Becoming a bride is one of the most glorious things a woman experiences in her life. But choosing a wedding dress can be a boring affair of sifting through racks upon racks of white, ivory & lace.
Many brides-to-be today are opting for a non-traditional route when selecting a dress for their special day. Instead of the traditional white gown or the antique lace handed down by their mothers, women are having fun with colour and texture and opting for a unique wedding dress to capture the essence of their day and union.
Below we offer 10 unique wedding dresses from our very own GlamCorner collection!
Unique Wedding Dresses for the Non-Traditional Bride
1. Blushing Bride
This gorgeous Renaissance Gown by Grace & Heart is a stunning alternative to the traditional white column gown. The soft blush colour adds femininity, and the floral lace detail is in keeping with the traditional bridal wedding dress. Read: How to Wear a Blush Wedding Dress.
2. Pop the Champagne
A toast is due for any woman who chooses this beautiful Badgley Mischka gown. Champagne tones are a gorgeous alternative to traditional white or ivory and is more flattering on different skin tones, too. Complement with a sheer veil for a jaw-dropping unique wedding dress.
3. Something Borrowed, Something Blue
A powder blue gown like this super feminine number from Alice Mccall would be perfect for a garden or outdoor wedding. For the boho bride, opting for a floral headpiece instead of a traditional veil would look gorgeous teamed with this dress.
4. Lady in Lace
You can keep tradition while still looking unique. A boatneck lace gown like this one from Tadashi Shoji would look stunning with a white floral crown and would suit a bride looking for something more timeless and feminine. The contrasting beige and the Grosgrain sash keeps things modern while still managing to look effortlessly chic.
5. Black & White
Many bride-to-be’s have been opting toward classic black & white for a contemporary spin on traditional white. Such bridal trends have become popular for a reason, they are a fantastic option for those women who prefer to have a more classical look for their big day. This Ancelina gown by Alex Perry is an incredible option for lovers of black & white. The zig-zag polka dot waistband adds a modern and playful twist!
6. Grecian Goddess
The elegant floor sweeping gown synonymous with the traditional wedding dress can be emulated with a gorgeous Grecian style dress like this George number. with an elegant cut-out detail on the back and intricate beaded bodice, a dress like this is perfect for the bride wanting to look and feel like a goddess.
7. Vintage Bride
Feel like a royal bride in this Majestic Dress by Grace & Heart. With lace bell sleeves and asymmetric hem, this dress is a flirty twist on traditional lace. A gorgeous wedding dress for curvier figures, pair with a nude heel and loose waves for a romantic look.
8. Golden Girl
Glitter in gold; it’s your golden day after all! This head turning Alex Perry gown features a classic silhouette made to flatter most body types, with a elegant v-neck and floor-length sweep. The beautiful blush pink overlaid with rich gold is a striking tone, but soft enough for that special day. Not sure if you are daring enough to go for gold on your wedding day? Read this article on How to Pull Off a Non-Traditional Wedding Dress.
9. Pretty in Pink
Soft & pretty, pinks evoke femininity and romance; and this dusty pink gown from Camilla and Marc is no exception. For those who like the idea of wearing pink but don’t like to appear too ‘girly’, this softer tone is a perfect option as it is universally flattering and feminine. The crossover halter style neckline and full skirt looks great on any body type. This would be another great alternative wedding dress suited to a garden or outdoor-themed wedding and worn with a floral crown in contrasting colours.
10. Boho Bride
Beach wedding? This Caribbean Maxi Dress by The Jetset Diaries is perfect for the bohemian bride looking for a non-traditional wedding dress. Pair with a stylish sandal and flowers in your hair for a gorgeous look. If you are planning a boho-inspired wedding, this article by brides.com lists all the essentials for the boho bride to make your wedding day perfect.