18 Colorful Wedding Dresses You Can Buy Right Now

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While some brides are drawn to beautiful and forever classic bridal white, others may envision themselves in shades of blush, blue, or mint on their wedding day. If you fall into the latter category, you're probably on the hunt for a bold and colorful wedding dress.

Before you start your search, you should determine what shade will best celebrate your personal style and complement your wedding color palette. If you're a bride-to-be who prefers a subtle hint of color, consider wedding dresses in shades of soft gray, lilac, and powder blue. If you're looking to make a dramatic statement, opt for high-impact colors like emerald green, red, and even bright pink.

Whether you're having a black-tie wedding or casual seaside ceremony, we've rounded up our favorite dresses fit for every style, budget, and color palette.

Read on for the best colorful wedding dresses.

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For the Classic Bride: Oscar de la Renta Strapless Bow-Embellished Silk-Faille Gown

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As timeless as they come, this pink strapless gown is a classic bride's dream. Sweep hair up into a sleek bun to showcase your shoulders and the unique neckline.

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For the Minimalist: Alberta Ferretti Sleeveless Maxi Dress

Alberta Ferretti sleeveless maxi dress

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What could be better than finding your perfect wedding dress and your something blue at the exact same time? This exceedingly chic and slightly sporty number is perfect for the bride with a minimalist sensibility.

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Best Reception Dress: Bernadette One-Shoulder Taffeta Mini Dress

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For a statement-making second look, this bright pink mini dress does not disappoint. We love this leg-baring dress with dancefloor-ready mules and a whimsical clutch.

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Monique Lhuillier Printed Silk Off-The-Shoulder Gown

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If an allover color is not for you, opt for a white gown with pops of pretty hues. Crafted from floral printed silk and featuring romantic puff sleeves, this exquisite gown is giving us major Bridgerton vibes.

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Best Slip Dress: Sachin & Babi Midi Dress

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This elegant slip dress in a timeless blue hue will never go out of style. Wear yours with delicate personal jewelry and dewy makeup for a pared-back and utterly timeless look.

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Best Floral Dress: Reformation Floral Dress

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We can't help but picture this sweet floral dress set against a backdrop of lush greenery at a garden wedding. As beautiful as it is versatile, this dress could easily be worn to a bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, and beyond.

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For a Formal Wedding: Reem Acra Strapless Mikado-Piqué Gown

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It's doesn't get more elegant than this liquid gown in deep navy. This Reem Acra style is an especially striking choice for a formal wedding.

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For a Backyard Wedding: Reformation Dress

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For a casual backyard wedding, this effortless dress from Reformation is a smart pick. Perfect for dressing up or down, this dress could easily be paired with embellished heels or laidback espadrilles.

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Most Feminine: Dannijo Dress with Bow Tie Straps

Dress with Bow Tie Straps

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Slinky, sweet, and a little bit sexy this dress is an utterly romantic choice for a semi-formal wedding. Our favorite part? The bow tie straps that cascade elegantly down the back.

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Most Statement-Making: Carolina Herrera Detachable Puff-Sleeve Silk-Faille Gown

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If you're going to go for color, then go for BOLD color! This strapless red dress is totally show-stopping and will look stunning in photos.

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Best Blush: BHLDN Blush Glitter Tulle Dress


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This blush tulle dress is supremely romantic. With glitter details lining the sheer bodice, you'll feel like you've just walked straight out of a fairy tale.

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For a Seaside Wedding: Fame & Partners Tie Shoulder Tri-Cup Gown

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A soft blue hue is flattering on every skin tone. Flocked with swiss dots and crafted from lighter than air fabric, this breezy style would be right at home at a seaside wedding.

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Best Pastel: Needle & Thread Ruffled Dress

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From wedding invites to bridesmaid dresses, mint is popping up everywhere and quickly becoming a popular choice for spring and summer weddings. Join this fresh trend in this soft pale gown from Needle & Thread.

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Best Budget: ASOS DESIGN Maxi Dress

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For a subtle take on a colorful wedding gown, soft lilac feels unique without being overly statement-making. Complete the look with loose waves and a wildflower bouquet.

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For a Summer Wedding: Silvia Tcherassi Floral-Embroidered Cotton-Blend Dress

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Perfect for an outdoor or beach wedding, this floral-embroidered cotton-blend dress feels like the embodiment of summer. Our favorite details are the elegant drop waist and cheery pops of yellow.

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For the Glamorous Bride: Badgley Mischka Bow Gown

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A black-tie wedding calls for trailing floor-length gowns in inky hues. Stand-out details like an oversized bow and textured pleating make this gown a perfect choice for the glamorous bride.

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Most Embellished: Marchesa Notte Blush Gown

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Featuring cascading beaded vines and soft dimensional blooms, this Marchesa Notte gown feels like a work of art. Keep accessory minimal—this dress does all the talking.

Shopping FAQs

Searching for the perfect colorful wedding dress? We've rounded up three common questions brides ask when shopping for a colorful wedding dress.

What is a colorful wedding dress?

Colorful wedding dresses come in a wide range of different hues from soft blushes to pastel blues to deep emeralds. If you're looking for an alternative to traditional bridal white, colorful wedding dresses are a great option.

Can I wear a colorful wedding dress to my wedding?

Of course! You should wear whatever best showcases your personal style.

How do I style a colorful wedding dress?

There are many ways to style a colorful wedding dress, and it all depends on what look you're hoping to achieve. If you're a bride who likes bright colors, you can opt to keep accessories simple and pared-back and let the dress do the talking, or take it up a notch by styling your look with bold pieces. For the bride opting for a soft pastel gown in blue or blush, consider metallic accessories like delicate gold earrings or strappy sandals to complete your look.

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