Our latest fabric in focus is famously known for creating the iconic ballerina tutu. It’s a sheer, lightweight bridal fabric that adds illusion detail and structure to any gown. Because of this, it’s the go-to fabric for statement skirts, sheer sleeves, illusion sweetheart necklines and breathtaking backs.
What are tulle wedding dresses?
Available in different weights and levels of rigidity, tulle is the perfect wedding dress fabric for adding structure thanks to its ability to be both stiff and soft. Characterised by its delicate open weave and net-like appearance, it’s often used in linings, veils, big ballgown skirt underlayers or fanning fishtail silhouettes. Its thin and sheer properties also make it the perfect fabric for illusion sleeves, sheer panelling and as a base for lace appliqués. It’s every designer’s first choice for creating the illusion of floating floral details on naked skin.
Tulle properties – what to be mindful of
This lightweight fabric can be worn all year round but must be protected in transit and carefully put on as its delicate weave is fragile, making it prone to snagging. Because of this, wearing a necklace with a tulle illusion neckline or bracelet with a sheer sleeve is a no-no.
Our top 10 tulle wedding dresses
If your heart’s set on a voluptuous ballgown, sheer sleeves or an illusion sweetheart neckline, these 10 tulle wedding dresses will get your pulse racing.
First in focus and suitable for bold brides is style 69706, a striking lace applique fit and flare with off-the-shoulder sheer cape sleeves and an illusion back. An open leg adds further distinct detailing to the fashion-forward silhouette, making it perfect for destination weddings.
Glamorous brides will love the detailing in style 69712, an exquisite pearl and crystal-beaded fit and flare gown in glitter tulle. Delicate straps, a sweetheart neckline, beautiful bridal buttons and a detachable overskirt add delightful detail to an already exquisite gown. A beaded tulle cape is also available as style 69728 - perfect for creating a statement and effortlessly taking the style from day to evening.
Illusion sleeve fans will love the long sleeve lace applique detailing in styles 69716 and 69717 while fashion-forward brides will love the tulle statement shoulder bows and glitter tulle overskirt in style 69719, our feminine fit and flare.
Our sixth tulle wedding dress style is the perfect pick for bridal princesses thanks to a pearl-beaded illusion sweetheart neckline and matching ¾ sleeves on layers of sparkle tulle. We think style 69567 is the ultimate bridal ballgown.
Fishtail fans will love the layers of tulle and beautifully-beaded illusion back and bodice in style 69577.
Our next pick takes us to our Victoria Jane collection that Veni designed for destination nuptials. Style 18620 is a striking lace and tulle wedding dress with a plunging sweetheart neckline, delicate straps and a beautiful buttoned illusion back. A matching tulle and lace applique coat with statement shoulders add dramatic detailing to create a distinctive look.
Feminine brides will love the floral applique illusion sleeves and matching sweetheart necklines in styles 18563S and 18563L. Style 18563S is a shorter, dipped hem version of 18563L, a full-length tulle ballgown.
Our final style is 18457, a beautiful boho-inspired A-line wedding gown with layers of tulle and a daring thigh split. Delicate straps and a lace illusion bodice and back add feminine touches to the whimsical look.
We hope you’ve found this blog on tulle wedding dresses interesting and informative. If you’d like to browse our different wedding dress styles or find more tulle dresses, don’t forget to filter our Ronald Joyce and Victoria Jane collections by back detail, embellishment, fabric, neckline, silhouette and sleeve.
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Written by Lucinda Bell