“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different”. Like the one-of-a-kind Coco Chanel who once uttered those words, today’s modern brides are full of surprises. Many are not afraid to put their own little spin on the long, white wedding dresses that have predominated wedding aisles for centuries.
Whether you are getting hitched for the second-time, planning a fun theme for your wedding or simply craving something different from the norm, consider choosing an outfit that has some meaning beyond the immediate shock value of your entrance: is there a colour that has some personal significance, or has never failed to look perfect with your skin tone? Or a dress style that complements your wedding decor or the outfit of your partner-in-crime? Whatever the reason, remember that the bride is the center of attention and the dress her showcase, not the other way around. After all, there may be many dresses, but there is only one you.
With that said, here are some alternative wedding dresses (and one pantsuit) that may have you rethinking the all-white look.