Satin Wedding Dress

Satin is a type of weave made using filament fibres such as silk, nylon and polyester to create a fabric with a smooth, lustrous sheen that photographs well in any light. Satin has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years - we have over 1,000 dresses incorporating satin to browse on Wedding Style Collective.

It is a relatively heavy, rich fabric that is also comfortable, which makes it an ideal choice for brides hosting a winter wedding; this special Ronald Joyce satin ball gown with a ruched bodice and off-the-shoulder neckline kills two love birds with one stone, ensuring you stay warm while your guests’ jaws drop.

Or how about a satin wedding dress with sleeves? The rich satin featured on this figure-hugging Kenneth Winston gown is offset by embroidery, lace and organza for a more decorative finish.

Slinky dress silhouettes in satin can be unforgiving, so brides looking for a figure-flattering option could consider A-line, natural waist and fit-n-flare styles. The structured satin skirt on this beautiful Kenneth Winston gown from the ‘Ella Rosa’ collection is offset with a natural waist and an intricately beaded back - a flattering option for any shape.

That said, brides keen to show off a slender figure can find the perfect balance of sleek simplicity and glamorous detailing in this full-length satin mermaid gown by Enzoani.

Browse by other fabrics to find the right dress for you


Crepe wedding dresses are made from a soft silk or lightweight rayon material that clings to the body to enhance your curves.


Sophisticated Mikado wedding dresses are made from an expensive blend of silk and nylon, which offers a smooth finish that has a slight grain in the texture.


Shantung is a plain weave raw silk fabric, popular in wedding dresses, that was historically first manufactured in the Shandong province of China from which the source raw silk originates.

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