9 Ethereal Ball Gowns Fit for a Princess

Get swept away by these enchanting, light-as-air gowns well worth the daydream.


Play a modern-day princess in voluminous, airy tulle and float down the aisle in a dreamy, diaphanous gown.

white by vera wang wedding gown

Strapless satin corset gown with high-low ruffled organza and tulle skirt, about $1,498, by White by Vera Wang. Headband by Free People. Earrings by Sachin & Babi. Rings by Sterling Forever. Engagement ring by A.Jaffe.

morilee by madeline gardner wedding gown

Floral printed taffeta ballgown with tulle overlay and beaded bodice with deep-V neckline, price upon request, by Morilee by Madeline Gardner. Necklace by Swarovski. Veil by Bel Aire Bridal.

maggie sottero wedding gown

Ballgown with sweetheart neckline, corseted drop- waist bodice and lace appliqués, about $1,879, by Maggie Sottero. Necklace by Zoe Chicco.

allison webb wedding gown

Off-the-shoulder peach tulle gown with cascading layered skirt, about $3,450, by Allison Webb. Earrings by Morning Lavender. Cuff by Chloe & Isabel. Ring set by Swarovski.

sweetheart gowns wedding gown

Ballgown with embroidered lace bodice, illusion neckline and cap sleeves, about $1,600, by Sweetheart Gowns. Drusy ring by ADMK Jewelry. Pearl ring by The9thMuse. Cuff by Stella & Dot. Engagement ring by A.Jaffe. Flowers by The Bouqs Company.

davids bridal wedding gown

Strapless pale grey tea- length tulle gown with sequin appliquéd bodice, about $499, and tulle wrap, about $40, by David’s Bridal. Necklace by The9thMuse. Ring by Serenity. Shoes by Viktor&Rolf.

ashley and justin bride wedding gown

Tulle and sequin lace ballgown with illusion sleeves and sweetheart neckline, about $2,325, by Ashley & Justin Bride. Hairpins by Chloe & Isabel. Rings by The9thMuse. Engagement ring by Ritani.

robert bullock bride wedding gown

Gown with embroidered satin bodice and tulle circle skirt, about $2,300, by Robert Bullock Bride. Earrings by Carolee. Necklace by Serenity.

bonny bridal wedding gown

Illusion long-sleeve ballgown with layered horsehair-trim tulle skirt, about $1,300, by Bonny Bridal. Earrings by Jennifer Behr. Necklace by The9thMuse. Flowers by The Bouqs Company.

Photography: Lisa Loftus. Fashion Editor: Kayla Hayes, Art Director: Mary Cate Godfrey, Prop Stylist: Sara Foldenaur, Sets by Sara