Would you be bold enough to walk down the aisle in black on your wedding day?

Red wasn’t the only colour to make a splash at New York Bridal Week this year. That’s right – black is back, and it’s offering an exciting contrast to the iconically white bridal scene.

But with a colour so strong, the prettiest way to wear it isn’t always by going for one colour all over, as you might with a subtler champagne or blush wedding dress. Instead, why not use the hue for a punchy injection into your accessories, whether that’s a bolero, belt or bag…

Justin Alexander nailed it on the runways at New York Bridal Week with his daring designs pictured below.

Ever thought about wearing black on your wedding day? At New York Bridal Week 2017 Justin Alexander set the standard for using this bold tone in bridal...

More traditional in shape, this sweetheart A-line ballgown is brought up to date with a bang by the subtly sparkling fabric and wrap-around black rose waist detailing.

Ever thought about wearing black on your wedding day? At New York Bridal Week 2017 Justin Alexander set the standard for using this bold tone in bridal...

A more modern shape, this slim fitting, spaghetti strap, V-neck dress is a celebration of simplicity with a perfect fit. An off-set black bow creates a statement belt, elegantly supported by the simple black choker necklace.

For more from New York Bridal Week 2017, check out the statement gowns from Ines di Santo (you’ll be swooning!), the red wedding dresses that are heating up the catwalks, and these new stylish ways with sleeves – perfect for the modern, fashion forward bride who still wants a traditional ceremony.

 

Has New York Bridal Week inspired you to wear something black on your big day?

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