39 Gorgeous Purple Wedding Dress Ideas That You Will Love

Centuries ago, purple was a color reserved for the rich and powerful. Julius Caesar himself got hooked on the color after falling for his glamorous purple-loving Cleopatra. She had purple gowns, purple daybeds, and even purple sails on her favorite ship cruising the Nile!

Everyone, especially brides, can now enjoy purple, so if you’re a bride-to-be who loves to stand out in a crowd, you can bet there’s a perfect purple wedding dress for you! With over 99 purple shades to choose from, you’re sure to find a hue that looks beautiful against your skin tone, whether it’s light lavender blush or dark Spanish violet.

We’ve selected 40 of the prettiest wedding dresses and bridal gowns in passionate purple; have fun picking your favorites!

Choose Your Ombre Sunset Wedding Gown

You’re not just getting a purple dress with this selection. Instead, you customize your gown from mermaid, A-line, or ballgown styles, and you can add lacy or sparkly layer details.

The finishing touch happens when your gown is dyed in a glorious ombré tone like a beautiful purple sunset!

A Princess in Purple Bridal Gown

This designer specializes in gorgeous purple dresses, including a dreamy princess-style evening gown with cap sleeves and exquisite beading.

We love all of these styles, and there are more available to view in the online shop!

Sweet Puffs and Tulle Wedding Gown

Live your romantic fantasy in this gown with its stunning sweetheart corset, gorgeous puffy sleeves, and a sweeping, floor-length tulle skirt over a satiny or soft knit lining.

The gown shown here is blush pink, but it’s also lovingly made in purple.

Silky Chiffon Wedding Dress in Purple

Maximum bridal beauty is yours in this custom-made maxi dress, perfect for small to plus sizes.

This fully lined gown flows widely and lightly around your feet, and while the tie-on belt offers some structure, you can also wear this garment lovely and loose.

Lavender Floral Bridal Gown

A vintage, one-of-a-kind sleeveless wedding dress like this can be your once-in-a-lifetime purchase.

This floor-length gown is a size 12 US that a dressmaker can easily alter for you if you’re a more petite bride, and the lavender floral applique on the bodice shines delicately with crystals and beads.

Starry Night Shaded Gown

Many people cherish Cinderella-style ballgowns, but her beautiful dress is silvery blue in the classic animated movie.

This dramatic purple gown is the same stunning style, with a wide glittery skirt, short puffed sleeves, and a flirty side bow.

Purple Summer Lace Tea Length Dress

Your perfect purple bridal gown doesn’t need to fall around your ankles!

This rich violet tea-length dress flatters your body with its empire waistband effect and the gorgeous lacy pattern with tiny button details up the bodice. It’s a retro style that is forever romantic.

Pretty Muumuu for Paradise Wedding

What’s perfect for a beach wedding? A purple Hawaiian dress with creamy hibiscus floral accents!

This ruffled dress has a front and back sweetheart neckline and a high-low hemline perfect for getting married on the sand.

Purple Gray Midnight Lace Dress

Here’s another gorgeous look for your beach or backyard wedding—a subtle shade of purple with rich gray undertones.

The V-neck and sleeves provide elegance, but we adore the rebel-chic shorts underneath the long, lacy maxi skirt!

Flowing Floral Dress Is Perfectly Purple

The cut of this flowing chiffon dress shows off your arms and your neck, and you can either tie it at the waist or let it flutter in the breeze.

It’s a gorgeous and feminine style that suits many figures, and you get multiple shades of purple to create one perfectly pretty look.

Purple Tulip Flower Fabric to Make Your Gown

Deep bluish purples such as indigo are so luxurious-looking, and when you want bridal glamor with some added bling, you can create your dress with this sequined mesh fabric in an easy-wearing mix of polyester and spandex!

3D Dreamy Purple Wedding Gown

Move over, Cinderella⁠—a new fairytale princess is getting wed!

This jaw-dropping gown gets custom-made to your measurements in just over a month, and you’ll be the queen in ruffled satin tulle with 3D flowers and a sexy scoop neckline.

You’ll love the way the shades of purple move throughout this dress. The entire look is beyond spectacular.

Victorian Elegance Purple Wedding Dress

If you’re planning a historic-themed wedding, this Victorian gown in a striking indigo shade will make you feel like a lady of the aristocracy.

This style flatters the body with a fitted bodice flaring to a peplum waist, and the long, cuffed sleeves are gorgeous. But we can’t forget to mention our favorite detail here, that very authentic Victorian bustle at the back!

Purple Dress for Boho Bride

This ruffle-tiered wedding dress is easy-breezy and stunning when you want a bridal look that blends gypsy romance with a hip boho feel.

The shade of mauve is a universally suitable color, and those trumpet sleeves are sweet!

Dramatic Plum Wedding Dress

This rich plum dress is sleek and glamorous with just enough of a princess ballgown feel.

We love the glittery fitted bodice, long fitted sleeves, and sweet ribbon detail at the waist over the flowing tulle overskirt.

Float Under Flowers in this Stunning Sweetheart Dress

When you utter “wow!” just looking at a picture, you can only imagine how gorgeous this purple gown will look on you.

It’s a custom-made confection created from polyester, organza, lace, and tulle, with floral details extending from the sweetheart neckline up and down the length.

You will stun everyone wearing this!

Purple Gold Mermaid Gown Fit for a Queen

This stunning, sleeveless African fashion mermaid gown features 100% wax cotton panels with an Ankaran print. The deep V-neckline is gorgeous, and we love the cutout detail under the bust.

This dress is so bold and bright that it took our breath away!

Purple Renaissance Gown Goes Deep

You’re a Medieval princess in this deep purple gown!

It features golden trim to flatter your waist and a golden satiny lining on the slit sleeves (called tippets) and the front skirt panel.

While this gown conveniently closes with a zipper, this isn’t inexpensive costuming material—it’s made of smooth velvet to drape beautifully.

Chic Purple Crisscross Gown

We like the chic elements on this princess-style gown, particularly the crisscross straps across the exposed back.

This dress is pretty and airy, but it’s also sophisticated; perfect for a modern Cinderella bride!

One Shoulder Sexy Purple Gown

Mere words can’t describe this amazing gown well enough, but we’ll try!

Each gown features exclusive Turkish beads and Dubai Swarovski that’s premium hand-beaded, and the quality-made spandex material smooths your curves and moves with you beautifully.

Off-The-Shoulder Ruffled Wedding Gown

This gradient purple gown should be worn by an empress (like you!).

Imagine how regal you’ll feel in that sweeping, ruffled off-the-shoulder bodice with golden crisscross beading, blossoming down to a luxuriously wide princess-style skirt.

Ballerina Beautiful Purple Wedding Dress

Whether you’re a dancer in your dreams or a queen at heart, this pretty sleeveless bridal gown with a lacy purple tulle overskirt can be your wedding day fantasy look.

Purple Black Ball Gown Is Pretty and Goth

Here’s a hoop-skirted ballgown just dripping with goth glamor!

We love how the wine-colored skirt has a subtle black hemline, and that glittery, feathery, sleeveless bodice with a deep V-neck and a hint of black mesh ruffles on the shoulders is heart-stopping too.

And the Oscar Goes to This Purple Satin Dress

Suppose you’re looking for a reception gown that’s glamorous and Oscar-worthy but still comfortable to wear.

In that case, this breathtaking electric purple satin dress can be your award winner—and you’ll get countless compliments too!

Purple and Pearls Dress with Lovely Shoulders

There’s a wispy hint of a cold shoulder with the delicate ruffles attached to the sweetheart bodice, and if you’re not entirely in love with sleeveless dresses, this flowing purple gown can be your style ticket.

Tiered Tulle Shoulders Bridal Gown

We appreciate the figure-flattering effect of a dark purple bodice on this off-the-shoulder gown, and the tulle-tiered sleeves offer softness and coverage.

We also really like the ogee-style pattern on the flowing A-line skirt and how the colors swirl as this dress moves.

Dark Purple Wedding Dress for Dancing

When you want to float like a princess bride down the aisle and then dance the night away at your reception, this deep wine-colored confection has nice wide straps, a gorgeous bodice, and flowing tulle over a convenient, ankle-length skirt.

So hit the dancefloor, your gorgeous bride!

Purple Tunic Dress with Stunning Bodice

Here’s another take on a gorgeous purple gown you can move in!

We love the exquisite hand-beading and how the waist is emphasized with a circular beaded pattern. The high-low hemline flows beautifully on this tunic dress without a stitch of tulle in sight!

Mermaid Love Purple Evening Gown

Are you getting married on a cruise? Your special day deserves a mermaid gown as stunning as your ocean surroundings!

This light purple beaded gown features a deep V-neck with lace trim attachments between the bust and the waist, and the backless detailing is boho-inspired and gorgeous.

Satiny Sleeveless Purple Gown

The midnight purple shade of this sweeping satiny gown brings the glamor!

We adore the wrapping on the V-neck, the cummerbund effect at the waistline, and the corset-stitching at the back that brings timeless romance to this modern look.

Sophisticated and Slim Purple Gown

This gorgeous velvet gown with long sleeves and a diamond-effect belt is a knockout style, straight out of an old Hollywood movie!

Stunning African Lace Gown

Everyone will be stunned by you in this mermaid-style gown!

The colors and details are vibrant, and the cut is truly unbelievable. You’ll be unforgettable in this gorgeous garment.

Boho Lilac Bridal Dress

A high-waisted, low neck Goddess gown in lavender is perfect for a boho bride and her beach wedding!

High Low Midi Lilac Dress

For your casual afternoon wedding followed by a teatime reception, steal a look from the bridesmaids’ department in this super-fun and flattering wrap–waisted dress with a fun hi-low hemline!

Sequined Lilac Deep V Gown

Get your newlywed glow on in this lilac sequinned reception gown that features adjustable straps and sexy side slits if you’d like them!

Retro Chic Purple Cocktail Dress

This cocktail dress is a lovely length for a civil ceremony, and we love the golden accented keyhole neckline.

In addition, you get to choose your favorite purple shade, including fuchsia purple, mauve, or Bordeaux!

Vintage Glamor Wrap Dress in Silver Plum

The designer of this sheer mesh and sequined wrap dress got their inspiration from decadent clothing of the 1930s to 1970s.

In this hi-low hemmed beauty with its silken sash, you’ll be a “femme fatale” bride!

Gorgeous Purple Cocktail Dress

Who wouldn’t want to get married in a power dress like this?!

The high waist and hemline are super-flattering, and the pile collar and ruching offer an abundance of femininity without girlish frills.

Flirty 50s Inspired Purple Wedding Dress

This pretty purple dress looks like the flirty 50s party style your cool cocktail-lovin’ grandma would have gotten married in!

Steal her style in this silky, satiny brocade number with a cover belt bucket and crinoline tulle⁠—it’s a fun look to begin your new married life in!

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