintillating criss-cross straps reveal open-back detail

Dramatic open-back with criss-cross crystal embellished details at the neck add an unbeatable charm to this Alfred Angelo Sapphire gown. The simple and uncluttered details are nonetheless striking. The textured embellishments contrast beautifully against the silky satin white in the skirt. This dress will definitely impress from both the front and the rear, as it features a plunging neckline and sheer modesty panel in the front. The neckline in the front is further decorated with a scattering of sparkling details that accentuate this area.

Whether it is plunging and open-back designs or modest illusion details, one thing is certain: beautiful back details are a wonderful thing, and we hope it is here to stay. I hope you enjoyed this round-up of the various backstyles in the limelight. Don’t forget to tell us which of these is your favorite style in the comments below.

All these dresses are from our collection of designer bridal dresses at Best for Bride. To take a closer look at any of them, please click the links to the images. You can find more details on the dresses featured here and more from our latest collections at the Best for Bride website. Click here to visit our website and have a great time browsing through our extensive bridal wear collection.


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Common Mistakes To Avoid [2024] – Wedding Shopping Made Extremely Easy for Slender and Skinny Brides: Here’s Why

Common Mistakes To Avoid

Wedding dress shopping is rarely easy. However, it is even more difficult if you are a bride who belongs to either end of the size spectrum. So, if you are either plus-size or skinny, you may have a tougher time shopping for your wedding dress.

When choosing wedding dresses for skinny brides, finding a dress that suits your slender body frame is the challenge. Not all wedding dress styles flatter the natural body shape of really thin women. Choosing a wedding dress according to your body shape will ensure you find a flattering fit that enhances your best features. If you are slender with a straight, boyish structure, there are certain features to look for in a gown so that it looks good on you.

Let us find out what they are.

Common Mistakes To Avoid - Wedding Shopping Made Extremely Easy for Slender and Skinny Brides: Here’s Why

Factors to look for when choosing wedding dresses for thin brides

The overall bridal look is determined by how the various style elements of a wedding dress come together. Nevertheless, there are certain factors that are known to work well on skinny brides. For instance, textured and thicker fabric is guaranteed to create a fuller figure than fabric that clings. Similarly, a closed neckline is more suitable than a strapless one.

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5 Non-traditional wedding dresses for the bold bride

All of us love the beautiful ball gown. Nonetheless, a bride in a different bridal outfit is refreshing, and let’s face it, we all do like the drama of something unique.

Brides today have it easy, with ace designers bringing forth many a wedding dress that makes it distinct. Whether it is the color, the fabric, the design or even the patterns on it, a bride can choose to show off her personality through the wedding dress she wears on the most important day of her life.

Let us look at some of the brilliant and unusual wedding dresses we have in our Alfred Angelo collection at Best for Bride. Which one will you love the most?



What do you think of this Grecian goddess inspired Alfred Angelo 2515 gown from the 2015 bridal collection? Everything from the criss-cross draped bodice to the sheer lace that begins at the corner of the bodice and extends into a low cut sheer back, makes this dreamy gown an exquisite piece. The light, breezy nature of the chiffon gown renders it an ideal choice for a beach wedding. The gathered A-line skirt is a universal choice that will suit any body type.



The new Alfred Angelo collection is all about surprises, as this fabulous wedding dress proves again. The 2512 NT modern fit gown from the 2015 collection is a masterpiece of glamour. The snugly fitting sweetheart neckline frames the bust and a moonstone style waistband that is thicker to one side of the torso are both stylish. There is no beating the perfectly executed high-low hemline with scalloped lace details. Now, if you want a more traditional look for the ceremony, it is possible with the detachable skirt that can be bought with the dress. Isn’t that a brilliant way to take you from morning to evening?



Now, here is a dress for the bride who wants to make sure she is the star of the day. This Alfred Angelo 2483 wedding dress from the 2015 collection will ensure that no bridesmaid nor wedding guest steals your thunder. Featuring a horsehair crumb catcher neckline and an asymmetrically layered skirt, the dress is poufy, but with personality. We can see many younger brides falling in love with this dress, and yes, it is the right choice if you want everyone’s jaw to drop as you make your appearance. The high-low hemline has a casual look, and the crisp layers that spread throughout the length add a mesmerizing touch to this wedding dress.



Bewitching and distinct, this black and white wedding 2455 wedding gown from the 2014 collection is unusually interesting. We’ve seen many colored wedding dresses before, but not many create an impact as powerful as this gown does. The sprinkling of black appliques on a pristine white base, all the way down the bodice to the dropped waist, and the culmination in a foam of white spray is fascinating. The sleeves too have black lace appliques to complete the effect.

So, what do you think of these unusually exciting wedding dresses? Will you be bold enough to try any of these yourself? To check out even more unique wedding gowns, check out our bridal gallery on Best for Bride.