From millennial pink to baby blue, colors turned up in droves in this season's wedding dress collections. While these pastel palettes are certainly a spring dream, can we take a moment to revel in the daring red that stopped the bridal runways? This fire engine hue popped up on runways from YolanCris to Jenny Packham, and each time was equally as breathtaking. They say there's something about a woman wearing red, which symbolizes desire and attraction, and studies have proven that men find women more alluring in this sultry color. We're all for the traditional white, but what better color to wear when heading toward your groom on the most romantic day of your life? In fact, Hindu tradition dictates that brides wear the color of the rising sun as a symbol of new life, prosperity, and fertility. We think they're on to something, here.
There really is no norm to the wedding dress anymore—whether it's a pantsuit, slip dress, or your choice of color, brides are walking the aisles in whatever they please these days. Personally, we favor the standout red for the fashion-forward bride looking for something that isn't classically bridal. Bold and dramatic, it's meant to be worn with confidence, and we know that's your best trait. Exemplify your personality with one of these looks—here's to hoping we see more of it on the fall runways.