11/07/2013 20:41 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Best Coloured Wedding Dresses - And Why White Isn't The Only Option For Brides

When it comes to finding a dress that will transport you from single Miss to beyond-beautiful bride - the question is, would you stray from tradition and ditch the whole idea of wearing white? Yes, but would you really?

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Non-white bridal wear is a big thing right now with celebrities sauntering down the aisle in pretty pinks and even black, but actually it's the fash pack wooing us with wild, whimsical designs in an array of colour. Vera Wang has proved lavish red dresses, bold ebony gowns and even monochrome can be Big Day-perfect.

Wearing a coloured wedding dress is for brides who know exactly what they want on their wedding day. All performance, all eyes on them, total drama...