18 gorgeous non-traditional wedding dresses you can buy online at every price

Kayla Kuefler and Kate Mendonca
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We've rounded up 18 of the prettiest unique bridal gowns for every budget.
We've rounded up 18 of the prettiest unique bridal gowns for every budget.

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While this year's brides-to-be have experienced their fair share of wedding planning dramas (rest in peace, transatlantic honeymoons), deciding to postpone (or do away completely with) traditional celebrations can be a blessing in disguise for creatively-inclined couples.

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For those eager to break the bridal ballgown mold, non-traditional ceremonies have cleared the way for equally as unique outfits, especially as the weather starts to warm up. Today's brides have their choice of sleek silken mini dresses, daring midriff-baring ensembles, and colourful, actually re-wearable, outfits.

To celebrate your one-of-a-kind style, we've rounded up 18 non-traditional bridal looks for your big day.

Dresses under $200

Priced at less than $200, these dreamy dresses prove you don't need a lofty budget for your wedding day to be luxurious.

Sister Jane ‘Small Talk’ Ruffle Midi Dress

Sister Jane 'Small Talk' Ruffle Midi Dress (Photo via ShopBop)
Sister Jane 'Small Talk' Ruffle Midi Dress (Photo via ShopBop)

With ruffles as far as the eye can see, Sister Jane's “Small Talk” midi dress is a romantic light-pink pick for brides who want to steer away from classic white.

SHOP IT: Shopbop, $151

Maya Bridal 2 in 1 Maxi Tulle Dress

Maya Bridal 2 in 1 Maxi Tulle Dress. Image via ASOS.
Maya Bridal 2 in 1 Maxi Tulle Dress. (Photo via ASOS)

A unique two in one design gives the look of a skirt and matching top, this lightweight gown lets you dance the night away in style.

SHOP IT: ASOS, $180

WAYF 'Emma' Puff Sleeve Dress

WAYF 'Emma' Puff Sleeve Dress (Photo via ShopBop)
WAYF 'Emma' Puff Sleeve Dress (Photo via ShopBop)

With a Victorian-inspired silhouette and delicate lace overlay, WAYF's “Emma” puff sleeve dress is as romantic as it is cool.

SHOP IT: Shopbop, $99

MagicLinen Royal Toscana White Linen Dress

MagicLinen Royal Toscana White Linen Dress. (Photo via Etsy)
MagicLinen Royal Toscana White Linen Dress. (Photo via Etsy)

Perfect for a backyard wedding or casual affair, this easy, breezy dress is even Meghan Markle-approved.

SHOP IT: Etsy, $109

Waldorf Dress

Waldorf Dress. (Photo via Park & Fifth)
Waldorf Dress. (Photo via Park & Fifth)

The Waldorf Dress is a minimalist's dream, with a slinky silhouette in a flattering bias cut satin.

SHOP IT: Park & Fifth, $175

En Saison Sleeveless Sequin Maxi Dress

En Saison Sleeveless Sequin Maxi Dress. Image via Hudson's Bay.
En Saison Sleeveless Sequin Maxi Dress. Image via Hudson's Bay.

Bring the sparkle to any occasion in this lace maxi dress that features a shimmering sequin overlay, and is guaranteed to have all eyes on you.

SHOP IT: Hudson's Bay, $178

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Dresses under $500

While your wedding dress is undoubtedly a defining detail of your big day, it needn't be a costly one. For less than $500, rest assured these are wedding outfits you can (actually) wear again.

Marchesa Notte One-shoulder Embellished Stretch-cady Gown

Marchesa Notte One-shoulder Embellished Stretch-cady Gown. Image via The Outnet.
Marchesa Notte One-shoulder Embellished Stretch-cady Gown. Image via The Outnet.

Marchesa Notte's delicate feminine gown combines dreamy floral-embroidered accents with a one-shouldered design to create a show-stopping statement piece.

SHOP IT: The Outnet, $278 (originally $795)

Reformation 'Acacia' Dress

Reformation 'Acacia' Dress (Photo via Reformation)
Reformation 'Acacia' Dress (Photo via Reformation)

Designed with a one tie shoulder strap, Reformation's ivory silk mini dress is a sleek substitute for a traditional floor-length bridal gown.

SHOP IT: Reformation, $488

ASOS EDITION ‘Erin’ Off-Shoulder Drape Wedding Jumpsuit

ASOS EDITION ‘Erin’ Off-Shoulder Drape Wedding Jumpsuit (Photo via ASOS)
ASOS EDITION ‘Erin’ Off-Shoulder Drape Wedding Jumpsuit (Photo via ASOS)

Part of the ASOS Edition Bridal Collection, this off-the-shoulder jumpsuit features a feminine bandeau neck and flowy wide-leg pants. Best of all: it has pockets.

SHOP IT: ASOS, $284

GOEN.J Lace Trimmed Tiered Mini Dress

GOEN.J Lace Trimmed Tiered Mini Dress (Photo via ShopBop)
GOEN.J Lace Trimmed Tiered Mini Dress (Photo via Shopbop)

A flowy, feminine style, GOEN.J's knee-length dress features oversized tiered ruffles and a sheer lace midriff panel for a peek-a-boo style.

SHOP IT: Shopbop, $305 (originally $615)

Reformation ‘Virgo’ Dress

Reformation ‘Virgo’ Dress (Photo via Reformation)
Reformation ‘Virgo’ Dress (Photo via Reformation)

Simple and romantic, Reformation's silk slip dress is designed with a relaxed skirt and dramatic puff sleeve for a vintage-inspired look.

SHOP IT: Reformation, $418

Self-Portrait Azaelea Guipure Lace Dress

Self-Portrait Azaelea Guipure Lace Dress.(Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Self-Portrait Azaelea Guipure Lace Dress.(Photo via Net-A-Porter)

Designed exclusively for Net-A-Porter, Self-Portrait's lace midi dress is partially lined along the bodice to show off a hint of skin, perfect for a summer bride.

SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $434

Vanessa Cocchiaro The C.J. Shirred Crepe Mini Dress

Vanessa Cocchiaro The C.J. Shirred Crepe Mini Dress. (Photo via Net-a-Porter)
Vanessa Cocchiaro The C.J. Shirred Crepe Mini Dress. (Photo via Net-A-Porter)

With romantic ruffled neckline and billowing sleeves, Vanessa Cocchiaro's versatile white crepe C.J. style has “Bridgerton romance” written all over it.

SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $490

Dresses under $1,000

According to Runway Bridal, the average price of a wedding dress in Canada is $1,500. Come in under budget without sacrificing an ounce of style with these stunning wedding looks.

Needle & Thread Snowdrop Sequin-Embellished Tulle Gown

Needle & Thread Snowdrop Sequin-Embellished Tulle Gown. (Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Needle & Thread Snowdrop Sequin-Embellished Tulle Gown. (Photo via Net-A-Porter)

Romantic sequins and tulle demand declarations of love. Celebrate your I dos in your girly-girl dream dress, Needle & Thread's “Snowdrop” gown.

SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $830

Black Halo Ara Bow Puff-Sleeve Jumpsuit

Black Halo Ara Bow Puff-Sleeve Jumpsuit. (photo via Saks Fifth Avenue)
Black Halo Ara Bow Puff-Sleeve Jumpsuit. (photo via Saks Fifth Avenue)

Make a statement in Black Halo's unique puff-sleeve jumpsuit. With a bow detail at the neckline, go from the alter to the after-party in style.

SHOP IT: Saks Fifth Avenue, $684

Willowby by Watters 'Sariah' Top & Skirt

Willowby by Watters 'Sariah' Top & 'Sariah' Skirt (Photo via BHLDN)
Willowby by Watters 'Sariah' Top & 'Sariah' Skirt (Photo via BHLDN)

A modernized version of the traditional bridal gown, Willowby by Watters's lacey bridal top is designed with fluttered sleeves and a scalloped hem and, when paired with the allover lace skirt, reveals a hint of your midriff.

SHOP IT: BHLDN, $550 (top) and $850 (skirt)

Self-Portrait Double-Breasted Mini Dress

Self-Portrait Double-Breasted Mini Dress (Photo via Net-A-Porter)
Self-Portrait Double-Breasted Mini Dress (Photo via Net-A-Porter)

Business meet bride. Self-Portrait's ivory crepe mini dress has a double-breasted front and lightly padded shoulders for a polished I do look.

SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $657

Bronx and Banco Mademoiselle Bridal Midi Dress

Bronx and Banco Mademoiselle Bridal Midi Dress. (Photo via Revolve)
Bronx and Banco Mademoiselle Bridal Midi Dress. (Photo via Revolve)

Celebrate your own fairytale ending in Bronx and Banco's Cinderella-like sequinned midi dress.

SHOP IT: Revolve, $918

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