There's no rule book that says a wedding gown must be white. Modern brides are embracing color, a trend possibly first sparked by Gwen Stefani's custom dip-dyed and hand-painted pink ombre wedding gown by John Galliano for Christian Dior back 2002. After Gwen's rule-breaking move, Reese Witherspoon got married in a pale pink gown by Monique Lhuillier and Jessica Biel wore a blush-toned Giambattista Valli creation for her marriage to Justin Timberlake. Sure, white and ivory will remain the wedding gown go-tos, but many other colorful dresses have us swooning, particularly for summer weddings. Here, we've rounded up a variety of wedding dresses in shades of blush, metallics, yellow, blue and beyond from David's Bridal, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and more. It's our ode to the rainbow, and we think you should go for it!
Your wedding day is the perfect opportunity to reveal your beautiful best all the way to your fingertips. That's why we've curated the prettiest nail polish colors for summer brides, all available now at Walmart. From sweet pink to sensual gray to seaworthy blue, here are a handful of our favorites tones that will work with wedding gowns and bridal party dresses of any color, along with suntanned skin of course!
Celebrating one's nuptials by the sea provides ample opportunity to choose from an array of effortlessly chic bridal gowns. Luckily, there are nearly as many alternatives to the traditional ball gown as there are grains of sands on the beach. More casual beach wedding dresses make use of sheer panels, openwork lace and ruffles. Simple beach wedding dresses include those with midi lengths that feel easygoing, yet sophisticated. Boho wedding dresses are another choice: romantic and dreamy like a tropical island. Meanwhile, short beach wedding dresses feel cheerily free-spirited while providing wedding-friendly frills.
Look for lightweight materials for your beachfront or destination wedding dress. Silk, cotton blends, crochet, chiffon and lace make for breezy beach dresses. While not explicitly bridal, many white or ivory cocktail dresses will work wonders in a beach wedding, plus they can be worn afterward on the honeymoon. Below, check out 15 alternatives to the heavily embellished wedding gown that instead are easy, breezy and downright gorgeous. Post-wedding, you can relax poolside, confident you were a thoroughly beachy bride.
Every bride breathes in a deep sigh of relief on her wedding day. It may not go smoothly, and that's fine. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can't hurt to be physically fit. Sure, there's a lot of pressure on brides to look as good as possible in that wedding gown, and many women find themselves "shedding for the wedding." Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, simply want to stay toned or are trying to tame your inner Bridezilla with some stress-relieving yoga, we've found 20 high-tech performance leggings to wear in your pursuit of health and happiness. They'll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you'll look and feel fabulous on your special day.
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Brilliantly shimmering sequins illuminate the understated silhouette of a square-neck gown finished with a swishy trumpet skirt to... enhance your every movement.Fit: this style fits true to size. XS=00, S=0-2, M=4-6, L=8-10, XL=12. Hidden back-zip... read more
A stand-up collar on a V-neck dress polishes your look with classy feminine charm that's perfect for a semi-formal event or profes...sional outing. Split neck. Cap sleeves. Exposed goldtone back zip closure. Princess seams. Lined. Center back vent. Midi... read more
Lovers + Friends Chasity Gown - Lovers + Friends Chasity Gown in Fuchsia. Hand wash cold. Fully lined. One shoulder styling. Ruffl...e trim. Hidden side zipper closure. Asymmetrical hem. Constantly inspired by the laid back Los Angeles lifestyle in which... read more
White silk blend jacquard dress from Talbot Runhof.
Stone nude cotton blend Motta dress from Talbot Runhof.
Denim blue cotton-blend Polyanna1 dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a bouclé tweed fabric, a v-neck, short sleeves, a flared skir...t, a fishtail hem, a short length, a concealed rear zip fastening and a full lining. This item is true to fit. read more
Blush pink and gold-tone silk blend sequin embellished dress from Talbot Runhof.
Blush pink paillette-embellished dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a boat neck, a concealed rear zip fastening, a sleeveless desi...gn, a pleated skirt and a mid-length. read more
Nude tweed ruffled dress from Talbot Runhof.
Black belted laminated dress from Talbot Runhof.
Red Nappa evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a round neck, two chest pockets, a belted waist, long sleeves, button cuffs, ...ruched details and a long length. read more
Baby blue lamé evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a ruffle trimming, a flared skirt, a sleeveless design and a long length.... read more
Neon yellow silk Toucan evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a bow detail, a curved hem, a sleeveless design, a ruffle trimm...ing, a fitted waist and a back zip fastening. read more
Opera pink Sofia evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a wrap style front, a lace detail, a gathered design, a curved hem and... a fitted waist. read more
Grey silk blend Toivo evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a chevron pattern, a round neck, a fitted silhouette, appliqué de...tailing, a long length, a back zip fastening and a lace detail. read more
Red crêpe satin Ponce evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a draped design, a back zip fastening, a cold shoulder design, a ...fishtail hem and a deep V back. read more
Neutral silk blend jacquard flared dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a concealed rear zip fastening, a round neck, a sleeveless d...esign, a fitted silhouette, a flared skirt, a jacquard effect and metallic threading. read more
This statuesque mermaid gown is crafted from vivid Japanese stretch crepe that's ruched throughout the torso to ease the curve-hug...ging silhouette. A lovely asymmetrical neckline leaves one shoulder bare and gives just a glimpse of the other. Style Name: Talbot Runhof Asymmetrical Evening Dress. Style Number: 5755944. Available in stores. read more
Black lamé evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring an off the shoulder design, a ruffled hem, draped details and a long length.... read more
Gold-tone sequin embroidered evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a round neck, long sleeves, a fitted waist, a long length ...and a back zip fastening. read more
Beige and blue Tomarian sequin flared dress from Talbot Runhof featuring long sleeves, a ribbed crew neck, a back zip fastening, a... full shape skirt and sequin embroidery. read more
Blush one shoulder long dress from Talbot Runhof featuring a one shoulder design, a concealed rear zip fastening, a long length an...d a flared style. read more
Pink lamé evening dress from Talbot Runhof featuring an off the shoulder design, a ruffled hem, draped details and a long length.
Twinkling sequins sprinkled throughout make a metallic trumpet gown with an elegantly draped cowl back look unbelievably radiant. ...Style Name: Talbot Runhof Sequined V-Neck Evening Dress. Style Number: 5712661. Available in stores. read more
Pink Munich coat from Talbot Runhof.