While we'd certainly never say a bad word about a white wedding dress (after all, it's a classic for a reason), not all brides envision themselves walking down the aisle in something so traditional. Looking for that wow factor? Consider a colorful confection. Yellow is sure to add sunshine to your special day, while pale pink feels delightfully feminine, and that's just the tip of the iceberg—err, the color spectrum.
Here, real brides who broke with tradition and looked absolutely beautiful!
ABOVE: After sending postcard invites to friends and family while on a road trip, Amanda and Mark eloped at Red Rocks in Morrison, Colorado, in late September 2016. The bride's golden-yellow gown, designed by Sarah Seven, paid homage to the spectacular landscape and glorious sunset of their desert vows.