Want to wear a showstopping wedding dress with open back or totally backless style? You’ve got it! Read on to see the hottest bridal gowns that show off your back and get inspiration for what to wear. Be sure to subscribe for the latest to your inbox!
If your wedding dress style calls for an open-back, you’ve come to the right place! For show-stopping styles, this blog post will show you the best wedding dresses with open back styles for bold and daring brides. Based on these top picks, you’ll find out which backless wedding gowns will look great on you and get inspiration with dresses: some with a complete open style and others with just a hint — so there’s definitely something for everyone here!
We’ve found open back wedding dresses with long sleeves, no sleeves, bell sleeves, cheap backless wedding dresses, cowl back, v-back, stunning backless lace wedding dresses, and more you’ll adore.
Let’s get started!
Wedding Dresses with Open Back
First, here’s a helpful tip to consider when shopping for your dress with a low or open style on the back.
Tips for Selecting the Perfect Wedding Dress with an Open Back
Before you shop, consider where you’re getting married and make sure the place of worship or venue does not have a specific dress code.
Some religious weddings call for a bit more modesty. In some cases, you may be able to wear a wedding dress with an open back if you cover up for the ceremony in a bolero, sweater, pashmina, or veil to conceal your back during the ceremony. Or you can simply choose a wedding dress that covers your back and shoulders and then you won’t have to worry about keeping your back concealed.
If there’s no specific dress code to follow and you love the style, go for it! Choose any of the beautiful backless wedding dresses shown below and rock that look.
Backless Wedding Dresses
1. Drop-Shoulder Lace Bridal Gown, $546
This features a drop-shoulder style and is a perfect wedding dress with open back; it’s completely backless! By Barzelai. See it here.
2. Silk Sleeveless Dress with Lace Open Back, $493
A stunning dress for the bride who wants a silk gown and effortless open back style. By LeBrideAtelier. See more here.
3. Open-Back Mermaid Fit Dress with Lace and Classic Buttons, $1895
By Wtoo by Watters.
4. Elegant Lace Sleeve Backless Gown, $1795
Ooh, these sleeves, high neckline, and allover lace is incredible! The backless style finishes off the look. By Willowby by Watters.
5. Super Strappy Back with Elegant Lace, $279
A maxi dress with tons of floral lace, a sheer mesh bodice, and a backless style with cross straps on the back. By Lulus.
6. Slightly Open Crepe Bridal Gown, $99
For under $100, you can rock this modern stretch crepe bridal gown with a slit and a slightly open back. Love this look! By Lulus.
7. V-Neck Bridal Gown with Square Back, $1095
Feel like a princess in this fairytale-inspired gown with a deep v-neckline and an open back with a squared-off edge. By Jenny Yoo.
8. Romantic Open Back Crepe Fit-and-Flare Dress, $1200
Walk down the aisle in effortless style thanks to this romantic crepe fit-and-flare wedding gown with open back. By Jenny Yoo.
9. Long Sleeve Open Back Dress, $580
This is a modest dress with long sleeves and a surprise open back with a stylish hint of illusion tulle. Love this style! By Barzelai. See it here.
10. Floral Embroidered Top with Skirt, $665
Go backless with this bridal gown featuring elegant floral embroidery on the bodice. So pretty! By Barzelai. Get more details here.
11. Rounded Neckline Taffeta Gown, $1300
This elegant ballgown is made of taffeta and features a rounded neckline and rounded open-back. By Jenny by Jenny Yoo.
12. Minimalist Crepe Gown, $600
This modern, minimalist crepe wedding dress with an open back is absolutely stunning. By Wbbridal.
13. Backless Bridal Gown with Long Sleeves, $471+
A stunning style for the minimalist bride! By PiondressShop.
14. Bell Sleeve Lace Gown with Small Open Back, $149
Bell sleeves? Check. Elegant lace? Check. A wedding dress with open back (just a hint)? Check! Get it at Lulus.
Low-Back Wedding Gowns
Showing off your back? Choose a low-back dress like these for your wedding day!
15. Strappy Corset Lace Dress with Open Back, $2595
Absolutely beautiful! I adore everything about this backless wedding dress. By Watters.
16. Beaded Ballgown with Low Back, $1495
Go with this ballgown wedding dress featuring a low back and show off your unique style! This skirt looks amazing for dancing. By Anthropologie.
17. Satin Fit-and-Flare Gown, $1250
Elegant and stylish! This satin fit-and-flare wedding dress has a low back and a comfortable satin fabric. By Jenny Yoo. Pearls finish the look on a halter neckline. Love it!
18. Button-Back Dress, $99
A maxi dress with a strappy neckline, low back, and classic bridal buttons on the back. By Lulus.
19. Pearl Trimmed Dress, $1795
If you love pearls, you’ll want to try on this wedding gown with pearl trimming on the straps and the back. By Savannah Miller.
20. Lace Sleeves, $650
Kimono-style lace sleeves on the front of this dress keep you covered while a low back adds a little fun! By Barzelai.
Open Back Wedding Dresses
Here are some options for open-back wedding dresses with just a hint of the back.
21. Floral Lace Embroidered Gown with Open-Back, $119
I can’t believe how affordable this gorgeous mermaid bridal gown is! By Lulus. It has glowing reviews!
22. Long Lace Sleeves, $500
This boho-inspired dress features long lace sleeves and a plunging back with an open style. By Barzelai. Shop this look here.
23. Mixed Lace Open Back Gown with Slit, $540
This romantic dress has a long-sleeve style and an elegant bodice that covers your front while an open back is revealed on the back for a fun twist. By Barzelai. Get it here.
24. Strappy Romantic Lace Dress, $490
A perfect strappy dress with illusion lace and a low-back design on the reverse. Stylish! By Barzelai. See it here.
And there you have it! From classic to effortlessly modern styles, open-back wedding dresses are a stylish choice. Be sure to select the dress you love that flatters your unique shape and fits your style: you only get to pick one wedding dress! :)
Ready to find your look? Get inspired and shop for your wedding dress with an open back from the options above. To view more details, click on an image or link underneath it for the listing.