The Best Rainbow Wedding Dress Looks for Every Style

woman wearing a pastel tulle rainbow wedding dress
photo: Vienna Glenn Photography | bouquet: Mint Green Design | planning: Konsider It Done | pastel rainbow dress: Hutton gown from Willowby

The definition of dopamine dressing — rocking a rainbow wedding dress as you tie the knot is wedding GOALS.

With more couples bucking tradition for something that feels unique, free-spirited, and fun, bright-hued gowns are taking center stage, and a full rainbow wedding look brings those good vibes to the next level.

Whether you’re planning a bright and whimsical ceremony or want a Pride-inspired look for your big day, rainbow wedding dresses add a serious dose of joy to any celebration. Plus, they can be tailored to your unique style, from fairytale chic to retro glam.

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How to Accessorize Your Rainbow Wedding Dress

pastel tulle rainbow wedding dress with flowy skirt
photo: Vienna Glenn Photography | bouquet: Mint Green Design | planning: Konsider It Done | pastel rainbow dress: Hutton gown from Willowby

With so many hues to pull from, accessorizing your gown has never been more fun. Add a pair of statement earrings for extra glamour, or choose some color-blocked wedding shoes to highlight the shades of the dress.

The Best Rainbow Wedding Dresses

hand painted ombre rainbow wedding dress
photo: Alex Kwong Photography | rainbow dress: designed by Tiff Manuell, handmade by Patricio Banados Valenzuela

As Kacey Musgraves sang, “There’s always been a rainbow hanging over your head,” so why not channel that into your wedding day look? We’ve rounded up some stunning picks to help you find the rainbow wedding dress of your dreams (no rain required).

And at the end of the rainbow? Pure gold, of course.

1: Ombre Pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

chiffon ombre pastel rainbow wedding dress

Great news: you don’t have to travel somewhere over the rainbow to find the perfect dress for your big day — it’s right here! This pastel rainbow wedding dress is handmade with buttery satin and whimsical silk chiffon. It also features a silky bustier to give you extra support and shaping as you take your walk down the aisle.

But the real show-stopper? The pastel hues that blend into a soft, dreamy rainbow at the bottom of the dress. Brb, we’re SWOONING.

Shop This Whimsical pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

2: Fairytale Pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

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This pastel rainbow wedding dress is giving whimsical psychedelic fairytale vibes — and we are here. for. it. With a dreamy ruffle V-neck and cloudy organza fabric, it’s an ethereal take on a vintage-inspired silhouette.

Style it with some retro platform heels for an ultra rad look, or lean into the Bridgerton of it all and rock it with a pair of silk opera gloves and charming bling.

Shop This Dreamy Ruffle pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

3: Retro Pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

retro pastel rainbow wedding dress

Here at GWS, we love a good break from tradition, and this knee-length pastel rainbow wedding dress is checking off all our boxes. The unexpected combo of its 1950s-inspired silhouette and ombre pastels give it a playful, rock ‘n roll edge — perfect for a free-spirited elopement or a bright retro wedding.

Throw on an Elvis playlist and some cool wedding sunnies and you’re pretty much golden.

Shop This Knee-Length pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

sheer ruffled short wedding gowns

Looking to show off some leg for your big day? You’ll love these short wedding gowns!

4: Boho Silk Rainbow Gown

boho ombre silk rainbow wedding dress

For bohemian couples that want something different, free-spirited, and effortlessly chic, this silk rainbow wedding dress simply does not miss. The dreaminess is in the details — from the elegant patchwork to the flattering halter strap.

Hand-dyed with fresh botanicals, this rainbow gown is as eco-friendly as it is stunning. It’s a 10/10 for us.

Shop This Elegant Rainbow Wedding Gown

5: Red Carpet-Worthy Pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

silk chiffon pastel rainbow wedding dress

If the idea of a simple, minimalist dress is your worst nightmare, you’re going to LOVE this statement pastel rainbow wedding dress.

With a sultry fitted bodice and a cascading, frothy skirt, there’s absolutely no doubt that you’ll be the star of the show — as you should be! It’s time for your red carpet moment, and this rainbow gown is here to make it happen.

Shop This Dramatic Pastel Rainbow Wedding Dress

6: Regencycore Tulle Rainbow Wedding Dress

princess tiered tulle pastel rainbow wedding dress

Every Happily Ever After deserves a gorgeous gown — and this tulle rainbow wedding dress is fit for an ICONIC love story. If you want to breathe some new life into traditional fairytale vibes, it doesn’t get much better than this opulent pastel gown. For the finishing touch, a regal wedding crown is an absolute must.

Just try to name a more show-stopping and romantic look. We’ll wait.

Shop This Opulent Pastel Tulle Rainbow Wedding Dress

7: Joyful Tulle Rainbow Wedding Dress

bright ruffle tulle rainbow wedding dress

It isn’t anyone who can pull off a tulle gown in all the hues of the rainbow — and that’s exactly the point. They have to be a little outside the box, a little whimsical, and certainly a little adventurous. If you ARE the main character, this is the tulle rainbow wedding dress for you.

Featuring layers of floaty, rainbow tulle and frothy ruffles, it’s sparking ALL the joy. We especially love this look for a bright Pride wedding!

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8: Whimsical Floral Rainbow Gown

bright embellished floral rainbow wedding dress

Your wedding symbolizes the start of your new, married life, and what better way to represent that than with a rainbow wedding dress blooming with fresh flowers?

Embellished with dazzling blossoms (and even a butterfly or two), this botanical gown is lush and full of life. And, just like your love, these florals will never fade. Perfect for a romantic garden wedding!

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9: Three Dimensional Floral Rainbow Gown

three dimensional floral rainbow wedding dress

The romance of it all! With floral appliques that are literally blooming right off the fabric, this rainbow wedding dress is a springtime dream. Plus, with a sheer corset top that laces up in the back, this gown balances sweet and sexy for a mesmerizing, whimsical look.

It’s giving woodland fairy, Midsommar May Queen realness. One word: OBSESSED.

Shop This Bright SpringTime Rainbow Wedding Gown

bright floral embroidered wedding gowns

Floral embroidered wedding gowns are always a good idea! These are some of our faves.

10: Casual Striped Midi Rainbow Gown

casual striped midi rainbow wedding dress

Channeling vibrant city chic, this casual rainbow wedding dress is perfect for modern couples that want zero fuss and maximum fun as they tie the knot. With a shorter hemline (we’re all for the short gown trend!) and bright rainbow stripes, it would shine for a summertime elopement or unconventional courthouse wedding.

We’d style it with some vibrant and playful accessories (like summer-ready tassel earrings) to nail that good vibes only look. And the best part? This is a dress you’ll want to wear well after the wedding day.

Shop This Warm-Weather Rainbow Wedding Gown

Need More Unique Wedding Dress Ideas?

woman wearing a purple rainbow ombre style pastel wedding dress
photo: Ailin Rachael Hyde Photo | purple ombre dress: Millia London as seen in Our Favorite Wedding Dresses with a Pop of Color

With traditions taking a backseat, we LOVE seeing more and more couples creating one-of-a-kind weddings tailored to their one-of-a-kind love stories. And, as much as we adore a chic white wedding gown, there’s something so cool about rocking an unconventional dress!

If you want something unique but still gorgeously bridal for your big day, why not try a pretty in pink blush wedding gown? They’re feminine, flirty, and perfect if you’re all about the balletcore aesthetic!

For a more daring look, a black wedding gown is a MUST. With dark wedding ideas trending big time right now (we have Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker to thank for that!), you can expect to see gothic glam EVERYWHERE in the coming years. Now’s your chance to make this statement look your own.

As you saw with these rainbow wedding dresses, no hue is off the table when it comes to creating a wedding look you love. From sunny yellow to that something blue, we’ve rounded up the most gorgeous colorful wedding gowns for every style.

And if you do rock a rainbow wedding dress, we want to see it! Drop your inspo in the comments below or tag us on Instagram @greenweddingshoes.

photography: Vienna Glenn Photography // venue name: Sunset Point Rest Area, Mayer, Arizona, USA // event design: Konsider It Done // planning: Konsider It Done // florals: Mint Green Design // wedding dress: Willowby by Watters 'Hutton' // wedding dress boutique: J Bridal Boutique // hair stylist: OG Beauty // makeup artist: OG Beauty // paper goods: Freed Hands // models: Sierra Ellett

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