12 Mountain Wedding Dress Ideas for an Adventurous Wedding

With elopements and destination weddings becoming more prevalent, many couples are choosing to solemnize their commitment in the great outdoors. Mountains are a popular venue for weddings because of the stunning backdrop they provide for photoshoots and ceremonies.

Listed below are 12 mountain wedding dress ideas for your adventure elopement or wedding. There is a style of wedding dress for every bride, which can effectively showcase their personality and figure. Furthermore, a few things to consider as you choose your dress are also given.

Mountain Wedding Dress Ideas for Your Adventure Wedding

1. Boho Lace Wedding Dress with Bell Sleeves

Many brides and stylists agree that boho wedding dresses are a staple in adventure elopements and weddings. One feature of boho wedding dresses that makes them so suitable for mountain weddings is the movement of their silhouette and material. This allows you to capture photos with your dress fluttering in the wind. The floral details of this dress give it more touches of elegance.

2. Lace Long Sleeve with Peach Skirt

Lace is a popular design feature of any wedding dress because of its classiness and refinement. The lace top and white bodice combo above accentuates the bride’s silhouette, and the pink skirt with white tulle completes the sophisticated and youthful outfit. Complete your look with a purposefully messy French braid for the most romantic mountain wedding outfit.

3. Simple White Dress with Cape Sleeves

Opting for a simple white dress allows you to focus on the other details of your outfit. This dress with cape sleeves has floral details scattered over its entirety, down to its chic sweep train. Furthermore, a classy dress such as this will allow your breathtaking backdrop to take the focus in your wedding photos.

4. Monochromatic Outfit with Earth Tones

Though biker jackets are typically worn with biker wedding dresses, they can be paired with any style of clothing. The monochromatic outfit above is composed of a pale brown biker jacket, a simple white top, and a flowy pale pink skirt. The use of earth tones makes sure that you are aesthetically in harmony with nature.

5. Personalized Denim Jacket with White Dress

Pairing a denim jacket with a white ensemble has always been a classic outfit. If that is your style, you can easily incorporate it into your wedding. The outfit in the picture above consists of a simple white dress with a trumpet silhouette and a sweep train, over which a bespoke denim jacket is worn. You can personalize your jacket by adding your new last name, a traditional wedding phrase, and even your wedding hashtag. Additionally, you can also have floral motifs or jewels embedded into the jacket to further customize it.

6. Bohemian Lace Wedding Dress with Jumpsuit

This outfit takes the stunning features of a boho mountain wedding dress, such as its focus on lace and movement of material and combines them with the practicality that comes with a jumpsuit. Wearing a jumpsuit gives you more mobility and decreases the anxiety of having a wardrobe malfunction as you navigate the mountain to take pictures. This outfit will also give you an edge of uniqueness, as not many brides opt for jumpsuits.

7. Sweetheart Pantsuit Wedding Dress

Similar to a jumpsuit, this pantsuit will allow you more freedom in terms of your movement. This outfit features a white bodice with a sweetheart neckline and zipper at the back, as well as a floor-length lace and stretch crepe pantsuit with pleats. You can pair it with your favorite pair of shoes, though you may have to have the dress altered to get the best fit.

8. River Gown with Cowboy Hat

This off-the-shoulder white mountain wedding dress with intricate lace patterns, a gorgeous sweep train, and long bell sleeves is a splendid choice for the adventurous boho bride. Its elegant shape lends itself to blowing winds, allowing you to play around and get breathtaking pictures. Complete the outfit with a matching cowboy hat, which not only acts as protection from the sun but also as a unique and quirky accessory.

9. Low-Back Lace Dress with ⅞ Sleeves

Sewn with French and Japanese lace, this low-back dress with a straight boat neckline and ⅞ sleeves will accentuate your elegant and beautiful figure. Elevate your gracefulness by accessorizing with simple yet chic earrings and bracelets. Its 40-centimeter train makes the dress flow and provides a breathtaking contrast from the tight fit of the sleeves and bodice.

10. Off-the-Shoulder Gown with Angel Sleeves

This stunning off-the-shoulder gown will surely make your presence stand out in your mountain wedding. The angel sleeves and cathedral train give the image of royalty and otherworldly beauty. You will feel like a goddess of nature; by accessorizing with interesting pieces, such as a flower crown, choker, or ear cuffs, you will also look the part of a deity.

11. V-Neck Sheer Top with Gray and Floral Details

This lovely V-neck mountain wedding dress has a stunning bodice with floral details and a tulle skirt that barely grazes the ground. The bride pictured above completed her elegant outfit with white wedges and a bedazzled headband that frames her wavy hair. Though seemingly simple, this outfit is no less exquisite than those shown above.

12. Lace V-Neck with Fringe Sleeves and White Cowgirl Boots

The intricate handiwork from the neckline down to its sweep train showcases the craftsmanship of the dressmaker, lending itself amazingly to dramatic poses and photoshoots. What makes this dress unique is its fringe details from its short sleeves to its skirt. Pairing it with white cowgirl boots and an earth-toned sun hat will make it a perfect mountain wedding outfit.

Things to Consider for Your Mountain Wedding Dress

Weather

The schedule of your mountain wedding will highly influence which dress you will wear for your special day. If it will be held during the summer, you want an off-shoulder neckline to avoid feeling too hot and getting sweat stains. If temperatures will be low during your wedding, you may want to consider thicker fabric or incorporating a cardigan or jacket.

How Much Hiking Is Required

Having a mountain wedding almost guarantees that a hike will be involved; the amount of hiking you need to do will depend on your venue. To ensure comfort during a hike, regardless of its duration, you will want a comfortable skirt that does not hug your form. You can also consider going for a pantsuit or jumpsuit instead.

While you are highly recommended to have a flowy skirt, you have more freedom when it comes to the bodice.

In the same vein, while trains are a highly popular detail in boho dresses, you may want to consider opting for a shorter train — or none at all — if the hike will be long. It may become a hindrance or hazard as you walk up the trail. If you are sure you want a long train, look into getting a detachable piece that you can attach once you are at your venue.

Features and Details

Some widespread features of mountain wedding dresses include the intricacy of their craftsmanship and the freedom of their fabric to move with the wind. You may want to avail of dresses with excess fabric that can sway and flow whenever the wind blows. This will make for more stunning and memorable wedding photos.

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