10 Most Flattering Wedding Dresses for Women Over 50

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Stun on Your Big Day in One of These Wedding Dresses for Women Over 50

It's no secret that finding the perfect wedding dress is a struggle for every bride.

But the older we get, the more difficult it becomes to find something that we're willing to spend all our pennies on. After all, we're only going to wear this dress once.

For women over 50 who are getting married, we're here to be of service. We know you don't want to look matronly in some dull gown, yet aren't apt to choose a dress that's skintight. Finding something in between the two extreme ends of wedding gowns for older women is tough, but we feel we did a pretty good job of finding some that work for every bride and every budget.

Browse our selection of the best wedding dresses for women over 50 now to find the one that's fit for you!


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1. Nordstrom Joanna August Floyd V-Neck Long Sleeve Gown

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Buy it from Nordstrom for $1200 here!

A long sleeve gown like this one is perfectly flattering for every type of figure, and it gives you the opportunity to show off the girls in a more modest way. That deep v-neck is perfect for the bride who likes to leave something to the imagination.

2. Light in the Box Meghan Markle Style Wedding Dress

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Buy it from Light in the Box for $143.99 here!

Feel like a royal in this Meghan Markle-inspired wedding gown. It's also a heck of a lot cheaper than the one Meghan wore on her special day, so you can't turn down a deal like that.

3. Dorris Wedding Scoop Floor-Length Long Sleeve Chiffon Wedding Dress

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Buy it from Dorris Wedding for $171.49 here!

Another inexpensive gown that looks like you paid way more than you did, this floor-length dress from Dorris Wedding is simple and chic for the bride who isn't one to fuss over frivolous frills on her wedding day getup.

4. BM Bridal White Lace Chiffon Mermaid Wedding Dress

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Buy it from BM Bridal for $209 here!

Who doesn't love a sleek mermaid wedding gown? It is a classic wedding dress style that is the epitome of bridal chic. If you want to stay trendy, opt for this chiffon dress.

5. Reformation Winslow Dress

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Buy it from Reformation for $268 here!

With its relaxed fit and kimono sleeves you can wear this dress straight down the aisle all the way through the reception. It's fitting for a bride that is more excited about the after party than the wedding itself. It also comes in a wide variety of colors, if you don't want to stick with the traditional white.

6. Nordstrom Amsale Cate Faille De Soie Fit & Flare Dress

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Buy it from Nordstrom for $3950 here!

Equal parts vintage and modern, you'll be reminded of simpler times when you don this gorgeous gown. This dress is a bit pricey, but well worth the investment if you want to look like a million bucks in all the photos you take.

7. Light in the Box Knee-Length Lace Wedding Dress

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Buy it from Light in the Box for $87.99 here!

Show off those gorgeous legs of yours in this flirty knee-length lace wedding dress. You'll have a grand ol' time dancing the night away in it during the reception, too.

8. Dorris Wedding Florence Full Lace Overlay Infinity Convertible Wedding Gown

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Buy it from Dorris Wedding for $183.89 here!

With its full lace pattern, this gown is fit for a goddess. The ruching around the waistline will help you look cinched, even if you opt out of wearing any sort of shapewear underneath. Easily the best part of this dress is it works for any wedding—indoors, outdoors, summer, winter.

9. BM Bridal Tulle Long Wedding Dress

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Buy it from BM Bridal for $189 here!

This striking tool gown with floral appliques will make you feel like a queen strutting your stuff down the aisle. You can throw a cute shawl over it or wear it as is. The choice is yours.

10. Reformation Poppy Dress

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Buy it from Reformation for $388 here!

Having a beach wedding? This breezy dress from Reformation will suit your needs best. You'll feel like a modern day Disney princess in it, so how could you pass it up?

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