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Beautiful ball gown wedding dresses
You shall go to the ball… in one of our beautiful ballgowns! For brides who want the full fairy tale as they walk down the aisle a ball gown silhouette is the only way to go. This style normally has...
You shall go to the ball… in one of our beautiful ballgowns! For brides who want the full fairy tale as they walk down the aisle a ball gown silhouette is the only way to go. This style normally has a fitted, structured bodice with a dramatic full skirt that flares out from the waist. For even more fabulous royal swish you can also add a layered, hooped underskirt - or even two!
Ball gown wedding dresses are a shape that works well for most figures but it look particularly great on pear shapes, as the skirt hides the lower body. This style emphasises a natural waist and if you have slim hips and a full bust it will also balance your top and bottom halves to create that perfect Cinderella look.
If that all sounds like your dream dress then you’re in luck! We have three new amazing ball gown wedding dresses, in store now. They’re all quite different in their look and feel but each one truly captures that beautiful ball gown magic. Hopefully you’ll find one that will make you feel like the belle of the ball….
Strike a pose
Meghan Markle set the trend for regal simplicity and this divine ball gown is ideal for a thoroughly modern princess. The elegant but understated sweetheart bodice ends in a neat, pleated waistband that accentuates the waist before flowing out into a magnificent skirt.
You can dress this deceptively simple gown up or down to suit your style. Here we’ve added a regal tiara and a full-length veil with subtle satin edging. And, don’t tell everyone, but this fabulous style also has pockets for that all important hankie!
Take a bow
At the back the pièce de résistance is that sumptuous satin bow, that trails down the luxurious skirt. Don’t forget to add an underskirt for more volume.
Change it up
We love how versatile this simple ball gown style is - it’s perfect for creating two looks in one. Wear with our chic lace Kensington jacket in the daytime, paired with a sparkling Zahara belt, then remove later for a sleek evening style.
A stunning silhouette
Finally, just imagine sweeping down the aisle in this skirt. It’s the clever circle-cut design that creates the magnificent train and adds that show-stopping wow factor.
Ready to dazzle?
Isadora is a spectacular addition to the Viva Bride Collection. A Platinum Edition gown, its super sparkly bodice and sumptuous ball gown skirt will make you feel glamorous, romantic and absolutely beautiful.
It’s all in the details
The dropped waist bodice in this design is very figure flattering. It’s a great way to elongate the body and show off a tiny waist. Another clever feature is the detachable embellished straps. These beautifully detailed straps can be worn during the day then removed to create a sexy, strapless evening look. Add our Celine bolero too for an uber glamorous new outfit!
A bejewelled bodice
The beading on the bodice is just stunning. Covered in sparkling jewels it really is the ultimate princess dress.
And the fun doesn’t end there. At the back there are even more crystals and gems, all pulled in beautifully by the luxe satin ribbon. Finish the look off with our regal Halcyon tiara and you shall go to the ball!
Add some bounce
The fun and flirty ball gown skirt is made from layers and layers of soft tulle that spill out into a luxurious train. Plus, did you know that if you layer this dress up with our 153 and 163 underskirts you can exaggerate that bouncy ball gown shape and also avoid having to make any length alterations? Perfect!
Old Hollywood glamour
And finally, lovely Leanne is the ideal combination of pared-down chic and delightful detailing. If Delancey is too simple but Isadora is too glitzy then Leanne is the one for you. It has that simple elegant shape but the beautiful floral lace adds extra interest and a vintage royal feel, à la Grace Kelly herself.
Subtle and chic
Look closely and you can see the quality of the exquisite floral lace that decorates the dress from head to toe.
The perfect fit
At the back there’s a low scooped neckline and luxurious lacing to ensure the bodice fits perfectly.
Find your style
If you’d like a little more coverage for the day, Leanne looks beautiful worn with a matching lace jacket. As there’s so much lace on the dress, here we’ve styled it with our Halle bolero, which features delicate lace edging and carefully placed appliqués rather than full coverage. The final touch is a sparkling belt to highlight your waist.
Add some volume
Lastly, you can create this full and fabulous princess train with one of our underskirts. Did you know you can even layer up two, for even more volume? Then you really are ready for your happy ever after!
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