Not every bride wants to walk down the aisle in a white or ivory dress. But what are the alternatives?
If you love soft dreamy colors, then dusty blue could very well be a great choice for your big day. Not only is it pretty, but dusty blue looks good on most skin tones and, because it’s practically a neutral, goes with a variety of colors from blush, rose, burgundy and coral to yellow, gold and silver. Dusty blue also looks great with greens and darker blues, making it easy to pair up with other hues for your wedding theme.
To help you find your dream dress, we’ve crafted the ultimate list of dusty blue wedding dresses. Even if the dress you say “yes” to isn’t among the amazing dresses we’ve found, they’re sure to offer the inspiration to help you find ‘the one.’
39 Dusty Blue Wedding Gowns
From silvery blue to slate to stormy blue, dusty blue can be described in many ways. No matter which way you say it though, dusty blue is quickly becoming a popular color for evening gowns and prom dresses.
While still not the norm for wedding dresses, we’ve found 39 gorgeous gowns that are perfect for your walk down the aisle. So, if you’re interested in seeing which dusty blue wedding dresses might work for you, read on!
Dusty Blue Mermaid Wedding Dresses
One of the more dramatic bridal silhouettes, a mermaid gown fits close to the body from neckline to mid-thigh before flaring out into a full or fishtail skirt. If you want a dress with a bit of pizzazz, then a mermaid gown could be right up your alley. Here are four great choices in dusty blue.
This strapless gown features a slim, intricately beaded torso for a curvaceous silhouette before flaring out into a multi-ruffled tulle skirt. The low back ensures you’ll show off much more than your arms and shoulders for a dress that’s as flirty as it is fabulous.
Covered in dusty blue lace appliques, beads and sequins, this nude mermaid gown features thick lace straps and a low v-neckline combined with a low scoop back. The feathered skirt flares out gently to form a train, making this the perfect wedding dress for a bride who wants to party.
The slinky, slip style gown features spaghetti straps, a low-cut neckline and sash detailing along the waist that morphs into a deep open back with crisscross straps. A subtle mermaid skirt with sweep train makes this gown sexy yet elegant and ideal for summer nuptials.
Cut from shimmering lamé, this one-shouldered gown boasts an asymmetric silhouette and ruching at the waist to flatter your figure. The fluted hemline has a subtle mermaid flair that is perfect for the bride who wants elegance rather than drama.
Dusty Blue Ball Gown Wedding Dresses
What better time than your wedding to feel like a queen for the day? With a modern ball gown you’ll definitely be exuding a royal vibe without looking old-fashioned and these four glorious gowns are great examples of that.
This unique, strapless ball gown has a base color of dusty blue with a gold gradient overlay, making it sparkle and shimmer with every movement. The snug, strapless bodice comes with layered panels of material while the skirt features multiple tiers of tulle for a soft, full look.
Talk about a modern take on a traditional silhouette! This gown features a structured satin tulip tank with a deep v front and back. The hand-painted, layered tulle skirt is full and floaty and features a chapel-length train.
Pro tip: To make the skirt appear even fuller, invest in a petticoat to wear underneath like the one featured here.
Shimmery sequined applique embellishments enhance the fitted bodice and full skirt of this gorgeous gown. A deep v-neckline and full layered tulle skirt make this ball gown the perfect choice for any formal affair.
Are you a minimalist who loves the silhouette of a ball gown? If so, this unadorned off-the-shoulder gown could be perfect for you. The slim bodice comes with flattering curved seaming and slight pleats flow into a dramatic, full skirt with a chapel train. Sizes 16-30 are available here.
Dusty Blue A-Line Wedding Dresses
If you love timeless styles and classic cuts, an a-line gown is your best bet. This universally flattering style looks good on every bride and works at almost any type of wedding, making it a no-brainer for any bride who’s torn between dress styles.
This hand-made gown is truly fit for a princess and is perfect for semi-formal and formal weddings. A low v-neckline is made modest thanks to an illusion panel that extends to the back of the dress for a sheer look to below the shoulder blades. The layered a-line skirt is perfect for twirling while the sequin embellishment adds just the right amount of sparkle.
If you like a lot of sparkle, this gown with its wide shoulder straps and a low-cut neckline won’t disappoint. The fitted bodice is embellished with lace appliques and finished with beaded bands at the waist while the tiered, tulle skirt is trimmed with horsehair edging for added fullness.
This three-quarter sleeve a-line gown boasts a lovely illusion off-the-shoulder neckline and a trim, rhinestone-encrusted bodice. The gown is open in a v to the shoulder blades and laces up in the back before flowing out into a soft ombre skirt.
If you want to feel like a fairy princess, this dress is a perfect choice. An intricately beaded bodice combines with a high halter neckline, a corset back, a beaded off-the-shoulder design element and a filmy tulle skirt for a dreamy dress that would work for almost any type of wedding.
Dusty Blue Sheath Wedding Dresses
The slim cut of a sheath dress can be elegant, sexy or both depending on the material used and the closeness of the cut. Here are some great dusty blue sheaths that offer you the best of both worlds.
Perfect for the non-traditional bride who enjoys a little bit of bling, this gown was made for evening ceremonies. A deep v-back and fishtail train give this glittery sheath a gorgeous back view while the front features a figure-hugging silhouette and flutter sleeves.
A plunging v-neckline pairs with thick supportive straps and an open back in this sexy and dramatic sheath. The dress is covered in beautiful floral and lattice beadwork down to the dramatic feathered skirt and sweeping train.
Sweet and simple, this spaghetti strap gown is ideal for spring and summer nuptials. With its all over floral beadwork, empire seaming and slim, yet softly flowing skirt, this gown is a mixture of innocence and seduction.
A one-shoulder asymmetric neckline and a ruched form-fitting bodice with a diagonal, ruffled waist detail are the statement pieces on this sophisticated sheath. The slim skirt features a side front slit and a short train.
Dusty Blue Short Wedding Dresses
Perfect for casual weddings or outdoor ceremonies, shorter hems give brides a chance to show a bit of leg. From minis and knee-length to midis and tea-length, there are a lot of styles to choose from if you decide to go with a shorter hemline. Here are three great options in dusty blue.
Chantilly lace and frilled off-the-shoulder sleeves make this sweetheart bodice as pretty as a picture. The low-cut back features a surprising keyhole while the below-the-knee skirt flares out gently at the waist.
Ethereal is the best word to describe this tea-length gown. With a corset-style bodice and a sheer, one-shoulder neckline, this dress is ideal for afternoon ceremonies and would be perfect for a country or garden wedding.
This spaghetti strap dress features an empire waist and full skirt that will look amazing when you’re moving on the dance floor. Embroidered floral organza adds just the right amount of feminine charm.
Dusty Blue Off-the-Shoulder Wedding Dresses
Long a staple on ball gowns because of its elegance, off-the-shoulder necklines can now be found on every bridal silhouette. If you want to show off your shoulders on your wedding day, here are four great dresses to help you do just that.
This off-the-shoulder dress boasts a lacy sweetheart neckline and bodice, an open back and a slim skirt that flares out gently at mid-thigh. It’s the court train that steals the show, however, with lace exploding from the back slit and cascading out to meet the chiffon in lovely flowing folds.
Flirty and romantic are the two words that come to mind when looking at this dusty blue gown. The off-the-shoulder ruffle neckline and lace-up back combined with the dreamy tulle skirt and dusting of metallic sparkles make this dress almost celestial in its beauty.
Made with the minimalist bride in mind, this unadorned chiffon gown features tank straps that are joined by sheer off-the-shoulder straps supporting a fitted bodice. The soft skirt flows from the empire waist to make you look long and lean, while the sexy side slit lets you show some leg.
Dubbed storm cloud blue, this sophisticated gown features an off-the-shoulder neckline, long, sheer lace sleeves and a bodice with a sheer lace midriff. The snug torso flows into a whispy trumpet-shaped gown.
Dusty Blue Strapless Wedding Dresses
One of the most popular necklines, strapless gowns are a staple in bridal boutiques. Ideal for the warm weather, they also keep you cool when you’re on the dance floor.
If you’re looking for a high-end gown for your special day, this stormy blue strapless dress fills the bill. With its abstract ruffle neckline, floral embroidery and tulle fishtail skirt, this gown is perfect for formal affairs.
This unique dusty blue a-line dress with faint purple undertones boasts an asymmetrical strapless bodice and princess seaming for a flattering hourglass shape. Perfect for the off-beat or artistic bride, this dress is sure to make a statement.
Perfect for casual ceremonies, this chiffon strapless dress sports a lightly pleated bodice with supportive boning at the sides. The pleated maxi skirt with a front slit flows gently from the empire waist, making you appear long and lean.
Any bride looking for a simple yet elegant strapless gown, look no further. This gown features a pleated crisscross bodice with a sweetheart neckline and a back open to below the shoulder blades. The chiffon skirt, which comes with pockets is a flattering a-line shape, making this dress ideal for a variety of body types.
Dusty Blue Wedding Dresses With Sleeves
Whether you choose long sleeves for some extra warmth in the cooler weather or you opt for sheer or flutter sleeves simply for esthetics, there are a lot of great styles to choose from, including these:
The sheer sleeves and illusion neckline make an attractive contrast with the intricately embellished bodice of this high-end a-line gown. A layered full skirt and chapel train in contrasting colors of dusty blue and hazy lavender make this an eye-catching choice for your big day.
A deep v-neckline, three-quarter sleeves and a slim bodice with a high back neckline are all covered in lace for a romantic, vintage vibe. The full, tulle skirt flows from a ribbon belt to complete the look.
This striped sequin gown in pale dusty blue is covered all over with gunmetal beading making the dress shimmer with your every move. Finished with bell ruffled sleeves and a hand-beaded belt, the dress flows into a soft, slim skirt with a short train.
Elegantly simple, this satin maxi dress boasts a draped bodice with short billowing sleeves and a flowy skirt. Adding a little spice to this otherwise conservative dress is a daring neckline that plunges to the empire waistline.
Dusty Blue Lace Wedding Dresses
What could be dreamier than dusty blue lace? If you’re a fan of lace wedding dresses, these four gowns will definitely catch your interest.
From shoulder straps to hem, this plunge-neck mermaid gown is covered in lace detailing and sparkles. A sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice with beaded waistband and lace-up corset back add visual interest to the slim-cut torso.
In champagne and dusty blue, this Victorian-style floral lace gown features a v-neck and back, sheer short sleeves edged in a subtle ruffle and a trim waist accented by a grosgrain ribbon. Lace trims the neckline and each tier of the long a-line skirt.
This romantic gown features a white satin corset bodice with sweetheart neckline and a chantilly lace overlay above a full gray-blue tulle skirt. The puff, cap sleeves are made up of chiffon flowers with pearl beads and rhinestones and a hand-beaded velvet ribbon sash emphasizes the waist.
With a sweetheart neckline, trim bodice and keyhole back, this lace a-line gown is both sweet and sophisticated. Perfect for almost any type of wedding ceremony, it would work especially well for garden and country nuptials.
Dusty Blue Plus-Size Wedding Dresses
While many of the dresses above do come in plus sizes, these gowns in particular will look amazing on a curvier body.
Thick shoulder straps and a deep v-neckline and back combine with a fitted, floral lace-embellished bodice and a-line skirt for a soft and pretty look. Perfect for any bride looking for a romantic gown, this dress is available for custom sizing for regular and plus-size customers.
Perfect for any bride who wants a simple yet classic look, this sleeveless chiffon gown features a v-neckline and back with a flattering high, thick waist band.The skirt falls softly to the floor in attractive folds creating a long leg line.
An off-the-shoulder sweetheart neckline combines with a faux wrapped silhouette that accentuates the waist. The floor-length skirt features a side slit, making this dress a great choice for any bride who wants a sexy, figure-hugging silhouette.
This glamorous one-shoulder dress looks luxurious in dusty blue satin charmeuse. With a slim skirt and above-the-knee slit, it’s also just the right amount of sexy and fits up to size 26.
A plunging neckline, deep v back and high leg slit make this classic a-line dress supremely sexy. Wide shoulder straps offer support, while the flattering empire waist makes you look tall and trim.