Adding Color To a Traditional Wedding Gown

When considering a color for their wedding gown most brides select the color white as that is the most traditional. Adding some color to your look will help you show your personality on your wedding day. Here are four non-traditional colors to consider for your wedding gown.  


Yellow is a traditional primary color, and its various shades can be used to create a dress that is adaptable to the seasons or a destination. As a result, you can wear yellow all year round. Try a pale or pastel yellow dress in the spring or summer with a veil in a complimentary color. For brides with features, try a slightly brighter yellow with dark accessories for the perfect wedding day look. 


Red can make a bold statement as it is the color of passion. Again, tailor your shade from lighter to darker based on the season or destination. A lighter red or blush can be worn in the summer and spring, as they have warmer tones. Wine, Merlot, Sangria, and berry are fantastic choices for the fall and winter because they’re darker in tone.


Purple is the color of royalty, and wearing this color on your wedding day will make you feel part of the royal family. Purple has over 100 colors, so there is shade for every season. Lavender, lilac, and periwinkle have softer tones for the warmer months of the year. In contrast, Amethyst, mulberry, and eggplant have cooler tones for the colder months of the year.


Champagne is one color on this list that is more limited in it’s color variations, but that doesn’t mean it’s not versatile. A light “pink champagne” dress is ideal for the warm months of the year. The more neutral pale browns and tans will be a lovely compliment to your Dom Perignon reception toast in those cooler months of the year. 

Sparking your wedding dress with color is a way to show your personality and be non-traditional on your wedding day. Check out our collection of wedding dresses, as well as our blog for other tips on adding color to your wedding day. 

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