Everyone has different preferences about how they would like their wedding dress to be. Personally I would prefer a flamboyant full length Alexander McQueen wedding dress with feathers, ruffles, crystals and sequins. But I know many girls who would prefer something more understated and elegant. Modest wedding dresses that are not frumpy and matronly are very hard to find. If you go to a boutique for a wedding gown, you will find that most of the bridal gowns are strapless, backless or have a plunging neckline. Whatever modest wedding dresses that are there at the back of the shop are so dated that even your grandmother won't be wearing them. Many religions like Greek orthodox and Russian orthodox will not allow a wedding ceremony inside the church unless the bride is covered from head to toe. Here we will discuss some modest wedding dresses options, styles and designs. Simple Modest Wedding Dresses There is an ongoing trend of fitted and sexy expensive wedding dresses as well as corset wedding dresses, but if you are looking for modest wedding dresses, then there are a lot of styles that you can try. Just because you are planning to wear a modest wedding gown, it does not mean that you cannot look glamorous and beautiful. Great style and modesty can indeed go together. If you look at Ivanka Trump's wedding dress designed by Vera Wang, you will see that it is in fact a modest wedding dress which is modern as well. It has lace sleeves that add just the right bit of style and also covers her bare shoulders. You too can take inspiration from Ivanka's wedding dress and have a dress with lace sleeves and a full gown. Lace spells old world charm and glamor and will look great on you. Shop during the winter to get great designs of modest wedding dresses. Boutiques and fashion houses usually have wedding dress designs with full sleeves, high collars and modest necklines that are suitable for the winter. Vintage Modest Wedding Dresses If you are having trouble finding modest wedding dresses, then why not go vintage? Vintage modest wedding dress patterns can be found in many thrift stores or even online. When you find a pattern that you like, then make the purchase and get all necessary fabrics, trimmings, ribbons and buttons. Ask a good seamstress to create a modest wedding dress, using the pattern and the material. Vintage wedding dress patterns like a ruffled collar, power shoulders, full length sleeves and even Grecian drapes all looks great for a modern wedding. There are many vintage wedding gowns with sleeves and high collars that works as well as modest wedding gowns. The best thing about having vintage style wedding dresses is that you can pass it on to your daughter as well. Cheap Modest Wedding Dresses The best way to find beautiful modest wedding dresses is to plan months ahead of the wedding and look through as many wedding gown catalogs and bridal magazines. This will give you an idea of what designs of modest wedding dresses are in style. For plus sized brides, wearing plus size modest wedding dresses is a very good idea, since strapless modern wedding dresses don't look good on them. Plus sized brides can also choose a strapless wedding dress and ask a seamstress to make a bolero jacket or short cap sleeves that can be attached to the wedding gown. This will help you to convert a strapless wedding dress into a modest one. These were some ideas on modest wedding dresses designs and styles. If you are planning to wear a modest weeding dress for your big day, then you should find the wedding dress as soon as possible. With the right modest wedding dress, you will look like a fairy princess on your wedding day.