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5 Best Non-Traditional Fall 2012 Wedding Dresses

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Getting married in the fall is a lot like preparing for the upcoming winter season: you want to stay warm and safe with the person you love. Of course, there is no heating bill or warm clothing to worry about during the fall season in most areas. For brides who are looking for non-traditional wedding dresses, fancy fabrics and sparkle are popular for the upcoming season. Jewel-tone colors in blue, teal, and aqua are favorites. Look for sequined dresses in silver and gold that are not only ideal as wedding dresses but also for the ballroom floor and other social events. Here are the top five bridal dresses that will look fabulous on any bride this fall season:

Mario Fortuny and Mary McFadden are the best known names in the fashion business when it comes to finely pleated silky fabric, but this fall season has BCBG Max Azria introducing the Mateo strapless pleated dress which could very well pass for vintage pleats. Now this is the kind of non-traditional wedding dress that looks beautiful on any woman. The dress itself is easy to slip into, with its elastic neckline and waist, which means there are no zippers or buttons to fuss with. The fabric is sateen polyester and will shimmer in the most subtle light on the bride’s fall wedding day. Available from Saks Fifth Avenue for $298.00.

This next non-traditional bridal dress is perfect for a beach wedding with its rich aqua color. Embellished with silver sequins, this strapless dress has a full skirt made of tulle, has a zipper closure in the back, and comes with a sparkling belt to match. Go big with clear rhinestone jewelry with this wedding dress. Don’t forget to wear a matching tiara with it! This lovely dress can be purchased through Simply Dresses for $490.00.

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For the bride who wants a non-traditional wedding dress that has more casual lines but is made from an elegant fabric, look no further than this Sol dress by Diane von Furstenberg. Closely resembling a casual knit dress, the deep scoop neckline and short, wide sleeves is very simple and pretty being made of a woven fabric in silver sequins, hangs loosely around the body. The skirt comes to just above the knees so this is fashionable and daring in style. A satin belt neatly holds the dress in place. Available from Barney’s for $199.00.

Teal blue seems to be the perfect fall color for a wedding dress. The natural jewel-tones of nature at this time of year, and this Julian Joyce sequin embellished non-traditional wedding dress is perfect for a fall wedding. This dress has a side zip closure, a single right shoulder strap, a flowing attached scarf, and a bold starfish-shaped applique on the front of the bodice. Purchase this dress from Lord & Taylor for $185.69.

If you ever thought about weaing a solid, gold sequined dress as a bridal dress, this fall 2012 season is the perfect time for it. Designed by Kaufmanfranco, the Degrade sequin dress is one hot little number that can be worn again on a dance floor or to a cocktail party. The sequins, as the name of the dress suggests, degrade in size with the smaller ones in the bodice and the larger ones in the skirt. This strapless dress can be slipped into without difficulty. Wear metallic bronze shoes with this non-raditional wedding dress. Available from Neiman Marcus for $1398.00.

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