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My favorite classic chic wedding dresses for 2023

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2022 is coming to an end. This is the time of year for reflection, joy, giving, and, best of all, looking for dream gowns for the 2023 wedding season. My most favorite time of the year! I absolutely ADORE bridal fashion. Every year brings new trends that, honestly, can be hit or miss, but I am here for those classic pieces that will never go out of style. I’ve done the research so you can be prepared to find that one-of-a-kind, classy-chic bridal outfit of your dreams.

I have looked through hundreds of gowns to bring you my TOP SEVEN favorite classic/chic gowns for the 2023 season. I’ve broken them down by season, price, and silhouette to help you pick your favorites. Let’s get started:

#1: The Classic Ballgown

Designer: Allure Bridals, Style: 9963
Seasons: all
Price range: $$$

Accented by the stark simplicity of Mikado, the soft squared neckline and pleated folds of this sleeveless ballgown create a gorgeous, classic silhouette.”

#2: The Clean and Modern Fitted Gown

Designer: BHLDN, Jenny Yoo Tana Gown
Season: Spring, Summer
Price range: $

“Clean and modern, this elegantly fitted gown features a v-neckline, dramatic open back, and princess seaming for an especially flattering silhouette.”

#3: The High Neck Lace Ballgown

Designer: Paloma Blanca, #4978
Seasons: Fall, Winter
Price: $$$

“Organdy and Guipure Lace Wedding Dress. Guipure Lace bodice with cap sleeves. Jewel neckline finished with lace. Bodice lined in Natural Italian Tulle. Fabric covered buttons down back bodice. Velvet Ribbon with bow at waist.”

#4: The Trumpet Gown

Designer: Allison Webb, Phillipa
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
Price range: $$$$

” Ivory mikado trumpet gown with Chantilly lace appliqués, featuring a soft Sabrina neckline, and scoop back. Finished with covered buttons to end of train and detachable beaded Chantilly lace bow.”

#5: The Fairy-tale Chic Gown

Designer: Maggie Sottero, Style: Ekaterina
Seasons: all
Price range: $$

“Falling on the ultra-luxe-fairytale end of the spectrum—a satin off-the-shoulder bridal gown designed for exceptional wedding portraits.”

#6: The Lace Back Fit and Flare Gown

Designer: Justin Alexander, Fay
Season: Spring, Summer
Price: $$$

“Created in a rich crepe fabric, the romantically sexy silhouette is going to accentuate your shape. It has a modern scoop neckline accented with spaghetti straps that give way to a low-cut illusion scoop back”

#7: The Strapless Tulle Ballgown

Designer: Essence of Australia, D3685
Season: Spring
Price: $$

“Style D3685 is a wedding dress for the bride who embodies royalty, as this strapless ballgown was made for the modern romantic.”

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