Celebrities That Didn’t Wear White to Their Wedding

As heads turn toward the aisle, guests expect to see the bride floating down the aisle in a white dress, but these celebrities prove that going down the unconventional route is way more exciting than the typical white gown.

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Shenae Grimes

The world may have a universal understanding that black is for funerals, but the 90210 star bravely wore a dark, tutu inspired number that showed us how edgy a black wedding gown could be. The stark contrast between the orthodox white ensemble and Shenae Grimes’ dress still makes black a bit taboo for the palette of wedding gown colors, but her choice for her big revealed that Vera Wang is perfectly capable of making any bride look elegant, no matter what color dress she had on that day. Shenae married her British model boyfriend Josh Beech in London on May 10, 2013

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani

Although the base of her dress is still technically white, one thing we can credit her for being possibly the first bride to add the ombre effect on her dress, before ombre ever became a trend. The pink dip dye eventually fades into the natural champagne color of the fabric, looking absolutely stunning next to her husband-to-be. The former No Doubt singer and The Voice judge married Gavin Rossdale on September 14 back in 2002. They share the same wedding anniversary as UK TV host Kerry Katona and George Kay as displayed on this generator, and the two couples ironically announced their split just this past October.

Alison Pill

Alison Pill

Vintage was more Alison Pill’s style when it came to her nuptials. Over Memorial Day weekend this year, the Newsroom! actress opted to wear a yellow wedding dress adorned with dainty sleeves and a sheer bodice to marry Joshua Leonard in. The event was photographed using old-school filters to complete the theme of the extravaganza. It was an intimate and rustic ceremony, with a small-town vibe that from the looks of it, her friends and family really enjoyed.

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola

After white, pink seems to be the second most popular choice of for wedding dress, but her avant garde nature led Sofia Coppola to do anything but ordinary. Back in August 2011, the talented director married her long-time boyfriend and Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars in an Azzedine Alaïa garment, a custom lilac chiffon dress that also was knee length instead of the traditional floor length dress. They let their two daughters, Romy and Cosima, wear white that day. Just as the dress was, the affair was fresh and chic.

Written by Alexis Kiersten

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