Sparkly Wedding Dress
February 5, 2024

Unleashing the Magic: Shimmering Elegance of Sparkly Wedding Dresses

A sparkly wedding dress may just be one of the most statement-making and exciting options in bridal fashion. They provide an opportunity for the brides to go all-out with exquisite glitter, intricate beaded details, and head-to-toe sequins! For brides who want to shine as brilliantly as their engagement ring on their wedding day, there’s no better way to do that than with a sparkly wedding dress. If you consider yourself a glamorous bride who wants to sparkle and wow with every step you take, whether it’s walking down the aisle or dancing the night away, or even if you’re a more subtle bride looking to effortlessly catch the light with every movement during your big day, a sparkly wedding dress offers a range of options that will suit every bridal style and theme.


Sparkly wedding dresses, also known as sequin or beaded wedding gowns, are wedding dresses that practically shout glitz and glamor. From traditional and simple to fashion forward and dramatic – there is a sparkly wedding dress for every bride!



Wedding dresses adorned with exquisite, beaded lace create a mesmerizing wedding look. Whether it’s delicate glass and crystal or bold pearl beading, a sparkly beaded wedding dress comes in a variety of different shapes and sizes so you can choose a wedding look as subtle or as dramatic as you want! Although the most common beading comes in ivory and silver, there are options for an adventurous bride looking for some color like with our light blue, short sparkly wedding dress Nelya AA2332 or if you’re looking for a bit more drama, our Cyrus 123126 is a similar light blue wedding dress with pockets that is perfect for a princess look.


What is glitter? It is a small, shiny, and reflective particle often made from plastic or metal that will create a subtle yet magical shimmer on your wedding day. Glitter tulle or any glitter-infused fabric is a popular option for voluminous A-line sparkly wedding dresses and if you want something even more romantic, a sparkly ball gown wedding dress can sometimes be layered with other materials to create a softer sparkle making it perfect for a bride seeking a fairy tale inspired wedding look. To see what we mean by a glitter wedding dress, take a close look at our tea length/short sparkly wedding dress Scottie AA2323 and our A-line sparkly wedding dress with long sleeves, Shifra LA23110.


Sequins are small, shiny, flat discs usually made from plastic or metal. They come in a variety of designs and shapes, such as square, round, star-shaped, or even customized to a shape you like. Sequins provide a glamorous and eye-catching look reflecting light beautifully. Some wedding dresses incorporate sequins only on specific areas such as along the neckline, waistline, or sleeves, to add a touch of shimmer without overwhelming the dress. To give you an example, our Meghan 123123 gown is a sequin wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline and our Wednesday 123240 dress is a sparkly mermaid wedding dress with sequin details on specific areas to create a unique pattern on her bodice.



Shimmering wedding dresses can fit a variety of wedding themes and seasons. Whether it’s a winter wonderland wedding or a glamorous estate affair, these wedding dresses complement diverse styles and ideas, adding a touch of elegance and sparkle to any setting.


Sparkly wedding dresses create a radiant and luminous aura, making the bride a star and leaving everyone in awe. The shimmering details catch the light in all the right places, allowing the gown to glow with almost ethereal light.


Wedding dresses with sparkles look luxurious no matter the price tag! Wearing a sparkly wedding dress allows the brides to feel and look as glamorous as a star on the red carpet.


The shimmering details of a glitter wedding dress will make you stand out in all your wedding photos ensuring you remain the focal point in photographs. There is just something about the way a sparkly dress shimmers under sunlight, making the dress speak louder than anything else in the frame. (Except for your bright smile and sparkling eyes that is.)


No matter the style or the wedding dress’s silhouette, sparkly wedding dresses will help you feel like royalty. They are made to impress anyone attending, whether it’s your boo, family or friends.


The first step in choosing your sparkly wedding dress is to identify your personal style. Are you looking for a princess ball gown wedding dress or a short sparkly wedding dress? How bright do you want to sparkle? Do you want it to be your main wedding look or would you like a  sparkly wedding reception dress? These are the questions you need to ask yourself before searching for bridal stores near you and making appointments.

Super Sparkly Wedding Dress with Pockets and Spaghetti Straps

124101 Philipa from Calla Blanche

Here’s the list of things you need to know:

  • Research and find what inspires you through bridal magazines, websites, and social media platforms like PinterestTikTok, or Instagram.
  • Determine what silhouette you are looking for and the overall aesthetic you prefer.
  • When you start trying the dresses on, prioritize comfort and fit. Beaded and shimmering wedding dresses should not cause any irritation to your skin.
  • Don’t say yes to the first dress you try on. Explore different sparkly styles and see which type of sparkly wedding dress works best with your body type and complements your skin tone.


You can never have too much glitter, however, brides should be strategic when choosing which jewelry to pair with their shimmering wedding dress. The best way to accessorize a sparkling wedding dress is to keep it simple.

  • Opt for understated and delicate jewelry that will complement your look without overpowering the gown.
  • Consider elegant hairstyles like soft updos or flowing waves that can let the details shine.
  • To add more elegance and drama, you can pair your wedding dress with a simple and classic veil.

There’s no trio more dramatic than glitz, glamour, and love, that’s for sure! With these tips and consideration of your personal preferences, there’s no doubt in our minds that you’ll find a sparkly wedding gown that will truly make you feel like a radiant bride on your special day, no matter the season or wedding theme! Ready to catch the light at every angle? Check our dress search page for the sparkle you’re looking for!