Unique Wedding Looks for the Non-Traditional Bride

More and more couples are steering away from the traditional colors and themes of weddings, opting instead for more casual affairs.  Statistics from The Knot show that the number of formal weddings is declining  while non-traditional reception venues are already on the rise. There are already fewer formal and black-tie weddings, as couples are choosing more minimalist and rustic wedding themes. If you’re one of those non-traditional brides, here are a few wedding looks from which you can choose.  Silk and Satin Long Gowns

More and more couples are steering away from the traditional colors and themes of weddings, opting instead for more casual affairs. Statistics from The Knot show that the number of formal weddings is declining while non-traditional reception venues are already on the rise. There are already fewer formal and black-tie weddings, as couples are choosing more minimalist and rustic wedding themes. If you’re one of those non-traditional brides, here are a few wedding looks from which you can choose.

Silk and Satin Long Gowns

[SOURCE: Refinery29]  Wedding dresses are often huge, layered, textured, and fully beaded. But if you’re aiming for simplicity and elegance, you can go for silk-satin gowns like the  Theia V-neck spaghetti strap satin trumpet wedding dress.  It’s not as big as your traditional wedding dresses but it’s just as sophisticated. It will also show off your great figure, not to mention it’s easy to wear and accessorize for the after-party.  Jumpsuits and pants

[SOURCE: Refinery29]

Wedding dresses are often huge, layered, textured, and fully beaded. But if you’re aiming for simplicity and elegance, you can go for silk-satin gowns like the Theia V-neck spaghetti strap satin trumpet wedding dress. It’s not as big as your traditional wedding dresses but it’s just as sophisticated. It will also show off your great figure, not to mention it’s easy to wear and accessorize for the after-party.

Jumpsuits and pants

[SOURCE: Marie Claire]  Who says you need to wear a dress to your wedding? If you want to go straight from your wedding to an informal picnic reception, you can wear something like Lela Rose’s white straight pants and peplum dress. Just pair it with your favorite stilettos, add a few bold accessories and you’re all set. A romper like Viktor&Rolf’s is also a great idea. Simply have your designer create a short train to add some extra elegance.  T-shirt and Tulle Skirts

[SOURCE: Marie Claire]

Who says you need to wear a dress to your wedding? If you want to go straight from your wedding to an informal picnic reception, you can wear something like Lela Rose’s white straight pants and peplum dress. Just pair it with your favorite stilettos, add a few bold accessories and you’re all set. A romper like Viktor&Rolf’s is also a great idea. Simply have your designer create a short train to add some extra elegance.

T-shirt and Tulle Skirts

[SOURCE: Cosmopolitan]  This is another breaker of the you-should-be-in-a-dress look. If you’ve always dreamed of wearing a t-shirt for your wedding, now you can by pairing it with a maxi tulle skirt. You can even customize the t-shirt or choose a different color for your skirt other than the traditional white. You can also go for a crop top and a shorter skirt, or an oversized shirt with a short tulle skirt.  Denim and Leather

[SOURCE: Cosmopolitan]

This is another breaker of the you-should-be-in-a-dress look. If you’ve always dreamed of wearing a t-shirt for your wedding, now you can by pairing it with a maxi tulle skirt. You can even customize the t-shirt or choose a different color for your skirt other than the traditional white. You can also go for a crop top and a shorter skirt, or an oversized shirt with a short tulle skirt.

Denim and Leather

[SOURCE: Martha Stewart Weddings]  Wearing a denim jacket with a bridal gown may seem strange, but it’s a growing trend that a lot of brides are using for their weddings. Styles range from road trip-inspired designs to western and rustic themes. In fact,  Pretty Me notes that a denim jacket can be thrown over a maxi dress  or skirt if you want the finished look to be less formal. You can even add your own touch of embellishments to customize them.  Martha Stewart Weddings details how denim jackets can be easily customized  to include patches. This adds a personal touch that will make your wedding even more special.  Layered Lace and Strappy Shoes

[SOURCE: Martha Stewart Weddings]

Wearing a denim jacket with a bridal gown may seem strange, but it’s a growing trend that a lot of brides are using for their weddings. Styles range from road trip-inspired designs to western and rustic themes. In fact, Pretty Me notes that a denim jacket can be thrown over a maxi dress or skirt if you want the finished look to be less formal. You can even add your own touch of embellishments to customize them. Martha Stewart Weddings details how denim jackets can
be easily customized
to include patches. This adds a personal touch that will make your wedding even more special.

Layered Lace and Strappy Shoes



We absolutely fell in love with  body-positive blogger Laurie Brucker when she wore the L’ezu bridal gown  that incorporates a short front and a longer train in the back. The short dress perfectly highlighted her lovely strappy Valentino shoes that complimented her entire look.  There are so many other ways to ‘rebel’ against the traditional wedding looks and themes. For one, you don’t have to choose white for your wedding gown and your motif can include non-traditional colors like black. It all boils down to the little details that tie all the big elements together. If you want some more wedding ideas be sure to check out  the different designs at L’ezu Bridal Atelier.   Article by: Caroline Diners

We absolutely fell in love with body-positive blogger Laurie Brucker when she wore the L’ezu bridal gown that incorporates a short front and a longer train in the back. The short dress perfectly highlighted her lovely strappy Valentino shoes that complimented her entire look.

There are so many other ways to ‘rebel’ against the traditional wedding looks and themes. For one, you don’t have to choose white for your wedding gown and your motif can include non-traditional colors like black. It all boils down to the little details that tie all the big elements together. If you want some more wedding ideas be sure to check out the different designs at L’ezu Bridal Atelier.

Article by: Caroline Diners