Wedding dresses have come a long way from the bridal white and ivory. As have the ideas of a cookie-cutter, traditional wedding days. If you're a bride daring to break the mold, deciding to showcase your personal style, the good news is that designers have embraced non-traditional bride wedding dress alternatives addressing this bold trend. More and more modern brides are eschewing class white and ivory in favor of the statement-making hues that range from soft pastels to power punch bolds. Other unconventional wedding dress alternatives include floral prints, chic pantsuits, bridal separates or the tea length and the sassy short for the pin up fashionistas. This southern charm styled shoot of Engaging Events by Ali and Michelle Durpetti Events puts the spotlight beautifully on a wedding dress alternative for the non-traditional bride with Dimitra's Bridal Couture. With a dramatic floral princess gown from Romona Keveža Collection that stole our hearts the moment it hit bridal market. Collin Pierson Photography captures the pure prettiness of how a statement gown can be not only be a gorgeous and unique bridal look, but also be tied into an overall theme for your big day. And while some brides may not be ready to let go of that Cinderella fairytale dream, we also see more statement makers being favored as a second dress too. Giving them two looks on their wedding day.

Non-Traditional Bride Wedding Dress Alternatives

One of the biggest things to consider when you are considering non-traditional bride wedding dress alternatives, is to think about the big picture. Before you start dress shopping, decide whether you want a casual garden party-themed wedding, rustic, vintage or even a formal, romantic affair. Always keep the venue and theme in mind as you browse gowns, because the last thing you want is for your dress to clash with your overall wedding style. Here the focus was a relaxed blend of modern garden femininity. With the fashion forward design of the spring gown, Erin McDonald, Northern Décor, Inc. created bunches of hydrangeas in green inspired by gown's floral. Adding in layers of design elements with chinoiserie patterns the theme seamlessly flows in a color palette of blues, greens and accents of gold from the outdoor lounge and bar areas to the indoor tablescapes. Larger floral installations and bolder patterns of the striped draping add to the contemporary scene for a luxurious vibe that still holds a relaxed ambiance. The options for a non-traditional bride wedding dress alternatives are endless when paired thoughtful to a theme. The perfect way to dazzle guests and provide an unexpected surprise! Don't feel locked into a white wedding dress when you can make an amazing statement.