These Are The Best Wedding Dress Colors If You’re Not Into White

Here’s the thing: girl, you’re a colorful woman. And colorful women deserve colorful wedding dresses.

White isn’t for everyone. Sure, it’s a classic and you can never really go wrong with a white gown, but is it the end-all-be-all? Absolutely not.

The past few years have seen a rise in bold wedding dresses: from vibrant yellows to cheeky pink shades, wedding dresses now come in nearly every color of the spectrum. A dress in a bright hue is a fun way to infuse a bit of color to your wedding, plus it allows you to showcase your personality in a non-traditional way.

Not sure where to start or whether your favorite shade can even be a wedding dress? Keep scrolling.

Yellow

Colorful Wedding Dresses Yellow
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A bright yellow dress might not necessarily scream wedding, but the sunny shade is perfect for brides looking for a way to brighten up their big day. Yellow gowns are particularly striking in woodsy outdoor weddings and on a dress with a structured silhouette.

Blue

Colorful Wedding Dresses Blue
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Blue — whether it’s a pretty turquoise or a royal blue — can look striking for any beachside wedding. It adds an ethereal vibe, plus it’s the easiest way to get your “something blue” off your bridal checklist!

Pink

Colorful Wedding Dresses Pink
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Pink bridal gowns are a celebrity favorite for a reason. The hue is feminine yet packs a bit of a tough-girl edge — Gwen Stefani even wore a fuschia-dipped gown on her wedding day!

Black

Colorful Wedding Dresses Black
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If you’re the kind of bride that isn’t afraid of a bit of drama, a black gown is for you! Keep your look from getting too goth (unless you’re into that style!) by opting for a girly silhouette in traditionally feminine fabrics, like tulle and lace.

Red

Colorful Wedding Dresses Red
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While the words “red” and “wedding” might set off a few alarms in your head, there’s nothing more jaw-dropping than a red wedding dress. It lends a powerhouse vibe to your wedding that will be sure to stick in your guests’ minds for years to come.

Purple

Colorful Wedding Dresses Purple
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Purple is synonymous with royalty, so you know you’ll look extra-regal on your big day! Opt for a soft violet if you’re looking for just a bit of girly flair, or a deep amethyst hue for even more drama.

Looking for your perfect wedding dress? Be sure to check out our dress gallery (we have one for rings and bridesmaids, too!)

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