By Helen Feliciano Bailey



White gowns may still reign but brides are bolder than ever before with more and more couples opting for non-traditional weddings. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner we rounded up twenty stunning looks for the daring bride.

Not the daring type? These are perfect for bridesmaids too! Red on for fabulous style that won’t break the bank:


Lovers + Friends Tessa Gown

Solid red but not one bit boring! You’ll look fierce in this Lovers + Friends dress!


Red Velvet Off Shoulder Cap Sleeve Gown

This stunning vintage dress by Unique Vintage is sexy and classy; perfect for an evening wedding!


True Violet One Shoulder Frill Mini Dress

Pair this Asos dress with amazing heels and you got yourself a stunning bridal look!


Booho Slinky Twist Front Midi Dress

Giving off some serious 70s vibes, this Asos dress demands attention!


Appetite For Seduction Red Lace Long Sleeve Dress 

It’s easy to see why this Lulus dress made it on our Top 20 list; the lace is elegant and classic and the pop of red is bold and daring.


Jarlo Cross Maxi Dress

The back to this Jarlo dress is incredibly beautiful. The off the shoulder look and small train scream bridal! This would also make a stunning bridesmaid dress for evening weddings.


Mila Dress

Sophisticated and a little flirty, this Made in USA Elvira Couture dress, featuring semi-sheer sleeves is perfect for, both, daytime and evening weddings.


Perfect Opportunity Maxi Dress

This Lulus dress has Spanish flare and attitude. While an obvious choice for sassy brides everywhere, this would also make for a beautiful maid of honor dress!


Monica Dress

Channel your inner pinup with this beautiful Made in USA dress by Laure Byrnes. Pair it with a red cage veil to complete the look!


Embroidered High-Low Maxi Dress

All I know is that in this Chi Chi London dress, I’d be dancing the night away!


Ruffle Sleeve Maxi Dress With Embellished Waist

This dress by London fashion brand Lipsy is flowy and fun with a hint of sparkle!


Red Velvet Dress

Give out all of the retro vibes in this Bettie Page dress.


Xscape Off The Shoulder Gown

Timeless and classic, this figure sculpting dress is available at Macy’s.


Vita Gown

This gown from Likely is one to be adored and worn by brides or bridesmaids alike!


Two To Tango Lace Bodycon

Calling all Spring and Summer Brides, this dress has both comfort and style!


Mikado High Low Ball Gown 

Another classic gown in the mix! Can’t go wrong with a Zac Posen gown!


Open Back Dress With Train

Gorgeous floor-length dress with small train; this is a must have for brides wanting a red dress with a more traditional look.


Heavenly Hues Red Maxi Dress 

While this dress may give off casual vibes at first, you can dress it up with jewelry for a summer chic bridal look. Beach wedding anyone?


Open Back Long Formal Dress 

Perfect cross between traditional and boho, this dress’ floral details are just gorgeous.


Marigold Gown

A more modern take on an original, this Lovers + Friends gown is sleek and fancy.




Helen Feliciano-Bailey is a wedding & portrait photographer based out of Maryland State and a self-proclaimed coffee-obsessed, vegan-travel-blog enthusiast and wanderer. She is a believer in veganism as a moral compass to inclusivity, compassion, and justice for all sentient beings. Her passions for human connection, storytelling, and artistry can be seen in her professional and personal projects.





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