16 Alternative Wedding Dresses You'll Love

Let's face it: Most American brides are no longer rosy-cheeked virgins hiding behind a veil, chin-deep in a tidal wave of lace. Getting married these days is as much a fashion moment as any other, so your dress should have as much pizazz and joie de vivre as you do. That's why we've put together a list of thoroughly modern marriage attire full of fashion-forward alternative wedding dresses to your basic pouffy whites, but if you are not the bride, check out what to wear to a wedding. Whether you are a bride-to-be looking for traditional with a twist or something that shrugs off old-fashioned altogether, there's something beautiful here for everyone—and with the most expensive capping off at $500, affordable to boot!

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