7 Non–White Wedding Dresses For Colorful Brides
Break tradition with these gorgeous gowns.
Do you hate the thought of getting married in a white wedding dress? Perhaps you see wearing white as an outdated tradition? Or maybe you think white isn't the most flattering of colors. Or maybe you just want to be like Kaley Cuoco.
Whatever the reason, these days you don't have to stick to basic white. From wedding gowns with a twist on the classic white shade to dramatically different dresses; there's a wedding dress out there for every kind of bride. Don’t feel pressured to play it safe and stay, it’s your wedding day so color wherever you want while using every crayon in the box. It’s your special day so celebrate it your way.
Here's a selection of gorgeous bridal dresses to suit an array of taste:
1. The Classy Black & White Dress
Oscar De La Renta Kaftan Dress, approx. $4857, selfridges.com
This phenomenal Oscar De La Renta gown will take your partner’s breath away. Black tie style weddings are becoming increasingly popular and more and more people are choosing this super formal theme. With its feminine, kaftan style sleeves, glamorous black details, and lace overlay this would be the perfect dress for such a wedding.
2. The Romantic Caramel Peach Gown
Asos Wedding Pleat Deep Plunge Maxi Dress, $154.04, asos.com
Look utterly elegant in this divine peachy dress. The lovely pleated skirt lends a ladylike vibe to the gown and the draped back gives it a sensual appeal. This dress will add a feel of effortless romance to your wedding and you could even base the color scheme around it to continue the dreamy vibes throughout.
3. The Indecisive Flower Fairy Dress
Mint Color Wedding Dress, $600, etsy.com
This dress is a dream come true for the indecisive bride. You receive three dresses for the price of one so that you can mix and match to find your perfect style, or add or remove layers throughout the day. For one price, you'll receive a mini dress with a sweetheart neckline, a crochet cotton lace jacket, and a tulle skirt in a soft mint shade. This ensemble completely obliterates the need for a separate dress for your evening reception — you can change it up throughout the day as and when you feel like it. Plus the minty green tulle skirt is just gorgeous and would be a wonderful choice for a bride channeling ethereal, fairy folk vibes or fans of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
4. The Eco-Friendly Green Dress
Farfalla, $1,750, taralynnbridal.com
This gorgeous green dress is for all of the eco warriors out there. It features an intricate floral design including a flutter of butterflies around the waist that floats upwards towards the bust area. The skirt falls in handkerchief points and the back is fastened by delicate spaghetti straps which lace up in a corset like fashion. This is a fantastic dress for any nature lovers or for those celebrating their wedding outside.
5. The Starry Nude Dress
Valentino Star Embellished Silk-Chiffon Gown, approx. $10,125, selfridges.com
Be the star of the show on your big day in this beautiful chiffon gown. Ooze celestial chic in this truly lovely Valentino gown which features sequin stars and Disney Princess style puffed sleeves. This dress is made for lovers of either whimsy or classic designer labels, or both. When you wish upon a star your dreams come true!
6. The “Something Blue” Dress
Chi Chi London Premium Lace Midi Prom Dress With Bardot Neck And 3/4 Sleeve, $144.98, asos.com
Make your own luck and be your own “something blue” in this delicately embroidered dress. This style is reminiscent of traditional blue and white Willow Pattern ceramics, which conjures up images of British tea parties and afternoon tea, due to the popularity of the designs in England. This would be a great frock for a vintage wedding or a tea party themed reception.
7. The Show–Stopping Scarlet Dress
Elie Saab Cotton-Blend Lace Gown, $8,625, net-a-porter.com
If you really want to make an entrance when you walk down the aisle then this stunning Elie Saab gown is the dress for you. Not only is it a sumptuous scarlet shade but it is also made from luxurious tulle, lace, and chiffon. The see-through panel around the neck draws the eye to the décolletage and the ankle length hem makes it a treat to walk in.
Don’t blend into the crowd on your big day, wear something memorable and stand out in style.