40 Winter Wedding Gowns You'll Love

Getting married in the off-season? These beautiful wedding dresses prove that you don't have to sacrifice style for warmth or vice versa! Embrace the cooler temps with anything-but-frumpy sleeves and heavier fabrics; bejeweled details and ruffles are especially apropos for this magical time of year.

 

Top off your bridal ensemble with one of these chic cover-ups.

 

By: 
Stefania Sainato

  • Monique Lhuillier

    Monique Lhuillier

    Grace Kelly who? Your guests will be mesmerized by this Monique Lhuillier gown featuring sheer sleeves and a crystal embellished belt (Look 21).  

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Monique Lhuillier gown gallery!

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  • Sareh Nouri

    Sareh Nouri

    Gloriously poufy with a touch of sparkle yet refined and figure-flattering, this dress meets practically every criteria we can think of for a winter affair. Gown by Sareh Nouri (Style "Ziba").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

    Photo Credit: Laura Gordon Photography

  • Sareh Nouri

    Sareh Nouri

    And here's a closer look at that back. Gown by Sareh Nouri (Style "Ziba").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

    Photo Credit: Laura Gordon Photography

  • Maggie Sottero

    Maggie Sottero

    Capture the sophistication of a bygone era with cascading sleeves. Bonus: They're less constricting than other styles, so you can dance the night away with ease. Gown by Maggie Sottero (Style "Alvarez").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Maggie Sottero gown gallery!

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  • St. Patrick

    St. Patrick

    Delicate and refined, this flowy sheath is a showstopper for your walk down the aisle. Gown by St. Patrick (Style "Hadasse").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our St. Patrick gown gallery!

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  • Pronovias

    Pronovias

    Winterize a classic Grecian dress by adding heavily embellished illusion sleeves. Gown by Pronovias (Style "Yajaida").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Pronovias gown gallery!

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  • Pronovias

    Pronovias

    From a distance, it looks as if this bride is dripping in jewels! Gown by Pronovias (Style "Yajaida").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Pronovias gown gallery!

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  • Reem Acra

    Reem Acra

    Branch out of your comfort zone with this breathtaking look from Reem Acra (Look 21).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Reem Acra gown gallery!

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  • Galina Signature at David

    Galina Signature at David's Bridal

    If glamour is your middle name, opt for this Galina Signature at David's Bridal sheath with three quarter-length sleeves and a godet skirt that has just the right amount of flare (Style SWG624).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Galina Signature at David's Bridal gown gallery.

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  • Ellis Bridals

    Ellis Bridals

    Sweet and feminine, this Ellis Bridals gown is versatile enough for almost any wedding theme and venue (Style 19033). 

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Heidi Elnora

    Heidi Elnora

    Brides with a classic sense of style should try Heidi Elnora's "Clara Louise" dress on for size. How charming is that cap sleeve bodice?

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Heidi Elnora

    Heidi Elnora

    Covered buttons run down the length of this Heidi Elnora dress to the natural waist (Style "Clara Louise").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Pnina Tornai

    Pnina Tornai

    A high neckline is made all the more alluring with beaded lace sleeves and a dropped waist. Ball gown by Pnina Tornai (Style 15796).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our wedding gown gallery!

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  • Karen Willis Holmes

    Karen Willis Holmes

    Throwing a modern reception in a loft or restaurant? This Karen Willis Holmes gown features fashion-forward illusion lace panels (Style "Emmy").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Hayley Paige

    Hayley Paige

    Ruched detailing gets a cold weather upgrade with alabaster- and crystal-encrusted straps. Dress by Hayley Paige (Style 6411).

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

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  • Mia Solano

    Mia Solano

    If strapless dresses are not your friend but you can't bear the thought of sleeves either, strike the perfect compromise with a halter neckline. This A-line Mia Solano gown (Style Angelique) is angelic yet sultry.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Mia Solano gown gallery!

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  • Saison Blanche Boutique

    Saison Blanche Boutique

    If you've been blessed with curves, a body-hugging mermaid is the ideal silhouette to show them off. Gown by Saison Blanche Boutique (Style 3166).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Saison Blanche Boutique gown gallery!

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  • Romona Keveza

    Romona Keveza

    The scalloped details on this Romona Keveza Collection gown (Style RK532) make it stand out a head and shoulders above the rest.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Romona Keveza Collection gown gallery!

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  • Amsale

    Amsale

    Even in the dead of winter, you'll shine bright like a diamond in this Amsale gown (Style "Sloane").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Amsale gown gallery!

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  • Beautiful by Enzoani

    Beautiful by Enzoani

    This bateau neckline has a fun and youthful feel thanks to its floral sash and fit-to-flare silhouette. Dress by Beautiful by Enzoani (Style BT14-13).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Beautiful by Enzoani gown gallery!

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  • Reem Acra

    Reem Acra

    Ethereal beauty is all yours in this Reem Acra dress (Look 12). Delicate cap sleeves and exquisite embroidery are an irresistible combo for wintertime nuptials.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Reem Acra gown gallery!

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  • Temperley London

    Temperley London

    Getting married at a rustic venue with a cozy ambiance? Go for an effortless off-the-shoulder style like "Sienna" by Temperley London.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Temperley London gown gallery!

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  • Mia Solano

    Mia Solano

    It might be freezing outside but indoors is another matter altogether if you're wearing this white-hot Mia Solano gown (Style M1300L).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Mia Solano gown gallery!

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  • Eddy K

    Eddy K

    Corded beaded lace and soft tulle form the perfect union in this Eddy K design (Style EK969).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Eddy K

    Eddy K

    The floral motif on the back of this Eddy K gown is an unexpected and pretty touch (Style EK969).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Sottero & Midgley

    Sottero & Midgley

    The metallic sheen on this embroidered Sottero & Midgley sheath (Style "Lenora") is so festive! 

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Sottero & Midgley gown gallery!

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  • Sottero & Midgley

    Sottero & Midgley

    This ornate back is worth doing a double-take. Gown by Sottero & Midgley (Style "Lenora"). 

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Sottero & Midgley gown gallery!

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  • Anne Barge

    Anne Barge

    The contrast between soft and airy fabrics with decadent embellishments makes this Anne Barge gown a must-have for wintertime brides (Style "Harlow"). Plus, we love how the beading is reminiscent of shooting stars!

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our gown gallery!

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  • Martina Liana

    Martina Liana

    Your groom won't be able to take his eyes off you in this stunning portrait neckline featuring Art Deco Diamante detailing. Dress by Martina Liana (Style 519).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Martina Liana gown gallery!

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  • Martina Liana

    Martina Liana

    The back view of this Martina Liana dress (Style 519) is the equivalent of a fireworks display during your first dance — simply spectacular.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Martina Liana gown gallery!

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  • Stella York

    Stella York

    An ultra-formal fête calls for a cathedral train. Kick things up a notch with this Stella York gown featuring sexy straps and a plunging back (Style 5916).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Stella York gown gallery!

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  • Mary

    Mary's Bridal

    Once upon a winter, there was this fairy tale-worthy gown by Mary's Bridal (Style F13-3Y271). Sparkling tulle, detachable straps and a lace-up back elevate you to Cinderella status.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Mary's Bridal gown gallery!

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  • Moonlight Couture

    Moonlight Couture

    This matching tulle capelet gives off the illusion of fluttery sleeves. Swarovski crystal and organza gown by Moonlight Couture (Style H1250).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Moonlight Couture gown gallery!

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  • Mori Lee

    Mori Lee

    Add flourish to a frosty affair with lace pattern appliqués. We're swooning over the beaded aleçon lace on this Mori Lee style (2621).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Mori Lee gown gallery!

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  • Alvina Valenta

    Alvina Valenta

    Simple yet resplendent, this trumpet gown would fit right in against a frosty winterscape. Dress by Alvina Valenta (Style AV9403).

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

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  • Alvina Valenta

    Alvina Valenta

    This keyhole back is one of our favorites of the season. Gown by Alvina Valenta (Style AV9403).

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

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  • White by Vera Wang

    White by Vera Wang

    You'll be crowned a Snow Queen in this fit-and-flare White by Vera Wang gown (Style VW351172). It doesn't get more grand than this skirt, which was made using sequin organza and tulle flanges.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our White by Vera Wang gown gallery!

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  • Claire Pettibone

    Claire Pettibone

    Lined in pearl silk with an iridescent, embroidered skirt, "Iris" by Claire Pettibone appeals to the boho-bride in all of us.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Claire Pettibone gown gallery!

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  • Claire Pettibone

    Claire Pettibone

    Proof that even a sheer tulle back can be winter-appropriate — we love this one's subtle sheen. Claire Pettibone (Style "Iris").

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Claire Pettibone gown gallery!

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  • Essense of Australia

    Essense of Australia

    A wide band of Diamante beading on both the neckline and the hips ensures you're photo-ready from every angle. Gown by Essense of Australia (Style D1571).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Essense of Australia gown gallery!

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  • Badgley Mischka Bride

    Badgley Mischka Bride

    Thanks to its incredibly unique bodice, the "Katherine" dress by Badgley Mischka Bride will make you feel like a Hollywood starlet.

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

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  • Karelina Sposa

    Karelina Sposa

    Highlight a small waist with this stunner from Karelina Sposa (Style C7871). Switch it up from the ceremony to the reception with detachable straps, which are included with this gown.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Karelina Sposa gown gallery!

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  • Lovelle by Lazaro

    Lovelle by Lazaro

    All that glitters is gold with this Lovelle by Lazaro gown (Style LL404).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Lovelle by Lazaro gown gallery!

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  • Theia

    Theia

    Theia's "Eloise" style looks as if it belongs in a winter wonderland — we love the juxtaposition between the dramatic skirt and simple bodice.

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Theia gown gallery!

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  • White by Vera Wang

    White by Vera Wang

    Sheer beauty! The banded effect on this A-line skirt was created using horsehair trim. Dress by White by Vera Wang (Style VW351195)

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our White by Vera Wang gown gallery!

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  • Ella Rosa

    Ella Rosa

    If you're getting hitched around the holidays, take a more-is-merrier approach to beadwork (unlike the summer, it won't weigh you down). Gown by Ella Rosa (Style BE223).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Ella Rosa gown gallery!

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  • Oleg Cassini at David

    Oleg Cassini at David's Bridal

    Can't decide between beadwork or ruffles? Go for full-on glitz and glamour with both! Gown by Oleg Cassini at David's Bridal (Style CWG546).

    Check out more gorgeous dresses in our Oleg Cassini at David's Bridal gown gallery!

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