Do you love the idea of rocking up to your wedding day wearing a chic alternative wedding dress? We do too! That’s why we’ve rounded up 15 of our favourite alternative wedding dresses for cool and quirky brides like you!
If you’re looking for a more traditional bridal look, you’ll love these stunning halterneck wedding dresses.
15 Alternative Bridal Looks That We Know You’ll Love
E&W Couture - Orion
Made from a nude tulle covered in glitter moons, stars and unicorns this alternative wedding dress is perfect for quirky brides who are looking to stand out. Orion by E&W Couture is made up of a full circle skirt with low back and zip closure and features black velvet straps that can be swapped out for alternative colours.
Anna Campbell – Wanda
Wanda by Anna Campbell is an alternative wedding dress for glamorous brides who want to make a statement. Created with the most exquisite custom embellishment of hand-sewn sequins, glass beads and pearls, the Wanda Dress is a real showstopper. This gown is available with both a fitted and flared skirt.
Demetrios Destination Romance - DR303T
If you are looking to turn heads when you walk down the aisle then the alternative DR303T gown by Demetrios is for you. This stunning mini dress features a detachable train, feathers and appliques and creates a unique bridal look that only daring brides can pull off.
White April Enchanted Valley- WA 6117-IZ
If you want an alternative wedding dress that still looks a little traditional then this gown by White April is ideal. With a sweetheart neckline and flowing cape, this gown is perfect for bohemian brides.
The sparkling lace adds an extra pop of detail which makes this gown stand out from the crowd. Style this dress with some boots and a cowboy hat for a more eccentric look.
For more accessory ideas check out our bridal jewellery trends for the fashion-forward bride.
Maggie Sottero - Tristyn
Daring brides will love this Tristyn dress by Maggie Sottero. This spectacular ballgown features sequined tulle, with lace motifs accenting the bodice. The black over champagne design is a real attention grabber and is a fantastic choice for brides who want to add a bit of colour to their day.
This gown is available in sizes 0-28.
Claire Pettibone - Eloise Gown
Who said your wedding dress couldn’t be your something new and something blue? The Eloise gown by Claire Pettibone is a great choice for your alternative wedding dress. With a subtle shade of blue, this gown offers a unique look without being too adventurous.
Topped with intricate ivory lace featuring romantic florals and a vintage-inspired cameo motif this gown will truly stand the test of time with its enduring look. Soft structure throughout the bodice provides support, and covered silk buttons adorn the back for an elegant finish complete with a beautiful lace train.
Demetrios Destination Romance - DR306-DR307TR
Another spectacular design by Demetrios, this lace playsuit is a bridal look that we are obsessed with! Perfect for summer weddings in hot climates this alternative wedding dress is really one of a kind. The open back adds another element to this design and gives it an all over sexy look.
E & W Couture – Luna
For brides who are in love with stars, the Luna gown by E & W Couture may be your dream dress. This skirt comes with gold and pewter sequined stars over a champagne satin, giving it a unique look that your guests will be obsessed with. The bodice is a wrap crop top with open back detail and hand sewn star embellishment to one side with delicate floaty sleeves.
If you are loving the trend of stars on wedding gowns then you need to check out our inspiration lookbook for wedding dress trends.
Halfpenny London - Parry Blouse & Orka Skirt
This Parry Blouse & Orka Skirt from Halfpenny London is an exquisite choice for an alternative wedding dress. This gown features a column silhouette, long sleeves and a front slit that allows for movement. This gown is ideal for sophisticated brides who want to push the boat out a little.
Blush by Hayley Paige – 6903
We are loving the trend of blush pink wedding dresses! This one shoulder beauty by Hayley Paige offers a unique bridal look that alternative brides will love. Covered in stunning floral embroidery this dress will make your partner fall in love with you all over again.
Jeannelle l’Amour Bridal – Reign
Jeannelle l'Amour Bridal is renowned for creating luxe, fashion-forward bridal collections for the modish trendsetter. Their Reign dress is just so spectacular that we couldn’t keep it from this list! The lace detailing on this gown speaks for itself, making it perfect if you are looking for an effortless alternative wedding dress.
Before you start shopping for your wedding dress make sure you know which wedding dress will suit your body shape.
Lazaro - Veronica
If white just isn’t your colour don’t worry, this magnificent black number by Lazaro is a fantastic alternative wedding dress option. The black shimmer bridal gown features a strapless sweetheart neckline, corseted bodice accented with beaded applique and a sheer box pleated skirt with underlay.
Marylise Bridal - Renaux
Two piece wedding dresses are so in right now and we cannot get enough! Not only do they look amazing but they also offer an alternative bridal look that you will fall in love with! This funky number by Marylise Bridal showcases a long skirt with a slit on the side and little flower details around the waist with a deep V-neck top and flowy flower lace short sleeves.
Nurit Hen – ND- 3
If you’re looking for an alternative wedding dress with a unique twist then Nurt Hen designs are for you! Each and every gown is an art creation that is handmade by precise measurements. Each dress is beautifully beaded and well-constructed with luxurious fabrics and lace, which are imported from fashion capitals from around the world so that every bride will walk down the aisle feeling beautiful, confident, and comfortable.
E & W Couture - Wren
For brides who dare to be exceptionally different, Wren by E & W Couture is an alternative wedding dress that is unlike any other. This dress features embroidered tulle adorned with flowers and birds grow from the bottom of the skirt and fade toward the top.
Just think of all the stunning photographs you will get in this gown!
Looking for more alternative wedding designs? Take a look at our bridal jumpsuits for alternative brides.