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Beach Wedding Dress Ideas

Embark on your journey to saying "I do" with the sand between your toes and the ocean breeze in your hair. If you're looking for beach wedding dress ideas, you've arrived at the perfect destination.

In this article, we'll guide you through the vast seas of wedding fashion, exploring various styles, fabrics, and accessories.

As experts in beachwear and fashion, we here at Simply Beach are committed to leaving no shell unturned in your quest for the perfect beach wedding dress. So, let's dive in together and discover the dress that will make your seaside celebration truly unforgettable.

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Choosing a Wedding Dress for the Beach

Selecting the perfect wedding dress for your beach ceremony should be an exciting and memorable experience. Although traditional wedding dresses may not always be suitable for the beach environment, our collection of dresses will ensure that you find your dream dress.

So, if you're searching for the best beach dresses to make your seaside celebration truly magical, look no further.

Let's explore a variety of stunning options, including midi wedding dresses, maxi wedding dresses, and more, specifically curated for beach weddings.

Midi Wedding Dresses

Midi dresses are an ideal option for beach weddings, effortlessly blending elegance with practicality. Their length strikes the perfect balance, offering sophistication while ensuring comfort and ease of movement on the sandy shores.

At Simply Beach, we've curated a stunning collection of midi beach dresses designed to enhance your special day with style and comfort. 

We're proud to introduce The White Collection Midi Dress in Natural White from Maryan Mehlhorn. This piece exudes class with its simple, sleeveless style and pale gold embroidery design. Crafted from lightweight fabric, it offers breathability and ease, perfect for a beach celebration.

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For those seeking a crisp, clean look, the Midi Beach Dress in Optic White from Watercult is a must-have. It boasts a V-neckline and button-down detailing to the waist, striking the perfect balance between chic and comfortable for beach festivities.

And for a minimalist approach, the Minimal Midi Dress in White from Greek Archaic Kori is the epitome of understated elegance. With its dropped waist that flows into a tiered skirt and an optional tie belt, it's the perfect choice for the modern beach bride.

Maxi Wedding Dresses

Maxi wedding dresses offer a captivating allure, making them an excellent choice for beach weddings where making a statement is key.

We proudly present our exquisite collection of maxi dresses, each designed to elevate your wedding day look to new heights.

Firstly, the Emiliana Maxi Dress in White from Pia Rossini embodies a playful elegance with its appliqué flower bodice, inner lining and narrow adjustable straps. Crafted from lightweight fabric, it ensures comfort under the sun while exuding understated sophistication.

For those desiring a touch of delicate femininity, the stunning Zahara Maxi Dress in White from Pia Rossini as well is the epitome of romance. Its elasticated smocked bodice and full embroidered, broderie-anglaise style skirt creates a captivating look, perfect for a dreamy beach ceremony.

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Beach Wedding Dresses

Our collection of white beach dresses features a range of styles that are perfect for a beach wedding. From minimalist designs to bohemian-inspired gowns, we have something for everyone. Let's dive deeper into more of our favourite gowns.

Simple Summer Wedding Dress Ideas

Simplicity meets elegance with our top pick when it comes to simple summer wedding dresses. Our curated selection includes captivating designs that exude simplicity, such as the Broderie Maxi Dress from Seafolly.

The Broderie Maxi Dress embodies the essence of simplicity with its clean lines and minimalist design. Sporting a gathered bandeau style with narrow spaghetti straps and a tie at the back to adjust the fit. It is also lined and has in-seam pockets, ensuring that you'll be ready for your big day!

On the other hand, the Rachel Shirt Dress from Iconique offers a chic and understated look. Made from high-quality fabric, this dress features a classic shirt-style design with a button-down front and a flattering tie waist. Its versatile and timeless silhouette makes it perfect for beach weddings, providing comfort and style in equal measure.

Casual Wedding Dress Ideas For Summer Brides

For the laid-back bride, a casual wedding dress is your best friend. Whether you prefer a bohemian touch or a flowy silhouette we have just the dress for you.

And one such standout option is the Clotilde Strappy Maxi Dress by Iconique. Made from high-quality cotton, this dress combines simplicity with style effortlessly.

Its embroidered square-neck bodice adds a touch of elegance, while the lace shoulder straps provide a romantic flair.

The voluminous panelled skirt not only creates a graceful silhouette but also ensures comfort and ease of movement, making it perfect for a relaxed beach wedding.

On the other hand, we have the Pima Abaya Dress from Pitusa, another standout option for a relaxed beach wedding.

Its signature Inca trim adds a subtle touch of detail, elevating the overall look. The loose-fitting silhouette ensures comfort, while the maxi length adds a touch of sophistication.

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Short Summer Wedding Dress Ideas

Short wedding dresses offer a delightful and playful choice for beach weddings, perfectly complementing the relaxed atmosphere of a seaside celebration. These dresses are ideal for the carefree, spirited bride who wants to make a memorable entrance.

Among our selection, the Giorgia 3/4 Sleeve Dress from Iconique stands out as a captivating option for the beach-loving bride.

Crafted from exquisite broderie anglaise cool cotton fabric, this dress exudes romance and sophistication. The traditional collar and button-through front add classic charm, while the A-line sleeves provide a touch of elegance, making it an ideal choice for a summer beach wedding.

With its timeless style and comfortable fit, this dress promises to make you feel confident and radiant as you exchange vows by the shore.

On the other hand, the Crinkle Tunic Beach Dress from Lauren Ralph Lauren emerges as a standout choice for beach-loving brides.

Designed with the beach in mind, this dress features lightweight crinkle fabric that effortlessly flows with the ocean breeze. Its relaxed tunic silhouette captures the essence of beachside relaxation, allowing you to move freely and comfortably throughout your special day.

How to Pick The Right Wedding Dress Fabric

Choosing the perfect fabric for your beach wedding dress is essential to ensure comfort and style on your big day. Based on our observations, you should prioritise lightweight and breathable materials that will withstand the warm weather and ocean breeze.

Chiffon, with its airy and delicate texture, is an excellent choice that drapes beautifully and offers a romantic touch to your bridal look.

Additionally, consider organza, known for its crisp and sheer appearance, which adds an ethereal quality to your gown while allowing for ease of movement as you stroll along the beach.

For those desiring a touch of intricate detail, lace emerges as a timeless option, offering both sophistication and breathability. Its intricate patterns add texture and visual interest to your dress, creating a stunning focal point without compromising on comfort.

With these fabric choices – chiffon, organza, and lace – you can feel confident that your beach wedding dress will keep you feeling comfortable as you say "I do" against the backdrop of the ocean.

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What Accessories to Pair with Your Beach Wedding Dress?

When it comes to accessorising your beach wedding dress, simplicity and elegance are key to achieving a stunning look that complements the natural beauty of the seaside backdrop.

For a refined touch, consider delicate jewellery pieces that add a touch of sparkle without stealing the spotlight from your dress. Opt for a dainty necklace that elegantly drapes around your neckline or a pair of pearl earrings that exude timeless sophistication.

Additionally, don't overlook the power of a beautifully crafted bouquet of flowers to complete your look. Choose blooms that harmonise with the colour scheme and style of your dress, adding a pop of colour and fragrance to your ensemble.


Finding the perfect beach wedding dress is essential for your special day, and at Simply Beach, we're here to make your dreams come true.

Whether you envision a romantic sunset ceremony or a laid-back beach bash, our diverse collection offers something for every bride.

Browse our collection today and discover the dress that will make you feel like the radiant bride you are. With our range of styles and sizes, there's no doubt you'll find the perfect fit for your beach wedding adventure.

Ready to find your dream beach wedding dress? Explore our collection now and say "I do" in style!

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