Modern Traditionalist Ballgowns that are anything but Simple!

What are modern traditionalist wedding dresses and are they for you?

Simply stated, a modern traditionalist dress is a classic silhouette with a modern twist.

Ballgowns represent the quintessential traditional wedding dress. With their full skirt and dramatic silhouette, they are what fairy tale dreams are made of!

Over the years, the design of ballgowns have evolved with the love of contemporary gowns. With sleek styles and chic details, the modern traditionalist ballgown is the perfect choice for the minimalist bride who longs for that classic look without sacrificing clean lines, luxurious fabrics, and a tailored fit. Below are some of our faves!

Allure 9967

Soft asymmetric pleating lends a statuesque elegance to this strapless Mikado gown. Paired with a high slit and pockets for an updated look that is oh-so effortless.

Badgley Mischka, Frankie

Clean and classic featuring flirty, detachable pouf sleeves for added glamor. From the front, a modern scoop neckline and clean natural waist flatter the figure while the back brings the drama Basque-inspired waistline and modern architectural seaming.

Paloma Blanca 4977

An off-the-shoulder bodice makes for a super elegant feel that is complemented by traditional fabric covered buttons down the back. Runway worthy and a true statement.

Enzoani, Rosette

This luxurious gown features a full circle skirt, plunging V-neck with structured side cutouts and clean lines to bring contemporary sophistication. A row of buttons extends from the dramatic open back through the fully sweeping train for an unexpected twist.

Galia Lahav

The epitome of an elevated ballgown. Expertly hand-draped in silk tulle and silk organza, this gossamer gown features a sexy, strapless corset bodice, voluminous sheer skirt, and thigh-high slit.

Martina Liana ML1394

Timeless beauty meets over-the-top glamor. A simple and chic straight neckline with subtle V cut-out highlights the curves of the upper body, while the wide straps, statement seaming and oversized bow elevate the overall look.

Mikaella 2409

Sleek and strapless satin faille gown with classic scoop neckline. A surprise in the back with modern exposed boning, paired with fabric covered buttons down the back and pretty pockets.

Pronovias, Geiranger

A fairytale style for the modern bride. Created in crisp organza and with a draped sweetheart bodice and deep pockets inside the skirt’s wide pleats. A petticoat adds extra volume for a grand entrance.

Paloma Blanca 5000

Strapless Mikado gown with center front notched neckline and off the shoulder portrait collar. Full Mikado circle skirt with pockets and fabric covered buttons from center back of skirt to hem.

Mikaella 2308

Classic minimalist meets modern-day princess. Featuring a Crêpe bodice with bateau neckline, three-quarter inch length sleeves, and a full organza skirt, and covered buttons. Elegant, magnificent, and beautifully polished.