If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to wedding dress shopping, then A-line wedding dresses are the style to try first. This universally flattering silhouette is fitted at the chest and the waist then flows out gradually into an elegant ‘A’ shape.

The balanced proportions work like a dream to draw the eyes upwards and create a nipped-in waist, whatever your shape or size. It’s also a versatile look that works as well for a traditional do as it does for a more contemporary event. Look out for slim A-lines too, which fit a little closer to the body and are ideal if you want something more lightweight and boho, perhaps for a wedding overseas.

The four A-line wedding dresses below have all this and more. Universally flattering, elegantly detailed, luxurious fabrics, you name it! So, start your dream dress search here with a stunning A-line…

Natural beauty

Dayse is a soft A-line that shows how understated and delicate this silhouette can be. It combines pretty lace with a clean and simple chiffon skirt that’s lightweight and easy to wear.

Dayse an A line wedding dress by Heidi Hudson
Wedding dress featured: Dayse by Heidi Hudson

The delicate skirt also offsets the more detailed bodice with its fresh new floral lace and three-quarter-length sleeves in light champagne tulle and matt lace. 

Dayse an A line wedding dress by Heidi Hudson

At the back, there’s a low V-neckline and a touch more illusion lace, along with a simple grosgrain ribbon waistband. You can accessorise this with a sparkling belt or leave it clean and simple.

Dayse an A line wedding dress by Heidi Hudson

As for the rest of your accessories, we think relaxed elegance is the key here. Loosely pinned hair, a pretty headband and a plain tulle veil are all you need! If you’re marrying overseas this is the ideal style for a beautiful barefoot ceremony on the beach.

Dayse an A line wedding dress by Heidi Hudson

Traditional lace

Now for something a little more classic, and this stunning ivory dress has traditional elegance in spades. It's the perfect style for a sophisticated manor house or church setting.

Stephanie an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano
Wedding dress featured: Stephanie by Anna Sorrano

It features a sweetheart bodice with a high illusion neckline and full-length sleeves, decorated with sequin-embellished, embroidered appliqués. The appliqués also cascade down the full tulle skirt, while at the back there’s more lace surrounding a neat row of covered buttons.

Stephanie an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano

The cut of the sweetheart bodice and slightly scooped back lining is designed to flatter while offering coverage and support. Look closely and you’ll see there’s also a romantic heart motif hidden in the pretty leaves and florals of the illusion back.

Stephanie an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano

The understated tulle skirt is classically elegant and the plain hem allows for easy length alterations. Add some extra volume with one of our underskirts then finish off with a glittering belt to highlight your waistline.

Stephanie an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano

Traditional with a twist

Finally, we have beautiful Rosalee, which marries contemporary and classic elements perfectly. It features a classic sweetheart bodice covered with pleated tulle and delicate English garden-inspired lace. The lace also falls prettily down the skirt, leading the eye to the dramatic train and stunning contemporary rose lace hem.

Rosalee an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano
Wedding dress featured: Rosalee by Anna Sorrano

The simple silhouette and beautiful lace are all about letting your natural beauty shine through. Meanwhile, the stylish lace-up back quietly does its job, creating the perfect supportive fit.

Rosalee an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano

You can make this style feel more traditional or more contemporary depending on the accessories you choose. Our Bridal Experts can recommend different looks for you in-store. We love it with a Leonie belt, which will draw more attention to the balanced proportions an A-line creates. Then just add some oh-so-pretty Honey hairpins and a chic double-tier veil and you're done!

Rosalee an A line wedding dress by Anna Sorrano

Click here to check out all our A-line wedding dresses, then try on your favourites at your nearest WED2B store. Also, for more inspiration, check out our Instagram, Facebook or Twitter pages.