7 Coloured Wedding Dresses for Brides Who Don't Do Traditional

There is one tiny snag when opting for this type of frock: there's a possibility of a guest turning up in the same look. To avoid this, we suggest mentioning on the invitation that guests should avoid this colour. Problem solved. In the meantime, to give you some inspiration, keep scrolling to see our pick of the best coloured gowns you can wear for your wedding. In keeping with the less traditional vibe, we've looked at more interesting silhouettes too.

best coloured wedding dresses: Elizabeth Taylor in a yellow dress


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Shop the most beautiful and the very best coloured wedding dresses below, as curated by our editors.


This stunning gown from Marchesa was made for a black-tie affair. The layered beading, tulle and feathered detail will wow the congregation, while the soft pink hue will flatter all complexions. All it needs it a low-key, loose bun.  


Dark blue or light blue is such a great choice for a coloured wedding dress. Try a designer like Jenny Packham for a great embellished style (prices upon request). Or, for the less expensive option, Needle & Thread has some gorgeous styles too.


Ah, red. We've told you before that this is the colour that suits everyone, so why wouldn't you opt for the hue on your big day? Try a Solange Knowles–inspired cape from the likes of Elie Saab for an understated yet still dramatic bridal look.


Liz Taylor was well ahead of the game when she wore a yellow wedding dress for her nuptials to Richard Burton. Right now, yellow is one of the hottest colours around. Roksanda has this incredible silk-satin gown that would look gorgeous in the sun at a destination wedding. Just make sure no guests turn up in the same frock.


It might look simple, but when paired with a sleek up-do and statement headpiece, this Oscar de la Renta gown will be an unforgettable bridal gown. A good option for a registry office 'do.  


Bridal dress designer Charlie Brear does offer made-to-measure wedding gowns. However, you don't want to miss out on the brand's coloured dresses. This copper gown is ideal for the minimalist bride.


Champagne is arguably treading the line between traditional and coloured wedding dresses. However, it's a great solution for brides who are adamant they don't want a white gown but are after something a little less bright.

Don't forget to pin these to your wedding board. 

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