Gallery: the best coloured wedding dresses from the catwalk
02 DECEMBER 2013
White has always been the most popular choice of colour for brides when it comes to choosing their wedding gown, but some celebrities have ditched the traditional look and donned colourful dresses instead.
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While Gwen Stefani and Anne Hathaway opted for two-toned pink and white numbers, Avril Lavigne and Sarah Jessica Parker went completely opposite and wore jet black on their big day.
Looking back at the catwalks of this year's bridal fashion shows, it seems these fashion-forward celebrities had all the reason not to wear white.
1. Oscar de la Renta's Spring/Summer 2014 collection
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Blush pink has been a go-to shade for various celebrity brides, with Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Biel and Portia de Rossi among others choosing a petal pink coloured gown.
Apart from Gwen Stefani and Anne Hathaway, other famous brides who have walked down the aisle in deeper shades of pink or red include Melissa Gilbert and Julianne Moore.
If you're after the same look, Vera Wang recently unveiled her latest bridal collection in New York, showcasing a series of fuchsia, scarlet and coral gowns, many of which were adorned with large flowers and full skirts.
When Elizabeth Taylor wed her co-star Richard Burton for the first time in 1964, the Golden Age actress donned a yellow chiffon dress. Five decades later and actress Amber Tamblyn opted for a canary yellow gown for her 2012 nuptials.
Carla Rodriguez 's Spring/Summer 2014 bridal collection showcased a kaleidoscope of colours and the pastel yellow numbers proved quite a hit.
4. Romona Keveza's Spring/Summer 2014 collection
Metallic shades have always been reserved for the more daring brides. Reality TV star Cynthia Bailey tied the knot in a striking couture, grey gown while Dita Von Teese had a dramatic royal purple dress made for her by Vivienne Westwood.
Luxury designer Romona Keveza's collection paraded at thsi year's New York Bridal Week may be your inspiration if you're after a bold, metallic look.
5. Vera Wang's Spring/Summer 2014 collection
Avril Lavigne, Sarah Jessica Parker and Ellen Pompeo have all exchanged vows in black numbers, but for brides who want just a hint of black on their wedding day, Vera Wang's Spring/Summer collection has a range of ebony-inspired choices.