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Beautiful Gowns Inspired by Real Canadian Brides

  |   By Savannah Demeter

Finding the perfect dress for your big day is a challenge. Some might argue it's the challenge. Yes, we know there are lots of moving pieces to ensure your big day goes off without a hitch, but without that perfect gown, is it even worth it? Have you been drooling over a dress worn by one of the brides in our Real Weddings section? Well, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of stylish brides and gowns inspired by their wedding-day looks. Enjoy!

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01

Winnie Couture

With embellishments in all the right places, this Winnie Couture gown is sure to flatter any figure. Their elegant dresses are timeless and offer a sense of charismatic wonder for the bride-to-be who won't settle for anything less than perfect.

No.
02

Beautifully detailed

Photo courtesy of Deanna McCollum Photography

Bride Morgan looked stunning in this intricately-detailed gown. From the veil to the hemlines and tail she's wearing the quintessential wedding dress for a romantic church wedding.

No.
03

Something from the sixties

Photo courtesy of Sarah e. Evans Photography

If you're looking for inspiration from the past, take a gander at Rebecca’s sixties-style dress. Not only is it perfect for a night of fun and dancing, but it also shows off an edgy side that's sure to set your wedding day apart.

No.
04

Elizabeth Fillmore

This piece by Elizabeth Fillmore is perfect for all the brides out there with great legs! The look vanquishes the notion a bride has to be demure on her wedding day, and we're loving that idea!

No.
05

Vera Wang

Photo courtesy of David Gillespie

Fitted and sexy, this mermaid gown is a custom-made Vera Wang piece. Coupled with the sexy leather jacket, this modern bride is ready to conquer the next chapter in her life.

No.
06

Tiered gown

Photo courtesy of Danny Klimetz

With sweeping lines that draw the eyes to the bride's eyes, this tiered gown is relaxed and fun, perfect for an outdoor ceremony like the one Elise had.

No.
07

Ivy & Aster

This Ivy & Aster gown features layers and layers of dreamy chiffon. It's a modern take on a timeless look that brings the bride into the 21st century while honouring looks from yesteryear.

No.
08

Vintage-inspired

Claire’s gown was a perfect fit for her vintage-themed wedding. It perfectly compliments her groom's choice to wear an official uniform for their big day. Photo courtesy of Jamie Delaine Photography.

No.
09

Augusta Jones

If you're able to access the fantastic wilderness for your resplendent day, why not take a leap and go for something dreamy? You’ll look like you just stepped out of a fairy tale in this Augusta Jones gown.

No.
10

Jim Hjelm

We love the silhouette of this lace gown by Jim Hjelm. It screams modern bride-t0-be without being too over the top or garish.

No.
11

Figure flattering

Photo courtesy of Melissa Montgomery Photography

The veil, the stitching, the flowing lines that never seem to end. Everything about Nahrain’s beautiful gown screams figure flattering.

No.
12

Floral patterns

Photo courtesy of Jessica Zais.

We love the flower detailing on the gown bride Courtney Jones chose for her wedding. It's a picture-perfect choice for a vineyard wedding.

No.
13

San Patrick

If you’re looking for a gown with a vintage feel, this dress by San Patrick might be a perfect fit. It's got a film noir look that'll leave audiences stunned.

No.
14

Lace is amazing

Photo courtesy of Laura McOrmond Photography.

We can’t get enough of the lace gown Heather Lovely wore on her big day. There's an underlying elegance that fits with their rustic-chic farm wedding.

No.
15

Tara Keely

This gown is all about elegance. From the flowing skirt to the exposed shoulders, we get a modern bride vibe that sizzles, and the black accents on this Tara Keely gown are sure to bring the drama.

No.
16

Black sash accent

Photo courtesy of Monique Naoum Photography

Sana stays right on trend with a black sash accenting her gown. It's the perfect look for a woodsy cabin wedding that brings elegance to the cottage country.

No.
17

Alvina Valenta

This dress by Alvina Valenta embodies a romantic feel while feeling timeless and modern. The bride looks effortlessly beautiful and we're loving it.

No.
18

Delicate straps

Photo courtesy of Bryan Caporicci Photography.

The delicate straps on Tammy’s gown make it feel elegant and feminine. We're loving the simple lines and texture that compliment her delicate figure.

No.
19

Angelina Faccend

This one-shoulder Angelina Faccenda piece is just about as glamorous as they come. This dress is certainly swoon-worthy and could just as easily be seen on the red carpet.

No.
20

Vera Wang

Look no further if you're looking for inspiration for your big day. This fantastic, breathtaking Vera Wang gown is available to everyone.

This article was originally published on Feb 14, 2012
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