20 Best Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses Of All Time

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Wearing an off-the-shoulder dress adds a festive flair to any night out. But what about when you wear it as your wedding dress? It’s festive and fun, but off-the-shoulder wedding dresses are also a timeless style that is simultaneously sexy and modern.

It’s not what people see a bride wearing every day, which makes this look extra special, unique and fashionable, in a sexy and refined yet playful style. There are also tons of ways to wear the off-the-shoulder dress — sexy, conservative, dramatic, and more.

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1. Tadashi Shoji Off-the-Shoulder Illusion Lace Gown

Strike a magical balance between classic romance and boho-chic style in this crochet lace gown with a gossamer illusion off-shoulder V-neck bodice.

(Nordstrom, $828)

2. Lalagen Floral Lace Long Sleeve Mermaid Dress

This mermaid dress is adorned with delicate lace shell, eyelash lace details, and off-shoulder design. It has a snug fitting bodice that extends into a sheer, flared hemline.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

3. Long Cold Shoulder Pleated Chiffon Dress

This is a beautiful sweetheart, cold shoulder, chiffon long wedding formal dress that can work for a bride or her bridemaids.

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4. Lalagen Women's Plus-Size Lace Off Shoulder Dress 

This plus-size lace formal dress features off shoulder, 3/4 sleeve, floral lace, and long fit for beautiful bride.

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5. Noel and Jean by Katie May Alpha Off-the-Shoulder Dress

Sleek straps are elegantly shrugged off the shoulders on a sleek gown styled with a spine-tingling cutout at the back, for a look that shows off a bit of skin.

(Nordstrom, $895)

6. Karolina Off-the-Shoulder Lace Wedding Dress

A scalloped ruffle flutters over the bodice of a lacy A-line gown that's pulled off the shoulders for a romantic look.

(Nordstrom, $995)

7. Kimi & Kai Eloise Convertible Off-the-Shoulder Maternity Wedding Dress

Swathed in romantic lace flowers, this wedding dress looks perfect for a warm-weather ceremony.

(Nordstrom, $98)

8. Pronovias Xenine Lace Off-the-Shoulder Top

Sheer illusion gives the look of off-the-shoulder styling while adding a touch more support for a lovely lace top sweetened with cap sleeves.

(Nordstrom, $650)

9. Azazie Sakura

This Azazie Sakura is the perfect dress for a bride that wants to make a statement on her wedding day. The off-the-shoulder details with lace and tulle are delicate and interesting.

(Azazie, $349)

10. Azazie Lolita

The Lolita off-the-shoulder dress is gorgeous and classic with its lace detailing and chapel train. The sleeves are understated but pretty with subtle lace detailing that compliments the sweetheart neckline. 

(Azazie, $449)

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11. Azazie Marlin

The Marlin gown is giving serious Duchess vibes with its shining satin and cathedral train. This is perfect for a bride that wants to keep her look elegant and royal. 

(Azazie, $349)

12. Azazie Easton

The Easton's plunging neckline and corset make it a sexy choice for brides looking to turn heads on their wedding day. The off-the-shoulder sleeves compliment the lines of the dress nicely.

(Azazie, $249)

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13. Pronovias Imelda Lace Mermaid Gown

Play the part of bombshell bride in this stunningly intricate lace gown with sultry slipped-off straps, and a silhouette that hugs your curves before dramatically flaring below the hips into a dramatic train.

(Nordstrom, $3,100)

14. Willowby Nala Off-the-Shoulder Lace Wedding Dress

A shoulder-baring bodice brings modern romance to this vintage-inspired gown composed entirely from lace. It has a hidden back-zip closure and off-the-shoulder, sweetheart neck.

(Nordstrom, $1,595)

15. Maaike Off-the-Shoulder Wedding Dress by Ines di Santo

Princess seams perfectly shape this sophisticated off-the-shoulder gown to your figure, hugging curves before softly breaking at the knee.

(Nordstrom, $2,990)

16. Pronovias Elisea Off-the-Shoulder Organza Gown

Sultry, sheer illusion mesh dances with romantic, floral lace appliqué on this breathtaking gown fitted with a shoulder-baring sweetheart bodice and sweeping chapel train of luscious, layered organza.

(Nordstrom, $2,520)

17. Willowby Lennon Illusion Off-the-Shoulder Lace & Tulle Wedding Dress

Bands of delicate flowers bloom over the wispy tulle of a floor-sweeping A-line gown that appears to sit off the shoulders for an alluring modern look.

(Nordstrom, $1,400)

18. Harley Stripe Off-the-Shoulder Organza Gown by Hayley Paige

An elegant blending of classic romance and contemporary chic, this gown of satiny stripes features a completely mesmerizing full skirt with an unexpected thigh-high front slit for an unforgettable entrance. The strapless bodice features optional cold-shoulder short sleeves.

(Nordstrom, $3,350)

19. Visconti Long Sleeve Lace Gown by Watters

Sheer illusion creates the romantic look of off-the-shoulder styling for a gorgeous lace gown designed to closely follow the figure until the floor-sweeping hem.

(Nordstrom, $3,095)

20. Ophelia Off-the-Shoulder Faille Ballgown by Sareh Nouri

A trail of flowers blooms atop one strap of this pristine off-the-shoulder ballgown finished with dainty covered buttons down the back for a classically romantic finish.

(Nordstrom, $5,350)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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