Don’t look good in white? Spring brides can choose from striking colors, including crimson, and floral prints. Sheer backs, asymmetrical hemlines and dresses that can go from ceremony to dance floor with a swap of a skirt all got nods from top-flight designers. Also making headlines are hair adornments, from feathery pins to bejeweled headbands. For the most modern invitations to a fete, go graphic and go bold.
For spring 2013 weddings, designers went for bold strokes of color, such as crimson red, shown here on this strapless gown from Vera Wang's runway collection. Find a color that's flattering to your skin tone.Peter Michael Dills/Getty Images