Are you a Contemporary Bride? We've made your Modern Wedding Dress Shortlist.

Some contemporary brides prefer to go to the modern wedding dress route, with gowns that celebrate clean lines, simple designs and silhouettes that effortlessly flatter. If you're that bride, we've saved you time a created your modern wedding dress shortlist!

Big, poufy princess dresses are a main stay, of course. But if even Meghan Markle didn't fancy a princess dress for her bona fide royal wedding, it shows that times, they are a-changing. More and more women are now choosing to go the fashion-forward modern wedding dress route, with options that borrow from the catwalks rather than the history books. If you're a contemporary bride, looking to catch eyes on the aisle for something other than the volume of your giant skirt, then this modern wedding dress shortlist is for you.

Your Modern Wedding Dress Shortlist

Marquette by Sottero & Midgley

Turn the red-carpet drama up to eleven in this sexy mermaid wedding dress from Sottero & Midgley, featuring a statement back embellished in jewel-inspired motifs. (You'll look like a total A-lister in satin.)

Ashleigh by Richard Designs

The most gorgeous, intricate lace bodice leads to a soft, silk white chiffon skirt that floats as you walk on this Richard Designs wedding dress. The soft, comfortable bodice of the dress has a pretty keyhole back and plunging illusion neckline.

Margot by Ellis Bridals

Chic and contemporary, this is modern glamour in a gown from Ellis Bridals. The stunning beading shapes both the neckline and waist, inviting a look at the breathtaking cut-out illusion back.

Flowing crepe forms the classic, flattering sheath silhouette on this stunning modern wedding dress.

BE499 by Ella Rosa

Fitted luxe satin adorns the bateaux neckline and open back on this stunning Ella Rosa gown. The waist is accented with a beaded belt, while covered buttons descend from the waist to the full length of the train.

Aston by Sottero & Midgley

Full disclosure, the crystal-embellished cuffs on this crepe fit-and-flare modern wedding dress from Sottero & Midgley can be quite distracting. Best get them in all your bridal portraits!

R1152 by White Rose Bridal

A simply stunning Mikado, modern wedding dress from White Rose Bridal that has a very regal feel! The traditional feel is finished with chic touches like handy pockets and diamanté belt and buttons.

Have you been suitably inspired? Your modern wedding dress shortlist is now ready to be tried on? Book your Brides & Bustles appointment today and find your dream gown! We will be open from the 15th of June with special precautions in place to keep you safe (click here to find out). There are lots of people on our waiting list so get in quick!

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