23 Gorgeous Brides in Non-Traditional Wedding Dresses

Not crazy about the idea of a white wedding dress? Then skip it! Modern brides are rocking all shades of the rainbow in style. Get inspired by these twenty-three beautiful looks.

1. Be your own “something blue” in a royal blue gown. This bride’s stunning shade worked perfectly at her beach wedding.

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Photo by Quetzal Photo.

2. Make a style statement as a couple with a coordinating bold hue.

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Photo by Disney Fine Art Photography.

3. The full skirt and beaded top make this deep navy completely wedding-worthy.

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Photo by Jade Elora Photography.

4. Choose a pink dress with texture and funky layers for a fun reception look.

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Photo by Idalia Photography.

5. An easy-breezy pink chiffon dress with gold accents fit in perfectly at this bride’s beachy wedding. 

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Photo by Madison Baltodano Photography.

6. Go for full-on romance in a pink gown covered in rosettes.

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Photo by Valerie & Co. Photographers.

7. This looks like a traditional gown from far away — until you reveal the fun peekaboo layer!

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Photo by Melissa McCrotty Photography.

8. A purple petticoat takes this ivory dress up a notch.

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Photo by Marissa Decinque Photography.

9. Choose a hue that enhances your skin tone; this gown’s golden shade looks amazing against the bride’s skin tone.

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Photo by Juan Euan Photography.

10. Be a standout bride in a sultry red dress.

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Photo by Quetzal Photo.

11. Winter is a wonderful time to wear a red gown; it’s a shade reflective of the season, and it especially looks amazing against a snowy backdrop.

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Photo by Wendy Newman Photography.

12. For her vintage-inspired Halloween wedding, this bride expertly fit the part with a patterned tea-length dress.

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Photo by Christina Sanchez Photography.

13. A few shades darker than ivory, a nude gown exudes a relaxed vibe while still looking perfectly bridal.

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Photo by Jessica Grazia Mangia Photography.

14. Metallic accents transform this pale toned outfit into look worthy of a Gatsby-inspired wedding.

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Photo by Arts in Fotos.

15. A floral overlay makes this nude bridal outfit a spectacular choice for spring.

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Photo by M&J Studios.

16. Hosting a themed wedding? Choose attire that commits to your main idea, like this bride’s Renaissance-inspired look.

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Photo by Serena Star Photography.

17. Add a little sparkle to your wedding day with a glittery gown. 

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Photo by Juan Euan Photography.

18. Skip the gown altogether in favor of amazing separates, like this gold sweater and tulle skirt.

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Photo by Cami Jane Photography.

19. An all-over glitter gown is even more sexy with a scoop back.

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Photo by Perceptions Photography.

20.  For a bride-with-a-edge look, opt for a traditional wedding gown in an unconventional shade, like this black and nude combo.

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Photo by Derek Chad Photography.

21. Black lace transforms this dress into a style befitting the bride’s personality.

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Photo by Rabbat Photography.

22. Add a bit of whimsy to your gown with butterflies!

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Photo by Elevate Photography.

23. Fun texture makes this short dress the perfect fit for the bride’s woodland wedding.

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Photo by The Brothers Wright Photography.

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