From Etsy to H&M—27 Alternative Wedding Outfits for the Low-Key Bride

The past year has not exactly been easy for couples who planned to tie the knot. With canceled plans and postponed wedding dates due to the global pandemic many couples have instead opted for simple, low-key celebrations that may (or may not) be followed by a bigger event at a later date. Because of this, we’ve also seen a rise in women choosing alternative and nontraditional wedding outfits catered to a more low-key celebration. As Lily Allen proved you can still look striking and have lots of fun with your look if you decide to go this route.

So whether you’re planning to have a Courthouse ceremony or celebrate in your own backyard, below we’re sharing some of the most beautiful nontraditional wedding dresses and outfits that are unique, memorable, and ideal for every budget. From vintage Etsy finds to buzzing cool-girl brands, keep scrolling for wedding outfit ideas for the low-key bride.

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How adorable is this vintage mini dress? Just add a bold bridal headband and pretty flats.

An elegant blazer is a great option for a courthouse wedding.

For a simple yet sophisticated look, an ivory tweed dress won't let you down.

You won't regret a Cecilie Bahnsen number for the special day.

Run don't walk to scoop up this incredibly romantic vintage lace dress.

How chic would this look with a silky lace camisole?

We could see our favorite french muses in this effortless dress.



How special to wear Chanel on your wedding day.

This sequin romper is perfect for a summertime backyard or beach wedding.

This romantic vintage Etsy find is bound to sell quickly.

A silky slip skirt offers endless wedding outfit possibilities.

If you're looking for a sleek white pantsuit, you can't go wrong with this.

Say "I do" to this lovely backless dress.

Don't want to wear a dress? Opt for this sleek jumpsuit instead.

A timeless and elegant little white dress.

Laura de Sagazaan is one of our favorite designers for low-key yet luxurious dresses.

Silky ivory pants look effortless and graceful.

If you love bohemian style, you can't look past this LoveShackFancy dress.

A trend-forward designer option that will seriously wow.

This lovely vintage lace dress is perfect for any kind of wedding.