Non-Traditional Wedding Dresses

Are you having an eclectic or modern themed wedding, and a white dress just doesn’t fit into your dream wedding attire? Luckily, long gone are the days where you are tied down to one look. There is a large variety of wedding dresses from hundreds of designers that specialize in non-traditional wedding dresses. 

Choosing the perfect dress has always been essential to having a perfect wedding day. The dress should go with your dream theme, enhance your natural beauty, and be a showstopper. All eyes are on the bride (sorry groomsmen…) Here are some options to get ideas flowing! 


Dress with a Sash

non traditional wedding dress : Vera Wang

Vera Wang is a designer well known for her eccentric and non-traditional wedding dresses. This one dress in particular would be a great way to encapsulate the black and white theme colors and still awe the audience. 



allure bridal wedding dress tuxedo  for women

Not feeling comfortable in the dresses you have been trying on? The answer for you might be a jumpsuit or a tux set. Pair this ensemble with a pair of strappy stilettos, a simple pair of earrings, or even a peplum skirt set if you want a dress-esque look. 


Ocean Blue

ocean blue wedding dress : blue wedding dress : wedding dress ideas Olivela dresses

Blue dresses with floral prints pair best with preppy or beach themed weddings. This Olivela dress accentuates the back, and the high low fit makes it easy to walk in, ensuring comfort and elegance.


Fairycore Dresses 

fairy wedding dress  Chotronette dresses

Major J.R.R Tolkien fan? Dream of a fairy or renaissance wedding? Then Chotronette is your go-to wedding dress store. They offer dozens of themed wedding dresses that would suit your fairytale theme perfectly.


All-Out Country 

Rue de Seine odeo themed wedding dress

Who says you can’t wear cowgirl boots with your dress? This asymmetrical rodeo themed ensemble from Rue de Seine would be a perfect fit for your rodeo themed wedding. 


Red & White 

Dolce Gabbana Red Wedding Dress : Dresses

Did you know, burgundy dresses used to be the norm when it came to wedding dresses. So if red is your favorite color, (or blue, yellow, green, etc.) you should sport it on your big day!.


Lace Knit Dress 

Chanel white dress : potential wedding dress

If you are wanting to feel glamorous, sleek but still semi-casual, fishnet, lace and crochet are great fabrics to choose from. This Chanel dress, like all Chanel dresses, doesn't dissapoint. Granted, they are not considered traditional, which is why they are perfect for this list. 


Gothic Glam 

Cocomelody Black Gothic Wedding Dresses

Gothic weddings are becoming more popular as people truly branch out into their dream wedding, and Cocomelody offers a wide variety of options. With a gothic wedding comes black, pink and other bright color dresses that are setting a new norm for weddings- meaning there is no “normal.” 


Bejeweled Polka Dot 

Rebecca Vallance Wedding Dress | Rebecca Vallance white dress

This Rebecca Vallance A-line bejeweled polka dotted midi dress is elegant and unique. This, along with many other non-traditional wedding dresses are offered at Saks Fifth Avenue. The bow in the back creates a backdrop that will accentuate the form of the dress. 


Heart Sequins  

Carolina Herrera pink heart sequin dress

What a fun look. Thanks Carolina Herrera for this beauty! If you are looking for a dress to accentuate your bubbly personality, this pink tulle skirt and heart sequined dress is for you. (This is also offered at Saks Fifth Avenue!) 


Pretty in Pink

Love Shack Fancy Pink Maxi Dress

For an ultra-feminine feel on your wedding day, a floral flowy dress, such as this one from Love Shack Fancy, is ideal. Cascading down the aisle is something that you will remember for years to come (especially if you preserve your dress!) 


Colorful Overcoat 

byVINNIK by VINNIK parisian coat

Having a winter wedding? Pair your dress with a stunning overcoat that best suits your personality. This coat from byVINNIK comes in multiple colors, to best fit your theme. 

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