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24 Modern Lace Bridal Looks

Lace has been a staple in bridal fashion for decades. But now designers are using this traditional fabric in new and modern ways.

Lace may have a lot of vintage connotations, but designers are showing us their fresh take on this traditional fabric. From dramatic silhouettes to sheer lace designs, this list may just change how you think about lace bridal looks. Lace isn't just a girly, feminine fabric. It can be edgy, dramatic and modern. So, even if you are a bride who isn't sure if lace is your thing - one of the amazing styles on this list may just steal your heart.

01. Milla Nova: Semi-Transparent Lace

Milla Nova
Milla Nova

Make a statement in this first modern lace wedding gown from Milla Nova. This irresistible dress is crafted from semi-transparent floral lace that is breathtaking. But our favorite feature of this gown has to be the exposed corset bodice with its straight cut neckline and semi-sheer appearance. This lace wedding gown has an elevated look that is sure to leave everyone in awe.

02. Dana Harel: Cropped Crochet Lace

Dana Harel
Dana Harel

This is definitely not your average lace bridal look. And if you are a bride who is looking to make a bold statement on your big day, then Dana Harel has you covered with this two piece wedding style. This modern lace bridal separates look features a bold cropped long sleeve top with a collared neckline and 3D hand crocheted florals. Paired with a matching tea-length pencil skirt with a back slit, this look is sure to leave everyone in awe.

03. Naeem Khan: Floral Lace Jumpsuit

Naeem Khan
Naeem Khan

Make a dramatic statement with this all lace bridal jumpsuit from Naeem Khan. This modern bridal look is crafted from semi-sheer floral lace fabric and features a chic high neckline and plunging open back. If you are a statement making bride, then this is a modern lace wedding look that you don't want to miss!

04. All Who Wander: Free Spirited Lace

All Who Wander
All Who Wander

If you are a free spirited bohemian bride, then you can't miss this next modern lace wedding dress from All Who Wander. Crafted from dramatic graphic lace, this gown is sure to make all of your bohemian bridal dreams come true. Our favorite features of this gown have to be the striking square neckline and feminine long puff sleeves.

05. Alon Livne: Boudoir Lace

Alon Livne
Alon Livne

We are loving the boudoir look of this next modern lace wedding dress. This stunning gown from Alon Livne has a very simple silhouette with its straight strapless neckline and slim cut. But the thigh high front slit that is accented with scalloped lace fabric is an absolute show-stopper!

06. Francesca Miranda: Lace Romper

Francesca Miranda
Francesca Miranda

Next up we have a modern lace wedding dress that has a few surprises in store. This bridal look from Francesca Miranda features two pieces. A lace romper and a lavishly layered tulle overskirt. The lace romper has some classic bridal influences with its vintage inspired high neckline and full length sleeves. But a romper is not something you see in bridal fashion very often. When paired with the tulle overskirt, this look has a more traditional feel. But it also gives you the option to transform your look throughout the day!

07. Grace Loves Lace: Statement Making Lace

Grace Loves Lace
Grace Loves Lace

Make a statement in this next modern lace wedding dress from Grace Loves Lace. This gown combines intricate and unique laces in the most exciting way. This gown also mixes in semi-sheer panels that add in some contemporary drama.

08. Milla Nova: Sheer Romantic Lace

Milla Nova
Milla Nova

There are so many things to love about this next modern lace wedding dress from Milla Nova. The silhouette of this gown is timeless and elegant. But the semi-sheer lace and exposed corset give the gown a more modern feel. And we just love the contrast between modern drama and timeless elegance.

09. Naeem Khan: Sheer Floral Lace

Naeem Khan
Naeem Khan

Sheer bridal styles are a huge trend in wedding fashion right now. These rule-breaking looks are pushing the boundaries of what defines contemporary bridal-wear. And modern brides are loving them. Naeem Khan embraces this sheer trend with our next modern lace wedding dress. This gown features a sheer base with full length sleeves, a high neckline and open back. It is accented with floral lace appliqué that seems to sit right against the skin, for a tattoo-like effect. And, a dramatic bridal style like this can be worn with a bodysuit, or a slip for more coverage.

10. Lein Studio: Modern Lace Mermaid

Lein Studio
Lein Studio

This next modern lace wedding dress from Lein Studio features a minimalist, yet dramatic mermaid silhouette. Featuring a straight strapless neckline and a fitted column design until the base of the gown, where it flares out into a mermaid style. We love how this look is very minimalist and modern, yet still feminine.

11. Lee Petra Grebenau: Sophisticated Statement

Lee Petra Grebenau
Lee Petra Grebenau

Make a sophisticated statement in this next lace wedding gown from Lee Petra Grebenau. This look is actually comprised of two separate pieces. A strapless mermaid gown and a detachable lace topper. When these two pieces are worn together, they create a truly exciting modern lace wedding style.

12. Monique Lhuillier: Elevated Lace Bridal

Monique Lhuillier
Monique Lhuillier

A fresh take on traditional lace bridal wear. This next modern lace wedding dress from Monique Lhuillier is what wedding dreams are made of. Leaning into some more classic influences, this gown has an elegant high neckline and full length sleeves. But the sheer lace elements and daring thigh high front slit, give this gown a more elevated and contemporary feel.

13. Watters: Sheer Lace & Satin

Watters at Anthropology
Watters at Anthropology

This next modern lace wedding dress is all about making a statement. This contemporary design from Watters is crafted from a mix of sheer lace and satin fabric. The mix of fabrics and sheer elements make this gown a perfect choice for a modern bride who is looking to make a dramatic statement with her wedding day style.

14. Alon Livne: Minimalist Graphic Lace

Alon Livne
Alon Livne

We are loving the more minimalistic style of this graphic lace wedding dress from Alon Livne. This gown features a clean straight strapless neckline and a simple fit-and-flare silhouette. There is the perfect balance between modern simplicity, and feminine elegance.

15. Netta BenShabu: Contemporary Vintage

Netta BenShabu
Netta BenShabu

Where vintage lace bridal meets contemporary design. This next modern lace wedding dress comes from Netta BenShabu. It features a dramatic sheer lace silhouette with an exposed corset bodice. And we are loving the extra long sheer lace sleeves for even more barely-there coverage.

16. Jenny Yoo: Modern Elegance

Jenny Yoo
Jenny Yoo

Get ready to fall in love with the dramatic and modern square neckline of this next lace wedding dress from Jenny Yoo. This dress mixes classic elegance with modern design in the most perfect way. Pair with an elegant pulled back hairstyle and some pearl earrings and you are ready to go.

17. Francesca Miranda: Lace Bridal Suit

Francesca Miranda
Francesca Miranda

Wedding suits for brides have increased in popularity drastically in the past few years. Brides are loving this more gender neutral option as an alternative to traditional bridal-wear. With less-formal weddings becoming more popular as well, more brides have been on the look for less traditional styles. And we are just loving this all lace bridal suit from Francesca Miranda. This look is chic and modern. And it has us dreaming of a romantic courthouse elopement!

18. Jenny Yoo: Modern Bridal Separates

Jenny Yoo
Jenny Yoo

Jenny Yoo shows how to embrace lace in a more modern way with bridal separates. This irresistible pairing features a sophisticated mockneck lace top with quarter length sleeves and the most dreamy scalloped hem. This gorgeous lace top is paired with a sleek fit-and-flare crepe skirt to mix up the textures. But the options are truly endless with bridal separates. You could even pair this top with a matching lace skirt for an all lace contemporary bridal look!

19. Alon Livne: Classical Contemporary

Alon Livne
Alon Livne

At first glance, this wedding dress may appear to be a very classic lace bridal style. But it has so many exciting modern features. First, this gown is crafted from layers of semi-sheer lace fabric - giving it that almost see-through appearance that is so on trend right now. The dress also features a trending square neckline and modern exposed boning.

20. Daughters of Simone: Modern Boho Lace

Daughters of Simone
Daughters of Simone

Perfect for the modern boho bride out there. It is hard not to love this contemporary bridal two-piece lace style from Daughters of Simone. Featuring a cropped long sleeve top and matching fit-and-flare skirt with a dramatic thigh high front slit. And we cannot get over how stunning the lace fabric is!

21. Lee Petra Grebenau: Drop Waist Lace

Lee Petra Grebenau
Lee Petra Grebenau

A modern lace wedding dress that is sure to become a classic. We love the clean scalloped lace neckline and the more contemporary drop waist silhouette. This is a gown that is sure to have all eyes on you from the moment you walk in the room.

22. Netta BenShabu: Daring Lace

Netta BenShabu
Netta BenShabu

It is safe to say that this is not your grandmother's lace wedding dress. Netta BenShabu is making a bold, modern statement with this next wedding gown. Crafted from semi-sheer lace, this gown features an exposed corset bodice, beaded fringe neckline and a daring thigh high front slit.

23. Lein Studio: Modern Lace Two-Piece

Lein Studio
Lein Studio

Get ready to fall in love with this next modern lace bridal look from Lein Studio. This look is actually created from two separate pieces. Starting with the unique tiered strapless top, and finished with a slim matching skirt. These two-pieces create an exciting, contemporary lace style that is dramatic, yet still minimalistic overall.

24. Jenny Yoo: Modern Lace Mini

Jenny Yoo
Jenny Yoo

Bridal minis are everywhere right now. And they are becoming a must-have for your wedding wardrobe. Minis are perfect for your pre-wedding events, your second look, or even as your main dress for a more laid-back wedding day. And we are absolutely in love with this graphic lace dress from Jenny Yoo! This dress features a playful cutout, puff sleeves and a delicate scalloped hem.

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