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Whether you’re a future bride with conservative tastes or your wedding venue calls for traditional attire, modest wedding dresses are a nifty choice for brides looking for cover on their wedding day. Since no two brides are alike, conservative wedding dresses are modest to varying degrees to suit all bridal styles. For brides looking for full-length dresses, styles with high necklines, long sleeves and floor-length silhouettes are traditional and timeless. If your aesthetic is modest and minimal, opt for simple dresses with clean lines and flowing silhouettes. And when it comes to modest wedding dresses that are true to shape and meaningful, you can’t go wrong with dramatic cape gowns and dresses with eye-catching embellishments

Whether your aesthetic is traditional, modern, or bohemian, we’ve rounded up 24 modest wedding dresses for every type of bride.

Shopping FAQs

Looking for a conservative wedding dress? We’ve answered three common questions brides have when shopping modest wedding dresses.

  • What is a modest wedding dress? Everyone has their own definition of modesty, but typically, modest wedding dresses feature high necklines, covered shoulders, and floor-length silhouettes.
  • How can I make my wedding dress more modest for the ceremony? Scarves, jackets, faux fur stoles, and boleros are stylish ways to cover up the ceremony.
  • Are there modest wedding dresses in different styles? Yes! Modest wedding dresses come in a variety of styles to suit every bridal aesthetic, from traditional and classic to modern and bohemian.


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