10 Stunning New Wedding Dresses to Suit Any Kind of Bride (PHOTOS)

Maressa Brown | May 14, 2014 Beauty & Style

hands on hips bride getting into wedding dressAs idealized as it is by reality shows, wedding dress shopping can be a seriously daunting experience. Not only do you want to find and "say yes" to The Dress that looks the most gorgeous on you, but you also want to make a unique statement. A tall order for even the least finicky bride-to-be!

Thankfully, the latest flock of frocks on the market is colorful, sexy, sparkly, romantic, unexpected, and just plain divine. Here, the 10 most beautiful of the bunch to suit all manner of stylish brides ...

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  • 1. Bride goes ballerina

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    Who said you can't wear a grown-up, sexy tutu on your wedding day? This new style for 2014 by Reem Acra is perfect for the Carrie Bradshaw-ish bride -- and if you're doing two looks, could be a perfectly playful pick for a reception dress.

  • 2. Marvelous in mauve

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    Pink gowns have been all the rage. (Perhaps thanks to Jessica Biel and Kaley Cuoco!) But there's a new color in town. Designed by Melissa Sweet for David's Bridal, this seriously whimsical, bell-shaped ball gown comes in a romantic new hue called "dark antique mauve."

  • 3. Southern belle

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    Chantilly lace, a tulle yoke, and a high neckline makes this Melissa Sweet for David's Bridal trumpet gown a breathtaking choice for a bride who wants a bit of modesty in the front. (The back is open.)

  • 4. Showstopping bride

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    A high-low, multi-layered skirt pairs with a sexy sheer lace top in this jaw-droppingly HOT Rivini gown fit for only the boldest bride.

  • 5. Medieval beauty

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    From David's Bridal's Galina Signature Collection, this simple but elegant empire-waisted sheath gown boasts bling in its illusion neckline and geometric beaded bodice. It's not what we technically think of as a princess gown, but it certainly looks fit for one!

  • 6. Vintage flair

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    This DB Studio cap sleeve sequined sheath with a U-shaped back seems equal parts modern and vintage (think jazz age!).

  • 7. Dramatic diva

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    Ever since Kate Middleton opted for sleeves on her wedding day in 2011, the style has been trending. This Oleg Cassini style gives the look its own twist with golden lace appliques and 6,000 appliqued beads.

  • 8. Convertible glam

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    This Galina Signature Collection gown with raschel lace has a removable capelet (bedazzled with crystals and pearls, oh my!), bearing in mind the bride who wants to cover up for the ceremony and then go strapless for the reception!

  • 9. Pretty in pearls

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    Many brides wonder whether they should rock diamonds or pearls as their wedding jewelry, but this stunning Oleg Cassini dress answers the question for you. It's pearls all the way. 50,000 of 11 different kinds of pearls, actually, hand-beaded onto the luxe gown using three different techniques. Wow!

  • 10. Glitzy & demure

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    The "Hannah" strapless ball gown from designer Maggie Sottero is fit for a princess, thanks to its embroidered tulle, pewter thread, lace, sweetheart neckline, and subtle silk ribbon belt. Heavenly!

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