It’s true: Some elements of weddings can feel a bit cliché. After all, there are a lot of traditions when it comes to planning nuptials, and with so many Pinterest boards to share, it's only natural that some ideas overlap. But the nine unique wedding outfits below might spark some fresh concepts of your own.
This year's New York Bridal Fashion Week brought everything from extreme ball gowns to simple jumpsuits among the latest creative designs. But of them all, our picks below offer something special. These are just the kind of dresses (and pants!) that forgo the expected and bring a little extra something to your wedding day.
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White denim jacket, a leotard-like top, statement signage bling, and an Oscar de la Renta signature across the skirt… all of these details are outside the box and yet they're so pretty when they're together.
Elbow-length gloves feel a bit retro, but they have a totally different vibe when done in a nude sheer embellished fabric.
Skip the veil, and try a hood instead.
Reimagine the white dress as a full-length coat and trousers.
What pops more than a black ribbon against a white dress?
Three words: full-torso jewelry.
We get it: Some women can't deny the appeal of a full dress. This one, subtly scattered with florals, is especially irresistible.
That larger-than-life bow feels understated and elegant on this minimal jumpsuit.
These extra-long sleeves are amazing… just be careful around the hors d'oeuvres.
Looking for bridesmaids dresses your friends won't hate you for? Reformation's bridal line is kind of a lifesaver.