Are you planning your big day, and unsure of what style dress to go for?
If you love vintage fashion, then you may be looking for something that reflects your style, and a dress that is absolutely timeless, classic, yet sophisticated. If this sounds like something you would like, then a vintage style lace wedding dress could be for you.
Why Buy A Vintage Style Lace Wedding Dress?
A vintage style lace dress would be just perfect for you. Lace wedding dresses never go out of style. They provide an air of glamor, classiness, and nostalgia. These dresses tend to be charming, romantic, flattering, and best of all- memorable.
Are Vintage Lace Wedding Dresses Still In Fashion?
A vintage style lace wedding dress is completely timeless, and elegant. With a touch of lace, or lace sleeves and detailing, it can really take a simple gown into something incredible.
A lace wedding dress is also considered a symbol of prestige and royalty. Queen Victoria herself had handmade lace as part of her wedding dress.
This fabric is considered a privilege and a luxurious item. Let’s take a look at some of the famous brides who have worn vintage style lace wedding dresses.
The Duchess Of Cambridge wore lace sleeves on her Alexander McQueen gown, Gwyneth Paltrow wore a gown covered in lace appliques, Kim Kardashian wore a custom made white lace gown with long sleeves.
In the Golden Age of Hollywood, lace detailing was far more popular. Grace Kelly walked down the aisle in a stunning gown made of silk tulle and 300 meters of lace.
Even today, brides choose lace wedding gowns, but most of these designs have a nostalgic, vintage feel to them, that go perfectly with a period themed or 1920s or 50s themed wedding.
A lace dress brings a delicate touch of class to any wedding.
14 Perfect Vintage Lace Wedding Dresses You’ll Love
Long Sleeve Lace A Line Gown
If you want a classic bridal look, then this long sleeve lace gown from Justin Alexander will be perfect for you. The design is timeless, with a flattering A-line skirt, and a plunging v-neck. This dress is great for a romantic ceremony, and could be worn for an indoor or outdoor wedding.
The fabric is light, with an airy skirt that is not too heavy to move around in. THe shape of the dress is truly flattering for every body shape. Embellished with sequined lace appliques throughout the skirt, with a romantic hem, and chapel length train, this dress will truly be a sight to see.
Vintage Inspired Dress With Scalloped Train
If you love the idea of an art deco inspired wedding, then you are in luck. This vintage style, 1920s inspired wedding dress captures the eye with a timeless design. With ornate features and details, and an exquisite silhouette, this dress is very extravagant.
Scoop Neck Wedding Gown Embroidered Lace
If you love the notion of a Hollywood romance for the ages, and want to feel extra special on your big day, then you will adore this scoop neck gown. This wedding gown has a very vintage feel, that is simply dripping in beautiful details such as crystals, beads, sequins, rhinestones and more.
With a deep illusion back, the details really make this gown shine, but it will make you glow more. With tulle fabric, and embroidered lace appliques, this dress has layer upon layer of sparkling skirts that will simply make you shimmer as you walk down the aisle.
Tea Length Dress With Sweetheart Neckline
Looking for something very unique, vintage style and lace? We’ve got you covered with this oh so preppy tea length high-low dress with a modified sweetheart neckline.
This dress replicates 1950s glamor, that makes you feel like you’re headed to prom night back in the fifties. A great choice for a low-key wedding dress, or if you don’t like big poofy dresses. It’s absolutely timeless.
With this dress, you can truly make a statement and become a vintage loving bride. Complete with a sheet bodice, some exposed boning, and delicately designed sequined lace appliques, that flow all the way down this skirt.
Shown in a pretty nude/ivory combination, this dress looks beautiful with a silk bow, or would even look great with a jeweled belt.
All Over Floral Lace A Line Gown
Love lace? This dress is for you. It is positively enriched with lace detailing, flowing from the bodice all the way to the train.
This princess style gown offers a flattering A-line silhouette, with pretty daisy patterns along the gown for a subtle, yet cute and flirty style. This dress has a drop waist, with a beaded band that can help outline your silhouette, shape, and natural curves.
It also has a feminine V neckline, with eye-catching flutter sleeves that really accentuate the dress. The skirt is light, yet flowing, with a sweeping train. This dress is made for twirling and really offers an Audrey Hepburn look.
Dreamy A Line Gown With Lace & Balloon Sleeves
This dress will make you feel like you’re truly marrying the gentleman of your dreams. This beautiful A-line gown is adorned with lace, and has detachable illusion balloon sleeves. You’ll feel like the belle of the ball, in this princess style gown.
With an A-line design, this dress will really enhance your shape. The netted fabric flows outwards from the waist, but the whole dress and bodice is covered in lace appliques for that vintage feel.
This dress is wispy, ethereal, and just breathtaking. The floral lace, glittering tulle and romantic style is perfect for a vintage themed wedding, or a chapel ceremony.
If vintage for you is the high necked, slim silhouette, patterned dresses of the 1970s, then the Leah Gown from Love Spell is for you.
This dress is close fitting, and made of all lace for a very vintage and striking appearance. The high neckline, sheer body, long sleeves, and cut out back is very seductive, while also giving that classic, timeless bridal look.
Cap Sleeve Lace Ball Gown
If you are a modern bride, but you want to have a touch of vintage class, then go for a dress like this lace, cap sleeve ball gown. With a flattering A-line shape, sweetheart neckline, and attractive cap sleeves, this wedding dress really offers something special.
The blush pink skirts covered in white lace appliques provide a very romantic, nostalgic feel that makes you look like a Golden Age of Hollywood starlet.
Florals Lace Over Sheer Illusion Tulle Gown
For something more whimsical, but still vintage inspired, try this Kleinfeld floral lace over sheer tulle gown. This gown is for a fairy-vibe, if you want to look like an ethereal goddess.
With an A-line silhouette, layers of lace detailing, leaf details and illusion tulle, this dress screams vintage luxury. With a circle keyhole back, long train, and classic cap sleeves, this dress is the perfect choice.
Art Deco Inspired Wedding Gown
For the bride who loves art deco style, whose favorite book is the Great Gatsby, you’ll need to take a look at this stunning figure hugging gown.
With a roaring 20s style that emulated vintage luxury, but is still oh so elegant, it’s a dress that must be seen. It features intricate lace detailing, in a sheer, sheath style gown with a long train featuring scalloped edging.
1920s Inspired Lace Gown
This is by far our favorite gown on this list. If you’re looking for inspiration for a vintage style lace wedding dress, then this gown is sure to catch your eye. It’s dramatic, glamorous, and covered in beaded embellishments.
This gown looks like it’s straight out of a silent movie. There are so many details along this dress, not only on the front but going around the back too.
The beaded details on the back are so subtle, stylish and sophisticated. This one is covered with classic floral lace and glittering sparkles, perfect for a 1920s style wedding.
Vintage 1950s Lace Wedding Dress
If you want an actual vintage wedding dress, take a look at this incredible 1950s cream lace and tulle wedding dress (check out ‘22 Perfect Vintage Wedding Dresses You’ll Love‘).
The sleeves, skirt and bodice are lace covered, with a round neckline, sweetheart waist and long lace panels going down the skirt. The sleeves end in a point towards the fingers, which is one of our favorite details in vintage gowns.
Vintage 1970s Lace Bridal Gown
For a simple, bohemian bride, you can try finding a vintage 1970s lace gown (see also ‘6 Perfect Bohemian Vintage Wedding Dresses You’ll Love‘). This ivory one for example is a classic maxi dress with sheer lining, and intricate lace work all over it. With stunning details and large bell sleeves that are so iconic of the era, this dress is a vintage gem.
Vintage 1950s Priscilla Of Boston Lace Wedding Dress
Another actually vintage dress that can inspire you from the 1950s is this stunning Priscilla Of Boston lace wedding dress.
Made of ivory lace, with an antebellum waist, and beautifully intricate floral details, this dress has daisy appliques and is made of the highest quality lace.
This is a dress that girls of the 1950s would have dreamed of wearing, with a princess cut design and flowing full skirt.
When it comes to brides who want a classic, vintage, nostalgic kind of wedding, a lace wedding dress is the perfect choice.
Whether you choose an actual vintage gown from the 1920s, 50s, or 70s, or simply pick a gown that is vintage inspired with stunning lace details, you will look absolutely stunning on your special day in a lace gown.
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