Classic Wedding Dresses with Bows 

If you’re looking for a timeless, elegant look on your wedding day, try a classic wedding dress with an added touch of sweetness – a bow. A wedding dress with a bow is more versatile than you may think, with some gowns even featuring detachable bows. From subtle and understated to bold and extravagant, bows can provide a beautiful finishing touch to any bridal look. 

Bows come in a range of shapes and sizes, so you can find one that flawlessly complements your dress—whether it’s a small bow on the back of a gown or statement bow cinching the waist. The True Crew is highlighting some ways to add some bow-tiful details to your wedding dress—find all the inspiration below! 

What is a Wedding Dress with a Bow? 

A wedding dress with a bow is simply any wedding gown that has been embellished with a bow. It can be as simple as a tiny ribbon with a bow, or a larger bow to make a dramatic statement—you’ll be sure to find one that fits your bridal style. 

How to Choose a Bow for Your Wedding Dress? 

When it comes to choosing a wedding dress with a bow, the size and placement of the bow can be just as important as the bow itself. It’s best to consider the overall aesthetic of your dress before you decide on a particular bow. For example, if you have a more minimalistic style, you may want to opt for a smaller and simpler bow. If you’re looking for something eye-catching, however, a larger and more ornate bow will work best. 

You should also carefully consider where to place the bow on your dress. The most popular bow placements tend to be at the waist, just below the wedding dress neckline or at the back of the dress—depending on the style of bow. No matter which size or location you choose, make sure that it’s balanced and complements the entire look of your gown.

Wedding Dresses with a Bow 

Wedding Dress with Bow Sleeves 

Modern Mikado Fit-and-Flare Wedding Dress with Detachable Overskirt and Bow Details
Modern Mikado Fit-and-Flare Wedding Dress with Detachable Overskirt and Bow Details

Essense of Australia Style D3822

Set the aisle ablaze with this wedding gown worthy of a true fashionista! Essense of Australia Style D3822 is an exquisite fit-and-flare silhouette that elegantly shapes and contours your figure for a stunningly modern bridal look.

The luxe Mikado fabric catches the light while giving you an unfaltering form. The detachable overskirt and optional bow sleeve details provide endless possibilities for transforming your look throughout the night. Make a grand entrance in this chic wedding gown with bow! You’ll dazzle in all the right ways.  

Off The Shoulder Wedding Dress with Back Bow 

mikado mermaid wedding dress with tie back and train - D3754 by Essense of Australia
Glamorous Mikado Fit-and-Flare Wedding Dress with Back Tie Detail

Essense of Australia Style D3754

If you’re looking for a dress that reflects your confident and glamorous personality, look no further than Essense of Australia Style D3754. This daring Mikado fit-and-flare silhouette isn’t afraid to make a dramatic statement as you walk down the aisle. 

The off the shoulder wedding dress features a sweetheart neckline that wraps around your arms before leading into an eye-catching oversized bow detail at the back. The fitted bodice flatters your curves, while the flared skirt adds alluring movement for a timeless, romantic bridal look! Feel comfortable and magical in this luxurious wedding dress with a bow on the back.

Simple Wedding Dress with Bow 

Simple Silk A-Line Wedding Dress with V-Neckline and Bow Detail
Simple Silk A-Line Wedding Dress with V-Neckline and Bow Detail

Essense of Australia Style D3586 

Are you a modern bride with an eye for subtle sophistication? Then Essense of Australia Style D3586 is calling your name! This wedding dress exudes elegance and minimalism with graceful shoulder straps plunging into a deep V-neckline. 

The V-back, with a strand of fabric buttons, adds a touch of softness to this stunning attire. For a modern look, a detachable asymmetrical bow detail and skirt slit will put you at the forefront of fashion on your big day! 

Luxe Ballgown Wedding Dress with Bow 

Luxe Strapless Princess Ballgown Wedding Dress with Pockets
Luxe Strapless Princess Ballgown Wedding Dress with Pockets

Stella York Style 7711 

Be a vision of modern luxury in Stella York Style 7711. This chic wedding dress with a big bow has a scooped neckline and full skirt, designed for the glamorous bride.  

The tailored bodice accentuates the figure, while the skirt allows for comfort to dance the night away. This wedding gown is crafted from luxurious Mikado fabric and features a showstopping detachable bow detail on the back of the gown. All eyes will be on you in this beautiful wedding dress and create an elegant look to walk down the aisle. 

Classic Wedding Dress with Bow 

cap sleeve lace wedding dress with bow belt - 7747 by Stella York
Simple Lace and Chiffon A-Line Wedding Dress with Cap Sleeves

Stella York Style 7747 

Introducing the stunning and timeless Stella York Style 7747! This classic wedding dress with a small bow brings timeless sophistication to your special day in a way that will leave you feeling confident and sophisticated. 

With its tasteful lace cap sleeves, sheer bodice and subtle V-back complete with delicate fabric-covered buttons, this gown is sure to take anyone’s breath away. The simple A-line wedding dress silhouette keeps it ultra timeless while the unique belt bow offers a modern and sweet twist. 

Can Brides Add a Bow to Any Wedding Dress? How Does a Bow Attach to a Wedding Dress?

Yes, brides can add a bow to most any wedding dress. It’s best to start by choosing your dream dress and then a ribbon or bridal fabric that works well with the material of your dress and is in line with the overall aesthetic you’re trying to achieve. 

We recommend consulting a seamstress during the alterations process when deciding to add a bow to your wedding gown. A seamstress can advise on bow placement, method of attachment or give professional insight on whether a bow would distract from the wedding gown. 

A bow-embellished wedding dress is a great way to add a delicate touch of class to your bridal look. Whether you opt for a classic design or something bolder, bows come in all shapes and sizes and offer endless possibilities for expressing your style. 

Ready to find your dream dress? It would be our True Crew’s pleasure to help you plan your ideal bridal look. 

Catch even more beautiful wedding dresses with bows available at True Society here. Book your appointment today! Selection varies by store.  

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