If you’re opting for a down payment on a house or an around-the-world honeymoon instead of a big wedding, the subject of today’s slideshow is for you: non-wedding wedding dresses. From the courthouse to the backyard and beyond—these low-key dresses are a match made in unconventional bride heaven. Bonus: you’ll want to wear all of them long after you say “I do.”
Ayr The Only Dress ($175)
We can totally see Kate Moss rocking this slip dress with loose waves.
Wayne Asymmetric T-Shirt Dress ($253)
A one-shouldered, crisp white dress is all you need.
Vintage Victorian Lace Dress ($398)
Wear this gorgeous vintage frock with a floral headband.
Topshop Lace Trapeze Dress ($120)
This lacy dress was designed for outdoor garden nuptials.
Theory Danaline Dress ($228)
Minimal and flattering: the makings of a great non-wedding wedding dress.
T by Alexander Wang Crepe Mini Dress ($350)
If you’re exchanging vows by the ocean, try this simple yet stylish mini.
Zara Shift Dress ($60)
That keyhole slit adds a slice of intrigue to this white dress.
Shaina Mote Tie Dress ($148)
How charming is that ruffle tie in the front?
Reiss Kris Bustier Jumpsuit ($465)
For those who prefer to wear the pants, try Reiss’ sleek jumpsuit.
Reformation Fauna Dress ($278)
Who said you have to wear white?
Opening Ceremony Manera Keyhole Dress ($495)
Long sleeves may be unconventional, but they’re incredibly elegant.
French Connection Feather Ruth Dress ($168)
An A-line silhouette is universally flattering.
Chloe Gathered-Panel Silk Dress ($2696)
We know this delicate frock comes with a hefty price tag, but you’ll get plenty of wear out of it at cocktail parties.
Chinti and Parker Cotton-Poplin Dress ($240)
For the girl-next-door in all of us.
Band of Outsiders Fil Coupe Tiered Maxi Slip Dress ($265)
You’ll feel three times a lady in this floor-length frock.