The two-piece wedding dress has long been a favourite for fashionable brides-to-be. Giving way to some seriously cool options for edgy and dynamic brides looking for a bit of a twist on tradition. With a multitude of different fits and varying skirt & top combinations, these stylish, timeless and modern wedding dress sets are a brilliant idea for those of you looking to mix things up.
Having a two-piece dress is great for more than just it’s sartorial uniqueness but it also allows you to create multiple looks throughout your wedding day. You can pair flouncy skirts with crop tops, long sleeves, bodysuits, luxe sweaters, and delicate camisoles, or ditch the skirt and pair your silk overlay with a pair of smart white trousers for a sophisticated after-party ensemble.
Don’t forget, choosing a two-piece gown is the best way to find ways to wear your bridal look again and again. We can imagine so many of these individual pieces paired with ready to wear items from your closets for fancy dinners & nights out to come.
Below, we have created an edit of some of our absolute fave two-piece wedding sets, from rock n roll glam to demure elegance and everything in-between – we’ve got the perfect set for you.
Arwen Top & Salem Skirt by Rime Arodaky
Arwen and Salem, created by the talented Rime Arodaky at her Parisian atelier, have been made with the idea of mystical cosmic love in mind. The dazzling two-piece created from crepe and hand-embroidered tulle features a modern sweetheart neckline, fine spaghetti straps and delicate butterfly sleeves a top with the same embroidery pattern carried on to the fit & flare floor-length Salem skirt — cut high on the waist to curve your body and accentuate a beautifully feminine silhouette.
Aaron Top and Cassie Skirt by Caroline Takvorian
French and ultra-chic, Caroline’s modern two-piece sets mix romantic beaded lace and deep sensual necklines to create an opulent bridal look. Aaron has been beautifully created out of the finest French Calais lace, with a sprinkle of delicate pearls and a sexy low cut back. Pair with the Cassie skirt, a beautiful blend of flowing silk and an unstructured shape to achieve a beautifully romantic and effortless wedding day look.
Purple Top & Rain Skirt by Rime Arodaky
If you’ve been wanting to show a little (or a lot) of skin on the day, then Rime has you covered. Her two-piece ‘Purple & Rain’ set features a very high slit on the belted skirt, a retro cut and plunging neckline that fully embrace the 80’s style it was inspired by.
You can balance out a peek of the skin by choosing a style with long sleeves or by opting for a more voluminous skirt to offset a revealed waist. This set is perfect for all of you modern brides, mixing structured lines and funky silhouettes for an alternative approach to bridal styling. Rain is also great for that fo you planning on tearing it up on the dance-floor – a high split means an even high kick!
Elegant and moveable… what more could you want?
Bazin top & Alberti skirt by Laure de Sagazan
One of the most unique sets we have ever seen, Bazin & Alberti are sure to make you stand out as a true fashion-forward bride. Bazin’s High-neck and delicate lace pattern make for a beautiful unstructured silhouette which flows with an almost old-world romanticism, pair that with the grander of the Alberti skirt, which features a layered lace pattern and fullness in both length and shape, this combination is striking yet demure.
Kim Top, Rose Top & Wylde Skirt by Rime Arodaky
Truly the best thing about having a two-piece is how unique it can be to your style. Designers don’t just create one top and one skirt that have to go together, often they will create different varieties that all work well with each other. Rose is a sunny balloon sleeve design with a neckline that will make collarbones dazzle and Kim features a more risqué bustier crop top with butterfly sleeves and delicate sheer back. Both tops work perfectly with the fitted Wylde skirt as it has a matching lace overlay with the same embroidered pattern.
Moretti Top & Loden Skirt by Laure de Sagazan
This stunning trapeze style top with cap sleeves comes in a mesmerising pattern of embroidered silk organza with a sheer back and pearl buttons. Laure’s designs always convey a sense of laid-back sophistication, finding beauty in delicate patterns and soft silhouettes. With its floor-length style and minimalist look the sheath style, Loden skirt offers a modern balance to the delicateness of the top, complementing and pairing together through the pearl buttons trailing down the back.
Osta Top & Bessy Skirt by Rime Arodaky
This spectacular crop-top features embroidered tulle and crepe with a stylish knot in the back, designed to create a unique twist effect on the front. Osta pairs with the Bessy high waisted skirt, made in gorgeous crepe and the same embroidered tulle with an even more stunning tulle inlay in the back of the skirt. The whole ensemble features perfectly arranged embroidered roses.
The whole look feels fresh, sexy and modern — perfect for all of you brides wanting to convey a sense of fashionable fun with your wedding look.
As always we hope this bridal inspirations are helpful to your wedding plans, to book an appointment in one of our beautiful studios where you can try all of these gorgeous styles click here, and for more inspiration, including stories from real brides and all things wedding fashion, visit our Le Journal for lots more!