Alternative wedding gowns are increasing in popularity nowadays. Everything from sequin gowns and pops of colour to vintage styles and edgy jumpsuits. If you're at a loss as to where to shop for your gúna, fear not. We've rounded up some gorgeous places to go, here.
Needle & Thread
Known for their stunning beaded gowns, Needle & Thread have a range of ready-to-wear dresses that are perfect for not only bridesmaids but brides, too. Shop online at needleandthread.com or Brown Thomas (both in-store and online).
A firm Confetti fave, Irish shop Folkster caters for fashion loving folks. While they do also have Folkster Bridal, which is full of swoon-worthy bridal gowns, their main Folkster store is full of equally gorgeous dresses. Whether you're having a beach wedding or a city hall affair, you're bound to find something in-store or on their website.
Another Irish boutique, Dirty Fabulous is all about beautiful vintage pieces. Ideal if you're opting for a 1950s look for your wedding day.
This US brand makes sustainable women's clothing and accessories, which we are so on board with! For the edgier bride with impeccable style, Reformation may be just the ticket.
This US online store is in our top fave wedding stores. Everything from wedding décor to shoes, dresses, jumpsuits, and honeymoon fashion.
Full of sought-after designer goods, net-a-porter.com is a haven for folks fond of the finer things in life. They stock many bridal brands, including Rime Arodaky and Brandon Maxwell - both perfect for a more alternative wedding day look.
Makers of the infamous Azaelea dress, Self-Portrait have been the star of many City Hall and alternative wedding. With a host of celebrity fans (including the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton), Self-Portrait is an ideal choice for something a little different. Shop online or pop into Brown Thomas to nab your gúna.
If you're considering the idea of wedding dress rental, then Covet might be just what you're looking for. This Irish boutique has beautiful dresses from an array of designers, available to rent at really affordable prices.
Show Me Your Mumu
This stunning bohemian boutique is known for their gorgeous, easy breezy bridesmaids collection. However, they can also be worn on easy breezy brides, too.
Bohemian bridal haven, Archive 12 is based in Belfast and is perfect for brides with a wilder sense of style. If you're more of an easy breezy bride, they'll be right up your street. #wildbridesgatherhere