10 Non-Traditional Gowns Redefining Weddings This Season

“Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends”-Kate Spade

**Flashback begins** You are 10 years old at a sleepover with your girlfriends and it’s your turn to reveal your fantasy wedding. You present your venue, your bridesmaids, and your prince charming to be, but you save the crème del crème for last, your wedding dress. Back in the ’90s or early 2000s your dress probably consisted of a cupcake silhouette, maybe strapless or a sweetheart neck, right? Well my generation Y, wedding dresses have taken a turn to satisfy our cravings for simple, unique, and hipster vibes, feeding our inner cinderella appetite. Your prayers have been answered with these one-of-a-kind dresses, skirts, and pants.

1. The Two Piece Matching Extravaganza

Designer: Monique Lhuillier

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Photo cred: TheKnot.com

2. The Cape

Designer: Oleg Cassini

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Photo Cred: MARIA VALENTINO / MCV PHOTO

3. Short and Sweet

Designer: Jenny Packham

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Photo Cred: http://www.jennypackham.com

4. ‘The Farrah’

Designer: Molly Guy

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Photo Cred: http://shop.stonefoxbride.com

5. Nude

Designer: Mira Zwillinger

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Photo Cred: http://www.mirazwillinger.com

6. ‘Adrian Sweater’ Hot Pants

Designer: Delphine Manivet

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Photo Cred: http://www.delphinemanivet.com

7. ‘Esteban’ Boho chic

Designer: Delphine Manivet

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Photo Cred: http://www.delphinemanivet.com

8. Simple

Designer: Jenny Packham

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Photo Cred: http://www.jennypackham.com

9. Floral Frenzy

Designer: Mira Zwillinger

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Photo Cred: http://www.mirazwillinger.com

10. Grecian Goddess

Designer: Yoo Lee , Saja (Korean The Lion)

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Photo Cred: http://www.sajawedding.com

As Jessie J puts it “Forget about the price tag, Ain’t about the uh cha-ching cha-ching, Ain’t about the yeah b-bling b-bling” Preach girl,  these images are more for inspiration than online shopping because these bad boys would burn your bank, but you would go down looking fabulous!

Anna Thetard

Contributor, Purdue University Major: Apparel Design and Technology Her heart belongs to: Blair Waldorf, drinking Earl Grey tea, road trips, photography, quoting She's the Man, eating bagels and wearing Birkenstocks. Take her away to: London, local coffee shops, my cabin, the beach, or under the covers.

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