The Best Non-Traditional Wedding Dresses On Instagram

The bold and the beautiful...

Celebrities generally enjoy to break the mould especially when it comes to fashion, and their choice of wedding dress is no different. With the world’s leading designers at their fingertips and substantial bank accounts behind them, going against the grain isn’t just about opting for a black dress on your wedding day. 

Princess style wedding gowns are great for those traditionalists out there but for those non-conventional brides-to-be, we have scrolled through our Instagram feeds to find you some non-traditional wedding dresses for your mood board.  

Our search for the best out-of-the-box bridal dresses on Instagram has uncovered everything from the daring, to the bohemian and all the way to the comfy and practical. From models such as Hanne Gaby Odiele, who looked every bit the fashion-forward model picked straight from the runway, to Emily Ratajkowski’s brave yet incredible pant-suit, there is a source of inspiration for every unconventional bride.  

Here are our picks for the best non-traditional wedding dresses on Instagram:

Isabeli Fontana 

Isabeli Fontana wore a sheer embroidered floor-length gown by Brazilian designer Água de Coco over a cream bikini to marry Diego Ferrero at their 2016 wedding in the Maldives. 

Erin Wasson

Erin Wasson wore a Vivienne Westwood dress and Lucchese cowboy boots to marry French restauranteur Barth Tassy, in Texas, August this year.

Hanne Gaby Odiele

Hanne Gaby Odiele wore a silk cape over white trousers and a white bustier. The alternative ensemble was designed by friend Alexander Wang for Balenciaga. 

Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles wore a total of six avant-garde outfits during her wedding to Alan Ferguson in New Orleans in 2014, including this ivory jumpsuit and cape by Stéphane Rolland which she wore while biking to her ceremony. 

Whitney Port 

The Hills star married Tim Rosenman in Palm Springs in 2015 and wore a lace appliqué dress – a custom collaboration between Whitney and Ashi Studio. Her wedding look was complete with floral stilettos from Paul Andrew.

Olivia Palermo 

Fashion guru Olivia Palermo wore a cream cashmere sweater, a tulle skirt and white shorts, all designed by Carolina Herrera. Palermo’s ‘something blue’ was a pair of deep blue Manolo Blahnik’s. 

Cindy Crawford 

Cindy Crawford married Rande Gerber 20 years ago and opted for a white slip dress and bare feet for their beach wedding. 

Arizona Muse

Model Arizona Muse wore a silk, sleeved dress by Temperley London with a stunning choker from Chopard, to wed her fiancé Boniface Verney-Carron in London last year. 

Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski and actor Sebastian Bear-McClard surprised everyone by getting married earlier this year. Emily strayed far from the traditional, wearing a mustard pant-suit from Zara and a black felt hat. 

Poppy Delevigne 

Poppy Delevigne had not one, but two, wedding ceremonies to fiance James Cook. Her second wedding dress was a gorgeous floral, long-sleeved frock by Peter Dundas for Emilio Pucci. 

Kiera Knightley

Keira Knightley was every pixie girls dream when she wore a Chanel blush tulle dress, cropped Chanel boucle jacket, pink ballet pumps and daisies in her hair when marrying James Righton in the South of France. 

Agyness Deyn 

British model Agyness Deyn wore a blush tulle midi-dress made by her designer pal Molly Goddard and baby blue bejewelled shoes by Manolo Blahnik, to her wedding ceremony in Brooklyn in 2016. 

Caroline Brasch

Model Caroline Brasch wore a custom-made dress by friend Cecilie Bahnsen, who dyed the white lace different pastel colours to marry Frederik Bille Brahe in Copenhagen this year. 

Nico Totorella and Bethany Meyers

The queer, polyamorous couple wore beautiful designs by Andrew Morrison and crowns atop their heads for their wedding ceremony this year. 

Shanina Shaik

Victoria’s Secret model Shanina Shaik was both bohemian and elegant in a sheer lace gown by Ralph & Russo, at her wedding to Gregory Andrews in the Bahamas. 

Bar Refaeli

Bar Refaeli wore an ethereal dress with ruffles, subtle tassel detailing and crochet panelling designed by Clare Waight Keller to marry Adi Ezra in 2015.

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