Winter Wedding Dresses

Wedding apparel for a winter wedding is typically different from summer wedding apparel due to the changes in temperature. A winter wedding offers a unique opportunity to foster feelings of warmth and contentment among the guests through venue, décor, food and attire. It is possible to get the look you want on your wedding day, regardless of the season, with a few simple adjustments. Choose a winter wedding dress that can flatter your figure, skin tone, style of wedding and personality while keeping you warm on your winter day. Winter weddings also offer you a lot of options in terms of dress patterns and fabrics. So let us have a look at the best options in winter wedding dresses.


Sleeves are another warmer option for your gown. Most sleeves are made of lace and can cover a portion of your arms or extend all the way to your wrists, depending on your preference. Don a pair of full-length satin gloves if you want to keep your arms warm while wearing a strapless gown. Bridal gloves are available that leave your ring finger exposed, or allow for easy access to your finger for the ring ceremony.

Necklines and More

Patterns in wedding gowns with and without sleeves for this season are plenty. Go for full sleeves with fur at the cuffs and have the neckline as well graced with fur. Portrait neck, deep ‘V’ neck or sweetheart necks look awesome with full sleeve patterns. You can have a sweetheart neck in a strapless pattern as well. Portrait neck looks great in on/off shoulder patterns. Strapless patterns with cropped sheer jackets look extreme awesome. Sheer jackets with embellishments look beautiful. You can have those with fur at the hemline of the sleeves. Popular styles include those with lots of layers. Dresses with cascading layers and frills are a hit this season. Also, you will get to see a lot of mermaid gowns this season. Pleated patterns in long flowing gowns are a hit. Apart from those with evenly spaced pleats, dresses with gathered pleats on one side of the waist line are also popular. Organza belts and satin ribbons gracing waistline and also the empire waist gowns are hot favorites of the designers. Sweep train, chapel train and cathedral train wedding gowns are all a hit this winter. Organza, satin, applique satin, lace, chiffon, velvet, duchess satin, taffetas or velour are the many options from which you can decide your pick. Check out the best colors if you don’t want to have that traditional white dress. A mix of lace and satin, lace and chiffon has always been a hit in winter dresses.

Warm Cover-ups

When you browse through the winter wedding dresses, the most prominent elements that you will see are the stylish cover ups. Yes, with the strapless patterns or thin strapped patterns still ruling the wedding gowns, adding a warm cover up to the dress becomes essential. Cover ups also look great with full sleeved or short sleeved patterns. Fur stole just falling on your hands from the back looks pretty You can go for a fur shrug that is highly popular. Off shoulder fur shrugs tied at the front with a lace add a warm feminine touch to the gown. Fur trims around the neckline and sleeve cuffs are a hit as mentioned above and such a dress can be further graced with a fur cap. Satin shrugs or cropped jackets make the best cover ups. You can opt for a white fur collar as well. The Satin bolero jackets are in vogue with the cold winters and you can pair a matching piece with your wedding gown. Capes also make the best cover ups for these dresses. Well, donning those sheer gloves, satin gloves or lace gloves is also a great idea. These not only add to the style of wedding wear but also help you keep your hands warm. Even most of the dresses during winters are those with shrugs and jackets.

Wear Velvet

Velvet is a soft, warm fabric that breathes romance. Consider wearing a velvet wedding dress, velvet wrap or hooded cape. To bring home your romantic, winter theme, have tiny crystals scattered throughout the velvet to reflect the flickering, warm light of the candles.

The Examples of Winter Wedding Dresses

So if you are planning to have a winter wedding, get tips from the above paragraphs and have your dress designed in the best way. Choose one of the best winter wedding dresses, finish the look with right accessories, don a lovely hairstyle and wear soft winter makeup. All the best!