Where to Buy Ellie Goulding's Victorian-Style Wedding Gown
The singer tied the knot in a bespoke Chloé design.
3 September 2019
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Singer Ellie Goulding married art dealer fiance Caspar Jopling on Saturday at York Minster, choosing a beautiful gown that perfectly fitted the grand church setting.
The long-sleeved, floor-length silk crepe dress was a custom Chloé design, featuring a high lace collar, hand-embroidered with White Rose of York symbols.
Newly married Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling leave York Minster after their wedding
Feeling inspired by these beautiful brides? Whether lace, opaque or a mixture of both, there are lots of modest but stunning dresses in the current bridal collections, so you can find a design to suit you.
From high-end designs to affordable buys, here are five places to find Victorian inspired wedding gowns…
With a wide high collar, slightly flared sleeves and a small train, this bias cut silk-satin gown from Ellery is all about chic simplicity.
Ellery Silk-satin Turtleneck Gown, £1,365/AED6,011.03, Net-a-Porter
2. Needle & Thread
Inspired by Victorian floral lace artwork, this tulle tiered gown has a narrow ruffled neck, hints of pink in the flower embroidery and a smattering of translucent sequins.
Needle & Thread Gracie Long Sleeved Bridal Gown, £859/AED3,782.77
3. Emilia Wickstead
Combining a high neck with short sleeves, the Beatrice dress from Emilia Wickstead is a minimalist masterpiece. If ruffles and lace are not your cup of tea, Wickstead’s designs are sure to impress.
Emilia Wickstead Beatrice Dress, £5,350/AED23,559.72
For a true Victorian bridal look, you’ve got to go vintage, and Etsy is a treasure trove of retro finds from through the decades. We love this high-necked empire line dress with lace sleeves, which is actually from the Sixties.
SurfandtheCity 60s Boho Wedding Dress with Sleeves, £357.57/AED1,574.63, Etsy
5. Union Dresses
With a ruffled collar and sleeves, plus all-over lace, this gown ticks all the Victoriana boxes and is available in white, ivory, champagne and blush pink.
Union Dresses Modest High Neck Long Sleeve Lace A Line Wedding Dress With Ruffles Pearls, £204/AED898.35