Make a Statement: Noteworthy Black Wedding Gowns

This classic evening color puts a whole new twist on wedding attire
Vera Wang Josephine Fall 2012

I'll admit, if you had approached me while I was planning my wedding and asked me if I'd considered wearing black, I probably would have looked at you like you had six heads. When it comes to regular evening attire, I sit firmly in the classic black camp, but black on my wedding day somehow didn't feel right. Flash forward to two years later as I sit here, wide-eyed, pouring over the gorgeous impact a black wedding gown can make (...just search for "Black Wedding Gown" on Pinterest, I dare you). I think it's safe to say I could have been persuaded to drop my dream of white had one of those Vera Wang numbers been on the table. My new take on black bridal gowns? They're jaw-droppingly sophisticated, glamorously unexpected and are a little bit (ok, a lot a bit) rebellious in a fabulously fashion-forward kind of way. Here's a few of my favorites:

1. ML Monique Lhullier via Nordstrom


2. Seattle-based Dawson & Deveraux


3. Adrianna Papell via Bloomingdales


4.  Jenny Packham AW14


5. Vera Wang Joelle Fall 2012


6. BHLDN Annabelle


7. Monique Lhullier via Nordstrom