Trend Alert – 30 Coloured Wedding Dresses For 2021
Published date: 15th October 2020 | Author: Hollie Bond
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Thinking about your bridal look for your 2021 wedding? The fashion forecast predicts that colourful wedding dresses are what all the stylish brides will be wearing. Find your perfect shade here.
2021 weddings are set to be the best and most anticipated celebrations yet, after a year without many “I dos” and a pandemic putting paid to all our best laid plans in 2020. So it’s no surprise that the trends in weddings are all based around making things bright, beautiful and as celebratory as possible.
This desire to party like never before has even filtered down to the world of wedding dresses, with coloured wedding dresses being in vogue as a way to inject some festival fun and a sense of happiness into what will be a long-awaited wedding for many couples.
Many brides have had a lot of time in lockdown to think about and search for their eventual big day look, and are embracing their adventurous side by choosing dresses in a whole host of different colours and with stand out details like sequins, bows and sashes.
This doesn’t mean you have to suddenly switch to a ruby red wedding dress or be inspired to wear black à la Christine Quinn (see our round-up of the best black wedding dresses on the high street here). It does mean you might want to consider one of the gorgeous and whimsical dresses in boutiques that are created using fabrics in a range of pastel shades, like pale pink, soft blue and blush though.
We’ve rounded up the best coloured wedding dresses, as well as gowns with statement colourful details that you’ll fall in love with for you 2021 wedding.
1. Pretty In Pink
Satin Trimmed Embroidered Tulle Gown, Needle & Thread
Needle & Thread has created an exclusive bridal collection for Net-a-Porter and it’s absolutely dreamy. It includes this pretty subtle pink dress made from layers of fine tulle covered in intricate pastel-pink embroidery. We particularly love the lustrous satin piping and elegant tiers and ruffled trims. A seriously romantic way to embrace the trend.
2. Flower Power
Frieda Ditsy Floral Embroidery in Ivory, Needle & Thread
A coloured wedding dress doesn’t have to just contain one block of colour to fit the trend for 2021. Floral gowns are a perfect way to embrace the look and add a really romantic edge to your big day look. Flowery wedding dresses don’t get much more spectacular than this statement gown from Needle & Thread’s ASOS bridal collection.
3. Blushing Bride
Laced Off Shoulder Sweetheart Tulle Dress, Ultamodan
If you’re not quite ready to go the full nine yards with a colourful dress, how about choosing a classic lace bridal look with an underlay in a blush colour. This Ultamodan dress combines all the traditional beautiful details of a classic wedding dress with the season’s trend for a bit of colour.
4. Boho Chic
Off the Shoulder Multi-layer Lace Bridal, Milanoo
Grey on your wedding day? While you’ll be hoping the weather won’t be grey there’s no reason you can’t wear a dress in a heavenly shade of grey, especially when the design is as idyllic as this Milanoo number. And we’re obsessed with the boho chic design too. Statement sleeves are another of 2021’s hot trends, so you’ll be hitting all the right style notes.
5. Keep It Simple
Victoria Flutter Sleeve Crepe Dress, ASOS
If you love dresses to be simple, beautifully cut and figure hugging then you’ll love this gorgeous crepe flutter sleeve gown from ASOS. Ivory is a fantastic colour for a wedding day, and not far off white to keep with tradition if that’s your thing!
6. Champagne Supernova
Tulle Fallen Shoulder Dress, ASOS
You’ll look seriously romantic and dreamy as you take to the aisle in this Light Champagne Tulle ASOS dress that has the most stunning off the shoulder neckline. It’s the perfect way to look traditional and chic while rocking the latest bridal look.
7. Something Blue
Lace Flower Applique Bridal Gown, Milanoo
Make your dress your ‘something blue’ with this dreamy design from Milanoo. The full skirt and baby blue cape are a standout combination that’ll certainly wow your guests.
8. Back To Black
Sleeveless Court Trumpet Dress, EricDress
Black might sound a bit severe for a wedding dress, but when it’s as beautifully designed as this dress with its sheer lace bodice and a lighter underlay skirt, then as coloured wedding dresses go it’s pretty much a perfect choice.
9. Tiers Of Joy
Isla Tiered Wedding Dress, Whistles
Just look at that stunning skirt. Tiers for days! This Ivory dress is perfect for brides who love to dance, as the skirt will look incredible as you twirl around the dance floor.
10. Think Pink
Pink A-Line Sweeping Gown, Milanoo
Classic brides who are keen to look traditional but also give a nod to the colourful dress trend will love this pretty dress with its stylish a-line bodice and voluminous tulle skirt, all perfectly portrayed in the subtlest of antique pinks. Also available in white!
11. Fairy Fantasy
A-Line Color Block Dress, LightInTheBox
This dress is all about embracing tradition with a twist. The a-line style paired with pleated, tulle ruffles makes for a gorgeous combination that we can’t get enough of! And the block colours look absolutely stunning too.
12. Mint Condition
Tiered Fish-Tail Dress, Forever U
If you’re looking for a coloured wedding dress, you don’t have to stick to bridal collections during your dress search. Take a look at the occasion wear lines of some clothing stores too and you’ll find some real beauties. Just like this gorgeous mint green mermaid gown from Forever U’s occasion wear collection on ASOS.
13. Elegant Embellishment
Halter Style Embellished Wedding Dress, Chi Chi London
Chi Chi London’s extensive bridal collection contains this wow-factor ivory wedding dress with stunning embellishment details from head to toe. Dresses don’t get much prettier than this!
14. English Country Garden
Camellia Dress, Reformation
At an outside ceremony or summery big day this floral dress covered in a standout tulip design will work perfectly. It’s a really good price too, when you consider the full skirt and pretty back details.
15. Stunning Sequins
Maya Bridal Grey Sequin Wedding Dress, Maya Bridal
This stunning bandeau maxi from Maya Bridal’s ASOS collect is a gorgeous alternative to the traditional simple, white dress. What a seq’win’ (see what we did there)!
16. Appliqué Masterpiece
Applique Embroidered Organza Dress, ASOS
Don’t be a wallflower and choose something that really stands out in a multitude of different colours like this sheer applique piece from ASOS. This style is for brides who really like to make an entrance and create a fashion-forward figure on their wedding day.
17. Silky Slip
Satin Slip Cowl Neck Dress, Chi Chi London
A simple slip dress can be a brilliant way to step away from tradition whilst also playing it safe. And Chi Chi London have nailed the look with this champagne silk, cowl neck. How gorgeous!
18. Secret Garden
A-Line Elegant Floral Tulle Dress, LightInTheBox
LightInTheBox’s wedding dress collection contains some beautiful wedding dresses with colour, but it’s this secret garden design that really steals the spotlight. Perfect for any occasion but imagine wearing this for an outdoor wedding. Just wow!
19. Lady In Red
Red Princess Wedding Dress, Milanoo
Milanoo boasts an absolutely gorgeous online occasion wear collection. But this red princess dress really takes the cake. The applique detailing, paired with a dramatic skirt would be perfect for a winter wedding!
20. Bride In Shining Armour
Evening Dress With Mesh Cape, Ultamodan
There are few things better than a mesh, embellished cape on a wedding day! And this piece from Ultamodan’s occasion wear collection really packs a punch. The mesh, sequin design over the nude underdress is absolutely stunning!
21. Rock N Roll Realness
Stellar Star Embroidery Dress, Little Mistress
You’ll be the star of the show on your wedding day ,so why not wear stars on your dress? This lovely look from Little Mistress brings a small piece of Rock N Roll to your big day, perfect for 2021! And who doesn’t love a wrap dress.
22. Gorgeous Goddess
Danaya Embellished One Shoulder Dress, Little Mistress
Channel your inner goddess with this stunning grecian-inspired piece from Little Mistress’s bridal collection. Paired with gold shoes and accessories, this look would be perfect for a scenic summer wedding!
23. Spaghetti Strap It
Ingrid Dress, Reformation
Yet another stunning, simple strappy dress (available in a wide variety of colours), perfect for any occasion. Reformation have some beautiful non-white wedding dresses as part of their bridal collection, and this piece is a fantastic example!
24. High Class High Neck
Dusk Dress, Reformation
Midi-length dresses have been a huge trend throughout 2021, so why not carry that through to your big day with this sophisticated piece from Reformation’s bridal collection. The fitted bodice and high neck are such a gorgeous pairing.
25. The Gatsby
Long Sleeve Embroidered Fringe Hem Dress, ASOS
Let’s be honest, we’ve all dreamed of going to a Gatsby themed party, dressed to the absolute nines. Well this ASOS Embroidered Fringe Dress is about to make all of your dreams come true! Imagine swinging around the dancefloor at your reception in that dress!
26. Fancy Frills
Nancy Frill Gown, Needle & Thread
This dress has a little bit of everything we love, and it’s champagne! The tulle ruffled trim paired with scattered sequins makes for an absolutely stunning piece. Needle & Threads formal gowns are fantastic wedding dress alternatives!
27. Vintage Vanity
Bridal Long Sleeve Lace Dress, Virgos Lounge
There really is a dress for absolutely everybody! ASOS’s bridal collection includes this stunning vintage dress, reminiscent of a classic gown from the 70s. The cutout detail paired with the classic, mermaid-style skirt and flared sleeves is also available in Plus-size and Tall fits – wow!
28. Feeling Blue
Summer Blossom Ankle Gown, Needle & Thread
In this dress, you’ll be feeling anything but blue on your big day! Square necklines have been a massive trend for most of 2021, so implementing that into your wedding dress is absolutely genius. And how gorgeous is that shade of blue!
29. Short And Sweet
Carraway Dress, Reformation
Not everyone wants to wear a long dress at their wedding. So, if you’re one of those people, this high neck, lace piece from Reformation’s bridal line is perfect for you! And that mesh neckline is so stunning.
30. Pretty Little Kaftan
Nude Satin Kaftan Dress, Little Mistress
Take your beach wedding to the next level by wearing this gorgeous kaftan style gown on your big day! The slight pink hue is stunning and the dramatic sleeves are absolutely perfect. Look at that cinched waist too, what’s not to love!