21 Best Outdoor Wedding Dresses

Outdoor weddings can be absolutely beautiful but you’ll need to find a dress that will suit the environment on your big day! You’ve seen it in the movies, read it in books, maybe even witnessed it in real life but now you’re having your own outdoor wedding. The wind in your hair, the perfect sunset, and natural sound will make your wedding one that’s not only photogenic but totally worth having outside.

Morilee “Bree” Wedding Dress (12104) | Novia Mia Photography

Best Wedding Dresses for 2023 Outdoor Weddings

As a bride planning an outdoor wedding, perhaps you’re nervous about which dress to wear. The terrain might be different, you’ll have to consider the weather, and depending where you have your wedding, even the style of the dress might have to change.

Fortunately, there are just as many options for your outdoor wedding dress as there are for indoor weddings. Here are our top 21 dresses for your upcoming outdoor wedding!

Selby Rae 28019 in Ivory Champagne with Added Sleeves | Jacqueline KayLeigh Photography

1) Rebecca Ingram Lorraine Wedding Dress 

Rebecca Ingram Lorraine is a flowy and whimsical wedding gown. The bodice of this wedding dress is detailed with beaded lace and sequin motifs and is held up by beaded spaghetti straps. The skirt of this dreamy slim A-line wedding dress is made of light-weight chiffon, perfect for a warm outdoor wedding. With a v-neckline, soft v-back and a natural waistline, this wedding dress is flattering on a variety of brides!

Rebecca Ingram Lorraine Wedding Dress

2) Selby Rae 28017 Wedding Dress

Number 28017 by Selby Rae is a gorgeous v-neck, a-line wedding dress. It has a stunning beaded lace bodice. Two thin bands accent the fitted waistline and lace details flow down the tulle skirt. For extra drama it has a cathedral length train. The fluffy tulle skirt is the perfect accent for an outdoor beach or farm wedding!

Selby Rae 28017 Wedding Dress

3) Wilderly Bride Marlowe Wedding Dress

The Marlowe is perfect for a boho-style outdoor wedding! The bold lace pattern adds texture and distinction over a simple and elegant shape. This wedding dress is extra comfortable to wear outdoors because it features stretch lining for easy movement. The large cut out keyhole on the back and the deep cut sides give this dress a chic look with a touch of boho charm. 

Wilderly Bride Marlowe Wedding Dress

4) Allure Bridal 9860 Wedding Dress

The Allure Bridal 9860 features an illusion bodice with exposed boning for a sexy look. The leafy floral lace applique adds a botanical element, perfect for a garden wedding. This dress also features a long train, a beautiful sweetheart neckline, and detachable off-the-shoulder sleeves.

Allure Bridal 9860 Wedding Dress 

5) Wilderly Bride Reese Wedding Dress

The gorgeous Reese by Wilderly Bride wedding gown features a feminine a-line silhouette that pairs a fitted bodice with a fully flared skirt for a slimming appearance that flatters from every angle. Thin spaghetti straps with fluttering shoulder ties, a plunging v-cut back, and a long chapel-style train give this dress a whimsical look to complement an outdoor wedding aesthetic.

Wilderly Bride Reese Wedding Dress 

6) Mori Lee Rasia Wedding Dress

The Blu by Mori Lee Rasia 5773 is detailed with beaded trim that continues into delicate beaded spaghetti straps. The deep v-neckline and fitted lace bodice are flattering in all the best ways. The stunning back of this dress features a low sheer back and sheer lace scalloped train. The thin straps, stretch liner, and lightweight feel of this dress make it perfect for a warm summer outdoor wedding.

Mori Lee Rasia Wedding Dress

7) Selby Rae 28016 Wedding Dress

Selby Rae 28016 is an organic looking lace and chiffon wedding dress. Its elegant boat neckline and beautiful long sleeves make it perfect for a chilly fall or winter wedding. The chiffon a-line skirt is lightweight and airy making it easy to move around at an outdoor wedding.

Selby Rae 28016 Wedding Dress

8) Mori Lee Erin Wedding Dress 

The stunning yet simple design, satin fabric, and diamond white color of this dress will truly stand out in front of any outdoor backdrop. The Mori Lee Erin wedding dress features a classic sweetheart neckline with ruched detailing, a timeless and bold a-line shape, and covered buttons that run the length of the train.

Mori Lee Erin Wedding Dress

9) Allure Romance 3450 Wedding Dress

Allure Romance 3450 is a glamorous sheath gown with an illusion bodice and crepe skirt. This dress features beaded spaghetti straps that meet to create the low v-back and a dramatic cutaway lace train featuring the same applique and beading as the bodice. The simple yet sexy fitted design of this dress will have you looking like a goddess at your outdoor wedding!

Allure Romance 3450 Wedding Dress 

10) Mori Lee Lizzie Wedding Dress

The stretchy and form-fitting crepe fabric of the Lizzie by Mori Lee will make it perfect to move comfortably at your outdoor wedding. The delicate beaded spaghetti straps, low keyhole back, and sheer side cutouts are not only sexy, but will keep you cool if your wedding is outside during the summer or spring. It also features a glamorous scalloped lace cathedral length train. 

Mori Lee Lizzie Wedding Dress 

11) Mori Lee Rosa Wedding Dress

The Rosa from the Blue by Mori Lee Collection features a deep v-neckline, dramatic side cutouts, a tulle skirt, and  a cathedral lace train. Two bands accentuate the waist complimenting the already flattering a-line silhouette. This dress will complement the whimsical and romantic aesthetic of an outdoor wedding.

Mori Lee Rosa Wedding Dress

12) Selby Rae 28019 Wedding Dress

The Selby Rae 28019 is a simple stunner with a beaded lace semi sheer bodice and tulle skirt. The v-neckline is accented with thin beaded spaghetti straps that also highlight the low v-back. Covered buttons over the zipper leading to a chapel length train add a romantic element to the back of this dress. The dreamy design of this dress will make it stand out beautifully in any outdoor environment.

Selby Rae 28019 Wedding Dress

13) Sottero & Midgley Verina Wedding Dress

The Sottero & Midgley Verina is a sparkly ball gown fit for a fairytale outdoor wedding. This glamorous and dramatic wedding dress features sequin lace appliques covering the bodice and sparkles all over the tulle skirt.

Sottero & Midgley Verina Wedding Dress

14) Mori Lee Dawn Wedding Dress

Dawn from the Blu by Mori Lee Collection is a chiffon wedding dress that’s casual and cool enough for an outdoor wedding without losing that classic bridal touch. The square neck bodice features unique embroidered lace appliqués and a matching square back. The romantic A-line chiffon skirt is complemented by a dainty cut-away lace detail on the train.

Mori Lee Dawn Wedding Dress

15) Rebecca Ingram Hattie Wedding Dress

With an ultra-flattering structured mermaid silhouette and a sweetheart neckline, the Hattie by Rebecca Ingram is the dress you need for your beach wedding. Beautiful matte lace appliques over sparkle tulle make this dress stand out in all the best ways.

Rebecca Ingram Hattie Wedding Dress

16) Rebecca Ingram Ardelle Wedding Dress

Rebecca Ingram’s Ardelle wedding dress features an illusion lace bodice that adds modern distinction to a classic dress style. This a-line silhouette gown has a sleeveless lace bodice, a high neckline, and an illusion back. The lace on this dress has a whimsical look that will be perfect for a romantic outdoor garden wedding.

Rebecca Ingram Ardelle Wedding Dress

17) Sottero & Midgley Bracken Wedding Dress

Sottero and Midgley Bracken has an intricate illusion beaded lace bodice with delicate beaded spaghetti straps, a plunging V-neckline, and a deep V-back with covered buttons. This dress is made of stretch crepe fabric that looks sophisticated but allows for plenty of movement for an outdoor wedding. The optional sleeves can help you adjust the look to match the aesthetic of your beach, garden, farm, forest, or other outdoor wedding setting.

Sottero & Midgley Bracken Wedding Dress

18) Selby Rae 28039 Wedding Dress

The Selby Rae 28039 wedding gown features a fit and flare silhouette, all over embroidered lace,  sweetheart neckline, and delicate spaghetti straps. For outdoor comfort in any weather, it also features a built in bra.

Selby Rae 28039 Wedding Dress

19) Maggie Sottero Giana Lynette Wedding Dress

Maggie Sottero Giana Lynette is a mermaid plus size wedding gown with a whimsical floral lace pattern. It has a scoop back, delicate spaghetti straps, and covered buttons that lead into a dramatic illusion train. Imagine wearing this dress surrounded by flowers and greenery at your romantic garden wedding!

Maggie Sottero Giana Lynette Wedding Dress 

20) Sottero & Midgley Valona Wedding Dress

The best thing about the Valona by Sottero & Midgley is the customization options. You can add cap sleeves or long lace sleeves to this dress, so you’ll be able to match any season’s weather at your outdoor wedding! This wedding gown also features stunning sequin lace motifs over shimmery sequin Chantilly lace, a stunning deep v-illusion neckline, and illusion lace tank straps. 

Sottero & Midgley Valona Wedding Dress

Find Your Perfect Outdoor Wedding Dress

As you search for the perfect wedding dress for your outdoor wedding, you’ll want to keep the details of your event in mind. Be sure to consider the weather in the season you’re getting married. If you’re having a destination wedding you may need to do a bit of research into the weather in that location at the time of year you’re getting married.

You’ll also want to consider the terrain at your outdoor wedding. Are you walking barefoot in the sand? WIll it be potentially muddy? Will your dress be dragging along a dirt path? If the terrain is going to be difficult, you may want to choose a dress without a train or one made of material that doesn’t usually snag.

We’re always here to help. We consider ourselves wedding dress experts here at the Wedding Shoppe. If you have any questions about finding the perfect dress for your outdoor wedding venue, ask us today!

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Heather
June 27, 2020 17:55

Love #5 and #15 for me!! So beautiful and modern

Emilie
May 20, 2020 15:45

Those are some gorgeous styles!!

Alisha Dan
April 20, 2020 16:28

Some of those dresses are so gorgeous!

Kelsey
April 20, 2020 16:29

Love all of the ideas! My reception will be outside (weather pending), so there are some great tips I will be using

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