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Fishtail Wedding Dresses: 25 Flattering Designs

Fishtail wedding dresses are a favourite amongst brides. The figure-hugging designs create an hourglass silhouette that draws you in at the waist before flaring out at your thighs or knees.

Every bride wants a flattering wedding dress. Make sure you know how to choose the best wedding dress for your body shape before you start your search.

Whether you’re after a sexy satin number or a more traditional lace dress, fishtail wedding dresses come in all forms and you’ll be sure to find one you love.

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25 Fishtail Wedding Dresses from Leading Designers’ Latest Collections

Cizzy Bridal

Cizzy Bridal have successfully created one of the most flattering fishtail wedding dresses that will certainly ensure you feel confident when walking down the aisle.

Cizzy Bridal fishtail wedding dress

The beaded details that cover the back of this Cizzy Bridal dress give it a luxurious and unique feel. Your wedding dress really is a once-in-a-lifetime outfit, so why not go all out with this jaw-dropping fishtail wedding dress?

Vogue, Fishtail Wedding Dress by Dando London

Off-the-shoulder and sleeved wedding dresses are at the forefront of bridal fashion, making Vogue by Dando London an ideal choice for the on-trend bride.

Dando London Vogue fishtail wedding dresses

Meanwhile, the lace material and long train give this gown a timeless feel, meaning you’ll be sure to still love it when you look back at your wedding photos in 30 years’ time.

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Fishtail Wedding Dress by Demetrios, Style 7955

Fishtail wedding dresses by Demetrios, Style 7955

Style 7955 by Demetiros is a strapless, open back wedding dress. The beaded bodice with lace details have a traditional bridal look whilst the fishtail element makes this dress ideal for the modern bride.

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Donatella by Ian Stuart

Fishtail wedding dress Donatella by Ian Stuart

Ian Stuart’s Folie Frocks collection is packed with alternative wedding dresses for the glamorous bride. Donatella is ideal for the bride looking for a coloured wedding dress that; the gold tones make the design feel undeniably special.

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Design 12300 by Ellis Bridals

The lace elements and corset back give this Ellis Bridals design a traditional feel that can be lost in some fishtail wedding dresses.

Ellis Bridals fishtail wedding dresses style 12300

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Amelie Bridal

Amelie Bridal fishtail wedding dress

This stunning Amelie Bridal wedding dress is perfect for the bride who wants to make a statement. With a bodice covered in 3D floral embellishments, and an intricate skirt and train made up of individual pleats, this dress is a real head-turner.

Fishtail Wedding Dress by Demetrios, Style 7962

Style 7962 by Demetrios is so on trend. More and more brides are opting for coloured wedding dresses, and the champagne tone to this dress make it a little different whilst not totally going against wedding traditions.Fishtail wedding dresses by Demetrios, Style 7962

We’re seeing ruffled wedding dresses hit the runways on masse, making the ruffled skirt element of this fishtail wedding dress perfect for the fashion-forward bride.

The open back and geometric patterns woven into the floral design on the bodice are also both super on trend, meaning this is the perfect fishtail wedding dress for the fashionista bride.

Diana Elizabeth’s Fishtail Wedding Dress

The polka dot design, unusual metallic belt and delicate feathers on this Diana Elizabeth gown make it stand out from other fishtail wedding dresses.

Fishtail wedding dresses by Diana Elizabeth

The delicate string of beads that cover the backless dress also give the design a luxurious feel.

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Dynasty London

Dynasty London’s pink gown is one of the most striking fishtail wedding dresses around. The bride who wants to turn heads and be remembered for bucking tradition will adore this look.

Fishtail wedding dresses by Dynasty London

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E&W Couture

This E&W Couture dress is one of the best fishtail wedding dresses for the boho bride. A lot of bohemian-style wedding dresses tend to be loose and therefore don’t allow brides to show off their curves, but E&W Couture’s fishtail wedding dress definitely doesn’t run this risk!

Fishtail wedding dresses by E&W Couture

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Eddy K Fishtail Wedding Dress

This recent Eddy K design is one of the most dramatic fishtail wedding dresses around. The ruffled train is really on trend, making this a great option for the fashion-forward bride.

Eddy K Fishtail Wedding Dress

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Angel B’s Fishtail Wedding Dress

Fishtail wedding dresses by Angel B

Design AS102 by Angel B is a classic and traditional bridal look whilst the fishtail and glittery elements give the dress a modern feel. The sheer bateau neckline and covered shoulders make this a great option that you certainly won’t be afraid of wearing in front of your Grandma!

Circle by Dando London

Dando London's fishtail wedding dress, Circle

We love the lace design down the centre of the back of this Dando London dress and the way it continues across the shoulders – it’s truly stunning.

Camilla by Galia Lahav

Galia Lahav offer one of the most beautiful designer fishtail wedding dresses. Due to the bespoke nature of the brand, make alterations to Camilla depending on your personal preferences.

Fishtail wedding dress by Galia Lahav

For example, opt for the long tulle skirt for that princess vibe or continue the lace skirt for something slightly more low-key.

Fishtail wedding dresses by Galia Lahav

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Elyse Couture’s Fishtail Wedding Dress

Fishtail wedding dresses Elyse Couture

Allure by Elyse Couture is one of our favourite fishtail wedding dresses with a sweetheart neckline. The tulle skirt contrasts with the lace bodice, creating a real sense of drama, whilst the design remains traditional and a popular choice among brides.

Halfpenny London

Fishtail wedding dress by Halfpenny London

Bridal separates are the latest wedding dress trend that alternative brides are loving. We adore this fishtail bridal set by popular bridal brand Halfpenny London. Just look at those capped sleeves!

We’re also loving the latest bridal trends: bridal jumpsuits and convertible two-in-one-wedding-dresses.

Blue Lainey by Enzoani

Blue Lainey by Enzoani Fishtail wedding dresses

Enzoani’s Blue Lainey is a super flattering design. Not only does this dress have the figure-hugging properties that other fishtail wedding dresses have, but the lace design down the back of the gown cleverly creates a stunning hourglass shape.

Hollywood by Jessica Grace

Fishtail wedding dress Hollywood by Jessica Grace

Jessica Grace’s Hollywood wedding dress has an impressive skirt that really contrasts with the tight bodice. The clever embellishments accentuate brides’ curves, creating an incredibly flattering look.

Harmonia by Dando London

Harmonia is another elegant wedding dress by Dando London. The light material and deep V-back makes this wedding dress a great design for summer weddings. Add the delicate train to create the ultimate feminine look.

Dando London Harmonia fishtail wedding dresses

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Sicily by Jessica Grace

Not all brides dream of wearing a wedding dress fit for a princess, but for those that do, Sicily by Jessica Grace is perfect.

Fishtail wedding dress Sicily by Jessica Grace

The silver beaded embellishments that cover the bodice, alongside the heavy tulle skirt, give this fishtail wedding dress a really luxurious feel.

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Drew by Louise Bentley

Louise Bentley’s Drew is a more sophisticated wedding dress, ideal for the mature bride.

Fishtail wedding dress by Louise Bentley

The shape of the dress is elegant and glamorous, yet the heavily-embellished collar decorating the back of the dress offers something quite different.

Design 18111 by Ellis Bridals

Ellis Bridals fishtail wedding dress, Style 18111

Design 18111 is one of Ellis Bridals’ more sophisticated fishtail wedding dresses. Whilst this design looks simple from the front, the back is heavily embellished with an intricate, beaded design.

Browse more Ellis Bridals wedding dresses here.

Blue Laken, Fishtail Wedding Dress by Enzoani

Blue Laken by Enzoani Fishtail wedding dresses

Blue Laken is one of our favourite satin fishtail wedding dresses. Satin wedding dresses are really on trend and the structured properties of the dresses gives it real character.

Fontaine by Ian Stuart

Fontaine is a classic fishtail design. Taking inspiration from real brides that Ian meets in his London store, the designer has used his skills and expertise to make this fishtail wedding dresses unmistakably Ian Stuart.

Fontaine wedding dress design by Ian Stuart

Now you know what designs you like, it’s time to get wedding dress shopping. Read these top tips on how you can perfect your wedding dress shopping experience before you get started.

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