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    Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Aug 1, 2013

    36 Colorful Wedding Gowns That Prove You Don't Have To Wear White

    White may be traditional these days for most of us, but you can be wedding-ready in colors ranging from blush to black.

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    1. If you're easing into the idea of a colored gown, pale pink is a good place to start.

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    Badgley Mischka at Saks Fifth Avenue, $1,190

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    White by Vera Wang at David's Bridal, $800

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    Sue Wong at Saks Fifth Avenue, $648

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    Moschino Cheap and Chic at Net-A-Porter, $1,415

    6. Lilac is a bridesmaid-y color — but with the right dress, you'll definitely be the star of the show.

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    Romona Keveza Couture

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    Kelly Faetanini, contact for pricing

    12. Get bold with some fuchsia.

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    Notte by Marchesa at Saks Fifth Avenue, $995

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    Naeem Khan at Neiman Marcus, $6,990

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    This dress is awe-inspiring. Oscar de la Renta at Net-A-Porter, $5,290

    15. Buttercup yellow is sweet but not saccharine.

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    Ted Baker at Nordstrom, $825

    16. Gold is good for a dramatic flair.

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    Anne Barge

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    David Meister at Saks Fifth Avenue, $648

    18. Baby blue is reminiscent of Cinderella in the best way.

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    Seriously, Cinderlella 2.0.Tadashi Shoji, $488

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    Oscar de la Renta, contact for pricing

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    Bellantuono, contact for pricing

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    23. And mint green is a totally underrated color for any occasion, in my opinion.

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    Marchesa at Net-A-Porter, $6,950

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    Badgley Mischka

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    How pretty is this?! Romona Keveza Couture

    27. A jewel-toned navy would be perfect for a winter wedding.

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    Regal and Michelle Obama–worthy. Alvina Valenta

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    30. And red is the undisputed champion of romantic colors.

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    Love in dress form. Vera Wang, contact for pricing

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    Vera Wang, contact for pricing

    33. If you want to rebel entirely against traditional white, black is your shade.

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    Houghton

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    Izaac Mizrahi

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    Pretty and romantic in a wistful way. Vera Wang, contact for pricing