If you’re looking to say “I do” in a courthouse, and looking for the perfect city hall wedding dress, the Fall 2018 collections have got you covered—literally. Many designers offered their take on the unfussy and the untraditional this season. The result? A number of flirty minis, sweet and short hemlines, crisp pantsuits, and sexy jumpsuits. They’re perfect for everything from the rehearsal dinner to the reception dress, but we think we love them most for a city hall wedding. They provide a breath of fresh air from the bountiful number of gowns and dresses that flood the bridal world every season, providing alternate options to let you be yourself if ball gowns and A-lines really aren’t your thing. While a bit more informal, that doesn’t mean these designs are without style—they’re all undeniably chic, from Laure de Sagazan’s ease to Gracy Accad’s sylish flair. And the best part about them is that they can be worn more than once after the big day! Here, we rounded up some of our favorite options for your urban elopement.
Laure de Sagazan’s effortless swing dress makes our minimalist hearts sing. Not without de Sagazan’s trademark laidback chic appeal, it’s the perfect number to slip into before walking up those city hall steps.
Romona Keveza knows how to balance sexy and conservative with a sleek, modern pantsuit. A spaghetti strap and corset bodice pair with wide-leg pants to make one chic statement.
This Rime Arodaky mini rocks a short hemline and low-neckline that’s every bit playful and whimsical. Coupled with botanical-inspired lace, it’s a dream option for the free-spirited bride looking to elope downtown.
Our new favorite take on separates—the pantsuit. Lela Rose gives this swiss dot jacquard pairing a strong, feminine look with an adorable off-the-shoulder bow sleeve top and crisp pant with pearl button details along the side.
We’re loving this classy Lein design, boasting gold embroidery, a halter neckline, and structured lines for a sophisticated, contemporary look that will go straight to every fashion bride’s heart. Seriously, how cool is the matching blazer? Perfect in case it’s cold inside city hall!
A city hall wedding doesn’t mean you can’t turn heads—this stylish set by Gracy Accad promises to do just that. High-low gets a new twist in the shape of an ivory silk and wool coat with flounced edge, pairing with matching shorts for a look of modern romance.
This flirty mini by Viktor&Rolf made us do a double take. Crystal drop adornments and the designer’s signature bow, which drapes into a voluminous skirt, have all the fun, making the dress rich in texture.
This Justin Alexander crepe jumpsuit gets a hint of vintage on top with a v-neck illusion lace bodice. It’s the perfect look for the independent romantic at heart.