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Chic Elopement Style Ideas

Elopement Dresses: 8 Stylish Ideas

You are set to elope because you want your wedding to be an intimate, stress-free affair but you still want something chic and exquisite? 

Even if your elopement wedding will be a small one, undoubtedly you want to feel and look your best on the big day. 

Am I right?

With your intimate wedding just around the corner I am sure everything including decor, theme, colors is in place but have you figured out your elopement dress?

If you want a unique and tailored elopement that goes beyond the “simple elopement” it takes a lot more organizing than you might think. 

With elopement dresses, you need to think about the destination, style, and theme. 

You might be planning your wedding in the Dolomites, or the beach, and whichever location you choose; your dress needs to be both comfortable and beautiful. 

I truly understand this, after all, eloping is nothing like traditional nuptials where you can just drop by the store and choose bridal gowns from several off-the-hanger options available. 

So if you have decided to elope, why not elope in style? 

It doesn’t matter the wedding vibes you are going for, your options to choose from can be modern, chic, yet sophisticated. 

Elopements are becoming more popular and brides are looking for alternative wedding dresses for your their intimate wedding. 

Think outside the box. A lot of eloping brides are now choosing colorful and short dresses.

 I have a couple for instance who is choosing to wear a black dress this fall for her boho-elopement in Tuscany. Which is perfect for them and their theme!

To help you make a perfect choice, I have curated the best elopement dresses that will suit every bridal style.

Before we begin, if we haven’t met before, my name is Rochelle Cheever and I specialize in designing chic and stylish elopements in some of the world’s most romantic places. 

Now let me show you some of my favorite designers and elopement dresses.


Just because you are eloping doesn’t mean you cannot experiment with elements of traditional attire. 

I love Rime’s Belle-dun-soi slinky and timeless collection that won’t just make you feel confident but look gorgeous too. 

This beautiful ensemble is fully covered with white flowers and layers of tulle. 

The high waist skirt looks phenomenal and long sleeves with flower appliques create a beautiful effect against the skin. 

This is the perfect dress if you are planning for a destination or a backyard elopement.

Embrasse Moi

Embrasse Moi is an easy-wear, romantic elopement dress with removable oversized puffy sleeves. 

I instantly loved this floor-length gown that features a deep slit making for an utterly chic design. 

The dress is covered with oversize white flowers which work beautifully with its scratched organza. 

With this dress, you will surely be the center of attention and your partner won’t be able to take his eyes off you! 


This angelic collection from Rhiannon is perfect and a must-have for your elopement celebration. 

The softest and lightest wedding dress with a plunging V-neckline, puff statement sleeves offers a timeless look. 

Featuring a romantic skirt to dance the night away, the silhouette is made for brides who long to achieve an effortlessly elegant look. 

With short puff sleeves and pearl detailing, the design can be worn time and again, even for your next outing. 

I love this gown and it is also available in a full-length option.


Feathers are perfect for brides who have dreamt of wearing something sassy and romantic. 

This Amani collection is a showstopper dress with long sleeves which is fully embellished in equal parts with beads, and pearls. 

Elope in style with this short, sleek, and stylish gown. 

This would look amazing in Capri!

Alda gown 

The Alda gown made from silk crepe and floral embroidery featuring long sleeves is just right for a breezy seaside ceremony. 

It will give you an effortless Goddess look through the scoop back and long-fitted flair gown. 

This lace sleeve wedding dress is a true attention-grabber with a soft lace lining that gently hugs the body. 

The gown flows effortlessly from a modern scoop neckline making it nothing short of a romantic affair. 

Elopement Dress idea Alexandra Grecco

Caine Gown

This bell-sleeved wedding dress is what you need for an outdoor elopement. 

Caine’s beautiful collection embodies the attitude and aesthetic of the modern bride. 

It is embellished with traditional embroidery and Rue’s signature butterfly cutaway that creates a soft yet dramatic look. 

The two front slits make for pure romance and allow you to dance your heart out comfortably on the golden sands.

Perfect if you’re looking for a Boho-Chic look.

Chic Elopement Dress Ideas Rue de Seine


The Ryder collection is delicate and features sparkling lace with a deep plunging neckline. 

It is also available in a French crepe version for the classic bride in traditional ivory and off-white shades. 

The delicate lace makes it the perfect option for brides craving a soft and romantic look for their special day. 

This fun and flirty A-line fitted dress features a flattering neckline for a timeless and beautiful look.

Chic Elopement Dress made with love Bridal

These are some of the unique styles you can consider for your special day. 

And the best part is they are all comfortable, and some are even perfect not just for eloping but suitable for any occasion too.

Remember, choose the elopement dress to match your epic location whether it be Santorini, Rome, Big Sur, Lake Como, or whatever the destination. 

Each place has its own vibe and you want to make sure everything ties together to have a once-in-a-lifetime elopement.

If you are looking for more innovative ideas for your elopement dress or planning an elopement wedding, then feel free to sign up for an online course with me – STYLE YOUR ELOPEMENT. 









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