The Classic Bride By Hayley - 07.07.2017



Classic wedding dress styles like fit and flare, strapless and ball gown, define our traditional image of a wedding dress. All of these traditional styles remain our firm favourites today, when we look for our dream wedding dress. Add a modern twist to yours with gorgeous fabrics, modern accessories and a statement bouquet.

Take a look at our top pick of classic Romantica and Opulence styles, with striking modern twists.

Princess cut

We've chosen 'Beaufort' from our brand new Opulence Bridal collection.

A full tulle ballgown style with beautiful lace trim and flattering dropped waist. Tie back. Available in Champagne Pink, all Ivory or all White. A true princess gown is updated with the on trend champagne pink hue and delicate floral lace accents. Style with a sparkling tiara, for a true fairy tale finish.

Keyhole back

We've chosen Martina from our Romantica collection.

The flattering keyhole back is the statement feature of this lace and tulle fishtail gown. Glamorous and sophisticated the figure hugging style is great for hourglass shapes. The delicate lace neckline and keyhole back add a romantic touch.

Fit and FlareĀ 

We've chosen Peighton from our Romantica collection.

All the elements combine to make this the dream dress. Zip back. All ivory, ivory/light rum pink/silver or white/light rum pink/silver. This striking fishtail style is perfect for a glamorous bride, the lace bodice will flatter the waistline while the illusion back will wow guests as you walk down the aisle.

Off The Shoulder

We've chosen Anona from our Romantica collection.

This of the moment fit and flare style with delicate lace motif ornamentation is highlighted by its softly pleated tulle off the shoulder sleeve. Zip back. Ivory or white. This romantic styles is perfect for a classic bride. The on trend off-the-shoulder detail can help balance a top heavy figure and create the perfect hourglass shape.

Classic Column

We've chosen Ezra from our Romantica collection.

The understated simplicity of this classic chiffon dress is complimented by a beaded lace waist trim. Zip back. Ivory or white. Simple understated and chic, this style is perfect for a low key celebration or a destination wedding! The column silhouette is great for athletic figures.

Cathedral Train

We've chosen Vernier from our Opulence Bridal collection.

A cathedral scalloped edged train with a portrait back and an illusion neckline sprinkled with delicate flowers. Zip Back. Soft White Only. This grandiose style is perfect for a classic bride, the silhouette is universally flattering, the keyhole back adds a modern twist.

Short and Sweet

We've chosen Alaska from our Romantica collection.

Tea-length appliqued tulle skirt with an antique lace bodice enhanced with a gathered sash on the waist and an illusion neckline a zip and covered button closure. ivory or white. Fun and flirty this lovely tea length style will be perfect for a vintage tea party theme.

Bateau Ballgown

We've chosen Margot from our Romantica collection.

Perfect for an alternative venue wedding this classic mikado structured gown epitomises elegance and sophistication. Zip back. Ivory/silver only. This style is elegant and perfect for a sophisticated, classic wedding. The beaded bateau neckline frames the face beautifully while the plunge back adds some glamour.

High Low Hem

We've chosen Aruba from our Opulence Bridal collection.

On trend hi-low style combining elegance sophistication and basic wear appeal. Zip back. Nude/ivory only. This fashion forward style in structural mikado is perfect for showing off a killer pair of heels. Pockets and an unusual keyhole back give this style a unique flair.


We've chosen Laura from our Romantica collection.

The traditional pleating on this asymmetric style are highlighted by the delicate bead work across the bust. Tie back. Ivory or white. Laura is a classic brides dream, The neat asymmetric pleats will create the illusion of a perfect hourglass silhouette, idea for curvy brides.


We've chosen Brisbane from our Opulence Bridal collection.

Dramatic Lace Gown with an intricate heavily worked illusion back. Special features are delicate rows of pearls emphasising the neckline and arms. Ivory or White. Zip back with covered buttons. This sleek fishtail is perfect for well proportioned brides, the illusion lace back adds luxurious detailing.

Chic Chiffon

We've chosen Colette from our brand new Romantica collection.

A Grecian inspired chiffon style, with hand beaded waist detail and delicate beaded straps. Zip back and buttons. Available in Ivory or White. Perfect for a Summer wedding, this light and flowing style is simple but highlighted by it's beautiful embellishment. Style with a tousled updo and add flowers for a relaxed bridal look.

All Over Lace

We've chosen Carendon from our brand new Opulence Bridal collection.

A romantic A line style in delicate lace, with stunning illusion train and off the shoulder sleeves. This classic bridal style is updated with the fashion forward addition of illusion off the shoulder sleeves. Perfect for a Autumn / Winter wedding. Style with a bold lip, for a glamorous bridal look.

There are lots of options for a classic bride, modern bride, boho bride or fashion forward bride. The most important thing is to feel comfortable and confident on your special day.

Take a look at the full Romantica collection here: https://romanticaofdevon.co.uk/collections/romantica

Take a look at the full Opulence collection here: https://romanticaofdevon.co.uk/collections/opulence

Find a stockist near you here: https://romanticaofdevon.co.uk/stockists

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