Elegantly Sleek: 3 Designers Who Create Minimalist Wedding Gown


Most brides wanta grand and elegant look for their wedding. They want intricate bead work, layers of tulle and lace, and a petticoat that seems like it came straight from a fairytale movie. ┬áBut,others think of their gown and see something clean, sleek, and with little to no embellishment. If that’s what you’re into, then you’ll need a great designer who has keen attention to detail and a sharp focus on sewing.

Here are 3 designers you should consider for your dream minimalist wedding gown:

Jenny Yoo

A New York-based designer, she started her line in November 2002 with a goal of redefining wedding fashion with a fresh and modern approach. In 2006, she launched her namesake bridal collection filled with delicately crafted designs for a contemporary bride. Since then, she’s been recognized for her understated and high-quality dresses. Her confident sophistication resulted in garments with luxurious yet simple fabrics and inventive silhouettes.

Yoo’s clear vision paved the path in redefining bridal fashion and has led her company to rapid success. She believes that while weddings are a tradition, some rules and standards are meant to be modified. Her modern yet elegant pieces highlight her philosophy that designers should evolve together with today’s trends.

Mark Bumgarner

Bumgarner started as a race car driver, but then discovered his passion for fashion. Now, he became the first Filipino to be part of Moda Operandi’s list of creators and continues to style fashionable personalities in the Philippines. Despite being fairly new in the field, he’s gaining global attention as one of the most promising designers in haute couture.

He’s all about creating timeless pieces that you can look back on years from now and marvel at how it never went out of style. He describes his gowns as dramatic with hints of a classic silhouette, guaranteeing that the bride will be the center of attention. His sleek, clean, and restrained bridal frocks make for a gorgeous dress that stands out.

Carly Cushnie

Originally from London, Cushnie attended Parsons School of Design in Paris and New York, where she graduated with a BA in Fashion Design. She’s currently the creative director of CUSHNIE, a women’s wear brand she co-founded in 2008. Known for its impeccable fit, her exquisite collection has been donned by influential women such as Michelle Obama, Lupita Nyong’o, and Jennifer Lopez.

Chic and cosmopolitan, Cushnie is bringing her signature silhouettes down the aisle. Her unadorned yet sophisticated collection is bound to attract minimalist brides. Even those who are looking for a simple and romantic princess-style dress will surely find something in her wide range of wedding gowns.

Beauty and elegance can be found in the simplest pieces. Designers like Jenny Yoo, Mark Bumgarner, and Carly Cushnie are making this more apparent with their sophisticated and sleek wedding gowns that are bound to be adored by every minimalist bride.