Coloured Wedding Dresses Certainly Make A Statement

A traditional white wedding is not every bride-to-be’s cup of tea. So, if you still want to stand out on your special day with a unique outfit that’s personal to you, why not consider coloured wedding dresses.

More and more women are shunning whites and creams in favour of a number of gorgeous wedding dress colours, such as scarlet, burgundy, blue, gold, silver and even black!

If you have a particular colour that you love, you can start by instantly browsing a selection of gowns in that shade or, if you’re looking for inspiration, just read on for some potential options that could be just what you’re looking for.

Not only can a coloured gown bring a sense of uniqueness to your wedding, but it also gives you the potential to theme your entire day around your wonderful choice of colour.

Contrary to popular belief, wedding dresses weren’t always white. They came back into fashion after Queen Victoria’s marriage to Prince Albert, and have become known as a symbol of purity and serenity.

Which colour is best for me?

Many professionals say that the paler your complexion, the warmer the colour you should pick for your dress.

There are however, other factors to consider as well: from your body shape, the shades of your bridesmaids dresses, your choice of table decorations to the location of your wedding and how your dress would fit in with the surroundings.

The colour of your wedding dress also says a lot about both your mood and your personality.

If for, example, you want convey your inner happiness, yellow would be a good choice for that feel good factor.

Now, however, dress designers and brides are fighting back, and are increasingly opting for coloured gowns. Now, however, dress designers and brides are fighting back, and are increasingly opting for coloured gowns.

This is great news, as not everyone’s complexion and hair colour suit the same shades, as many white and cream gowns compliment tanned or olive-skinned colouring. 

If you're a confident woman who loves bold and bright colours, then corals, pinks and yellows will look great in the spring and summer seasons, while bugundies, blacks navy blues, reds and silvers will look stunning in the autumn and winter.

Alternatively, if you'd prefer a little more subtlety, soft pinks, eggshell blues and lilacs will give you the colorful bridal gown that you crave, without such a dramatic effect.

Popular choices for this season include reds, pinks, blues, purples, blacks, golds and silvers, with many designers using both deep red tones and gentle pink hues in their latest bridal gown collections.

Coloured dresses can help avoid being a wedding day wash-out by injecting a much needed splash of colour into your special occasion and celebrating one of the best days of your life in full bloom.

Which Is Your Preferred Colour?

Take a look at the different colours below and see which you might like for your bridal gown.  For more on these colours and to see some beautiful hand-picked dresses, just click on the pictures.

Pink

Ultra-feminine and tender, pick pink for a pretty princess look without compromising on traditional bridal style.

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

Red

Pick red for warmth, passion and boldness a great choice for brides who really want to make an impact.

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

Blue

The colour blue conveys loyalty, stability and reliability, a wonderful choice for a bride looking for an alternative to white.

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

Gold

The symbol of wealth and abundance, pick gold as a rich and warm alternative to white.

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

Silver

Pick silver for an enchanting a sophisticated look as seen here at the New York Bridal Show.

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

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Black

Bold, edgy and alternative, black is perfect for a statement gothic or vintage look.  

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

Purple

A traditional colour of royalty, purple conveys a sense of nobility, elegance and opulence.

Take a look at the best hand-picked designs. Click for more.

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