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    36 Elegant Minimalist Wedding Dresses

    Gowns don't need bells and whistles to look pretty.

    1. J. Crew "Percy" Gown, $650

    All a girl needs is a pretty boatneck to make her day perfect.

    2. Lela Rose "Castle" Dress, price on request.

    Brb, dying.

    3. Kaufmanfranco One Shoulder Gown, $2,095

    This feels vaguely '70s-glam. (It's a good thing.)

    4. Asos Sheer Overlay Dress, $65.85

    For the austere bride.

    5. BHLDN "Dakota" Gown, $1,035

    Ugh, it's like that dress is molded PERFECTLY to her body. Me want.

    6. Ruche Tiered Dress, $48.99

    A slightly flirty option for a casual wedding.

    7. Victoria Beckham Mini Dress, $2,165

    How you so good, Posh Spice?

    8. Zac Posen Stretch Cotton Dress, $756

    City Hall, here I come.

    9. Jil Sander Silk Crepe Gown, $1,347.50

    That little band detail gives this gown just the slightest empire waist.

    10. Black Halo Drape Neck Dress, $435

    You could also take this one in a slightly bohemian direction if you added a flower crown.

    11. J. Crew Lucinda Ball Gown, $1,799.99

    Only the slightest bit of Cinderella.

    12. Miu Miu Pleated Silk Dress, $941.50

    Another great city hall option.

    13. Bottega Veneta Crepe Dress, $647.50

    A very modern look for a classy lady.

    14. Amsale "Preston" Dress, price on request


    15. Nicole Miller "Tara" Gown, $1,200


    16. Vera Wang V-Neck Dress, price on request

    Probably better for women with, erm, less on the top?

    17. Cynthia Steffe Crinkle Top Dress, $398

    This feels ever-so-slightly old fashioned. And I'm into it.

    18. Need Supply Co. Traveller Dress, $53.99{clickid}&utm_source=pepperjam

    I see the bride who wears this dress walking barefoot in a field of wildflowers.

    19. Ann Taylor One Shoulder Dress, $650

    Ann Taylor's version of the one shoulder is so perfectly straightforward.

    20. Moonlight One Shoulder Gown, price on request

    A more dramatic way to do a one shoulder dress.

    21. Whitney Deal "Celia" Dress, $1,200

    Those tiny pleats somehow make this style totally feminine.

    22. Moonlight Satin Sweetheart Gown, price on request

    SoooOOooooOo shiny.

    23. David's Bridal Satin Trumpet Gown, $449

    You surprise me in many ways, David's Bridal.

    24. Robbie & Nikki Illusion Corset Dress, $70.80

    Sexy without showing too much skin.

    25. The Row "Barnabe" Dress, $3,650

    For the high-fashion, concept bride.

    26. Vintage Spaghetti Strap Dress, $265

    This vintage gown champions the beauty of the spaghetti strap.

    27. Ruche Strapless Maxi Dress, $62.99

    Beach wedding, anyone?

    28. 1950s Inspired Wedding Dress, $250

    Stolen from Audrey Hepburn's closet.

    29. Heidi Elnora "Vivienne Beau" Dress, price on request

    This feels very grown-up. Like, this bride has her shit together.

    30. Laundry by Shelli Segal Racer Back Blouson Dress, $207

    I could see this at a very sleek city wedding.

    31. Zac Posen One Shoulder Gown, $1,990

    Damn, Zac Posen. You know how to cut a dress. Cut. That. Dress.

    32. BCBGeneration Maxi Dress, $98

    Beach wedding, part deux.

    33. Vince Camuto Sheer Overlay Dress, $119

    For the casual backyard ceremony.

    Ooooh. Love the touch of modern design on a classic cut.

    35. Black Halo Cascade Ruffle Gown, $575

    Oh my god, yesssss.

    36. Vionnet Short Sleeve Dress, $2,430

    I dooooooooooooooo!