23 bridal outfits for a small and intimate wedding

02 Feb 2022

Looking to pare back your bridal look without compromising on style? Browse these outfit options, which are perfect for a small and intimate wedding

From midi-length dresses and maxi skirts, to relaxed jumpsuits and tailored trouser suits, there are a wealth of potential bridal looks if you're planning a small and intimate, or even micro, wedding. 

While the pandemic has given rise to smaller-scale celebrations, brides are also opting for pared back, fuss-free wedding wear to complement the occasion. However, a more relaxed bridal style can be just as dazzling as a flamboyant princess dress or dramatic ball gown; it's all about what you feel most confident in. 

A more practical approach to your bridal look will also ensure utmost comfort throughout the day. Wherever the wedding is taking place, be it in a local registration office or wedding venue with a reduced guest list, you can rest assured that you will enjoy your special day in chic yet sensible style. 

Whether you're looking for a classic and elegant or contemporary and edgy bridal outfit, these 23 options cover a broad spectrum of budgets and tastes. Curated from the high street and a selection of bridal designers, the outfits feature demure design elements such as minimal detail, clean lines and plain fabrics – all ideal qualities to match a small, intimate wedding. 

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Above: Dress in Embroidered Tulle by Max Mara, £1,825

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Above: Gigi Gather Detail Maxi Skirt in White by Reiss, £198

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Above: 'Cheryl' Split Dress by Halfpenny London, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Adelaide' by Kelsey Rose, check retailers for pricing

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Above: Short Dress in Ivory by Adrianna Papell, £255

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Above: 'Ryder' by Catherine Deane, £895

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Above: 'Dora' by Monsoon, £349

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Above: 'Caterina' by Savannah Miller, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Esme' by Galia Lahav, $2,195

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Above: 'Florette' by Temperley London, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Bella' by Grace Loves Lace, £2,500

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Above: 'Isabella' by Nadine Merabi, £495

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Above: Bonded Crepe Blouse by Oscar de la Renta, £1,803.70

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Above: 'Elyse' Lace Tiered Wedding Dress by Phase Eight, £299

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Above: 'Ryo' Wedding Jumpsuit by Catherine Deane, £595

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Above: 'Missy' by House of Mooshki, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Drew' by Morilee, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Annie' Wedding Blazer by Whistles, £299 & 'Annie' Wedding Trouser by Whistles, £229

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Above: 'Noelle' by Tiffany Rose Maternity, £169

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Above: 'Ekko' by Vagabond Bridal, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Clara' by Watters, check retailers for pricing

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Above: 'Snowdrop' Gown in Champagne by Needle & Thread, £550

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Above: 'Dee' Cream Crepe Shift Dress by LK Bennett, £150

Are you planning a small and intimate wedding? Don't forget to share your wedding story with us when the day has been and gone. 

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