In Love With Lace: Lace Wedding Dresses With a Vintage Twist

Lace wedding dresses are a popular pick for brides-to-be. Their designs can range from simple and modest to sleek and modern. Here at ieie Bridal, we love the vintage lace look. It's classic, timeless, and includes all the best things history has to offer. 

For the brides who love vintage style and lace details, we have a treat for you in today's blog post! Keep reading to see some of our favorite customized lace wedding dresses.

Classical Lace Ball Gown

Illusion Lace Princess Ball Gown Wedding Dress


Can you imagine the look on your groom's face when he sees you walking down the aisle in this gorgeous illusion lace wedding dress? The tulle ball gown skirt gives it a classical regal air. The lace back and sleeves, buttons, and matching satin sash are oh-so romantic. You'll look stunning from both the front and the back with details like these! This dress would be perfect in any season and would look especially beautiful during a formal, garden, or fairy tale wedding. 

Sexy Sleek Lace Wedding Dress

Simple Sleek Lace Wedding Dress with Open Back


Va-va voom! This sleek mermaid wedding dress has all-over lace and sparkles with clear sequins. It's perfect for the bombshell bride who wants to show off her curves or for the beach-bound bride channeling her inner mermaid. But no matter the destination, this elegant lace wedding dress will look beautiful on both vintage-loving brides and modern beauties.  

Victorian Style Lace Wedding Dress 

Victorian Style Beige Lace Wedding Dress


The timeless elegance of the Victorian era is encapsulated in this beige wedding dress with butterfly sleeves. The sweet modesty of the vintage lace and soft chiffon make this dress perfect for a historical-themed wedding, modest wedding, or charming garden wedding. A bride-to-be could even wear this to her tea party bridal shower. If you love this dress, but aren't big on beige, it can also be made in ivory or white. 

Whimsical Vintage 

Whimsical Empire Lace Wedding Dress


The empire design was popular during the Regency (or Empire) era in France. The high waistline and flowing skirt highlighted a woman's shape and allowed the wearer to move freely. This empire lace wedding dress features cap sleeves, an open back, and whimsical touches like ethereal tulle and lace edges. The lightweight style makes it perfect for a beach and/or summer wedding and its vintage details will look good in any era.

Lace Wedding Dress Guide 

If you're shopping for a lace wedding dress, you may find that there are different kinds of lace textures. Each kind will create a different look and feel, so it's best to know what kind of lace you're getting into (so to speak). Here is a short and sweet guide on the various lace textures and styles.


  • needlepoint
  • usually made into a floral design
  • mostly seen on sheer backgrounds
  • soft/cotton texture


  • usually accented with gold and silver threads
  • intricate designs
  • creates a rich, vintage royal look


  • French lace
  • made into intricate details and patterns
  • linen or silk based


  • tightly stitched pattern 
  • usually seen on illusion backgrounds
  • has the appearance of an applique


  • light and airy
  • typically made with cotton, silk, or satin
  • perfect for a bohemian look

Love this article? Look through our full collection of lace wedding dresses for even more inspiration! 

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