20+ Women Who Said “No” to Boring Wedding Dresses

Wedding dresses are special, mainly because we wear them on one of the most important days in our life. But many brides want their outfits to be as original as possible. And their fantasy can only be admired.

“This fabric was a polyester, I believe. It’s from the 90s. My mom bought it when I was a teenager, and it was sitting for the perfect dress. I messed up at about every step, yet it came out beautiful.”

“Recently graduated with my Masters in Apparel Design, and this is part of what I worked on for my thesis project!”

“This is my wedding dress. I felt like a woodland creature.”

“My best friend just got married. He wanted an unusual wedding.”

“Creating a ’3-in-1′ wedding dress for my best friend”

“My mother-in-law made me this vintage-inspired wedding dress. We were married at a steel mill where both of our grandfathers worked as teenagers.”

“I was a little nervous about wearing wings for pictures, but I’m so glad I did. I feel like a fairy bride. Plus, my husband is so adorable.”

“I had a wedding dress inspired by Firefly Path’s designs and the Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess.”

This dress is made out of a vintage table cloth.

“I made and hand-embroidered my wedding dress. I was inspired in part by the embroiderer who worked for Game of Thrones.

“The poinsettias are meant to represent my Mexican heritage, and the Turkish tulips at the bottom represent my husband’s.”

“This is my favorite picture from our wedding day. It was October in Colorado, so the temperature was perfect.”

“I made my own wedding dress. I don’t think I could have gotten a dress like this commercially.”

“No joke, it’s the best wedding dress I’ve ever seen.” © suzybhomemakr / Reddit

“I finally got the pictures back from my wedding a few months ago and just wanted to share my non-traditional wedding dress.”

“After over 2+ years of work, my dream blue wedding dress made it down the aisle!”

“I wore a non-traditional dress for our tiny wedding and I’m so happy with how it turned out!”

“My wedding dress! A little unconventional but I’m in love. I can’t wait to get married and style this.”

“I saw this dress in an ad and haven’t been able to shake it from my mind since. I ordered it when it went on sale and burst into tears when I put it on. It’s not traditional, but it’s the only one for me.”

“It was an outdoor fall wedding and having vibrant colors was important to me.”

“It worked! My dress lit up at the moment of the first kiss!”

“I had my Renaissance wedding.”

“I made a wedding dress out of Taco Bell wrappers.”

Please note: This article was updated in April 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
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