21 Unique Wedding Dresses Ideas for Brides, Who Don’t Want to Adhere to Traditions
Unique wedding dresses are something that many girls think of, but only a few brides dare to wear something extraordinary to their weddings. In fact, a unique wedding dress doesn’t necessarily mean something too daring or provocative. It can be a beautiful dress, but with some interesting details, like the unusual color or unique decorations.
Now, we are going to show you some astonishing examples of beautiful unique wedding dresses, which can make every bride look unforgettable at her wedding.
Unique Beach Wedding Dresses
Beach Wedding Gowns with Fringe
Though fringe is most associated with vintage gowns, it can be also a great decoration for modern dresses. This sheath strapless wedding gown, covered with lace and decorated with long fringe, looks very unusual. It will be great at the beach ceremony with those fringe pieces flowing in the wind at the ocean, sea or river shore.
Macramé Beach Wedding Dresses
Quite simply, macramé seems to be the best type of lace for a beach wedding dress. It looks light and natural and is brilliantly combined with flowing fabrics. Very often macramé is used for the bodice, while the skirt is made of chiffon or silk. But it looks very cool when the whole dress is covered with it. The gown may also have some transparent parts and slits like on the image above.
Unique Vintage Wedding Dresses
Vintage Wedding Gowns with Long Sleeves
If you seek for something simple, you can have a look at cheap unique wedding dresses. Don’t think that cheap gowns are made only of low quality materials and aren’t stylish at all. Sometimes, you can find pretty cool dresses at affordable prices. The example is the vintage gown above. It will be a great option for the bride’s look for a vintage wedding.
Wedding Dresses Inspired by 1920s
1920s are definitely one of the most inspiring periods in the history of America. After the release of “The Great Gatsby”, it became pretty popular to organize parties in the style of the “roaring twenties”. And, of course, the special attention is paid to the dresses. If you have a vintage-inspired wedding, a gown, which is similar to the ones worn almost a century ago, is a good way to look cool and stylish.
Unique Mermaid Wedding Dresses
Mermaid Wedding Dresses with Detachable Skirt
Undoubtedly, transformer wedding gowns and the ones with detachable skirts are very convenient. They are suitable for brides, who want to look luxurious at the ceremony, but want to have something more convenient for the reception. This beaded mermaid wedding gown in white and red is an amazing example. Moreover, after your wedding, it can be easily turned into one of cool unique dresses for wedding guest and be used for other occasions as well.
Mermaid Wedding Gowns with Ruffled Skirt
Some wedding dresses unique may feature interesting variants of skirts. We love this mermaid gown with a ruffled skirt. Clearly, it costs pretty much but it’s unforgettable. If you have beautiful body curves, this gown will accentuate that. The special chic is added by a trendy blush color.
Unique Short Wedding Dresses
Short Wedding Dresses with Volume Skirts
In fact, complicated ruffled skirts aren’t used for long wedding dresses only. You can find fantastic short unique wedding dresses with ruffles on the skirt. The gowns like on the image above are great if you have narrow thighs as the volume skirt will make your body look more curvaceous. Moreover, the V-neck will make you look taller and slimmer.
Short Wedding Dresses with Basque
Wedding gowns with basque are chic and elegant, even if they are short. The basque is a great way to add volume to the thighs as well as make the waist look slimmer. Moreover, a basque can help to hide the pregnant belly. If you like basque but are pear-shaped, we recommend to add some volume in the upper part of the dress, for instance on shoulders.
Short Tiered Wedding Dresses
The fans of straight silhouettes can also find something interesting. The straight wedding dress, which consists of several layers, is rather simple, but, at the same time, has its zest. A cute idea is to wear such a gown with a detachable skirt or train.
Unique Lace Wedding Dresses
High-Low Lace Wedding Dresses
The gowns with lace always look romantic and tender. Though lace is a traditional material for wedding dresses, there are dozens of ways of how to make it look creative. For example, a high-low gown, which combines tulle with two kinds of lace, is a marvelous variant if you want to have a light and romantic look.
Ombre Lace Wedding Gowns
At first sight, the gown on the image above seems to be a traditional a-line wedding dress. However, if you have a closer look at it, you will see that its hem is pink. The slight gradation from white to pink is one of the examples of ombre effect. The combination of any other colors can be used instead. Though this gown is traditional, the creativeness is added by that pink hem.
Simple Unique Wedding Dresses
Silk Sheath Wedding Dresses
The unique casual wedding dresses often have a sheath silhouette. Though silk can hardly be called a cheap material, it can be used for a simple dress. Its glossy texture will add a bit of luxury to any dress. This gown has an open back and cap sleeves, decorated with beautiful beaded applications. It’s a great example of simplicity and luxury in one dress.
Simple Colorful Wedding Dresses
That’s not a problem to find unique wedding dresses cheap. If you think about having a colorful wedding dress, you can seek for the proper variants among prom, evening dresses and the gowns for bridesmaids. If you choose a colored gown, we recommend to give preference to pastel colors. However, the bright gowns are great if you have a thematic wedding or the one, dedicated to a certain color.
Unique Color Wedding Dresses
In truth, it’s impossible to count all possible ideas of unique wedding dresses with color. When you opt for a wedding gown of an unusual color, you can make even the most traditional wedding gown silhouette look in the other way to say nothing about gowns from unusual fabrics and featuring creative decor. Here are several marvelous variants:
Pink, Blush and Peach Wedding Dresses
When the brides opt for unique colorful wedding dresses many of them give preference to the shades of pink and peach colors. They are very girlish and make the image tender and romantic. Moreover, they are great in combination with each other as well as with traditional white and ivory colors. If you like these colors, you will surely like the blush wedding dresses. This color is at the peak of popularity now and is a great alternative to traditional pink.
Blue and Lilac Wedding Dresses
In truth, blue and lilac wedding gowns remind the dresses from fairytales. They look amazing on girls with blue and gray eyes. They are also great in all sizes, including plus size unique wedding dresses. The lilac wedding gown above is a marvelous example of a dress from a fairytale. It’s decorated with fabric petals, which make the gown look as a part of a flower. It’s a gown for a real princess.
Red Wedding Dresses
Red wedding dresses are chosen by self-confident and daring brides. They are a really cool way to become an unforgettable bride no matter what silhouette you choose. Such gowns may look rather provocative on a Western wedding. However, they are ideal for weddings in Chinese or Indian style as it’s a traditional color for a bride in these countries. A red gown is great for the second wedding as well.
White and Silver Gray Wedding Dresses
The combination of white with silver gray is a fresh idea for a wedding gown. You won’t find many such gowns at bridal salons and it’s most probably that you will need to make a custom order for it. However, as a result, you will get an astonishing and stylish wedding dress, which will leave nobody indifferent. Such a gown will look great if you add some silver decorations or choose the silver or platinum accessories.
Unique Black Wedding Dresses
Only a few brides make up their minds to wear black for their wedding. As a rule, they do that for weddings in gothic style. However, it’s not the only case. In fact, there are so many ideas of beautiful black dresses that they can be worn even if you plan a traditional reception. Of course, it will be very extravagant, but if you want, do that. As an alternative, you can look for unique black and white wedding dresses. They are more traditional and there are many variants for sale. The white/ivory gowns with black lace look especially fantastic.
Ombre Wedding Dresses
Nowadays, ombre patterns are very popular and it means that there are many variants of beautiful fabrics, featuring it. This white and yellow wedding dress is just one example from hundreds of variants of marvelous wedding dresses with ombre effect. Moreover, it’s not obligatory to buy a fabric with ombre. It’s also possible to create such an effect by the proper combination of fabrics of two or more colors. A secret: if to play with the fabric placement and draperies, it’s possible to create unique plus size wedding dresses, which will make you look slimmer.
Wedding Dresses with Flowery Prints
Don’t think that flowery prints are suitable only for unique wedding guest dresses. They can look brilliant with wedding dresses as well, especially in spring and summer. Flowery prints look very feminine and romantic. They are ideal for various types of outdoor weddings, including beach, country and even garden receptions. Flowery gowns can be sewn from a fabric with ready pattern. Or, the flower applications can decorate the monotonous wedding dress.
Rainbow Wedding Dresses
If you can’t make up your mind what color to choose for your wedding dress, choose the rainbow one. Unique colored wedding dresses featuring all the colors of the rainbow are definitely the most creative. If you like this idea but are afraid of looking like a clown, you can have something similar but in pastel colors. Or, you can use not all the colors of the rainbow, but only a few ones.
But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are much more unique wedding dresses in all possible styles and colors. Moreover, if you want to have a dress, no one else had, has or will have, you are free to design your wedding outfit yourself.