Six alternative wedding dresses for unconventional brides

19 May 2017

Looking for an extraordinary dress for your wedding? Look no further: here are six of our top choices for unique gowns

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Not every bride wants to get married in a traditional white gown. With increasingly unique weddings on the rise, many brides nowadays are choosing to defy expectations and go for something truly out of the ordinary. Luckily, there are a huge variety of options out there. From 3D floral decorations to dip-dye skirts, here are six atypical wedding dresses for all you avant-garde brides.

Needle and Thread - Trailing Tiered Gown

This romantic dress features a soft pink and ivory ombre effect and a voluminous skirt that is sure to turn heads. Constructed from 100% nylon tulle, the skirt has been cut in a way that increases the fullness towards the hem to create dramatic movement, and 3D floral embroidery delicately trails down the gown. Unique and colourful, this garment has an elegant boho vibe that would perfectly suit a rustic summer wedding.


Katya Shehurina - Chantilly

This statement dress is constructed from tulle and Italian lace. Pale blue in colour, it is an elegant alternative to traditional white or ivory dresses. Featuring an ethereal soft tulle skirt, which is combined with a flatting v-neck on the front and the back, the versatile Chantilly gown is suitable for a variety of weddings.


Lucy Can’t Dance - Lola

Featuring an illusion neckline and back, the Lola dress from Lucy Can’t Dance has a distinctive dip-dye design. Eye-catching and stylish, it is made from beautiful ivory guipure lace and silk, and has a high-low style hemline. The colour of the dip-dye can be changed depending on your colour scheme, and sleeves can also be added if you prefer. This vibrant gown is ideal for colourful festival style weddings.


Self-Portrait - One-shoulder guipure-lace midi dress

Perfect for industrial style weddings that take place in contemporary venues, this white midi dress from Self-Portrait is the ultimate structured wedding gown. It featured an oversized scallop-edged ruffle, airy cut-outs, and an off the shoulder design that is sure to make a statement. Its inner layer is thigh height whilst the outer layer falls to a tea length style, and its feminine frills add a delicate, romantic vibe.


Bodyfrock - Bridal pleated maxi dress with fluted sleeves

Featuring sheer lace panelling and a colour-matching sculpting slip, this dress by Bodyfrock is constructed from a bi-stretch knit to ensure super comfort. Despite the sheer details, the gown’s crew neck, long flared sleeves, and maxi skirt make it reasonably modest. The boho, floaty silhouette is ideal for outdoor or barn weddings, as well as formal hotel or hall venues.


Chotronette - Madeleine

Every little girl dreams of being a princess, and with this frock your dreams can come true. Madeleine by Chotronette is a stunning ball gown style dress with a soft caramel tulle skirt  and illusion neckline. Adorned with 3D flowers both on the torso and skirt, it is like something out of a fairytale. The top half of the dress is made of a corset with bust cups and boning, for a perfect fit. This stunning gown is suitable for any wedding, but would look especially amazing in the middle of a field or forest. 


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Shawanda Hill 08 July 2019
Where can I locate that rye dye dress?


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