30+ Gowns with Show-Stopping Backs

Whether it’s during your vows or your first dance as husband and wife, you’ll spend many precious moments with your back turned to your guests. Wow them from every angle with one of these dazzling statement backs!

By: Mary Gillen
  • Alvina Valenta
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    Alvina Valenta

    This ultra-modern sheath by Alvina Valenta (Style 9367) features one of the most unique backs we've seen this season.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Alvina Valenta gown gallery!

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  • Jasmine Collection
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    Jasmine Collection

    The train on this Jasmine Collection ballgown (Style F151063) is positively swoon-worthy.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Jasmine Collection gown gallery!

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  • Sposa by St. Pucchi
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    Sposa by St. Pucchi

    Enchanting vines make this whimsical Sposa by St. Pucchi (Style Z359) ballgown come to life.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Sposa by St. Pucchi gown gallery!

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  • Claire Pettibone
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    Claire Pettibone

    Pastel blooms and feminine lace make for an oh-so-romantic combination. Dress by Claire Pettibone (Style Charlotte).

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  • Isaac Mizrahi
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    Isaac Mizrahi

    This scalloped lace detailing is fit for a princess bride. Gown by Isaac Mizrahi (Style 50027).

    Check out more gorgeous in our Issac Mizrahi gown gallery!

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  • Rivini
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    Rivini

    A soft and pretty keyhole sheath from Rivini (Style Crystal).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Rivini gown gallery!

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  • Badgley Mischka
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    Badgley Mischka

    The dazzling illusion back of this Badgley Mischka dress (Style Julia) captures the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Badgley Mischka gown gallery!

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  • Hayley Paige
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    Hayley Paige

    Turn up the glam factor with a cross-cross back of dazzling jewels. Drop-waist gown by Hayley Paige (Style 6362).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Hayley Paige gown gallery!

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  • Pronovias
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    Pronovias

    The intricate bejeweled pattern on this Pronovias gown (Style 301) is the fashion equivalent of a fireworks display!

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Pronovias gown gallery!

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  • Anne Barge
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    Anne Barge

    Exude style and grace in this Anne Barge dress (Style Victoire) embroidered with Chantilly lace.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Anne Barge gown gallery!

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  • Enzoani
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    Enzoani

    This reverse cowl-neck gown by Enzoani (Style Harmony) has a retro-glam feel.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Enzoani gown gallery!

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  • Pnina Tornai
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    Pnina Tornai

    Walk the line in this showstopping Pnina Tornai gown.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Pnina Tornai gown gallery!

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  • Angel Sanchez
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    Angel Sanchez

    Throwing a destination wedding? This ruffled Angel Sanchez dress (Style N10006) is an ethereal choice.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Angel Sanchez gown gallery!

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  • Elizabeth Fillmore
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    Elizabeth Fillmore

    This Elizabeth Filmore (Style Athena) gown is goddess-worthy — check out those pretty floral appliqués.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Elizabeth Filmore gown gallery!

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  • Lee Ann Belter
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    Lee Ann Belter

    The draped beadwork on this Lee Ann Belter gown (Style Charlize) is just as dazzling as any diamond necklace.

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  • Lazaro
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    Lazaro

    Make a dramatic exit in this floral beauty by Lazaro (Style 3366). 

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Lazaro gown gallery!

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  • Ellis Bridals
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    Ellis Bridals

    Endless buttons accentuate the beauty of a long train. Gown by Ellis Bridals (Style 11358).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Ellis Bridals gown gallery!

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  • Nicole Miller
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    Nicole Miller

    Thinking of having a wardrobe change at your wedding? Dance the night away in this curve-hugging lace Nicole Miller party dress (Style CI0124).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Nicole Miller gown gallery!

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  • Katerina Bocci
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    Katerina Bocci

    Marie Antoinette has nothing on you in this dramatic corseted ball gown from Katerina Bocci (Style Yara).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Katerina Bocci gown gallery!

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  • Wtoo
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    Wtoo

    This chic silk gown from Wtoo (Style 11219) features just the right amount of bling.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Wtoo gown gallery!

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