Rustic weddings have been popular for years, and with good reason. Their simplicity, warmth, and welcoming nature make for the perfect wedding vibe. But just like with any wedding theme, determining how much of that should carry over to your dress isn’t always easy. That’s why we put together this list of 40 must-see rustic wedding dress ideas.
Whether you’re into long sleeve or strapless, A-line or completely unique, this list has something for everyone. We give a description of each dress and provide a link where they can be purchased, too, so you can quickly turn your wedding gown dreams into reality.
Discover 40 must-see rustic wedding dress ideas:
Long sleeve rustic wedding dress ideas
This long-sleeve sheath wedding dress combines rustic lace with an ethereal shape that creates an enchanted bridal look.
For a modest look, consider this lightweight organza gown complete with embroidered leaves and layered trims.
We love the pattern cutout combination of filigree and polka dots in this stunning rustic wedding dress.
If you’re looking for a rustic wedding dress that has a vintage feel, Andromeda by Vagabond is your dress. This bottleneck gown is completed with a paneled trapeze skirt with wide godets to help you lean into that retro vibe.
Khan is making our list for a second time for good reason. The strapless bodice of this dress, combined with a sheer long sleeve overlay adorned with flowers and a pink ribbon, creates a gorgeously rustic feel.
With bell sleeves and a scalloped edging of the French Chantilly lace, this wedding dress by Bo & Luca is sure to check all of your boxes.
Strapless rustic wedding dress ideas
For a more romantic rustic look, this floral lace A-line gown is perfection. There are even three color options to choose from: all ivory, ivory over nude, and ivory over blush.
If you’re looking for a chic version of rustic, this tulle drop-waist gown is for you. It’s simple, but still has a rustic feel with the floral lace applique.
This might be one of our favorites on this list because of its ability to look timeless, elegant, and rustic all at once. This strapless gown features incredible embroidery, dangling guipure droplets, and a lace-bordered train.
If you want a fitted gown for your wedding, Astral by Vagabond might be just what you’re looking for. The shape is modern, but what gives it a rustic look is the geometric lace embellished with clear sequins combined with Chantilly lace and a scalloped hem.
Boho rustic wedding dress ideas
Nothing says boho wedding dress like lace bell sleeves. Add the criss-cross rope corset and you’re ready to go for the best day of your life.
The Emanuela has French lace, geometric pattern, and stunning off-the-shoulder sleeves to give a more exotic bohemian feel.
If you want a more ethereal, romantic look that is still on the boho side, consider this beautiful A-line gown complete with flutter sleeves, Chantilly lace, and tulle.
For a bolder boho look, try something a little more unique like this terra-cotta gown inspired by the ornate prints of India. This rustic wedding dress also has pearl beading, a cutaway bodice, and the perfect slit so you can have a shoe moment.
Another spectacular bell sleeve geometric-inspired gown, but this one has a form-fitting silhouette and an incredible open-V backline. You can also pair it with either a short or long slip depending on how much skin you want to show.
A-line rustic wedding dresses
For a more modest take on rustic, check out this A-line beauty complete with super delicate lace and scalloped edge short sleeves.
This stunning A-line silhouette is adorned with sea pearls, 3D floral appliques, and draped blouson sleeves. The French tulle adds to the rustic elegance of this gown.
This is a bit more of a sexy rustic look compared to some of the other A-line options. Complete with a deep V neck, open back, and side cutouts, WIllowby is perfect for the rustic bride who wants to add a little bit of drama to their look.
Okay, so we’re obsessed with the notched square neckline and matching square back on this rustic wedding dress. The bias belt hitting at the natural waist creates a gorgeous silhouette.
We love this look for a rustic barn wedding. The circle motif in chiffon combines a casual print with a more formal fabric, creating a stellar combination.
Unique dress ideas for your rustic wedding
For a more casual rustic wedding dress option, consider a shorter length. This midi-length makes for a wonderful carefree feel. Add the colorful floral pattern and you’ve got a unique and rustic wedding dress.
Elevate your rustic wedding dress with this all-over bespoke tulle gown complete with embroidered butterfly and vine detailing. Oh, and did we mention the beautiful open back?
The Izabel was created with dancing in mind. A mini dress in the front and a longer gown in the back gives the layered look a super fun vibe. You can also remove the longer skirt portion and have it be just a mini dress to be worn again and again!
If you’re looking for a more country-western rustic wedding dress idea, go with a gown that has fringe! This show-stopper by Sophie et Voila uses layered fringe to create a one-of-a-kind wedding dress masterpiece.
If you’re going for a more whimsical, garden party vibe, the Chrysalis gown is made for you. Embroidered blue blossoms and butterflies cascade down the gold shimmer tulle to create an airy, magical feeling.
The beauty of this scallop lace cropped top with fitted long sleeves knows no bounds. You can pair it with a midi-length skirt or even wide-leg satin trousers for a super unique, but still rustic and elegant, look.
Another obsession of ours is this draped silk crop top with the most incredible sleeves paired with the matching tiered ruffled maxi silk skirt. We can picture it alongside the most stunning string lights and rustic decor.
One of the amazing things about this dress is that you can choose to have it in bell sleeves for colder months or spaghetti straps for the summertime. The whimsical dotted lace, tassel-covered train, and exposed midriff create an incredible look for a boho bride looking for something super special.
Short rustic wedding dresses
Mini dresses are wonderful options for a more casual rustic wedding. This one by Lela Rose Bridal has floral guipure and off-the-shoulder sleeves giving it a warm, downhome feel.
The puff sleeves, ruffle detail, and high neck make this a fabulous choice for a rustic bride looking for a feminine edge.
The organza detail on the sleeves of this mini dress is perfection. We love the detailing combined with the flowing nature of the gown’s silhouette.
Off-the-shoulder rustic wedding dresses
This elegant gown has graphic floral lace over the top of a heavy-weighted structured crepe with draped chiffon at the bust. The draped chiffon spills over into the off-the-shoulder capped sleeves and stretches the length of the train.
For a more dramatic lace overlay, go with this rustic gown from Jovani, which also includes stunning off-the-shoulder straps.
If you’re looking for a rustic dress that combines modern aspects with a sexy feel, go with Peaches. The rose lace and mermaid shape make for the perfect combination.
Sleeveless rustic wedding dress ideas
We love this Monique Lhuillier gown for a rustic wedding because of its details. It has a side-front slit, a sheer skirt, a floral lace pattern, and stunning crewneck detailing.
For the bride who is looking to add glamour to their rustic dress, look no further than the Celestial gown. It’s flowing, ethereal, and covered in light-catching beading.
The Anais has a form-fitting silhouette, mesh lace, and a V neckline, all coming together to create the perfect rustic wedding dress.
Layered rustic wedding dresses
We love layered fabric as a detail for a rustic gown. The one by Azulu has a subtle geometric pattern along with a sheer panel waist to create a stunning shape on the body.
Add elegance to your rustic wedding dress with beading! This gown has a beaded bodice and a tiered ballgown skirt so you get the best of both worlds.
For the bride who wants to think outside of the box a bit, try the Kahlo. The tiered smokey gray tulle and a structured bodice complete with boning give both a dramatic yet rustic vibe.
Put these rustic wedding dress ideas to use!
No matter which dress you decide to wear for your rustic wedding, you are going to look absolutely radiant. Remember, this is you and your fiance’s big day. Pick a dress that you love and that you feel incredible in. Don’t let the pressure from family and friends influence you too much. Stay true to yourself and you are sure to pick the right dress. Now that you’ve got your gorgeous gown picked out, check out these unique barn wedding ideas that will help guide you in creating the rustic wedding you’ve always dreamed of.