Our Favorite Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Dresses | May 14, 2024
Bride wearing an off-the-shoulder wedding dress by Maggie Sottero being kissed by her husband

Presenting the icons of sultry bridal: off-the-shoulder wedding dresses with exceptional necklines, sleeves, and bodices. Love the look and feel of delicate straps or long, billowy sleeves draped below the shoulder? We don’t blame you; the vibe is undeniably sexy. To get the inspo rolling, we’ve gathered favorites from our latest collections, from easy and breezy boho styles to lush, over-the-top ballgowns. Whatever you’re looking for — shimmer, texture, effortless glam — we have the perfect silhouette in our gallery. Find yours below!

Why Wear An Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dress?

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Off-the-shoulder wedding dresses are the perfect combination of sultry and classy. If you’re a bride looking to make a classic statement in a sexy way on your wedding day, these gowns are perfect for you! One of the best parts of an off-the-shoulder wedding dress? Accessorizing! The neckline and sleeves combo leaves so much real estate for beautiful hairstyles and sparkly jewelry. 

Another great thing about Maggie Sottero off-the-shoulder wedding dresses? We have so many wedding dress sleeve personalization options! You can gracefully bare your shoulders while still adding sleeves of all different kinds to your gown such as cap sleeves, long sleeves, Juliet sleeves, poet sleeves, and more. 

To learn more about our wedding dress personalization options, check out our blog.

Fall 2024 Collection Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Madrona by Maggie Sottero 

A sexy and vampy gown from our latest collections, Madrona by Maggie Sottero is all about the bodice and illusion. This silhouette is a little princess-y, a little boho, and 100% glam… a beautiful upgrade to a classic fit-and-flare. 

You might choose to keep this gown strapless or add the bejeweled illusion off-the-shoulder sleeves. This accessory gives a sultry and romantic touch to a beautiful red-carpet silhouette.

Allison by Rebecca Ingram 

Add some billowy movement to your wedding gown with Allison by Rebecca Ingram. These off-the-shoulder bishop sleeves feature dreamy tulle, 3-D florals, and soft shimmer. It’s cottagecore meets Grecian goddess… a perfect blend of details inspired by nature and exquisite tailoring. Here are all the pretty details:

  • Gorgeous floral lace along the detachable sleeves, neckline, bodice, and skirt
  • Lush sleeves with delicate cuffs
  • A thigh-high slit in the skirt
  • A fitted bodice with exposed boning

Kellen by Sottero and Midgley

Another gorgeous off-the-shoulder design is Kellen by Sottero and Midgley, a sexy fit-and-flare with exposed boning and florals in the illusion bodice, a sexy skirt, and perfect accessory options. Add the delicate off-the-shoulder straps to make this classic silhouette feel like a fairytale. 

Rome by Sottero and Midgley 

Simple makes a chic and shimmery statement in Rome by Sottero and Midgley… This effortless silhouette and strapless bodice highlight the gown’s unique beaded lace and sexy details. We adore how the off-the-shoulder straps (sold separately) match the beautiful flourishes at the plunging neckline. This makes an irresistibly romantic statement for a black-tie celebration. 

Other ways to accessorize Rome:

  • Style with a gorgeous bridal veil
  • Add gloves or gauntlets
  • Pair with a cape or simple overskirt 

Bride Favorite Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Gabrielle by Maggie Sottero

Interested in a unique and unexpected way to create an off-the-shoulder look? Gabrielle by Maggie Sottero has lush, lavish “angel sleeves,” or long draped flourishes that make you look like a very stylish (and very bridal) angel. This statement bridal gown is truly gorgeous… It’s unlike anything else you’ll browse for your best day ever. 

Zinaida by Maggie Sottero

Another ultra-feminine and romantic wedding gown with off-the-shoulder sleeves is Zinaida by Maggie Sottero, a dreamy ballgown with beautiful details in the bodice. It’s soft, dreamy, and beautifully tailored — a beautiful twist on a timeless silhouette.  

Ortensia by Maggie Sottero 

For an exquisitely tailored silhouette with gorgeous details, look to Ortensia by Maggie Sottero. This beautiful fit-and-flare is designed to showcase your curves and elevate your bridal portraits. It’s chic, romantic, and utterly feminine… a dream!

A few ways to personalize:

Sutton by Sottero and Midgley 

Off-the-shoulder sleeves make a sweet and summery statement in Sutton by Sottero and Midgley… It’s the ideal blend of boho, vintage, and cottagecore vibes. 

Sparkly Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Anniston by Maggie Sottero

For a look that’s both glamorous and timeless, Anniston by Maggie Sottero is exceptional. These variations of off-the-shoulder wedding dresses are all about the iconic princess vibes, from the sparkle tulle to the lush, ballroom-ready skirt.

Drew by Maggie Sottero

Subtle vintage glamor meets modern chic in Drew by Maggie Sottero. This sultry yet sophisticated wedding gown is all about the pearly shimmer, unique texture, and gorgeous accessories. The off-the-shoulder wrap makes a beautiful statement, especially for a fall or winter celebration. 

Chase by Sottero and Midgley

Another beautiful Old Hollywood style is Chase by Sottero and Midgley — a minimalist yet luxurious ballgown with gorgeous textured lace. This style is all about the bodice details: exposed corsetry, off-the-shoulder sleeves (sold separately), and sheer lace. We adore this style for the perfect blend of drama and sophistication.

Simple Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Colby by Rebecca Ingram

Simplicity is sexy in Colby by Rebecca Ingram… This soft, luxurious, and comfortable jersey style is an ideal choice for an outdoor wedding. 

Fabienne by Sottero and Midgley

There’s a great balance of minimalism and sparkle in Fabienne by Sottero and Midgley… This bedazzled fit-and-flare is like red-carpet glam meets mermaid princess. The satin makes a statement in this sexy, perfectly tailored design.

Nelly by Rebecca Ingram 

Soft lace pairs perfectly with off-the-shoulder wedding dresses… and we can’t get enough of those dreamy lace flourishes on Nelly by Rebecca Ingram. This beachy, effortless, and fabulously feminine design feels like a dream to wear for a variety of seasons, venues, and themes.

A few ways to style and personalize Nelly:

  • Add the off the shoulder cap sleeves with lace motifs, sold separately
  • Add covered buttons down the back for a vintage vibe
  • Use the extra lace motif included for minor neckline alterations

Princess Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Harlem by Maggie Sottero

When it comes to off-the-shoulder wedding dresses, there are endless things to love about Harlem by Maggie Sottero. Take it from our real brides:

  • “I felt so beautiful in the dress. It was so flattering and feminine. I loved how dramatic the train was but also loved when bustled how easy the dress was to move around in. I had a second dress that I never changed into because I loved Harlem so much.” —Stacey
  • “I truly felt like a real-life comfortable Disney princess! I was overjoyed with the constant compliments from our guests! Classy, elegant, timeless, and beautiful!” —Kathryn
  • “I felt like a real-life princess in this dress, and felt so confident with every step I took. It was everything I wanted in a dress!” —Marisa

Ventura by Rebecca Ingram 

Next up: Venura by Rebecca Ingram, a beautiful ballgown with sheer lace and perfect tailoring. This gorgeous silhouette is all about the curve-loving bodice and lush, layered skirt. We picture this style in all kinds of romantic venues inspired by nature… Add the unique off-the-shoulder sleeve accessory for extra flourish!

Ruby by Rebecca Ingram

Planning a simple, classic celebration? Get inspired with Ruby by Rebecca Ingram — a soft lace gown with lush flourishes and easy-breezy styling. This silhouette is perfect for your garden celebration, beach ceremony, or international elopement… It’s lightweight, chic, and effortless to style.

Teresa by Rebecca Ingram

For a truly chic and unexpected statement, look to a whimsical style like Teresa by Rebecca Ingram. This blue floral gown features off-the-shoulder sleeves and a swishy chiffon skirt… It’s a luxe boho statement for your “effortless cool.” 

Sexy Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses

Lennon by Maggie Sottero

It’s all about form-fitting comfort in Lennon by Maggie Sottero. There’s something irresistible about a sexy, curve-hugging gown that still feels like a dream to wear… and off-the-shoulder sleeves (sold separately) make it a certifiable classic.  

Adelaide by Sottero and Midgley

If you’re searching for something truly exceptional, we have just the wedding gown to inspire. Adelaide by Sottero and Midgley is all about the couture details:

  • Off-the-shoulder sleeves (sold separately)
  • Sexy illusion details running along both sides
  • Embroidered florals from hollow to hem
  • A deep illusion neckline to accentuate the unique bodice

Viola by Sottero and Midgley

Extra coverage is looking extra sexy in Viola by Sottero and Midgley… This demure yet vampy wedding gown is all about the long sleeves paired with off-the-shoulder neckline. You also have the option to switch the long sleeves to cap sleeves, and (if you’re feeling especially glam) add the overskirt for more drama and dimension!

Xavier by Sottero and Midgley

Off-the-shoulder wedding dress Xavier by Sottero and Midgley is everything we love about a sultry silhouette… It’s perfectly tailored, ultra-feminine, and uniquely daring while still feeling effortless. AKA, the vibes are perfect. 

Love these off-the-shoulder wedding dresses? Head to a store to indulge in all the pretty details IRL.  Happy shopping and best wishes!

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